Bobby Shmurda is a well known African- American rapper and songwriter who is from Brooklyn, New York, USA. Bobby became famous after his track “Hot Nigga” that was rated as number 6 on the US Billboard Hot 100. Let’s find out more about how much is Bobby Shmurda’s net worth in 2018.
Bobby Shmurda Early Life
Bobby Shmurda was born as Ackquille Jean Pollard on August 4, 1994 in Miami, Florida, USA. He was the younger of the two sons to Trinidadian mother and Jamaican father. Bobby’s father was captivated when Bobby was born. His mother moved with Bobby after his birth to Brooklyn, New York City.
During his childhood in Brooklyn, Bobby Shmurda spent fifteen months in detention for probation violation. At the time, he was arrested on a gun charge that was later dropped. However, Bobby became the ringleader of “GS9”, the criminal enterprise. This group got into disputes with criminal gangs, committed murder, carried out non-fatal shootings and engaged in drug trafficking along King’s Highway to East Flatbush.
Bobby Shmurda Career, Awards & Achievement
Bobby Shmurda began rapping since he was ten-years old and released his first song “Knuck If You Buck” (2004). The feature was a remix of Crime Mob’s. However, Bobby got no attention from public until 2014. This was after he released “Hot Nigga” featuring the beat from the Lloyd Banks’ song “Jackpot”. In addition, Bobby added a video of “Shmoney dance” choreographed by him in summer 2013. The same dance was performed by Beyoncé while she was “On the Run Tour” with her husband, Jay-Z, an American rapper.
The Canadian rapper, Drake, danced the same one while hosting the 2014’s ESPY Awards. Fellow rappers namely Juicy J, French Montana, Lil’ Kim, Gunplay and T.I. made freestyles of the song “Hot Nigga” after its release. The song was at number 21 on the Billboard Rap Digital chart. The song was remixed with features of guest vocals namely Chris Brown, Jadakiss and Busta Rhymes.
Bobby appeared as a guest host on television shows like “Husbands of Hollywood”. He was also on fourth season episode called “Hart Medication”. In July 2014, Bobby performed with his fellow American rapper, Meek Mill and signed the record deal, Epic Records. On August 29, 2014, Bobby released a reggae remix featuring Junior Reid, Mavado, Popcaan and Jah X. On September 5, 2014, the second remix to “Hot Nigga” was released featuring Fabolous, Chris Brown, Jadakiss, Rowdy Rebel, Busta Rhymes and Yo Gotti. Jahlil Beats was supposed to release Bobby’s studio album with Epic Records in 2016 but, it has been postponed awaiting Bobby’s release from prison.
In December 2014, Bobby was accused for conspiracy to commit murder. He was in court on charges of conspiracy for murder with his fellow singers. His lawyer, Alex Spiro, mentioned Bobby was outstanding even in court. According to the lawyer, Bobby Shmurda’s bail was set to very high value at $2 million. After a month, his family used their property as collateral to bail him out. But, they were unsuccessful because the judge denied the request.
Net Worth of Bobby Shmurda
Initially, Bobby Shmurda’s net worth was estimated to be $20 million. Yet, according to Alex Spiro, his lawyer, Bobby Shmurda is net worth around $427k only. Hence, requesting the bail of $2 million is too high for Bobby and his family to pay. According to Alex Spiro, the bail should be lowered to a range of $50-100k. Currently, Bobby Shmurda earns 10 to 25 cents per hour since he is imprisoned. This totals to an average of $7.75 per week. Bobby spends his free time in composing songs with the hope of recording them when he is a free man.
Bobby Shmurda is aged 23. He became a famous rapper after releasing “Hot Nigga” in 2004. At present, he is in jail because he is suspected of being in murder conspiracy. Fans are eagerly waiting for his release and waiting for him to get back to his music career as soon as possible.