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Born Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, Lupe Fiasco is a well known figure in the music industry. It has recently been announced that the net worth of Lupe Fiasco is around $14 million. Lupe has earned his net worth through many endeavours including singing, producing and promoting his own business. He has founded the record label 1st & 15th Entertainment and is the CEO of the company. Fiasco has been accumulating his net worth since 1999.
Lupe Fiasco Net Worth $14 Million
Wasalu Muhammad Jaco was born on February 16, 1982 in Chicago, United States. He was raised in a big family with eight siblings.
Lupe Fiasco is considered to be a hip hop artist. During his career he has worked under the labels Atlantic and 1st & 15th Entertainment. Lupe Fiasco has added much to his net worth by releasing nineteen singles, four studio albums, thirty-six music videos, seven soundtracks and nine official mixtapes. The most successful singles were ‘Superstar’ (2007) featuring Matthew Santos which reached the 3rd position on the US Rap chart and was certified platinum in US; ‘The Show Goes On’ (2010) which reached the 4th position of US Rap chart and was certified three times platinum in US, two times platinum in Australia and gold in New Zealand; and ‘Battle Scars’ (2012) which reached the top position of US Rap chart and was certified platinum in US, nine times platinum in Australia and two times platinum in New Zealand.
His studio albums were more successful, though. Lupe has released four of them as follows: ‘Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor’ (2006), ‘Lupe Fiasco’s The Cool’ (2007), ‘Lasers’ (2011) and ‘Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1’ (2012) which have added much to his net worth as all four studio albums have topped the US Rap chart. The last two albums also reached the top position on the US R&B chart, and ‘Lasers’ has also reached the first position of US chart. ‘Lupe Fiasco’s The Cool’ and ‘Lasers’ have been certified gold in US.
Lupe Fiasco has received many nominations and awards during his career but the most important was the Grammy Award received for his song ‘Daydreamin’ (with Jill Scott) in 2008. He has been nominated for Grammy Awards twelve times, but won only once. However, he has won an AOL Music Award, MTV2 Award, and USA’s Character Approved Award. Currently, Lupe is working on his fifth album entitled ‘Tetsuo & Youth’ which is going to be released in 2015. In the songs Fiasco usually points out social problems and is considered to be the beginner of conscious hip hop movement.
Besides singing, Lupe together with Charles Patton began their own business, founding an independent record label entitled 1st & 15th Entertainment in 2001. The company is also a significant source of the total amount of Fiasco’s net worth and wealth. Later, Fiasco founded another company which produces various things from clothing to toys, called Righteous Kung-Fu.
Lupe Fiasco is still single.