Date of Birth: June 16th, 1971
Profession: Writer, poet, rapper, actor
Height: 5 ft 11in
The estate of the late rapper Tupac Shakur is worth $40 million.
Tupac Shukar was born in NYC and studied theatre and dance at Baltimore School for the Arts. In the late 1980s he moved to California
Shakur began his career as a roadie, backup dancer, and MC for the alternative hip hop group Digital Underground. In 1991 he released his first solo album, “2Pacalypse Now”, in 1991 detailing the violent gang life around him.
His second album, “Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z..”, was the first of his many albums to go platinum. His two highest selling albums are “All Eyez On Me” and “The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory”, were both released the year of his death. In total Tupac has 11 studio albums, 7 of which were released posthumously sparking rumors that the legendary rapper may still be alive.
Shakur was also an actor, starring in six films and one TV show in the 1990s, including Poetic Justice (1993), Gang Related (1997) and Gridlock’d (1997).
With 9 platinum albums and 75 Million worldwide record sales, Tupac is one of the most successful rappers of all time. In 2012, a Tupac hologram appeared onstage at the Coachella Music Festival, kicking off a huge spike in sales and causing Tupac’s albums to break the Billboard Top 200 list for the first time since 2000.
The estate of Tupac Shakur still earns money from royalties and merchandise rights bringing it to a worth of $40 million.