Chief Keef Net Worth

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Net Worth: $2.5 Million
Age: 23
Full name: Keith Farrelle Cozart,
Born: August 15, 1995
Country of Origin: United States of America
Occupation: Rapper, Music Producer
Last Updated: 2018

 

This article contains all you need to know about Chief Keff. Are you curious about Chief Keff’s net worth? Do you know about Keff’s childhood? His latest moves in 2018?

The life and musical career of the controversial American hip hop artiste have been carefully collated and documented for your pleasure. Please read!

Who is Chief Keef?

Chief Keef is an African American rapper and song producer who became popular after the release of his hit tracks I Don’t Like & Love Sosa.

He first enjoyed local fame as a teenager in South Side, Chicago while growing up. His rap game was highly appreciated among high school students in Chicago.

 

In early 2010, the rapper dropped some street banging tracks on YouTube. The tracks were streamed a lot, helping the rapper become popular gradually.

Keef gained more popularity in 2012, when Grammy award winning artiste, Kanye West did a remix of his popular track I Don’t Like.

The remix featured on the popular US music charting site, Billboard, finishing top 10.

This led to a surge in Keef’s popularity in US and a huge social media followership.

The rise in popularity eventually led to a rise in Chief Keef’s net worth when a bidding war for his signature ensued amongst top US record labels.

He eventually signed a record deal with Interscope record label, marking his entrance officially To US Music Industry.

Chief Keef dropped his 1st album titled, Finally Rich in Dec. 2012. The album contained his popular singles I Don’t Like & Love Sosa.

The album marked the beginning of Chief Keef’s musical career, which has since been filled with a lot Ups, Downs, and legal issues.

The rapper debuted with the album Finally Rich which made people wonder how rich he had become so soon.

Both fans and detractors took to social media to ask the popular questions – what is Chief keff net worth? What is Chief Keef salary?

We shall answer the frequently asked question – what is Chief Keff’s net worth?, soon, but let’s read about Keef’s family and personal life.

Chief Keef’s Family

Chief Keef was born by a teenage mother who was sixteen and he reportedly never really knew his father.

Not much is known about his family. The rapper lived with his grandmother while growing up in Chicago.

His grandmother was his legal guardian.

Chief Keef’s Personal Life

Chief Keef’s Birthday/Age

Keef was birthed on August 15, 1995. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Chief Keef is 23 years old.

For his age he has reached quite a height. Well, age has never been a determinant for success.

Keef’s love for the rap game began from way back, when he was a kid. He picked interest in rap music as minor.

Chief Keef’s Weight and Height

He weighs 72 kg/159 lbs with a height of 1.83 m/6’0″.

Chief Keef’s Education

While growing up, the rapper attended Dulles Elementary School. Not much is documented about the rapper’s days in elementary school.

He also attended Banner School (for rehab).

Keef advanced to Dyett High School. He was unable to complete high school dropping out when he was 15.

Life after School

At 15, the rapper dropped out from school to pursue his musical career. Keef reportedly indulged in a lot of criminal activities.

Chief Keef’s Kids

Keef assumed the responsibility of fatherhood when he was 16. The rapper had a child out of wedlock. He named the child Kayden Kash Cozart.

In 2013, the rapper had a baby girl with some random lady but denied being the fatherhood of the baby.

A paternity test later confirmed Keef to be the father. The rapper was ordered by court to start paying child support.

The following year, He announced the birth of his 3rd child, Krüe Karter Cozart

In 2015, Keef was in court again for paternity dispute. He avoided subpoena and was declared wanted. He was later charged and ordered to resume child support.

The rapper currently provides four child supports. One can only imagine the impact of these supports on Chief Keef’s net worth.

Chief Keef’s Net Worth 2018

No doubt, Keef has released bangers that soon became street anthems. He has also reportedly amassed wealth from these songs.

But the question is – how well has he retained his wealth? What is left of Chief Keef net worth?

Music Pundits have speculated that child support has impacted Chief Keef’s net worth badly.

Chief Keef’s net worth is currently estimated to be $2.5 million in 2018.

How Chief Keef Makes Money

Keef’s main source of wealth is music. He makes money through music in the following ways;

Record Label Deal

In 2012, Chief Keef’s net worth increased immensely when he signed with Interscope Records.

The deal was speculated to be worth $6 million. The deal included a lot of benefits to help stage Keef as a mainstay in US Music.

Keef was contracted to release 3 studio albums for the deal. However, the rapper had issues with Interscope Record CEO and the deal was cancelled.

Before the cancellation, the rapper amassed fortunes from the deal.

Music Sale

The rapper has released some mixtapes independently through his record label.

