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Charles Eddie-Lee Hamilton, Jr. was born on 10 November 1987, in Cleveland, Ohio USA, and is a record producer and recording artist, best known for being a former member of The Chosen Few as well as the All City Chess Club. All of his endeavors have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Charles Hamilton? As of early-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $2 million, mostly earned through a successful career in the music industry. He’s since embarked on a solo career and released numerous mixtapes. As he continues his career it is expected that his wealth will increase.
Charles Hamilton Net Worth $2 million
At an early age Charles was exposed to music, and he was naturally inclined to play the keyboard. He was self-taught for most of the instruments he played, later trying his hand at lead and bass guitar, then the drums and harmonica, and trying his hand at playing different genres. He attended Rice High School where he would participate in freestyle rap battles. At 18 he left home and spend time living with friends, then started recording at a studio at Frederick Douglass Academy, meeting future manager Le’Roy Benros who would help him get more exposure.
In 2008 Hamilton released his debut mixtape called “Crashed Landed”, and followed it up with “Outside Looking”. Later in the year he was signed to Interscope Records, and released a series of mixtapes called “The Hamiltonization Process”, including here “Death of The Mixtape Rapper”, “And Then They Played Dilla”, and “It’s Charles Hamilton”. He was set to release an album called “The Pink Lavalamp” but due to disagreements with the record label he decided to release it independently. The album would gain a lot of popularity and would help in increasing his net worth. He was then featured as the cover issue of “XXL” in 2009.
He planned to release the album “This Perfect Life” through Interscope, but released a “This Perfect Life” EP as a promotion, but the album was never released after he was dropped from Interscope Records, but later in the year the full album was released digitally. He started making mixtapes again in 2010, including “The Binge Vol. 3: Charles Hamilton’s Last Mixtape”. While this was originally announced as his last mixtape, he cr,eated more including “Autumn Harvest” and “Gynophobia”. In 2012, he announced that he was going to release an independent album called “Ill Doesn’t Mean Classic”. He also released an EP later that year called “The Come Down”. He also worked on a collaboration album with Spud Mack and S.K.E called “Hip Hop”.
In 2014, he announced that he was finally working on a retail album, and signed with Turn First Records the following year. He collaborated with Rita Ora for the single “New York Raining” and then created the extended play “The Black Box”. He continued making mixtapes while working on his album called “Hamilton, Charles”, which was released in 2016. His continued endeavors have helped in raising his net worth further/.
For his personal life, it is known that Charles was in a relationship with fellow rapper Briana Latrise, but remains officially single. He has openly talked about his past drug addiction to marijuana, heroin, and psilocybin mushroom; he checked himself into a psychiatric hospital in 2010, but later in the year, he was arrested for assaulting an officer. In 2015, he discussed how he struggled with Bipolar disorder.