Beenie Man performs at the Volume in Brooklyn, New York
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Here's How Dancehall Legend Beenie Man Turned His Iconic Rhythms to Riches

Beenie Man has amassed a massive fortune during his career as a dancehall entertainer. Read for details on his net worth, kids, and more!


Jun. 6 2024, Published 1:52 a.m. ET

Dancehall legend Beenie Man, born Anthony Moses Davis, has been a defining force in the dancehall genre for over three decades. Known as the "King of Dancehall," Beenie Man's career began remarkably young.

Beenie Man's contributions to dancehall have earned him critical acclaim and numerous awards and paved the way for future generations of artists in the genre. Therefore, it's no wonder the King of Dancehall sits on a comfortable throne of money. But just how much is he worth?

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Beenie Man performs for the BET Hip Hop Awards 2020.

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How much is the King of Dancehall's net worth?

Celebrity Net Worth says Beenie Man's net worth is $4 million. From his early days as a child prodigy — releasing his first album at just ten years old — to his chart-topping hits and sold-out concerts, the international celebrity has consistently been a top earner.

Beenie Man's career began at a remarkably young age, showcasing his talent when he released his first album, "The Invincible Beenie Man: The Ten-Year-Old DJ Wonder." After his first album, he took a break from music to finish school and travel.

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Throughout the years, he has cemented his status with hit singles like "Who Am I (Sim Simma)," "Girls Dem Sugar," and "King of the Dancehall." His music is characterized by a unique blend of infectious rhythms, witty lyrics, and his charismatic stage presence.

Beenie Man's contributions to dancehall have earned him critical acclaim and numerous awards and paved the way for future generations of artists in the genre.

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But more than just his music has contributed to his wealth. Beenie Man has also dabbled in various business ventures, including his restaurant, SIMMA Seafood & Lounge, movies, and his own record label.

Beenie Man

Musician, Record producer, Songwriter, DJ

Net worth: $4 million

Beenie Man is a Jamaican DJ from Kingston, Jamaica, who has spent nearly five decades in the music industry.

Birth name: Moses Anthony Davis

Birthday: Aug 22, 1973

Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica

Education: Various public schools in Kingston

Kids: 12

Mother: Lilieth “Mama Lilieth” Sewell

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Beenie Man's success didn't come without legal troubles.

Beenie Man's road to success has sometimes been challenging. Like many artists, he has faced his fair share of financial struggles. In 2007, Radio Jamaica News reported that the Jamaican government had charged the GRAMMY-winning artist with tax evasion, alleging that he owed millions in unpaid taxes from the 90s to the 2000s.

This legal battle cast a shadow over his career, putting his financial management and public image under intense scrutiny. Beenie Man blamed his former management, Shocking Vibes, for his tax issues.

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Beenie Man was eventually cleared in 2008 of charges due to the Dancehall star not being made of his rights. This legal victory allowed Beenie Man to refocus on his music career, and he quickly bounced back, continuing to release hit songs and perform to sold-out crowds worldwide.

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Beenie Man performs during YAM Carnival 2021 at Clapham Common on August 28, 2021 in London, England.

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Beenie Man puts a ring on Camille 'Lee' McIntosh's finger

In early 2024, Beenie Man proposed to longtime girlfriend and businesswoman Camille "Lee" McIntosh. The "SIMMA" artist popped the question just weeks after the couple celebrated their third anniversary.

He captured the big moment via Instagram, explaining how he found his "forever."

"23 years in the making, but finally found my forever with Camille. She's been my rock, lifting me up and supporting me through every emotional roller coaster. Her energy and light have brought new life to my music. I couldn't have done it without her by my side. Forever grateful for her love and support," he wrote.

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Beenie Man's relationships have often been in the public eye, and his latest engagement has reignited discussions on social media about his former partners, including Dancehall Queen Carlene Smith, his ex-wife Michelle 'D'Angel' Downer, and public speaking coach and politician Krystal Tomlinson, who all share children with the "Girls Dem Sugar" DJ.

Does Beenie Man really have 12 children?

Beenie Man is a proud father of 12 children, a fact he often speaks about. His relationships with his children vary, with some of them claiming that he's an absentee father.

That said, there are times when Beenie Man shares moments with his kids on social media, showcasing their achievements and milestones.

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