Damon Dash Net Worth & Biography




Damon Dash is an American entrepreneur, record executive, film producer, director, and actor. Dash is best known as co-founder of Roc-A-Fella along with Jay-Z and Kareem Burke.

Damon Dash is now more focused on entrepreneurship and he is working on mobile app development and media collective consisting of a magazine, a web design firm and a record label. As of , Damon Dash has an estimated net worth of about $50K.

At a Glance

Full name: Damon Anthony Dash

Other names: Damon Dash

Birthday: May 3, 1971


Net worth: $50K

Occupation: Entrepreneur, Record Executive, Media Proprietor, Actor, Film Producer, Writer.

Nationality: United States of America.

Net Worth

Damon Dash was quite successful in his career. He made millions from his various income sources such as his music, acting and his record label business. Due to some unfortunate situations, Damon Dash lost control of almost all of his financials and fell into a great debt. As of , Damon Dash has an estimated net worth of about $50K.

Life & Career

Damon Dash was born in New York City, Dash swept the floors of a local barbershop and sold newspapers in order to buy sneakers and shirts as a teenager. Dash "learned to hustle", in his own words, from the example of his mother, who died of an asthma attack when he was 15.

Dash served as Jay-Z's manager and business partner at Roc-A-Fella Records, and in 1999, he organized a tour for Jay-Z which made $19 million.

Their relationship soured as a result of two subsequent events. The first was when Roc-A-Fella Records was purchased by Def Jam Recordings (which had previously only owned half of the company) in 2004, after which Jay-Z agreed to take a job as Def Jam's president.

Then, in late 2005, Jay-Z bought Dash out of his stake in Rocawear.

In April 2014, it was announced that Dash is involved with Blind Debit, a fingerprint payment application being developed by Dez White.

Dash founded DD172, a media collective which encompasses: America Nu, a magazine; VNGRD79, a web design firm; BluRoc Records, a record label division. It also includes an art gallery.

Favorite Quotes from Damon Dash

“I work hard, so I surround myself with people that work just as hard. It’s important if you want to create a successful brand. Also, the concept of being “tired” doesn’t really apply to me. In fact, I don’t even consider “tired” tired. If you want to succeed and be successful, you can’t let it bother you.” – Damon Dash
“Don’t expect anyone to give you anything. If you really believe in something, then fight for it.” – Damon Dash
“Life is about perspective, and I have a different perspective from most. I’m not trying to be in Hip Hop at 43 and looking like an old man. I always enjoyed business and my independence. I am an Entrepreneur.” – Damon Dash