Lil Kim Net Worth, Wiki, Bio, Age, Height, Real Name
In this article we will know all about Lil Kim Net Worth, Wiki, Bio, Age, Height and Real Name. She is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, model, actress and a philanthropist too. She too followed the trend of renaming herself to Lil Kim just like Lil Toenail and King Lil G and also many others. Kim’s music style is freestyle rap and hip-hop.
During her teens, Kim’s music was heavily influenced by fellow female hip-hop artists like MC Lyte and The Lady of Rage. She had a very rough past as she had to live much of her adolescent life on the streets. Reason being, that she was expelled from her home. Lets know more about Lil Kim Net Worth, Wiki, Bio, Age, Height and Real Name.
Lil Kim Wiki
Lil Kim (born Kimberly Denise Jones) was born on the 11th of July, 1975 in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighbourhood of Brooklyn, New York. She is the second child of Linwood Jones, a former U.S Marine and Ruby Jones (later Ruby Jones-Mitchell). She also has an elder brother named Christopher.
Kim attended the Queen of All Saints Elementary School in Brooklyn. However, her parents separated while she was only 9-years old and her custody went to her father. She didn’t have a very nice relationship with her father which resulted in Kim being kicked out of her house by her father.
She had no place to live, so she dropped out of high school and started living on the streets.
Kim graduated from Sarah J. Hale Vocational High School and Brooklyn College Academy.
Lil Kim Career Life
Kim met The Notorious B.I.G. aka Biggie Smalls (born Christopher Wallace) while she was only a teenager. This was a turning point in her life in both personal and artistic way. In 1994, B.I.G. introduced Junior M.A.F.I.A which included Kim who was only 19 at that time. The group’s first and only album “Conspiracy” was released in 1995. Its success led Kim to quit the group and begin her own solo career as her popularity increased rapidly.
Kim released her debut solo album, “Hard Core” in November, 1996. The album was a huge success and debuted at #11 on Billboard 200. She then released three more studio albums over the years and they too received critical acclaim. Her albums always charted amongst the Top 15 on the Billboard 200.
— Lil’ Kim (@LilKim) March 18, 2019
Lil Kim Net Worth and Personal Life
Lil Kim Net Worth is estimated to be around $25 million according to a survey from last year. Her major income comes from her various endorsements and her fashion line which she owns.
Over the years, Jones had several on and off relationships. She first dated Shawn Powell during her teens. The couple even got engaged while Powell was sentenced to prison for robbery.
The couple then split and Jones started dating Wallace (B.I.G) until his death in 1997. Three days prior to his death, Wallace called Jones to express his love for her. She then dated Damion “World” Hardy from 2002-03. During this time, Jones was also a victim of physical abuse. She then dated record producer Scott Storch but she broke-up with him only after two months.
In 2007, Jones briefly dated Ray J and on June 9, 2014 she gave birth to a baby girl whom she named Royal Reign.