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Sister Souljah Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Lisa Williamson was born in 1964 in The Bronx, New York City, USA and is a rapper, writer, political activist and film producer. She is probably best known for having been part of the hip hop group Public Enemy, although in 1992 she released a solo album. She has also written an autobiography, and four novels. She has been active in the entertainment industry since 1992.
How much is the net worth of Sister Souljah? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of her wealth is as much as $500,000, as of the data presented in late 2016. Music, books, films and politics are the sources of Souljah’s modest fortune.
Sister Souljah Net Worth $500,000
To begin with, she was raised in The Bronx, and later her family moved to Englewood, New Jersey, where she was educated at Dwight Morrow High School. During her school studies she travelled extensively in Europe and Africa. Souljah registered in the advanced studies program at Cornell University, but she is a graduate from Rutgers University from where she earned a BA degree in American History and African Studies. To add more, she majored in Abroad Program at the University of Salamanca.
In the 1990’s she was a member of the hip hop group Public Enemy. In 1992, she released her solo album “360 Degrees of Power” which included two popular singles – “The Hate that Hate Produced”, and “The Final Solution: Slavery’s Back in Effect”. The album reached 72nd position on the Billboard R&B / Hip Hop chart. The disappointing success of the record saw the contract of the band terminated. During the presidential campaign in 1992, there was a controversy when Bill Clinton accused her lyrics of inciting hatred and the murder of white Americans, the load of comments towards her, creating new terminology – ‘Sister Souljah moment’, which defines a politician’s repudiation of an extremist group, person, position or even statement.
In addition to this, she is known as an author. Sister Souljah wrote an autobiography “No disrespect” (1994) and four novels – “The Coldest Winter Ever” (1999), “Midnight” (2008), “Midnight and the Meaning of Love” (2011) – which all entered the list of New York Best Sellers – and “A Deeper Love Inside” (2013). All the novels written by Sister deal with such universal topics like love, faith, and integrity. She is also an occasional writer for the magazines Essence and The New Yorker.
Moreover, she has served as an executive director of a non profit organization Daddy’s House Social Programs Inc., which helps urban youth. The company is financed by Bad Boy Entertainment and Sean Combs.
To conclude, all the above described engagements have added significant sums to the total size of Sister Souljah’s net worth, as well as her popularity.
Finally, in the personal life of Sister Souljah, she has been married to Mike Rich since 1989; they have one child together, and the family lives in New Jersey, USA.