Redman Net Worth

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Net Worth: $10 million
Age: 48
Full name: Reginald Reggie Noble
Born:  April 17, 1970
Country of Origin: United States of America
Occupation: Rapper, Record Producer, Actor
Last Updated: 2018

Redman

Born Reginald Reggie Noble, popularly known as “Redman” is an American rapper, DJ, record producer, and actor.

Early Life

He was born on 17th April, 1970. He rose to fame in the early 1990s as an artist under the Def Jam label.

He is also popular for his collaborations with his close friend Method Man, as one-half of the rap duo Method Man & Redman, including their starring roles in films and sitcoms.

He was also a member of the Def Squad towards the ending of the year 1990.

In the year 1987, due to poor academic performance of Redman at age 16, he was expelled from Montclair State University his freshman year.

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Having no other options, Redman then went back home to stay with his mother, Darlene Noble, who later sent him out of her house for doing drug (cocaine) and selling it as well.

Two years later, at age 18, Redman became a young DJ-MC who went by the name “DJ Kut-Killa”.

He free-styled over funk and hip hop instrumental tracks on vinyl records in various recreational areas and house parties around New York and New Jersey.

Redman was finally discovered by Erick Sermon of EPMD while he was a DJ for Lords of the Underground.

Erick Sermon said as at the time I came in contact Redman, “I knew there was something amazing about him.

The next day, we talked. And within the next two or three months, he moved to Long Island, to my crib.

He moved right in to my apartment.” After moving in with Erick Sermon, Redman went out on tour with EPMD.

While there on tour with the group he did everything from carrying the group’s bags to coming out on stage and doing rap freestyles.

In the year 1990 at EPMD show in New York, He was invited on stage by Erick Sermon where he delivered a rap freestyle that changed his life for good.

He free-styled a song describing himself as a rapper using every letter in the alphabet from A to Z.

After this, Redman was then recognized officially as a rap artist and he began production with Erick Sermon on Whut? Thee Album, his first main album label.

Redman Music Career

1990–1995: Whut? Thee Album & Dare Iz a Darkside 

In the year 1990, Redman made his official presentation on EPMD’s album Business as Usual, appearing on the tracks “Hardcore” and “Brothers on My Jock”.

Later in the year 1992, Redman released his debut album, Whut? Thee Album, which Allmusic noted for blending “reggae and funk influences” with a “terse, though fluid rap style”. The album peaked at number forty-nine on the Billboard 200 and was certified gold. He was named “Rap Artist of the Year” by The Source. Redman trail this up with his 1994 album “Dare Iz a Darkside”. His first single, “Rockafella”, samples Leon Haywood’s “I Want’a Do Something Freaky to You” and George Clinton’s “Flash Light”, two of the most sampled songs in hip hop. Redman’s second album was remarkable for having most of the tracks produced by the artist himself. Later on as he grows famous in the industry, Redman would then allow other producers to make most of his beats. During this time he used his former boss Erick Sermon to produce his records, including “Pick it up” and “Whateva Man” from Muddy Waters.

1996–1997: Muddy Waters 

On 10th December, 1996, Redman released his third album “Muddy Waters”, which was greatly admired fans.

This particular album featured two of his Billboard’s hit singles; “Whateva Man” and “It’s Like That (My Big Brother)”. The song “Do What You Feel” emerged on the soundtrack to the video game Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories. It was certified gold by the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) on 12th February, 1997. At this point, he met new friends; Method Man and Tupac, both of them appeared on Tupac’s double album All Eyez on Me on the song “Got my Mind Made Up”.

1998–1999: Doc’s da Name 2000 & Blackout 

In the year 1998, Redman released his first collaboration album El Nino with group Def Squad. His fourth studio album Doc’s Da Name 2000. was a top seller, shipping platinum in sales and exceeding his previous record of gold. It ranked at #11 on The Billboard 200 and had three songs; “I’ll Bee Dat”, “Da Goodness”, “Let Da Monkey Out” that charted. With his new formed close partnership with label mate Method Man who, with him, they made a featured outing on the Doc’s Da Name 2000 record on the song “Well All Rite Cha”. In the year 1999 Redman and Method Man released a collaborative album “Blackout”. Initially, this particular record was supposed to be advertised as “Amerika’s Most Blunted”, but it was later changed to a more commercially friendly title “Blackout”.

