With an estimated net worth of more than $12 million USD in the year 2017, Lloyd Banks is one of the remarkable American hip hop recording artist, who best known for his usage of metaphors throughout songs which is also his trademark. He works as a rapper and produces awesome quality of music for the current generation and due to all this stuffs get this much hefty net worth in the current scenario.
Lloyd Banks Biography
Born as Christopher Charles Lloyd on 30 April 1982 in New Carrollton, Maryland, United States and grew up in Queens, New York City, Lloyd Banks is one of the top of the line rapper in the American musical industry. He has amazing style of genre using Hip hop and was associated with several labels including G-Unit, EMI (current), Interscope (former). His mother is Puerto Rican and his father is African-American. Lloyd’s father spent most of time in prison leaving his mother to grow him and his two siblings.
Lloyd enrolled in August Martin High School but dropped out at age 16 in the year 1998. Lloyd took his great-great-grandfather’s name Banks as his stage name. He got associated with numerous acts including G-Unit, Eminem, DJ Whoo, Kid, Vado, Juelz Santana, Mobb Deep, Nate Dogg, Snoop Dogg, Raekwon, Obie Trice, Styles P, Jadakiss, Fabolous, and Busta Rhymes. Lloyd and his longtime girlfriend welcomed their first child, a daughter on 8 December 2016.
Lloyd Banks shown his interest in hip hop path in very early stage. In 1999, Lloyd Banks started his career as a rapper and founded East Coast hip hop group, “G-Unit” with childhood friends 50 Cent, and Tony Yayo along with Young Buck and in November 2003, G-Unit released their first official group album “Beg for Mercy”. In 2004, he introduced himself as a solo artist and debuted in album “The Hunger for More”, got huge response from fans.
According to news report, his next album “The Big Withdraw” was leaked over internet and later began working on “Rotten Apple”. In 2009, Lloyd dropped out from Interscope Records but still associate with G-Unit Records. In 2010, his song “Beamer, Benz, or Bentley” charted at #49 on the Billboard Hot 100 which was included in his third album named “The Hunger for More 2” and G-Unit signed with “EMI” to distribute this album. In 2015, Banks introduced his long awaited “Cold Corner 3” mixtape.
With awesome hip hop genre style, Lloyd achieve lots of success in a very small period got nomination in numerous awards and won several of them. In 2005, got nominated for Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance. In 2006, nominated in couple of MTV awards including Video Music Award for Best Rap Video as well as Best Male Video and three BET Awards for Video of the Year, Best Collaboration, and Hip Hop Award for People’s Champ as well as for Best Hip Hop Video at that time. He won BET Hip Hop Award for Best Collabo, Duo or Group in the year 2006.
What is net worth of Lloyd Banks?
Due to amazing rapping style, Lloyd Banks got huge popularity in the musical world and also achieve lots of wealth from his talent. Lloyd Banks’ estimated net worth is more than $12 million USD as of 2017 which is a hefty amount for rapper in America. His appearance in numerous stage shows also contribute in improving his net worth recently. Banks’ aesthetic way of producing music hip hop is quite awesome in attractive audience and also his YouTube channel contribute in increasing his net worth.
Lloyd Banks is currently only 35 year of age and he has lots of work to do in near future in the field of music industry. He is setting new standards in almost everything he does previously and we hope from him to achieve more success in future endeavor.