How much does rapper DMX, Earl Simmons, make in a year? His income and career are revealed here

News by Clarence Published on 01 Feb,2017 Updated on 01 Feb,2017

Earl Simmons is an American hip-hop artist, rapper, producer, and actor. He is popular by his stage name, ‘DMX’. He has been active in the entertainment industry, since 1999.

Simmons has also featured in several movies like Belly, Romeo Must Die, Last Hour, and many others. He is one of the richest hip-hop artists of the American media industry.

Earl Simmons’ lifestyle and net worth

Earl Simmons makes a huge amount of money from his songs, films, and television shows. He has been " target="_blank">contributing to the American hip-hop industry, since his young age.

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First, he came out as a beatboxer and after sometimes he released his first, 'Just-song Ice’s, Latoya’. He is the bestseller rappers of all time who have released seven studio albums till now. The richest rapper DMX has an estimated net worth of $10 million, from his career.

Simmons has a luxurious lifestyle and is often seen wearing expensive chains on his neck and high-cost bracelet on his hand.

Earl Simmons’ Music career

In the late 1980s, Earl Simmons started writing a column for 'The Source' magazine where he used to write about unsigned hip-hop artists. In 1992, he recorded his first single Born Loser, which was less listened by audiences.

He continued to sing single tracks for next six years and also featured in other rappers like LL Cool J, The LOX, Mase and so on.

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In 1998, Earl released two albums, first he released his debut album It’s Dark and Hell is Hot, in February of that year. Then, he released second album Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood. 

His both albums became bestseller albums of the year. After a year, he released his third bestselling album And Then There was X. The 'Party Up' single off that album became his first Top 10 hit on the R&B charts.

Since then, he has released seven albums, yet. Currently, he is preparing for his eighth studio album. The rapper has also toured several parts of the world along with other artists such as Kanye West and Dr. Dre.

Earl Simmons’ acting career

The rapper Earl Simmons has also presented himself as an actor. Earl started his acting career from the 1998 movie Belly, directed by Hype Williams.

That year, he also featured in the television show The Chris Rock Show. Since then, he has featured more than dozens of films and television shows.