Trinidad James is one of the most popular rappers of recent times. Many hip-hop enthusiasts are attracted towards him for his unique look. He has gold teeth, curly hair and old clothing. He came to fame with his viral song “all gold everything.” Now let’s have a close look at Trinidad James’s net worth in 2018.
Trinidad’s real name is Nicholas Williams. He was born on 23rd September in 1987. He is from Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago. He took his early education from a Catholic School. His family moved to Canada when he was just 5 years old. Later they moved to South Caroline, and his father opened a car repairing shop. The shop’s name was Joe’s Collision.
When his parents got divorced, he moved with his mother. They traveled to places like Florida and New York and then finally settled in Atlanta. His days in Atlanta gifted him most precious childhood memories. In the beginning, he had an unpleasant Trinidad accent. When he was in 8th grade, they went to South Carolina, and he started getting involved with many sports. Basketball was his favorite. He graduated from high school but did not go to college.
His music idols are Jay-Z, T.I, Cam’ron, and Young Jeezy. In High School, he used to sell throwback jerseys and CDs. When he was 16, he started writing his freestyles. His cousins were totally into music, and they even own a studio.
His first official debut single released in 2012. The name of the song was “All Gold Everything.” After that, he signed with Def Jam Records for $2 million. His debut mixtape was re-released by Def Jam on iTunes. He dropped from the label in 2014. In 2016 he released another single “Just a Lil’ Thick.” His mixtape “ The Wake Up 2” was released in 2016.
Awards and achievements
He won BET Award for viewer’s choice. He was widely praised as a songwriter for Mark Ransom and Bruno Mars song Uptown Funk, the song won two Grammys, but unfortunately, he didn’t get one because the song won Grammy in the category Record of the Year and songwriter does not get credit for that category.
Net worth of Trinidad James
The estimated net worth of this rapper is $2.5 million. He rose to fame out of nothing. His song “All Gold Everything” made him famous overnight. All premium labels started to convince him to work under their label. To make the music video he merely spent $1000. His career has just begun a few years back.
In 2012, after the release of his first solo, his net worth was $0.3 million. As a writer, he earned eight percent cut from the profit of the song Uptown Funk. The song earned $150,000.He is still earning from the song. He has earned a lot of respect within his career of 6 years. He is also involved in online business.
Trinidad is very good at keeping his personal life a secret. There was a rumor that Trinidad James was dating YouTube star Niykee Heaton Apart from the information of his childhood and early days, his other personal information is unknown. Trinidad is a trend maker. He took rap to a different level and presented it in a different way.