Kid Cudi has been in the business for quite some time now, and luckily he has had a successful career. Besides the music, he has other side businesses, which have contributed to his impressive net worth. This brings us to our next question; what is Kid Cudi net worth? To find out, continue reading the article!
The actual Kid Cudi net worth
The last updated version of his net worth came out in July 2022. According to that official report, Kid Cudi’s net worth is around $16 million! Kid Cudi is a brand of his own who built his career from scratch. Up till now, he has sold around 5.2 million digital singles, and he is only building his way up. Having worked with various mainstream artists like Kanye West, JayZ, and Snoop Dogg has helped him in blooming his career. Now he has quite a big and enthusiastic fandom who has always backed him up.
The main source of income is, of course, through music, but he also acts! His acting career is quite low-key, but all his roles have proven to be big ones. So, this shows that he is quite picky. In fact, many fans don’t even know that before he developed an interest in the music field, he first attended a film school. It was later that he dropped out of that institute and met Kanye West. The rest is history!
In the same year, when he signed his first record label through Kanye West, he also agreed to an HBO exclusive TV series called ‘How To Make It In America.’ He grew famous from here! But side by side, he was also managing his music career, which really took off. HBO cancelled the show after only two seasons. However, this did not leave a stain on his career, as by the time of his cancellation, he was doing pretty well.
Despite having a successful music career, he never turned away any acting opportunities. In 2013 he landed another role in ‘The Cleveland Show. He voiced the character of Devon. A year later, he appeared in Need For Speed as Benny. Although his character was not the main one, he still had some screen time. Then in 2015, Kid Cudi played the role of Alex in ‘Entourage.’ Alex was an assistant to the main character, but Cudi really enjoyed playing that character because of his personality. In 2019, Kid Cudi appeared in ‘Drunk Parents’ as a garbage truck driver. This was just a cameo, and the movie did not do well either.
Cudi was also featured in the reboot of the Bill & Ted film series. This happened in 2020, and he only had a cameo role. In the same year, he played a very different role in ‘We Are Who We Are. He played the role of a strict father and a stern army sergeant. His acting was so phenomenal that he got much praise from the audience. It proved that he could do everything!
How did Kid Cudi rise to fame?
Kid Cudi’s original name is Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi. But he goes by ‘Kid Cudi’ now. He did not have a comfortable life in his early years. In fact, his father passed away only when he was 11, which made his life even harder. He did not do well in his studies either, which made him suffer further. He wanted to go into the navy, but his past juvenile record did not allow him to do so.
After all these hardships, Cudi finally decided to do something related to rapping. To achieve this dream, he even moved to Brooklyn. It was the year 2008 when he finally launched his first mixtape. His first mixtape, ‘A Kid Named Cudi,’ was pretty good as a debut, and this is how Kanye West discovered him. West helped him in landing him a job for GOOD Music Label. This is where he learned a lot. In the same year, he also made his first TV appearance. Gradually people started loving him for his talent. In the following years, he worked tirelessly to earn himself a comfortable lifestyle. And thankfully, all his hard work paid off. He released a lot of songs which all went on to become major hits.
Recently he paid $7.7 million for his home. It is located in California in a gated community! From this, we can deduce his lifestyle. So, that was a brief overview of Kid Cudi net worth and how he rose to fame. In case of any more questions, please drop them down in the comments below!