Popularly known by the stage name Redman, the 50-year-old rapper, American DJ, actor, and also a record producer. Currently Redman net worth is $15 million.
He was a member of the well-known rap group, Def Squad in the 1990s. He has earned a name for himself in 1990 by being an artist on the label named Def Jam.
He has collaborated with one of his close friends, Method Man, and they have not only rapped but also have starred together in sitcoms and films.
Let us go through a short biography of Redman to know more about his career and personal life and how he rose to such fame.
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Redman Net Worth and Overview
|Net Worth||$15 Million|
|Date of Birth||April 17, 1970|
|Source of Wealth||Rapper, DJ, Actor, Record Producer|
|Country of Origin||United States of America|
|Last Updated||January 2021|
Redman’s real name is Reginald Noble, and he was born on 17th April 1970.
He took birth in Newark in New Jersey to Eddie Noble and Darlene Noble. He has a sister named Rosalyn and a cousin named Tame One and both of them are rappers too.
Redman attended West Side High School and enrolled for an undergraduate degree in Montclair State University in 1987. But his academic performance was poor and thus he was expelled in his first year when he was 16.
Being expelled, he went back to his home but within a few days, his mother Darlene Noble threw him out of home for selling cocaine.
After being expelled from home, two years later, Redman started working as a young DJ-MC and was known as DJ KutKilla.
He worked on hip-hop tracks and played them on vinyl records in house parties and parks around New Jersey and New York. Redman also worked as a DJ for a hip hop trio named “Lords of the Underground” and quickly captured the interest of Erick Sermon of the group EMPD.
He was asked out to join a tour by Erick where he had his first performance in 1990.
Since then Redman became an official rap artist and started his work with Erick on his album named What? Three Album in 1992.
Redman’s first official work was on an EMPD album named “Business As Usual” in 1990.
He appeared on two tracks of the album, “Hardcore” and “Brothers On My Jock”. In 1994, Redman released his first solo album named “Dare Iz a Darkside”.
The first track in this album was “Rockafella” which he produced reusing the works of Leon Haywood and George Clinton.
His second album was a remarkable one because most of the tracks in this album were produced by him.
His third album was named “Muddy Waters” which was produced by his mentor Erick Sermon in 1996. Some tracks in this album were “Whatever Man” and “It’s Like That”.
Recording Industry Association of America certified “Muddy Waters” with gold in 1997. In this same year, Redman appeared on Tupac Shakur’s album, “All Eyez on Me” with his friend Method Man.
In 1999, he went on the Hard Knock Life Tour at Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
Redman has a collaboration album with the group Def Squad named “El Nino” which was released in 1998. Next year he released another collaboration album with Method Man, titled “Blackout”.
Redman’s fifth studio album was “Malpractice” which got released in 2001.
His acting career started in 2001, where he worked with Method Man in a comedy film named “How High”. He also starred in a horror film named “Seed of Chucky”.
He with Method Man has appeared on numerous video games and on a Nickelodeon cartoon as well. In 2017, Redman Hosted a show name Scared Famous.
Highlights and Achievements
- Redman’s debut album “What? Three Album” appeared on the Billboard 200 at number forty-nine which qualified to receive gold.
- Redman received the title of “Rap Artist of the Year” by The Source in 1992.
- In 1997, his album “Muddy Waters” was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
- Redman’s fourth studio album named “Doc’s Da Name 2000” was certified platinum in 1998.
- In 2001, Redman’s fifth album “Malpractice”, containing two singles, reached number 4 on Billboard 200 and was again certified gold by RIAA.
- Redman was nominated for Grammy Awards twice. In 2003 he was nominated for the category, “Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals” for Dirrty. In 2003 he was nominated for the category, “Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group” for Ooh.
Age, Height, and Weight
Redman was born on April 17, 1970, and he is 50 years old as of February 2021. He is 1.85 meters tall and his weight is 176 lbs. (80 kg).
Redman’s sister, Rosalyn Noble, who’s also a rapper, has appeared on many Redman songs. Redman has married twice.
He has three children together with his current wife and they are also raising two children of Redmen from his ex-wife. He has four sons and one daughter.
While recording the album “Dare Iz a Darkside” Redman admitted to being on drugs and he considers that to be a dark past of his life.
As such in his recent concerts, he rarely plays the tracks from that album.
Redman Net Worth in 2021
As of February 2021, Redman net worth is $15 million which he earned throughout his life as a rapper, record producer, DJ, and actor.
Redman has given us multiple albums, many of which have been honored gold and platinum. Over the years he has worked on solo albums as well as has collaborated with other musicians and actors.
He has given voice to cartoons and was also featured in many video games with his costars. Redman’s music career has cost him to give up his studies, but he has made himself a good fortune by deciding to work as a DJ.
Redman is currently with his wife and children in New Jersey and he plans on continuing his music career keeps on showing us his best works.