DMX Net Worth 2021 – He is an American rapper and actor. His actual name is Earl Simmons but he is very well famous by his professional name DMX. He started his carer in 1991 and released his debut album “It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot”.
His debut album proved a big commercial success. And soon he gets famous as a rapper. DMX’s net worth is $10 million which is negative net worth. He is one of the top artists of the world but falls his career due to his legal issues.
He is also a good actor who was starred in Romeo Must Die, Exit Wounds, Belly, and Last Hour.
In 2003 he published his autobiography named “E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX” in which he wrote about his memories.
He appeared in many songs and soon get fame. He is one of the famous and successful rappers.
DMX Net Worth 2021
|Net Worth:||$-10 Million|
|Born:||18 December 1970|
|Country of Origin:||United States|
|Source of Wealth:||Professional Rapper, Actor|
|Last Updated:||June 2020|
|Children||Xavier Simmons, Praise Mary Ella Simmons, Tocoma Simmons, Shawn Simmons|
DMX Early Life
DMX is born on 18 December 1970 in Mount Vernon, New York. His father’s name is Arnett Simmons who was 19 years old at the time of Dmx’s birth. His mother’s name is Joe Barker who was 18 years at that time. He was raised in Yonkers, New York.
He was named Earl in his childhood. Earl has five brothers and sisters named two elder sisters Bonita and Shayla, and two younger brothers. When he was a child he suffered from bronchial asthma. He was sometimes enabled to breathe and was admitted to the emergency rooms.
He was also hit by a drunk driver and was injured. Simmons said that he was beaten by his mother many times and also by the boyfriends of his mother. There are marks on his face.
When Simmons was five years old he was withdrawal out of school and sent to the Julia Dyckman Andrus Children’s home for 18 months. When he was fourteen years old he started wandering in the streets. Then his mother again sent him to the boy’s home.
Here he shared his love and interest in hip-hop music with the students. He also performed for his friends. And they encouraged him to start his career in music. After his return home, he met rapper Ready Ron who asked him to become his partner.
He was so much impressed by his musical talent. Then he changed his name from Earl Simmons to DMX which comes from an instrument that he played during his stay in boy’s home.
In 1984 he started performing as a rapper with the rapper Ready Ron. During his imprisonment, he used his time in writing songs. In 1988 he was again imprisoned. During this time all his focus was only on rapping and he took it more seriously to become his career as a rapper.
He was released in summer, and soon after his release, he started producing and selling his mixtapes. In 1991 he record his first demos “Unstoppable Force and Three Little Pigs”.
In 1994 he released his second single “Make a Move”. In 1998 he released his debut single “Get At Me Dog”, and his first album “It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot” was released. The album ranked on no.1 position on the US Billboard 200.
In the same year, he released his second album “Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood”. This album again ranked on the no.1 position on the US Billboard 200. These are big commercially successful for his career.
In 1999 his fourth album “The Great Depression” was released which is one of his best-selling albums. And once again it ranked on the no.1 position on the US Billboard 200.
In 2003 his fifth album “Grand Champ” was released and ranked on the US Billboard 200. This makes him the only artist in the music history whose five albums were debuted on number one. During this, he also announced that he was going to retire, and “Grand Champ” was his last album.
On 1 August 2006 his next album “Year of the Dog—–Again” was released but it missed the number one position. He released his two singles “Lord Give Me A Sign” and “We In Here”.
In 2011 he performed at the BET Hip Hop Awards and his seventh album “Undisputed” was released. In 2016 his song “Blood Red” was released.
It was announced that he is currently working for his upcoming albums with some producers.
DMX Personal Life
DMX has fifteen children from different affairs. In 1999 he was married to Tashera Simmons. Together they have four children named Xavier Simmons, Praise Mary Ella Simmons, Tacoma Simmons, Shawn Simmons.
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After eleven years of spending with each other, his wife announced their separation. He has multiple extramarital affairs some of which he becomes a father. DNA testing confirmed that he is the father of fifteen children.
In 2007 the DNA test also confirmed that DMX is the father of Wayne’s son. He was ordered to pay $1.5 million for this. He was also included in a number of legal issues for which he was sent to jail many times.
DMX is Christian and he said that he reads the Bible every day. He also said that he was addicted to crack cocaine, marijuana when he was fourteen years old.
DMX Age, Weight, and Height
DMX is 50 years old. His weight is 81 kg and his height is 5’10”.
He is the winner of two music awards. He received two American Music Award first in 2000 for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist, second in 2001 for Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Artist.
He received several nominations including three nominations for Grammy Awards for Best Rap Album, two for Best Rap Solo Performance, five nominations for MTV Video Music Awards three for Best Rap Video, one for Best Video from a Film, and Best Breakthrough Video.
He is always remaining in the greatest rappers of the world whose albums sell in millions.
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