Introduction of Bow Wow
Shad Gregory Moss is the real name of Bow Wow. He is an American rapper, actor as well as a TV host. Bow Wow appeared in the film All About the Benjamins, Bow in 2002. He immediately became popular after his first movie.
|Net Worth in $||$2 million|
|Name||Shad Gregory Moss|
|Date of Birth||9 March 1987|
|Place of Birth||Columbus, Ohio, United States|
|Profession||American rapper, actor, broadcaster and TV presenter|
|Latest Update||April 2020|
Like Mike was his second film of his career but first film as the main lead. After that he started giving good movies playing as the main lead. His movies include Johnson Family Vacation and Roll Bounce.
Early Life of Bow Wow
Shad Gregory Moss, son of Teresa Rena Caldwell and Alfonso Preston Moss, was born on 9th March 1987 in Columbus, Ohio. He started rapping at an early age and named Kids Gangsta at 6. Performing at a concert in Los Angeles in 1993, Shad was noticed by Snoop Dogg who named him Li’l Bow Wow which later changed to Bow Wow.
Shad is still known as Bow Wow in the industry. Bow Wow has a daughter Shai Moss from his wife Joie Chavis. However, the couple is not together anymore. After his marriage ended, Bow also had an affair with Erica Mena.
Bow Wow’s career started at an early age of 3. Snoop Dogg and Jermaine Dupri were the two personalities who helped him with his work. In 1999, a song sung by Bow Wow was added to a movie Wild Wild West. Bow Wow launched his first ever album in 2000 when he was only 13 years old. The album had many songs including Bow Wow That is my name showing Snoop Dogg and Bounce with Me.
In 2002, he came up with another album, Doggy Bag, which made him famous as a rapper. The album had a song Take Ya Home which ranked No. 21 on the R&B chart and No. 72 on the Hot 100. Doggy Bag gaibed massive popularity and peaked No. 2 on the R&B chart. His film Like Mike also his own track Basketball which ranked No. 25 on the rap chart.
In April 2020, he removed Li’l from his name. Now, he was Bow Wow for everyone. His song Let’s Get Down from his album Unleashed peaked No. 14 on the hot 100 and ranked No. 6 on Hot Rap chart. In 2005, he released another album Wanted which also had hit singles.
Awards and Achievements
- 2001 was indeed a very lucky year for Bow Wow. He won a Viewer’s Choice award for his song Bow Wow That’s My Name. This song also won the Billboard Music Awards for the Rap Single of the Year. He also won the Favorite Male Singer award by Nickelodeon Kida’ Choice Awards.
- His song Let Me Hold You from his album Wanted was released in 2005. This song managed to get in the Top 5 on the Hot 100.
- His work made him nominated for a bunch of other rewards as well. Although he did not win but, this shows that he gave quality songs and hit albums that were capable of being nominated.
Bow Wow Net Worth and Salary
Bow Wow’s only source of income was from the albums he made. Later on, he increased his earnings by playing roles in different films. Giving hit albums made him prominent among many TV hosts and featuring in various shows helped him increase his income. The latest update shows that Bow Wow net worth is $2 million.
Shad Gregory Moss or Bow Wow is a famous rapper, actor, and songwriter today. This was all because of his family who supported to pursue his music career. The people he met also helped him in his career and so, along with his hard work and efforts, Bow Wow managed to release famous albums which gave him recognition as a rapper.
Bow Wow is also interested in politics and is often seen talking on political issues and that way he way he always stays in front.