Xzibit is a well-known American rapper who is also a record producer, actor, radio personality and television host. He has hosted the show called ‘Pimp My Ride’ on MTV. His debut album entitled ‘At the Speed of Life’ was released in 1996. Xzibit has released seven studio albums, 21 singles, and 22 music videos.
He is one of the first rappers to work internationally and has worked with several artists like Timbaland, Eminem, Limp Bizkit, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, and 50 Cent. Here is a quick summary of Xzibit’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Alvin Nathaniel Joiner, better known as “Xzibit” was born on September 18, 1974, in Detroit, Michigan. He was raised by a single mother and has four siblings.
Following the death of his mother, he moved to live with his father. From age 10 to 17, he lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
In 2014, Xzibit got married to Kristina Joiner. The couple has a son named Tremaine. In the beginning, his name was “Xzibit A,” with “A” for Alvin.
Xzibit has been involved in many controversies. In 2007, he was involved in a feud with Rove McManus. At the 2007 Gumball 300 rally, his license was taken by the Dutch police after he mistook kilometers for miles. He also owed tax more than $9 million in 2009 and has twice filed for bankruptcy. Both the time, his bankruptcy was canceled.
Xzibit began to rap when he was 14 years old. He used to be known by the name of ‘Exhibit A.’ In 1995, he recorded the single “Hit and Run” for The Alkaholiks. Following that, he recorded “Free Style Ghetto” for IV Life. He was then signed to Loud Records.
In October 1996, he released his solo studio album called ‘At the Speed of Life.’ Two years later, he released his second album ’40 Dayz & Forty Nightz’. In 2000, Xzibit released his first platinum certified album called ‘Restless.’ This also peaked at No. 1 on the US R&B charts.
This was followed by another successful album ‘Man vs. Machine.’ His album ‘Weapons of Mass Destruction’ was released in December 2004. ‘Full Circle’ got available from October 2006. His last studio album entitled ‘Napalm’ was released in October 2008.
He has also released three mixtapes and one compilation album. His popular singles include “Paparazzi,” “The Foundation,” “Front 2 Back”, “Hey Now (Mean Muggin),” Up Out the Way,” “Phenom,” and “Hurt Locker.”
Xzibit has appeared in many films and television shows like ‘The Breaks’, ‘8 Mile’, ‘The Wash’, ‘American Violet’, ‘Malice n Wonderland’, ‘MTV Cribs’, ‘The Boondocks’, ‘Extreme Makeover: Home Edition’, ‘Hawaii Five-0’, and ‘Empire’.
Awards & Achievements
Xzibit has been nominated two times for the Source Awards. He has received three nominations from the Teen Choice Awards in various categories. His nominations were for the singles “Pimp My Ride” and “What U See Is What U Get.”
Net Worth of Xzibit
Xzibit has an estimated net worth of more than $3 million. He accumulated this fortune by releasing many albums in his career. He has also appeared as a featured artist for various other artists like Snoop Dogg, Warren G, Erick Sermon, DJ Hurricane, and Apollo Brown. Part of his wealth comes from appearing in films and television. He was the host and producer of MTV’s ‘Pimp My Ride’ from 2004 to 2007. He has also served as the producer and director of the documentary ‘Xzibit: Restless XPosed.’
Xzibit is considered one of the most popular sports rappers in the world. He has successfully released albums and has appeared in TV and films. He will be next seen in the film ‘Fencewalker.’ He has also done several concert films. His popularity also made him appear in many video games.