Birdman is an American popular rapper, musician, and entrepreneur, whose real name is Bryan Christopher Williams. As of 2022, Birdman net worth is estimated to be roughly $100 million dollars. He is also the founder of Cash Money Records.
So, hey guys today we are going to know about the Birdman, one of the world’s best rappers of all time. We will discuss Birdman’s biography, his sources of income, What is the exact net worth of Birdman? and how he founded his own record.
Birdman was born with the name Bryan Christopher Brooks in New Orleans, Louisiana, in the year 1969 February 15. His father Johnnie Williams, a bar owner and his mother Gladys Brooks, a housewife.
When he was only five years old his mother died. He grew up in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada with his siblings in his uncle’s house. Later he returned to New Orleans to live with his father Johnnie Williams, where he changed his surname name from Brooks to Williams.
At the age of 16, he was arrested for selling drugs with his step-brother Eldrick. And spent 18 months in prison. After getting released from prison he built an interest in hip hop and started singing in the clubs.
With a strong voice, Bryan and Slim both became popular in the nightclubs of New Orleans. And in 1992, Bryan planned to start their own record label, Cash Money Records. They picked up artists from local nightclubs and started their project.
That year Cash Money Records released their first album, “The Sleepwalker”, featuring a local rapper named Kilo G. In 3 years Cash Money Records became a popular independent record in New Orleans. Later Bryan and slim hired several artists including Lil Wayne, B.G, Turk, etc.
In 1998, with the new artists, Cash Money Records signed a contract with Universal Records worth $20 million. That year Birdman and Fresh formed a group, Big Tymers and released their first album, How Ya Luv That? which was a huge success for them.
Later Big Tymers released several hit tracks such as I Got That Work, Hood Rich, Get Rool On, #1 Stunna, Still fly, etc. Many songs from the groups were certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.
Birdman, his first major-label album was released in 2002, which sold over 500K copies only in the United States and ranked number 24 on the Billboard 200.
In 2006, Lil Wayne and Birdman released their first collaborative album named Like Father, Like Son, which ranked number 3 on the Billboard 200 and certified gold by RIAA. His third solo album, 5* Stunna also ranked at the top position on the Billboard chart.
Birdman Net Worth
According to Celebritynetworth As of 2022, Birdman has a net worth of over $100 million dollars.
A huge part of Birdman’s income comes from his Record label and music sales. He also makes millions of dollars every year from brand promotions, commercial ads, concerts, and music tours.
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Birdman earnings by year:
- 2010: $10 million
- 2011: $15 million
- 2012: $20 million
- 2013: $21 million
- 2014: $24 million
- 2015: $18 million
- 2016: $18 million
- 2017: $20 million
- 2018: $20 million
- 2019: $21 million
He also makes another million from music contracts with other music labels.
- Age: 52 years
- Height: 5 ft 10 in
- Profession: Rapper, Musician
- Nationality: United States of America
- Net Worth: $100 million