How much is Killer Mike worth? $5 Million
How did Killer Mike earn his money and wealth?
Killer Mike was born on 20th April 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States of America. Killer Mile is his stage name and his real name is Michael Render. His father was a policeman in Adamsville, Atlanta and mother was a florist. In the year 1995, he met the top producers the Beat Bullies and Big Boi of Outkast in the Atlanta’s Morehouse College.
He has tried keeping his personal life away from the paparazzi since he got in the music industry. His wife’s name is Shana Render and they have 4 adorable children named Mikey, Pony, Aniyah, and Malik. Killer’s first appearance was in the Stankonia’s single track named as Snapping & Trapping by Outkast. In the same year, he also appeared in the single title track “the whole world” that got the 2002 Grammy Award for the Best Rap Performance by Audio or a Group. He was also featured in other tracks on the same album including “Poppin’ Tags” in Jay-Z’S The Blueprint 2.
Killer Mike went ahead to release his debut album later that year that was named Monster and was managed by Dayo Adebiyi and Al Thrash of Own Music. The lead single of the album was “Akshon (Yeah!)” that featured OutKast on the Guest Vocals. There was also a remix of “Akshon (Yeah!)” included on the soundtrack of the video game of Madden NFL 2004 of EA sports. The second album of Killer Mike featured Big Boi and Sleepy Brown on “A.D.I.D.A.S.” which was listed on the 60th position among the Billboard Hot 100. It is the highest charting single of Mike till date as a leading artist.
He later appeared on the “Flip Flop Rock” and “Bust” on the Outkast’s Speakerboxxx/ the love below double album on the Speakerboxxx half. He also appeared on the “Southern Takeover” on the Chamillionaire’s CD with Pastor Troy on The Sound of Revenge.
He also appeared alongside T.I by Bone Crusher on the song “Never Scared” of the album AttenCHUN! It was ranked on the 26th position on the Top 100, making it the second biggest hit of KilleMike’s’s career after “the whole world.” He has also shown his acting skills in three films that include The Idlewild, 20 Funerals and ATL. He also gave his voice to several fictional cartoon characters including Taqu’il in Frisky Dingo Cartoon between 2006 and 2008. Killer Mike is an activist who is concerned with spreading awareness against police brutality, systemic racism, and social equality.
What are the highest grossing albums of Killer Mike?
1-Monster (2003): US peak position 10
2-Run the Jewels 3 (2016): US peak position 13
2-R.A.P. Music (2012): US peak position 82
3-PL3DGE (2011): US peak position 115
4-I Pledge Allegiance to the Grind II (2008): 178
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