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Lupe Fiasco Net Worth

Lupe Fiasco Net Worth is
$14 Million

Lupe Fiasco Bio/Wiki 2017

Lupe Fiasco, produced Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, is an enterpriser, rap artist and record producer in the U.S. His youth was a mix of grayscale. His fortune never arrived close to Lupe Fiasco internet worth, although his dad ran multiple company, possessed a several karate universities and military surplus shops, was a running plant engineer and martial-arts teacher. Lupe was raised in among the lowest districts of Chicago, on Madison Terrace community housing mission. It wasn’t uncommon for the youngsters to view hookers, purse grabbers and drug sellers hanging in the lawn facing the home, neither it was incredibly surprising to discover blood in the hall.

Lupe Fiasco Net Worth $8 Million

By distinction, the existence inside his familys flat was close to perfect. Both of his parents were taught, energetic members of social movements Black Panther Celebration, the children developped wall by Nationwide Geography journals and publications. Debacle began rapping in highschool, underneath the sway of Nas album It Had Been Written. In the beginning he was interested in gangsta rap, but shortly shifted his fashion to relatively more lyrical. Lupe disclosed he felt like his phase character was too much from his actual style, when requested to characterize the causes behind this change. It offered over 80 thousand copies through the week following its launch and became an immediate monetary success. The sales using this record are accountable for a great majority of the present Lupe Fiasco internet worth.

His dad remained especially significant in his existence, although Lupes parents split when he was nevertheless a child. His dad used to satisfy him and his sibs after college and simply take the children to view the entire world, as Jaco remembered in among his current interviews. Twelvemonths before Lupe Fiasco internet worth attained one thousand thousand, when the time to come-rap artist was only a lad, his style was just as double and complex as his existence. Lupe needed to learn to use pistols and fight, so that you can secure in the crack dealers that resided next door, but inside this tuff and intense outside he was a shay lad, who preferred publications to the corporation of his equals. Instructors and his mom described him as an incredibly intelligent teen, who utilized to engage in Academic Decathlon contests.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameLupe Fiasco
Net Worth$14 million
Date Of BirthFebruary 1982
Height1.78 m
ProfessionRecord producer, Entrepreneur, Rapper, Music artist, Singer, Songwriter, The Show Goes On, Battle Scars, Kick, Push
EducationThornton Township High School
ParentsShirley Jaco, Gregory Jaco, The Show Goes On, Battle Scars, Kick, Push
SiblingsArthur Bolton
AwardsGrammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance
Music GroupsJapanese Cartoon, Child Rebel Soldier, The Show Goes On, Battle Scars, Kick, Push
NominationsGrammy Award for Best Rap Album, Grammy Award for Best Rap Song, Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance, Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance, MTV Video Music Award for Best Hip-Hop Video, Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Lyricist of the Year, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Hip Hop Video, BET Hip Hop Award for People's Champ, BET Hip Hop Award for CD of the Year, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Collabo, Duo or Group, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Impact Track, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Album, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, BET Award for Best New Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Male Artist, Soul Train Music Rhythm & Bars Award, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group, Soul Train Music Award for Best New Artist, BET Hip Hop Award for Best New Hip Hop Artist, Teen Choice Award for Choice Hip-Hop/Rap Artist, Teen Choice Award for Choice R&B Artist, Teen Choice Award for Choice Music: Rap/Hip-Hop Track, MTV Australia Award for Best Hip-Hop Video, MTV Australia Live Performer Award, The Show Goes On, Battle Scars, Kick, Push
MoviesThe Underground Show, All Access: DVD Magazine: Vol. 13

Interesting Facts

1Working on his sophomore album, tentatively titled 'The Cool', which is scheduled for release in summer of '07. [January 2007]
2Released first album, 'Food & Liquor'. [September 2006]
3Released the first single, "Superstar", from his upcoming second album, 'The Cool'. [September 2007]
4He released his sophomore album 'Lupe Fiasco's The Cool' on December 18th (US). [December 2007]
5Once competed in academic decathlons.
6In 2008 his song "Superstar" (featuring Matthew Santos) became a top ten hit in the United States.
7He named himself after the song, "Firm Fiasco", by the hip-hop super-group, The Firm.
8Growing up, he had the nickname "Lu", the last part of his first name.
9Has four brothers and five sisters. Lupe is the youngest.
10His father was an African drummer, and his mother was a gourmet chef who often traveled the world.
11Lupe had been signed to Epic Records along with his group, "Da Pak", but later signed a solo deal with Arista Records.
12His album "Food & Liquor" had been in the works for approximately five years. The project had grown and changed over time.
13He says hip-hop artist Nas' sophomore album, "It Was Written", was his primary source for inspiration.
14He is highly influenced by 'Crucial Conflict' and Nas, among others.
15He began to rap when he was in the eighth grade, but pursued it fully when he turned 17.
16He has a passion for skateboarding, which he discusses in his song "Kick Push". This was the first single from his debut album, 'Food & Liquor'.
17He was raised in the west end of Chicago.


