Shad Moss is better acknowledged by the stage name -Bow Wow (earlier known as Lil’ Bow Wow). He is essentially an American based rapper, television host and an actor. Being Lil’ Bow Wow, he launched his leading album entitled as Beware of Dog, during year 2000 when he was of age 13. This was later followed by Doggy Bag during year 2001. In year 2003, he launched his third album entitled as Unleashed, recognized as first album aired in absence of utilising Lil’ in his name. In year 2015, he has contracted a management agreement to Bad Boy Records. Remove your hassles in getting details of net worth of Shad Moss as you can get it below:
Bow Wow belonged to Columbus, located in Ohio. He is a son of Teresa Rena Caldwell and Alfonso Preston Moss. When he was of age three, he got passionate in rap. Below the name -“Kid Gangsta”, he started rapping recreationally when he was of age six. Besides, he was too known as a fan of N.W.A during that age. In year 1993, he made performance at a concert held in Los Angeles, as well as he was perceived by rapper named Snoop Dogg, who later offered him a stage name i.e. “Lil’ Bow Wow”.
In year 1998, when he was of age eleven, he encountered a record producer named Jermaine Dupri, who assisted him to build his career. When he was of age 13, in year 2000, he made debut with Beware of Dog below a stage name -Lil’ Bow Wow. The debut single was entitled “Bounce with Me” and that presented R&B girl group named Xscape.
In year 2002, the rapper’s second album entitled as Doggy Bag was launched along with singles namely “Take Ya Home” which ranked at #72 on Hot 100 as well as at #21 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, and also “Thank You” along with Jagged Edge, ranked at #1 on the R&B chart.
Later, he dropped the word “Lil'” from stage name during year 2002. It is found that the first album which was released below his afresh name was entitled Unleashed in year 2003. Its leading single was entitled “Let’s Get Down” presenting Birdman, known as a creator of Cash Money Records, which attained #14 on the Hot 100 as well as at #6 on Hot Rap Tracks charts.
Apart from this, he and Omarion have launched one collaborative album in year 2007, entitled Face Off. The corresponding first single was entitled “Girlfriend”, which ranked at #33 on Hot 100. Also, the second single was entitled “Hey Baby (Jump Off)”. Besides, he too launched one mixtape entitled as Half Man, Half Dog Vol. 1 in that year. Half Man, Half Dog Vol. 2 was aired in form of a sequel to a mixtape during year 2009.
How much is Shad Moss Net worth in 2017
Bow Wow is globally renowned as a rapper and actor, attaining net worth of $2 million US dollars as of 2017. Apart from appearance in music career, he has made appearance in many principal and supporting roles made in films like “Roll Bounce” and “Like Mike”, adding to his income. During year 2012 based court case about child support raised for Shai, he instructed a judge that he actually had no money.
While that time, he claimed that he earns only $4000 per month being a member of Birdman’s Cash Money records, rents a jeep as well as possessed a stingy $1500 in form of his checking price. Moreover, he was finally ordered to fund $11,500 in form of child support as well as $3000 per month from that time onwards. Before a year, TMZ revealed that he billed more than $90,000 to IRS.
Due to passion in singing right from early age Shad Moss began making performances in some concerts and started learning singing. Being a rapper known by stage name- Bow Wow, he has released many albums and also shaped his career towards acting.