Lauryn Hill is an American singer and rapper. Lauryn is best known for being a member of a Hip-hop group called Fugees. She is also an actress and has acted in several movies & TV series. Now let’s have a close look at Lauryn Hill’s net worth in 2018.
Lauryn Hill Early Life
Lauryn Noelle Hill, commonly known as Lauryn Hill was born on May 26, 1975, in South Orange, New Jersey. Her father, Mall Hill was a management consultant and her mother, Valerie Hill was an English teacher. She has one older brother named Malaney.
Hill was born in a middle-class family and moved to New York & Newark for a short duration before settling in South Orange, New Jersey, where she spent most of her childhood.
Hill attended Columbia High School. Hill was a very bright and a straight “A” student. School officials nominated her as a leader among the student body. Hill was full of life and participated in various extracurricular activities. She was a part of the cheerleading squad and participated in dance, singing & sports. She was everywhere and everyone’s favourite.
Lauryn married her longtime boyfriend, Rohan Marley. After few years of dating, the couple got married. Both of them were doing fine in their marital relationship, but after many years due to their personal differences, the couple got divorced. The couple has six children together.
Hill was also romantically involved with her group member, Wyclef Jean.
Lauryn Hill Career
When Hill was a freshman in high school, She along with Prakazrel “Pras” Michel, Wyclef Jean and crew formed a music group and began to perform in school talent shows. It was performing and practising with her group; Hill learned the art of rapping.
Lauryn Hill then moved to Manhattan, New York and took the acting lessons. She began her acting career in Off-Broadway Hip-hop representation of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. The play was not a great hit, but one of the agents noticed Hill and offered a role in the soap opera.
Hill has appeared in some major television shows, and movies and her acting were appreciated by many. She appeared in TV series like, As the World Turns, King of the Hill, and movies like Restaurant, Have Plenty, Concerning Violence and Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit.
Pras, Hill, and Jean together formed a Hip-hop group called Fugees. Their first album, Blunted on Reality made into the list of Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart but overall was sold poorly across the country. Although the album was not a hit, Hill’s rapping part was appreciated by a lot of fans.
Lauryn Hill recorded her solo album called The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill and this album had managed to win hearts all over the world. She earned a lot of fame for this album and was nominated and won many awards. This album was one of the turning points in her career.
Hill also has a live album called MTV Unplugged No. 2.0.
Awards and Achievements
Lauryn Hill’s biggest achievement would be winning the Grammy Award four times in the same year. In 1999, she won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist, Best R&B Vocal Performance, Best R&b Album and Album of the Year. In the same year, she was also awarded the President’s Award and three MTV’s Video Music Awards.
Besides winning these awards, she has been nominated quite a few times for her contribution to the music.
Net Worth of Lauryn Hill
Lauryn Hill has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Master of all trades, Lauryn Hill became famous through her music, acting, songwriting, and rapping. She gained a lot of fortune from her acting and music.
Lauryn Hill is one of the most sensational singers, and her soulful singing has touched the hearts of millions of soul. Her good looks and extraordinary measurements have cemented her position as a diva, and her singing talent has made her a star.