Chingy is an American based popular singer, rapper, and actor who was only nine years old when he started writing lyrics. At the age of 10, he showed up his rapping skills to the world. Presently, he is one of the well-known personalities in the US with a very large number of die-hard fans.
Chingy’s first album, i.e., Jackpot was a huge success, and around 2 million copies were sold in the USA, and this was in the year 2003. Chingy has amazing singing and rapping skills, and he is one of the best singers in the country today. In addition to the US, he is also widely recognized in countries like Brazil, New Zealand, Mexico and Australia. Let’s find out more about how much is Chingy’s net worth in 2018.
Chingy Early Life
Chingy was born on March 9, 1980, in St. Louis, Missouri. Since he was a teenager, he was very interested in music. It is exactly this which encouraged him to show his skills when he was only ten years old. His full name is Howard Bailey Jr. He attended McCluer North High School and was a popular guy among his friends. In addition to being an artist, he is also an entrepreneur who is running his own musical group.
Chingy Career, Awards & Achievement
In the initial phase of his career, Chingy received popularity due to some local hits that attracted the attention of many people. The debut album Jackpot was released on July 15, 2003, and there were many guest appearances in the album which also contributed to the success of Chingy. Jackpot got the tag of certified platinum within a year of its launch.
It was then in 2004 Chingy’s second album “Powerballin” hit the market and again attracted the attention of a very large number of music lovers. It also got the certified platinum tag in the year 2005. Followed by this, Chingy released many of the album which added a lot to his popularity. Some of the other albums include Hate or Love it, Hood Star, Watch the World, No Risk No Reward, etc.
In Australia and New Zealand, “Watch the World” became one among the top listened to songs in the year 2014. After 2006, Chingy also appeared in a few films, and almost all of them were big hits. Some of his movies are The System Within, Scary Movie 4, Psycho, Speed Dating, Polish Bar and Success & Failure.
Awards & Achievements
Chingy was a recognized one among the top rappers in the United States. His song Watch the World became a huge hit, and as already mentioned, it becomes the number second popular song in Australia and New Zealand. In the year 2004, he won the Soul Train Music Award.
Net Worth of Chingy
Chingy’s total net worth is $12 million, and the major sources of his income are Music, Film, and Television. Chingy also runs his own musical group which is known as the Full Dekk musical group, and 11 other artists are a part of this group. The net worth of Chingy has increased significantly since last three years. Chingy is also engaging himself in the new project, and thus the same is largely expected to have more rises.
Chingy is now a globally recognized musician and an actor. Almost all his albums were huge hits and had added more to his overall net worth. Because of his abilities to sing and rap in a different style, Chingy has been one among the well-known artists in the country. Chingy’s is currently working on some future projects for 2018 and is expected to come up with a new album soon.