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Rakim Net Worth

Rakim Net Worth

Net Worth: $1 Million

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Music
  • Birth Place Wyandanch, Long Island, New York
  • Full Name William Michael Griffin Jr.
  • Nationality United States
  • Date of Birth January 28, 1968
  • Occupation Rapper
  • Children 1 (Jabar Griffin)

About Rakim

American rapper Rakim has an estimated net worth of $1 million. He is known to be one half of the rapping duo  Eric B. & Rakim which is widely considered as one of the most skilled and most Influential MCs of all time.

Also recognized as Rakim Allah, Rakim was born as William Michael Griffin Jr. on January 28, 1968 in Wyandanch, Long Island, New York, United States.

The duo’s album Paid in Full, was considered as MTV’s greatest hip hop album of all time in 2006. On the other hand, Rakim ranked fourth on the list of the Greatest MCs of All Time by MTV. In 2007, he was selected by the editors of About.com as  #1 on its list of Top 50 MCs of Our Time (1987–2007). In 2012, Rakim ranked first on The Source’s list of Top 50 Lyricists of All Time.

As duo, they have released four studio albums which include Paid in Full (1987), Follow the Leader (1988), Let the Rhythm Hit ‘Em (1990), and Don’t Sweat the Technique (1992). Pursuing his solo career, Rakim also released four albums titled The 18th Letter (1997), The Master (1999), The Archive: Live, Lost & Found (2008), and The Seventh Seal (2009). 

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Rakim's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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  • Earnings 2009
  • Earnings 1996
  • Earnings 1990
  • Earnings 1988
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Earnings 2009 N/A
Record Sales 2009

Estimated earnings from his album The Seventh Seal (12,000 copies sold)

$12,000
Earnings 1996 N/A
Record Sales 1996

Estimated earnings from his album The 18th Letter (certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1990 N/A
Record Sales 1990

Estimated earnings from the album Let the Rhythm Hit 'Em with the hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim(certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1988 N/A
Record Sales 1988

Estimated earnings from the album Follow the Leader with the hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim(certified gold by RIAA)

$500,000
Earnings 1987 N/A
Record Sales 1987

Estimated earnings from the album Paid in Full with the hip hop duo Eric B. & Rakim(certified platinum by RIAA)

$1,000,000
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