Keith Cozart known by his stage name Chief Keef, is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, and record producer. On August 15, 1995, Keef was born in Chicago, the United States, to a very young mother. He raised on the South Side of Chicago.
Before Cozart’s music career, he was arrested for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. He started uploading music videos on his YouTube account while he was under house arrest. Chief Keef released a couple of music videos and mixtapes.
After his two failed attempts with “Bang” and “3Hunna”, In 2012, he started earning attention from his popular local song “I Don’t Like.” The song was remixed by American rapper Kanye West and reached the Billboard Rap Top 20, further raising Cozart’s profile.
In the early 2010s, Keef’s music became popular among high school students from Chicago’s South Side. In 2012, he signed a deal with Interscope Records for $6-million that covers three albums. Chief Keef released his first studio album, “Finally Rich,” in December 2012.
Quick Facts about Cheif Keef
Full Name: Keith Farrelle Cozart
Age: 25 years
Education: Dulles Elementary School, Banner School, and Walter H. Dyett High School for the Arts
Height: 6′ 0″ (1.83 m)
Weight: 76 kg; In pounds: 167 lbs.
What is Keith Cozart’s net worth?
According to public sources, Chief Keef’s net worth is around $2 million, and his salary is about $100K – $5 Million. He has got money through album sales. Moreover, Keef earned his wealth as a record producer and from touring. The rapper successfully set his label imprint, Glory Boyz Entertainment (GBE), as part of his deal with Interscope.
He owned 40% of GBE’s shares, the same as his manager Rovan Manuel. After releasing his debut album on January 3, 2014, GBE did not produce any noteworthy projects. So, Keef went ahead to launch another label named Glo Gang. On the other hand, Chief Keef draws some of the paychecks from sponsorship and endorsement deals.
His net worth could have been higher, being it not for his constant suits. In one lawsuit, the 22-year star was ordered to give $230,000 to a promotion firm in damages after failing to attend a scheduled performance. The rapper cannot save much money as he spends on luxurious items while he has not made other sources of earnings.