Tupac Shakur was one of the greatest artists of his time and achieved more in the short span of his career than most singers will accomplish over a lifetime.
Despite that his career was cut short, however, Tupac certainly accumulated quite a bit of wealth and interestingly, even after his death, has continued to earn money as if he’s alive. So what is Tupac Shakur net worth in 2018? The Squander has the scoop for you.
Tupac Shakur’s parents were actively involved in the Black Panthers and many members of his family were also part of the Black Liberation Army. As a result, Tupac grew up in a politically charged household, which he has said inspired him. Tupac Shakur famously attended the Baltimore School for the Arts, where he famously befriend Jada Pinkett.
It wasn’t until Tupac was signed to become a backup dancer for the Digital Underground that he rose to fame. The opportunity enabled him to be featured on a Digital Underground track.
It wasn’t long before Tupac Shakur then released his debut album “2Pacalypse Now,” and went on to record several solo studio albums, becoming famously signed to Suge Knight’s “Death Row Records.”
Shakur was also a prolific actor, appearing in numerous films including “Poetic Justice” and “Above the Rim.”
Despite his numerous artistic ventures, however, Tupac Shakur was also dogged by controversy and legal woes, likely to diminish his estate.
As an example, Shakur sued the Oakland Police Department for a wrongful beating against him. Despite being awarded $43,000, all of the money went to legal fees. Additionally, Tupac was sued for the wrongful death of a young boy who was passing by when Shakur’s weapon was accidentally discharged in a confrontation after a concert. The settlement was for $300,000-$500,000.
Shakur was also convicted on two counts of assault and one count of sexual abuse and assault.
So based on all of his artistic venture in combination with the legal charged that dogged him throughout his life, what is Tupac Shakur net worth in 2018? Tupac Shakur net worth is estimated to be $45 million.
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