Dame Dash is an American music producer, actor and an entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Roc- A- Fella records with Shawn Carter and Kareem Burke. Dash was hard working since his childhood and was sent to private school to receive the better education. He says he learned to hustle from his mother, who died of an asthma attack when he was just 15. Keep reading to know more about Dame Dash’s net worth in 2018.
Dame Dash Early Life
Dame is known as Damon Anthony Dash who was born on 3rd May 1971 in New York City in the U.S. It is remarkable to know that he swept the floors of barbershop and sold newspapers in order to buy sneakers and shirts as a teenager. Dash had plans to marry late R&B singer Aaliyah whom he met in 1999 through his accountant in New York City and dated till her death in 2001 in a plane crash in The Bahamas. Dash once on his interview with MTV News told that ‘Everyday with Aaliyah was special.’ He then married Rachel Roy who is a fashion designer, and they have a daughter and two sons now.
Dame Dash Career
In 1992, his friend Clark Kent introduced him to a young rapper from Brooklyn named Jay-Z. The two hit it off, and together with silent partner Kareem “Biggs” Burke, they launched Roc-A-Fella Records in 1996. Dash is the co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records; he served as Jay-Z’s Manager and business partner. The duo of Jay-Z and Dash was well on the way to global success with Jay-Z’s first album ‘reasonable Doubt’.
But very soon their relationship came to an end with just two events. The first incident was when Roc-A-Fella records purchased by Def Jam Recordings in 2004 post which Jay- Z agreed to become Def Jam’s President. The second incident was when Jay-Z bought Dash out of his stake in Rocawear. Later it was claimed that Dame Dash was also involved with blind debt in April 2014.
Awards & Achievements
However Dash is not the recipient of many awards with his career, critics say that Dash is the jack of all trades and master of none which was admitted by himself and which made him prove his diverse empire is worth its weight. Trying to establish himself as an independent force following a high-profile split from partner Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, Dash had aspirations to be a “hustler” from an early age.
Net worth of Dame Dash
With an estimated net worth of $55 million, Dash also knows how to spend them very quickly. He has his love for variety and colorful sneakers which were purchased by him at large in numbers on a monthly basis. Dash’s Los Angeles home is a sprawling 650 square-meter pad, complete with fountains, giant plasma screen TVs and plenty of room to relax. He also has a chauffeur-driven luxury car, worth more than half a million dollars.
Dash Damn’s sincerity to earn since his early adult age during his schooling is overwhelming to the fact that he can do any work which made him the jack of all trades and master of none as mentioned earlier. Even without Jay-Z in tow, Dash’s burgeoning empire goes well beyond music. He dabbles in films, fashion, boxing, publishing and even alcohol.