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

Albert Johnson famously known by is stage name Prodigy is an American rapper and songwriter. He was a partner and on-half of famous hip hop duo called Mobb Deep. Prodigy has one of most successful music careers of all time in the music industry .Prodigy been an inspiration to many young musicians across the world.

Prodigy has highly successful albums such as H.N.I.C. (2000), H.N.I.C. Pt. 2 (2008), Hegelian Dialectic (The Book of Revelation (2017) and many more successful collaboration albums throughout his music career.

Prodigy Profile/Wiki/Bio

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Albert Johnson, widely known by the name ‘Prodigy’  was born in Hempstead, New York on 2nd November, 1974 and his  is  42 years years old by the time of his death in 20th June , 2017.Prodigy attended  High School of Art and Design in Manhattan during his high school. It is in that school Prodigy met his future music partner, Havoc.

The duo adopted being Poetical Prophets before choosing the name Mobb Deep. In1991, Prodigy disguised as Lord-T when then-16-year-old Johnson made an uncredited guest appearance on the famous ‘Boyz n the Hood’ soundtrack.  Mobb Deep released its debut music album Juvenile Hell on 4th & B’way/Island/PolyGram Records in 1993 .

Birth name Albert Johnson
Birthdate/Born on 2nd November 1974
Died 20th June 2017
Age (as of 2022) 42 years
Birthplace Hempstead, New York, USA
Nationality American
Also Known As (AKA)/Other names 1991 – 2017
Occupations Rapper
Debut HNIC (2000)
Genres Hip-hop
Labels Infamous, Loud, G-Unit ,SRC, RED, E1, Relativity

Prodigy Relationship Status, Affairs & More

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Prodigy was married to Kiki Johnson on 2007 and they were still married by the time of his death. Prodigy’s relationships and affairs are open to the world as prodigy was included in headlines frequently about his affairs and martial status. Unpopular sources suggest that Prodigy has a turbulent  married life with Kiki Johnson ever since they were married as Prodigy has romantical encounters with famous women such as Lindsay Lohan (2010), Keyshia Cole (2003) and Karrine Steffans (2003).

Prodigy has welcomed two children to the world with Kiki and they were named as T’Shaka Keion-Maliq Johnson and  Santana Fox. Prodigy daughter Santana Fox is also a reputed name in music industry and she is officially an musical artist too. Prodigy relationships and romantic encounters were always talk of the town but the couple faced everything and sorted it out. The couple was strong and endured all the things that have come against them.

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Marital Status Married (2007 – 2017)
Spouse Kiki Johnson (m. 2007)
Girlfriends/Affairs Lindsay Lohan (2010) Keyshia Cole (2003) Karrine Steffans (2003)
Children’s 2 (T’Shaka Keion-Maliq Johnson and Santana Fox)

Prodigy Net Worth & More

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Prodigy has reportedly a net worth of $5 Million as of 2022. It is obvious that mostly his source of income comes from his musical career and album sales but sources suggest that Prodigy has also invested in many companies that support himself until his death. Prodigy was one of the most successful musicians of his generation and he has some of the best albums ever released .

Prodigy released his first solo music album H.N.I.C in November 2000 which was an instant success and it also had sequels .  His follow up solo album   released in 2008. Prodigy then continued to work with Mobb Deep for 6 years during the releases of his first two solo albums. Prodigy  released Infamy ( 2001), Amerikaz Nightmare ( 2004), and Blood Money  (2006).

Net Worth $5 Million

Prodigy Biography, Life Story, Trivia & More

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Prodigy hails  from a musical family. His grandfather Budd Johnson was a saxophonist who was a member of  Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1993. His grand-uncle, Keg Johnson, who was a reputed musician worked as  a trombonist. Both of Prodigy’s relatives  are remembered for their contributions to the bebop era of jazz. Prodigy’s  mother, Fatima Frances (Collins) Johnson, was a member of famous music group ‘The Crystals‘. His father, Budd Johnson Jr., was a member of a doo-wop music group called The Chanters.

The famous  Georgia’s Morehouse College was founded by Prodigy’s great-great-grandfather ,William Jefferson White.

Prodigy released his autobiography, My Infamous Life: The Autobiography of Mobb Deep’s Prodigy in 2011. The book was co-written with Laura Checkoway and published by Touchstone Books.

Prodigy co-wrote the urban crime novel H.N.I.C. collaborating with  British author Steven Savil which was published by Akashic / Infamous Books. They also co-wrote a second novel named ‘Ritual’, which was released by the same Akashic publishers in 2015.

Prodigy died on June 20 2017 at the Spring Valley Medical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada while hospitalized for medical complications related to his sickle-cell anemia.

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