Kid Cudi Net Worth
Who is Kid Cudi
Kid Cudi is a Hip-hop singer, songwriter, record producer, film composer and a popular actor from the United States. He was born on January 30 1984 at Cleveland, Ohio. His real name is Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi at birth. His father Lindberg Styles Mescudi was a painter and substitute teacher while his mother Elsie Harriet was a choir school teacher.
He studied at Shaker Heights High School for two years after which he went to Solon High School. He did not continue further as he was expelled for behavioral issues.
Cudi later shifted to Brooklyn to start his career as a rapper. He released a mix tape in the 2008 with the title “A Kid Named Cudi”. The name Kid Cudi stuck and the tape impressed Kanye West so much that he signed Cudi for his Company called GOOD Music Label.
Kid’s first album “Man on the Moon: The End of the Day,” consisted of the single “Day ‘n’ Nite” topped five Billboard charts. The album also stood at the fourth spot and sold 5.2 million singles.
His second album “Man on the Moon II: The legend of Mr.Rager” ranked #1 on the US Rap and US R &B charts #3 on the Billboard 200 charts.
His third album “Indicud” was released in 2013. It fared even better than his second album and touched the #2 spot on Billboard 200 and #1 spot on US Rap and US R&B charts.
He released an album every year – “Satellite Flight: The Journey to Mother Moon” in 2014, “Speedin Bullet 2 Heaven” in 2015 and “Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin” in 2016 respectively.
After his stint with GOOD Music label, he started his own record label company called Dream on and Wicked Awesome Records.
He has also collaborated with various artists like Shakira, Mary J.Blige, Michael Bolton, Common and MGMT over the years.
Cudi has appeared on the HBO series called “How to Make It in America.”
He also starred on Television in shows like One Tree Hill, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Comedy Bang! Bang! And The Cleveland show.
He acted in feature films such as Entourage, Goodbye World and Need for Speed.
Fashion and Modeling
Kid released a line of graphic T-shirts in collaboration with Japanese clothing company called BAPE. He also launched a leather jacket line which he is seen wearing in his music videos like “All of the Lights” and “Mr.Rager”
He did modeling assignments for a Paris company called Surface to Air. Giuseppe Zanoti was inspired by Kid Cudi’s style and launched an exclusive sneaker collection based on it in the year 2014.
Cudi has two elder brothers and a sister. He dated Jamie Bartta from 2009 to 2012. He has a daughter Vada Mescudi.
He was a Marijuana and alcohol addict at one point of his life.
Cudi is poplar for his original and creative songs that are very popular among stoners, high school students and college students.
Awards and Recognition
Kid Cudi received four Grammy nominations. Of these, he won one in 2012 for “All the Lights” under the category Best Rap/Song Collaboration.
He also won a Beatport Music Award, an Urban Music Award.
He has also received nominations from American Music Awards, BET Awards, BET Hip Hop Awards and MTV Video Music Awards.
Net worth of Kid Cudi
Kid Cudi’s net worth is $5 million. His earnings stem from his work as a hip-hop artist, producer, film actor and film music composer.