How much is Beanie Sigel worth?
|Net Worth:||$125 Thousand|
|Date of Birth:||March 6, 1974|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Beanie Sigel
Beanie Sigel is the stage name of Dwight Equan Grant. He’s an American actor and rapper from Pennsylvania that gained attention after associating himself with Jay Z and his label “Roc-A-Fella Records”. Since his rise to the top in the hip hop world, Beanie has produced and released six gold-certified studio albums and three collaborative albums with State Property and Freeway.
How Did Beanie Sigel Get So Rich?
Releasing six commercially acclaimed studio albums and many other music projects is the reason why this actor and rapper is so rich. His debut studio album was released in February 2000 and is titled “The Truth”. The LP sold over 150,000 copies in its first week and reached number 5 on the US Billboard 200 chart. It also included five collaboration projects with established names in the hip hop world – Jay Z, Eve, Amil, Memphis Bleek, and Scarface that further helped him achieve popularity.
Just a year later, in June 2001, Beanie signed a multi-year deal with Def Jam Records and released his second album – “The Reason”. The sophomore project was just as successful as his first and it eventually helped him go mainstream. Apart from garnering positive reviews from music critics and fans, the hip hop studio album brought him nearly $100.000 just by the end of the year. By 2003, both of Sigel’s hip hop albums received gold certifications for selling more than 500,000 copies.
Why is he so famous?
Beanie became famous when he signed a record deal with Jay-Z‘s label “Roc-A-Fella Records” in the early 2000s. Dwight was born on March 6, 1974, in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He developed the stage name “Beanie Sigel” during his pre-teen years. It derives from the street in Philadelphia where he was raised (Sigel Street). Beans is what people used to call him when he was a child so he decided to implement that into his professional name.
He dropped out of high school during the mid-1990s and decided to pursue a music career. Almost immediately, he began attending freestyle and rap battles where he improved his skills. He then began recording many tapes that were sent to Jay Z. After impressing the best-selling rapper and international superstar, Sigel was offered a recording deal with his label – “Roc-A-Fella Records” in 1999. Almost immediately, he began working on his debut studio project with many producers such as B!nk, Buckwild, Rockwilder, Just Blaze, and Kanye West.
What Makes Him So Successful?
Over the course of his career, Sigel has easily transitioned into the acting role, which is what makes him so successful in the entertainment business. Throughout the rest of the 2000s and 2010s, the rapper continued to release new music. While producing and releasing four more prosperous studio albums – “The B. Coming”, “The Solution”, “The Broad Street Bully” and “This Time”, he also began proactively working with other artists. Among some of his best collaborations are with Snoop Dogg, R. Kelly, 50 Cent, and other best-selling artists. Over the course of his career, he also released five mixtapes and three collaboration albums with State Property and Freeway.
Since his association with Jay Z and the release of many chart-topping hip hop music, Beanie Sigel has also received a lot of acting opportunities. As part of the “Roc-A-Fella Records” roster, he appeared in the 2002 action film “State Property”, which marked his film debut. He then took part of “Paper Soldiers”, “Death of a Dynasty”, and “State Property: Blood on the Streets”. As himself, he has also starred in many TV specials and documentaries like “Backstage”, “Saturday Night Live”, “Brown Sugar”, “Beef”, “Fade to Black”, and “Rap Fix Live”.
Despite the controversy with the likes of Jay-Z, Jadakiss, Meek Mill, and other hip hop artists, Beanie Sigel is a well-known actor and rapper. He began his career in the mid and late 1990s and quickly established himself as a prominent face of the hip hop world. He has created six studio albums, five mixtapes, and three collaboration albums.
Apart from his solo work, he also teamed up with the likes of 50 Cent, R. Kelly, Jay-Z, and Snoop Dogg among many other best-selling artists for international hits like “Don’t Stop”, “I Go Off”, and “All of the Above” to name a few.