Are you a fan of Bow Wow, a multi-talent artist? Why we call him multi-talent is because he made himself in the entertainment industry with multiple professions. You may already know that Bow Wow is well-known as a rapper, actor and also television host. So, it doesn’t wonder if people name him as multi-talent artist.
As a popular American rapper, of course, a lot of fans are curious about his net worth. Is his net worth fantastic? As you know, most American rappers are categorized as the richest artists in the entertainment industry. So, let’s see his net worth and career journey on our post below!
Bow Wow Net Worth
As of 2021, Bow Wow’s net worth is approximately $1.5 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. His two major incomes are his career in music and acting.
Here’s a list of Bow Wow’s Salary and Earnings per year:
|January 2013||Earnings from his hosting gig, 10th Park||$1,000,000|
|June 2012||Salary for Allegiance||$500,000|
|April 2011||Salary for Madea’s Big Happy Family||$650,000|
|August 2010||Salary for Lottery Ticket||$1,000,000|
|December 2009||Salar for Hurricane Season||$200,000|
|January 2009||Record Sales: Estimated album sales of New Jack City II||$200,000|
|June 2006||Salary for Fast and Furious; Tokyo Drift||$500,000|
|January 2006||Record Sales: Estimated album sales of the Price of Fame||$800,000|
|January 2005||Record Sales: Estimated album sales of the Wanted||$958,000|
|April 2004||Salary for Johnson’s Family Vacation||$750,000|
|January 2003||Record Sales: Estimated album sales of the Unleashed||$774,000|
|July 2002||Salary for Like Mike||$1,000,000|
|January 2001||Record Sales: Estimated album sales of the Doggy Bag||$1,100,000|
|January 2000||Record Sales: Estimated album sales of the Deware of Dog||$2,700,000|
What Makes Bow Wow So Famous?
Bow Wow marked the entertainment industry with his multiple jobs; rapper, actor and also television host. He began his career in music when he was 13 years old. In 2010, he shifted his focus away from music and toward other fields of entertainment.
By 2019, Bow Wow became a host of BET’s popular music show 106 & Park alongside Angela Simmons, Miss Mykie, Keshia Chante, Paigion and Shorty da Prince. Since 2017, he has been a main cast member on Growing Up Hip-Hop: Atlanta that gives viewers an inside look at how rappers and other people in the industry manage their home lives on top of their careers.
Bow Wow has shared the screen over the years with other stars including Lil’ Mama, Waka Flocka Flame and Da Brat. Well, in his first debut at very young age, he was known as ‘Lil Bow Wow’. Then, Bow Wow ventured into acting, after achieving success in the music world.
Bow Wow’s Music Career
Bow Wow burst on to the scene when he was 13 years old with his debut album Beware of Dog in 2000 which became an enormous hit with record sales of more than 3 million copies until 2009. The songs on this album include ‘Ghetto Girls’, ‘Bounce With Me’ featuring R&B group Xscape, and ‘Puppy Love’ with Jagged Edge.
Bow Wow came up as a portege of Snoop Dogg who was featured on his chart-topping song ‘Bow Wow (That’s My Name)’. This album was certified double platinum in less than a year with over two million copies sold.
Following his success of debut album, Bow Wow eventually released his second album ‘Doggy Bag’ by 2002 which sold more than 1.1 copies in the U.S. Some popular songs on this album include ‘Take Ya Home’, ‘Thank You’ and ‘Basketball’ song which featured in the soundtrack of his film ‘Like Mike’.
His fourth album ‘Wanted’ was dropped in 2005 and also received Platinum certification. In fact, he continued to release music throughout the 2000s including the Billboard Hot 100 hit ‘Let Me Hold You’ with Omarion.
His song titled ‘Like You’ featuring his then-girlfriend Ciara secured top positions on Billboard Hot Rap Tracks and Billboard 200 that prove his potential as a rapper and sold nearly 1 million copies in the U.S.
In 2010, Bow Wow also released a compilation album titled ‘The Very Best of Bow Wow’. Well, all of them fared pretty well and made him a famous rap artist.
Here’s a list of Bow Wow’s albums:
- Beware Of Dog (2000)
- Doggy Bag (2001)
- Unleashed (2003)
- The Price Of Fame (2006)
- Wanted (2005)
- The Price of Fame (2006)
- New Jack City II (2009)
- NYLTH (2017)
- Underrated, Face Off (with Omarion, 2007)
Bow Wow’s Acting Career
Aside from being a rapper, Bow Wow has also made his name as an actor. His film debut in 2002 is ‘Like Mike’. He made his acting career on other films including Hurricane Season, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift and Roll Bounce.
Bow Wow then joined the cast of HBO’s Entourage and starred in the 2010 comedy film ‘Lottery Ticket with Ice Cube’. He is set to reprise his Fast and Furious role in F9 and release his final album ‘Before 20’ in 2021.
Here’s a list of Bow Wow films:
- Like Mike (2002)
- Roll Bounce (2005)
- Johnson Family Vacation, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
- Lottery Ticket (2010)
- Scary Movie 5 (2013)
- Allegiance (2013)
Bow Wow’s Life
Bow Wow or also known as ‘Shad Moss’, ‘Lil Bow Wow’, ‘JD pres’, ‘Shad Gregory Moss’ was born on March 9, 1987 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. His father, Alfonso Preston Moss abandoned the family and he never saw him since his birth.
Bow Wow was raised by his mother in Reynoldsburg, Teresa Rena Caldwell, alongside his step father Rodney Caldwell and his step-sisters Erica and Jasarah. She was very supportive of Bow Wow’s passion for music. She began to take Bow Wow to talent competitions around his hometown when he was 5 years old.
Here’s a list of personal details for Bow Wow:
- Full Name: Bow Wow
- Net Worth: $3 Million
- Date Of Birth: March 9, 1987
- Place Of Birth: Columbus, Ohio, United States
- Height: 5 ft 6 in (1.7 m)
- Profession: Rapper, Actor, Television Show Host, Record producer
- Nationality: American
- Children: Shai Moss
- Parents: Teresa Caldwell, Alfonso Moss
- Siblings: Erica Caldwell, Erica Caldwell
- Partner: Joie Chavis, Erica Mena
- BET Awards,
- Billboard Music Awards – Rap Single of the Year (2001),
- Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Awards
- Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards – Favorite Male Singer (2001)
- Bad Boy
- So So De
- Cash Money