Big Boi is an American record producer, actor, songwriter and rapper who has a net worth of million dollars in 2017-2018. He is best known as a member of the Outkast. Outkast is a hip-hop duo consisted of him and Andre 3000. The group has produced six albums. He also has solo albums which include Boomiverse, Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty and Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumours.
Biography & Wiki
Big Boi was born in 1975 on 1 February as Antwan Andre Patton in Savannah, Georgia. Big Boi has three brothers namely James, Jason and Marcus. He is the nephew of Donell who has served a prison sentence but is now out.
During his stay in Savannah, he joined Herschel V. Jenkins High School. Big Boi then left for Atlanta to go live with her auntie by the name Renne.
He later joined a Magnet School called Tri-Cities High School to pursue his interest in music. The school curriculum focuses on Visual and Performing Arts.
Big Boi married Sherlita Patton in 2002. The couple has two children. Their daughter is called Jordan and Cross is their son.
Her wife once owned a clothing boutique by the name PValentine whose location is in Atlanta Georgia. Despite its high demand among musicians, it closed in 2008.
He has a son whose name is Bamboo who he got during a previous relationship.
In August 2011, Patton was arrested at the Port of Miami. He was found with MDMA which is a controlled substance after the U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement drug dogs alerted the police.
In the early 1990s, Big Boi met Andre 3000 Benjamin who also went to Tri-Cities High School during their schooling days. The two later collaborated as Outkast. The duo signed with LaFace Records. Its albums include War and Sumthin’s Gotta Give featuring Mary J. Blige.
The two were to make two solo albums and then release them as a double album under the name Outkast. It was titled Speakerboxxx/The Love Below drafted from the two names of the albums. Other albums are ATLiens, Stankonia, Idlewild, Aquemini and Southernplayalisticaddillacmuzik.
After starting his solo career, he has released three studio albums. His debut one was Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty released on July 6, 2010. The release of the second one titled Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors. On 16th July 2017, Big Boy released his third album whose name is Boomiverse.
As an actor, he has appeared in films ATL, Idlewild, Star, and Animals among others. He has had roles in Def Jam: Icon and Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel which is video games.
Awards & Achievements
During the 2015 Tacoma Film Festival, Big Boi won the Audience Choice Award. That same year, he had been nominated for the Tribeca Film Festival Jury Award. In 2016, he was a nominee for the Nightmares Film Festival Award.
Net Worth of Big Boi
Big Boi has an estimated net worth of over $55 million. His primary source of income is music. As a duo, Outkast, he and Andre 3000 Benjamin has six albums. As a solo artist, Big Boi has three albums. He has sold many copies of each.
Big Boi has also had various roles in the different television films. He has also taken roles in two video games. Also, Big Boi writes songs and produces records. With all the sources of income, he has managed to accumulate wealth over the years.
Big Boi is a rapper, record producer, songwriter, and actor. He has released successful hip pop songs independently and as a duo. He has also appeared in films. Big Boi has also made appearances in songs of other musicians.