How much is Scarface worth?
|Net Worth:||-$100 Thousand|
|Date of Birth:||November 9, 1970|
|Country:||United States of America|
Scarface is the stage name of Brad Terrence Jordan. He’s an American actor, politician, rapper, record producer, and television personality. He began his career in the late 1980s by joining the well-known hip hp group “The Geto Boys”. He joined the group in 1989 and left in 2016, appearing in and contributing to the success of the group. Apart from The Ghetto Boys, Scarface has created multiple solo projects. Over the course of his career, he has released eleven (solo) studio albums, two collaborations (with Facemob), and one compilation.
How Did Scarface Get So Rich?
What made Scarface rich was his inclusion in the group “The Ghetto Boys”, which remains one of the leading hip hop bands to emerge from the 1990s. By the time he joined the group, it was. Still earning a notoriety for its lyrics that cover many controversial topics such as necrophilia, misogyny, psychotic experiences, and gore. He wrote and compose many of the songs that became international hits – “Mind Playing Tricks on Me”, and “The World Is a Ghetto” to name a few.
The skilled rapper contributed to the success of the group’s victorious studio projects. He appeared in all of its gold and platinum-certified albums – “Grip It! On That Other Level”, “We Can’t Be Stopped”, and “The Resurrection”. By the 2000s, besides being a familiar face in the hip hop world, Scarface became a millionaire that earned himself more than $1 million. At the same time, he also began creating his own music. His debut studio album was released in 1991, titled “Mr. Scarface Is Back”. The debut album was a commercial success that gathered a lot of attention and helped him become a media sensation.
Why is he so famous?
The rapper is famous because of his commercially acclaimed hip hop projects. He was born on November 9, 1970, in Houston, Texas. Brad attended the Woodson Middle School from which he dropped out in the 1980s and began working as a drug dealer. During his teenage years, under the heavy influence of drugs, he attempted suicide multiple times and for that reason has spent a lot of time in various hospital psychiatric wards. He was initially brought up as a Christian, however, just like most of the rappers, was converted to Islam in 2006.
In the 1980s, after dropping out of high school, he began pursuing a career in music. At that time, he developed the stage name DJ Akshen and began working as a record producer and disc jockey for the local record label “Short Stop”, founded by Lil Troy. He attained a little popularity with the release of his single “Scarface / Another Head Put To Rest”, which was written by Chris Barrier and was produced by the Def Jam Blaster.
What Makes Him So Successful?
The success of the rapper comes from his abilities to not only rap but act as well. From 1991 to 2015, he has released a total of eleven studio albums, most of which went on to earn gold and platinum certifications by the RIAA. Among some of his most triumphant solo studio albums are “The World is Yours”, “The Diary”, “The Untouchable”, and “My Homies”. At the same time, he became a regular face on television that took part in multiple films, reality programs, and television series.
His television debut came in the 1991 MTV series “Yo! MTV Raps”, where he appeared as himself alongside his group mates from The Ghetto Boys. He then made his film debut in the 1996 action-drama “Original Gangstas”. He then appeared in the productions “Survival of the Illest”, “Idiocracy”, “The Ghetto”, “Candy’”, and “Prodigal”. As a member of the influential group, he has also appeared in many documentaries like “Scarface: Origins of a Hip Hop Classic”, “The Strip Game”, “Unsung”, “Hip-Hop Evolution”, and “Town Bizzness” to name a few.
Scarface is known as one of the founding members of the group The Ghetto Boys. But besides that, he is also a familiar face in the rap industry that made a name for himself with his chart-topping albums. As if that wasn’t enough, the hip hop artist found a lot of success in the acting business as both himself and other characters. He has starred in numerous television projects that further boosted his popularity.