Adidja Azim Palmer better known as Vybz Kartel is a renowned Jamaican Music artist, entrepreneur and a record producer who was convicted of murder. His nickname was ‘Worl’ Boss’ and has been known for his prolific and skilled lyricist. He has received credit for making dancehall songs very popular and funny enough, he continues to release music while still in prison, and he is featured by various artists. Keep reading to learn more on the net worth of Vybz Kartel in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Vybz was born in 1976 on January 7th in Kingston Jamaica to Teresa Palmer. He grew together with his five siblings in Waterhouse, Kingston. Vybz schooled at Calabar High School, and as a result of indiscipline, he got expelled from school. After he got expelled, he joined a technical tutorial from where he completed his education.
At many times, he found himself in the wrong arm of the law as he was accused several times of being in possession of marijuana. His worst nightmare would come when he was charged with murder for killing a businessperson. Also, he faced another charge of being in possession of illegal firearms.
Vybz has been married for two times. The first time that he got married was to Stacy Elliot. They lived together for a few years before they got divorced. By the time they got divorced, the couple had no children. His second marriage was to Tanesha Johnson with whom they have two children: Little Addi and Little Vybz.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His music career began when he was very young. In 1993, it was the first time that he went to the studio to record his song. By 2005, Vybz had produced several hits, and he had become a worldwide celebrity. In 2005, it was the same year that he had stage conflict with Ninjaman, but later, they would together hold a press conference, and they stated that they were in peace and no grudges against each other. However, very few people believed this, and they treated it as a PR exercise for the two artists.
Vybz has come up with albums and singles that received a warm reception from very many people. In 2008, he hosted street parties that had a huge number young people showing up. Despite being in Jail, many people have continued to nickname him the King of Dancehall music as he continues to release music even when he is in jail. Among the awards, this star had bagged include 4 EME Award and The Caribbean Urban Music Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Vybyz Kartel is over $2.5 million. This fortune was generated from his career as a musician. During his active time as a musician, Vybz was known to drop hit after hit which accumulated millions of views. He has performed in various shows, and concerts and his albums have had huge commercial success.
Despite being in Prison, Vybz has continued to release hit after hit. He is a responsible man as all the proceeds that come from the music that he releases goes towards his family. This means he still carries his responsibility as the provider of the family.