Suge Knight Net Worth

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About Suge Knight

Marion Hugh "Suge" Knight Jr. is an American former music executive and the co-founder and CEO of Death Row Records, who was a central figure in gangsta rap's catapult to massive commercialization. As of , Suge Knight's estimated net worth is at least $250K.

The feat is attributed to the record label's first two album releases: Dr. Dre's The Chronic in 1992 and Snoop Dogg's Doggystyle in 1993. Before beginning his music career, he played college football at University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). He then played defensive end for the Los Angeles Rams in 1987 during the player strike as a replacement player.

What is Suge Knight's Net Worth?

As of , Suge Knight's estimated net worth is at least $250K. From 1983 to 1985, he attended and played football at El Camino College. In 1985, he transferred to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and played football there for two years.

Knight went undrafted in the 1987 NFL Draft, but was invited to the Los Angeles Rams training camp. He was cut by the Rams during camp, but he became a replacement player during the 1987 NFL Players Strike, and played two games for the Rams.

After the NFL, Knight found work as a concert promoter and a bodyguard for celebrities including Bobby Brown. In 1989, Knight formed his own music publishing company. His first big profit in the business came when Vanilla Ice (Robert Van Winkle) agreed to sign over royalties from his smash hit "Ice Ice Baby", because the song included material allegedly written by Knight's client Mario Johnson.

Early life of Suge Knight

Marion Hugh Knight Jr. was born om April 19, 1965 in Compton, California, the son of Maxine (née Dikemen) and Marion Knight Sr. His name Suge (pronounced Shuug) derives from "Sugar Bear", a childhood nickname. He attended Lynwood High School in nearby Lynwood, where he was a football and track star. He graduated in 1983.

Favorite Quotes from Suge Knight

“When you’re dealing with TV and with movies, people don’t take it as seriously as they do with music. If a rapper does a song about shooting people on the block and goes into a restaurant or grocery store, people grab their purses because they’re afraid the person is violent. With TV and movies, people know it’s okay, it’s just a script.” – Suge Knight

“As far as anybody in the rap game ever trying to assassinate my character, that’s impossible. You talking about a man who has always walked the walk and talked the talk.” – Suge Knight

“Coming from prison, you’re more appreciative. Somebody gives you a bottle of water, you’re like, “Thank you.” Because that water means something. It might not be too good. It might not even be drinkable, but you know, you gotta do what you gotta do.” – Suge Knight

“As far as anybody in the rap game ever tryin’ to assassinate my character, that’s impossible. You talkin’ about a man who has always walked the walk and talked the talk.” – Suge Knight

“I’m in prison. But my heart and mind are free. Gangsta haters on the streets are doing more time than me. They need 30 police escorts with them every time they walk down the street.” – Suge Knight

“I’m passionate about everything, like my family and friends. Anybody I am talkin’ to is gonna be bona fide real. There is no substitution for happiness. Period. As far as anybody in the rap game ever trying to assassinate my character, that’s impossible.” – Suge Knight

Suge Knight Net Worth