Celebrity: Kendrick Lamar
Date of Birth
Kendrick Lamar Net Worth:
American rapper Kendrick Lamar Duckworth simply known as Kendrick Lamar who has a net worth of $18 million dollars was born in Compton, California on the 7th of June, 1987.
Kendrick Lamar who started rapping while he was still in grade school, after he was motivated by his role model, Tupac Shakur and Dr. Dre, released his first mixtape while still in high school, and instantly got noticed of by local record label companies but eventually signed with Top Dawg Entertainment in the mid 2000s, and afterwards released another mixtape.
2008 and 2009 were successful years for Kendrick Lamar because they gave him more recognition that he needed while he appeared in a music video for Jay Rock’s “All My Life (in the Ghetto)”, and co-signed with Lil Wayne, after which he started calling himself Kendrick Lamar, instead of his stage initial name, K. Dot. Moving ahead with his music career Kendrick Lamar released another mixtape, and re-released a prior tape with his real name.
Later in 2010 and 2011, he toured many times, wile als releasing a very famous mixtape, with an independent album. On the 22nd of October, 2012, Kendrick Lamar released his first real studio album under Interscope Records and Aftermath Entertainment, while the album went ahead to sell more than 1.1 million copies in the United States alone. Asides the release of his studio albums, Kendrick has also featured in several singles with many prominent musicians inluding Drake, Robin Thicke, 2 Chainz, Birdman and J. Cole.
Lamar’s second studio album, Good Kid, m.A.A.d city, that was released in 2012 came to #1 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart and also #2 on the Billboard 200 chart. While his album To Pimp a Butterfly that was released in 2015 came to #1 on the Billboard 200 chart, also in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the UK. Lamar’s next album, Damn, that was released in 2017, came to #1 on the Billboard 200 outline and in Canada. While his best single “Humble” came to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100, US R&B/Hip-Hop, and US Rap charts. Lamar’s other fruitful singles includes the songs “Swimming Pools (Drank)”, “DNA”, and many more.