DJ Paul is an American DJ, rapper, record producer, and songwriter. His hometown is Tennessee. His actual name is Paul Duane Beauregard. Famous late rapper Lord Infamous was his half-brother. He founded the hip-hop group Three 6 Mafia. Here is a quick summary of DJ Paul’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
DJ Paul Early Life
DJ Paul was born on13th October in 1977. He has one deformed arm, his right arm. His right arm never grew larger; he calls it “Baby Arm.” His hometown is Memphis, Tennessee. At that time the east and west coast used to dominate the rap industry. With Dj Paul and Juicy J dirty south came to prominence.
DJ Paul Career
His career started in the 80s. He released many solo tapes. He even released three collaboration albums with his brother Lord Infamous. He met Juicy J. Three of them founded the group, Three 6 Mafia. It became very famous in the late 90s and early 200s. Their song When the Smoke Clears ranked 6 on the Billboard Chart.
They became commercially successful with their two albums, Da Unbreakables and Most Known Unknown. The year 2006 was memorable for them; Juicy J, Dj Paul, Crunchy Black and Frayser Boy won Oscar for Best Original Song for the song Its Hard out Here for a Pimp. Their group originated a new style of music, crunk style.
In 2008 their group was having some conflicts with the label Sony. This lets Juicy J and Dj Paul to pursue their solo careers. He released “The Weigh In” in 2009. After a few months, he released his second solo album titled “Scale-A-Ton” under his own newly founded record company. The album earned a positive review. The next year his mixtape Too Kill Again was released. It was hosted by Dj Scream and Dj Whoo Kid. It featured many upcoming artists, such as Lion Heart, Partee, Thug Therapy and Miscellaneous.
In October 2012 he released A Person of Interest. He focused mainly on performing as Dj in 2013. In 2015 his album “Master of Evil” released. He is also known as King of the South Gate.
Awards & achievements:
He won Academy Award in the category Best Original Song for his song “It’s hard out there for a pimp.”
Net worth of DJ Paul
Reportedly DJ Paul has a net worth of $16 million. He released three studio albums; his brother Lord Infamous helped him with those. He accumulated most of his wealth from his music career. Apart from music he is active in business also.
Along with friend Juicy J, he launched his own fashion wear in the year 2007. It includes T-shirts, hats, stickers, and accessories. In 2009 he founded his own record label named Scale-A-Ton. He launched two albums under his label. He also owns two real estate companies. In 2016 his net worth was $15 million.
He was engaged to Majda Baltic. He met her at Salt Lake City airport. Now they are separated. As per the reports, he is not dating anyone presently. Along with Majda, he participated in Celebrity Wife Swap. Plaxico Burress and his wife also participated in that episode. Dj Paul appeared in Vh1’s Famous Food, a cooking show and won the show.