2 Chainz best known as a rapper but he is an investor as well, record producer, songwriter and an entrepreneur. Slowly the rapper has risen through the ladder to become one of the highly respected rappers in the world and among the most sought-after rapper to do a collabo with.
So how has 2 Chainz crafted his own way to the top with the big boys and how has he turned a paycheck of $100k to a net worth figure of millions. Keep reading to know more about 2 Chainz’s net worth in 2018.
2 Chainz Early Life
Born Tauheed Epps and later known as 2 Chainz as a professional name he hails from Georgia where he was born in 1977. 2 Chainz went to North Clayton High School where after graduation joined Alabama State University through a scholarship. He transferred to Virginia State University but came back again to Alabama State University where he graduated.
Currently, Epps isn’t married yet, but he has two daughters Harmony and Heaven and also a boy Halo.
2 Chainz Career
2 Chainz music career kicked off in 1997 when he formed the hip hop duo Playaz Circle with Earl Conyers. They released an album titled United We Stand, United We Fall in 2002 and that’s when they met Ludacris. After Ludacris achieved the commercial success, he convinced Epps to join him and signed them both in Disturbing Tha Peace record label. After being signed in 2007, they released their debut album Supply & Demand and another one in 2009 Flight 360: The Takeoff. Some of the songs that hit in these two albums are “Duffle Bag Boy,” “U Can Believe It,” “Stupid,” “Can’t Remember” and “Hold Up.”
In 2011 the criticism of the stage name “Tiny Boi,” he decided to change it to 2 Chainz and on the same year released T.R.U REALigion mixtape. The following year he released his debut studio album Based on a T.R.U Story .the album debuted to number one on Billboard 200 and as of today the album has been certified Platinum having sold over 623,000 copies to date. Some of the hit songs in the album are “No Lie,” “Birthday Song” and “I’m Different.”
Between 2012 and 2015 2 Chainz released two studio albums B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time 2013 and ColleGrove in 2015 which had songs such as “Feds Watching,” “Used 2”, “Bounce,” “Gotta Lotta,” “MFN Right” among others.
Recently he released his fourth studio album Pretty Girls Like Trap Music 2017 which was supported by three singles “It’s a Vibe,” “4 AM” and “Good Drank.” Apart from studio albums 2 Chainz has also released a couple of mixtapes such as Hibachi for Lunch, Felt Like Cappin, Trap-A-Velli Tre among several others.
Awards & Achievements
As of today, 2 Chainz has won 2 BET Awards, 5 BET Hip Hop Awards, and 1 Grammy Awards. In 2012 his songs “Mercy” won Best Hip-Hop Song of the Year during Soul Train Awards.
Net Worth of 2 Chainz
2 Chainz net worth is $7.5 million. During 2011 to 2014 the rapper net worth was just below $2 million, but today it has skyrocketed to a seven-digit figure. 2 Chainz earns a big chunk of his money through music sales and tours, but he also boosts his net worth figure with endorsements deals as well.
2 Chainz is among renowned rappers in the world. Through hard work, the rapper has become a household name in the hip-hop circles today. Apart from music, the business part of him can be portrayed through his hoodies line CEO Millionaires, and his own record label The Real University.