Lil’ Kim net worth is
People also search for
Lil’ Kim Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Kimberly Denise Jones was born on July 11, 1974 in Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York City USA, and is a songwriter, record producer, model, and actress, but is primarily known as a rapper since her breakthrough when performing with Notorious B.I.G. and his band Junior M.A.F.I.A. in 1995. Her stage name of Lil’ Kim reflects her stature at just 135cm.
So just how rich is Lil’ Kim? Sources indicate that Lil’ Kim has an estimated net worth of $18 million, earned through her varied career in the entertainment industry now spanning more than 20 years, assisted by being the winner of MTV and Grammy Awards and a number of other honours.
Lil’ Kim Net Worth $18 Million
Lil’ Kim parents divorced when she was nine, after which she lived with her father Linwood Jones until she left home as a teenager, partly because she attended school irregularly, and lived with friends or on the street. When 19 years old, she was spotted by Notorious B.I.G., and began collaborating with his band called Junior M.A.F.I.A., and releasing the album ‘Conspiracy’ which was very successful, reaching number eight on the US Billboard 200 chart in its first week, selling over 69,000 albums, which showed the great interest and good evaluation of the public. The singles ‘I Need You Tonight’, ‘Player’s Anthem’, ‘Get Money’ were also very popular, in addition to ‘Player’s Anthem’ receiving platinum and ‘Get Money’ gold certifications.
A year later, Lil’ Kim decided to begin a career as a soloist, eventually adding a lot to her net worth. Her debut album ‘Hard Core’, jumped in at eleventh place on the US Billboard 200 chart,and later the album achieved double platinum certification. The album contained several successful singles, including ‘No Time’ with Puff Daddy, ‘Crush on You’ and others. At this pace Lil’ Kim’s net worth grew as the albums ‘The Notorious K.I.M.’ and ‘La Bella Mafia’ were released, which were certified platinum, and ‘The Naked Truth’. She also appeared on stage as a featured artist, with her most successful single being “Lady Marmalade” with the band Labelle which has brought Lil’ Kim two MTV Video Music Awards and a Grammy Award for the Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.
In addition to singing, Lil Kim increased her net worth appearing as an actor on the big screen. She took parts in the films ‘She’s All That’ directed by Robert Iscove, ‘Longshot’ directed by Lionel C. Martin, ‘Zoolander’ directed by Ben Stiller, ‘Juwanna Mann’ directed by Jesse Vaughan, ‘Gang of Roses’ directed by Jean-Claude La Marre, ‘Nora’s Hair Salon’ directed by Jerry LaMothe, ‘You Got Served’ directed by Chris Stokes, ‘Lil’ Pimp’ directed by Mark Brooks, and ‘Superhero Movie’ directed by Craig Mazin. She showed herself on TV too, in episodes of television series ‘V.I.P’, ‘The Parkers’, ‘American Dreams’, ‘Ride with Funkmaster Flex’, ‘Lil’ Kim: Countdown to Lockdown’, ‘Boulevard of Broken Dreams’ among others. She has also appeared as a judge on the shows ‘The Pussycat Dolls Present: The Search for the Next Doll’, ‘Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious’ and ‘Paris Hilton’s My New BFF’ which have also increased Kim’s net worth.
In her personal life, Lil’ Kim has had several short-term relationships, with Shawn Powell – to whom she was engaged regardless of his incarceration – Christopher Wallace (until his death in 1997, and with whom she has a daughter), Damion Hardy, Scott Storch, Peoples Hernandez among others. She is now the mother of another daughter born in 2014. Additionally, Lil’ Kim is known as a philanthropist, a strong supporter of cancer research.