Nipsey Hussle was an American rapper, activist, and entrepreneur. Nipsey Hussle was an actor and composer too, who is known for Grand Theft Auto V (2013), Love Chronicles: Secrets Revealed (2010), and Caged Animal (2010).

Early life

Nipsey Hussle was born on August 15, 1985, in the Crenshaw neighborhood, Los Angeles, California, United States Of America. His real name was Ermias Joseph Asghedom.

His father was Dawit Asghedom and his mother was Angelique Smith. Moreover, his parents were immigrants from the African state of Eritrea. He was raised in the middle of a violent atmosphere. There is no information regarding his parent’s profession.

Nipsey Hussle had two other siblings; Samiel Ghebrehet Asghedom and Samantha Smith. He belonged to the African-American ethnicity. He follows Christianity.

Talking about his educational status, he completed his schooling at Alexander Hamilton High School. He also went to college but later dropped out.

Nipsey Hussle – Death

Nipsey died on March 31, 2019. The cause of his death was not natural. He was assassinated. The murderer shot him multiple times till death in front of his store, Marathon Clothing. Personal enmity was the reason behind his death.

Professional life

Nipsey had a craze for rap and a passion for music from his childhood. But he could only fully concentrate on his music career after he returned from Eritrea.  He first released the first mix tape, titled Slauson Boy Volume 1 in 2005.

This step helped him to attract the attention of the music industry. He later released more mixtapes like “Bullets Ain’t Got No Name Vol.2”, vol 3.

After their success, he established his label and started entrepreneurship. He continued to release mixtapes further from there.

They are ‘The Marathon’, ‘The Marathon Continues’, ‘Victory Lap’, ‘Mailbox Money’ in 2014, ‘Slauson Boy Volume 2’ in 2016, ‘Famous Lies and Unpopular Truths’, in 2016, and ‘No Pressure’ in 2017.

Especially, his songs mainly focus on the subject of violence and keep youths away from it. He even provides messages time and again from different means. He has even founded a record label and a flagship store as a symbol of economic self-sufficiency.

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Caption: Nipsey Hussle performing (Source: Billboard)

In 2017, he even opened the Marathon Clothing store. Nipsey has played in movies like I Tried, and Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. He was destined for megastardom as an artist, an entrepreneur, and an activist.

In his brief life, he had Victory Lap as his only major commercial release. However, his contribution has continued to reverberate throughout hip-hop culture even after his death.

Nipsey Hussle –  Net worth 2024

Nipsey Hussle lived a respectable and famous life until his death. The fame remains through his works. He had a net worth of around $8 million US Dollars.


Moreover, he was nominated for different awards on different occasions. He received an award for Best Rap Performance in 2020 by Grammy Awards.

Personal life

During his death, he was not married but was in a relationship. He has been in relation with actress Lauren London since 2013. They had a son Kross Asghedom together. Moreover, he was in relation with Tanish Foster also before it. He had a daughter Emani from that relationship.

Nipsey Hussle – Body Measurements

Nipsey Hussle had a very unique personality both regarding his talent and his appearances too. He is 6 feet and 3 inches taller. He weighs 78 kg. The color of his hair was black and he had black-colored eyes too. Moreover, there is no information about his total body measurement.

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Caption: Nipsey Hussle with Lauren London (Source: Oprah Daily)

Social Media

Nipsey Hussle was active publicly through various social media. He has a Facebook page that has lots of followers. His Instagram account @nipseyhussle has 5.8 million followers.

Moreover, 918.2k fans follow him on Twitter under the account @NipseyHussle. To add to the list, his YouTube channel has a huge 2.25 million subscribers.