Kurupt (Rapper) Wiki, Bio, Girlfriends, Net Worth & More

Ricardo Emmanuel Brown famously known to the world as Kurupt  is an American Rapper, song writer, record producer and an actor who has helped the genre gangsta rap rise in the era of 1990’s. He was famous for his music albums ‘Dogg Food’ , ‘Kuruption!‘ , ‘The Street iz a Mutha’ , ‘ Streetlights‘  , ‘Against the Grain’ . Kurupt was one half of the famous duo in the 1990’s called ‘ tha Dog Pound‘ .

Kurupt Profile/Wiki/Bio

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Ricardo Emmanuel Brown famously known as ‘Kurupt’ was born on 23rd November 1972 and his age is 50 years old (as of 2022) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He has then moved to Los Angeles, California at the age 16. First he has moved to Hawthorne and then to  South Los Angeles, Crenshaw district at age 18. 

Kurupt has made an entry into the music industry  as a recording artist with  three songs on the S.O.S. Band’s 1991 album One of Many Nights. He had a successful music career and has improved the reach of gangsta rap and has stabilized the genre popularity and so with other legends in the music industry.

Birth name Ricardo Emmanuel Brown
Birthdate/Born on 23rd November 1972
Age (as of 2022) 50 years
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Also Known As (AKA)/Other names Young Gotti , Kurupt Tha Kingpin
Occupations Rapper, Song writer, actor ,record producer
Debut Kuruption!
Genres Hip hop , gangsta rap
Labels Death Row, Inter scope, Antra, A&M, Artemis, Heritage Music, D.P.G.

Kurupt Relationship Status, Affairs & More

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Kurupt  was engaged to rapper Foxy Brown from 1997 to 1999.In the early 20

00s, he got engaged to Natina Reed (member of R&B Group Blaque) which did not end up well resulting in  the couple separating  in 2002, following the birth of their son Tren Brown. In 2007, Brown married Jovan Brown, who filed for divorce in 2017.That same year, Kurupt has  begun dating Toni Calvert. The couple appeared on Marriage Boot Camp’s 17th season in 2020.

It was reported that Kurupt may have been in relationships which were not known to the world . Kurupt life was always been followed by his fans and he was very open to the world about his relationships.

Marital Status Married
Spouse Javon Brown (m. 2007 – 2017 )
Girlfriends/Affairs Foxy Brown (1997 – 1999) Natina Reed (2000 – 2002)
Children’s Teen Brown, Mary brown, Tren Brown

Kurupt Net Worth & More

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Kurupt reportedly  has a net worth of over $500 thousand dollars at the moment. Kurupt has various sources of income which includes his musical career, acting career and also record producing. He has record sales in the year 2005 which has garnered him over $113 thousand dollars .Kurupt highest record sales was in the year 1995 where his earnings were estimated from the album ‘Dogg Pound‘ that has garnered him over $2 Million Dollars.

Net Worth $500 Thousand

Interesting Facts on Kurupt Biography, Life Story, Trivia & More

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In the early 90s, Kurupt was signed by the famous Death Row Records which led him to become a part of the roster of artists composed of Lady of Rage, Daz Dillinger, RBX and Snoop Dogg.

Kurupt and Daz Dillinger  have  formed a duo called the ‘Tha Dogg Pound‘ . The duo’s debut album ‘ Dogg Food’ has opened up to positive reviews and good sales and has been a hit amongst all the viewers and the music critics.

Kendrick Lamar, a famous rapper said about  Kurupt in a 2014 interview as one of his three most significant influences, alongside Tupac and Ice Cube.

Eminem stated in his song “‘Till I Collapse” that he views Kurupt as his favorite and one of the best rappers in music industry of all time, saying “I got a list—here’s the order of my list that it’s in, it goes Reggie, Jay Z, Tupac and Biggie, Andre from ‘Outkast’, Jada, Kurupt, Nas, and then me”.

Kool Moe Dee ranked Kurupt at 39 on his best MCs of all-time list in his book, There’s a God on the Mic.

Kurupt has suffered from alcohol addiction for many years. Though Kurupt has not opened up about his struggles with Alcohol , he managed to make it to the headlines citing his alcohol issues. It was reported that Kurupt has been hospitalized after an alleged relapsed by taking   alcohol while he has been filming for the American Reality Telivision Series ‘Marriage Boot camp‘ . This situation has made the show to ban alcohol .

Kurupt has an impressive acting career. Kurupt has revealed that it was Tupac who has taught him about acting and sowed an interest in him.

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