Tupac Amaru Shakur is also known by his stage names 2Pac and briefly as Makaveli. He was an American actor and rapper. He was born in East Harlem in 1971. His father Billy Gerland and his mother Afeni Shakur were active members of Black Panther, an American revolutionary socialist organization, which was active until 1982.
Tupac 2Pac Net Worth 2015
is $ 40 million. He was one of the most successful rapper. The reason behind his success and popularity was that he was not afraid to political and socially conscious lyrics in his songs. He expressed his opinion about the matters happening in the world. He is definitely at the very top level among other celebrities.
2Pac’s professional career began in 90’s. The net worth of Tupac is high because of his popularity in his career of rapping, artist and also an actor. He has sold around above 75 million records both in the United States and everywhere in the world. This also brings money to the total amount of Tupac 2Pac Net Worth 2015. Unfortunately, in the year 1996, this singer was murdered in Las Vegas. He was murdered when he was just 25 years old. Most of the net worth of this singer came from his career as a rapper. He was also a music producer. He was also called as a ‘Father of Gangsta Rap’. He also described the music which was played by Afro-Americans in the United States. This music was mostly in rapping and hip hop styles.
In the starting of his rapping career, nobody would have expected that he would become such a popular and talented rapper and who would be famous all around the world. His initial career was started in the Digital Underground where he performed as a second string rapper and a dancer. He also joined the group only after they released their big hit album. However, Tupac, the great singer decided to go solo and released his own album which was named as ‘2Pacapalypse now’. In addition to this album, he also appeared in his first movie which was basically an urban drama and was named as ‘Juice’. He played a great role in the music scene and in the television screen and these added a lot of money to overall net worth of Tupac.
In the year 2007, he was also awarded as a bestselling rapping artist of the year with the selling of 75 million album records. He sold around 40 million album copies in the United States. Tupac also got 86th position in the list of the Greatest Artist of all time according to the Rolling Store Magazine. The basic theme of his song was about racism, violence, conflicts between other singers and the social problems in the America. Tupac was also a member of the East Coast – West Coast singer’s rivalry. He was a well respected and well known musician and this improves the net worth of Tupac. If he was still alive, he would have an even higher amount of money in his total net worth.