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Shad Gregory Moss, commonly known by the stage name of Bow Wow or Lil Bow Wow, is a famous American rap artist, record producer, actor, as well as a television show host. Bow Wow rose to prominence in 2000, after the release of his debut album called “Beware of Dog”, which was co-produced by Jermaine Dupri and Michael Mauldin. “Beware of Dog” produced 4 singles, namely “Bounce with Me” with Xscape, “Puppy Love” featuring Jagged Edge, “Bow Wow” with Snoop Dogg and “Ghetto Girls”. Upon its release, the album managed to sell more than 101,000 copies during its debut week, and a year later received a double-Platinum certification from the RIAA. To date, Bow Wow has released six albums, with the 7th album called “Underrated” scheduled to come out in 2015.

Bow Wow Net Worth $3 Million

Aside from rapping, Bow Wow has excelled as a talented actor, making his first film appearance in Kevin Bray’s action comedy film called “All About the Benjamins”, which featured a cast of Ice Cube, Eva Mendes, Mike Epps, and Carmen Chaplin. That same year, in 2002, Bow Wow played a lead role in John Schultz’s film entitled “Like Mike”, which included cameo appearances from such NBA stars as Shaquille O’Neal, Vince Carter, Allen Iverson, and Steve Nash among many others. Currently, Bow Wow is working on an upcoming movie called “Fast & Furious 7”.

A well-known rapper and actor, how rich is Bow Wow? According to sources, in 2012 Bow Wow received a salary of $500,000 for his role in “Allegiance”, while in 2013 he added a sum of $1 million for hosting the “106 & Park” video show set up. In regards to his wealth, Bow Wow’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million in 2017, which has diminished over time due to unpaid child support contributions and taxes.

Bow Wow was born in 1987 in Columbus, Ohio. Bow Wow’s music career started when he was 11 years old, when he met the record producer and rapper Jermaine Dupri, who significantly contributed to Bow Wow’s fame. Following the success of his debut album, Bow Wow came out with “Doggy Bag” the following year, which was released to largely positive feedback from the listeners. “Doggy Bag” spawned two singles, and managed to sell over 320,000 copies during its debut week. The album later received a Platinum certification, since it sold more than 1 million copies in the United States alone. Bow Wow followed his rapping career with “Unleashed”, “Wanted” and “The Price of Fame”. Bow Wow’s contributions to music have been acknowledged with BET Awards, Billboard Music Awards and Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards.

Aside from rapping, Bow Wow took up a career in acting. After his success with “Like Mike”, Bow Wow went on to appear in lead roles in the “Johnson Family Vacation” starring Cedric the Entertainer, Steve Harvey and Solange Knowles, and “Roll Bounce”, where he co-starred alongside Chi McBride, Mike Epps, and Meagan Good.

A famous rap artist, Bow Wow has an estimated net worth of $3 million.

Quick Facts

Birth date: March 9, 1987
Birth place: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Height:5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
Profession:Record producer, Actor, Singer, Rapper, Artist, Television Show Host, Musician, Music artist
Nationality:American
Partner:Joie Chavis, Erica Mena
Children:Shai Moss
Parents:Teresa Caldwell, Alfonso Moss
Awards:BET Awards, Billboard Music Awards - Rap Single of the Year (2001), Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards, Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards - Favorite Male Singer (2001)
Record labels:Columbia, Bad Boy, So So De, Cash Money, Republic
Music groups:Bow Wow Wow (since 1980)
Nominations:NAACP Image Awards, Black Reel Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Young Artist Awards, Vibe Awards (2005), Soul Train Music Awards (2001)
Movies:Like Mike (2002), Roll Bounce (2005), Johnson Family Vacation, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006), Lottery Ticket (2010), Scary Movie 5 (2013), Allegiance (2013)
TV shows:Entourage, CSI: Cyber ('til 2016)
Albums:Beware Of Dog (2000), Doggy Bag (2001), Unleashed (2003), The Price Of Fame (2006), Wanted (2005), The Price of Fame (2006), New Jack City II (2009), NYLTH (2017), Underrated, Face Off (with Omarion (with Omarion), 2007)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Preparing for his summer Scream Tour IV with Omarion, B5, Marques Houston, Bobby Valentino, and Pretty Ricky. [July 2005]
2Finished his Scream Tour on September 4th 2005. [September 2005]
3Releasing his third album "Unleashed" [July 2003]
4Releasing his new album Wanted. [July 2005]
5Currently working with his record label LBW Ent. Bow Wow is also working on his collaboration album, "Face Off", with Omarion which is due out December 4, 2007. [July 2007]
6From 26th December 2005 through 1st January 2006, in concert on the Holiday Jam Tour. Bow Wow created this tour himself. [December 2005]
7Bow Wow has just released his much anticipated 5th album, The Price Of Fame. He will be touring in the summer of 2007. Bow Wow is also currently working on some movies. [December 2006]
8Has one daughter, Shai.
9Earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records as the youngest rapper to have a No. 1 hit (with the 2000 track "Bounce with Me").
10Was accompanied by singer Ciara to the MTV Video Music Awards in 2005.
11He has his own clothing line named Shago.
12Is good friends with Omarion Grandberry.
13Had a duet with Jojo in her song "Baby It's You"
14Is good friends with Jermaine Dupri.
15Performed the theme song to "All That" on stage at their 10th anniversary special. The original theme song from 1995 featured Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes and is still used before every episode. Had she not passed away, Lil Bow Wow would not have had to sing the theme at the anniversary special.
16Is a straight-A student.
17"Drove" Madonna's rhinestone encrusted limosine onstage before opening the door for her during the 2000 Grammy Awards telecast.
18Hip-hop artist/rap artist.
19Starting rhyming at the age of 3.


