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Bushwick Bill Net Worth

Bushwick Bill Net Worth is
$1.5 Million

Bushwick Bill Biography

Bushwick Bill was born on 8 December 1966, in Kingston, Jamaica as Richard Stephen Shaw. He‘s also known as Dr. Wolfgang Von Bushwickin the Barbarian Mother-Funky Stay High Dollar Billstir and is a rapper who came to prominence in the 80’s.

So how rich is Bushwick Bill? According to various sources, his net worth is estimated to be over $1.5 million and he can associate it with his career spanning until the present day. His assets include luxurious house and the apartment in Los Angeles.

Bushwick Bill Net Worth $1.5 Million

Bill’s father was a merchant marine and his mother was a maid. Even though he was born in Kingston, rapper grew up in New York, United States and his nickname represents the Brooklyn district that he lived in. Bill has started his musical career in the hip hop group Geto Boys as a dancer Little Billy in 1984. Later, Little Billy became Bushwick Bill and started performing. The band was signed with the Rap-a-Lot Records label. The group currently consists of Bill and Willie D. The Geto Boys’ singles are based on unusual topics, such as necrophilia, violence, sex and others. Bill has left the group in 1997 but came back in 2002.

The debut solo album Little Big Man was released in 1992. It included the single “Ever So Clear” which was number 1 in the US Hot Rap Singles in 1992. Three years later, Bill released the second album Phantom of the Rapra. In 1998, he released the album No Surrender…No Retreat which was dedicated to Gil Epstein, his friend that was shoot two years before the release of the album. Bushwick Bill dropped three more albums: Universal Small Souljah in 2001, Gutta Mixx in 2005 and My Testimony of Redemption in 2010. The last album is a Christian rap mixtape, since rapper turned into re-born Christian in 2006. No doubt that the sales of the albums have helped Bill to gain his wealth.

Bushwick Bill agreed to be followed everywhere by cameras for a few years in order to make a documentary, called Bushwich Bill: Geto Boy, which was supposed to separate myths from the real.

In his personal life, Shaw is not married but he has four children: two sons and two daughters (one son is adopted). Rapper‘s physical characteristics are a little bit odd, since he has dwarfism and his right eye is missing. There is a whole story behind his missing eye: in 1991 he was shot by his girlfriend during the fight, after Bill threatened her being intoxicated by alcohol. Rapper woke up in the morgue after being affirmed dead. He stayed alive but the conflict left his without an eye. He even wrote a song about this event and addiction to Everclear alcohol “Ever So Clear” which became very popular.

Also, Bushwick Bill was arrested in Georgia in 2010 and even faced deportation for possession of drugs; cocaine and marijuana. Richard Shaw is a Kendrick Lamar, Common Sense and Talib Kweli fan.

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Quick Facts

Full NameBushwick Bill
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 8, 1966
Place Of BirthKingston, Jamaica
Height3' 8" (1.12 m)
ProfessionRapper, musician,
NationalityAmerican,
ChildrenJavon Boutte
ParentsDeloris Shaw, Rollin Shaw, Ever So Clear, Call Me Crazy, Chuckwick
NicknamesDr. Wolfgang Von Bushwickin, Richard Stephen Shaw, Bushwick Bill,
MySpacehttps://myspace.com/therealbushwickbill
ImDBwww.imdb.com/name/nm0082266
Music GroupsGeto Boys
MoviesNight Vision, No Bigger than a Minute, Wildest Craziest Parties & Events, Rap-a-Lot: Greatest Hits: Vol. 1


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Father of Javon Boutte.
2Son of Deloris Shaw.
3His last CD, released in October 1998 - No Surrender . . . No Retreat, was dedicated to Gil Epstein, a slain Fort Bend County prosecutor, murdered outside the Jewish Community Center in Houston, Texas, in 1996. Epstein's killer is currently on death row. The CD is under his label, Lickle Getto Boy $ N' Cents Ent. A picture of Gil Epstein and his nephew, along with his ID badge, are inside the CD cover.
4Member of the rap group the Geto Boys.
5Fan of the Child's Play movies, in which he had done a couple of songs that spoofed the Chucky doll. Sometimes called Chuckwick, in which he is a fan of the Chucky doll from the Child's Play movies.
6Lost right eye after an accidental shooting on October 10, 1991. He was intoxicated after drinking Everclear, and threatened his live-in girlfriend. The song "Ever So Clear", from his solo album "Little Big Man", detailed this incident. His picture (from the emergency room) ended up on the cover of the Geto Boys "We Can't Be Stopped" album.
7In 1995 he had his name legally changed to "Dr. Wolfgang Von Bushwickin the Barbarian Mother-Funky Stay High Dollar Billstir".


Filmography

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
OvertowndelayedLeprechaun (as Bushwick Bill)
Night Vision1997Newt (as Bushwick Bill)
Original Gangstas1996Party Cigar Smoker (as Bushwick Bill)
Who's the Man?1993Bar Vagrant (as Bushwick Bill)
Martin1993TV SeriesTrey

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Party Legends2016TV SeriesHimself
Unsung2013TV Series documentaryHimself
The Life and Times of Gangsta Brown Part 22012Himself - Bushwick Bill
The (White) Rapper Show2007TV SeriesHimself
Street Life2001Video documentaryHimself (as Bushwick Bill)
The Howard Stern Radio Show1999TV SeriesHimself
Freak Out1999TV Series documentaryHimself - Geto Boys
Howard Stern1998TV SeriesHimself
Yo! MTV Raps1991TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (as Bushwick Bill)
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