Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, who goes by the stage name of Kid Cudi is an American actor and a recording artist. His career came into prominence after his first mixed tape grabbed the attention of Kanye West. Let’s find out how much is Kid Cudi’s net worth in 2018.
Scott was born on January 30, 1984, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Elsie Harriet and Lindberg Styles Mescudi. He grew up in Shaker Heights and Solon.
He went to Shaker Heights High School and then to Solon High School. However, he was expelled after threatening the Principal of the school with physical violence. He got accepted to the University of Toledo but dropped out after one year.
Cudi has had a turbulent life, battling an addiction to marijuana, alcohol, and drugs.
Cudi’s daughter, Vada Wamwene Mescudi, was born in 2010. He had a custody battle with the mother and eventually they agreed to an out of court settlement.
Cudi released his first mixed tape in 2008, titled, A Kid Named Cudi. Kanye West came across this tape, and he went on to sign Cudi to his own label, GOOD Music. Since 2008, Cudi has enjoyed success in launching his own record label imprints, Dream On, which was dissolved and Wicked Awesome Records.
Cudi’s single, “Day ‘n’ Nite” was his first hit song to reach the Billboard charts in 2008.
In 2009, he released his debut album, Man on the Moon: The End of Day which was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
In subsequent years, he released, “Erase Me” and “Mr. Rager”, which were preludes to his 2010 album, Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager.
Later on, in the same year, Cudi took the bold step of forming his own band with a longtime fellow collaborator, Dot da Genius. They made one album together which hit the top spot on the Top Rock Albums charts.
2013’s Indicud, hit the charts with vigour and topped multiple music charts.
In 2014, he released another album titled, Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon.
Cudi is a popular artist and has worked with the likes of David Guetta, Shakira, Jay Z and Michael Bolton.
He has also ventured into the world of acting and has made appearances in TV shows like One Tree Hill, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and The Cleveland Show.
He was also the star of an HBO series, How to Make It in America, which was cancelled after two seasons.
Cudi has appeared in many movies like Maniac, Cruel Summer, Two Night Stand, Tacoma, Need for Speed, The Ever After, James White and Vincent-N-Roxxy.
Awards and Achievements
Since the start of his career, he has received 23 Nominations and has won 3 Awards.
He won a Beatport Music Award and an Urban Music Award in 2009 for “Day ‘n’ Nite (Crookers Remix)”.
He also won a Grammy Award in 2012 for “All of the Lights”.
Net Worth of Kid Cudi
Kid Cudi has a net worth of $5million. Cudi’s fortunes stem from his successful career as a musician in the industry as well as his acting roles both on TV and in the Movies.
Scott comes from a relatively humble background. His discovery by Kanye West launched him into the spotlight. His music resonates with the youth, especially high school and college children, by virtue of its contemporary beats. His talent in this field is evidenced by his collaboration with artists of high stature. In spite of his battling demons in his personal life, Cudi has made a name for himself in the American entertainment industry.