Bernard James Freeman, widely known by his stage name Bun B is an American rapper, songwriter and actor. Bun B is highly acknowledged for his unique rap style. Bun B is also the one-half of the Southern Rap duo UGK and his partner Pimp C. Bun B is also a solo music artist with five studio albums under his name.
He was a highly successful artist even in his solo music career. Some of the best albums produced by Bun B include Trill OG (2010), Return of the Thrill (2018), and II Trill(2008), which made him one of the most successful musicians of his generation.
Bun B Profile/Wiki/Bio
Bernard James Freeman, famously known by his stage name Bun B was born on 19th March 1973 in Port Arthur, Texas. Bun B is currently 49 years old. Bun B met Pimp C during his childhood and has been friends with him since then. Bun B was raised in the city of Houston, Texas, where he came across famous rapper Slim Thug. Bun B has been enthusiastic about music since childhood and started rapping very early.
Bun B formed a group called PA Militia which later joined hands with UGK and established a group known as The Four Black Ministers. Queen and Jackson later left the Four Black Ministers group leaving Pimp C and Bun B, so they decided to change the group name back to UGK. Underground King, which was released by Pimp C with his friend Queen has been a huge success and caught the attention of an independent label in Houston called Bigtyme Records. This is how the famous UGK is formed.
|Birth name||Bernard James Freeman|
|Birthdate/Born on||19th March 1973|
|Age (as of 2022)||49 years|
|Birthplace||Port Arthur, Texas, U.S.|
|Also Known As (AKA)/Other names||Big Cheney|
|Occupations||Rapper, Songwriter and Actor|
|Genres||Southern hip hop|
|Labels||Double Dose, Rap-A-Lot, Universal Motown, Warner Bros., Jive, II Trill, Asylum, Atlantic|
Bun B Relationship Status, Affairs & More
Bun B was married to Angela Walls In 2003, and the couple has been married happily for over 19 years. Popular Sources suggest that Bun B has been single before his marriage to Angela Walls. But some Unpopular sources suggest that Bun B has been at least in 1 relationship before his name.
Though the information about his relationships and affairs vary with sources, there is no substantial evidence to support their statements. Bun B is a step-father to 2 children and step-grandfather to 7 children. Bun B’s stepson is also a rapper named Young B, who is a part of the rap group Youngest N Charge, known as Bun B’s Opening act.
|Spouse||Angela Walls (m.2003)|
Bun B Net Worth & More
Bun B reportedly has a net worth of over $4 Million as of 2022. Most of Bun B’s net worth comes from his musical and acting careers and investments in various companies. Bun B also had a short-lived acting career, but he has played some memorable roles in films such as ‘Video Girl(2011)‘, ‘Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap(2012)’ and Ghetto Series(2010). Bun B also made a huge amount of money when he was a part of UGK.
All of the UGK’s albums have sold more than 200,000 copies worldwide, making them one of the most successful duos in the music industry of all time. The rapper also has garnered wealth from his various business ventures. Bun B has the most loyal fans who were so crazy for him. When Bun B released a limited edition of Bun B-designed caps, his fans reportedly lined up in the early morning to purchase the brand proving their love for him.
|Net Worth||$4 Million|
Bun B Biography, Life Story, Trivia & More
Bun B made a guest appearance at the Htown Beatdown concert organized by the famous local radio station called Hot 95.7 on June 24 2014. Bun B was honoured with the 360 Legend Award for his successful music career and his impact on the local community through his music albums.
Bun B was selected by the faculty of Rice University as a Distinguished Lecturer for the Spring 2011 semester. Bun B taught a School of the Humanities course on Hip hop and Religion. Bun B has continued to teach the course twice a week through online mode since 2013. Bun b has been a very good lecturer who understands and teaches accordingly to the suggestions of students, and he was liked by all kinds of students.
Bun B released a colouring book titled “Bun B’s Rap Coloring Book” along with author Shea Serrano on September 17 2013. Bun B and Serrano had previously discussed working together to create a book. At first, they agreed to make a book on “hip hop survival guide“, but both decided against the project.
Bun B once shot an armed intruder who attempted to rob his Houston home on April 24, 2019. The intruder escaped on foot. The suspect was later recognized as DeMonte Jackson and was taken into custody by Houston police after being admitted at the hospital.
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