Jarren Benton is a an American born rapper and singer. He has released a number of songs and albums, some of which have performed really successfully on American music charts. Here is a quick summary of Jarren Benton’s net worth in 2019, career and earnings
Jarren Benton was born on October 26,1981 in Decatur City of Georgio State. He is of African origin and his full name is Jarren Giovanni Benton. Benton is married since 6 years and has two children. He has neither revealed the name of his wife nor his children. Benton feels it is something personal and he is more focused on developing his career.
From a very young age, Benton had aspirations of becoming a rapper. Performing at Atlanta in amateur showcases, he started establishing a name for himself. He admits that it was a bit difficult because the taste of music for people in Atlanta was different.
Benton’s musical career took off in the year 2009 when he released his debut mixtape, Jarren Benton: The Mixtape. The album was produced by the Beatgods. Further in 2011, he released a mixtape titled, ‘Huffing Glue With Hasselhoff.’ This project was in collaboration with the producer SMKA.
Benton’s turning point of his career was with the release of his song titled, Skitzo. The song was able to reach to over a 3 million views on YouTube. This was followed by a chain of events that transformed Benton’s life. The video reached to the CEO of Funk Volume, an independent record label in America. Hopsin, an American underground rapper was the one who forwarded the video to the CEO of Funk Volume, Dame Ritter.
This eventually led Ritter and Hopsin signing Benton up to the label in May 2012. Benton soon started receiving many offers for signing with top labels and collaborations with leading artists. The first release with Funk Volume was ‘Freebasing with Kevin Bacon,’ which was a mixtape featuring Rittz, Freeway, Jon Connor and other artists.
2013 was a dream come true for Benton. He released his first ever studio album titled, My Grandma’s Basement. It had guest appearances from many leading artists. He would later find himself touring the country for the same album, ‘Grandma’s Basement Tour.’
Benton’s second studio album was released on in 2016, which was produced by his own label called Benton Enterprises. A year later, he released his third studio album, ‘The Mink Coat Killa LP.” He has since then worked on a series of collaborations with other artists.
Awards & Achievement
His debut album, My Grandma’s Basement did fairly well on American music charts. It had climbed to 152 on Billboard 200 chart and was featured in the top four on the Heatseekers Albums chart of Billboard. Benton had also toured around the world, for two months with Dizzy Wright, SwizZz and Hopsin. During the tour they conducted 54 shows in just 60 days!
Net Worth of Jarren Benton
Benton’s singing career has made him earn in millions of dollars. He has signed up with a number of well known and popular labels in the music industry. These include Warner Bros. Records, Fontana Records, Funk Volume and Benton Enterprises. Benton Enterprises is his own label. His total earnings from his songs and endorsements has made his net worth climb up to a whooping $1 million.
Jarren Benton’s singing career has been really interesting and adventurous. From releasing mixtapes on his own to touring the United States, performing with famous artists, it has been really exciting for him. Going forward he wants to keep on sailing through the skies of music and earn a place in the hearts of his fans.