1When I retire, I want to step away on a positive note. What you put out into the world comes back to you. You actually change the world with what you do. I want to put some good in the world.


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Urban/Alternative PerformanceJill Scott

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap AlbumFor the album "Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album. Pt. 1."
2012GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap PerformanceFor the song "The Show Goes On."
2012GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap AlbumFor the album "Lasers."
2011VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Hip-Hop VideoFor the video "The Show Goes On."
2009GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap/Sung CollaborationMatthew Santos
2009GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap AlbumFor the album "The Cool."
2009GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap Solo PerformanceFor the song "Paris, Tokyo."
2007GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap AlbumFor the album "Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor."



Suicide Squad2016writer: "Black Skinhead" - as Wasalu Jaco
Mr. Robot2016TV Series performer - 1 episode
French Open Live 20162016TV Mini-Series performer - 1 episode
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising2016writer: "BLACK SKINHEAD" - as Wasalu Jaco
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2011-2015TV Series documentary performer - 2 episodes
Glastonbury 20152015TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2015 writer - 1 episode, 2015
Rap Critic Reviews2011-2015TV Series performer - 7 episodes
Late Night with Seth MeyersTV Series writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2015 performer - 1 episode, 2015
UK Championship SnookerTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Rude Tube2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Voice2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
World Championship Snooker2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Parks and Recreation2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Saturday Night Live2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Conan2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
The X FactorTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Formula 1: BBC SportTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
ShamelessTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
Fright Night2011performer: "Letting Go"
So You Think You Can Dance2008-2011TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Late Show with David LettermanTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2011 writer - 2 episodes, 2008 - 2011
20 to 1TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Late Night with Jimmy FallonTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
The Twilight Saga: New Moon2009performer: "Solar Midnite" - uncredited / producer: "Solar Midnite" - uncredited / writer: "Solar Midnite" - as W. Jaco, uncredited
Prom Night2008/Iperformer: "We All Want the Same Thing" / writer: "We All Want the Same Thing"
One Tree HillTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2006 - 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Taken2008/Iperformer: "Change" / writer: "Change" - as W. Jaco
Madden NFL 20072006Video Game performer: "The Instrumental"
Entourage2005-2006TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Need for Speed: Most Wanted2005Video Game performer: "Tilted"


The Eric Andre Show2015TV SeriesHannibal Buress


Little Ballers2013Documentary executive producer


The Late Show with Stephen Colbert2017TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Check the Rhyme2016DocumentaryHimself
Hangout Music Fest2015TV Special
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Tavis Smiley2008-2015TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Seth Meyers2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Stand Up to Cancer2014TV SpecialHimself
Conan2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011-2013TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Last Call with Carson Daly2008-2013TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2006-2012TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Musical Guest
The X Factor2012TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
RapFix Live2012TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2008-2012TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself
2011 BET Hip Hop Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Performer
2011 MTV Video Music Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Nominee
What's Trending2011TV SeriesHimself
2011 MTV Movie Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The Colbert Report2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest and Musical Guest
Lopez Tonight2011TV SeriesHimself
Fair Game?2010DocumentaryHimself
Summit on the Summit2010TV Movie documentaryHimself
Lupe Fiasco: Halloween Night Doc2009Video documentary
The People Speak2009DocumentaryHimself
Bring Your 'A' Game2009Documentary shortHimself - Hip-Hop Artist
Fuse: Live from Voodoo Experience2008TV MovieThemselves - Performers
2008 MTV Video Music Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Q with Jian Ghomeshi2008TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2008TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2008TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2008TV SeriesHimself
mtvU Woodie Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself - Performer
4th Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors2007TV MovieHimself
BET Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
Real Talk: The Blueprint for a Safer Philadelphia2007Documentary shortHimself
BET Hip-Hop Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Cypher
Showtime at the Apollo2006TV SeriesHimself
One Tree Hill2006TV SeriesHimself
The Album Chart Show2006TV Series
Rap City2006TV SeriesHimself
My Shot With2006TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Beef 42007Video documentaryHimself

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