French Montana is an American hip hop artists who has managed to earn millions. On average, French Montana’s net worth is approximated to be at $8 million. It might be a small figure, but he still qualifies to be a millionaire.
French Montana Net Worth: Early life
Born in 1984 in Rabat, Morocco, French Montana’s real name is Karim Kharbouch. Rabat, a place dominated by French speakers is the inspiration behind his moniker. The other name, Montana, comes from the 90s hit movie, Scarface whose main character Tony Montana, was played by Al Pacino. As he grew up, French always had a passion for rap music and football.
When French was 13, his parents moved to the US in the South Bronx. During his stay in America, Montana joined the Roosevelt High School. He didn’t understand any English at that time. Later on, his father left the US, and his mother had to depend on support from the government.
French Montana Net Worth: His rap career
French established a mix tape show, which he named Cocaine City- the name of his record label. This show was very popular in the underground hip hop. However, his break came when he was called by P. Diddy. Diddy believed that Montana had a distinctive sound that made him unique among others. He later went on to sign Montana on his record label, Bad Boy Records, and Interscope record label.
He was listed in the Forbes’ Hip-Hop Cash Princes list of 2014. This is a junior list of the Hip-Hop Cash Kings. His boss, Diddy is featured in the Kings list and has maintained the top 3 spot for many years now.
French Montana Net Worth: His money-making journey
In May 2013, Montana released his debut studio album titled, “Excuse My French”. This album did not perform so well as it only sold less than 100,000 copies. Montana has since focused in releasing mixtapes some of which have enjoyed commercial success.
He is believed to make about $30,000 for every live performance that he makes. He reportedly made $1 million in 2013 from record sales alone. Frwnch Montana has endorsed brands such as Pelle Pelle and Sprite and is the face of Diddy’s Ciroc Vodka.
In addition to making music, French Monatana is also a regular of TV shows and has appeared in Keeping Up with the Kardashians and its spin off, Kourtney and Khloé Take The Hamptons when he was in a relationship with younger Kardashian sister Khloe. He has also appeared in Wild ‘N Out and Love & Hip Hop: New York. He had a cameo role in 2016 movie “The Perfect Match”.
Just like any other rapper, Montana has a lot of properties that are worth a lot of money. He has been spotted wearing a watch worth $100,000. He has also been spotted driving a Rolls Royce Ghost, along with an Escalade and a Maserati Gran Turismo. He paid Selena Gomez $3.3 million in 2016 for her Calabasas home.