DMX Net Worth


DMX Net Worth: DMX aka Earl Simmons is an American Rapper and Actor. He started rapping in mid-1990’s and his debut record “It’s Dark, and Hell Is Hot” was highly appreciated by critics and massive commercial victory with over 251,000 copies sold in the first week. From a young life, he’s fighting over legal issues even till date. Right now DMX Net worth is Negative $10 million following the recent bankruptcy.

Young Life

DMX or Earl Simmons born on December 18, 1970, to Arnett Simmons and Joe Barker. He grew up at Yonkers, New York. His childhood didn’t go that well as Simmons faced several waves of abuse in childhood days like being beaten, Left alone by parents and spent much of them in group houses along with frequent arrests. He even started drugs and alcohol in the early days.

Early Career

DMX Net Worth

Hip and Hop changed his early life forever as he started working as DJ and beatbox. Now he finally began Rapping and ending up in hype column of The Source magazine. DMX signed a contract with RuffHouse, which is a part of Columbia Records. Under this contract, his Record ” Born Loser” was released but never appropriately promoted even resulting in contract relief.

Again in 1994, he released another “Make a Move” but arrested due to drugs possessions. In 1997, DMX again signed with Def Jam and did several appearances along with Mase. The same year, his third single “Get at me Dog.” releasing and it becomes the best selling of the year, with Record-Breaking sell. This Record made him famous and influential. This record sold over 74 million copies, with 17.1 million in the USA itself. He finally made his debut at number one on various pop charts.

Later Career Days

DMX recorded some of the best albums like It’s Dark & Hell Is Hot (1998), Year of the Dog… Again (2006), Undisputed (2012) and others seven studio albums and five more records too. He also appeared in several movies like Cradle 2 the Grave, Never Die alone, Romeo Must Die and few more films. He even appeared on a television series DMX: Soul of a Man based on his daily life aired on BET Cable TV (Black Entertainment Television). In 2000, he partnered with Def Jam to form Bloodline Records which features mainly new R&B and Hip-Hop artists. They have featured artists like Nyla and Word One also several others. He even wrote a book named E.A.R.L.: The Autobiography of DMX.

Personal Life

Regardless of all record-breaking success, he faced arrest several times for drugs possession, weapon possession, animal cruelty, marijuana possession, driving under the influence of drugs and marijuana and many more. He claims himself a proud Christian and reads Bible daily. He also had a feud with Ja Rule which he solved at VH1 Hip Hop Honors (2009). He filed Bankruptcy at Manhattan Court and declared he has some assets worth $50,000 and debt high at $10 million even includes $1.2 million in child support. As per his filing at Court, it is quite clear DMX net worth is around negative 10 million.

Current Scenario

The official trailer for Creed II is released which features DMX’s record “Who We Are.” This song was Grammy nominated back in 2001.

DMX found with mysterious woman

Recent news Report suggests that DMX released from jail and he’s spotted with a mysterious woman. It is still unclear who that woman is.


Bob Woodward
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