Andre 3000 Net Worth, Money and More

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NET WORTH: $ 45 Million

Andre 3000

Andre 3000

Andre 3000 is an American Rapper, song writer and actor. He was a part of the legendary Hip-Hop duo, The Outcast. He has acted in various television series and films such as  FamiliesThe ShieldBe CoolRevolverSemi-ProFour Brothers.  Andre 3000 is a African-American and Native American descentHe is a very active Entrepreneur as well. His real name is Andre Lauren Benjamin. He was born on 27 May 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. He attended Sarah Smith Elementary School, Sutton Middle School and Tri-Cities High School. Music career

Outkast

Outkast

He teamed up with his high-school buddy, Big Boi, and they formed the Hip-Hop duo named, The Outcast. Soon as they completed their High school, they were signed by the  Atlanta-based LaFace recording to launch their first album, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik. The album reached a platinum status in 1994 and duo was named the best new Hip Hop group by the Source magazine. Their next 2 albums, ATLiens and Aquemini, were massively successful as well. In their fourth album,  Stankonia, Andre changed his name from Dre to Andre 3000. It was a huge hit among the fans. The exuberant single, ”Ms. Jackson”, reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100. He released a greatest hits album, Big Boi and Dre Present… OutKast, in 2002. It was vividly appreciated and even won a Grammy for the, Best hip Hop song by a group. André 3000 was mentioned on the song “Till I Collapse” by Eminem, who regarded him as one of the best rappers ever. Outkast released Speakerboxxx/The Love Below which was a huge success. In 2014 it was revealed that Outcast will be celebrating its 20th Aniversary by performing at various festivals throughout the year. As a solo artist Andre 3000, has collaborated with many artists. He took a break from rapping and then returned in 2007 featuring in many songs such as  ”Walk It Out”, “Throw Some D’s”, “You” and Jay-Z’s “30 Something.” He also featured on John Legend’s album Evolver, on the song “Green Light”, released on October 28, 2008. Before it’s release release, Andre said: “It’s going to be a surprise for a lot of John Legend fans, because it is a lot more upbeat than John is—than people think John is. I was actually happy to hear it. This is a cool John Legend song.” Benjamin rapped  along with Jay-Z on Young Jeezy’s track “I Do”, released on January 10, 2012. Benjamin was featured on the song “Farrah Fawcett Hair” when  Capital Cities released their debut album In a Tidal Wave of Mystery. Acting career He has acted in FamiliesThe Shield (he played Robert Huggins), Be CoolRevolverSemi Pro, and Four Brothers. He also played the role of Percival in Idlewild which was released on August 26, 2006. He has starred in many films such as-  Semi-Pro,  Battle in SeattleAll Is By My Side. He portrayed the role of Jimi Hendrix in a recently released movie. Business ventures

Andre 3000's Home

Andre 3000′s Home

Benjamin Bixby

Benjamin Bixby

Andre 3000 endorses the Gillette razor. In 2008, he launched a clothing line named  ”Benjamin Bixby”. It was inspired by college football circa 1935. He announced that he would be launching another line soon in 2012. Personal life

Andre 3000's car!

Andre 3000′s car!

Andre 3000 is a vegetarian.  He was voted as the  ’World’s Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity’ by  People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in 2004. He has a son named  Seven Sirius Benjamin (born November 18, 1997) with the singer  Erykah Badu. Famous Quotes “Look at Scottish guys wearing kilts – you could look at them and laugh, but the way they carry themselves, how can you? You can wear some of the weirdest things and be cool. If you believe in it, that’s what makes it cool.” “I think it’s real important to show style now. The majority of style right now is to act like you don’t have style at all, so most companies are getting rich off clothes that look torn, clothes that look worn.” “It’s harder to be a success, globally, and be artistic. Harder to have that balance than just to be artistic when nobody understands you.” Money Andre 300 made recently! 2009: $8 million 2008: $6 million 2007: $8 million Awards and Accolades Grammy Awards:

Year Recipient Award Result
1999 “Rosa Parks” Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Nominated
2002 “Ms. Jackson” Record of the Year Nominated
Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Won
Best Short-Form Music Video Nominated
Stankonia Album of the Year Nominated
Best Rap Album Won
2003 “The Whole World” Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Won
2004 “Hey Ya!” Record of the Year Nominated
Best Urban/Alternative Performance Won
Best Short-Form Music Video Nominated
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Album of the Year Won
Best Rap Album Won
Producer of the Year, Non-Classical Nominated
2007 “Mighty ‘O’” Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Nominated
“Idlewild Blue (Don’t Chu Worry ‘Bout Me)” Best Urban/Alternative Performance Nominated
2008 “Int’l Player’s Anthem (I Choose You)” (with UGK) Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Nominated
2009 “Royal Flush” (with Big Boi & Raekwon) Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group Nominated
“Green Light” (with John Legend) Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Nominated
2012 “Party” (with Beyoncé) Best Rap/Sung Collaboration Nominated
2013 “I Do” (with Young Jeezy, Drake & Jay-Z) Best Rap Performance Nominated
Channel Orange (featured artist) Album of the Year Nominated

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