Nipsey Hussle Net Worth [Biography, Cause of death + Birthday]

Who is Nipsey Hussle?

Ermias Joseph-Asghedom was born on August 15, 1985, and died on March 31 2019, professionally known as Nipsey Hussle.

He was an American rapper, activist and entrepreneur.  Nipsey Hussle, who emerged from the West Coast hip-hop scene in the mid-2000s, independently released his first mix-tape, Slauson Boy Volume 1, to moderate local success, which led to him being signed to Cinematic-Music Group and Epic-Records.

Nipsey Hussle became well known for his numerous mix-tapes, including his series Bullets Ain’t Got No Name, The Marathon, The Marathon Continues and Crenshaw, of which rapper the last 100 copies were bought by Jay-Z  for $100 each.

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After a long delay, his debut studio album Victory Lap was released in 2018 with great success and commercial success and was nominated for Best Rap Album at the 61st Grammy Awards in 2019.

Two posthumous Grammy Awards for the songs “Racks in the Middle” and “Higher” were presented to Hussle next year at the 62nd Grammy Awards in the categories “Best Rap Performance” and “Best Rap / Sung Performance”.


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Hussle, who is also known for his entrepreneurship, opened the marathon clothing store in 2017, which he founded together with his partners Carless, the agency’s director, Karen Civil and his brother Samiel Asghedom, and created a cooperative environment he called “Vector 90” “.

On March 31, 2019, Hussle was shot dead in front of his store Marathon Clothing in South Los Angeles. A man by the name of Eric -Holder, a 29-years of age who had confronted Hussle earlier that same day, was arrested and charged with murder on April 2, 2019.

Nipsey Hussle Childhood, Education, and Family

Hussle was born in Los Angeles, California, the United States on August 15, 1985. The information about his family is unknown. Additionally, he had a sibling named Samiel Asghedom. He belonged to American nationality and mix (American- African). His birth sign was Leo.

Talking about his education, he had attended Alexander Hamilton High School.

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Early Professional Career

Nipsey Hussle had made his debut in the music arena with the mixtape ‘Slauson Boy’ (2005). During 2008 he had the huge attention of music releasing his two mixtapes ‘Bullets Ain’t Got No Name’ singing with Cinematic Music Group and Epic Records. Similarly, in 2009 he released his first debut single ‘Hussle in the Hous’. Furthermore, he had released his third mixtapes ‘Bullets Ain’t Got No Name’

In contrast, he got success in a career for his two mixtapes by his song ‘Upside Down’ which was featured on his studio album ‘Malice n Wonderland’ (2010), The Marathon and The Marathon Continues. Then he appeared in a movie ‘Caged Animal’ with Ving Rhames in 2010.


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In this year, he played a supporting role in the movie ‘Love Chronicles: Secrets Revealed’. He had appeared in a television commercial with American professional tennis player Serena Williams for Beats Color.

Nipsey Hussle Wife and Relationship

Nipsey was married. From 2013 he was in a relationship with an American actress, model and television personality, Lauren London. The couplet has one son, Kross Asghedom (2016). He had a daughter named Emani Asghedom from his previous relationship.

According to sources, this couple married secretly. But neither of them had confirmed anything about it.

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Nipsey Hussle and Lauren London

Nipsey Hussle: Lifetime Achievements and Awards

Talking about his lifetime achievements and awards. He was nominated for Best Supporting Actress at the year’s Black Movie Awards. But he hadn’t received any awards.

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Nipsey Hussle Net Worth, Salary, Income

Talking about salary and net worth, he was earning a decent amount of salary and his net worth was about $8 million.

Rumors and Controversy

There were the rumors that he had kicked his girlfriend Lauren London while she was pregnant. Nipsey took to social media to clear the air.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Talking about his body measurements, Nipsey was 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs about 81 Kg. Furthermore, his chest, waist, and biceps sizes were 40-33-14.5 inches respectively. In addition, he had black hair and eye color. Similarly, his shoe size was 12 (US).

Nipsey Hussle: Death (31 March 2019)

This popular rapper was shot not just once but multiple times in the parking area of his LA’s clothing store. Nipsey who was 33 years old was announced dead on arrival in the hospital.

He along with the other two men were brutally gun fired by the culprits who are stable. However, the LA police said that they don’t have any information about the shooters but will soon update about them. This incident has shocked the entertainment industry and many celebs including RihannaPharrell WilliamsDrake, Wiz Khalifa, Lebron James have shown their grief.

Nipsey Hussle Birthday: The Marathon continues: on his 35th anniversary Rick Ross, fans pay Nipsey Hussle their tribute

Nipsey Hussle would have turned 35-years on Saturday August 15th, 2020.

Celebrities and fans flooded Twitter and paid tribute to the late rapper a.k.a. Ermias Asghedom, who was shot dead in front of his marathon clothing store in Los Angeles in March 2019.

The untimely death of the artist “Victory Lap” devastated the music industry and fans, and the mourning continues to this day. His wife, Lauren London, and mother of his son Kross, continues to remember Hussle by sharing photos of the rapper on her instagram and talking about the trauma of gun violence.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

He was active in social media like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. However, he had 909K followers on Twitter. Likewise, he had 5.2M followers on Instagram.

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Nipsey Hussle and DJ Khalid

Similarly, on Facebook, he had around 1.26m followers. This rapper also had more than 990k subscriber on his YouTube channel (Nipsey Hussle).

Nipsey Hussle Wiki

Ermias Joseph Asghedom

August 15, 1985

Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died March 31, 2019 (aged 33)

Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of death Gunshot wounds
Resting place Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, California, U.S.
  • Rapper
  • songwriter
  • entrepreneur
  • activist
Years active 2005–2019
Partner(s) Lauren London
(2013–2019; his death)
Children 2
Musical career
Genres Hip hop
  • All Money In
  • Atlantic
  • Cinematic
  • Epic
Associated acts
  • Blanco
  • Dave East
  • Dom Kennedy
  • Rick Ross
  • The Game
  • TeeFlii
  • Snoop Dogg
  • YG


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