Vince Staples is an American rapper who is probably famous as the member of the hip-hop group ‘Cutthroat Boyz.’ Vince is currently signed by three major recording companies in the music industry. Here is a quick summary of Vince Staples’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Vince Staples Early Life
Vincent Jamal Staples, popularly known by his name ‘Vince Staples” was born on July 2, 1993, in Compton, California. Nothing is known about his father, as he and his four siblings were raised by his single mother. When he was a kid, Vince had a very difficult time growing up.
Vincent was born in a shady area of Compton where the crime rate was very high. After a few years, Vince’s mother moved to North Long Beach in California to get away from all the crimes. In Long Beach, the family started a new life, even they were poor, but they were happy and were ready to take on the new challenges of life.
After moving to North Long Beach, Vince attended Optimal Christian Academy. According to Vincent, the positive energy at the institution changed his personality, and he became a lot better person. Since there were five kids, Vince’s mother couldn’t afford to take care of all of them, so she sent Vincent away to her sister’s place in Atlanta for six months.
After returning to California, Vince attended numerous high schools. The reason he changed so many high schools in a such a short time is still unknown to the world of media. Vince accepted that he was involved with gangs in his childhood and also informed the youth about the dangers of the gangster lifestyle.
There is no record of Vince’s dating life. Being a rapper and grew up in a shady and crime sodden areas of Compton, Vince is a clean guy. He never drinks and was never involved in drugs. He is “work-out” junkie who lives a straight edge life.
Vince Staples Career
Vince Staples’ talent was discovered by Dijon “Lavish” Samo and his cousin Campbell Emerson. Both of them decided to take Vince to Los Angeles, where Vince met some of the biggest names in the rap and hip-hop industry.
After making appearances with some of the biggest stars in rap, Vince gained some confidence and decided to pursue a career in rap music. Vince released his first official mix-tape called ‘Shyne Coldchain Vol. 1’. It was a good ride for the young Vince and the success of the first mix-tape, made him release numerous other mix-tapes.
Soon, after releasing ‘Shyne Coldchain Vol.2’, Vince came up with a music video. After all the drama and success of the mix-tapes, music videos and magazine interviews, Vince decided to go on a bigger stage. Vince released his first solo studio album. The album was very impressive and received a lot of appreciation from music lovers.
Vince’s first album was a big commercial success and soon reached the No. 2 spot on the rap chart and No. 3 spot on the US Hip-Hop chart. His second album was released recently in 2017 which received widespread critical acclaim. Vince was also featured on the ‘Gorillaz’ track called ‘Ascension.’
Awards & Achievements
Vince Staples is one of the rising stars in the rap and hip-hop industry. With only two major albums released, he has already made his mark on few nominations of some major awards. Vince’s biggest achievement would be winning the ‘BET Hip-Hop Award.’
Net Worth of Vince Staples
The estimated net worth of Vince Staples is approximately $4 million. His main source of income has been his earnings from his rap/hip-hop albums.
Vince Staples came up from a very poor family. He is one of the few rappers in the world who is clean as a whistle, with no drinking or drug habits and no criminal record to his name. Still young, Vince is trying to make his mark in the rap industry. Currently, he is single and fully focused on his career.