Too Short whose official name is Todd Anthony Shaw is an American record producer, rapper and actor who is known for his hits which include Blow the Whistle, The Ghetto and Ain’t Nothing like Pimping. During his career, Todd has collaborated with 2Pac as well as The Notorious B.I.G. Let’s find out more about how much is Too Short’s net worth in 2018.
Too Short Early Life
Too Short was born in 1966 on 28th April as Todd Anthony Shaw. His birthplace was in Los Angeles, California, the United States of America. He was raised there until in the 1980’s when his family left the place. They settled in East Oakland, Orland, in the United States of America. Both his parents were accountants. Todd’s mother worked for the IRS for three decades. She retired in the 1990s.
Too Short went to high school, and that is where he earned the nickname. He attended Fremont High School. While there, he and his friend Freddy B. started producing his raps’ tapes.
He and Erica Escarcega have been married since 2000.
Too Short Career, Awards & Achievement
Most of the songs that Too Short released in the 1980s were custom songs commonly referred to as special requests. His first release was Don’t Stop Rapping in 1985. That same year, he and Freddie B. formed a label called Dangerous Music. The two together with others then formed a rap group and gave it the name The Dangerous Crew.
His next release was Life Is…Too Short in 1989. Then, he collaborated with artists such as The Notorious B.I.G., Pimp C, Tupac Shakur and Scarface. His prominent featuring was on the album called Life After Death by Notorious B.I.G. Subsequently, TWDY featured him in the single Player’s Holiday in their album titled Derty Werk of 1999.
As of 1999, Too Short had released eight albums. They include Get in Where You Fit In, Can’t Stay Away, Born to Mack and Cocktails among others. In the 2000S, Too Short released albums such as You Nasty, Chase the Cat, Married to the Game, Get off the Stage, Blow the Whistle and What’s My Favorite Word? Others are Still Blowing and No Trespassing, respectively.
Todd has two collaboration albums with the Dangerous Crew. They are Dangerous Crew and Don’t Try This At Home in 1988 and 1996, respectively. In 2012, he released two more with E-40 namely History: Function Music and History: Mob Music. Back in 2010, Too Short released an EP titled Respect the Pimping.
He owns a label called Up All Nite Records. Before that, it was the Dangerous Music which became Short Records and finally the name mentioned above. Artists associated with it include Dolla Will, The Pack and Boo Ski.
Too Short has appeared in films such as Menace II Society, Get In Where You Fit In, The Game and Stop Pepper Palmer among others. He has worked with the adult film industry.
Awards & Achievements
Despite having received no award over the years, Too Short is doing well in music. He has released 19 albums, and the 20th one is expected soon.
Net Worth of Too Short
Too Short has an estimated net worth of around $15 million. His primary source of income is his music career. He has made much money from the sales of copies of his many albums and by appearing in songs of other musicians. In addition to that, he has earned for portraying various characters in different films.
Too Short is a renowned rapper. Besides that, he is an actor and a record producer. His genres are both West Coast hip-hop and Hip-hop. The musicians have been active since 1982. His significant hits are Ain’t Nothing Like Pimping, Blow the Whistle as well as The Ghetto.