Master P is probably best known as a rapper. However, he is more than that, he is a record producer, movie producer, businessman, philanthropist, and in his younger days, a basketball player. He released more than ten studio albums, and some of them received triple or four times platinum. The most popular albums of his are “Ghetto D” and “Last Don”. Also, he served as producer to many films that earned millions of dollars. Now, we will present you with his biography and his net worth as of 2019.
Master P was born in New Orleans in 1969. His real name is Percy Robert Miller. He was the oldest child, and he has four other siblings. His two brothers are also in the music business, and both of them are platinum-selling artists. They are more known as Silkk The Shocker and C-Murder. He attended Warren Easton High School. He played basketball professionally for his school. This earned him a scholarship for the University of Houston. Pretty soon, he dropped out of college.
After the death of his grandfather, he inherited $10k and decided to open a store, which he named No Limit Records. That store was a famous one in California. Today, he is divorced, but he was married to his ex-wife Sonya, they were in marriage from 1989 to 2014. They have seven children together. On several occasions, he stated that his kids are the best thing that happened to him.
His first album was released back in 1991, and it was named “Get Away Clean”. In the period from 1992 to 1995, he released three more studio solo albums ”Mama`s Bad Boy”, “The Ghettos Tryin to Kill Me!”, and “Ways to die”. In the same period, he recorded and released two more albums with his group called TRU, “Who`s da Killer” from 1993, and “True” from 1995.
He became popular after the release of his album “Ice Cream Man”, and later with “Ghetto D”, which was awarded 3x platinum, and it was on the first position on Billboard 200. The best-known songs from this album were “I Miss My Homies” and “Make `Em Say Uhh!”. His fourth album “Last Don” is his best-selling one and earned 4x platinum.
Besides music, he appeared on several movies and TV shows. Also, he is known as a businessman who invests money in car rims, movies, music, real estate, clothing lines, fast food franchises, cable television, gas stations, etc. One of the most interesting things about him is that he is the founder of Global Mixed Gender Basketball. Also, he is the owner of the New Orleans Gators franchise.
Most of his money was made through music. All of his albums were popular, and, as we already said, they were sold in millions of copies. Plus, his appearances in many TV shows and movies earned him a few bucks. For sure, he is one of the richest people in the hip-hop business.
His net worth is estimated at $375 million. However, there are no signs that he will stop, so, we can expect that his net worth will be even higher next year.