Definitely, you have heard Meek Mill was jailed in 2017 for 2-4 years, and you might be curious on Meek Mill net worth in 2018. Well, in case you aren’t familiar with him, Meek Mill is one of the most famous American rappers and a songwriter. His career into music kicked off in 2003, and as of today he has released three studio albums Dreams and Nightmares 2012, Dreams Worth More Than Money 2015, and Wins & Losses released on 2017.
He has also collaborated with numerous artists such as Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, T.I and many others. Mill will be spending the next 2-4 years in State Correctional Institution- Chester for violating his parole. Today we shall analyse Meek Mill net worth in 2018 and also dig dipper to uncover a few things you probably don’t know about Meek Mill.
Born Robert Rihmeek Williams in 1987 in South Philadelphia, he was raised in North Philadelphia by his mother in starvation together with his older sister, Nasheema Williams. His education background is not well known although it’s reported that he didn’t attend college, but in 2016 he announced his interest to go back to school.
In 2015, Meek started an affair with Nicki Minaj which lasted for two years. After the breakup, his ex-girlfriend released a song about it “Regret in Your Tears”.
Meek started his career in a hip-hop band called The Bloodhoundz which included 3 of his friends and released four mix tapes. At that time his stage name was Meek Millz. After the group separated, he launched his solo album Flamers 2: Hottest in Tha City which debuted in 2008. It was highly appreciated by critics and included hit songs like; Prolli, I’m So Fly and Hottest in the City. After his success, Meek was recognised by Charlie Mack who signed him under his label, the Grand Hustle Records. In 2010 he launched his other extended play, Flamers 3: The Wait Is Over.
The following year, Meek joined Rick Ross’s label Maybach Music Group which launched his 2nd song, Ima Boss. He later collaborated with the likes of Dj Khaled, T.I, Lil Wayne, Rick Ross and Birdman to remix the song which ranked at no.51 on the Billboard top 100 charts. His breakthrough in music was with the release of the song, Amen in 2012 which was part of his mixtape, Dream Chasers 2. Later that year his series album, Dreams & Nightmares featuring Nas and Mariah Carey peaked at no.2 on the Billboard records. It became one of his best sellers with 165,000 units of sale in the US. His other studio albums include Dreams Worth More Than Money and Wins & Losses. Meek too featured in collaborative albums such as Self Made Vol. 1 and its sequels; volume 2 and 3.
He is currently the CEO of Dream Chasers Records which he founded in 2012 and has since signed artists like Goldie, Louie V. Gutta and Lee Mazin. He later signed Omelly and Nick Papz in 2014 and 2016 respectively. Meek has also made many endorsements deals with big companies including Whataburger and Burger King.
On Meek Mill Awards and Achievements, Meek Mill has been nominated in many categories and has won the BET Award 2012, mtvU Woodie Award 2012 and Billboard Music Award 2016,
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Meek Mill net worth is estimated to be around $9 million. Meek Mill net worth fortune has been amassed through his music career. Dreams and Nightmares debut album total album sales are around 1 million units, Dreams Worth More Than Money albums sales is also around 1 million units while Wins & Losses has sold over 500k units. Another source of Meek Mill net worth fortune is his concert tours, and brand endorsement deals with brands such as Burger Kings.
7 Facts You Don’t Know About Meek Mill
Considering now that Meek Mill is serving his jail term, much has been talked about him but let me assure you there is much you don’t know about Meek Mill yet. Here are a few things you probably don’t know about Meek Mill.
1. As a kid, he used to be shy and reserved.
2. His father was murdered when he was five years.
3. He is full of controversies with his fellow artists including Drake and Rick Ross.
4. Apart from his feuds, he is a good friend of Tory Lanez.
5. Did you know that he was first arrested at the age of 18, for illegal possession of a gun?
6. As a teenager, he used to write verses and phrases during the night.
7. Most of his songs in his new album are based on Nicki Minaj.
Meek Mill net worth is on a downward runway considering he is no longer around to facilitate the growth of his fortune. We hope that after his jail time he will emerge a well-reformed man.