Aesop Rock “Ian Matthias Bavitz” is a hip hop music artist and producer from the United States of America. He has released more than 10 studio and extended play albums that ranked on the United States top charts. Go on reading to know Aesop Rock’s net worth in 2018, professional career and personal life below.
Aesop Rock was born as Ian Matthias Bavitz on June 5, 1976, in Syosset, a hamlet in the Town of Oyster Bay in New York, United States. His father’s name is Paul Bavitz, and his mothers is Jameija Bavitz. Aesop Rock has 2 brothers, Christopher Bavitz who is a Harvard Law School Clinical Professor and a managing director of Cyberlaw Clinic Harvard’s research centre Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, and Graham Bavitz.
Aesop Rock finished his schooling from the Northport High School in 1994. Following his graduation, he went to Boston University where he met the DJ and hip-hop artist Blockhead, and he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in visual arts after 4 years of his high school graduation.
For his personal life and marriage, Aesop Rock has been married and divorced one time to the founder of the rock band “Dirty Ghosts”, Allyson Baker. The couple lived in San Francisco, but their divorce and marriage dates remain unknown. That has been the only revealed relationship which Aesop Rock ever had, as he might have kept his personal life in private.
Prior to going professionally in the music career, Aesop Rock worked in several jobs and positions such as in packaging art, phone answering for a clothing catalogues next to an hour of photographic processing work. His interest in music grew a lot when he used to go to New York City with his family, and he began learning to play the piano and bass during his early ages.
During his college time, Aesop Rock released his debut studio album “Music for Earthworms”, which he was responsible for its financing, and it got sold for hundreds of copies only through the internet. After graduating from college and signing to Mush Records, he released “Float” album, which had tracks featuring several artists and the album received positive views.
Aesop Rock’s began experiencing huge success with his 4th studio album “Bazooka Tooth” as it ranked on top charts and it was his first rankings. Recently, he made his debut movie soundtrack for the action thriller movie “Bushwick”.
Awards & Achievements
Aesop Rock doesn’t have any award nominations or winnings to mention. However, one of his recent albums titled “The Impossible Kid” has been considered as one of the 2016 Favorite Rap and Hip-Hop Albums. It is also important to mention that Aesop Rock has been ranked as one of the Top 100 Artists of the Decade by betterPropaganda, and his rank is the 19th. His studio album “Skelethon” gave him his debut at 1 on the United States Top Independent Albums chart.
Net Worth of Aesop Rock
The hip-hop music artist and producer Aesop Rock “Ian Matthias Bavitz” net worth is set to $2.5 million. He made his millions from the albums and singles he released and performed. Aesop Rock’s albums “Skelethon” and “None Shall Pass” made over a hundred of thousands of copies in sales.
Aesop Rock is one of the century’s top growing hip-hop artists. He started his career on his own and released his debut album “Music for Earthworms” through self-financing it all by himself before he got signed to record labels. Aesop Rock’s latest work is on the soundtrack of a movie named “Bushwick”.