Lupe Fiasco Net Worth

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One of the most successful millionaires in the rapping industry Lupe Fiasco net worth has an estimate of 8 million dollars. Lupe Fiasco whose real name is Wasalu Muhammad Jaco is known as a singer, rapper, music producer and also a writer. Born in Illinois, the star has even established his own music record label company. All in all, Lupe Fiasco has released three music albums, which landed in the Top 20 charts of the most successful albums, which also increased the total amount of Lupe Fiasco net worth. His albums gained mostly positive acceptance from both the public and media. The second album of Lupe Fiasco was entitled “Lupe Fiasco’s The Cool” got a certification of Gold Album.

Lupe Fiasco Net Worth $10 Million Dollars

In addition, the third album of Lupe Fiasco “Lasers” reached the first place in album charts. Born in 1982, Lionel Fiasco started getting his fame about which he was dreaming for a long time when in 2006 his first album appeared on the shelves in the music stores. The album was entitled “Lupe Fiasco’s Food and Liquor”. Moreover, he also performs with the group called “Japanese Cartoon”. One of the most interesting things about that is that Lupe Fiasco uses his real name when he performs with the group. His performances together with “Japanese Cartoon” add extra money to the overall amount of Lupe Fiasco net worth. In addition to his careers as a musician, Lupe Fiasco is also a very successful entrepreneur. He holds a position of the CEO in the 1st and also 15th Entertainment managements. In his young days, Lupe Fiasco did not like hip hop or rapping at all because of the wave of violence and vulgarity in the lyrics of the songs. However, later he changed his mind and became interested into becoming a rapper. When he thought of his name which he will be using on stage, he recorded his first songs in the basement where his father’s recording studio was set.

When Lupe Fiasco became 19 years old, he joined the first group in his career called “Da Park”. However, the group went their own ways because it was banned and this was the time when Lupe Fiasco met a popular music producer and singer Jay-Z. Jay-Z helped him a lot to get involved into music industry and also to sing him a contract with “Atlantic Records”. Moreover, the singer participates in many charities and supporting work. He collaborated on the single which was released in order to help people who suffered from the earthquake in Haiti in 2010. Although it was not done for profit, it also increased the overall amount of Lupe Fiasco net worth.

Quick Facts

Birth date: February 17, 1982
Birth place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Profession:Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Rapper, Singer, Artist, Entrepreneur, Music artist
Education:Thornton Township High School
Nationality:United States of America
Parents:Shirley Jaco, Gregory Jaco, The Show Goes On, Battle Scars, Kick, Push, Portland, OR, United States, Tacoma, WA, United States, Sacramento, CA, United States
Siblings:Arthur Bolton
Awards:Grammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance
Nominations:Grammy Award for Best Rap Album, Grammy Award for Best Rap Song, Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, MTV Video Music Award for Best Hip-Hop Video, Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Lyricist of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance, BET Hip Hop Award for CD of the Year, BET Hip Hop Award for People's Champ, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Hip Hop Video, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Collabo, Duo or Group, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Impact Track, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Album, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Male Artist, BET Award for Best New Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group, Soul Train Music Rhythm & Bars Award, BET Hip Hop Award for Best New Hip Hop Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best New Artist, Teen Choice Award for Choice Music: Rap/Hip-Hop Track, Teen Choice Award for Choice Hip-Hop/Rap Artist, MTV Australia Award for Best Hip-Hop Video, Teen Choice Award for Choice R&B Artist, MTV Australia Live Performer Award, The Show Goes On, Battle Scars, Kick, Push, Portland, OR, United States, Tacoma, WA, United States, Sacramento, CA, United States
Movies:The Underground Show, All Access: DVD Magazine: Vol. 13, Portland, OR, United States, Tacoma, WA, United States, Sacramento, CA, United States
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Working on his sophomore album, tentatively titled 'The Cool', which is scheduled for release in summer of '07. [January 2007]
2Released first album, 'Food & Liquor'. [September 2006]
3Released the first single, "Superstar", from his upcoming second album, 'The Cool'. [September 2007]
4He released his sophomore album 'Lupe Fiasco's The Cool' on December 18th (US). [December 2007]
5Once competed in academic decathlons.
6In 2008 his song "Superstar" (featuring Matthew Santos) became a top ten hit in the United States.
7He named himself after the song, "Firm Fiasco", by the hip-hop super-group, The Firm.
8Growing up, he had the nickname "Lu", the last part of his first name.
9Has four brothers and five sisters. Lupe is the youngest.
10His father was an African drummer, and his mother was a gourmet chef who often traveled the world.
11Lupe had been signed to Epic Records along with his group, "Da Pak", but later signed a solo deal with Arista Records.
12His album "Food & Liquor" had been in the works for approximately five years. The project had grown and changed over time.
13He says hip-hop artist Nas' sophomore album, "It Was Written", was his primary source for inspiration.
14He is highly influenced by 'Crucial Conflict' and Nas, among others.
15He began to rap when he was in the eighth grade, but pursued it fully when he turned 17.
16He has a passion for skateboarding, which he discusses in his song "Kick Push". This was the first single from his debut album, 'Food & Liquor'.
17He was raised in the west end of Chicago.


