Busta Rhymes Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Jul, 2019
Facts of Busta Rhymes
Date of Birth: 1972 , May-20
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Busta Rhymes
Birth Name Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr.
Father Trevor Smith
Mother Geraldine Green
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Red Hook, New York City, New York
Religion Muslim
Ethnicity Black
Profession Hip-hop artist
Net Worth $ 20 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 114 Kg
Famous for Hip hop recording artist, actor, record producer and record executive
Affair with Karrine Steffans
Married Yes
Married to N/A
Children T'Ziah (born 1993), T'Khi (born 1999), Trillian (born 2001), Mariah (born 1998)
Education Uniondale High School
Awards BET Award for Best Collaboration
Movies Halloween: Resurrection, Finding Forrester
Siblings Paul Smith
Albums The Big Bang 2006
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The American rapper, producer as well as an actor, Busta Rhymes is famous for appearing intricate rhyming skills.

Early Life, Bio, and Education Of Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes was born on May 20, 1972, and his birth name was Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He was born as the son of Geraldine Green and Trevor Smith. His parents belong to Jamaica descent. According to his ethnicity, he is African American. His nationality is American. Information based on his sibling is not updated yet.

Busta Rhymes attended Uniondale High School from where he graduated in 1990. Smith also attended George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School. In the college, he studied alongside Jay-Z and DMX.

Busta Rhymes' Career

In 1989, he formed the group East Coast hip hop group Leaders of the New School along with Charlie Brown, Cut Monitor Milo and Dinco D. During late 1989, the group started their recording and the released the first album of their career in 1992 with an album entitled A Future Without a Past. In 1993, they released T.I.M.E. (The Inner Mind's Eye); with the growing popularity of the band, they separated on the set of Yo! MTV Raps. From the time of separation, he started working with other celebrities like Big Daddy Kane, The Notorious B.I.G and Another Bad Creation.

In 1996, he released his solo debut album The Coming. The album was released after recording for a month. The super hit songs from the alums were Woo Hah!! Got You All in Check. Rhymes recorded Extinction Level Even in 1998. In 2000, Busta recorded album entitled Anarchy which was the final album for Elektra.

Busta Rhymes released his seventh album entitled The Big Bang, which is one of his most successful albums of the career. The album was sold 209,000 copies in its first week and he also climbed up to the top of U.S Billboard 200. He has also worked with many other celebrity bands and artists like Linkin Park, Jay Z and many more.
Busta has also appeared in several Filmography; some of his films include Higher Learning (1995), Finding Forrester (2000), Full Clip (2004) and Breaking Point (2009).

Busta Rhymes' Net Worth and Salary

His net worth is estimated to be around 20 million dollars and salary is under review. 

Busta Rhymes' Personal Life

Busta Rhymes is a multi-talented personality and he has been in relation with many girls in the past. His sexual orientation is straight and his current relational status is single.

Busta has an affair with Karrine Steffans. After his separation with his girlfriend, from time to time he was also linked with many other girls and also he was spotted with many girls hanging around in public places and shopping malls. Later in 1998, he started dating with Eden Har'el. In 2006, he started a relation with Deelishis and they lived together in relation for about a year separating in 2007.

Though there is no clear information about his married life and his spouse, he has four children, T'Ziah, T'Khi, Trillian and Mariah. From a religious point of view, he practices Muslims. 

Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts

  • Age: As of 2019, Busta Rhymes is 47 years old. 
  • Birth Sign: Taurus
  • Height: He has a tall height of 6 feet 1 inch(185cm).
  • Weight: His body weight is around 115 kg (254 lb)


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