Too Short’s Net Worth

Too Short's net worth
If you follow the hip-hop scene, you know Too Short’s name. At one time, he was one of the highest earning rappers in the world. Although his career has slowed down a little, Too Short’s net worth hasn’t suffered much.

So, what is he worth now and what has contributed to his overall wealth?

Too Short’s Career

Too Short’s name is usually seen among names like Tupac, Biggie, and Puff Daddy. His career hit its peak in the 1990s but he has been able to stay relevant in recent years and even land a new record deal.

His first hit album was released in 1989. It was titled “Life is… Too Short.” After releasing the album, he gained visibility in the world of hip-hop and landed collaboration deals with big names like Notorious B.I.G.

Through the 1990s and early 2000s, Too Short was featured on tracks with Puff Daddy, Wiz Khalifa, and many West Coast rappers. Some of his singles have been featured in video games, like Grand Theft Auto, as well.

For the most part, Too Short’s career has thrived from his work with other artists. He has been featured on work and asked to collaborate dozens of times throughout his 30-year music career. Too Short has even collaborated with Lady Gaga!

Although he is well-known in the entertainment world, Too Short hasn’t been in the spotlight for a while. So, how much is he worth and how has his career helped him get there?

What is Too Short’s Net Worth?

It is estimated that Too Short’s net worth lands somewhere around $15 million. Considering he hasn’t been in the direct spotlight for some time, $15 million is pretty impressive. How has he managed to maintain such a high net worth all these years?

His overall career earnings come in at $96 million, while Too Short’s annual income lands somewhere around $1.7 million. Nearly $400K of that comes from endorsement deals. It should also be noted that his net worth has nearly doubled since 2012 when he was estimated to be worth $8.5 million.

Of the $96 million he’s made throughout his career, more than $10 million has stemmed from album sales alone. As mentioned above, there was a time where Too Short was one of the highest paid rappers in the world. This allowed him to save early in his career. He has also been able to remain relevant and maintain his net worth through being featured on collaboration albums and songs.

It has been predicted that Too Short’s net worth will continue to climb in the years to come. In 2016, he made more than $2 million (slightly higher than his usual annual income). Too Short will also be releasing a new album that will likely contribute a substantial amount of money to his net worth in 2018.

Many sources point towards Too Short’s net worth growing in the years to come. What do you think?


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