Lord Jamar Net Worth

May 28, 2023
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Born as Lorenzo Dechalus on the 17th September 1968 in New Rochelle, New York USA, Lord Jamar is a rapper and actor, best known to the world for the role of Kevin ‘Supreme Allah’ Ketchum in the TV series “Oz”. Also, he is known as a part of the hip hop group Brand Nubian, with which he has released six albums, sales increasing his net worth. His career has been active since 1989.

Have you ever wondered how rich Lord Jamar is, as of mid- 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Lord Jamar`s net worth is as high as $1.5 million, an amount earned through his numerous talents, as he has also worked as producer, collaborating with artists such as Tom Browne and Dead Prez, among others, which has also added a lot to his net worth.

Lord Jamar Net Worth $1.5 Million

As early as 1989 his professional career has begun, when he formed the rap group called Brand Nubian with musicians Grand Puba, Sadat X, DJ Alamo and DJ Sincere. Their debut album came out in 1990, entitled “One for All”, which immediately became one of the best albums of the decade. The album received positive critiques and sold more than 400.000 copies, which only increased Lord Jamar`s net worth and encouraged the group to continue to work together.

Their next album came out in 1993, entitled “In God We Trust”, which reached No. 4 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart, becoming even more successful than its predecessor. Group continued to operate in a changed line-up, as Grand Puba and DJ Alamo left to pursue solo careers. Jamar, Sadat X and DJ Sincere continued to work as Brand Nubian, releasing their third album “Everything Is Everything” (1994), which reached No. 13 on the R&B/Hip-Hop chart, with its sales further increasing Lord Jamar`s net worth.

For their next release – “Foundation” (1998) – Grand Puba and DJ Alamo reunited with Lord Jamar and the rest of the group, again reaching the commercial success of their debut album, which also added a considerable amount to Lord Jamar`s net worth. Since then, the group has released two more albums, “Fire In The Hole” (2004), and “Time`s Running Out” (2007), but without major success.
Apart from being a member of the group, Lord Jamar has also launched a solo career; so far he has released only one album, entitled “The 5% Album” in 2005, featuring musicians such as RZA, Raekwon, who are members of the highly popular hip hop group Wu Tang Clan, and Ol` Dirty bastard, among others.

Jamar is also recognized as an actor, making his debut appearance in the TV series “Oz” (2000-2001), as Kevin ‘Supreme Allah’ Ketchum, after which he had cameo roles in TV series “100 Centre Street” (2001), “Law & Order” (2002), and a role in the film “Funny Valentine” (2004), featuring Anthony Michael Hall and Ivan Martin. Five years later, Jamar appeared in the film “Buffalo Bushido”, and most recently he was selected for the role of Tino in the TV series “The Night Of” (2016). Also, he is currently working on several projects, including films “Drug Affected”, and “No Beast So Fierce”, which are yet to be released. All of these appearances add a substantial amount to his net worth.

Regarding his personal life, Lord Jamar is a member of the Nation of Gods and Earths, which is a cultural movement that teaches that black people are the original people of the Earth. Jamar is married and has a daughter, but his wife`s name and other details of their marriage are unknown in the media.

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