American rapper, singer, and songwriter Rich Homie Quan has started off as a sports person but switched to rapping after losing interest. He has also gone to jail on charges of burglary. Now let’s have a close look on Rich Homie Quan’s net worth in 2018.
Rich Homie Quan Early Life
Born as Dequantes Devontay Lamar on the 4th day of October in 1989 in Atlanta city, in the state of Georgia. He went to Ronald McNair High School and was active in baseball for almost four years while he was at school. He was also interested in literature and creative writing from an early age.
He aspired to play as a leadoff hitter as well as center fielder professionally. He did play at the college level when he was still a freshman and was also able to grab a scholarship for Fort Valley University. However, he suddenly had a change of interest and became keener on rapping. He took a job at an airport but lost it soon. And when he was out of the job, he got into drugs and burglary, leading to a 15 month long prison time. Once he was out of the jail, he started giving music a serious attempt.
He is the father of three sons. In May this year, he was again arrested on charges of drugs and felony. Police stated that it recovered Marijuana, heroin, and other stuff from the car.
Rich Homie Quan Career
Quan focused on Music as a career only when he got out of jail and wanted to do something with his life. He went on to release two of his own mixtapes in 2012, by the name ‘Still Goin in,’ and ‘I Go In On Every Song.’
The year after his mixtapes were released became the breakthrough year for him. He got the chance to tour with none other than Trinidad James and was also featured in a few songs with other leading artists like Gucci Mane, 2 Chainz, and YG.
Two more mixtapes were released by him in the name ‘I Promise I Will Never Stop Goin In, and ‘Still Goin In,’ which also had a single by him ‘Type of Way’ that was titled as ‘10th Best Mixtape for 2013’.
He released several other mixtapes after these, with many hit singles. His song ‘Flex (Oho, Ooh, Ooh)’ became the fourth one on Rap charts and was also certified as 2X Platinum. He has been a part of several songs and tracks by other artists as well.
Awards & Achievement
Quan has been nominated for several prestigious awards but has not been able to win most of them. Some of the leading nominations to his credit include BET Awards for ‘Best New Artist,’ BET Hip-Hop Awards for ‘Rookie of the year’ and ‘Best Mixtape’ for ‘I Promise I Will Never Stop Goin In.’ He has also been nominated for iHeartRadio Music Awards for ‘Hip Hop Song of the Year.’
Net Worth of Rich Homie Quan
After being fairly successful in sports, Quan chose to ditch it for rapping. On the basis of his music career, he has today developed a net worth of $ 3.5 million. He has featured in tracks by multiple leading rappers and singers and has also had few of his own songs feature in the top charts.
Quan is one of those celebrities who lost track once but then came back on the track with his own dedication. He realized that he is not making the best of his life and was then able to do something big for himself. Today he is a recognized name in music and has a credible fan following to boast.