Hakeem Temidayo Seriki is an American rapper, entrepreneur, businessman, and investor, better known by his stage name Chamillionaire. On November 28, 1979, He was born in Washington D.C, and at the age of four, his family moved to Houston, Texas. While in his teens, rap and secular music became appealing to him; however, coming from a religious household, his parents were bluntly opposed to it.
In 2012, he began a solo career with local releases, including the collaborative album Get Ya Mind Correct with childhood friend and fellow Houston rapper Paul Wall. He contracted to Universal Records in 2005 and released the album The Sound of Revenge with Universal Records. It included hit songs “Turn It Up” and the number-one, Grammy-winning hit “Ridin’.” Chamillionaire is also famous for his most anticipated Mixtape Messiah series, which aired from 2004 until 2009.
He left Universal Records in 2011, and then he released his first independent extended play, Ammunition, in 2012. In addition to his music albums, he is the CEO of Chamillitary Entertainment, founded in 2004. In 2015, he joined venture capital firm Upfront Ventures, Los Angeles-based, focusing on his entrepreneurial career over his musical career. He has won seven awards and nominated for sixteen awards.
Quick Facts About Chamillionaire
Full Name: Hakeem Temidayo Seriki
Age(in2021): 42 Years
Occupation: Rapper, Songwriter, Businessman.
Years Active: 1997-present
Height: 5′ 10″ (1.8 m)
Weight: 80kg; In pounds: 176 lbs.
Chamillionaire Net Worth and Source of Wealth
The American rapper has a net worth of approximately $50 million and has made his fortune from albums and singles sales, performances and businesses. In the early 2000s, Chamillionaire and his friend released eight more mixtapes and two collaborative albums. Both albums change the fortune of young rappers; they sold more than 350,000 copies in just a month. He became rich right after gaining the attention of many producers and record labels.
Chamillionaire Ridin’s song earned him a Grammy Award and other significant nominations. In addition to his successful music career, he has made money from his various investment ventures as well as from Chamillitary Entertainment. Another great investment of Chamillionaire is a tour bus company. He has many tour buses, which he hires out to musicians and another group of individuals. His huge net worth has enabled the rapper to live a lavish lifestyle.