Meek Mill – Net Worth, Career Ups and Downs

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By David

Real Name:Robert Rihmeek Williams
Birthday:May 6, 1987
Net Worth$20 million
Height:188 cm
Occupation:American Rapper, Songwriter, Activist

Meek Mill is one of the more famous rappers in America. He serves as an inspiration for many young and aspiring rappers. And thanks to his Dream Chase Records, he helps them achieve their dreams. Born in 1987, Meek is now in his adult mature years. He achieves success with every new single, mixtape, and studio album. So, how much is Meek Mill’s wealth? And how did he achieve it?

Let’s take a look. As of September 2020, Meek Mill’s cash flow is more than $20 million. This is his career path.

Career Ups and Downs

Born in 1987 as Robert Rahmeek Williams, the rapper has an older sister. He grew up with a single mother. His mother grew up in poverty. Meek had a similar path to his mother. When he was just five years old, his father got killed during an attempted robbery. After the death, his mother moved the family to North Philadelphia. There, they lived in a three-bedroom apartment on Berks Street.

Meek and his family had little to no money. His mother worked jobs like cutting hair to feed her family. She even did some shoplifting. Meek showed shyness as a kid. He didn’t talk to many people. The one person he related to was his uncle on his father’s side. Grandmaster Nell, the pioneering DJ, left a huge impact on Meek’s life. His uncle influenced Will Smith, so Meek started listening to rap.

As a teenager, Mill took part in rap battles. He used the pseudonym Meek Millz. During his teenage years, Robert stayed up late to write phrases and verses in his notebook. Together with three friends, he formed the rap group The Blooodhoundz. They brought blank CDs and encouraged friends to burn the group’s songs and give them out. At the age of 18, Meek got arrested for illegal possession of a firearm.

The young rapper started releasing mixtapes in the mid-2000s. His first big hit was Flamerz. Meek released the mixtape in 2007 after spending a year in jail.

That mixtape and the next one caught the attention of Grand Hustle Records and Warner Brothers Records. But before signing a deal, he got arrested again and spent seven months in jail. He then signed with Maybach Music Group.

In 2012, Meek released his debut studio album Dreams and Nightmares. It reached Number 1 on the US Rap and US Hip Hop charts. And it peaked at Number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Three years later, Mill released his second album, Dreams Worth More than Money. Again, he reached Number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, US Rap, and US Hip Hop chart.

Meek continued his successful career with another album in 2017. Titled Wins & Loses, the third album reached Number 2 on the US Rap and US Hip Hop chart. Mill also has four compilation albums and nine mixtapes.

In March 2017, he got arrested at an airport in St. Louis for assaulting two pedestrians. And in November the same year, he got sentenced to two to four years in state prison for violating his parole. He served five months at the State Correctional Institution before getting released while his trial continues.

In August 2019, a documentary about his battle with the criminal justice system got released. Titled Free Meek, the documentary appeared on Prime Video. And the rapper served as the executive producer on the series.

Meek dated Nicki Minaj from 2015 to 2017. The two started their relationship during Minaj’s World Tour in 2015.

In 2018 Meek and Jay-Z founded the REFORM Alliance Foundation. Their goal is to reform the criminal justice system, mainly probation and parole.

Net Worth

Meek Mill sold more than half a million copies of his music so far. Between September 2017 and 2018 he earned more than $15 million. That made him one of the 20 highest-paid rappers in the world. And he doesn’t stop there.

Meek Mill earns from his music and records sales mainly. But he has other sources of income as well. For starters, he has endorsement deals with Amazon and Puma.

So far, he has released four studio albums and nine mixtapes. His last studio album, Championships, broke almost every personal record.

In 2012 and 2019 he went on a nationwide tour. And he also went on a tour with Nicki Minaj in 2015. His successful music career helped him earn some acting roles as well. In 2012 he appeared in the movie Charm City Kings.

In October 2012, he launched his own record label imprint, Dream Chasers Records. In July 2019, he announced a joint venture with Roc Nation. He is way beyond signing artists and releasing music. Meek Mill wants to help almost every individual in America achieve his dream through music.

As of September 2020, Meek Mill’s fortune is more than $20 million. And like fellow rappers, he indulges in fine autos. His garage is full of luxury cars.

He has the Flying Spur, the crème de la crème of sports saloons. And that is not his only Bentley. Other luxury cars in his garage include the Rolls-Royce Phantom, Mercedes Maybach, Aston Martin Rapide, and many more. With earnings of more than $10 to $15 million per year, he can certainly afford some luxury.