Chris Smith Net Worth

February 27, 2023
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Chris “Daddy Mac” Smith, born on the 10th of January 1979, in Atlanta, Georgia USA, and is a rapper who rose to fame in the ‘90s as a member of the duo Kriss Kross, along with fellow artist Chris Kelly.

So how much is Smith’s net worth? As of mid-2017, based on authoritative sources it is reported to be $200,000 acquired from his years as a performer.

Chris Smith Net Worth $200,000

Smith’s career began at a very early age, when he and Kelly were discovered by music producer Jermaine Dupri. The two thirteen year-olds were walking inside Greenbriar Mall, a shopping mall in Atlanta, when 19 year old Dupri spotted them in 1991.

Dupri signed Smith and Kelly to Ruffhouse Records, and produced their first album “Totally Krossed Out”, under their group name Kriss Kross. The release of the album catapulted the two to fame, especially when their single “Jump” topped the Billboard Hot 100 list for over eight weeks. Eventually their first album sold a total of four million copies in the US alone, and another single “Warm it Up” also helped the album’s success, and of course Chris’ net worth.

Aside from their music Smith and Kelly also became famous for their bold fashion statement of wearing their clothes backwards. The trend became a hit among youngsters that elevated their status to becoming icons.

With the success of their first album, Smith and Kelly started landing various projects aside from their music. In 1992, they became part of Michael Jackson’s European “Dangerous” World Tour, and the two also appeared in Jackson’s music video for his song “Jam”. They appeared in Run-D.M.C.’s music video “Down with the King” and TLC’s “Hat 2 D Back”too, and a cameo on the film “Who’s the Man?”, all contributing to their net worth.

The duo later on also released a video game called “Kriss Kross: Make My Video”, in which the player can help edit the group’s music video with their hit songs. The group’s collaboration with various artists and other endeavors has also helped Smith’s wealth over the years.

After the success of their first album “Totally Krossed Out”, Smith and Kelly followed it with album’s “Da Bomb” in 1993, and “Young, Rich & Dangerous” in 1996. Unfortunately, the two albums failed to match their first album’s success, which subsequently led the duo’s break up.

Smith went back to studying after the group’s indefinite hiatus, pursuing a degree in marketing and business management, and then founded his own company One Life Entertainment, Inc.

In 2013, Smith and Kelly reunited when they performed at the Fox Theatre for to honor their long-time friend and producer Jermaine Dupri for the 20th anniversary of his label So So Def. However, Keely died shortly afterwards, apparently from an overdose of heroin and cocaine. heroin. There are no details of Chris recent public life, nor of his personal life.

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