As of 2022, it is thought that ASAP Rocky’s net worth is around $12 million.
In 2016, Forbes put him at number 13 on their list of the “World’s Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Acts.” At that time, his net worth was $14.5 million. He has gotten worse but still makes a lot of money and will make even more as time goes on.
Rakim Athelaston Mayers is a rapper, songwriter, producer, actor, and model, and he has even directed music videos.
He grew up on the streets, but he has used his talent to become well-known in the music business.
|Net Worth:||$12 million (USD)|
|Source of Wealth:||Professional Rapping, Singing, Songwriting, Record Production, Acting, Modeling, Music Video Directing|
|Full Name:||Rakim Athelaston Mayers|
|Also known as:||ASAP Rocky, Lord Flacko|
|Date of Birth:||October 3, 1988|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 ft 10 1⁄2 in (179 cm)|
|Years Active:||2007 to present|
Rakim Athelaston Mayers is the real name of ASAP Rocky. On October 3, 1988, he was born.
He was born in the New York City neighborhood of Harlem. His parents are from Barbados.
Renee Black was the name of his mother. She named him Rakim Mayers after one half of the hip-hop duo Eric B & Rakim, who was her favorite rapper.
ASAP Erika B. Mayers is Rocky’s older sister. She was named after Eric B., the other half of the hip-hop duo.
His father went to prison for selling drugs and died in 2012.
He learned how to rap from his older brother. ASAP Rocky copied his brother’s hairstyle, which was French Braids. His brother was killed in Harlem when he was 13 years old.
After his father and brother died, ASAP Rocky was left with his mother and sister. Since they couldn’t afford rent, they moved around New York’s homeless shelters.
As they grew up, they always needed money to stay alive. So it’s clear why he started selling and giving out crack and marijuana so young.
He went to jail for two weeks because he sold drugs. In the Rikers Island jail, he met the man who would become the rapper Casanova.
Even though he became interested in rapping when he was 9, it wasn’t until his brother died that he took it more seriously.
ASAP Rocky hasn’t gotten married yet. From 2011 to 2012, he went out with the Australian rapper Iggy Azalea.
He started going out with model Chanel Iman in 2013. Both were said to be engaged in April 2014, but in June 2014, they broke up.
He only eats fish and vegetables because he loves seafood so much.
During his career, he has been in a lot of trouble with the law. In 2004, he sold drugs and went to Rivers Island prison for a few weeks.
In 2012, he was arrested in Manhattan for allegedly getting into a fight. In the same year, he was also sued for allegedly beating up a man who saw him doing drugs in a New York clothing store and tried to stop him.
He was also arrested and charged with assaulting two amateur photographers who took pictures of him beating up the innocent man. He pleaded guilty to grand theft as part of a deal to end the case.
In 2013, he was charged with “class two misdemeanor simple assault” for allegedly hitting a woman at the Budweiser Made in America Festival. In 2015, the case was settled without going to court.
He got into a fight with a man in New Zealand because he wouldn’t let him ride the elevator. 2016 saw this happen.
In 2019, a video came out showing ASAP Rocky holding a bottle and barking at a man who was holding his face while kneeling on the ground.
In July 2019, the Swedish police arrested him and charged him with aggravated assault on Mustapha Jafari.
On the ground, he and his bodyguard are said to have hit, kicked, and cut Mustapha with broken bottles. This caused Jafari to get hurt in several places. This case got a lot of attention from the media, and US President Donald Trump also spoke out in support of Rocky.
On August 14, 2019, Rocky was found guilty of assault and given a sentence. He got a suspended sentence and had to pay the victim, Mustapha Jafari, SEK 12,500 in damages.
In 2007, he joined the hip-hop group ASAP Mob, which is based in Harlem, New York. This is where he got his stage name, “ASAP Rocky.” The name “ASAP” is part of the names of the people in this group.
2011: In July, he put out a single called “Purple Swag,” which was a big hit right away. The song even became a sort of anthem on the streets of New York.
“Peso” is another one of ASAP’s songs. Rocky was played on the popular New York radio station Hot97, which has a lot of listeners. The song was leaked online a few weeks before it was played on the radio.
After he put out a music video for his single “Purple Swag,” he got the attention of several record labels.
ASAP “Live.Love.A$AP” was the name of Rocky’s first mixtape. This mixtape was praised by critics. He then made a deal with RCA Records and Polo Grounds Music worth $3 million.
He was put forward for the BBC’s “Sound of 2012” poll.
2012: ASAP Drake’s “Club Paradise Tour” had Rocky and Kendrick Lamar as the opening act. Drake is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and businessman.
He played at the Pitchfork Music Festival, which is held every summer in Union Park in Chicago, Illinois. It is put on by Pitchfork Media.
At the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in September, he did a guest rap on Rihanna’s “Cockiness (Love It)”
2013: “Long. Live. ASAP” was ASAP Rocky’s first album, and it came out in January of that year. Clams Casino, Hit-Boy, Friendzone, A$AP Ty Beats, Soufein3000, and Joey Fat Beats were some of the people who worked on this album.
It got good reviews from the critics.
The first week it was on sale in the United States, 139,000 copies were bought. On the Billboard 200 chart, it went straight to number one.
2015: He had a small part in the comedy-drama film “Dope,” which had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2015.
In an interview with the Red Bull Music Academy in March 2015, ASAP Rocky played his new song “M’$.”
This song came out on the iTunes Store two days after it was first heard.
“At. Long. Last. ASAP,” or A.L.L.A., was ASAP Rocky’s second studio album. It came out in May 2015.
Reviews of the album were mostly good to mix. It reached number one on the US Billboard 200 chart, the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, and the UK R&B Albums chart.
This album had 18 songs, including hit singles like “Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2 (LPFJ2),” “Every day,” and “L$D.”
In the first week, 116,000 copies were sold in the U.S. and 11,000 copies were sold in Canada.
Rocky was in Alicia Keys’ 2016 song “Blended Family (What You Do for Love),” which is on her sixth studio album “Here.”
2017: ASAP “Summer Bummer” and “Groupie Love” both had Rocky in them. These songs are from Lana Del Rey’s 2017 studio album “Lust for Life.”
2018: ASAP Rocky talked about the sports comedy movie “Uncle Drew,” which was directed by Charles Stone III and written by Jay Longino. He helped get the song “Cocky” out there for the movie. Gucci Mane and 21 Savage are two artists who have worked with him.
This year, he put out several singles. “5IVE $TAR$,” “Above,” “Bad Company,” and “ASAP Forever” are some of these.
In May, ASAP Rocky put out “Testing,” his third studio album. Frank Ocean, Kid Cudi, Skepta, French Montana, Kodak Black, Dev Hynes, and FKA Twigs are among the artists who appear on the album.
Like its predecessors, this album also got mostly good reviews from critics. It reached the top of the US Billboard 200 at number four.
“Babushka Boi,” a music video by ASAP Rocky, came out in 2019.
Source of Wealth
ASAP Rocky’s money comes from the sales of his music over the past 10 years.
In 2011, he got his big break when he signed a record deal worth $3 million. He has kept making music and making more money as time goes on.
He also makes money as a music producer, which means he makes music for other artists.
He also makes a lot of money from endorsing brands and working with the best clothing companies.
He has also made a lot of money through different business ideas and ventures. For example, in 2013, he put out his clothing line called A$AP. This led to him working with Raf Simons, a famous fashion designer who is also a close friend.
The next year, he signed a contract with William Morris Endeavor to represent the company worldwide. In 2016, he worked with Guess on a special version of their brand called GUE$$.