Chance The Rapper Biography

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Chance The Rapper
Chance The Rapper
Full Name/Real Name/Birth Name: Chancelor Jonathan Bennett
Parents: Ken Bennett, Lisa Bennett
How Old is Chance The Rapper?/Age: 26 years
Birth Date: 16 April 1993
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Education: Jones College Prep
How Tall is Chance The Rapper?/Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 82 kg
Nationality: American
Religion: Christianity
Famous for: Releasing his second mixtape, Acid Rap
Profession: Rapper, singer, songwriter, actor and activist
Years Active: ‎2011–present
Instruments: ‎Vocals; piano
Net Worth in 2019: $35 Million
Last Updated: 25th August 2019

The 26-year-old’s rise to stardom is exceptional because he hasn’t followed a typical path to triumph in music like everyone else which begs the question what’s Chance The Rapper net worth is?. Chance the Rapper is an American rapper, a songwriter, an actor, record producer and a humanitarian.

What makes him unique than anyone else is his style of continuously supplying the world with free music as he has never sold a single physical album in his career. Shockingly Chance The Rapper is perhaps the most successful entirely independent musician in the world today as he has never signed with any record label and his music is distributed through streaming services where he has millions of followers.

Today we are going to look at Chance The Rapper bio, his net worth, how he makes his money and a few things you probably don’t know about Chance the Rapper such as his invitation to White House thrice by President Obama.

Chance The Rapper Bio-Wiki, Real Name, Birthday, Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity & Religion

Chancellor Jonathan Bennett hails from Chicago Illinois where he was born in 1993. He is the son of Ken Williams- Bennett, a former aide of Barack Obama who was then a senator. His mother works at the office of Illinois Attorney General as a secretary. He attended Jones College Prep High School where he used to perform poorly in academics.

How old is Chance The Rapper? His Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

As of 25th August 2019, Chance The Rapper is 26 years old. He is 1.78 m tall and Chance The rapper weighs 82 kilograms which gives him a Body Mass Index of 18.9, which means his weight is normal.  He is a Christian and refers to Jesus Christ in many of his songs.

Personal Life: Is Chance The Rapper Married? Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife, Family & Children

Chance The Rapper in 2013 dated a girl by name Kirsten Corley and in 2015 Corley gave birth to their daughter, Kensli. Around May 2016 the couple separated and Corley filed for child support which it was settled out of court in 2017. Chance The Rapper, born Chancelor Jonathan Bennett, married Kirsten Corley in March 2019 in what looked like a stunning ceremony at the Pelican Hill resort in Newport Beach, Calif.

Chance The Rapper and his wife Kirsten Corley
Chance The Rapper and his wife Kirsten Corley

Chance The Rapper Relationship Statistics

What is Chance The Rapper marital status? Is he married? Married
Is Chance The Rapper having any relationship affair? No
Is Chance The Rapper Gay? No
Who is Chance The Rapper’s Spouse? (name): Kirsten Corley (m. 2019)
Does Chance The Rapper Have Any Kids? Yes (Kensli Bennett)

Professional Career

Chance The Rapper music career kick-started early back in high school after he was suspended in his senior year for 10 days having been caught with Marijuana. During the 10 day period, he recorded a mixtape titled 10 Day which he released in 2012. Upon its release, it garnered significant buzz and captured the attention of many music media outlets. The mixtape was released on DatPiff and MixtapeMonkey.

Before releasing his second mixtape he was featured on the sixth mixtape of Childish Gambino titled Royalty released on 2012. In 2013 Chance the Rapper released his second mixtape titled Acid Rap and as of today, it has been downloaded more than a million times. The mixtape also received a score of 86 and a nomination on 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards in the category of Best Mixtape. Other than the two mixtapes Chance The Rapper has released two more that’s Coloring Book released in 2016 and Surf which they collaborated with The Social Experiment release it on 2015.

Other than music Chance The Rapper has done some television and film work, and some of his latest works include host for Wild ‘N Out 2017 and Saturday Night Live 2017. He took the role of Marcus and Victor in Clapping for the Wrong Reasons 2013 and Mr. Happy 2015 respectively.

Awards & achievements

On awards & achievements, Chance The Rapper has won 2 BET Awards, 2 BET Hip Hop Awards, 3 Grammy Awards, 2 iHeartRadio Music Awards, 1 NAACP Image Awards, and 2 Teen Choice Awards.

Chance The Rapper Net Worth, Salary & Income in 2019

Chance The Rapper Net Worth
Chance The Rapper Net Worth

As of August 2019, Chance The Rapper net worth is estimated to be a healthy $35 million. He is one of the highest paid hip-hop artists and he made it to no 15 on celebrity 100 earnings newcomers. But just how does Chance The Rapper make his money considering he has never sold a physical album and all his music is distributed freely on streaming services? Well, his music ubiquity has been a source of cashing in on lucrative endorsement deals working for companies such as Kik Kat, Apple, H&M, Nike and others. He also makes money from streaming music, and concert tours.

10 facts you need to know about Chance The Rapper

Chance The Rapper made it on the music industry on his own and he has become a household name on his own hence it’s interesting to explore more on a few things you probably don’t know about Chance The Rapper.

1. Did you know his third mixtape titled Coloring Book is the first stream record to make it on the Billboard 200?

2. Chance The Rapper has been invited to the White House three times by the former US president Barack Obama.

3. In his fourth grade he won the Michael Jackson talent show.

4. Chance The Rapper is the first Independent artist to ever perform on Saturday Night Live.

5. Have you ever wondered why he gives out his music for free? Well it’s because he doesn’t want to put a limit on his music.

6. He is not signed to any label at all.

7. He loves wearing hats and caps have become his signature.

8. His favorite composer is none other but Kirk Franklin.

9. Chance the Rapper shares a birthday with Akon.

10. One of his businesses is farming tobacco and he owns several tobacco farmlands in North Carolina.

Chance The Rapper net worth in upcoming years undoubtedly will be higher considering he is making an average of $30 million annually. We hope this year he will drop something hopefully his debut studio album.

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