Chancellor Jonathan Bennett was known by his stage name Chance the rapper born on April 16, 1993, Chicago.
He is a well-known American rapper, singer, songwriter, activist, and actor. He gained three Grammy Awards, including the award of Best album. His total Net worth estimated is $35 million, he is the highest-paid rapper of the time.
Chance born on April 16, 1993, to a father, Ken William Bennett and a mother Lisa Bennett, his father worked at the office of Senator Barack Obama and mother Lisa worked for the Illinois Attorney General.
He lived in a middle-class neighborhood. Growing up, he listened to Michaele Jackson. His parents were regularly playing music, including Billie Holiday, Sam Cooke, and many other artists.
Chance attended Jones College Prep High School, where he was a member of the Jewish Student Union. He began rapping when he was six-year-old and use his cousin studio, Bennett spent most of his junior and senior year writing for his first project “10 Day”.
This project later released when he suspended after being caught smoking cannabis.
He released many mixtapes and featured in many brands commercials, including NIKE, DOCKER, KITKAT, and many more. After the release of “Coloring Book,” he gained fame and never look back.
He married to his rumored girlfriend Kristen Corley, both the couple has two daughters, they are living in Chicago.
Career and Achievements
Growing up, his father did not support his dream. He wanted him to get a proper education rather than to be a musician. In 2011, in his early years, he recorded his first mixtape 10 DAY.
Furthermore, he released his song Window in the same year. He began to get recognition after the release of his second mixtape “Acid Rap,” and scored 63 positions on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-hop chart.
In 2013, he released single “Paranoia” for “Song from Scratch” series, and he also featured as an artist on Childish Gambino’s album. He appeared in an online video for promoting the spring collection of brand Dockers in 2014.
Chance the Rapper Personal Details
|Real Name||Chancellor Johnathan Bennett|
|Date of Birth||April 16, 1993|
|Place of Birth||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Profession / Occupation||Rapper|
Chance the Rapper Stats
|Height||6’1 feet or 183 cm|
|Weight||83 kg or 182 pounds|
|Eyes Color||Dark Brown|
Chance the Rapper Family Details
|Spouse / Wife Name||Unmarried|
|Father Name||Ken William Bennett|
|Mother Name||Lisa Bennett|
In 2015, he released his album on the American iTunes store, “Surf.” His biggest hit “Coloring Book” released in 2016, the album generated 57.3 million streams in the first week and debuted number 8 on the Billboard 200.
In 2017, he took three Grammy awards, including Best New Artist, Best Rap Album for “Coloring Book,” and Best Rap Performance for “No Problem.”
His debut studio album “The Big Day,” containing 22tracks, featured many guest artists including Ed Sheeran, PnB Rock, John Legend, and Meghan Thee Stallion.
The album debuted number 2 on the Billboard 200. He wrote his latest song “True Kinda Love “in 2019 for Steven Universe.
Chance The Rapper Net worth
Chance the rapper net worth is 35 million dollars, he earned a lot from his tour”. He also teamed up with many companies for ad campaigns.
From 2017 to 2019, the famous rapper earned around $5o million. Chance earned most of the money from his rapping career.
Although, as a beginner, he did not sign up with any label. The audience finds his music in the Apple store, Soundcloud, and music streams.
Facts About Chance the Rapper
- Chance once met Barack Obama when he was a child and told him about his dream of a rapper.
- Bennett was listed number 7 on the “Frobes30 under 30” 2015 music list.
- He is the club’s ambassador for the Chicago White Sox, and he also designed the line limited edition hats.