How much is Xzibit worth?
|Net Worth:||$4 Million|
|Date of Birth:||September 18, 1974|
|Country:||United States of America|
Xzibit is the stage name of Alvin Nathaniel Joiner. He’s an American actor, rapper, radio personality, songwriter, and television host. His musical career began in the mid-1990s with the release of his debut studio album “At The Speed Of Life”.
How Did Xzibit Get So Rich?
Immediately after he signed with the labels Sony BMG, Colombia, and RCA Records, Xzibit became a millionaire. In October 1996, he released his debut studio album titled “At the Speed of Life”, which had instant success. The album helped him secure a recording deal with Loud and RCA Records. It entered multiple charts in over ten different countries and earned the rapper a solid amount of $10.000. Towards the end of the century, Xzibit released numerous hits such as “The Foundation”, Eyes May Shine”, “What You See Is What You Get”, and his sophomore album “40 Days and 40 Nights”.
In the early 2000s, the best-selling hip hop artist’s name rose to stardom after he released his best studio projects – the albums “Restless” and “Man vs. Machine”. Both albums received gold and platinum certifications in Australia, Canada, and the United States. Around the same time, while earning more than $250.000 from his triumphant music projects, Xzibit ventured into acting. His film debut came in the 1999 comedy “The Breaks”. He then starred in the likes of “Tha Eastsidaz”, “The Wash”, and “8 Mile” among many others. In 2001, after the conclusion of his first world tour, the documentary “Xzibit: Restless Xposed” premiered. Besides starring in it, the actor also worked as a director and producer of the production. The revenue of the documentary surpassed $10.000 in just a few months time.
Why is he so famous?
Xzibit gained fame when he signed with Loud Records, just after he released his first studio album. Alvin was born on September 18, 1974, in Detroit, Michigan. He was raised primarily by his mother after his father left the family early. In 1984, following his mother’s death, he moved in with his father who remarried and relocated to Albuquerque. Alvin remained in Albuquerque until he was 17. He began writing lyrics as a form of entertainment after suffering incarceration.
In the 1990s, he moved to Los Angeles where he lived with his sister. Due to LA’s strong presence within hip hop music, Joiner decided to pursue a career in that field of entertainment. Long before that, he was already a rapper that began mixing in his early teenage years. Towards the end of 1992, he developed the stage name “Xzibit”. His first appearance on a professional record came in February 1995 on the song “Hit and Run” by Coast II Coast. Shortly after, he began touring with the likes of King Tee and Likwit Crew that helped him attain some recognition.
What Makes Him So Successful?
Being an actor and rapper that worked for numerous radio and television projects is the main reason why the rapper is so successful. Over the course of his career, he has directed, produced, and starred in six documentaries that focus on his concerts. Among some of his most acclaimed concert films are “The Up in Smoke Tour”, All Across Europe”, and “Strong Arm Steady”. At the same time, he became a playable character in the 2000 video game “Madden NFL 2001”. Over the next decade, he was a playable character and guest/narrator in six other video games, including “Def Jam”, “Pimp My Ride”, and “NFL Street”.
From his first debut in 1995 up until now, Xzibit has released seven studio albums and has collaborated with many other best-selling artists such as Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Dr. Dre, and Nate Dogg. Simultaneously with creating music for both himself and other artists, the actor also became a television host. His earliest appearances on television came in the series “MTV Cribs”, and “CSI: Miami”. In 2004, he became the host and producer of the well-known reality “Pimp My Ride”. Other shows that he has taken part in are “The Boondocks”, “Hawaii Five-0”, and “Empire”.
Xzibit is a rapper that began his career in the 1990s. At the same time with releasing music, he became an actor and radio/television personality. From all his virtues, in the past two decades, he has earned more than $10 million and has established himself as one of the best-selling rappers to ever emerge from the 1990s.