The once successful rapper DMX who has been in and out in prison multiple times for drugs possession, driving without license and fraud tax.
DMX is the father of fifteen children from multiple women during his marriage with ex-wife, Tashera Simmons. Today here we are revealing more about DMX’s net worth, married life, affairs, legal issues and much more!
DMX: Net Worth
DMX’s net worth is $10 million.
DMX earns most of his wealth from his music albums and songs. In his career, he has released seven studio albums and has sold over thirty million albums over the world till date.
Albums and Songs
DMX is an NYC born rapper. He has struggled a lot in the startup of his career but he gained massive popularity in the 1990s. He released his debut album in 1998 with a title It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot which became hit.
The album sold over five million copies and debuted at number one on Billboard 200 chart. He became the first rapper who released two albums in the same year as his second album Fesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood which was certified platinum and debuted topped on Billboard 200.
The third album …And Then There Was X became a famous and successful hit in 1999 which debuted at number third on Billboard 200. His single Party Up (Up in Here) was one of the most popular singles from the albums.
His fourth album The Great Depression featured his hit singles Where Tha Hood At and Get it on the Floor was his fourth consecutive album which debuted at number one on Billboard and was certified triple platinum.
Besides that, DMX also dabbles in record producing. He partnered with Def Jam Records and launched Bloodline Records which focuses on the new generation of R&B and hip-hop artists.
His fifth album Grand Champ spot top on the Billboard 200 charts. The singles: Where Tha Hood At and Get it on the floor. After he said that he planned to retire and this would be his final album.
In January 2006, Columbia Records signed to DMX and released his another album Year of the Dog…Again including his two singles, Lord Give Me A Sign and We In Here.
In 2008, DMX released his next complication album The Definition of X: The Pick of the Litter and in 2011, he dropped out another album The Best of DMX through Def Jam which featured hit singles including Where the Hood At? and X Gon’ Give It to Ya.
His song X Gon’ Give It to Ya was featured in the 2016 movie “Deadpool.” In the earlier year, DMX released his latest song “Bain Iz Back” produced by Swizz Beats.
Movies and Televisions
Apart from music, DMX is an actor and has appeared in numerous television shows and movies. He made his debut as Tommy “Buns” Bundy in the movie Belly in 1998. In that same year, he starred in the small screen as well such as The Chris Rock Show and South Park.
He starred in several movies as like Romeo Must Die, Exit Wounds, Father of Lies, Last Hour, Lords of the Street, Top Five and also made his appearances in television shows like Couples Therapy, MadTV, Half & Half, Third Watch, Black In Crew, Trippin, Chappelle’s Show and more.
He also played as himself in two documentary shows; DMX: Soul of a Man and Big Pun: The Legacy.
House and Cars
Talking about his properties, DMX sold his Arizona house for $429k back in 2009. There are no further details of his house and cars on any sites. But we are assured that the rapper has expensive cars collection in his garage.
DMX Was Married to Tashera Simmons
DMX had multiple extramarital affairs in his life. He was married to his ex-wife, Tashera Simmons in 1999. She is known as Mrs. DMX and mother of four children.
The couple legally separated from each other after they were married for 11 years. Tashera Simmons, a longtime wife of troubled rapper DMX, talked about the private struggles of her marriage. DMX was arrested multiple times for drug problems.
Dmx is the father of fifteen children. His fifteen child, a son was born from his girlfriend, Desiree Lindstrom back on 16 August 2016 in New York City. The couple named their son, Exodus Simmons.
His first child was born to Maryland resident Monique Wayne in 2004 and the second was born from a different woman at the end of 2008.
DMX has gone to prison multiple times for multiple legal issues during his musical career. He is the one who has the highest criminal records in the police station.
He was sent to prison for the first time in 1896 after he stole a dong from a junkyard but he escaped from the prison and returned home. Later he mother forced him to in and finished his sentence.
In 2000, he sentenced a 15 jail for possession of marijuana and in 2001, he served another jail sentence for driving without license and drugs.
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DMX spent 70 days in jail for violating parole released on 30 December 2005. In the year of 2015, the rapper was arrested in New York for robbery in Newark and NJ.
In the mid-2015, he was sentenced for six months in jail for not paying $400,000 in child support. In July 2017, DMX was charged with federal counts of tax fraud.
According to TMZ, DMX must pay $2.3M in compensation for tax evasion which he didn’t pay income tax from 2010 to 2015. The New York rapper was sentenced to one year in prison in March 2018 after pleading guilty in court.
DMX real name is Earl Simmons was born on December 18, 1970, in Baltimore, Maryland. Later his family relocated to Yonkers, New York where he grew up.
At a young age, his father left him and his mother. His mother was abused by his father. His mother boyfriends’ beat him so his childhood was chaotic and violent.
In his teenage, Earl had in several run-ins the law was often violent. This led him to survive on the streets and often went to jail so many time dut to drugs possessions and alcohol.
Social Media Presence
He has more than 1.4 million followers on an Instagram page and shares the pictures and videos of his work and himself. He also promoted his merch via his social media.