How much is the American Rapper Pras Worth?
The American rapper, record producer, songwriter as well as the actor Prakazrel Samuel Michel is fondly known by his stage name- Praz.
Famous for being the member of the critically acclaimed hip-hop group called- The Fugees, he is one of the popular faces of the music scene of the hip-hop genre. Earning from his music, he has managed to make himself the owner of assets and bank balance the estimated net worth value of $20 Million.
Born on the October 19 pf 1972, Prakazel Samuel Michel was born in Brooklyn, New York of United States. He was then raised in Irvington of New Jersey, US. Except for these facts, not much of his early life is known to the public. However, there is no information about his parents.
To complete his high school education, he attended the Columbia High School in his hometown Maplewood, New Jersey. While in his high school he met Lauryn Hill and he soon introduced him to Wyclef Jean. They had a common music interest and soon formed a music group called- “The Rap Translators.”
After completing his high school, he then attended Rutgers College and finally joined Yale University to complete his double degree in Philosophy and Psychology.
As a Rapper
Pras became one of the members when they formed the musical group- The Rap Translators in the year 1989. Along with Lauryn Hill and Wyclef Jean, he released their debut album- “Blunted on Reality” in the year 1994. They later changed their name to “The Fugees.” With their multi-platinum single- The Score, they achieved a career of success in music. While being a member of the group, he also maintained his solo career.
He debuted solo with his full-length album- Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) which became an international hit. It became one of the top ten singles in 1999 and also critically acclaimed. It spent around eight weeks in the UK Top 5 as number 2 in the July of 1998. Other famous singles from the albums include “Bulworth,” “Blue Angels,” “Turn You On” and “Pushin.” In the year 2005, he released another album- “Win Lose or Draw” through Universal Recording.
As an Actor
As an actor, he made a cameo appearance in the 1999 film called- “Mystery Men.” Through his debut performance, he gained recognition in Hollywood. The following year 2000, Pras starred in the film- “Turn It Up.”
He then appeared in the films- “Higher Ed,” and “Go For Broke,” “Nora’s Hair Salon” as well as “Careful What You Wish For.” He played the role of Electric in the 2007 film “Feel The Noise.”
As a producer, he produced the films- First Night, Skid Row, The Mutant Chronicles, Paper Dreams, as well as Sweet Mickey for President.
|Name||Prakazrel Samuel Michel|
|Date of birth||October 19, 1972|
|Birthplace||Brooklyn, New York City, United States|
|Profession||Rapper, Producer, Actor|
|Net Worth||$20 Million|
Marriage & Divorce
The rapper was previously married to Angeli Severiano. After dating for a while, they got married. They even have a son together named Landon. However, they no longer remain together and have parted their ways.
Being a celebrity of the music scene, he is popular on the internet as well. With over 14 thousand followers on his Instagram and 2 thousand followers on his Twitter, he is an active user of most social medias.
With an estimated net worth value of $20 Million, he has earned all of his assets through his music career. Also working as a producer, his investments have also contributed to his net worth.
|2012||$ 9 Million|
|2015||$ 18 Million|
Rumors and Controversy
Unlike most celebrities from the hip-hop music scene, he has not caused much trouble for the media to see. No news about him involved in major controversy has surfaced in the press.
Currently, there are also no rumors surrounding him or his personal life out in public. Living a high life, he has maintained a stable life and career making a living out of it. One of the famed celebrity he is yet to make headlines regarding any negative information about him.