How Much Is the Rapper Chief Keef Worth?
The popular American Rapper is in the music scene since 2011 making his way up the industry. Keith Cozart, being his real name, he is more famously known as Chief Keef.
He is popular for his music videos from his debut album- “Finally Rich.” Also known for his albums-“Bang 3- Part 1” and “Nobody,” he has made a name for himself in the music field as one of the popular rappers of the hip-hop genre. Earning from all of his album releases, he has managed to earn the estimated net worth value of $250 thousand.
Born as Keith Cozart, his mother was only sixteen when he was born. He was born in Illinois, Chicago and spent his childhood in the Parkway Garden Homes in Washington Park neighborhood.
Since his father was not around since his childhood, his grandmother was his legal guardian. His birth date is August 15, 1995.
For his primary schooling, Keef attended the Dulles Elementary School as well as the therapeutic day school- Banner School. He then started attending the Dyett High School to complete his studies but soon dropped out when he was just 15 years old.
Keef started rapping since a very young age and first came to local attention when he released his mixtapes. Debuting to the music field while in a house arrest with his mixtapes- “The Glory Road” and “Bad,” he soon gained interest and attention of the local music scene.
Through his YouTube account he started posting music videos. After his house arrest ended, the WorldStarHipHop released a video of a child hysterically celebrating the release of the rapper from house arrest which increased his popularity more and more.
Starting from a local scene, he was soon offered to sign to multiple record labels including Young Jeezy’s- “CTE World.”
However, he finally signed a deal with the Interscope Records under a separate deal which promised him his own recording label- Gliry Boyz Entertainment. Through it, he then released his debut album- “Finally Rich” on 18 December, 2012. The album included feature from other popular artists like- 50 Cent, Young Jeezy, Rick Ross as well as Wiz Khalifa. The album was an instant hit and he earned a place for himself in the XXL Magazines Freshman Class of 2013. The same year, he also became the newest member of the 1017 Brick Squad Records of Gucci Mane.
On his 18th birthday, he released his mixtape- Bang, Pt 2. Although highly anticipated, this album did not receive the positive critiques like his previous albums. He then released his mixtapes- “Bang 3,” “Gucci Sosa,” and “Bang Pt.2.”
He has also announced the release of his next mixtape- Back From The Dead and also an EP. In 2014, his mixtapes was included in the 25th position on the list of the Best Rap Albums of 2014. His most recent works include- Sorry 4 The Weight which he released on the 18 of February, 2015.
Recently on the March of 2016, he announced his retirement as a rapper through his Twitter. However, he will be featured in the MGK’s song titled- Young Man.
|Date of birth||August 15, 1995|
|Height||5’11” (180 cm)|
|Weight||76 kg (167.5 lbs)|
|Profession||Rapper, Record Producer|
|Father’s name||Alfonso Cozart|
|Mother’s name||Lolita Carter|
|Net Worth||$250 K|
|Siblings||names not disclosed|
Marriage and Divorce
Although the famous rapper has dated a lot of women in the past although not much information is disclosed on their identity. He dated the model Pretty Mesha, for a while before finally being engaged in 2013.
He is also a father to four children with three different women. His children are named- Krue Karter Cozart, Rashieda Saunders, and Kayden Kash Cozart. The name of his second daughter is not yet known.
Chief Keef being one of the most adored rappers, he has a huge fan base. On his Instagram he has over 3.5 million followers while on his Twitter account, he has around 1.19 million followers.
With the estimated net worth of around $250 thousand, he has earned all of it through his record deals and brand endorsements.
Rumors and Controversy
Rapper Chief Keef sued by Team Major
The infamous rapper Chief Keef, was sued by the promotion companu named- Team Major after allegedly not making an appearance in the IndigO2 Arena as planned. He was sued $75 thousand by the company in the January of 2013.