Kendrick Lamar is an American rapper and songwriter who gained immense popularity after delivering a recording-breaking album and mix-tapes. Besides, Kendrick is one of the greatest rappers and lyricists of all time. The talented artist is also known for his collaboration with the rap star and super-producer Dr. Dre. As of 2020, the gifted rapper Kendrick Lamar’s net worth is estimated at $75 million.
Furthermore, the talented rapper is also one of the highest-paid rappers. In 2018, he alone earned $60 million which helped him to become one of the highest-paid entertainers for the year. Let us dig a little bit deeper and see what we know about Kendrick Lamar in detail.
Know About Kendrick Lamar Personal Life and Relationship
Following on Kendrick Lamar’s personal life, he is currently in a relationship with Whitney Alford. Furthermore, Kendrick Lamar’s girlfriend Whitney Alford is a licensed aesthetician and make-up artist. The lovely couple started dating in 2005 from their high school day.
After dating for several years, the duo announced their engagement in 2015. However, the beautiful couple is yet to be married. According to a reliable source, Whitney gave first to her first baby girl. The couple has not yet made any comments about the baby and the fans are still waiting to know about the name of their child. The couple has managed the kept their personal life in privacy.
Know About Kendrick Lamar’s Net Worth and Income Sources
Previously mentioned, Kendrick Lamar’s net worth is estimated at $75 million as of 2020. And talking about his source of income, he primarily earned this hefty amount of wealth in his fortune from singing career. In 2018, he alone made $60 million which made him the highest-earning entertainer of the year.
Likewise, he also earned from the sales of his record-breaking music album and mix-tapes. Lamar released his first major studio album Good Kid, M.A.A.D City in 2011 which went on to sell over 1.1 million copies in the United States alone. Apart from singing career, Lamar also appeared on the Starz drama series Power in 2018.
Moving onwards Kendrick Lamar’s career, he started his singing career at the age of 16. In 2004, Lamar released his first debut project mixtape named Youngest Head Nigga in Charge. After getting a good response from the audiences, he received a contract with record label Top Dawg Entertainment. In 2005, Lamar released his first album with the record label titled Training Day.
Kendrick Lamar Singing Career
During the starting of his career, he worked alongside rappers like Kay Rock and Ya Boy. The group released their songs named The Cypha, Cali Niggaz, All My Life which was supported by Warner Bros Records. In 2009, Kendrick formed a hip-hop group named Black Hippy. Likewise, in 2010, he released his first mixtape, Overly Dedicated which appeared to the list of Billboard’s R&B/Hip-hop Albums chart.
Subsequently, in 2011, Kendrick released his first official album named Secton.80 which peaked at the 13th position of the Billboard 200 chart.
Kendrick Lamar Music Albums and Mixtapes
In 2011, Kendrick released his two albums named Good Kid and M.A.A.D City which helped him to gain immense popularity. He was also got nominated for the prestigious Grammy Award for that year. Likewise, Lamar also worked with popular artists like Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Taylor Swift, Rihanna, Zacari, Drake, and many others.
Additionally, Lamar is also featured on Eminem’s eighth studio album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2. Kendrick was named as the Rapper of the year by GQ magazine. Furthermore, his album To Pimp A Butterfly was released in 2015 and peaked at #1 position on the Billboard 200 chart.
Kendrick Lamar Acting Career
Prior to a singing career, Lamar also appearing in an acting career. He made his acting debut in the Starz drama series Power in July 2018. In the series, he portrayed the role of a Dominican drug addict named Laces.
Early Life, Family, and Education
Kendrick Lamar took birth to the parents Kenny Duckworth and Paula Oliver in Compton, California on 17th June 1987. Besides, he grew up and experienced his childhood life alongside his five siblings.
Following on Lamar’s educational background, he attended McNair Elementary and Vanguard Learning Center in the Compton Unfiled School. Afterward, he went to Centennial Middle School in Compton.