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Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest Breakthrough Performance - Viewer's ChoiceLike Mike (2002)
2003Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest SongLike Mike (2002)· James B. Moor (Writer)
· Fabolous (Performer)
· Jermaine Dupri (Performer)
· Full Force (Writers)
· James Barlow (Writer)
· Robert Ford (Writer)
· Kurtis Blow (Writer)
· Shirley Walker (Writer)
· William Waring (Writer)
2003Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a Feature Film - Leading Young ActorLike Mike (2002)


Filmography

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Superstition: The Rule of 3'sfilming
CSI: Cyber2015-2016TV SeriesBrody Nelson
Entourage2015Charlie Williams (uncredited)
Rich Gang: Tapout2013ShortBow Wow
Scary Movie 52013Eric (as Shad Moss aka Bow Wow)
Allegiance2012/ISpecialist Chris Reyes (as Bow Wow)
The Secret Life of the American Teenager2011-2012TV SeriesDante
The Family Tree2011T-Boy (as Shad Moss a/k/a Bow Wow)
Madea's Big Happy Family2011Byron (as Shad 'Bow Wow' Moss)
Lottery Ticket2010/IKevin Carson (as Bow Wow)
Hurricane Season2009Gary (as Bow Wow)
Entourage2008-2009TV SeriesCharlie Williams
The Great Music Caper2008VideoBop (as Bow Wow)
Smallville2006TV SeriesBaern Lamar Johnson
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift2006Twinkie (as Bow Wow)
Roll Bounce2005Xavier 'X' Smith (as Bow Wow)
Johnson Family Vacation2004D.J. Johnson (as Bow Wow)
Saving Jason2003TV Movie as Bow Wow
Smart and Sober2003TV Movie as Bow Wow
Like Mike2002Calvin (as Lil Bow Wow)
All About the Benjamins2002Kelly (as Lil Bow Wow)
Carmen: A Hip Hopera2001TV MovieJalil (as Lil' Bow Wow)
Moesha2001TV SeriesRay-Ray
Murder Was the Case: The Movie1995Video shortKid Jumping on Couch (segment "Gin & Juice") (uncredited)

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Lottery Ticket2010/Iperformer: "My Hood" - as Bow Wow / writer: "My Hood" - as Bow Wow
The High Road: Bonus DVD2006Video performer: "Baby, It's You"
Smallville2006TV Series 1 episode
The Wild Thornberrys Movie2002performer: "Dance with Us" - as Bow Wow
Like Mike2002performer: "Can I Holla", "Basketball", "Playin' the Game", "Take Ya Home" - as Lil Bow Wow
Top of the Pops2001TV Series performer - 1 episode
Daria2001TV Series performer - 1 episode
Big Momma's House2000performer: "Bounce with Me" - as Lil Bow Wow

