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Sir Mix-a-Lot Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Antony Ray was born on 12th August 1963 in Seattle, Washington USA. He is a rapper and record producer, better known under the name of Sir-Mix-a-Lot, who struck the world with his major debut record deal in 1992, with the album “Mack Daddy” and the single “Baby Got Back” that, topped the charts, and was #1 on Billboards 100 for five weeks. That album has been the main source of his net worth, as this single went platinum. Sir-Mix-a-Lot has been active since 1986, with a little pause between 2003 and 2010.
So how rich is Sir-Mix-a-Lot? According to sources it is estimated that Sir-Mix-a-Lot`s net worth is $20 million, an amount gained through his successful music career spanning almost 30 years.
Sir-Mix-a–Lot Net Worth $20 Million
His whole life is based on his career; namely since he started rapping in the early 1980s. He was fascinated with rap and hip hop music, and in 1983 he co-founded the record label “Nastymix” with his partner, Nasty Nes. His first single was entitled “Pose on Broadway”, released in 1987, a reference to Broadway in Seattle`s Capitol Hill district. However, the song wasn`t much of a success, although it entered the Top 100, and quickly vanished from the charts, it can still be heard in Seattle area due to its remarks in the title.
His debut album was released in 1988 under the name “Swass”. Only two years after its release, Recording Industry Association of America certified the album platinum. In the 1990s his career reached its peak, when he signed a record deal with the Def American label, and released the bestselling album of his career, “Mack Daddy” in 1991. From its release the album was meant for glory, as in 1992 the single Baby Got Back became a number one hit and went double platinum. In fact, this song is the main source of his net worth, as it’s stated that it earned about $100 million. Sir-Mix-a-Lot also won a Grammy for this particular song, in 1993, for Best Rap Solo Performance.
In 1994 he released “Chief Boot Knocka” and the album reached #69 on the Billboard 200 and #28 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Charts. The album contained hit singles like “Put `Em On The Glass”, and “Just Da Pimpin` In Me” which was nominated for Grammy award for Best Solo Rap Performance, but he lost out to Dr. Dre and his hit “Let Me Ride”. After this success his career took a steady fall, and he didn`t release anything until 2003, when he released the album “Daddy`s Home”, on the Independent Label.
Sir-Mix-a-Lot’s recent releases includes the album “Dun 4got About Mix” from 2011, and a co-operation with Nicki Minaj on her single “Anaconda” in 2014, which featured Sir-Mix-a-Lot singing samples from his hit single “Baby Got Back”. He has also collaborated with Seattle grunge bands Mudhoney and The Presidents of the United States of America.
Regarding his personal life and other interests, Sir-Mix-a-Lot is proud of his collection of luxury cars which includes a McLaren MP4-12C, a Lamborghini LP640, an Audi R8, a Ferrari Testarossa, a Ferrari F430, a Ferrari F360, a Ferrari 348 (license plate “GESSHOO”), a Lamborghini Diablo VT (license plate “MIXALOT”) and couple of Porsches and a Corvette.
He lives outside Seattle; he has never been married and has no known children.