Net Worth: $65 Million
- Source of Wealth Music
- Birth Place New York City, New York, U.S.
- Height 1.85 m
- Full Name Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr.
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth May 20, 1972
- Ethnicity African American
- Occupation Rapper, Actor, Producer
- Children 4 (Trillian Rhymes, Mariah Rhymes, T'Khi Rhymes, T'Ziah Rhymes)
Busta Rhymes or Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr. is an actor and producer. But he is best known as a rapper. His net worth has been estimated to be $65 Million.
He has been active since 1989. Over the years, Busta has released nine studio albums. The last album was “Year of the Dragon” that was released in 2012. As many seven of them have achieved either Gold or Platinum status this fact alone explains what a talented musician he is. With the release and subsequent success of each album, Busta’s wealth and fame has gone up naturally. When he was young, Busta was known for his wild fashion and styles, but now with the success of his albums, he has become more matured as a person. He is today better known for his intricate rapping techniques. His rapping technique is very fast. There are many internal rhyme and half rhymes that make it very interesting.
He first got noticed when he was a part of the rap band “A Tribe Called Quest”. There was a track named “Scenario” in the album “The Low End Theory” where his performance really stood out. It can be said that he has certainly come a long way from his younger days.The nine albums he has released are The Coming, When Disaster Strikes, E.L.E. (Extinction Level Event): The Final World Front, Anarchy, Genesis, It Ain’t Safe No More, The Big Bang, Back on My B.S, and Year of the Dragon.
Busta Rhymes has won many awards and nominations including a Grammy nomination. About.com has named him as one of the 50 greatest MCs between 1987 and 2007. Steve Huey has said that Busta ranks among the most prolific rappers of the 1990s.