Big Sean is a rapper song writer and a singer who came to the limelight after being signed on by a fellow rapper Kanye West to his label GOOD Music back in 2007. He is among the most popular rappers today and even though he has been on the rap scene since 2011 unlike many artists he has quickly shot up to a record breaking artist.
Big Sean has collaborated with bigwigs of the industry such as Jay Z and Kanye West who have contributed largely to his growth as an artist. Today we are going to look at Big Sean net worth 2018, uncover Big Sean’s millionaire lifestyle and reveal things probably you don’t know about Big Sean.
Big Sean Biography & career
Sean Michael Leonard Anderson better known by his professional name as Big Sean was born in 1988 in Santa Monica, California. He is the son of James and Marya Anderson where he was raised in Detroit, Michigan by his mother and grandma. He studied at Detroit Waldorf School and graduated from Cass Technical High School where his passion in music arose.
Big Sean dated singer Arianna Grande back in 2014 and it only lasted for 8 months but before then he used to date other women such as Ashley Marie, Naya Rivera, and currently he is courting Jhene Aiko since 2016.
His success in music can be credited to Kanye West who recognised his talent in 2005 and introduced him to the industry by signing him to his studio, GOOD Music Label. He went on to launch his first album, ‘Finally Famous’ in 2007 where one of its single, ‘Get’cha Some’ debuted in many places including in the media. What followed was the release of his two albums which were; UKNOWBIGSEAN 2009 (included singles like; ‘Get’cha Some’, ‘Million Dollars’ and ‘Supa Dupa’) and Finally Famous Vol. 3: BIG 2010 which consisted of 20 songs. After collaborating with many artists, he finally launched his fourth album, ‘Detroit’ which debuted in 2012.
He gained more prominence after releasing, ‘Hall of Fame’ in 2013 which included debut songs like; ‘Switch Up’, ‘Guap’, ‘Beware’, ‘Ashley’ and ‘Fire’. His next album, ‘Dark Sky Paradise’ debuted in 2015 and most of its singles have topped the Billboard Records at no.1. In addition, the album was certified platinum by RIAA. ‘I Decided’, a song included the album, ‘Bounce Back’, also debuted in the US charts and was certified gold by RIAA. The song also sold highly becoming his best-selling single of all time. Big Sean has been signed in many studios including the GOOD Music 2007, Def jam Recordings 2008, and now, he is currently signed to Roc Nation since 2014.
In his career he has worked with notable artists like; Chris Brown, Mike Posner, Wiz Khalifa, Kanye West and Arianna Grande. His recent project included; his single ‘Pull Up n Wreck’ which was released on November this year and his mix tape ‘Double or Nothing’ which was also released later in December, 2017.
On awards and achievements: Big Sean has been nominated in many awards totaling to 37 and has won 12 awards to date. Some of the awards he has won are 2 BET Awards, 6 BET Hip Hop Awards, 2 MTV Video Music Awards, 1 Soul Train Music Award, and 1 YouTube Music Award.
Big Sean Net Worth
Big Sean net worth currently stands at $16 million as of the date of writing. Back in 2017 Big Sean net worth was around $12 million but he has registered an increase of $2 million but it has been contributed by his Bounce Back album going Platinum in 2017.Other than earning from music sales and concert tours Big Sean net worth in 2018 has also been boosted by endorsement deals with companies such as Adidas and personal business ventures such as brand of games-shoe, ‘Detroit Player’ and his clothe line, ‘Aura Gold’ where he also grosses his income from.
6 Facts You Need To Know About Big Sean
Today rapper Big Sean can be called among the biggest names in the industry and through his dedication the Detroit native has made a mark in the music circles. Well, how conversant are you with Big Sean? Here are a few things am sure probably you don’t know about big Sean
1. He graduated from Cass Technical High school with 3.7 GPA.
2. He met Kanye West for the very first time at Detroit radio Station.
3. He is a humanitarian as he has a heart of giving for he has established a Sean Anderson Foundation meant to assist in areas of education health and generally the wellbeing of Detroit Area School aged youth.
4. In Detroit June 29 2017 was declared Big Sean Day.
5. He Meditates a lot and attributes his success to meditation.
6. He used tuition money to record which is a move that payed off anyway.
At his late 20’s, the Supa Dupa hit maker has managed to secure a place in the music industry where he is considered to be among the best rappers. And the fact that he is still not showing any signs of slowing down, we can expect more from him even a higher net worth figures by end of 2018.