What Is Kendrick Lamar’s Net Worth? Details on the Rapper’s Earnings

Whether you love rap music or despise it, you’ll probably recognize Kendrick Lamar as one of the best in the business. The Grammy-nominated musician has released several albums, won countless accolades and collaborated with a number of other artists. But what is he worth? And how does he earn his money?

Keep scrolling for details about Kendrick Lamar’s net worth.

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1. What is Kendrick Lamar’s net worth?

Kendrick Lamar is a rapper and producer who’s taking the music industry by storm. Over the course of his career, the musician has accumulated a net worth of around $75 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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2. How much money does Kendrick Lamar make from music?

There isn’t an itemized breakdown, so it’s hard to tell how much Lamar makes from his music (versus other projects).

To date, the rapper has released five studio albums: Section.80, Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, To Pimp a Butterfly, Damn and Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers. In 2018, he was named one of the highest-paid entertainers for earning $60 million in one year.

He also produced and curated the soundtrack for Black Panther, for which he received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song. Lamar has won 14 out of his 36 Grammy nominations, and he’s nominated for eight more awards at the 65th annual ceremony. And yes, he also received the Pulitzer Prize for Damn.

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3. What about his other projects?

In addition to music, Lamar also has other sources of income. In 2019, he signed a multi-year publishing deal with BMI to streamline his music catalog. And according to Forbes, he also earned “millions from endorsement deals with Nike and American Express.”

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