ASAP Rocky Net Worth is going to discus today. Mr Rakim Mayers, massively known much by his alternate name, ASAP Rocky, is a record producer, rapper, songwriter, and actor. His net worth is $6 million as of the year, 2018.
He was born on October 3rd, 1983 in Harlem, Manhattan Island. Being a member of a hip-hop group called ASAP Mob, Rocky released a mixtape named “Live. Love. ASAP.” which scored an insane success leading Rocky to sign a record deal with Sony Music Entertainment, RCA Records, and Polo Grounds Music. It was first boost to ASAP Rocky Net Worth to next level.
By 2013, his first debut album “Long. Live. ASAP.” came out which made it on number 1 on the 200 Billboard chart.
By 2015, his second album came out, “At. Long. Last. ASAP.” His second album again hit number one on 200 Billboard that received praise and positive compliments from fans and music critics. Along with directing his own music videos, he also directed music videos for SpaceGhostPurrp, Danny Brown and more ASAP Mob members.
ASAP Rocky Early Life
Rakim Mayers was born in 1998 on the 3rd of October in New York, Harlem. His father, Adrian Mayers belonged to Barbados, his mother belonged to the African American race.
At the mere age of 9, he started rapping after his shifting to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He learned the rapping from his elder brother and followed his style. When he turned 12, his father was arrested for selling drugs in the result of which he was sent to jail and later died in 2012.
Later by the age of 13, Mayer’s brother was brutally killed in his hometown, that made Rocky take his interest in rapping and producing music on his own, way more seriously. Both the brothers we’re major fans for the local rap group called The Diplomats and took them as inspiration for their interest in rapping and music.
After his brother’s and father’s death, A$AP Rocky went to shelters and moved on from street to street with his mother and sister, his source of income then, was selling drugs. He sold crack and other drugs by the age of 15. Later by the mid of 2004, A$AP Rocky went through homelessness and then shifted to Manhattan. Famous rapper Casanova, lived with Rocky in a cell during the selling of drug dealing for two weeks while his mother and younger sister lived in another cell in Rikers Island.
Real name: Rakim Mayera
Nickname: ASAP Rocky
Age: 29 years
Date of Birth: October 3rd, 1998
Birthplace: Harlem, Manhattan
Current Residence: New York City
Education: Bayard Rustin Educational Complex
Occupation: American rapper, actor, songwriter, music video director, record producer
Father: Adrian Mayers
Siblings: Ricky Mayers, Erika B. Mayers
Manager: Chace Johnson
Girlfriend: Iggy Azalea (former)
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 74 Kg
Hair color: Black
Eye color: Dark brown
Shoe size: 11
Net Worth: $6 million
A$AP Rocky has been numerously nominated for several awards since the start of his career. Including three of the BET Hip-Hop Awards, ASAP Rocky had won several other awards too. Later in 2014, was very honored with MTV Woodies Awards for Best Collaboration Woodie.
Rocky also joined ASAP Mob that worked over entertainers and music-related jobs. “Purple Swag” was Rocky’s first single produced by the A$AP Mob in 2011 July which gained massive popularity and success all throughout the city of New York.
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Later online, he released another single that gained just as much popularity, called “Peso” and got played all over the radio stations, especially on Hot 97 New York radio station which gave his previous single, Purple Swag, more fame due to its official music video release. That resulted in A$AP Rocky scoring several more record deals.
His album At. Long. Last. ASAP. hit number one on the 200 Billboard charts for 2014 selling around 116,000 copies in the state of U.S. In Canada, he sold around 11,000 copies of his album and in 2015 July, his next album sold 215,000 copies in the United States again.
By the June of 2015, ASAP Rocky got invited on The Tonight Show and soon enough, he was officially known to be featured on Selena Gomez’s famous single, “Good For You” in 2015.
Then he got invited over on The Late Late Show hosted by James Corden where he appeared in The Carpool Karaoke riding with Rod Stewart.
Later Lana Del Ray’s album released in 2017 named “Lust for Life” in which he featured in two songs, Groupie Love and Summer Bummer as well.
His acting career started in 2014 when he did a movie called SVDDXNLY that happens to be his own documentary. Later the next year, he scored a major leading role by the character named Dom in the Drama/Crime movie named “Dope” that seemingly got rated 7.2 on IMDb.
And then in 2018, he worked in another movie named Monster that got a rating of 7.6 on IMDb.
ASAP Rocky net worth is $6 million, earned mainly from his profession as a musician. Along with selling the two albums, he’s made so far, he earned through his small acting career as well, investing in businesses and manages to get $6 million per year.