Suge Knight Net Worth
Who Is Suge Knight?
Suge Knight full name is Marion Hugh Suge Knight Jr. He is a known face in the American entertainment Industry and is a record producer, music executive and had been a former replacement player as an American football defensive end for the Los Angeles Rams of NFL.
Suge Knight Net worth:
Suge Knight net worth is about $ 200 thousand. According to a few reports it was said that he was facing a lot of financial issues and that is why his net worth has been continuously going down.
In the year 2002, the IRS had announced that he owed about $6.5 million in back taxes. Then in the year 2006, he had filed for bankruptcy and at that time he declared that his net worth was between 0 and $50,000.
He also said that he was in debt of a huge amount of money whose total was of about $100 million. In the year 2007 he had sold his lavish seven-bedroom home in Malibu for $4,560,000.
Because of his financial troubles he had forced Death Row Records to file for bankruptcy as well. Then to get over this issue and move forward the record label’s assets were sold at an auction for $ 18 million in the year 2009.
Also, one of his jackets was sold for $5,000 which was featured in an episode of Storage Wars.
Suge Knight Life History:
Suge Knight was born in the year 1965 on April 19 in Compton California in the U.S. and was the son of Marion Knight Sr. and Maxine. He derives his name from Suge from Sugar Bear which was a childhood nickname.
He did his schooling from Lynwood High School where he was absolutely amazing at football and track. He attended the El Camino College in 1985 and then got transferred to the University of Nevada in Las Vegas and played there for about two years.
He had been a part of many controversies and legal issues and had been charged with the murder of which the case is still going on and also charges of threatening death to F. Gary Gray.
In the year 2017, he was hospitalized after suffering from clots and that has caused a delay in his pending murder trial.
Suge Knight – Known For:
Suge Knight was the co-founder and former CEO of Death Row Records. The album The Chronic by Dr. Dre made the company reach the top of the rap charts and went triple platinum.
Many artists including Snoop Dogg and Tupac Shakur have worked with his company. In the year 2015, he was charged with murder attempt and also with a deadly hit and run in Compton California to which he had pleaded not guilty to all charges.
Suge Knight – Political / Business Affiliations:
Suge Knight after his company had been sold and the legal issues that he had been facing, he is fighting for his freedom right now and not much is known about his present business affiliations.