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MC Hammer Net Worth

MC Hammer Net Worth

Net Worth: $1.5 Million

  • Source of Wealth Music, Internet, Other Businesses
  • Birth Place Oakland, California, United States
  • Height 5' 11½" (1.82 m)
  • Marital Status Married (Stephanie Fuller)
  • Full Name Stanley Kirk Burrell
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth March 30, 1962
  • Ethnicity African American
  • Weight N/A
  • Occupation Rapper, Entrepreneur
  • Education McClymonds High School, Oakland
  • Children 5 (A'Keiba, Sarah, Stanley, Jeremiah, Samuel)
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About MC Hammer

American rapper, entrepreneur, and actor, Stanley Kirk ‘MC Hammer’ Burrell’s has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million. Best known for his swift rise to fame before filing bankruptcy.

Born Stanley Kirk Burrell in Oakland, CA, on March 30, 1962. A member of a strongly religious family, he landed a job as a bat/ball boy for the Oakland Athletics baseball team, where he entertained fans by dancing during breaks in the game, and earned the nickname “Hammer” for his resemblance to all-time home run leader “Hammerin'” Hank Aaron. An aspiring ballplayer himself, he failed to catch on with a professional organization following high school, and enlisted in the Navy for three years. He became interested in hip-hop upon returning to civilian life, and began performing in local clubs; with the financial help of several Athletics players, he also started his own record label, Bust It, and recorded a couple of popular local singles.

Hammer’s talents as a dancer and showman far exceeded his technique as an MC. In the late 1980s until the mid-1990s, MC had greatest commercial success and popularity. His second album, Please Hammer Don’t Hurt ‘Em, become the best-selling rap album of all time. He is also the first rap artist to achieve Diamond Status for an album. He is currently an ordained preacher and has been a TV show host and a dance competition judge. IN 2008, he helped create the dance website, Dance Jam. He is also CEO of his own record label and executive producer of his own reality show called Hammertime which aired on the A&E Network during the summer of 2009. He has sold more than 50 million records worldwide.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of MC Hammer'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 2006
  • Earnings 1997
  • Earnings 1991
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Earnings 2006 N/A
Royalties 2006

Value of music catalog sold to the music company Evergreen/BMG

Record Sales 2006

Estimated earnings from sales of his album Look Look Look (300 thousand copies)

Earnings 1997 N/A
Sale of Asset Aug. 1997

Amount received after selling his famous 11,000 square foot mansion in the Fremont, California hills

Earnings 1991 N/A
Record Sales 1991

Estimated earnings from sales of his album Too Legit to Quit (5 million copies)

Earnings 1990 N/A
Record Sales 1990

Estimated earnings from sales of his album Please Hammer, Don't Hurt 'Em (14.5 million copies)

Earnings 1988 N/A
Record Sales 1988

Estimated earnings from sales of his album Let's Get It Started along with a re-issued version of Feel My Power plus additional tracks (2 million copies)

Earnings 1988

Advance payment received after signing a contract with Capitol Records

Earnings 1987 N/A
Record Sales 1987

Estimated earnings from sales of his album Feel My Power (60 thousand copies)

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