Master P is a famous rapper known by many not only as a musician but for his business acumen, a former basketball player, a philanthropist and a record producer. He has released dozens of albums which have been certified 4× platinum and triple platinum such as MP da Last Don, Ghetto D, and produced films that raked in millions of cash.
So how did exactly Master p net worth get to millions and why is he held by many rappers in high esteem anyway. Keep reading to know more about how much is Master P’s net worth in 2018.
Master P Early Life
Born Percy Robert Miller in 1969 in New Orleans he is the oldest child and has other four siblings. His two brothers who go by their stage name C-Murder and Silkk The Shocker are platinum-selling rap artists.
Master P went to Booker T. Washington High School and Warren Easton High School where he was a pro basketballer, and that earned him an athletic scholarship to the University of Houston where he dropped out and joined Merritt College for a course in business administration. After completion, he inherited $10,000 after the death of his grandfather and opened up No Limit Records store in California.
Today Master P is a father of seven children whom he got with his now divorced wife, Sonya. He married Sonya in 1989 and divorced in 2014.
Master P Career, Awards & Achievement
Master p music career kicked off in 1991 with his debut studio album titled Get Away Clean. What followed in between 1992 and 1995 was the release of three solo studio albums thus 1992: Mama’s Bad Boy, 1994: The Ghettos Tryin to Kill Me! And 1995: 99 Ways to Die and also two albums with his TRU group Who’s da Killer? 1993 and True 1995.
His breakthrough in music was with the release of Ice Cream Man album which had “Mr.Ice Cream Man” and the Ghetto D album which peaked position one on the Billboard 200 and has since then been certified 3x Platinum. The album hit singles were “Make ‘Em Say Uhh!”, And “I Miss My Homies.” What propelled his fame further was his seventh album MP Da Last Don which peaked at position 1 on Billboard top 200 charts and has been certified 4X Platinum. This is his best-selling album to date.
Between 1999 to date he has released eight studio albums that’s 1999: Only God Can Judge Me, 2000: Ghetto Postage, 2001: Game Face, 2004: Good Side, Bad Side, 2005: Ghetto Bill, 2013: The Gift, 2015: Empire, from the Hood to Hollywood and his latest album being Intelligent Hoodlum released in 2017.
Other than music Master P has appeared in some films and television shows and his latest appearances being Knock Knock Killer 2011, The Ice Cream Man: King of the South 2016, Master P’s Family Empire 2015 and Growing Up Hip Hop 2016.
Apart from being a rapper he is well known as a businessman who owns a business empire worth $250 million. He has invested in films, music, clothing, jewelry line, car rims, real estate, gas stations, fast food franchises, beverages and even a cable television network known as Better black television. He is the founder of Global Mixed Gender Basketball (GMGB) basketball league and owns New Orleans Gators franchise.
Awards & Achievements
The legend he is he has won many accolades and honors among them is induction into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame, an American Music Award and ranked at position 28 in the list of the most influential rappers of all time.
Net Worth of Master P
Master P net worth is $375 million. Master P net worth figures have been earned through the sale of his music and tours considering some of his albums have been triple and 4x platinum certified. Another of Master P net worth booster is his diverse businesses and investments not forgetting his roles in films and television shows. He is one of the richest figures on the hip-hop scenes.
Master P net worth is a reflection of how glorious his music, film and business career has been over the years and the fact that he is still not showing any signs of slowing down we can expect even a higher net worth figure in 2018.