Lil’ Kim is a rapper and an actress who has had a charming story regarding her net worth. At the moment, she stands at $500 Thousand. However, this amount has reduced because she once got bankrupt and is getting back.
It was back in 2018 when she filed her bankruptcy after having lost her longtime residence. It was at that moment when she owed over $4 million to various creditors. The financial challenges brought her down, but we don’t know when she will fully recover from the situation.
- Celebrity name: Lil’ Kim
- Full Name: Kimberly Denise Jones
- Gender: Female
- Birth Date: July 11th, 1974
- Birth Place: Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York, United States
- Age: 46 Years
- Height: 1.5m
- Weight: 55kg
- Nationality: American
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Status: Single
- Husband: N/A
- Boyfriends: N/A
- Children: Royal Reign
- Profession: Rapper, actress, and reality television star
- Net Worth: $20 million
Lil’ Kim early life
On July 11th, 1974, Lil’ Kim was born in Bedford-Stuyvesant Neighborhood in New York. Her real name is Kimberly Denise Jones. She boasts of having an older brother by the name of Christopher. She is the daughter of Ruby and Linwood Jones.
Her parents later separated while she was nine years of age. She was, therefore, by her father, with whom they had a complicated relationship. She, therefore, ended up getting kicked out of their house.
The outcome of her getting thrown out of the house is that she started living in the streets. The school was no longer part of him. She, therefore, became a very notorious teenager. It was at that moment when she met Christopher Wallace, who is a rapper.
The rapper, therefore, inspired her career, and they also had some romantic relationships. It was at the age of 19 back in 1994 when she joined aM.A.F.I.A group based in Brooklyn. It got formed by Biggie, who happened to be its promoter too. At this point, she assumed Lil’ Kim’s name, which has been inspirational to her success.
The group did its first album named ‘Conspiracy.’ It was released in 1995 and had several reviews that played a role in achieving its success. Conspiracy sold more than 69000 copies and also featured on the theU.S. Billboard chart of the top 200.
It has three singles, which all hit. They include; Get money, Players anthem, and I Need you. In 1995, she began working on her album. She started after having a whole year practicing and learning about her solo career.
Since then, she mastered the art, and the beginning of a successful career started.
The career of Lil’ Kim
Lil’ Kim did not have much to achieve in school. She, therefore, went straight to her career in the year 1995. She started as a solo after gaining mastery from Biggy. Her first participation was on the conspiracy, which was a hit.
Her debut album got released in 1996. She called it Hardcore, and it had three singles. ‘Not Tonight’ ‘Crush on you’ and ‘No Time.’ commercially, she gained success after releasing four studio albums.
- The notoriousK.I.M.M released in 2000
- La Bella Mafia released in 2003
- The naked truth released in 2005
- Nine released in 2019
She is also a media personality who has featured severally on television. Dancing with the Stars is a show she has successfully participated in. She was a contestant in 2009 and also the Pregnant in the Heels dance in 2012.
Once more, she danced with stars in 2015, Today Show in 2016, Girls Cruise in 2019, and many others. Most of the places she actively participated in have been prosperous, and her net worth has kept growing day by day.
Lil’ Kim Awards and achievements
Lil’ Kim has been the winner of several awards. Some of them include the Grammy award, the best collabo with vocals, and the MTV Video Music award.
Some of the albums she has done include the NotoriousK.I.M.M and La Bella Mafia. Her most outstanding achievement has, however, been in working with JuniorM.A.F.I.AA.
Lil’ Kim has also chipped in on participation on T.V. shows. Some include the Pussycat Doll’s Present and its series. Such tasks have been the critical determinants of her success and growth of her net worth.
Lil’ Kim Total Net Worth
Lil’ Kim filed for bankruptcy in 2018, June 12th. She has, on a recent date, lost a mansion worthy of $3 million. She also owed $1.5 million for taxes and $667000 for delaying in paying mortgages. Total debt of $4 million was also part of what she was to lose.
Assets worth $2.5 million were also on the side of the loss. While the earnings were $18,000, she spends $10 000 on travel, $2,200 on her dressing, and $2300 on her staff’s payment. The remaining had a deduction of $6600 for a mortgage.
Her current net worth as of December 2020 stands at $500 thousand. We are yet to see how quick it will take for her to recover.
Lil’ Kim has been an excellent performer despite having a low educational background. Amidst all the challenges, she has been successful in her career. Her major challenge is, therefore, recovering from the state of bankruptcy.