How rich is Common?
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|Birth date:||March 13, 1972|
|Birth place:||South Side, Chicago|
|Height:||6 ft (1.84 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Rapper, Author, Model, Poet, Musician, Writer, Voice Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Albums:||Nobody's Smiling, Like Water for Chocolate|
Common Net Worth 35 Million
Common is a famous rapper and actor from Chicago, U.S.A. His real name is Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. He’s been a famous underground artist since 1992.Common’s first major label album Like Water for Chocolate got widespread critical acclaim and commercial success. In 2008, he won another Grammy for a song he did with Kanye West. A socially consciousrapper, Common has had an illustrious rapping career. As an actor, he has appeared in many movies for example, American Gangster, Salvation, Date Night and Terminator.
The actor was born on 13 March 1972. Common’s parents divorced when he was 6 years old. He lived with his Motheralthough his father used to look after all family problems. Common’s interest in Hip Hop grew as a teenager. He was a portion of the rap trio C.D.R., which opened the stage shows if N.W.A. and Big Daddy Kane. He released his first underground album in 1992. The album gave Common some underground acknowledgement. Common attended the Florida A&M Universityon a 2 year scholarship and mastered in Business administration. Common’s ‘Resurrection’ increased to a worldwide acclaim by the critics. It’s considered to be as one of the greatest rap records ever released. ‘One Day It’ll All Make Sense’ was released in 1997. It again climbed to critical acclaim and was massively appreciated. It grew to massive critical acclaim and was a commercial success. His next album, Be, was produced by Kanye West. It again climbed to worldwide acclaim and did a good mainstream business. His next LP, Finding Forever, was a enormous success as well and was nominated for a Grammy award for the best rap album. Worldwide Mind control was released in 2008. It received mixed reviews from many critics. Although, a few critics exceptionally commended the album. Common’s next album is all set to be released in 2014. Common has had an illustrious rapping career and has a great following. He’s known to depict socio-political messages through his songs. Certainly a legend!
Common appeared in the show ‘Girlfriends’ in 2003. In 2008, along side Morgan Freeman and Angelina Jolie, he appeared in the famed movie ‘Wanted’. He played in the movie ‘Street Kings’ as well. He also starred in the movie ‘Just Wright’. H e starred in the comedy movie, Date Night with Steve Carell. Also, he has played in the film- Terminator Salvation.
Common was the poster guy for Gap’s selection in 2006. In 2007, he signed with New age to promote their caps. He appearedin the commercial of Lincoln Navigator. He appeared inDiesel’s campaign for a cologne named “Only the Brave”. In 2008, Common launched a clothing company ‘Softwear’ in a cooperation with Microsoft.
Common is an ambassador for PETA. He is himselfa pescetarian. He also campaigned to raise awareness among people about HIV Aids. In2008, he pledged to avoid using anti-gay lyrics in his songs. Common’s foundation helps under privileged youth to lead a much better life. Nothing nowadays can take the place of persistence. Gift won’t: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius won’t; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education won’t: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. If you go after someone merely because she is lovely but don’t have anything to talk about, it’s going to get boring fast. You want to look beyond the surface and see if you’re able to have fun or when you have anything in common with this man.” “In 2003, my girlfriend and I broke up. We’d been together for two years—we were almost participated—and had been buddies for years before that. After we parted ways, I entered a long period of heartbreak. Like any man who is been rejected, I believed, Man, what is wrong with me? I attempted to find out which of my own flaws had kept us from having an effective relationship. But in my bowel, I understood my errors. My ex-husband had a lot of power and presence, and that had made me less assertive about my own needs. I had forfeited parts of who I am to prevent battle. When you’re not sticking up for yourself, things start building up.” “Now, within an intimidating situation—say, in dialogue with a movie director—I’m not thinking, I’ll come off as a jerk if I give my opinion on this picture. I’ll just come out and say it. ” “I realized I had been consistently reining myself in—in relationships, friendships and work—to avoid disappointing anyone or making people uneasy. I understood I needed to embrace the gifts God gave me—I needed to let my light shine. After I began doing that, I immediately felt stronger. “