Beanie Sigel Net Worth
Who is Beanie Sigel?
Dwight Equan Grant, popularly known by his stage name, Beanie Sigel, is a famous US-based rapper and actor. He was born on 6th March, 1974 in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is closely related to other rapper such as Jay-Z and Memphis Bleek. His name happens to be a fusion of his grandmother’s nickname and a street in Philadelphia.
Beanie Sigel Net Worth
Beanie Sigel’s net worth is said to be $100 thousand. He has made most of his money from rapping and record sales. A small part of his earnings also includes his acting career and documentary. Sigel’s estimated record sales earnings in 2009 are estimated to be $10,500.
Beanie Sigel Life History
Beanie Sigel was born as Dwight Equan Grant, on 6th March, 1974. He was born in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Sigel was arrested for the first time when he was only fourteen years old. At a very early age, Sigel started trying his hand at rapping. His very first works include a guest appearance on a mixtape by DJ Clue and rapping a verse to the song Adrenaline by famous hip-hop band, Roots. Before achieving his fame in the rap industry, Sigel came from a very poop background. When he was young, he would sell leather Coach goods and wipe car windows and windshields for a living. Sigel used to take part in local rapping contests. He soon gained the attention of rap duo Philly’s Most Wanted, who at the time were not very famous outside of Philadelphia. The duo at the time had invitations to a meeting with Roc-A-Fella Records’ heads, Jay-Z and Damon Dash. They convinced Sigel to accompany them to the meeting. Sigel, at the meeting, impressed Jay-Z and Dash with his rapping skills. His raps were based on the tough life he had to live on the streets of Philadelphia. Sigel then went on to be mentored by Jay-Z about the recording studio and featured in his song Reservoir Dogs. That song was Sigel’s claim to fame. Sigel’s career graph took a turn for the better from there on out.
Beanie Sigel Known For
Famous US-based Rapper, Beanie Sigel is best known for his albums The Truth, 2000, The Reason, 2001, The B.Coming, 2005 and The B.Coming of Beanie Sigel, 2005.
He is also known for appearing in the documentary Backstage. Other film and TV works of Sigel include movies State Property and it’s sequel, State Property 2. Sigel has also co-starred with actor Kevin Hart in the movie Paper Soldiers in 2002.
Beanie Sigel Political/Business Affiliations
Sigel signed a contract with Roc-A-Fella Records with Jay-Z in 2000. After Jay-Z became president of Def Jam, Roc-A-Fella’s parent label, Sigel released his new album, B.Coming through Def Jam and Dame Dash Music Group. In 2006, Sigel re-signed with Roc-A-Fella.
Beanie Sigel is one of this decade’s greatest rappers and musicians. He is one of the most influential people in today’s generation. Sigel along with many others, lay the foundation for the hip-hop and rap industry of today.