2001: Malpractice (2001)

In the year 2001 Redman released his fifth studio album “Malpractice”, which ranked No. 4 on the Billboard 200 and was certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on 21st July, 2001. It swanked two singles “Smash Sumthin” and “Let’s Get Dirty (I Can’t Get in da Club)”.

2002–2006: Mixtapes, Collaborations & Production 

After the release of Malpractice, there have been no dull moment, he has kept his fans happy by independently releasing the ill At Will mixtapes, which featured various members of his new record label Gilla House members under Redman’s Gilla House imprint include Saukrates, Icarus, Ready Roc, E3, Young Heat, and Melanie.

Redman had his best-known international hit with Christina Aguilera, when he was featured on her 2002 single “Dirrty”. He was also featured on a popular remix of Pink’s track “Get This Party Started”. He was cited in the song ‘Till I Collapse as rapper Eminem’s favorite rapper, whipping out Notorious B.I.G., 2Pac, and Jay Z amongst other famous celebrities. Redman has done production for himself, many of his crew members, and even Shaquille O’Neal on his ‘Shaq-Fu: Da Return’ album.

2007–2008: Red Gone Wild 

In the month of March, 2007, Redman released Red Gone Wild. He stated on MySpace that the reason for the long wait to drop the album was because of the fast-changing pace of Hip Hop. On 27th March, 2007, Redman confirmed on BET’s Rap City: Tha Bassment that the sequel to How HighHow High 2, is currently being written. In an April 10th, 2007 Onion A.V. Club interview, He implied that there would be a second collaborative album between him and Method Man.

2009 – 2010: Blackout! 2 & Reggie 

The album “Blackout! 2” was announced in the year 2007 by Redman and was originally scheduled to drop in 2008, but its release was pushed back a number of times due to various reasons. In early 2008, a remake of the Smoothe da Hustler and Trigger tha Gambler classic Broken Language was released on media by the duo entitled Broken Language 2008, fueling report of a Blackout! sequel coming soon. This report was further fueled by the duo while performing in Gainesville, FL at the University of Florida. A Blackout! LP which was scheduled to drop on 9th December, 2008, but was recently pushed back to the first quarter of 2009. It was finally released on 19th May, 2009. It ranked at number No. 7 on the Billboard 200, at number 2 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, at number 2 on the Top Rap Albums and digital in charted number 7 on the Digital Albums charts which was sold about 63,000 (sixty three thousand) copies in its first week. The album also charted number 10 on the Canadian Albums Chart. The album has sold 160,375 (one hundred and sixty thousand, three hundred and seventy five thousand) copies in the United States as at 12th December, 2009, according to SoundScan.

In the month of May 2009, Redman confirmed his subsequent solo album would be unveiled on December, 2009. The title for the project is Reggie Noble “0” 9½. Later on the album title was changed to just Redman Presents… Reggie, and three singles (“Coc Back”, “Oh My”, & “Money on My Mind”) were released. The first single “Coc Back” (which features Ready Roc) had music video filmed and released for it. However as it turns out, none of the tracks made the final cut of the album, only being promo singles. During an interview, Redman stated that Reggie Noble (which is his own birth name), does the album, not Redman. Redman also said that there is going to be more, “poppish”, type songs, rather his normal “rugged” and “hardcore” songs.  After a while, he Presents… Reggie, which was finally released on 7th December, 2010. The first official single is “Def Jammable” and a video was released for the single. It was also confirmed that Redman do a remix which will feature French rapper Soprano of “Tranne Te” by Italian rapper Fabri Fibra.

