You must have heard the iconic song of the Outkast, and thus, should recognize one of the members as Big Boi. The two-member hip-hop duo made its debut in 1992. Besides, Big Boi released his debut album in 2000 without disbanding.
Thus, since the 90s, Big Boi’s net worth has massively increased, thanks to his long-term dedication to music-making. Besides band and solo career, he has also acted in a few movies, and his real estate investment has doubled since his early purchase.
Thus, today, Big Boy is worth multi-million and is living a very luxurious lifestyle. The father of three with his wife, Sherlita Patton, is pretty much fulfilled for his lifetime. Therefore, let’s take a look into Big Boi’s earnings as a rapper, producer, and actor.
Big Boi’s Net Worth & Earnings
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Big Boi’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million. As mentioned earlier, the veteran rapper is involved in music-making and tried his luck in film production and acting. As for his hip-hop partner, Andre 3000 has an estimated net worth of $35 million.
Therefore, over two decades in the entertainment industry, Big Boi’s income is mainly dependent on his musical career, among other ventures. Therefore, let’s break down his earnings since the early 90s as an Outkast and his solo albums. Also, let’s look into Boi’s cash flow as a producer and actor as well.
Earnings From Outkast
Big Boi became a prominent name in the hip-hop world by 2021. The Tri-Cities High School graduate met his partner, Andre 3000 while pursuing his musical interest in high school.
Both musical enthusiasts Andre 3000 and Big Boi started their two-person band, Outkast, in 1992 and soon signed with LaFace Records. Together, as Outkast, Big Boi released six studio albums and sold more than 25 million records.
Moreover, Big Boi also earns from Outkast merch and CDs. Here is a list of Outkast apparel, accessories, & music CDs.
|Roses Lyric Tee||$35|
|Love Below Longsleeve||$45|
|Lend Me Some Sugar Tee||$35|
|Bootleg Stankonia Hoodie||$55|
|So Fresh So Clean Cropped Hoodie||$65|
|Outkast Wall Flag||$25|
|Graffiti Corduroy Hat||$45|
Thus, Big Boi’s earnings from OutKast still add a lot to his bank account. Moreover, the band has reunited in 2014 and already took its second hiatus. Besides the band, Big Boi works on solo projects as well.
Earnings From Solo Albums
Aforementioned, Big Boi’s primary source of income is his music. Hence, besides the band, Big Boi also launched his solo career in 2003 alongside Andre 3000. He released his first solo song, Speakerboxxx, which was similar to Outkast’s previous works.
Having been nominated for 18 Grammys, Big Boi has worked with some prominent figures in the Hip hop world. He worked with Sleepy Brown in The Way You Move. Other figures he’s worked with are Gucci Mane, George Clinton, Big Rube, Cutty, Janelle Monae, T.I., B.O.B., etc.
Big Boi’s solo album, Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty, reached #3 on the Billboard 200. Likewise, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors was #3 on the Top Rap Album Chart. Also, his EP, Big Grams, and Boomiverse ranked the same in 2015 & 2017, respectively.
Moreover, Big Boi also performed during Maroon 5‘s Super Bowl halftime show with Travis Scott. Additionally, Boi has announced his new album Big Sleep Over soon via his Instagram bio.
Along with musical releases, Big Boi makes ample money from tours and concerts as well. According to his site, Boi’s concert tickets cost anywhere between $69.95 to $139.95.
Although Big Boi’s source of income is his music and concerts, he also makes a few extra bucks from the merchandise. Thus, here are a few items from Big Boi’s merch with their prices.
|ATLiens Snapback Hat||$40|
|ATL Hoe Hoodie||$45|
|Fish & Grits Tee||$25|
|Trap House Hoodies||$45|
|Big Boi Logo Beanie||$20|
|Leftfoot socks by Crooks & Castles- 3 pack||$35|
|Women's Quality Grits T-Shirt||$25|
|Big Boi 7 Inch 3D Printed Figurine||$100|
|ATL Flat Brim Hat||$30|
Hence, it wouldn’t be a surprise to see Big Boi’s net worth proliferate twice the amount today via his musical ventures.
Earnings As An Actor
Rapper Big Boi is not just your typical hip-hop mogul but also a film producer. According to Boi”s IMDb, he has at least 59 acting credits, including tv series, movies, and short videos.
Some of the acting credits Big Boi bagged are American Soul, Creepshow, Scream: The TV Series, The Bobby DeBarge Story, The Quad, Animals., Single Ladies, The Cookout 2, Girlfriends, etc.
Besides acting, Big Boi also produced tv series Government Records and Idlewild. Thus, his pockets must have gotten deep from his earnings as an actor and producer.
Big Boi’s Lavish Lifestyle & Luxury Home
Big money affords luxury, and with Big Boi’s net worth of about $30 million, it is almost as if money rains.
Thus, Big Boi paid $242,000 for Fayetteville’s 3.852 square foot home. Likewise, he purchased another Fayetteville home worth $157,000 within a couple of years.
Similarly, Boi bought two condos at the Grand Bellagio at Baywatch in 2006. One that measures a 1,368 sq. foot condo costs $674,000, and another 2,078 sq. feet long condo costs $1.251 million.
Big Boi also bought the studio in the Lakewood Height where the OutKast was born, not just the Condo and luxury homes. He announced the big news via his social media handle giving his 1.6 million fans the tour.
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Likewise, Big Boi’s son, Cross Patton, got a brand new Tesla as his high school graduation gift. His eldest son, Bamboo Patton, might have also received lavish presents from the artist. Thus, earning money is easy but making his family happy seems to be Boi’s biggest priority.
Active in Politics And Charitable Works
Besides earning massive millions, Big Boi equally gives back to the community. In 2006m he established the Big Kidz Foundation that helps youth in Atlanta. Furthermore, the nonprofit organization’s mission is to provide culturally diverse experiences in humanities while creating socially conscious youth.
Likewise, Boi and Jennifer Shephard, the foundation’s Executive Director, launched the Big Kidz Foundation in Georgia. They also initiated the Rene Patton Scholarship as an ode to Big Boi’s aunt and the Saving Lives through the Arts Campaign.
Hence, Big Boi’s net worth has increased quite massively and impressively throughout his musical career. It continues to grow with the years to come, so let’s hope his new album reaches top #1 in Billboard.