Suge Knight bio: net worth, age, height, weight, wife, kids, wiki.
Marion Hugh Knight Jr., better known as Suge Knight, is a former record producer and music executive from the United States. He is the co-founder and CEO of Death Row Records. In 1992, he recorded the first album of Dr. Dre’s “The Chronic,” and in 1993, he recorded the second album of Snoop Dogg’s “Doggstyle.”
Suge Knight: Profile summary
|Full Name/Birth Name||Marion Hugh Suge Knight Jr.|
|Familiar name||Suge Knight|
|Profession(s)||American former record producer, music executive, professional football player, and convicted felon|
|Born In||Compton, California, United States|
|Age as in 2022||57 years old|
|Height(s) Feet||6 feet and 2 inches|
|Heights in cm||188 cm|
|Weight(s) in pound||264 pounds|
|Children||Yes (Taj Knight, Bailey Knight, Posh Knight, Andrew Knight, Legend Knight)|
|Net Worths||$500 thousand|
Suge Knight: Biography & Early Life
Suge Knight was born in 1965, on 19th April. His birth name is Marion Hugh Knight Junior. He was born in Compton, California. His father’s name is Maxine, also known as Dikeman White. His mother is Marion Knight Senior. Suge was Hugh’s nickname in his childhood.
Suge went to Lynwood High School on the outskirts of Lynwood Town, where he played football. Suge graduated from the school in 1983. Hence he was enrolled at El Camino College, where he continued playing football up to 1985. He was then transferred to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he also participated in a football game for two years.
After college life, Suge did not get the opportunity of being drafted by the National Football League but was invited by Rams to the training camp located in Los Angeles. He was not included for the first-round players but as a replacement.
Suge Knight: Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 19 April 1965, Suge Knight is 55 years old as of today’s date, 24th January 2021. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 120 kg.
Suge Knight: Career
Having done relatively well with the National football league, Suge acquired a job as a concert promoter and a security guard for celebrities like Bobby Brown. He formed his studio and a publishing house. The company excelled and made profits. The climax came when Vanilla Ice, also known as Robert Winkle, agreed to pay for their song Ice Ice Baby.
Subsequently, Suge set an artist management business with the famous West coast hip-hop artists the D.O.C and D.J Quik. The D.O.C made a Suge encounter with members of a gangster rap group known as N.W.A.
During the encounters with N.W.A, Suge helped Dr Dre and The D.O.C when they decided to leave the group label known as Ruthless Records under the manager Jerry Heller. After leaving, they co-founded Death Row Records in 1991 with Suge. At first, Suge seemed to meet his declaration by working with several other music companies for the group’s music and video distribution. In this regard, their solo debut album of 1993 by the name The Chronic put the group to platinum certification in the United States. This also promoted Dre’s debut album Doggystyle to gain Platinum certification as well in the United States in 1994.
Suge’s friendship with Mc Hammers started in 1988. They began working together after the shining of his 1994 album, The Funky Headhunter. The two and another friend of Hammers Tupac agreed to sign with Rous Records. They released several songs, including Too Late Player. The group’s reputation drew back because of thuggish crime, and the members decided to leave one by one. Some members of the group were murdered, with Suge as the primary suspect.
Suge Knight: Awards & Achievements
In 1995, Suge Knight received the award for the Soundtrack of the Year.
Suge Knight: Personal Life- Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Knight does not talk much concerning his family life. However, he was married to Michelle from 1999 until 2007, when they divorced. He had five children with him, namely, Taj, Bailey, Posh, Andrew, and Legend. He had another son with his previous wife, Sharita Lee, called Arion.
Knight has been involved in several legal troubles in his life. His first conviction was in 1995, when he had sentenced to five years’ probation over a case of assaulting two rappers. In 1996, he was again sent to jail over a probation violation. He has had an ongoing robbery case since 2014. In 2015, he was involved in a hit-and-run car crash that took the life of his fellow founder of Heavyweight Records, Terry Carter, and injured another person.
Suge Knight: Net worth
Knight has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand.