Chief Keef Net Worth (American Rapper and Record Producer)
Chief Keef Net Worth Chief Keef is an American professional record producer and rapper. Chief Keef was born in Illinois, Chigaco, United States of America on August 15, 1995, in Keith Cozart Chicago. Chief Keef has fond of music from his childhood years and became popular among high school students from his teenage years in the early 2010s from Chicago’s South Side. Chief Keef Net Worth is around $2 million which is increasing day by day. Chief Keef got fame and popularity when the rapper Kayne West remixed Chief Keef song “I Don’t Like”, which reached the Billboard Top 10 hit singles and played a huge role in lifting the Chief Keef profile worldwide. Due to his popularity graph, Chief Keef was demanded by several labels but resulted in Keef signing to Interscope. Chief was the center stage of popularity in December 2012, when he released his debut album “Finally Rich” which featured the successful singles such as “I Don’t Like” and “Love Sosa”, which would popularize the Chicago rap subgenre “Drill”.
Chief Keef Early Life and Education
Keith Farrelle Cozart who is also known by his nickname as Chief Keef was born in Illinois when he was only 16 years old and is named after his uncle. Chief Keef spent his childhood days in the Washington Park neighborhood on the city’s South Side. Chief Legal guardian was his grandmother and is estranged from his father, and spent his early life with his grandmother in Chicago. Chief Keef has fond of music from his childhood days and started rapping at a very young age of 5, using his mother’s karaoke machine and blank tapes to record his music. Chief Keef attended Dulles Elementary School and the Banner School, but dropped of Dyett High School another school, at a young age of 15. Chief Keef Net Worth is around $2 million which is increasing day by day.
Chief Keef Career Beginning
Chief Keef earned local attention when he released his mixtape “The Glory Road and Bang”. Chief Keef was the center stage of controversy in December 2011, when fired gunshots from a Pontiac Grand Prix in Chicago’s Washington Park neighborhood. After police showed up on the scene, Keef was being arrested and charged with unlawful use of a weapon. Chief Keef was placed under home confinement for 30 days, followed by another house arrest in his grandmother house by another 30 days. Chief Keef at that time had already achieved popularity locally and his fan base mostly consisted of high school students. During his house arrest time, Chief has released many videos on his YouTube channel and these videos were at the forefront of Chicago’s hip-hop subgenre, “Drill”. Due to the attention he got during that time, he released several mixtapes including “Bang and Back From the Dead”, and music videos “Bang”, “3Hunna” and “I Don’t Like”. Due to the popularity of Keef single “I Don’t Like”, Keef caught the attention of fellow Chicago rapper “Kayne West” who later created a remix of the single with rappers such as “Pusha T”, “Jadakiss” and Big Sean. Chief Keef Net Worth is around $2 million which is increasing day by day.
Chief Keef Biography
|Born Name||Keith Cozart|
|Nick Name||Chief Sosa, Almighty Sosa, Chief Keef|
|Age||22 according to his birthdate August 15, 1995|
|Born Place||Chicago Illinois, United States|
|Residence||Los Angeles, Unites States|
|Education||Dulles Elementary High School, Dyett High School|
|Occupation||Record Producer and Rapper|
|Manager||Glo Gang Management|
|Genre||Hip Hop and Drill|
|Labels||Glo Gang, 1017 Brick Squad|
|Height||5 ft 11 in or 180 cm|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Measurements||Chest – 39 in
Arms – 13.5 in
Waist – 34
|First Album||Finally Rich|
|First TV Show||Unknown|
Is Chief Really go to Jail?
Chief was a center stage of controversy on January 27, 2011, when he was apprehended on charges of heroin manufacture and distribution to local community members. Chief was determined “delinquent” rather than guilty of his charges, which proved he was not in his senses and served 60 days’ time on house arrest in his grandmother house. In December 2011, Chief was charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a firearm, when Chief flashed a handgun and run away. The policemen caught him a half-block later and recovered the pistol from Chief which was loaded. Keef was sued by Washington D.C. “Team Major” company for 75,000 for a missed show at IndigO2 Arena in London, but he didn’t appear on January 17, 2013.
Keef was taken into custody on January 15, 2013, after a juvenile court judge ruled that the aforementioned fun range interview video by Chief Keef on his Twitter account, constituted a probation violation. Chief was arrested for allegedly smoking marijuana in public for disorderly conduct on May 20, 2013. Chief was released later on that day but again arrested 8 days later for driving at 110 mph in a 55 mph area in Chicago, and also with the unlawful amount of passengers which is against the rule in Chicago.
How much is Chief Keef Worth?
Chief Keef Net Worth is around $2 million which is increasing day by day because of talent and albums success. Chief is now in 2018 is one of the prominent figures of Drill music genre and is the CEO of his own label “Glory Boyz Entertainment”. He receives approximately $40,000 to $85,000 per show according to some stats, but according to some stats in 2013, he is one of the lowest earning rappers in the industry. Chief has witnessed at least 10 legal issues from 2011 to 2014, from heroin manufacture to missed shows/concerts due to which he has lost a good amount of money in lawsuits.
Chief Keef Net Worth
Chief Keef Interesting Facts
- Chief Keef was named after his uncle name who had died in a tragedy. Chief Keef mother was only 16 years old when Chief was born, and in fact, Chief became a father at 16 also.
- Chief Keef was raised by his grandmother after he estranged from his father.
- Chief Keef owned 40% share during the establishment of GBE when he founded his record label Glory Boyz Entertainment in 2014. Chief Keef Net Worth is around $2 million which is increasing day by day.
- Chief Keef was sued by Team Major for $75,000 as Keef had to perform at IndigO2 Arena in London, but he didn’t appear in January 2013.
- Keef was arrested in May 2013 due to the over speeding while driving at 110 mph in 55 mph area and also driving with passengers than allowed by law in Chicago.
- Chief Keef has taken his nickname “Sosa” from the movie Scarface referring to the drug dealer “Sosa”.
- After uploaded a picture of him getting fellatio from a female fan, Chief Keef Instagram account was banned.
- Chief Keef popular single “I Don’t Like” was remixed by Kayne West along with “Big Sean”, “Pusha T”, and “Jadakiss”.
- Chief began rapping at a very young age of 5, by using his mother karaoke machine and blank tapes to record his music.
- Chief Keef was placed under home confinement for 30 days, followed by another 30 days house arrest in his grandmother house.
- Gucci Mane announced on May 8, 2013, that Chief Keef was the newest member of 1017 Brick Squad Records.
- Keef has faced several legal issues so far in his life including weapon possession charges, house arrest sentences and performance ban due to violations of rules.
- Chief has witnessed at least 10 legal issues from 2011 to 2014, from heroin manufacture to missed shows/concerts due to which he has lost a good amount of money in lawsuits.