Eazy-E Net Worth
Eric Lynn Wright, popularly known with stage name Eazy-E was an American rapper. He was also the member of the hip hop group N.W.A. Affectionately Eazy-E was called as “The Godfather of Gangsta Rap”. Born on September 7, 1964, in Compton, California, he used to sell drugs in his early age. He has also said that when he was 23 years old, he used to earn 250 thousand dollars from dealing the drugs. Eazy-E had co-founded Ruthless records with fellow groups like Ice Cube and Dr. Dre. Through his singing career in the music industry, he had made a net worth of $8 million. Eazy-E is known for his violent and misogynistic lyrics, releasing albums like “Straight Outta Compton” by being a solo artist.
Eazy-E and other artist including DJ Yella and D.O.C. jointly released the group debut album “N.W.A. and the Posse” in 1987. They released another album “Straight Outta Compton”. The disc got successful to earn double-platinum sales. He had also released his solo album titled “Eazy-Duz-It” which was also helped by the members of N.W.A. There were 12 songs included in the album. The album was successful to sell more than 2.5 million copies as the album was peaked on 41 position on the Billboard Charts. By selling the album, it had helped a lot to increase his net worth. He continued to make successful career with N.W.A. writing and performing hit songs like “Niggaz4Life”. After the members of the N.W.A. groups started to split, Jerry Heller became the band’s manager. As being the manager of the group, Heller showed the interest in Eazy-E and asked him to release from the Ruthless record contract but he denied the proposal.
Eazy-E has been popular as “Godfather of Gangsta Rap” and also he is called as the legend by critics. As he was a rap-pioneer, he had been the admiration for lots of the people who wants to enter in the world of rap music. In 1995 February, Eazy-E was hospitalized for having respiratory issues but later on he was diagnosed with AIDS. He revealed about his illness with public in March 16, 1995. About after the week of his diagnosis with AIDS, he died at the age of 31 because of the complication of the related disease. According to some reports, it is state that Eazy-E net worth as much as around $35 million during his lifetime. This report could be true when N.W.A. was getting a lot of business success as it is stated that Ruthless Records used to earn $10 million per month through the record sales. About his asset, he owned a mansion in Calabasas, California which was worth of around $1.1 million during the time of purchase.
Things to know about Eazy-E
Full Name: Eric Lynn Wright
Date of Birth: 7th September, 1964
Eazy-E in Facebook: 3.2M Fans of Facebook
Eazy-E in Twitter: 16.2K Followers on Twitter
Eazy-E in Instagram: 365K Followers on Instagram
Eazy-E Net Worth: $8 Million