Suge Knight is an American Music executive and a record producer who is also a well-known football player. He is famous for being a retired chief Executive officer of Death Row Records. Now let’s have a close look on Suge Knight’s net worth in 2018.
Suge Knight Early Life
Suge Knight was born in 1965, 19th April. His birth name is Marion Hugh Knight Junior. He was born in Compton, California. His father’s name is Maxine also known as Dikeman White. His mother is Marion Knight Senior. Suge was Hugh’s nickname in his childhood.
Suge went to Lynwood High School on the outskirts of Lynwood Town where he played football. Suge graduated from the school in 1983. Hence he was enrolled at El Camino College where he continued playing football up to 1985. He was then transferred to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he also participated in a football game for two years.
After college life, Suge did not get the opportunity of being drafted by the National Football League but was invited by Rams in the training camp located in Los Angeles. He was not included for the first-round players but as a replacement.
Suge Knight Career
Having done relatively well with National football league, Suge acquired a job as a concert promoter and a security guard for celebrities like Bobby Brown. He formed his studio and a publishing house. The company excelled and made profits. The climax came when Vanilla Ice also is known as Robert Winkle agreed to pay for their song Ice Ice Baby.
Subsequently, Suge set an artist management business with the famous West coast hip-hop artists the D.O.C and D.J Quik. The D.O.C made Suge encounter with members of a gangster rap group known as N.W.A.
During the encounters’ with N.W.A, Suge helped Dr. Dre and The D.O.C when they decided to leave the group label known as Ruthless Records under the manager Jerry Heller. After leaving, they co-founded Death Row Records in 1991 with Suge. At first, Suge seemed to meet his declaration by working with several other music companies for the group’s music and video distribution. In this regards, their solo debut album of 1993 by the name The Chronic put the group to platinum certification in the United States. This also promoted Dre’s debut album Doggystyle to gaining Platinum certification as well in the United States in 1994.
Suge’s friendship with Mc Hammers started in 1988. They began working together after shining of his 1994 album, The Funky Headhunter. The two and another friend of Hammers Tupac agreed to sign with Rous Records. They released several songs including Too Late Player. The group reputation drew back because of thuggish crime and the members decided to leave one by one. Some members of the group were murdered with Suge as the primary suspect.
Awards & Achievements
In 1995, Suge Knight received the award for Soundtrack of the Year.
Net worth of Suge Knight
Suge Knight has a net worth estimated of $200 thousand. He has amassed his wealth through his music executive duties where he had received a lot. Knight has also been a footballer, and that was also a wealth gathering event. Suge Knight has also been in Music Production Company where he was a shareholder as well as in the artist entertainment establishment. These responsibilities in addition to his music career have done a lot in relation to his net worth.
Suge Knight Career at first seemed to be his source of wealth and in fact, helped him but as he went on the going got tough and was involved in several suits relating to serious crimes and to mention the worst offense in the world. That is the murder crime where one loses his esteem after being referred to as part of it.