How much is Angela Yee worth?
|Net Worth:||$8 Million|
|Profession:||Professional Radio Personality|
|Date of Birth:||January 3, 1976|
|Country:||United States of America|
Who Is Angela Yee
Angela Yee is an American entrepreneur, songwriter, and radio personality. She became popular for her work in the morning show “The Breakfast Club” where she’s joined by Charlamagne Tha God and DJ Envy. Since she gained mainstream popularity, she also became an official figure and ambassadors for foundations and systems such as the “American” and “We Are Family” foundations and the “New York Public Library“.
How Did Angela Yee Get So Rich?
Angela became rich right after she began working for the radio. Towards the mid-2000s, her annual salary was already exceeding $30,000. In what was her first work at a radio station, in 2005, she joined Eminem’s radio station “Shade 45” at the Sirius Satellite Radio. There, she hosted two talk shows – “Lip Service” and “The Morning After”. In addition to these, she also began co-hosting another show – “The Cipha Sounds Efecct”. In 2008, with an annual salary of $50,000, she became a full-time host on the radio.
After spending more than 2 years working for Shade 45, Angela left the radio station and moved on to Power 105,1 where she joined Charlamagne Tha God and DJ Envy and hosted “The Breakfast Club”. The show, which remains active now, is known for being candid and for asking some tough questions to the guests (artists). Thanks to its popularity, the show also launched a spin-off called “Weekends with the Breakfast Club” in March 2013. Now, both shows are nationally syndicated in more than 50 different markets and are heavily featured in cities such as Detroit, Houston, Miami, and Seattle among others.
Why Is She So Famous?
The radio presenter became famous after she began working for Eminem and Paul Rosenberg’s fashion companies. She was born on January 3, 1976, in Brooklyn, New York. Her father is Chinese and her mother is Afro-Montserratian. After attending the Poly Prep, she moved on to her collegiate career. She attended the Wesleyan University, from which she graduated in 1997 and got a major in English. Before and after she completed her studies, she pursued employment in various fields such as marketing and music.
In the late 1990s, in addition to working as a songwriter with GZA for the creation of his third studio album, she also garnered an internship with the company Wu-Tang Management, where she worked as an assistant. Towards the beginning of the new decade, Yee landed work in several clothing companies. She worked for the likes of Eminem and Paul Robertson and spent several years working with them. In early 2003, she found a job as a marketing assistant at the Serious Satellite Radio which marked the beginning of her radio career.
What Makes Angela So Successful?
The main reason why Angela Yee is so successful is that she’s so much more than a radio personality, she’s combined her talents and channeled them. In addition to working for the radio, in the mid-2010s, she also began working as a correspondent for the hip-hop video block “Sucker Free” on MTV2. In 2013, she also joined the VH1 reality series “The Gossip Game”, which follows the lives of seven women from New York that work in the blogging and radio industry. Around the same time, she also became involved in philanthropy.
She worked for various organizations such as “Dress for Success”, “Coats for Kids”, “ Children Making Strides Against Childhood Cancer”, and “National Black Justice Coalition” to name a few. In her early thirties, Angela also began working as a manager for several artists. Among some of the singers that she managed are Jay Electronica, 360, and GZA. In the late 2010s, she became the first ambassador to join and represent the New York Public Library system. Simultaneously with all of these activities, she also partnered with the publishers Atria Books and Simon and Schuster for the creation of her own book club – “Kicking it From the Stoop”. Most recently, she hosted the GGA (Giving Gracefully) Awards, which honors philanthropy, as well as public figures and Olympic athletes.
Angela Yee is a radio personality that has also done a lot more in the entertainment business. Besides her work for the radio, she has also done a lot as a songwriter, and manager to several artists. She also has ventured into several professions, including being a philanthropist. In the past couple of years, thanks to her contribution, Angela has also won several awards and honors such as two Gracie Awards, one WEEN Mission, and one MIW Airblazer Award to name a few.