Busta Rhymes Biography, Age, Height, Family, & Net Worth
In Dallas, Texas, Busta Rhymes, formally Trevor George Smith Jr., was born on May 20, 1972. After NFL and CFL wide receiver George “Buster” Rhymes, Public Enemy’s Chuck D gave him Busta Rhymes. He has been nominated for 12 Grammy Awards, making him one of the most nominated performers without winning.
With his halting, ragga-inspired style and lyrics distinguished by remarkable intricacy, originality, and comedy, Busta Rhymes emerged as one of rap’s most unique characters of the golden period.
He was named one of the 50 Greatest MCs of Our Time (1987–2007) by About.com, and AllMusic’s Steve Huey dubbed him one of the finest and most prolific rappers of the 1990s. He was included in The Source’s Top 50 Lyricists of All Time list in 2012. He’s been dubbed “one of the hip-finest hop’s visual artists” by MTV.
Early Life of Busta Rhymes
Trevor George Smith Jr. was born on May 20, 1972, in the East Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York City, to Geraldine Green and Trevor Smith Sr., both Jamaicans. Smith’s family relocated to Uniondale, Long Island when he was 12 years old. Smith attended George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School in Brooklyn for a brief time, when he met future rappers Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G” Wallace and Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, as well as Edward “Special Ed” Archer and Roderick “Chip Fu” Roachford of Fu-Schnickens. Smith finally graduated from Uniondale High School on Long Island in 1991.
Career of Busta Rhymes
Rhymes formed the Leaders of the New School rap group with Charlie Brown, Dinco D, and Cut Monitor Milo in 1989. Elektra Records published their debut album in 1991. The band disbanded in 1993. Rhymes began working on his debut solo album, The Coming, in 1995. It came out on March 26, 1996. Rhymes’ second album, When Disaster Strikes…, was released on September 16, 1997. E.L.E. Anarchy was published in the year 2000. Elektra Records released it as his final album. Total Devastation: The Best of Busta Rhymes was published on October 2, 2001.
Rhymes also released a new album, Genesis, in the same month. It resulted in the publication of four singles. On November 26th, 2002, It Ain’t Safe No More… was released. “I Know What You Want” was the album’s second single. Mariah Carey was featured in the song. It charted at No. 3 in the United Kingdom. The Big Bang was published in 2006. Rhymes’ sole album was released under Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment label. It resulted in the publication of five singles. Back on My B.S., Rhymes’ eighth album, was released in 2009. Year of the Dragon was launched on Google Play for free in 2012.
Family of Busta Rhymes
Trevor George Smith Jr. was born to Geraldine Green and Trevor Smith Sr. in Brooklyn, New York City. Both of his parents are Jamaicans. Busta’s family moved to Uniondale, Long Island, when he was 12 years old, and then to England. Before returning to the United States, they stopped in Liverpool and Morecambe. Busta does, however, have a brother named Paul Smith.
Busta has not yet married. He’s been in several relationships. He had a relationship with Joanne Wood at one point. The pair did not reveal any further details about their relationship in the public eye.
Net worth of Busta Rhymes
Busta’s net worth is expected to be USD 65.8 million. This includes his property, funds, and earnings. His job as a rapper, musician, vocalist, record producer, record executive, and actor is his principal source of income. Busta has amassed considerable wealth from numerous sources of income, yet he wants to live a simple lifestyle.
Physical Appearance of Busta Rhymes
Busta is 49 years old as of 2020, having been born on May 20, 1972, in East Flatbush, New York, United States, as Trevor George Smith Jr. On May 20, he turns 20 years old. On May 20, 2022, Busta will turn 50 years old, and his zodiac sign is Gemini.
Busta is 6 feet 1 inch tall (185 cm) and weighs 207 pounds on average (94 kg). His hair and eyes are both black.