Kendrick Lamar’s complete name is Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, who was born on 17th June 1987 in California. He has been able to achieve the position of well known Songwriter, Rapper and a leading Record Producer who is contributing to a particular genre of Hip Hop uniquely.
He went to McNair Elementary School, Vanguard Learning Center and Centennial High School to study. His girlfriend is Whitney Alford to whom he got engaged in the year 2015.
Kendrick Lamar Net Worth 2019
Kendrick Lamar owns a net worth of $45 million, as of 2019. The major source of his income is believed to be the music and his distinctive style of presentation, to his fans. Since the beginning of his career, he stayed dedicated to the name and fame which he deserved at large.
Biography of Kendrick Lamar
|Full Name||Kendrick Lamar|
|Birthdate||17th June 1987|
|Birth Place||Compton, USA|
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Overly Dedicated was his release, that made him popular and gains fame in 2010. Kendrick began his career while he was in his teens, with the popular name of K-Dot. When he released his mixtape, he got noticed by the music lovers that lead to his signing the contract with Top Dawg Entertainment which was an indie record label.
He has been an active participant of the West Coast Hip Hop Supergroup Black Hippy, which is quite famous. Kendrick chose to sign the contract with Aftermath Entertainment and Interscope Records, in 2012 and began performing in collaboration.
Recognitions & Achievements
- New King of Hip Hop is the title achieved by Kendrick.
- Kendrick has achieved the position in the list of 100 Most Influential People In The World, by Time magazine in 2016.
- In 2013, he got the title of Hottest MAC in the Game by MTV.
- His album named To Pimp A Butterfly has reached to the top position on US & UK Music Charts in 2015. In addition to which, the album was able to receive Grammy Award for Best Rap Album during the 58th Award Ceremony.
- His album named Damn was the 1st non-jazz and non- classical album to have won Pulitzer Prize for Music in 2018. The album has been recognized as a huge level, making it in the top position in US Billboard Hot 100 when released in 2017.
- His Good Kid, M.A.A.D City was a major label debut album, that gained #2 in the Billboard 200 in 2012. It also received the certification of Platinum, by RIAA.
- In total, Kendrick was honoured with 13 Grammy Awards. Breaking all the previous records, in 2014 he received the nominations under 7 categories. The following year, he was nominated under 11 categories in the Grammy Award function.
- In 2016, Kendrick achieved the position in 100 List of Most Influential People by Time magazine.
- Kendrick received a Generational Icon Award through State Senator.
- His album To Pimp A Butterfly became the Best Album in 2015. He was recognized in the list of The Greatest Rappers of All Time, in 2015 Billboard.
- Kendrick has been at the top in the list of The 20 Best Rappers in Their 20’s, for 2013- 2015- 2016.