Chamillionaire net worth has an estimate of 15 million dollars. Most of it comes from his career as a singer, rapper, actor, entrepreneur, song writer, music producer and executive and hip hop producer. Born in 1979, Chamillionaire whose real name is Hakeem Seriki is mostly recognized as a rapper and also music producer. Moreover, a huge part of Chamillionaire net worth comes from his being a CEO in his own record label called “Chamilitary Entertainment”. In addition, Chamillionaire created his own band called “The Color Changin’ Click”.
The album released by their group was a huge hit selling around 150 thousand copies. One of the most interesting facts about the singer is that he started his career as an independent rapper and released some songs locally in 2002. Furthermore, Chamillionaire collaborated with his friend who was also a rapper named Paul Wall from Houston. Together they released their album called “Get Ya Mind Correct”. In 2005, Chamillionaire signed a deal with Universal Records label and under this label he released his album called “The Sound of Revenge”. It landed in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 Album Chart in the United States, which also add much needed popularity for Chamillionaire.
The album included his huge hits such as “Turn It Up” which the rapper recorded with Lil’ Flip and “Ridin” featuring Krayzie Bone of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. The latter single is known as his best selling one and it added huge sums of money to the total amount of Chamillionaire net worth. The video of the song achieved a lot of media attention and it received a title of the Best Rap Video at MTV Music Video Awards in 2006. The hit “Ridin” also won a Grammy award, which was a huge achievement to Chamillionaire.
In addition, the singer thought of his stage name while combining words ‘chameleon’ and ‘millionaire’. When Chamillionaire with his friend Paul Wall were performing at one event, they met Michael Watts, who is a very popular DJ. When visiting his studio, Chamillionaire and Paul Wall asked him to do an intro to Michael Watts’ radio show. The latter liked their rapping so much that he decided to put the lyrics of it to one of his own songs. Thus, all guys started to get one really well and more and more songs by Chamillionaire and Paul Wall were featured on Michael Watts records. Thus, a bigger part of Chamillionaire net worth comes from his involvement into music industry.