Quotes

#Quote
1When I retire, I want to step away on a positive note. What you put out into the world comes back to you. You actually change the world with what you do. I want to put some good in the world.


Pictures

Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Urban/Alternative Performance· Jill Scott

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap AlbumFor the album "Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album. Pt. 1."
2012GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap PerformanceFor the song "The Show Goes On."
2012GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap AlbumFor the album "Lasers."
2011VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Hip-Hop VideoFor the video "The Show Goes On."
2009GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap/Sung Collaboration· Matthew Santos
2009GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap AlbumFor the album "The Cool."
2009GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap Solo PerformanceFor the song "Paris, Tokyo."
2007GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap AlbumFor the album "Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor."


Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2011-2015TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Rap Critic Reviews2011-2015TV Series performer - 7 episodes
Late Night with Seth MeyersTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015 performer - 1 episode, 2015
WilliamHill.com UK ChampionshipTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
The Voice2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Saturday Night Live2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
The X FactorTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Formula 1: BBC SportTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
Fright Night2011performer: "Letting Go"
So You Think You Can Dance2008-2011TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Late Show with David LettermanTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2011 writer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2011
20 to 1TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Late Night with Jimmy FallonTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
The Twilight Saga: New Moon2009performer: "Solar Midnite" - uncredited / producer: "Solar Midnite" - uncredited / writer: "Solar Midnite" - as W. Jaco, uncredited
Prom Night2008/Iperformer: "We All Want the Same Thing" / writer: "We All Want the Same Thing"
One Tree HillTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2006 - 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Pagrobimas2008/Iperformer: "Change" / writer: "Change" - as W. Jaco
Madden NFL 20072006Video Game performer: "The Instrumental"
Entourage2006TV Series performer - 1 episode
Need for Speed: Most Wanted2005Video Game performer: "Tilted"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Little Ballers2013Documentary executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Check the Rhyme2016DocumentaryHimself
Hangout Music Fest2015TV Special
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Tavis Smiley2008-2015TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Stand Up to Cancer2014TV SpecialHimself
Conan2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011-2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Last Call with Carson Daly2008-2013TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2006-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Musical Guest / Featuring Matt Santos
The X Factor2012TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
RapFix Live2012TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2008-2012TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself
2011 BET Hip Hop Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Performer
MTV Video Music Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself - Nominee
What's Trending2011TV SeriesHimself
2011 MTV Movie Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The Colbert Report2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest and Musical Guest
Lopez Tonight2011TV SeriesHimself
Fair Game?2010DocumentaryHimself
Summit on the Summit2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Lupe Fiasco: Halloween Night Doc2009Video documentary
The People Speak2009DocumentaryHimself
Bring Your 'A' Game2009Documentary shortHimself - Hip-Hop Artist
Fuse: Live from Voodoo Experience2008TV MovieThemselves - Performers
MTV Video Music Awards 20082008TV SpecialHimself
Q with Jian Ghomeshi2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2008TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2008TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008TV SeriesHimself
mtvU Woodie Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself - Performer
4th Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors2007TV MovieHimself
BET Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
Real Talk: The Blueprint for a Safer Philadelphia2007Documentary shortHimself
BET Hip-Hop Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Cypher
Showtime at the Apollo2006TV SeriesHimself
One Tree Hill2006TV SeriesHimself
The Album Chart Show2006TV Series
Rap City2006TV SeriesHimself
My Shot With2006TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Beef 42007Video documentaryHimself

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