How much is Common Worth? $45 million
How did Common earn his money and wealth?
Common was born on March 13, 1972. He is a popular hip-hop rapper, poet, actor, and producer. Common made his debut in the music world in 1992, with the release of his album Can I Borrow a Dollar? After the release of his first album, he took a break of some years and made a comeback with his second hit album Soulquarians. In 2011, he launched his own record label called Think Common Entertainment. Before launching his own label, he had worked with many notable record labels like Geffen and GOOD Music, Relativity and many more.
Common finally came into limelight with the first major label album, Like Water for Chocolate. The album received worldwide appreciation and incredible success. Common also won the Grammy award in 2003, for his hit single “Love of My Life”, winning the award for the best R&B Song along with Erykah Badu. In 2005, his album Be, was again nominated for 2006 Grammy awards in the category of Best Rap Album. However, he finally won his second Grammy award in 2007 for the “Southside” song from the album Finding Forever.H e was nominated in the category of best Rap performance by a Duo as he did the Rap with the Rapper King, Kenye West. In the same year, one his best album, Thisisme Then: The Best of Common was released.
2015 was his one of the best year in terms of winning awards. In this year, he won the Golden Globe award and Academy Award for the best Original song for his song, Glory, from the movie, Selma, released in 2014. He not only sang the song for the movie but also acted in it. Common played the role of Civil Rights Movement leader James Bevel.
Common beside singing and rapping had starred in many movies. He played significant roles in the movies like Terminator Salvation, Happy feet Two, Date Night, Wanted, Just Wright, American Gangster, Being Charlie, New Year’s Eve, Street Kings, John Wick: Chapter 2 and Smokin’ Aces.
Common also narrated the story of a documentary, Bouncing Cats, which is about the man’s efforts to change the lives of children living in Uganda through hip-hop culture. He also did one television show named Hell on Wheels. Common had many relationships with many actresses and sports personalities including actress Kerry Washington and tennis player Selena Williams. Currently, he is in a relationship with the lawyer and activist Angela Rye.
What are the most popular appearances of Common?
- Can I Borrow a Dollar? (1992)
- Resurrection (1994)
- One Day It’ll All Make Sense (1997)
- Like Water for Chocolate (2000)
- Electric Circus (2002)
- Be (2005)
- Finding Forever (2007)
- Universal Mind Control (2008)
- The Dreamer/The Believer (2011)
- Nobody’s Smiling (2014)
- Black America Again (2016)
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