Who is Suge Knight and what is his net worth 2018? Marion Hugh Knight Jr. Or Suge Knight is an American record producer and a former American football defensive end for the Los Angeles Rams of the NFL. He was born in California in 1966. He is the famous rap industry music executive and the co-founder of Death Row Records.
He had worked with Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, and Tupac Shakur. His works were highly refined but currently, he is in a big mess regarding the death of Tupac Shakur. Nevertheless let’s take a dip into his personal life, his net worth, family, and business.
Whatever asset he had built went fulfilling his legal lawsuit, and his record studio faced severe crisis soon after his arrest in charge of murder of Tupac Shakur. But it’s not the one and only case. In October 1987, Knight was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend on the street. Knight was arrested in Nevada for automobile theft and carrying a concealed weapon along with an attempted murder in the same year. His assets include house and studio- death row records. Due to various lawsuits, the co-founder Dr. Dre left Death row records leaving Suge to deal with his company and lawsuits alone.
Before his prosecution, Knight worked as a bodyguard for various celebrities. During that time his assets were not prominent. Soon after he entered music industry his assets and income increased by ten-fold. Upon his discharge from jail, Suge Knight re-propelled his name. Whatever he did, his name never came out of controversies. His business involves his music production house “Death row records” that he established in collaboration with Dr. Dre.
His achievements are less compared to controversies surrounding him. His studio death row records executed many music videos and performances. His works include:
• Too legit- the MC hammer story
• Straight outta Compton
• Surviving Compton
• DPG 4 Life- tha movie
• All eyez on me
Although Dr. Dre and The D.O.C. wanted to leave both N.W.A and their label, both Dre and D.O.C. co-founded Death Row Records in 1991 along with Knight. Knight made his first big profit in the business when Vanilla Ice agreed to sign the contract for “Ice Ice Baby”. Knight being a violent personality was alleged of harassing van winkle. Snoopy Dogg was one of the debuts of death row records.
Net Worth of Suge Knight
Suge Knight has an estimated net worth of $250 thousand. Suge Knight was born to Maxine and Marion Knight Sr. In the year 1966. His childhood nickname “sugar bear” gave rise to his name “Suge”. His school was quite ordinary. He attended Lynwood High School in Lynwood. As a child, Suge was into football and was a football star at his school. Soon after he attended and played football at El Camino College. Soon his fame as a football star spread and in the year 1985 he played for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Suge became an extra player during the 1987 NFL players’ strike and Later, he worked as a bodyguard for celebrities including. His hot-bloodedness resulted in his multiple arrests and legal problems. Nevertheless, his assets grew from simple player to music king and his net worth stabilised at $250 thousand after lots of downfalls.
He built his empire but due to his actions, his empire came crashing down in front of his own eyes. He co-launched Death Row Records through Interscope imprint with Dr. Dre. He also released Dr. Dre’s top-selling album” The Chronic” in the year 1992. Death row records saw releases of very few albums during its functioning time. He signed in Tupac Shakur with Death Row, releasing All Eyez on Me in the year 1996.
His personal life involves no lesser controversy than his professional life. He had allegedly assaulted his girlfriend in the streets by chopping up her ponytail. He married Sharitha Knight and soon after he divorced her. He then remarried to Michel’le. He has 5 children namely Bailei, Taj, Andrew, Posh, and Legend. It is now heard that Michel’le has divorced him too. His mother Maxine Chatman and father Marion Knight Sr. He had two sisters namely Charlinda Tubbs and Karen Anderson.
Knight’s life was more of controversy than achievements. His goonish attitude ruined his name fame and also separated him from those around him. Although his family circle is quite large it seems that none of them were allowed to visit him in jail during his time of prosecution. It is heard that he will be soon recovered from his recent setback.