Nas Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Awards & Achievements

Nas Net Worth

Nas Personal Details

Real NameNasir bin Olu Dara Jones
Age47 Years
Date of Birth14 September, 1973
Place of BirthCrown Heights, New York, United States
Marital StatusDivorced
Profession / OccupationAmerican rapper, songwriter, investor, and entrepreneur

Nas Body Stats

Height1.73 m
Weight80 kg
Body Type Slim
Chest Size41 inches
Biceps14 inches
Waist35 inches
Eyes ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe SizeUnknown
Dress SizeUnknown

Nas Family Details

Spouse / Wife NameKelis (m. 2005- 2010)
Father NameOlu Dara
Mother NameFannie Ann Jones
ChildrenDestiny Jones, Knight Jones
SiblingsJabari Fret (Brother)

Introduction of Nas 

Nasir bin Olu Dara James is the real name of Nas. Many people don’t know his real name as he is famous by his stage name Nas. He is the son of the famous musician Olu Dara. Nas has released 12 albums up till, many of them have been certified platinum and multi-platinum. The hip-hop singer Nas net worth shows how successful he is in his career and how much fame and money he earned throughout.

He started his music career in the year 1991. His debut album was released in 1994 by the name of Illmatic. He has been one of the top singers and rappers on the Billboard.

“I think I’ve had the longest career of strength, focus, and still being able to sell records. I think I’m that guy. I’m still blessed with the opportunity to make music and pass out a message like, ‘Life is good,’ to the world.”- Nas

Early Life of Nas

Nas was born to Olu Dara and Fannie Ann on 14 September 1973 in New York. His father was also a musician and his brother Jabari Fret is also a rapper and is associated with the music group Bravehearts. He, along with his family, shifted to Queensbridge Houses where their neighbor Willy Graham motivated him to sing seeing his interests towards music. In his early years, he wrote numerous rhymes of his own.

Nas has been into relationship with different women. He was engaged to Carmen Bryan but unfortunately their relationship ended soon. They have a daughter named Destiny Jones. After dating Mary J. for some time, Nas married Kelis from whom he had a son Knight Jones. Their relationship ended after 5 years of marriage.

“I had a pretty public divorce. They’re not easy – divorces – and it took me a long time to really get through.”- Nas


Nas released his first single in the year 1992. His struggle was really hard and after two years in 1994, he successfully released his debut album Illmatic. The Source rated this album as the best album of 1994 and Nas was appreciated and shown love for his album. After 2 years, he released his second album It Was Written. These two albums were a success and helped Nas continue his profession as a rapper.

Nas also formed a group with Foxy, AZ, and Nature by the name of The Firm. The group also released an album by the name of The Album which did not make much success and eventually the group dispersed. Nas’s third album was I Am… in the year 1999 which ranked No. 1 on the Billboard 200 music chart. Nastradamus was his fourth album in 1999, which did not get the response as his previous albums.

In the next few years, he released few more albums which include Stillmatic (2001), God’s Son (2002), Street’s Disciple (2004), Hip Hop is Dead (2006), Untitled (2008), Life is God (2012), and Nasir (2018). Nas has also appeared in few films including Belly, In Too Deep, Sacred is the Flesh, Hawaii Five-O, and Black Nativity. His collaboration album with Damian Marley was also released in 2010 by the name of Distant Relatives.

“Working with great people makes you great; you learn a lot and it also gives you the experience and confidence to move on with your own career.”- Nas

Awards and Achievements

Awards and Achievements

  • Many of Nas’s songs and albums have been nominated in the Grammy Awards however, he has never any Grammy Award up till now.
  • He won a Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Documentary for his documentary Survival 1.
  • In the year 2006, he was accolated the I Am Hip-Hop Icon Award. The same year he was nominated for the Lyricist of the Year Award but unfortunately, couldn’t achieve it.
  • In 2012, his track Daughters won the BET Hip-Hop Award for the Impact Track.

“You can’t please everybody. You’d be crazy if you’re trying to. So take some time out to do some things for yourself.”- Nas

Nas Net Worth and Salary

The latest updates show that Nas net worth today is around $70 million. He has struggled a lot in his life and worked really hard to give such hit albums. He earned a lot from his music career which is a big proof of his success.

“I think I’ve had the longest career of strength, focus, and still being able to sell records. I think I’m that guy. I’m still blessed with the opportunity to make music and pass out a message like, ‘Life is good,’ to the world.”- Nas

Bottom Line

Being in the list of top hip-hop artist is indeed a great success for Nas. Having released 12 albums and several singles made Nas one of the favorite singers and rappers of the audience.

“I definitely have plans to do more collaboration albums in the future. I’m a big fan of Common. I’m a big fan of Scarface; I’m a big fan of so many people, from Jeezy to… well, there are a lot of people’s music that I respect. I don’t know who I will collaborate with, but there’s a great chance of something happening.”- Nas

Some motivational words by Nas:

“Don’t ever give up on yourself. Keep pushing because the change of guards is what life’s all about. You’ve always got to stick with whatever you’re into because your day is going to come. Your day is destined. If you walk away from that, whether it be fear or whether you’re just giving up. The greatest sin is fear and giving up.”

Updated: February 1, 2021 — 12:35 pm