How much does Chance the rapper earn? And what’s the real net worth of Chance the rapper? Chance The Rapper a singer, songwriter, rapper, actor and a record producer. The Chicago based rapper is known for releasing free music and never sold a physical album.
He used his ten-day suspension to launch his music career, and today he is one of the most successful unsigned artists. So, the big question is, how does Chance The Rapper earn his net worth fortune? Well, we got you and stay put and learn how. Here is a quick summary of Chance The Rapper’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Born 1993 Chancellor Jonathan Bennett who goes by his professional name Chance The Rapper hails from Chicago. He is the son of Ken Williams-Bennett and Lisa Bennet who worked at the office of Senator Barack Obama and Illinois Attorney General respectively.
Bennet went to Jones College Prep High School where he was suspended constantly for registering poor grades and once received a ten-day suspension for smoking cannabis. At the school that’s where his love of music developed and he would listen to Kanye West album The College Dropout which he says he was a huge influence on him and drew inspiration from him.
Chance The Rapper is the father of Kensil, a baby girl he got with her former girlfriend Kirsten Corley whom they started a relationship within 2013 but separated in 2015. He supports the child and spends lots of time with his daughter.
Chance The Rapper career dint, start on a high note, and he got little support from his teachers who ridiculed his dreams of becoming a rapper. However, that dint kills his ambitions and following his 10-day suspensions for smoking cannabis, he recorded his first mixtape 10 Day. The mixtape was released in 2012 as a free download in DatPiff and caught the attention of Forbes Magazine and Complex magazine. As of today, the mixtape has been downloaded more than 500,000 times.
Following the success of the mixtape which placed him in the rap radar, he received an invitation to collaborate a song with hip-hop artist Childish Gambino on his 6th mixtape and even accompany him on his tour. His Breakthrough in music came when he released his second mixtape Acid Rap at DatPiff in 2013. The mixtape to date has been downloaded more than 1.5 million times and ranked on position 63 at Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop albums chart. After its release he made his festival debut at Lollapalooza. To date, he has released another mixtape Coloring Book (2016) and one with The Social Experiment titled Surf (2015).
On his acting career, he made his acting debut with the film Mr. Happy, Saturday Night Live 2015, 2017, Clapping for the Wrong Reasons 2013, Wild ‘N Out 2017 among others.
As of today, he has built a name for himself as a musician and a social activist and collaborated with several notable names in the music industry such as Skrillex, Kanye West, Justin Bieber, James Blake, Big Sean, DJ Khaled, Lil Wayne among others.
Awards & Achievements
Some of the awards Chance The Rapper has received 2 BET Awards, 2 BET Hip Hop Awards, 3 Grammy Awards, 1 iHeartRadio Music Award, 1 NAACP Image Award, 1 Soul Train Music Award among others.
Net Worth of Chance The Rapper
Chance The Rapper net worth currently stands at $10 million. Its recorded by Forbes that in 2017 Chance The Rapper earnings totalled to $33 million. But the question is how did he amass such a huge net worth figure yet he doesn’t sell his music and distribute his music freely on streaming sites? Well, Chance The Rapper net worth figures have been as a result if lucrative festival gigs and arena dates. Don’t forget he has also collaborated with high profile artist in some of the high-profile songs such as “I’m the One” 2017. Another of Chance The Rapper net worth booster is endorsement deals with brands such as Kit Kat and Apple.
Though he is young Chance The Rapper net worth figures shows a man who has overcome all odds and made it in the industry. Today he had made a name for himself and gained global recognition, and I can tell you in the recent years his net worth figures will grow exponentially.