Talib Kweli Net Worth
Talib Kweli Greene, is an American hip hop recording artist and entrepreneur and also a social activist. The total net worth of Kweli is estimated at $4 million. He was born in Brooklyn, New York on 3rd October 1975 and attended Cheshire Academy and later he studied experimental theater at New York University. His mother is an English Professor and father, a college administrator. Also, his brother is professor of constitutional law at Columbia Law School. Since his childhood, he has been a fan of rap, citing De La Soul and other Afrocentric artists.
In 1996, Kweli made his first rapping debut with featured five appearances in album Doom, by group called Mood. He became an underground rapper in 1995, after he collaborated with Mos Def to form the group called Black Star. Till date, the group had made just one album together. But still the album had tasted the huge success. In years, he has recorded nine other albums receiving critical acclaim of many of his efforts. Mos Def with Kweli organized Hip Hop for Respect in 2000 in order to speak out against police brutality, specially the case of Amadou Diallo. After a year in 2001, Kweli with Mos Def, contributed to the Red Hot + Indigo compilation album by the Red Hot Organization. The compilation album was tribute to Duke Ellington, which raised money for various charities developed to increase AIDS awareness and fighting the diseases.
Moreover in 2002, he released his first solo album titled “Quality” featuring DJ Quik and Kanye West. The album received widespread critical acclaimed and also received mainstream attention. Apart from releasing his own album, he made an appearance on Kanye West successful album “The College Dropuout” single “Get Em High”. In 2004, he released his second album titled “The Beautiful Struggle” which was successful to be peaked at No. 14 in Billboard Hot 100.
His album Gravitas has made the earnings of $349,650. Similarly, Kweli recived around $284, 091 from the album “The Cathedral”, 216,450 from album “Prisoner of Conscious” and $162,338 from the album “Attack of the Block”. His recent albums “Gutter Rainbows” and “Focus” earned around $250 thousand together. Hence, all his albums has played an important role on increasing his net worth. His net worth is also contributed through his recording company called “Javotti Media” which he founded in 2011. Talib Kweli is married to DJ Eque on May 9, 2009 and has a son and a daughter. As overall $4 million net worth is not sufficient for Kweli to live a lavishing luxurious life. Hence, it has been predicted that by collaborating with different artist, releasing his own albums and signing an endorsement deal with different brands, his net worth is estimated to be increase in coming days.
Things to know about Talib Kweli
Full Name: Talib Kweli Greene
Date of Birth: 3rd October, 1975
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Talib Kweli Net Worth: $4 Million