Who is Kid Cudi and what is his net worth 2018? Kid Cudi is a recording artist who has released six solo albums. A gathered attention after the release of his mix tape album called ‘A Kid Named Cudi’ in 2008. He reached to prominence with his single “Day ‘n’ Nite” in 2008. He has also given gold certified albums like ‘Man on the Moon: The End of Day.’ His album ‘Indicud’ peaked on top of many charts. He has worked with prominent artist like Jay Z, David Guetta, Shakira, Michael Bolton, Mary J Blige, MGMT, and Snoop Dogg. He has also appeared in the TV series Brooklyn Nine-Nine, One Tree Hill, and The Cleveland Show.
Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi commonly known as Kid Cudi was born on January 30, 1984. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio and has three other siblings namely Domingo, Dean, and Maisha. He was born to parents Elsie Harriet and Lindberg Styles Mescudi. His father has served in the World War II Air force and his mother is a choir teacher at Roxboro Middle School. At age 11, his father succumbed to cancer and died.
He went to Shaker Heights High School and then got transferred to Solon High School. Cudi was expelled from his school after threating to punch the principal. He later attended the University of Toledo and studied film. In the beginning, he wanted to join the U. S. Navy but wasn’t able to because of his juvenile crime background. He started to rap when he was in high school. He then went to New York City to pursue a career in music.
Kid Cudi has a daughter named Vada Wamwene Mescudi born on March 26, 2010. The custody of the child is with her mother. In 2009, he was dating Jamie Baratta who was an entertainment attorney. They broke up in 2012.
Kid Cudi got a job at BAPE store and met Kanye West, who later became his future mentor. In 2008, he released his first mixtape entitled ‘A Kid Named Cudi’. He was then approached by Kanye West and together they worked on the albums ‘The Blueprint 3’, and ‘808s and Heartbreak’. Cudi co-wrote and provided vocals for the songs ‘Welcome to Heartbreak”, “Heartless”, and “Paranoid”. In September 2009, he released his debut album titled ‘Man on the Moon: The End of Day’. The single “Day ‘n’ Nite” peaked in various chart lists. His single title ‘Erase Me’ featured Kanye West.
In 2011, he released his mixtape called ‘A Man Named Scott’. In August 2011, the music video for “No One Believes Me” was released. In 2012, his third studio album titled ‘Indicud’ was released. The singles in the album featured singles like “Just What I Am” with King Chip and “King Wizard”. He then went on his tour of ‘Indicud’ called The Cud Life Tour 2013. In early 2014, he released ‘Satellite Flight: Journey to Mother Moon’ and it was followed by ‘Speedin’ Bullet 2 Heaven’ in 2015. His sixth album called ‘Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’’ was released in 2016.
Kid Cudi has been nominated for several awards and has also won some of them. He has won a Grammy Award out of 4 nominations. He has also won 1 Urban Music Award in 2009 for “Day ’n’ Nite”. He has also received nominations for American Music Awards, Bet Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and Teen Choice Awards.
Kid Cudi Net Worth
Kid Cudi had a wonderful career by releasing his mixtapes. He has worked with several prominent artists and sold over 5.2 million units of his recordings. He has also made considerable success in his acting career. By doing so, he has accumulated a good fortune. Kid Cudi’s net worth is an estimated $6 million. He has also his own fashion line in collaboration with Japanese clothing company called BAPE. He has also designed his own sneaker collection and is also the face of the brand Coach, Inc. His music has been called trip hop and is known for humming and harmonising. He has also incorporated electronica, grunge, R&B, and synthpop.
Kid Cudi is also dedicated to philanthropy. He is a volunteer of Musicians on Call, which is a charity for patients in healthcare. In June 2016, he honored the victims of Orlando Shooting.