American hip-hop Artist Nasir Jones's Estimated Net Worth in 2018: Salary, Career and Achievements

    Updated On 28 Jan, 2018 Published On

    Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones is an American hip-hop artist who started his career in 1991 and has sold over 25 million records worldwide. Nasir, who is better known as Nas, has released eight platinum as well as multi-platinum albums. The estimated net worth of Nas as of 2018 is over $50 million.

    Nas is also known as one of the greatest hip-hop artists of all time and also falls under the top 10 list of MTV's The Greatest MCs of All Time. He also one of the greatest lyricist of all time. Nas has his own recording label and is the associate publisher of Mass Magazine. He also owns a Fila store.

    Nasir Jones

    Nasir Jones

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    Nasir released his debut album Illmatic in 1994, which was ranked as the greatest Hip Hop album of all time. Nas was involved with Jay-Z in the highly hyped feud in the year 2001. Jones was married to Kelis Rogers from 2005 until the couple divorced in 2010

    Nas and Jay Z

    Nas and Jay Z

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    Nas also featured on the list of " The 10 Best Rappers of All Time" by Billboard. Nas, in 2010, released an album collaborated with Damian Marley and donated all the royalties to an African charity. We must say Nas is a great rapper with a big heart. 

    Nasir Jones Net Worth, Salary

    Nas, who is 44 years right now, is not just an artist, but also a record producer and an entrepreneur. Born in Brooklyn, New York, he later relocated to  Queensbridge in Long Island. He was a college dropout and used to play the trumpet and write his own lyrics at an early age.

    Nas Live

    Nas Jones Live

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     The current net worth of Nasir Jones is estimated to be around $50 million. Four years back, in 2014, Nas’ net worth stood at $20,000,000. The significant increase in his net worth is often attributed to Nasir's savvy investments. Nas has his own venture capital firm known as Queensbridge Ventures. It has made a number of investments ranging from $100 to $500,000 and receives over 100 fund pitches per month.

    His yearly salary, including the income from endorsements, is more than $2.5 million. Nas earned  $3,619,910 from  Life Is Good. His other album Untitled made him $2,941,176. Similarly, Nas’ earnings from Hip Hop Is Dead was $2,240,896, while the income from Street’s Disciple was $1,680,672.

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