Nas is an American Hip Hop genre artist born on September 14, 1973, which makes him 44 years old. He was born in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York, United States. His real name is Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones. He was brought up in Queens, New York, United States.
Apart from hip-hop artist, he is also a rapper, a songwriter, a record producer and an entrepreneur. He is the son of Olu Dara who was a blue artist. His parents divorced in the year 1985 which made broke from inside. His neighbor encouraged him to be a Hip Hop artist. Typically, His ancestors were from Africa and he has African blood in his veins.
Education: Nas Broke down when he saw his parents separated in the year 1985. He was encouraged by his neighbor to be a Hip Hop artist. He attended his school in his hometown till 8th grade and dropped out when he saw his parents getting divorced. His ancestors were from Africa and so he decided to educate himself by the African Culture. He completed his African education through the Nuwaubian Nation and Five Percent Nation. He mastered the art of playing trumpet and he began to write his own rhymes which inspired him to become a great songwriter in the future.
Nas Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $20 Million US Dollars
Nas is considered to be one among the richest rapper in the entire America. His net worth is estimated to be around $20 Million US dollars in the year 2017. Apart from singing, he is also an entrepreneur which makes him more likely to be rich when compared to other artists of his genre.
Nas is one rich rapper in the entire America. He has established a lot of property and we will try to list few of them. Nas owns a House which is worth of $659,000 USD. He also has many fast cars among which Rolls-Royce is his personal favorite. He is also part of many endorsements with the brands like Audemars Piguet Splash which supply him many priceless watches. He is also a part of Tom Ford “Cyrille” Aviator which supply him priceless Aviator sunglasses. He is also a proud brand partner with Gucci Sneakers.
Nas Business model
In the year 2013, Nas went cooperate. He stepped in the business of publishing magazine which established him as a Businessman. As a Businessman and an Investor, he invested a lot of money in Mass Appeal Magazine which got him a lot of wealth in return. He is also a successful entrepreneur. He was the founder member of his Capital Firm which was called to be Queensbridge Ventures. His Capital Firm Company made dozens of investment which includes a share of $100-$500,000 range. They popular investments were made in Dropbox, Lyft, SeatGeek, Robinhood, Casper, General Assembly, and Genius.
Nas was nominated for many awards in the entire career and that shows the quality of his work. He was nominated at Grammy Awards many times which includes Best Rap Solo Performance for the songs like If I Ruled the World (Imagine That), N.I.G.G.E.R. (The Slave and the Master). He was nominated for best Rap performance multiple times. He was also nominated for Best Rap Album, Best Music Video, Best Rap Performance by a Duo or a Group.
He was also a part of MTV awards where he was nominated for Best Hip-Hop Video, Best Rap Video, Video of the Year and others. At Bet Hip Hop awards he was nominated for Lyricist Of The Year Award and he won awards for Impact Track and I Am Hip-Hop Icon Award. He also won Emmy Awards for Outstanding Sports Documentary for his work in Survival 1.
Nas is more likely to sign contracts with many record companies and also he is trying to open his own record company. Recently, he started a website by his name which includes information on his personal life.
Nas is one of the icons in the hip hop industry and we hope he come out with few more hit music albums.