Nas is a famous American rapper and also an entrepreneur. His birth name is Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones. He is the founder of Mass Appeal Records and owns the Fila sneaker store. His albums are sold for over 30 million records around the world and have been a constant since the 1990s. He started his career in music in the year 1991 and released his first album in the year 1994. The MTV tagged him as “The greatest MCs of all times.”
Learn more about an American Rapper, Nas’ net worth, house, and relationship history.
Who is Nas?
The birth name of Nas is Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones. His father is Olu Dara whose birth name was Charles Jones III. He has his ethnicity in Africa. His matrilineal DNA seems like from Western Africa. He started his career as a featured artist in the year 1991. Primary Source’s “Live at the Barbeque” was his first project.
His debut album was “Illmatic” which was released in the year 1994. It was well recognized, and he got comments from both critics and the hip-hop community. He is always stable in his music life and has been rated as the best rapper of all times by many. His albums were mostly hit and sold in large numbers. In 2006, he collaborated with Damian Marley and released an album called “Distant Relatives.” This album was to dedicate to the Africans and donate the royalties to all the active charities in Africa. He has always been in the rank list of rappers almost every time. He is also called Nasty Nas.
Nas was born in Brooklyn. His father is Olu Dara, and his mother is Fannie Ann Jones. He has a brother named Jabari Fret. In his childhood, he along with his family moved to Queensbridge houses in the long island city.
There he met his neighbor Willy Graham who introduced him to hip-hop music and NAs got influenced by this act and showed more interest towards hip hop. In the year 1985, his parents got divorced, and he had to drop out of his school in his 8th grade. Through Five percent nation and the Nuwaubian nation, he got himself educated about the African culture. In his very young age, he had an interest in writing songs and would use to write rhymes of his own.
Relationship Status: Wife and Girlfriend
Nas had been in many past relationships. He dated Carmen Bryan with whom he has a daughter Destiny. He dated Carmen in 1994. Later, in the year 2005, he started sating Kelis. After dating her for two years, they both died knot and Kelis gave birth to a boy, knight in Queens, New York. Knight was born in 2009. The couple got divorced in 2010. But before Kelis, he dated few models in the 1990s. He split up with Carmen Bryan because of Carmen having a relationship with his rival Jay-Z. While his split with Kelis was due to his abusive behavior both mentally and physically towards her. Later he also had few connections after his separation with Kelis.
Nas Net Worth
Though Nas did not remain constant in his personal life, he stayed stable in his music. He is still a well-known rapper. His net worth is $50 million.
House and Cars in Nas Net Worth
In 2004, Nas purchased a home in Georgia with 2-bedrooms and three bathrooms. It was quite a big and luxurious one. Later after his split with Kelis, he had to lose his house to her. Nas owns a 1988 Mercedes Benz- XXL. Other than that, he has a few more luxurious vehicles. This Mercedes Benz is the one in which he was spotted during his 44th birthday.
How old is Nas?
Nas was born on 14th September 1973 in New York City, United States.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Nas is a tall man with a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs 80 kgs.
|NAME||Nasir Bin Olu Dara|
|PARENTS||Olu Dara born as Charles Jones III and Fannie Anne Jones|
|BIRTHPLACE||Queensbridge, New York, United States.|
|BIRTHDATE||14th September 1973|
|NET WORTH||$50 million|
|HOUSE||Georgia house but later lost it to his ex-wife Kelis|
|CARS||Mercedes Benz XXL|
|HEIGHT||5 feet 8 inches|
|CHILDREN||Destiny and Knight|