Too Short Net Worth

Too Short born Todd Anthony Shaw is a popular rapper, record producer, and actor. He gained wide recognition for West Coast hip hop in the late 1980s. His lyrical style is based on pimping, promiscuity and drugs. He also worked with rap legends Tupac and B.I.G during the peak of their career. Through a successful career in the music industry, Short amassed a fortune for himself. Here we will know about Too Short’s net worth in 2024.

Becoming a Prominent Figure in the World of Hip-Hop

Born in Los Angeles, California, United States, Short had a supportive upbringing. Even though both his parents were accountants they nurtured Short’s musical talent. Short finished high school at Fremont High School. While attending high school Short was a drummer in the school band.

Shaw and his friend Freddy B produced their cassette for people in Oakland and the Bay Area in the mid-1980s. His debut album was Don’t Stop Rappin’ from 75 Girls Records and Tapes. The album widely established the usage of the word ‘bitch’ in rap music.

Through the 1990s Short collaborated with various prominent artists. Tupac, BIG, and Scarface are a few whom he worked with. In 1994 Short moved to Atlanta. He ended his retirement by releasing Can’t Stay Away in 1999.

Short released Blow the Whistle in 2006. Consequently, the album peaked at #14 on the Billboard 200. Later in 2008 Short received an honor from VH1. Then in 2013, he collaborated with Lady Gaga. He released his 20th album The pimp Tape in 2018. In 2022 Oakland City honored Too Short by naming Too Short Way and declaring December 10, 2022, as Too $hort Day.

Short launched Up All Nite Records in the mid-2000s. Later on, in 2017 he also became co-founder of OG Records.

Short debuted on screen in 1993. He appeared as Lew-Loc in the film Menace ll Society. Later he also appeared in an adult film in 2003. Besides that, he appeared in various music videos of popular artists such as Jay-Z’s Big Pimpin.

Short released DVD films Too Short Uncensored in 2001 and Too Short: Titty City in 2003. Later in 2009, he appeared on the reality show Kendra.


Too Short was born on April 28, 1966. So, he is 57 years of age.

Too Short Net Worth in 2024

Through a successful music career Short has earned a fortune. His primary source of income is his record sales and music tours. Besides that, he also earns a hefty sum from recording labels he operates. As of 2024 Too Short has a net worth of $6 million. Besides being a rapper he also earns from appearing on screen.

Too Short Wife

Too Short married Erica Escarcega in 2000. The couple has been together ever since. Besides that, they also have a child together.

Social Work

Short is a mentor at Youth UpRising. It’s an organization that helps youths who grow up in dangerous environments. Since 2006 Short has been serving as a mentor there.


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