2011– Present: MudfaceBlackout! 3 & Too High & Muddy Waters 2 The Album

In the month of June 2013, Redman broadcasted that his next studio album Muddy Waters 2 would be released towards the ending of 2013 through Entertainment One and he would release a mixtape that will go along with it, which evolved into an extended play (EP) titled Muddy Waters 2: The Preload.

He has also confirmed work on Blackout! 3 with Method Man with recording which commenced during summer in the year 2012; however, the recording was pushed back to late 2014. Mudface was released on 13th November, 2015, with Blackout! 3 coming out after.

Method Man’s long-awaited mixtape and fifth solo album was directly following these projects. Method Man and Redman are also slated to be working on a long-rumored continuation to their original stoner comedy, How High. In a HipHopDX interview in February 2017, Matt “M-80” Markoff confirmed the project, revealed that the sequel will be titled Too High and that he is presently working harder to acquire finance for the film. Because Redman doesn’t like the script, it is currently being rewritten.

Acting Career

In the year 2001, Redman co-starred with Method Man in the stoner comedy film How High, this comedy film featured the pair playing two marijuana-addled students trying to survive at Harvard.

Redman also confirmed at a concert (at the Soundset in Minneapolis) that both of them (himself and Method Man) were working on How High 2, a sequel to the first movie.

Redman played a major role in the horror film Seed of Chucky. Method Man and Redman also appear in Def Jam VendettaDef Jam: Fight for NY and Def Jam: Icon video games, often as tag team partners, and briefly had their own television sitcom, Method & Red, on Fox during the year 2003 to 2004 season.

In the music video for The Offspring’s single “Original Prankster”, Redman played the part of the “conscience”, telling the “Original Prankster” what pranks to pull.

In the year 2004, Redman again co-starred with Method Man in the Nickelodeon cartoon, The Fairly OddParents, in School’s Out! The Musical, rapping the “Pixes Rap”.

Redman was featured in the year 2006 video game True Crime: New York City. He provides his voice in a mini-game where he tries to escape New York during a riot. This role also has a cameo in the main script.

In year 2001 Redman was featured in an episode of MTV Cribs that showed the rapper’s modest, sparsely-ornamented home in a middle-class area, contrasting with the luxurious residence usually featured in the series.

The episode, which featured the crew having to pinch two wires together because Redman’s lack of a doorbell, and a cameo role by Redman’s cousin Mr. Cream sleeping on the floor in a comforter, has become the “the most infamous, most cited” episode of the show according to MTV VP of programming Nina L. Diaz. In the UK, Redman was also featured in a Cribs special on MTV and TMF, which was titled Dope Luxurious Cribs.

Fashion

In April year 2015, Redman released a collaboration he made with New York-based street wear brand Mighty Healthy. The 420-themed collection includes jerseys, T-shirts, hats, and other items with cannabis-related graphics.

Hosting

In August year 2017, Redman’s first season of VH1’s Sacred Famous was publicized, which premiered on 23rd October, 2017.

Family Life

Redman was born in Newark, New Jersey, to Darlene and Eddie Noble. His sister’s name is Rosalyn Noble, she is also a rapper, she goes by the name Roz.

She have made several appearances on Redman’s songs over the years. He is a cousin of rapper Tame One.

Redman began boarding his four-month-old pit bull terrier Daddy with dog trainer Cesar Millan, with Daddy ultimately becoming Millan’s “right-hand-man” on his TV show The Dog Whisperer.

Discography

Solo Albums

S/N Albums Year
1. Whut? Thee Album 1992
2. Dare Iz a Darkside 1994
3. Muddy Waters 1996
4. Doc’s da Name 2000 1998
5. Malpractice 2001
6. Red Gone Wild: Thee Album 2007
7. Reggie 2010
8. Mudface 2015
9. Muddy Waters Too 2018
S/N Collaboration Albums YEAR
1. El Niño  (with Def Squad) 1998
2. Blackout!  (with Method Man) 1999
3. Blackout! 2  (with Method Man) 2009

 