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
CSI: Cyber - The Final Season: Behind the Firewall2016Video shortHimself
CSI: Cyber - The Final Season: Hack My Ride2016Video shortHimself
CSI: Cyber - The Final Season: Mr. Russell Goes to Washington2016Video shortHimself
Tracks2016TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Late Late Show with James Corden2016TV SeriesHimself
Grammy Red Carpet Live2016TV MovieHimself - Host
American Music Awards 20152015TV SpecialHimself
The Talk2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Hollywood Today Live2015TV SeriesHimself
Ok! TV2015TV SeriesHimself
CSI: Cyber - Season 1: Encoding CSI: Cyber2015ShortHimself
CSI: Cyber - Season 1: It Can Happen to You: Season 1 of CSI: Cyber2015ShortHimself
The Doctors2015TV SeriesHimself
The Real2015TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Now2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight2010-2015TV SeriesHimself
GGN: Snoop Dogg's Double G News Network2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself
106 & Park Top 10 Live2000-2014TV SeriesHimself - Host / Himself
Bethenny2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
Real Husbands of Hollywood2013TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20132013TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
Oprah: Where Are They Now?2013TV SeriesHimself
So So Def All-Star 20th Anniversary Concert2013TV MovieHimself (as Bow Wow)
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHimself
Huff Post's BV 3652012TV SeriesHimself
Black Girls Rock! 20122012TV MovieHimself (as Bow Wow)
RapFix Live2012TV SeriesHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Made in Hollywood2011TV SeriesHimself
Lopez Tonight2010TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2010TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2010TV SeriesHimself
Kourtney & Kim Take Miami2010TV SeriesHimself - Hip Hop Artist
2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The Dirty South2010TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Bow Wow)
T.I. Farewell Party Interview with MC Serch2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
Chelsea Lately2009TV SeriesHimself
E.S.L.: Entertainment as a Second Language2009TV SeriesHimself
Kids' Inaugural: We Are the Future2009TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Bow Wow)
So So Def TV2008TV MovieHimself (as Bow Wow)
Bow Wow: Live from Sommet Center, Nashville2008TV MovieHimself (as Bow Wow)
My Super Sweet 162005-2008TV Series documentaryHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2004-2008TV SeriesHimself
Ugly Betty2008TV SeriesHimself
4th Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors2007TV MovieHimself (as Bow Wow)
The Teen Choice Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
Access Granted2007TV SeriesHimself
WWE Raw2004-2007TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Audience Member
O Access2007TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2002-2007TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself
BET Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2004-2006TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Musical Guest
The 2006 Billboard Music Awards2006TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
The High Road: Bonus DVD2006VideoHimself (as Bow Wow)
Settle the Score2006TV MovieHimself (as Bow Wow)
Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift - The Japanese Way2006Video shortHimself (as Bow Wow)
The Young Hollywood Awards2006TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
The Tyra Banks Show2005-2006TV SeriesHimself
Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift Peek Performance2006Video documentary shortHimself (as Bow Wow)
2 Live Stews2006TV SeriesHimself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '062006TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
The Best Hit USA2006TV SeriesHimself
2005 Radio Music Awards2005TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
2005 American Music Awards2005TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Bow Wow)
Scream Tour IV: Heartthrobs Live2005VideoHimself (as Bow Wow)
25 Strong: The BET Silver Anniversary Special2005TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
I Love the 80's 3-D2005TV Series documentaryHimself (as Bow Wow)
Total Request Live2004-2005TV SeriesHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself - Presenter (as Bow Wow)
Cribs2005TV SeriesHimself
Bow2005TV MovieHimself (as Bow Wow)
Who's Your Momma?2004TV MovieHimself (as Bow Wow)
On-Air with Ryan Seacrest2004TV SeriesHimself
Tavis Smiley2004TV SeriesHimself
The Sharon Osbourne Show2003-2004TV SeriesHimself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '042004TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Bow Wow)
The 18th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2004TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
35th NAACP Image Awards2004TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
101 Reasons the 90's Ruled2004TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Bow Wow)
All That2004TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve 20042003TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
The 31st Annual American Music Awards2003TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
Punk'd2003TV SeriesHimself
Exposed2003TV Series documentaryHimself
3rd Annual BET Awards2003TV Special documentaryHimself (as Bow Wow)
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '032003TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
TV total2002TV SeriesHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20022002TV SpecialHimself - Presenter (as Bow Wow)
Soul Train2000-2002TV Series documentaryHimself
2nd Annual BET Awards2002TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Bow Wow)
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2002TV SeriesHimself
2002 Much Music Video Music Awards2002TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
2002 MTV Movie Awards2002TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
Essence Awards2002TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Lil' Bow Wow)
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '022002TV Special documentaryHimself (as Bow Wow)
The 16th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2002TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Bow Wow)
The 29th Annual American Music Awards2002TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Lil' Bow Wow)
Gonna Meet a Rock Star2001TV Series documentaryHimself (as Bow Wow)
The Teen Choice Awards 20012001TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Bow Wow)
Party in the Park 20012001TV Movie documentaryHimself - Performer (as Bow Wow)
1st Annual BET Awards2001TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
Jenny Jones2001TV SeriesHimself
Top of the Pops2001TV SeriesHimself
E! True Hollywood Story2001TV Series documentaryHimself
32nd NAACP Image Awards2001TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Bow Wow)
The 15th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2001TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Bow Wow)
The 43rd Annual Grammy Awards2001TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Bow Wow)
The Steve Harvey Show2001TV SeriesHimself
The 28th Annual American Music Awards2001TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards2001TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
Teen Choice Presents: Teenapalooza2001TV MovieHimself (as Lil' Bow Wow)
The 2000 Billboard Music Awards2000TV SpecialHimself (as Bow Wow)
Christina Aguilera: My Reflection2000TV Special documentaryHimself (as Bow Wow)
The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 20002000TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Bow Wow)
MuchOnDemand1997TV SeriesHimself - Guest (as Bow Wow)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Inside Edition2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Furious 72015Twinkie (uncredited)
Love & Hip Hop2014TV SeriesHimself
106 & Park Top 10 Live2006-2007TV SeriesHimself - 'Outta My System' Video / Himself
Video on Trial2005-2006TV SeriesHimself - Accused

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