How Much Is Rapper 2 Chainz Worth?

For over a decade, 2 Chainz has been entertaining the masses with his smooth flow and catchy beats.

One of the things that makes this performer so popular is the fact that he is not only fun to listen to but he is also entertaining to watch. This iconic rapper definitely lets his fun-loving and humorous personality shine with every performance.

During his career, 2 Chainz has experienced highs and lows and has even changed his style and his name in order to shift his brand. Here is a look at some of the most memorable moments from 2 Chainz’s career as well as his net worth.

2 Chainz rose above a bad situation

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Rapper 2 Chainz | Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images

2 Chainz’s real name is Tauheed Epps. He was born in College Park, Georgia on September 12, 1977. Growing up, Epps lived primarily with his mother and his father spent most of the time in and out of jail because of drug charges. He lived in a rough neighborhood.

However, he was still considered to be one of the best students in his school. He usually spent a lot of his time focusing on his studies and playing basketball.

Despite the fact that he was such a good student with a bright future ahead of him, Epps was arrested and charged with marijuana possession when he was just 15 years old.  After being arrested, he decided to that he did not want to spend the majority of his life in jail like his father, so he started to take school and basketball even more seriously than he did before. 

After graduating high school, he attended the University of Alabama on a basketball scholarship.  While at the university, he studied psychology and played on the basketball team for two years before transferring to Virginia State University to finish his studies.

2 Chainz’s successful music career

After finishing school, 2 Chainz got together with an old high school friend and together, the pair formed a musical duo called Playaz Circle. When they first started the group, Epps went by the name Tity Boi and his friend went by Dollar Boy.

After a few years, however, Epps decided that he wanted to make his name more family-friendly, so he ended up changing it to 2 Chainz.

The duo had a hard time getting their foot in the door in the music world at first. However, after performing with the iconic hip-hop artist, Ludacris, the pair went on to release their first album entitled Supply and Demand  that ended up selling over 26,000 copies in the first week.

In 2012, Epps decided that he wanted to continue his career as a solo artist. He released his first solo album in March of that year and it featured his hit single No Lie  which quickly made it onto the Billboard’s Hot 100 list. The next year, Epps released his second studio album entitled B.O.A.T.S II  that sold over 60,000 copies during its first week.

After that, the iconic rapper came out with a couple more albums, including ColleGrove  and Pretty Girls Like Trap Music. So far, all of his solo albums have been to near the top of the Billboard charts shortly after their release.

What is 2 Chainz net worth?

Since starting his music career back in the early 2000s, 2 Chainz has traveled the world, performed in several sold-out arenas, and made it to the top of the music charts many times.

Not only has he had a successful music career, by he has also dabbled in other forms of entertainment as well. According to IMDb, 2 Chainz appeared in an opening scene of the hit comedy show, Two Broke Girls, and also had a small role on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

According to Celebrity Net Worth, 2 Chainz’s current net worth is around $6 million.