About Lloyd Banks
It has been announced that Lloyd Banks net worth has an estimate of 15 million dollars which makes him one of the richest rappers in the entertainment industry. In addition to being a rapper, Lloyd Banks is also known as an actor which also adds a lot of revenues to the overall amount of Lloyd Banks net worth.
Born in 1982, the rapper whose full birth name is Christopher Charles Lloyd is best known by his stage name Lloyd Banks. Besides being a solo artist, Lloyd Banks is also known as a member in the band called “G-Unit”. Lloyd Banks was growing in Jamaica where he also attended high school. However, in 1998 Lloyd Banks quitted attending it.
As a member of the band, Lloyd Banks has released two albums. One of them is called “Beg for Mercy” which was released in 2003 and another one is “T.O.S.” which stands for ‘terminate on sight’ and which was released in 2008. As a solo singer, Lloyd Banks has released an album entitled “The Hunger for More” which was released in 2004. It also included one of his most popular singles called “On Fire”. The sales of it increased the overall amount of Lloyd Banks net worth by a mile.
The band “G-Unit” was signed with EMI management in 2010 in order to promote and distribute Lloyd Banks album called “H.F.M.2” which stands for ‘Hunger for More 2”. The album was released in 2010.
Although the rapper was born in Maryland, he spent a lot of time growing up in New York City. Lloyd Banks is of Puerto Rican and African American origins. Unfortunately, Lloyd Banks father spent most of his time in prison, thus, the rapper and his two siblings were raised solely by their mother.
When Lloyd Banks stepped into rapping industry he decided to take his great, great-grandfather’s surname Banks which was also used by his uncles, too. Lloyd Banks founded the band “G-Unit” together with his friends from childhood, also rappers, 50 Cent and Tony Yayo. Before getting involved in the activities of the group, Lloyd Banks practiced his rapping in the streets of New York City. He was noticed by local management and recorded first of his mix tapes.
Moreover, before starting the band, Lloyd Banks was featured on a few tracks of 50 Cent including “P.I.M.P” and “Don’t Push Me”. The first album of the band was called “Beg for Mercy” which was recorded under the label of G-Unit Records and which added a lot of revenues to the total amount of Lloyd Banks net worth.