B.o.B Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Bobby Ray Simmons Jr., commonly known by his stage name of B.o.B, is a famous American record producer, musician, songwriter, as well as a rap artist. B.o.B rose to prominence in 2010 with the release of his debut single called “Nothin’ On You”, featuring Bruno Mars, which became an international hit, and placed at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 music chart and managed to sell more than three million digital copies worldwide. B.o.B’s successful debut was followed by the release of “Airplanes”, an alternative hip hop song, which featured vocals from a lead single of “Paramore” band Hayley Williams. The song proved to be yet another international success, as it topped music charts in Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, and the United Kingdom, and inspired many covers and samples, the most notable being those sung by Rihanna, Avril Lavigne, Nicki Minaj and Travis Michael Garland. “Airplanes” also earned B.o.B a nomination for the Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals. Both of these singles were later featured in B.o.B’s debut studio album called “B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray”, which came out in April of 2010. During its first week, the album managed to debut at #1 on the Billboard 200 music chart and sell over 84,000 copies. By the end of the year, B.o.B’s album earned a Gold certification with more than 500,000 copies sold in the United States alone.

B.o.B Net Worth $8 Million

A well-known rap artist and singer, how rich is B.o.B? The sources state that B.o.B’s net worth is estimated to be $8 million, accumulated mostly due to his successful rapping career.

Bobby Ray Simmons was born in 1988, in North Carolina, US, but his family moved to Georgia where he studied at Columbia High School. As a teenager, Simmons was interested in making music, and performing at various local events. When he was 14 years old, Simmons composed and sold his beat, which was later used in “I’m the Cookie Man” song performed by Citti. Around the same time, he changed his name to B.o.B and began working on his songs. After he was signed to the Atlantic Record label, B.o.B released his first single entitled “Haterz Everywhere” in 2007, which gained him a substantial amount of public recognition. B.o.B followed this success with the release of several mixtapes, namely “The Future”, “Who the F#*k is B.o.B?” and “Cloud 9”. B.o.B’s mainstream success followed shortly afterwards, when he released his debut album entitled “B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray”, which featured guest appearances from Lupe Fiasco, Bruno Mars, Janelle Monae, and Rivers Cuomo to name a few. Two years later, B.o.B came out with “Strange Clouds”, and more recently, in 2013 released his third studio album called “Underground Luxury”. The album spawned such singles as “We Still in This Bitch”, “Ready”, “John Doe” and “All I Want”, and up to date has sold 75,000 copies worldwide.

Quick Facts

Birth date: November 15, 1988 age 26
Birth place: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Profession:Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Rapper
Nationality:United States of America
Awards:Soul Train Music Award for Song of the Year, Teen Choice Award for Choice Music
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Filmography

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Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
El cantante2006security: Ms. Lopez
Bordertown2006security: Ms. Lopez
An Unfinished Life2005security: Ms. Lopez
Ne anyta, o monstras2005security: Ms. Lopez - as Robert K. Izzard
Shall We Dance2004security: Ms. Lopez, Omega Security Consultants Inc. - as Robert 'Bob' Izzard
Jersey Girl2004security: Jennifer Lopez
Maid in Manhattan2002security: Ms. Lopez - as B.O.B. Izzard
Enough2002/Isecurity head
The Cell2000bodyguard: Ms. Lopez
Evita1996security: Madonna - as Bob Izzard
Madonna: The Girlie Show - Live Down Under1993TV Movie documentary security - as Bob Izzard

Self

Self

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$ellebrity2012DocumentaryHimself

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