Sisqo, an American singer who is widely known by his stage name. He is a singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, as well as an actor. He is globally known for his single blockbuster hit The Thong Song’. Being a lead singer of R&B Group Dru Hill, he has a successful music career. Let’s see apart from his successful career, what else he has to boast about? I mean, family, lifestyle, and of course his net worth. Let’s find out more about how much is Sisqo’s net worth in 2018.
Sisqo Early Life
Born as Mark Althavean, Sisqo is a multi-talented American artist. He was born in 1978 in Baltimore, US. There is not much information about his parents. He spent his childhood in Baltimore and did his schooling from a public school named Mergenthaler Vocational- Technical High School.
Sisqo was passionate about the music since his childhood. Even before completing his graduation, he started working. Since he had devoted him all time to his passion, he doesn’t have a professional kind of education. Talking about his personal life, the 39-year-old musician is a father of 2 children. He first became the father at the age of 17.
His first child daughter Shaione was born in 1995 with his the-then girlfriend Jamila Farid who was only 14-year-old at that time. Years after, he came into a relationship with Elizabeth Palm. The lovebirds were blessed with a baby boy named Ryu in 2012. The couple is planning to get hitched soon.
Sisqo Career, Awards & Achievement
As a teenager, when we, common people, find it hard to choose the career streams, Sisqo had started living his life like a well-matured man. Embracing the fatherhood at the age of 17 while focusing consistently on the career at the same time is indeed a phenomenal task. The music journey of Sisqo began when he was in schools. He started working with a few other musicians of his age whom today we know as Larry Jazz Antony, James Woody Green, and Nokio Ruffin. They all shared the same interest in music, so they founded their own singing group named ‘Dru Hill’ which later turned out to be the most popular music group of the 1990s. After the smash success as a lead singer in Dru Hill Group, Sisqo appeared solo.
His debut solo album ‘Unleash the Dragon’ came in 1999 which made him an international star. The second song from the album ‘The Thong Song’ broke all the records and touched the sky of success. This overnight popularity helped him launch himself in acting. Just one year after the release of his debut album, he made his acting debut with the MTV show ‘Sisqos Shakedown’. This is where he took up his nickname. After that, he has also worked in some other TV shows. Today, he is an active musician and actor.
Awards & Achievements
Sisqo is a big name in the music industry and has bagged numerous awards under his belt. His blockbuster single song ‘The Thong Song’ earned him several Billboard awards in different categories. He won ‘artist of the year,’ ‘new artist of the year,’ Hip-Hop artist of the year and some other. Apart from Billboard Awards, he also bagged MTV video music award for the best Hip-Hop video. In total, he has won 5 ‘MTV video music awards’ and 4 ‘Grammy awards.’
Net worth of Sisqo
Sisqo has been into the entertainment industry for more than 20 years. And he hasn’t spent his time in the industry just hanging around rather, he has earned a huge popularity and even more money. As of now, the versatile singer is estimated to have a net worth of $5.5 million. Obviously, his major source of income is singing. So far, he has released three solo albums that are said to have made him around $1 million each. In upcoming years, his net worth is likely to surge up as he is at the prime time of his career.
Sisqo has started his music career as a teenager, and today he has reached to the top roof of the name, fame, and money. Being an inspiration for the millions, he is truly a superstar.