How much is the Rapper 2 Chainz Worth?
The infamous rapper Tauheed Epps is more popularly known by his stage name 2 Chainz or Tity Boi. Famous in the hip-hop scene he has been in the music field on the long run debuting in 1997.
The Grammy-winning rapper is known for his albums like- “Based on a T.R.U Story,” “B.O.A.T.S,” “Colegrove” and “Pretty Girls Like Trap Music.”
He is also the owner of his Record label- The Real University also known as T.R.U. Earning from his music career, he has made a huge amount of income. Summing up all of his earnings, it is estimated that the young rapper is worth around $6 Million.
Born on September 12, 1977, he was originally named Tauheed Epps by his parents. He was born in College Park, Georgia where he was also raised.
Growing up he always had trouble with the authorities and was dealing marijuana by the age 15. He was also regularly arrested for the possession of cocaine.
To complete his primary schooling, he attended the North Clayton High School. After that, he then joined the Alabama State University on a scholarship. But later left to join the Virginia State University.
At the beginning of his career, he formed a rapping duo with his high school mate- Earl Conyers. They took the pseudonym- Dolla Boy and Tity Boi to form the duo- Playaz Circle (Preparing Legal Assets for Years from A to Z).
They then released their independent album- “United We Stand, United We Fall” in 2002. The duo was then introduced to the rapper, Ludacris. The rapper Ludacris taking an interest in them started recording songs with them.
After recording couple of songs with them, Ludacris then signed the duo to his Record Label- Disturbing Tha Peace. They debuted with their album- “Supply & Demand” on the 30 October 2007. Two years later, their second album- “Flight 360: The Takeoff” on the September of 2009.
Shortly after, he left the record label although Ludacris was skeptical about the decision. He then changed his stage name to 2 Chainz as perceived to be more family friendly.
With the new name, he then released his mixtape called- T.R.U REALigion. His debut album- “Based on T.R.U story” was released the following year selling over 147 thousand copies in its first week. Although the album received mixed reviews from the critics, the album peaked up the US Billboard 200.
His second album followed in the May of 2013 titled- “B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time.” The album features other popular artists like Lil Wayne, Pharell Willims, Drake, T-Pain, Fergie, Rich Homie Quan, Drumma Boy as well as Push T, Mase, Wonder Arillo, Dj Toomp to mention some. Although the album was not as well received as his debut album, it was fairly successful commercially.
Right after the release of his second album, he then announced the release of his third album along with rapper Lil Wayne titled- “ColleGrave.” His most recent works include his EP called- “Pretty Girls Like Trap Music” released on the January 27 of 2016.
|Date of birth||September 12, 1977|
|Birthplace||College Park, Georgia, US|
|Height||6’4″ (193 cm)|
|Weight||88 kgs (194 lbs)|
|Profession||Rapper, Record Producer|
|Net Worth||$6 Million|
Marriage and Divorce
The rapper is married to his wife Kesha right now. They dated for quite a while and even had two daughters together before they even got engaged.
However, he proposed to her in 2013 and they married that same year. Their two daughters are named Heaven and Harmony, Recently on the October of 2015, they welcomed yet another child, a baby boy named- Halo. Together they reside in their California home.
The rapper has a huge number of fan base both on and off the internet. With a huge following of almost 4 Million on his Twitter and over 3 million on his Instagram, he is quite famous on the social sites as well.
The rapper has earned millions over the past years from his music career. Along with it, his brand endorsements, as well as sponsors have contributed to his net worth as well. Summing up all of his incomes and assets, he is currently an estimated worth of $6 million.
Rumors and Controversy
When aged just 15 he was convicted on the charges of cocaine possession. The police arrested him again in Maryland 0n the February 14th of 2013 for marijuana possession at the UMES concert.
The same year in June, the authorities convicted him at the LAX airport for the possession of controlled substance after the TSA found marijuana and promethazine in his bag. They charged him with the felony of narcotics possession.
On the August of 2013, his tour bus got pulled over in the Oklahoma City as the passenger side taillights were out. When pulled over the police suspected the use of marijuana because of the smell and smoke coming out of the open door of the bus. The authorities got the search warrant to let them in for a search and Epps along with the ten men inside came out.
On investigation, the authorities found firearms including 2 semi-automatic pistols and 12-gauge shotguns. They also found prescription painkillers and marijuana residue.