Television shows

  • In Living Color- Himself
  • The Jamie Foxx Show(2000) Season 4 episode 21 “Jamie in the Middle”
  • MADtv(2001) (skit appearance)
  • MTV Cribs(2001)
  • Doggy Fizzle Televizzle(2002) (skit appearance)
  • Chappelle’s Show(2003) Season 1, in which Redman advertises his own (fictional) brand of toilet cleaning product.
  • Method & Red(June 17 – September 15, 2004) Main role, alongside Method Man
  • The Fairly OddParents(2005) (voice) (ep: School’s Out: The Musical)
  • Trippin'(2005)
  • Wild ‘N Out(2007) Season 4
  • Celebrity Rap Superstar(2007) Mentor
  • Celebrity Storytelling: Waiting for Godot(2016)
  • Scared Famous(2017)
  • Soul Train- Himself

Other media

Video games

  • NBA 2K1(Hidden player)
  • Def Jam Vendetta
  • Def Jam: Fight For NY
  • Def Jam Fight for NY: The Takeover
  • Def Jam: Icon
  • True Crime: New York City
  • NBA 2K6(24/7 EBC made), featured as celebrity
  • Def Jam Vengeance

Filmography

S/N Films Year
1 Ride 1998
2 Colorz of Rage 1999
3 P.I.G.S. 1999
4 Boricua’s Bond 2000
5 Backstage 2000
6 Statistic: The Movie 2001
7 How High 2001
8 Stung 2002
9 Thaddeus Fights the Power! 2003
10 Scary Movie 3 2003
11 Seed of Chucky 2004
12 Beef II 2004
13 Meth & Red 2004
14 Hip-Hop Honeys: Las Vegas 2005
15 Rock the Bells (2004) 2006
16 High Times Stony Awards 2006
17 Big Pun The Legacy 2007
18 The Sunset Strip 2007
19 The Art of Rap 2012
20 Dark 2015

 

Awards and Nominations

Redman has been nominated for two Grammys:

  • Grammy Awards
    • 2003, Best Pop Collaboration w/ Vocals “Dirrty” w/ Christina Aguilera (nominated)
    • 2001, Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group “Ooh” w/ De La Soul (nominated)

Redman’s Wife and Children

In a world where most of the celebrities’ life is like an open book, the cool thing might as well be to maintain a low-key presence.

Sharing a similar kind of scenario is an American rapper Redman who has kept his married, and family life as a private issue.

The Hip-hop icon Redman is one of the most popular rappers from the nineties. He is one of those celebs, who likes to keep his family life a private affair. Redman got married to his longtime girlfriend, and the two has raised their three children together.

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Though the identity of Redman’s wife and children is unknown. The bond surely must be immense between the married couple and their family.

It has been discover that Redman is married with five (5) children.

Redman’s Net Worth (2018) & Earnings

The net worth of Redman is around $10 million in 2018 which he has earned through his hard working.

Although at his teenage, he was involved in selling drugs and was also kicked out from his school when he chose to be independent he started working in parties as a DJ. His music style was quite unique, and then he got the chance to work for the music industry.

He has released many albums and mixtapes before now, and all of them are big hits which are loved by his fans. His song got the eleventh rank in the list of Billboard 200. In the year 2001, he released his 5th album, which ranked 4th on the Billboard list 200. He got gold in the same year by RIAA. He has also worked as an actor in various films and has played the main role in a horror film. He has collaborated with a Street wear company in the year 2015. He has also hosted the season of Scared Famous which was broadcasted on VH1 Channel.

Social Media Channels

Redman’s official website is http://redmansworld.com/, he has more than 127,500+ (One Hundred and Twenty Seven thousand, five hundred) subscribers on YouTube Channel, he have about 1,100,000 (one million, one hundred thousand) followers on Instagram where he relates with his fans. You can still get in contact with him on Facebook, where have about 805,000 (eight hundred and five thousand) followers,  you can still get in touch with him via Twitter together with other 636,000 (Six hundred and thirty six thousand) followers.

 

Conclusion

Redman has the wind in his favour and we expect his sail to move smoothly.

For more news on celebrity net worth and other events, we will keep you updated.

 

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