How much is E 40 worth? $10 Million.
How did E 40 earn his money and wealth?
E 40 is the moniker for rapper Earl Stevens. He was born on November 15, 1967 in Vallejo, California. He is also an entrepreneur as well as an investor. He began his music career by starting the band “The Click” He also founded “Sick Wid It Records”.
Stevens released his debut rap album with an EP “Let’s Side” (1986) along with his band The Click. They released their second “Down and Dirty” (1992). He mostly performed as an underground artist but he found recognition after the release of “In a Major Way” in 1995. Stevens released his solo debut album “Federal” in 1993. He followed it up with 20 other studio albums such as “In A Major Way” (1995), “The Hall of Game” (1996), “The Surprise Element” (1998) amongst others. He released “Tell Me Where To Go” in 2006 which was produced by Lil Jon. This hit single propelled him into a mainstream artist. He has collaborated extensively with other artists such as Master P, Eightball, Bo-Roc, Mac Mall, Tupac Shakur, Spice 1, Too Short, G-Eazy, Danny Brown, Young Jeezy and Ant Banks. He has made guest appearances in many of their albums. His latest album “The Gift of Gab” was released in 2018.
Apart from music, Stevens has ventured into other avenues such as opening a franchise of Fatburger in Pleasant Hill, California. It shut down after a few years of operation. He has also written a book titled “E-40’s Book of Slang”. He released a line of beer which he called “E-40” in 2015 as well as energy drinks, wine, and cocktail beverage. The beer is available in cans as well as bottles. Some of the names of his wines are “Function” which is a red blend and “Mangoscato” which is a moscato and high-alcohol wine. He has named his energy drink, “Sluricane Hurricane” after the hit song “Hurricane” which he and his group “the Click” sang in 1995. He also opened a franchise of Wingstop Restaurants in Benicia, California in 2007. Being an investor, E 40 has invested in different companies like Microsoft. Stevens is also the spokesperson for Landy Cognac.
Stevens is married to his high school sweetheart, Tracy. They have been married for more than 27 years and have been in a relationship for more than 33 years.
Stevens is known as the man who made a new hub for rap culture in Oakland and rise of the West Coast sound is attributed to him.
What are the highest rated music albums of E 40?
- My Ghetto Report Card (2006): #3
- The Hall of Game (1996): #4
- In A Major Way (1995): #13
- The Ballatician: Grit & Grind (2002): #13
- The Element of Surprise (1998): #13
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