Suge Knight Net Worth
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Suge Knight born Marion Hugh Knight is a record producer, music executive and businessman. He is also a convicted felon. Knight rose to prominence in the 90s from the west coast hip hop scene. Here we will know about Suge Knight’s net worth in 2024.

Journey in the Rap Industry & Life of Crime

Knight formed his own record label Death Row Records with Dr. Dre and DOC in 1991. The label released Dre’s debut album The Chronic in 1992. By 1993 the album became triple platinum. In 1994 Snoop Dogg’s debut album released from Death Row Records also became a quadruple platinum.

Knight signed up Tupac Shakur after a deal to post bail of $1.4 million to get Tupac out of jail. Later in 1996 Tupac released All Eyez on Me and The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory albums. The albums brought the label wide notoriety for its commercial success. Later MC Hammer joined the label. But after the death of Tupac in a shootout in 1996 he left. That same year Dr. Dre left the label for the it’s violent reputation.

Knight filed bankruptcy in 2006 when Lydia Harris filed a lawsuit for being cheated out of 50% stake. In July of 2006, a federal judge ordered Death Row Records to take over Death Row Records due to a tremendous amount of mismanagement. Knight started a podcast on YouTube with Breakbeat Media in 2023. He is currently serving his sentence for voluntary manslaughter and will be eligible for parole in 2034.

Suge Knight’s Net Worth in 2024

Knight made a lot of money from Death Row Records. He signed up the most famous rappers of the 90s to his label and released commercially successful albums. The label sold $150 million copies of albums globally. The sales of music copies alone are around $750 million. So it’s safe to say Knight had a fortune for himself. But due to a lot of mismanagement and plagued by a life of crime, Knight slowly lost it all. As of 2024, Suge Knight has a net worth of $200,000.

Suge Knight Assets and Lifestyle:

Knight put his home in Malibu, California with 7 bedrooms on sale for $6.2 million when filed for bankruptcy. Later the house was sold for $4.56 million in 2008. The assets of Death Row records were on auction and sold for $18 million in 2009.

Legal issues throughout the career:

Knight received five years of probation in 1995 for assaulting two rappers. He violated his probation in 1996 when he attacked Orlando Anderson. In 2003 he received sentences for 10 months for violating parole. Later in 2008, he was in a fight in front of a club in Hollywood. Knight filed a lawsuit against Kanye West due to Knight being shot at a party. Later in 2014, he was the target of a shooting.

In 2014 Knight got in trouble again for second-degree robbery. Later Knight hit 2 men with his car in 2015 and fled the scene. He pleaded guilty for voluntary manslaughter and received 28 years in prison.

To Whom is Suge Knight married to?

Knight married Michelle in 1999. The couple had two children together. Later their marriage was invalid as Knight was still married to an ex-wife of his. His finance Toi Lin Kelly was also serving time with Knight for helping him.

Personal information:

Suge Knight was born on April 19, 1965. So, he is 58 years of age.


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