Celebrated Name: Nas
Real Name/Full Name: Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones
Parents: Father – Charles Jones III
Mother – Fannie Ann
Age: 48 years old
Birth Date: 14 September 1973
Dead or Alive: He is Alive and Kicking, Not Dead.
Birthplace: Crown Heights, New York, United States
Education: School Dropout
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: African-American
Religion: Unclear
Height: In centimeters – 173 cm
In meters – 1.73 m
In Feet Inches – 5ft 8in
Weight: In Kilograms – 62 Kg
In lbs – 136 lbs
Body Type: Average
Famous For: He became a dominant voice in 1990s East Coast hip-hop. Nas built a reputation as an expressive chronicler of inner-city street life.
Profession: American rapper, songwriter, record producer and entrepreneur
Net Worth in 2021: $75 Million
Last Updated: 20th October 2021

How much does Nas earn? And exactly what’s Nas net worth value as of 2021? Nas is a musician, record producer, actor and businessman. Unknown to many, he is also a protagonist and a mentor of a music program for people who have completed school.

The American based hip-hop artist is known for launching eight debut mixtapes that have been certified both as platinum and double platinum by RIAA. Today he might not be among the biggest names in hip-hop circles, but he is a bigwig when it comes to business thanks to his firm Queensbridge Venture Partners which might soon land him in a position of being the first hip-hop billionaire. So here is, what’s Nas current net worth in 2019, and what else don’t you know about Nas?

Bio-Wiki, Real Name, Birthday, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity & Religion

Nas whose real name is Nassir Bin Olu Dara Jones was born in 1973 in Brooklyn, New York to a musician dad, Charles Jones III and his mum, Fannie Ann who moiled at a mail service. Coming from a family of musicians, his brother, Jabari Fret is also a renowned hip-hop artist. Talking of his nationality, he is an American, while his ethnicity is African-American, and his religious view is unclear.

Education: School, College, University

In 1985, Nas relinquished out of school during his 8th standard due to his parents’ separation.

Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurements, Dead or Alive

Nas was born on 14 September 1973, making his age 48 years old as of 20th October 2021. He is alive and kicking, not dead. His height is 1.73 m tall, and he has a body weight of 62 Kg. His body type is Average.

Is Nas Married? Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife & Children

Nas has been in and out of several relationships, but he is also a father of Destiny (1994) whom he got with his former girlfriend, Carmen Bryan and they broke up after she cheated with rapper Jay-Z. He also wedded Kelis in 2005, and they bore a son, Knight (2009) and later divorced in 2010.

Nas With Ex Wife, Kelis
Nas With Ex-Wife, Kelis

Relationship Statistics

Marital status: Is he married/divorced/single or in a relationship? Divorced
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Who is he Dating in 2021? Name of Girlfriend: N/A
Is Nas Gay? No
Who is his Partner? N/A
Who is his current wife in 2021? (Name) N/A
Who is his Ex-Spouse(s)‎? (Name) Kelis (m. 2005–2010)
Does he have any children? Yes (Destiny Jones, Knight Jones)

Professional Career

He began his career with his stage name, ‘Kid Wave’ before changing it to his new professional name, ‘Nas’. He started as an underground artist in the late ’80s where he didn’t release his songs officially. Nas first entertained on a live show and was later signed in to Columbian label in 1992, where he released his song, ‘Halftime’. His breakthrough came in 1994 after launching, ‘Illmatic’ which received much acclamation and also topped the Billboard Charts.

After his success, he got signed to Aftermath Studio where he released singles like, ’Dissing’ and collaborated with other artists. In 2001, Nas and Jay-Z conflicted due to relationship issues, and he went on to release, ‘Ether’ which responded to Jay-Z’s criticism. Nas is currently signed to his label, Mass Appeal and to date he has released mixtapes like Stillmatic (2001), God’s Son (2002), Street’s Disciple (2004), Hip Hop Is Dead (2006), Untitled (2008) and Life Is Good (2012). His recent project was in 2012 when he got himself a private documented platform where he tells more about his lines and gives reviews of his favourite lyrics from other artists.

Nas has made acting debut with the film Black Nativity 2013, Nas: Time Is Illmatic 2014, The Get Down 2016 among others. As of today, he has collaborated with several notable names in the music industry such as The Game, Dj Khaled, Will.I.Am and many more.

Awards & Achievements

On Awards &Achievements Nas has received many nominations including 13 Grammy Awards and has won 2 Bet Hip Hop Awards and 1 Sports Emmy Award in different categories.

Nas Net Worth and Salary in 2021


As of October 2021, Nas net worth is estimated to be about $75 million. His net worth figures have been contributed largely by music sales as many of his albums have been certified Platinum to date, and as of 2021 he has sold over 25 million records worldwide.

Apart from music, there rumours he might be wealthy super-rich to the point of being the first billionaire based on his company firm Queensbridge Venture Partners investments. His company has invested in companies such as Rap Genius, Lyft, Dropbox, SeatGeek, and LANDR, to name a few and others and if they go public, he is set to be a billionaire.

The L.A.-based company Queensbridge Venture Partners investments, in which he serves as a founding partner, One of their recent startup investments, Ring, was picked up by Amazon for a reported $1.2 billion in February 2018. Other of Nas worth booster is his studio, game shoe shop Fila and his investments in Appeal Magazine and endorsement deals with companies such as Hennessey.

6 Lesser-Known Facts you need to know about

Being a fan of Nas and maybe having watched Time Is Illmatic documentary you might say courageously that you know everything there is to know about Nas. However, if you consider yourself as a hip-hop historian then read six facts you probably don’t know about Nas.

1. He once hailed insults to 2Pac on a DJ Clue mixtape.

2. In 1996, 2Pac and Nas met at MTV VMAs, and it didn’t go so well as they confronted each other.

3. Jay Z reconciled with Nas all thanks to Biggies former manager Mark Pitts.

4. Have you ever looked at the cover of Illmatic? Well, originally it was supposed to have Nas hold Jesus Christ in a headlock.

5. The Netflix hip-hop drama The Get Down character Ezekiel Figueroa is voiced by Nas.

6. His daughter Destiny was listed as an executive producer in his Stillmatic 2001 album.

Nas worth is just a reflection of how successful he has become as an artist and also as a businessman. In 2021 we can definitely expect more from him considering he shows no signs of slowing down.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here