Tauheed Epps, usually known under his stage name 2 Chainz, was born on September 12, 1977 in College Park, Georgia, United States of America. 2 Chainz is a hip hop artist also known under the name Tity Boi, and has been active in the entertainment industry since 1991. He has been nominated for Grammy Awards four times and eleven times for BET Hip Hop Awards: four of them 2 Chainz won. Also, he has been nominated for Soul Train Awards twice and won one of them.
It has been estimated that the current net worth of 2 Chainz is as high as $2 million. Some significant sources of his income were the $223,000 2 Chainz received from the sales of his album “B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time” when 221,000 copies were sold, and $627,000 received from sales of the album entitled “Based on a T.R.U. Story” when 623,000 copies were sold.
2 Chainz Net Worth $2 Million
2 Chainz successfully graduated from North Clayton High School, where he played basketball and as such received a scholarship as a basketball player to study at and graduate from Alabama State University.
In 1997, 2 Chainz together with Dolla Boy formed a hip hop duo entitled “Playaz Circle”. The band has released five singles and two studio albums under the label Def Jam Recordings. The first album entitled “Supply & Demand” (2007) reached #1on the Rap Chart and third on the R&B chart in the United States of America. The second album entitled “Flight 360: The Takeoff” (2009) reached the seventh position on the Rap Chart in the United States of America.
Since 2011, 2 Chainz has performed as a solo artist, too. Up to date, he has released 41 singles, 43 music videos, two studio albums, seven mixtapes and eight promotional singles. The most successful singles which received certifications for sales were the following: “Mercy” (2012) with Kanye West, Big Sean and Pusha T, “No Lie” (2012) featuring Drake, “Birthday Song” (2012) featuring Kanye West, “I’m Different” (2012) and “We Own It (Fast & Furious)” (2013) with Wiz Khalifa. Both studio albums “Based on a T.R.U. Story” (2012) and “B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time” (2013) have reached the top position theon Rap chart in the United States of America. However, the first one was more successful as it also topped the main chart and R&B chart. More, according to sales it received gold certification in the USA. In 2012, he was named Rookie of the Year, was nominated for eleven BET Hip Hop Awards and won thereof them. The same year he won one Soul Train Award for the Best Hip Hop Song of the Year with his song “Mercy”. In 2013, 2 Chainz received three nominations for Grammy Awards and in 2014 he was nominated once for Grammy Award.
2 Chainz is in a long term relationship with his girlfriend Kesha, to whom he is now engaged, however, the date and place of their wedding reception hasn’t been announced yet.
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