Lately, Nas has been in the news, especially after it was rumored that he was dating the fellow rapper, Nicki Minaj. The rumors were finally cleared when Nicki appeared on the Ellen Degrees show and spoke about her relationship. Nas, who began his career back in 1991, has now become an important figure in the entertainment industry. Till date, he has worked on 10 studio albums and numerous other tracks. At present, Nas net worth is estimated to be $ 23 million.
The rapper has not just limited himself to music, as he is also a businessman. He has invested in numerous projects and now manages his time between music and other ventures. So let’s see where has he invested so far, what cars he drive and where are his mansions.
|Birth Name||Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones|
|Endorsements||$ 1 million|
|Investments||$ 6 m +|
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Nas Net Worth
|Year||Nas Net Worth|
|2017||$ 23 million|
|2016||$ 19.5 million|
|2014||$ 13 million|
|Year||Nas Income/ Salary|
|2016||$ 5 million|
|2015||$ 4.5 million|
|2014||$ 3.2 million|
Income via endorsements amounts to $ 1 million while his current investments exceed $ 6 million in total valuations.
Nas Net Worth -Biography
Born on September 14, 1973, Nas spent his childhood in the Queensbridge Houses in the Long Island City neighborhood. Son of Olu Dara, a jazz and blues musician, and Fannie Ann, a Postal Service worker, Nas, also has a brother named “Jabari Fret”.
He began his professional career in 1991 while he released his debut album “Illmatic” on April 19, 1994. Certified Platinum on December 11, 2001, by the RIAA, the album was followed by “It Was Written” in 1996. The rapper’s second album was his most commercially successful album to date, it sold over 2 million copies in the US alone.
Overall, Nas has sold over 25,000,000 records worldwide and was also featured on Billboards list titled “The 10 Best Rappers of All Time”.
Business ventures- Investments
Apart from being a successful rapper, Nas is also a successful entrepreneur. In 2013 he reportedly invested a six-figure sum into Mass Appeal Magazine. Later he even ventured into the retail industry and opened his sneaker store. Besides “Proven”, a job search app maker, Nas also did an investment in a viral video Startup, ViralGains. Media reports claim that the rapper has an ownership in LANDR as he participated in its $6.2 million funding round.
He currently has a stake in restaurant chain “Sweet Chick” and previously started his own clothing line called HSTRY.
The rapper is a proud owner of a $179,000 Rolls Royce Phantom.
Nas owns a beautiful house in Georgia.