Big Sean Net Worth, Career, Relationships and Legal Issues

Published Date   20th Jun. 2017, 01:07 am
Big Sean Net Worth, Career, Relationships and Legal Issues
Quick Info
Birth Name: Sean Michael Anderson
Date of Birth: 25/03/1988
Age: 34 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $12 million

Successful American rapper, Big Sean net worth hiked up with his perseverance and a little bit of luck.


Born on March 25, 1988 Big Sean is an American rapper. Sean started rapping from young age. He has signed with GOOD Music, Def Jam Recordings and Roc Nation. His debut album is Finally Famous. Sean’s other albums are Hall of Fame and Dark Sky, which became number one album in the U.S. Further, his album I Decided became number one in the U.S. Billboard 200 Char which eventually contributed to Big Sean net worth.

Birth and Early Days

Big Sean was born on March 25, 1988 in Santa Monica, California to parents Myra and James Anderson. He grew up in Detroit Michigan under the guardianship of his mother, grandmother and his school teacher. Sean attended Detroit Waldorf School and Cass Technical High School from where he graduated with good GPA of 3.7. He managed to have a weekly show at a local hip-hop station called WHTD when he was in high school. During his young age, he also used to participate in rap battle contests held in WHTD which gave a hint at how high Big Sean net worth would go.

Sean learned about the fact that Kanye West was at 102.3 FM station when he was doing a telemarketing job. With the hope to meet the popular rapper, Kanye West; he used his good rapport with the station’s staff. His effort became successful but West denied him at the first meeting. Nevertheless, Sean’s friends pushed him to show his skills and Sean performed freestyle in front of West. A couple of years Sean had left West with his demo tapes, he signed to GOOD music.

Professional Career

The talented rapper Big Sean net worth and popularity came to the rising point as he released his first official debut album Finally Famous: The Mixtape in September 2007.  As the album became a success, he released another two mixtapes in next three years. His third mixtape in 2010 featured Bun B., Mike Posner, Drake and Tyga along with other collaborators. He released another album under West’s guidance in June 2011. The lead single “My Last” features Chris Brown and the album became number 3 on the Billboard 200 Chart.

He released his album Hall of Fame on August 2013. The album featured renowned artists like Lil Wayne, Miguel. In 2014, Sean signed with ROC Nation and released four new songs including “I Don’t Fuck With You”. His song titled “IDFWU” dominated the music industry in 2014 climbing the Billboard Hot 100 at the position 11. Also, it became the number one song in both Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Rap Songs charts. Big Sean net worth and recognition expanded as Recording Association of America (RIAA) certified the song as triple platinum.

Big Sean released his third album Dark Sky Paradise on February, 2015 which topped the Billboard 200 Chart. The album featured various artists namely, West, DJ Mustard, Drake and Ariana Grande. Again, RIAA certified the album platinum.

Big Sean net worth rose as his songs and albums got awarded. Sean continued persevering and releasing hit albums. He released Twenty88 on April, 2016 teaming with Jhene Aiko. Later the same year, Sean released “Bounce Back” as lead single from his fourth album I Decided. While his previous album Twenty88 has the theme of love, conflict, memories, sex and many more; his recent album I Decided is inspired by the idea rebirth. His album I Decided features Chance the Rapper, Jeremih West and Eminem.

Personal Life and Relationship

When Big Sean was 16, he started dating his high school sweetheart Ashley Marie until 2013. Later, he met Naya Rivera over twitter and they started dating. They announced their engagement towards the end of 2013. However, the engagement ended in April 2014. Then after, he started dating singer Ariana Grande in October 2014. They made red carpet debut at the 2015 Grammys. But, they couple did not last for more than eight months.

Popularity and Net Worth

Big Sean net worth and popularity rose as he was featured in Style section in The Source. He is representative of Ti$A and posed in Billionaire Boys Club. Sean is not only a popular artist; he has also made his way as a stylist artist. He has signed an endorsement deal with Adidas via which he released his line of sneakers named Detroit Player. Moreover, he launched his clothing company Aura Gold in 2013.

Big Sean net worth rise with his fame from the year 2008. The talented songwriter, singer and rapper has a net worth of $12 million. With all the recognition he gained from his hit album and songs, his net worth has grown quite high.

Criminal Offenses and Legal Issues

Big Sean is popular not only for his songs, but also due to some controversies. He was accused and arrested for sexual assault on August 2011 at a concert in Lewiston, New York. In addition, Big Sean was fined $750 for turning guilty to unlawful imprisonment.

Due to his hard work and perseverance, Big Sean net worth and popularity both rise up to new height. Starting career from a studio, Big Sean became a big name as a songwriter, singer and rapper in short duration of time.

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