Chief Keef arrives to the 2023 BET Awards.
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From Drill Pioneer to Millionaire: Chief Keef's Net Worth Is Impressive

Chief Keef has put in a lot of work. The rapper has amassed a solid net worth thanks to his music streams and fashion collaborations.


May 31 2024, Published 2:14 a.m. ET

Since 2012, Chief Keef has been one of the leading young voices in hip-hop. He’s often regarded as one of the pioneers of drill rap after his debut mixtape, Back from the Dead, helped revitalize the Chicago hip-hop scene.

The project featured the breakout single "I Don't Like," which became a viral hit and was later remixed by Kanye West. He later released his debut album, Finally Rich, and has continued to put out bangers.

Chief Keef’s time as a rapper and his business deals have made him very successful. The rapper’s journey from the streets of Chicago to financial success serves as an inspiration to many.

Let’s take a look at Sosa’s net worth, which includes earnings from his creative endeavors.

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Recording artist Chief Keef backstage at Gramercy Theatre.

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Chief Keef has a substantial net worth.

Chief Keef's net worth is estimated to be around $1 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Earnings from his music career make up the largest part of his fortune, as his chart-topping hits have been widely distributed.

Since his breakout hit "I Don't Like" in 2012, Chief Keef has consistently released new music, maintaining a loyal fan base. He receives three million daily streams on Spotify from his solo songs and collaborations, KWORB reports.

Additionally, his concerts and tours have been major revenue streams, drawing large crowds and selling out venues across the country.

The rapper has ventured into several business arenas. He launched his own record label, Glory Boyz Entertainment (GBE), which has signed rappers Tadoe, Ballout, Lil Flash, and Terintino. The label also has an accompanying merch line that sells hoodies, shorts, and t-shirts.

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Chief Keef performs during the 2022 Roots Picnic.

Sosa, who has a song titled “True Religion Fein,” has also secured a lucrative business partnership. The rapper collaborated with True Religion to design a collection for the famed streetwear brand.

“It’s always been a dream to work with True Religion since back when I made the song,” he told Complex. “I told them I started designing and wanted to do a collab and work on some stuff. And they was down to let me do it. They gave me full creativity to do it all. I just went to work.”

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Chief Keef


Net worth: $1 million

Chief Keef is a rapper from Chicago who played a crucial role in popularizing the drill music genre with his 2012 breakout hit "I Don't Like."

Birth name: Keith Farrelle Cozart

Birthday: August 15, 1995

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois

Education: Walter H. Dyett High School

Kids: 9

Father: Alfonso Cozart

Mother: Lolita Carter

Chief Keef is a proud father of nine.

Chief Keef's journey into fatherhood began early. He had his first child, a daughter named Kayden Kash Cozart when he was just 16 years old. Since then,his family has expanded considerably, with a total of nine children from multiple relationships, according to Hollywood Life. His children include Kayden, Kimora, Kamil, Krüe, and Sno Cozart, among others.

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Since 2018, Chief Keef has been paying child support to the mothers of his nine children, as revealed in documents obtained by TMZ.

The rapper claimed that he is a “self-employed musician,” earning less than $10,000 a month while incurring $9,000 in expenses. Consequently, a judge ordered him to pay each mother $564 a month in child support.

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