Chance the Rapper net worth in 2019: What is his net worth today and how did he become successful? Read on as we unveil the secret behind Chance The Rapper rise to fame, net worth and earnings.
Who is Chance the Rapper?
Chance the Rapper is a Chicago born rapper, songwriter and actor who rose to fame for his mixtape Acid Rap which he released in 2013.
He has received numerous awards for his outstanding acts, and his singles and albums have also made it to Billboard charts. Chance The Rapper net worth is hopping $33 million.
|Net Worth||$33 million|
|Date of Birth||April 16, 1993|
As you may all guess Chance the Rapper isn’t his real name but a stage/professional name. His full name is Chancelor Jonathan Bennett who is an American born on the 16th of April 1993 in Chicago, Illinois to Ken Williams-Bennett and Lisa Bennett.
He grew up in a middle-class family as his parents worked with the US government especially his father who was once an aide to former US President Barack Obama.
Bennett who got inspired by the music of Michael Jackson developed a passion for music. He was also able to share his idea of becoming a rapper with Barack Obama who motivated him to give it a try.
Chance the Rapper attended Jones College Prep High School and started rapping while in school. He also had some performances in school but had a glitch in his life as he was caught smoking cannabis.
Bennett began his career while in high school and also went on to release his first mixtape titled 10 days in 2012 after weeks of writing and recording.
The mixtape received thousands of download on DatPiff. The success of his mixtape also gave him the privilege of meeting music producers Chuck Inglish and Blended Babies.
The next year been 2013, Bennett released Acid Rap his second mixtape which had three times the number of downloads 10 days had on DatPiff. The mixtape performed credibly as it got nominated for various awards and even received lots of positive reviews.
Having been shot to the limelight, Bennett appeared in a commercial for various brands such as MySpace and Dockers. He also performed in music festivals and shows.
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Bennett also worked with Kanye West on his album Life of Pablo ‘as he helped write some of the songs in the album.
He also together with fellow stars Alicia Keys, Busta Rhymes, Janelle Monáe and J. Cole met former US President to discuss racial justice.
Bennett released his third mixtape titled ‘Coloring Book‘ in 2016 which received over 30 times the amount of downloads his previous mixtape had. The mixtape also sold thousands of copies and also went on to be on Billboard chart.
In 2016, Bennett decided to go on a musical tour to further promote his mixtape. He toured the United States and Europe thereby increasing his popularity.
Bennett just released his first album in July 2019 titled The Big Day. It should be worthy of note that Bennett isn’t signed to any record label and works as an independent artist. Some regard him as the next best thing in rap music.
Bennett has a daughter with his wife Kirsten Corley who he got married to in the month of March 2019. He is a devoted Christian and refers to Jesus as his personal Lord and saviour.
If you listen to his songs you will notice he often refers to God in his music. He believes that God is the source and sustainer of his successful career.
Chance The Rapper Net Worth: How did he amass such wealth?
It comes as a surprise to many for an artist who isn’t signed to any record label is worth $33 million but a breakdown shows that Bennett makes close to $2 million annually as basic income. He also made millions from his comedy tours of Europe and the United States.
Bennett also appears on a commercial for top brands and gets paid for it. Bennett purchased his house in Chicago for $3.7 million. He has also donated a million dollars to charity organization and social works.
As of 2019, Chance The Rapper Net Worth is estimated $33 million.
Awards and recognition
Bennett has received numerous awards but we will mention a few which are the following below:
-2017: BET Awards for Best New Artist
-2017: BET Awards for Best Collaboration
-2016: BET Hip-hop Awards for Best New Hip Hop Artist
-2017: Grammy’s Awards for Best New Artist
-2017:iHeartRadio Music Awards for Best New Hip-Hop Artist