He has not enjoyed much success under is label, nonetheless, he makes earnings out of his independent mixtapes.

Tours and Shows

Keef makes a fortune when touring or when billed to perform at a show.

The rapper reportedly charges between, £35,000 and $50,000 to perform at a show.

These are the major means through which Chief Keef net worth has been amassed.

Endorsement – This could have been another source of income for the rapper but his legal many issues.

The rapper is not known for endorsing any brand currently. No brand would associate with celebrities with negative reputation.

Chief Keef’s Musical Career

Keef’s musical career is quite extensive despite making his debut in 2012. This section summarizes Keef’s career.

In 2011, the rapper released a couple of mixtape on YouTube and other music streaming sites.

His breakthrough came when he dropped The Glory Road and Bang Mixtapes in 2011.  He uploaded the mixtape onto YouTube.

The mixtape enjoyed massive streaming and eventually caught the interest of Grammy Award winner, Kanye West who remixed a track contained in the mixtape.

Kanye West is often credited for the success Keef enjoys today.

In 2012, Chief Keef signed with Interscope after a protracted thug of war among top record labels.

After signing with Interscope record, Chief Keef released his 1st studio album, Finally Rich. The album featured top US artistes.

A-list hip hop artistes such as 50 Cent and Rick Ross featured on the album. Other artistes who featured include; Lil Reese and Young Jeezy.

In 2013, the rapper dropped the anticipated Mixtape Bang Part 2. Later in the year, he dropped another mixtape Almighty Sosa.

In 2014, Chief Keef fell out with Interscope, leading to his departure from the label. He took to twitter to tell his fans not to be worried about his departure.

He told his fans to still anticipate the release of Bang 3 and other mixtapes he earlier announced.

Keef kept his words by releasing the mixtape, Big Gucci Sosa featuring Gucci Mane.  Later he dropped another mixtape titled Back From the Dead 2.

In 2015, Keef’s other works include Nobody (album) and Sorry 4 the Weight (mixtape).

In 2016, Keef announced his retirement from music to the surprise of his fans.

Some viewed his announcement as a means to revive his fading musical career.

It would appear they were not far from truth as Keef made a comeback the following year.

In 2017, the rapper dropped a mixtape titled Two Zero One Seven. When asked why he made the comeback to music he replied saying;

He needed a break from music. He said he wanted to re-evaluate his life and see if was on the right path.

Who is Chief Keef’s Producer?

The rapper has worked with a lot of notable producers during the course of his musical career. S

Some of Chief Keef producers over the years include

  • Young Chop
  • DP Beats
  • Cbmix x Chase Davis
  • Pierre Bourne
  • DP Beats
  • Nard & B
  • E. On The Track
  • DP Beats
  • Cbmix
  • Sosa

Chief Keef’s Legal Issues

The rapper has been involved in lot of legal mess including;

  • Neglecting child support
  • Possession of firearm
  • Armed Robbery.

Chief Keef’s House

Until 2014, Chief Keef lived in Highland Park, Chicago but was evicted by his landlord for failure to pay rent.

The property is a two-storey building which the rapper had rented a few years before.

However, due to financial troubles he was shown the door by his landlord. The landlord tried to protect his image during the eviction.

The landlord had doctored a report to protect the rapper’s image, but police report indicated the rapper was actually evicted.

When Chief Keef’s neighbours were asked about the rapper, they expressed delight the rapper was no more around.

He was reported to be too noisy and lived careless. A particular old woman called him a bad neighbour.

Chief Keef moved to Los Angeles in 2016. Shortly after his move, the rapper posted a house on Instagram.

The post led to an uproar making fans ask if the property was actually Chief Keef house.

The House is located in a serene environment according to the rapper.

The home is 5 bedroom 4 bathroom mansion furnished exotic amenities.

It has a fire place and a swimming pool. However, it’s not clear if he bought the house or he is renting.

Chief Keef’s Official Instagram Handle

Chief Keef Official instagram handle features the following;

Over 5.2 million followers

He follows 112 accounts

The Gram has over 9,000 posts

Follow the rapper on Instagram @chieffKeeffsossa

Chief Keef Twitter Handle

Follow the rapper on twitter;

@chiefkief

 

Conclusion

Chief Keef only 23, has a career that has been marked with many lows than highs.

In 2018, the rapper has managed to stay off the court. If the rapper must live on the strength of his full potential, then he’s got to stay off the courtrooms.

Chief Keef net worth of $2.5 million stands on slippery slope. By the turn of 2020, the rapper could be worth more or less.

Chief Keef has the talent to attain the net worth of $5 million by 2020. Also legal issues could make his fortunes plummet by 2020.

 

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