Gucci Mane is an American rapper. His net worth is estimated at $500,000. Let’s take you through his journey to fame and wealth
Gucci Mane Net Worth: Music Career
Mane is a popular rapper. His single “Freaky Girl” in his second album, ‘Hard to Kill’ was number 12 on Hot Rap Tracks, #62 on the Billboard Hot 100, and #19 among the Hot R&B/ Hip-Hop Songs. He signed a distribution deal with Atlantic Records worth $20 million and so far, he has sold more than 5 million records globally.
Mane collaborated with OJ Da Juiceman for the song ‘Make Tha Trap Say Aye’. He featured on remixes like Mariah Carey’s ‘Obsessed’, Yo Gotti’s ‘5 Star Chick’ and Black Eyed Peas’ ‘Boom Boom Pow’.
In 2010, he was ranked number 20 on Forbes’ ‘Hip-Hop Cash Kings’ with a total annual earning of $5 million. In 2011, his EP, ‘The Return of Mr. Zone 6’ debuted at number 18 on the Billboard 200. It was number 2 on the Rap Albums Chart and number 8 on the Hip-Hop/R&B Charts.
He also released mixtapes like ‘I’m Up’ and ‘Trap God’ (2012), ‘Trap God 2’ (2013) and a studio album, ‘Trap House III’ in 2013.
Mane continued to work while in jail. He is rumored to have made $1.3 million during his first year in prison. He has released numerous mixtapes, including ‘Brick Factory Vol. 1’, ‘The Return of Mr. Perfect’, ‘Big Gucci Sosa’, ‘C-note Vs. Gucci’.
He has also released digital albums, including ‘The Purple Album’, ‘The White Album’ and ‘The Green Album’ (released on the same day). They are collectively called ‘World War 3D’. He also released ‘Trap House 4’, ‘Felix Brothers’, ‘The Oddfather’, ‘Gucci Vs Guwop’, ‘Brick Factory Vol.2’, and ‘Trap God 3’ in 2014. ‘Trap God 3’ has become his highest charting release. On Christmas Day 2014 he released ‘East Atlanta Santa’. In 2014 alone, the rapper released more than 12 projects.
In 2015, he released 10 projects including ‘1017 Mafia: Incarcerated’, ‘Brick Factory 3’, ‘Views from Zone 6’, ‘Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner’, ‘Dessert’, ‘Trap House 5’ and ‘King Gucci’.
Gucci Mane Net Worth: Other Endeavors
In addition to rapping, Mane is also an actor. He made his acting debut in the 2013 film ‘Spring Breakers’ which landed him a $100,000 paycheck. His October 2015 movie “The Spot” was released via iTunes and other digital retailers.
Gucci owns a record label, 1017 Brick Squad Records which was initially called ‘So Icey Entertainment’. After being released from prison, he released his autobiography and in May 2016, he launched a clothing line Delantic which includes tees, hoodies and underwears. The Atlanta rapper in 2013 endorsed ‘Country Time Lemonade’.
Mane owns a Bentley Mulsanne which he bought at $380,000. He also owns a Ferrari 612, and a Ferrari 458 Italia.
Gucci Mane Net Worth: Career Beginnings
Born Radric Davis, he began to write poetry when he was a child and began to rap at 14. Motivated by the glamour of rapper Big Daddy Kane, he decided to put his words into music. He released his debut single, ‘Black Tee’ which was played locally and won him a contract with Big Cat Records. In 2005, he released his debut album, ‘Trap House’ via the Big Cat label. It was #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart. He then released ‘Hard to Kill’ in 2006 and ‘Back to the Trap House’ in 2007. Two years later in 2009, he signed with Warner Bros.
Mane’s life is characterized by legal issues. In 2005, he served a 6 month jail term for assault. He has faced all sorts of charges including murder charges.
Gucci is a quite extravagant person known to rent expensive jewelry and has had his teeth adorned with gold twice. This hobby landed him in trouble in 2012 when he failed to appear in court to defend a lawsuit against him on missing diamonds. In an agreement with A&A a company that deals with diamonds, Mane agreed to pay for diamonds worth $200,000 which he borrowed if he didn’t return them in 15 days. However he violated the agreement paying just $40,000 of the total amount. He was ordered to pay $200,000 and about $75, 000 on legal fees and interest and a lien was placed on his assets.
In 2013, Mane filed a lawsuit against Debra Antney his former manager and Waka Flocka Flame claiming that they had robbed him when he was their client. Mane claimed that Antney stole his jewelry and mismanaged royalties and assets.
Tried and found guilty of gun possessions and assault, he was sentenced to 39 months in prison in 2014. While in prison Mane was only allowed to have supervised releases and limitations were set on his travels. He was released five months early on May 26, 2016.
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