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Kendrick Lamar Forbes Net Worth And Biography

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Kendrick Lamar Forbes Net Worth

Kendrick Lamar is an American singer, rapper, songwriter who has a net worth of $75 million dollars. He is one of the most popular and highest-paid rappers on the planet. To date he has earned more than $180 million in his career. In 2018 alone he earned $60 million, which made him one of the highest-paid entertainers for the year.

Kendrick Lamar Profile

Kendrick Lamar Forbes Net Worth And Biography
  • Full Name: Kendrick Lamar Duckworth
  • Birth Date: 17 June 1987
  • Birth Place: Compton, California
  • Nick Name: Kendrick
  • Religion: Christian
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: N/A
  • Horoscope: N/A
  • Father’s Name: Updating Soon
  • Mother’s Name: Updating Soon
  • Siblings: Updating Soon
  • Age: 33-Years-Old
  • Height: 1.95M
  • Weight: N/A
  • Shoe Size : N/A
  • Eye Color : Dark Brown
  • Body Measurement: N/A
  • Marital Status: Not Married
  • Children: N/A
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Recording art / Entrepreneur
  • Stats: Active
  • Net Worth: $75 million
  • Salary: Updating Soon

Kendrick Lamar Early life

Kendrick Lamar Duckworth was born in Compton, California on June 17, 1987.

Growing up his family was very poor and he was primarily raised on welfare and in government funded housing.

He went attended McNair Elementary and Centennial High School and was known for his exceptional grades through his schooling.

Kendrick Lamar Career

In 2004 when Kendrick was only 16 years old he released his debut mixtape called ‘Youngest Head Nigga in Charge’ which got him a contract with Top Dawg Entertainment.

He began work with the company immediately and released ‘Training Day’ in 2005. In 2006 and 2007 he got the opportunity to work with rappers like Ya Boy, Jay Rock and The Game and he was featured on songs including ‘The Cypha’, ‘Cali Niggaz’, and ‘All My Life (In the Ghetto)’.

He released his mixtape ‘C4’ in 2009 and he also dropped ‘The Kendrick Lamar EP’.

Kendrick Lamar Forbes Net Worth

In 2010 the mixtape ‘Overly Dedicated’ dropped and the album even reached the Billboard 200 charts that year. And the following year he released his very first album called ‘Section.80’ and it quickly reached number 13 on the Billboard charts.

In 2011 he really started to gain popularity from the people and other well known artists. He was even named ‘The New King of the West Coast’ by The Game, Dr. Dre, and Snoop Dogg. And that same year he also partnered with Windows Phone to create an original song. He later released ‘Good Kid’ and ‘M.A.A.D City’.

Kendrick Lamar Forbes Net Worth

From 2013-2014 he was on tour and made guest appearances for other musicians. He also released his own album ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’.

In 2015 he was featured in Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’ official remix and the following year he released a compilation of his own unfinished demos.

In 2017 he revealed his two hit singles ‘The Heart Part 4’ and ‘Humble’ as well as his album called ‘Album’. All of these released were extremely well received by his audience

Outside of studio albums, Kendrick has appeared on dozens of singles featuring many popular artists like Big Sean, Robin Thicke, Drake, 2 Chainz, Birdman and J. Cole.

Kendrick Lamar Forbes Net Worth

Lamar’s second studio album, Good Kid, m.A.A.d city, was released in 2012 and reached #1 on the US R&B/Hip-Hop chart as well as #2 on the Billboard 200 chart.

In September 2013, Kanye West announced that Kendrick Lamar would be supporting him on his first solo headlining tour in five years, in support of the album “Yeezus.” The next month, Lamar was featured on Eminem’s eighth studio album, “The Marshall Mathers LP 2”.

Kendrick Lamar Forbes Net Worth

One month after that, in November, he was named Rapper of the Year by GQ magazine. Lamar was nominated for seven Grammys in 2014, including Best New Artist and Album of the year, but did not pick up any awards.

Lamar featured on the remix of Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” in May 2015, and the single reached No. 1 on the Billboard charts, and the music video scored them a Grammy for Best Music Video, as well as an MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year.

Personal Life

Lamar got engaged to Whitney Alford in 2015. They had their first child together in 2019.

Awards And Recognition

  • BET Awards, Best Male Hip Hop Artist, (2015)
  • BET Awards, Video of the Year, (2016) – nominee
  • People’s Choice Awards, Favorite Hip-Hop Artist, (2017) – nominee
  • MTV Video Music Awards, Best Collaboration, (2015)
  • MTV Video Music Awards, Video of the Year, (2017)
  • Grammy Awards, Best Rap Song, (2015, 2016)
  • Grammy Awards, Best Rap Performance, (2015, 2016, 2018)

Kendrick Lamar Forbes Net Worth

Kendrick Lamar is currently one of the richest and highest paid rapper in the world, with an estimated net worth of $75 million dollars.