The full name of Paul Wall is Paul Michael Slayton. Born on 11th March 1981 Paul Wall is a famous Rapper who lives in Houston, Texas. Let’s find out more about how much is Paul Wall’s net worth in 2018.
Paul Wall Early Life
Paul spent his childhood with his mother and sister as his father had left them when the age of Paul was only 5. He felt very bad in those days until now when he claims that leaving of his father made him strong in mind. Paul’s father was addicted to heroin and did not give him his desired childhood so he decided that he will be a better father to his children and don’t leave them ever. He was raised by his step father. Paul went to Jersy Village High School for study and later enrolled for studying mass communications at The University of Houston.
Paul Wall Career, Awards & Achievement
Paul Wall followed DJ Screw in his early days. Before making it big, he was involved with street teams and various DJ parties. He was one half of the “Color Changin’ Click” and the other half was Chamillionaire. With Chamillionaire he recorded is 2002 hit “Get Ya Mind Correct”. He followed it with a solo in 2004 “Chick Magnet”. In early 2005 his collaboration with Chamillionaire “Controversy Sells” hit the road. Two months later chart-topper “Peoples champ” with “Sittin’ Sideways” tore the records. His single “Get Money, Stay True” with Lil’ Keke was introduced two years later.
His first album for Asylum, “Fast Life” was out in 2009. In 2010 came “The Heart Of A Champion” where we can see drummer Travis Barker from “blink-182” handling half of the tracks production. His next smashing hit was in 2012 when he released “No Sleep Til Housten”. Wall also runs a great business as a maker of diamond-laced grillz. Big names such as T.I. and Lil Jon are his clients. Paul Wall’s last hit song was “The Housten Oiler” in which there are some appearances from Chamillionaire, Slim Thug, and Z-Ro.
Awards & Achievements
As a successful rapper Paul Wall has some awards to his name. At the Ozone Awards in 2006, he got the award for Taste Maker (style and trendsetter). His several songs were awarded like “I’m N Luv (Wit a Stripper)” remix version got Best Rap/R&B Collaboration award and “Holla at me” got the Best Rap Collaboration award. In the very next year in 2007, his song “Grillz” was nominated for Best Rap Performance as a Duo or Group award in the Grammy Awards.
Net Worth of Paul Wall
The Houston based rapper earned a lot for his work. Right now estimated net worth of Paul Wall is $14 million. He earned his fortune as a solo artist as well as his joining hands with American rapper Chamillionaire. His career is very successful as a party and mix tape DJ and he earns from his clothing line too.
Currently, Paul Michael Slayton aka Paul Wall is the member of a rap group “Expensive Taste”. He has rappers like Travis Barker and Skinhead Rob in that group.