How much is Benzino worth? $10 Million
How did Benzino earn his money and wealth?
Benzino is born on July 18 in 1965. He is a hip hop media executive of American origin and record producer. He is popular for having appeared on VH1 reality TV series Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta and TV One original series The Next: 15. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Benzino got the inspiration for entering the genre of Rap from the movie, Wild Style. He had a passion for music since childhood and started his career in the field of rapping and recording at an early age. He was the founder and member of many rap groups like the Made Men and The Almighty RSO. Later he becomes the solo artist. Talking about his appearance on TV, Benzino started his journey on television by the reality television show Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, which is telecasted on VH1. He has been the part of the show since 2012.
Talking about his discography , his studio albums include The Benzino Project (2001), Redemption (2003), The Antidote (2007), mixtapes includes Die Another Day: Flawless Victory (2003), When the Heavens Fall and Caezar (2010), Blue Bag (2011), The Magnificent 757’s (2012), Crushed Ice (2013) and Welcome to Texaco City (2015).Benzino is known for being involved in a widely exposed dispute with the super rapper Eminem as Benzino named him “2003 Vanilla Ice”. It is reported that Benzino harbours jealousy for Eminem’s success and attempts to make better tracks and raps than he does.
Benzino released the Diss mixtape against Eminem titled Benzino Presents: Die Another Day: Flawless Victory, where he labeled Eminem as “the rap Hitler” but was never able to reach the height of success that was occupied by Eminem. However, later in 2012, he apologized to Eminem for his behavior and said that he was wrong and admired him. He also went on to say that Eminem is the best lyricist and rapper of all times.In 2014, Benzino was a shot in the shoulder and back by his own family member Gai Scott, who is his nephew. The reason is still unknown and the shooting took place at his mother’s funeral. However, the wounds were not serious.
Benzino grabbed the spotlight in 2016 when he starred in the American reality show Next: 15. The show was aired on TV one network. The series reveals the lives of 6 reality television personalities whose fame has been vanished as they are no more in the spotlight. In the show, Benzino was cast along with personalities like Tiffany Pollard, Claudia Jordan, Laura Govan, Karamo Brown, and Jennifer Williams.
Benzino had been in the news with his relationships with Karlie Redd and Althea Heart.
What are the most popular appearances of Benzino?
- Redemption (2003)
- The Benzino Project (2001)
- Arch Nemesis (2005)