Method Man Net Worth in 2019: How much is the rapper and music producer worth today and what is the secret behind such wealth and fame? Read on as we unveil secrets behind his successful career and wealth.
Who is Method Man?
Popularly referred to as Method Man, his real name is Clifford M. Smith Jr. and he is an American rapper and actor.
Method man is also a member of the American hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan formed in 1992. Apart from being a member of the group, he also works with duo partner Redman.
He has won a Grammy and also has starred in movies such as Venom (2005), The Cobbler (2014), and Keanu (2016).
Method Man Net Worth currently stands at $14 million.
|Net Worth||$14 million|
|Date of Birth||March 2, 1971|
Method Man was born on the 2nd of November 1971 in Hempstead, Long Island in the US state of New York.
He had his upbringing in both Long Island and also in Park Hill Staten Island as his parents didn’t live together. Smith has two sisters namely Terri and Missy.
Rise to Fame
He started out as a member of the hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan. The group released its first album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) in 1993 and Method man was privileged to solo one of the songs.
In 1994, he got signed to Def Jam Recordings with the Wu-Tang Clan approval. That year saw him release his first album titled Tical.
The album sold over a million copies and also debuted on Billboard Hot 100 Charts.
Filled with the thoughts that the world was coming to an end, Method Man released his second album in 1998 titled Tical 2000: Judgement Day which had Chris Rock and Redman featuring in it with brief appearances by Janet Jackson and Donald Trump.
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The album was commercially more successful than the previous album. He later collaborated with rapper Redman to produce the album Blackout which went on to top charts and sell millions of copies.
Apart from music, Method man is also a professional actor who started out acting in the late 1990s, playing in television series such as HBO’s The Wire, The Twilight Zone and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
From there on he began starring in movies which include Garden State (2004), Belly (1998), The Wackness (2008), and How High (2001) where he acted with friend Redman.
How did he amass such wealth?
Method Man Net Worth currently is a whopping $14 million which he earned from his sales of records, tours and from acting.
He owns a MERCEDES 2003 SL 55 AMG priced at $125,000. He also has a house in Staten Island.
He got married to Tamika Smith in 2001 and they are still married to date. They have three children namely Sha, Rae, and Cheyenne.
Method Man in 2007 was arrested and persecuted on possession of marijuana and was sentenced to community service.
Also in 2009, he was arrested on charges of evading taxes worth $33,000. He pleaded guilty and was made to pay a fine of $106,000.