Lloyd Banks is a hip-hop artist from the United States of America who is also the co-founder of the hip-hop band, G-Unit along with 50 Cent and Tony Yayo. Lloyd Banks also appeared in many TV shows including Saturday Night Live, So You Think You Can Dance, Project X, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and others. Let’s find out how much is Lloyd Banks’s net worth in 2018.
Lloyd Banks Early Life
Christopher Charles Lloyd was born on April 30, 1982, in New Carrollton, Maryland, United States. His father was in jail for a very long period leaving his mother, Rosa Lloyd to take care of him. Lloyd Banks was raised and grown in Queens, New York City. He has one brother, and his name is Loui V. Lloyd was going to study at August Martin High School, but he dropped out.
Lloyd Banks has never been married yet, but he had a relationship with the former dancer and actress Yaris Sanchez. Lloyd and Yaris are the parents of 1 daughter, and her name is Christina Ryann Lloyde.
In 2001, Lloyd Banks was shot and went to a hospital where he watched the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Lloyd Banks Career
Around 1999, Lloyd Banks co-founded the hip-hop band, G-Unit along with 50 Cent and Tony Yayo. Lloyd started singing around his home to increase the exposure to his talent. Lloyd’s first album with G-Unit was released in 2003 called Beg for Mercy, and it was a very successful album.
On June 29, 2004, Lloyd Banks released his first solo album ever called The Hunger for More, and it brought him a lot of success hitting rank 1 on Billboard charts. 1 year later, Lloyd was going to release another album called The Big Withdraw, but he dropped the CD album during a threesome with 2 women, and it got leaked all over the internet.
In 2006, Lloyd released what is considered as his second album called Rotten Apple. The album was ranked on top charts, but it didn’t get much exposure and selling records as the first album.
In 2010, Lloyd released his third album called H.F.M. 2 which stands for The Hunger for More 2. The album had a lot of collaborations with Swizz Beatz, Kanye West, Ryan Leslie and others.
Lloyd Banks also released a lot of mixtapes including The Cold Corner 2, F.N.O. (Failure’s No Option), V.6: The Gift, V.5, and others.
Awards & Achievements
Lloyd Banks earned and was nominated for a few awards. He won Adult Video News Award for Best Music (Groupie Love) and Mixtape Award for Best Artist on a Mixtape (On Fire). Lloyd Banks also received a few nominations including BET Award for Best Duet/Collaboration (Touch It remix), BET Award for Video of the Year (Touch It remix), World Music Award for World’s Best Selling New Male Artist (On Fire), and Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance (On Fire).
Net Worth of Lloyd Banks
Lloyd Banks has an estimated net worth of more than $18 million. His fortune comes from selling hundreds of thousands and millions of songs and albums copies, and from going on concerts. Lloyd earned more than $1 million for The Hunger for More album which got platinum and gold certificates. Rotten Apple album got certified as a gold album, and he earned around $500 thousand for it.
Lloyd Banks is a very talented American hip hop artist who is a member of the G-Unit hip-hop band that he co-founded with 50 Cent and Tony Yayo and they released many albums together. He also released solo albums which also consists collaborations with other singers including The Hunger for More, Rotten Apple, The Hunger for More 2 and other Mixtapes. Lloyd Banks had a relationship with Yaris Sanchez, and they are the parents of 1 daughter, Christina Ryann Lloyde.