Redman Net Worth: Earnings from Music and Other Deals

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The rapper, record producer and actor Reggie Noble, popular by his stage name Redman, is worth $10 million as of Feb 2018. Redman earns from various ventures including music albums, films and video games. People also know him by names such as Doc and Funk Doctor Spock.

The rapper does not believe in leading a luxurious lifestyle. He lives in a smaller house when compared to that of other celebrities.

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Early Life

Reginald “Reggie” Noble was born in Newark, New Jersey. At the age of 16, he was expelled from Montclair State University due to poor academic performance and was kicked out of his house by his mother for selling cocaine.

Not knowing his future course of action, Redman became a DJ-MC, freestyling over funk and hip-hop instrumental tracks in various parties. Erick Sermon of EPMD discovered him and took Redman under his roof.

He became the member of Def Squad which consisted of Erick Sermon and Keith Murray in the 1990s. Shortly, Eric also signed Redman for his first major label album Whut? Thee Album in 1992.

Career

Music

His debut album became quite a success and took 49th place in Billboard 200. He was even named ‘Rap artist of the year’ by The Source for his unbelievable performance.

Redman soon began to work on his next album ‘Dare iz a Darkside‘, not just as a rapper, but also as a producer for most of the tracks. His songs were widely accepted all around the world and made through the list of top songs in various charts.

In 1998, he collaborated with Def Squad and released his first collaboration album, El Nino. Once Redman had acquired a huge fan base, he continued to make his fans happy by releasing mixtapes and various singles.

Up to today, Redman has released more than ten albums which are commercially successful.

His noteworthy single Dirty which he recorded with Christina Aguilera made him famous not only in the US but also all around the world, hitting various charts

Acting

Redman has also made his way into movies and TV shows. He was introduced to the film industry in 1999 in the movie Ride. He later went on to star in numerous other movies including How High, Scary Movie 3, Seed of Chucky, Rock the Bells and Big Pun the Legacy.

He also appeared on various TV shows that include Soul Train, In Living Color, Doggy Fizzle Televizzle, Method & Red, Wild ‘N Out and Scared Famous.

Others

Redman also did voiceovers in video games. He is well known for his appearance in his own television sitcom Method Man and Redman, in which he starred along with his partner Method Man. In 2005, Redman released a collaboration with New York-based streetwear brand Mighty Healthy, which includes jerseys, T-shirts, hats and other items.

In October 2017, he became a host for the first season of VH1’s Scared Famous.

Even though Redman got recognition for his music and talent, he has not received any awards for his albums yet.

However, he was nominated for Grammy Awards in the years 2003 and 2001, for Best Pop Collaboration and Best Rap Performance by a Duo or a Group categories respectively.

Redman Net Worth

The rapper/actor has tried to make use of every opportunity that came in his way and has managed to maintain a net worth of $10 million. His average annual income estimates $3 million.

Unlike most of the celebrities, Redman does not have earnings from any endorsement deals.

House Property and car.

Although an international celebrity, Redman doesn’t believe in leading a lavish lifestyle. He lives in his Staten Island house, which is neither a mansion nor a place of luxury in any which way.

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He owns a Smart Fortwo car.

Infamous for being Pothead

Along with the fame that came his way through music, the rapper also became famous for wrong reasons. He has admitted to getting arrested time and again for dealing in weed. Redman even expressed that he was not promoting weed as High but as a Way of Life. Not many endorsers wanted to strike a deal with Redman because of his ‘Pothead’ persona.

Conclusion

Redman has a unique way of leading his life. With the lifestyle that he chose and the way he turned his passion into his career, it is undeniable that he lives by his own rules. He has signed for many other albums that are yet to be released which will keep his net worth steady for the next coming years.

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