How much is Andre 3000 worth? $45 million
How did Andre 3000 earn his money and wealth?
Andre 3000, is an American rapper whose real name is Andre Lauren Benjamin. Apart from rapping, he is popular as a singer, actor, record producer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. He is associated with OutKast. He has also acted in a couple of movies. That said, it is nowhere near his music career. Andre 3000 is also the proud owner of a trendy clothing line, Benjamin Bixby.
Andre Lauren Benjamin was born on May 27, 1975, and brought up in Georgia. His parents weren’t married and so his mother groomed him single-handedly. During his high school days, he met Big Boi. OutKast was conceptualized by both of them. Their genres include R&B, Funk, Jazz, and Hip Hop. After Andre’s graduation, both of them entered into a contract with Laface. In 1994, they released their first album, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzic, which shot them both to fame overnight.
Andre 3000 and Big Boi’s single, “Player’s Ball” was a huge success. More than a million copies were sold. Andre 3000’s net worth shot up instantly. Two more albums were released by the duo, OutKast, but they were never able to match the success of the first. Things did change in 2000, when the 4th album was released, after the success of the two hit singles “Ms. Jackson” and “The Whole World”. This album turned out to be their career’s biggest hit. Naturally, Andre 3000’s net worth shot up yet again.
As an actor, Andre 3000 featured in many TV series and films, the most popular ones being Four Brothers, Revolver, Semi Pro, The Shield and Be Cool. He also played the lead role of the famous Jimi Hendrix in All Is By My Side. Andre 3000 is also a self-made entrepreneur. In the year 2008, he launched his own clothing line, Benjamin Bixby. He also actively advocates and fights for animal rights. He was also a part of Cartoon Network’s Class Of 3000.
He has also been nominated by major award bodies and has won a good number of awards.
What are the highest selling music albums of the Andre 3000?
- Player’s Ball (1994): 1 million copies
- The Whole World (2002)
- Hey Ya! (2003)
- Ms. Jackson (2003)
- Walk It Out (2007)
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