Tupac Shakur Net Worth $43 million
Tupac Shakur salary $3,000,000
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Tupac Shakur, an American rapper and actor who died in 1996, still has a current net worth estimated at a $43 million.
Born in East Harlem section of Manhattan in NYC, Tupac Shakur or 2Pac, Pac, Makaveli, is one of the greatest rappers.
His name Lesane Parish Crooks changed after Tupac Amaru II, the Peruvian revolutionary.
At 12 years old he enrolled in Harlem’s 127th Street Repertory Ensemble. There he got the played Travis Younger character in the Play A Raisin in the Sun, performed at the Apollo Theater.
He then moved to Maryland with his family and completed two years at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School. After his second year he moved to the Baltimore School for Arts.
While there he studied acting, poetry, jazz and ballet. He even performed in Shakespeare plays as well as acting in the ballet The Nutcracker.
Accompanied by one of his friends, Dana Mouse Smith, as his beatbox, won several rap competitions. While in school he became the best rapper.
His colleagues from school remembered him as one of the most popular kids because of his sense of humor, superior rapping skills and ability to mix with all crowds.
Growing up, until his death, he developed a close friendship with actress Jada Pinkett, the current wife of Will Smith.
The American rapper is still, years after his death, one of the richest rappers in the world. As of 2007 he sold over 75 million records worldwide.
His albums, All Eyez on Me and his Greatest Hits are among the best-selling albums in the US. Many still consider him as one of the most influential rappers of all time.
Often ranked by Rolling Stone and other news publications as one of the greatest artists of any genre, he got a spot into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (on 7th April 2017).
At the beginning of his career he used to work as a roadie, backup dancer and MC for the group Digital Underground. He eventually became a solo artist.
In most of his songs, he talks about violence and hardship in inner cities, racism, and other social problems.
In the later part of his career he became involved in conflicts with other rappers, producers and record-label staff members.
Apart from his career in music, he also starred in films such as Poetic Justice from 1993, Gang Related (1997) and many other TV programs from the 1990s.