About Chief Keef
It has been announced that Chief Keef net worth has an estimate of 1.5 million dollars. The main source of his net worth is known to be his involvement into music industry, mainly rapping. The singer was born in Chicago, Illinois, under the name of Keith Cozart. Chief Keef became involved into rapping after his arresting because of possessing illegally a weapon and because his house arrest. Because of being all time at home, he started to rap and posted videos of himself rapping on Youtube. Immediately, the videos posted on the website received much popularity.
The fame followed him also when he started to release his mix tapes and videos. They also increased the overall amount of Chief Keef net worth. His early recordings were noticed by a popular artist Kanye West, who helped Chief Keef to re-record one of his first singles called “I Don’t Like”. Soon, his another mix tape was released which was called “Finally Rich”. The mix tape featured other artists as well, such as Waka Flocka Flame and Young Jeezy. In 2012, it was also stated that Chief Keef would appear in a show of Lollapalooza.
One of the most personal things about the rapper is that he is diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, which makes it hard for Chief Keef to socialize.
In 2013, the news were released that Chief Keef was signed with the Interscope Records. The deal was rumored to be worth 6 million dollars. According to the contract, Chief Keef was paid 440 thousand dollars in advance. In addition, the Interscope Records covered expenses of 300 thousand dollars for recording a commercialized version of his previously released mix tape, “Finally Rich”. Thus, it also added up a lot to the overall amount of Chief Keef net worth.
Moreover, Chief Keef is known to be collaborating with the Glory Boyz Entertainment group, which was stated to pay 180 thousand dollars in advance to Chief Keef and also 200 thousand dollars for covering record expenses. Also, it has been rumored that if the re-recorded version of “Finally Rich” does not sell 250 thousand copies by the end of the year 2013, the Interscope Records will break the deal. Currently, 150 thousand copies have been sold and the Interscope Records have not talked about breaking the deal yet. Thus, it is possible that Chief Keef will stay with the label and it would increase Chief Keef net worth, as well, knowing that the label is one of the most lucrative ones in the business.