The Notorious B.I.G. (Rapper) Wiki, Bio, Wife, Net Worth & More

Christopher George Latore Wallace who was famously known by his stage name The Notorious B.I.G or Biggie Smalls . Biggie has been famously known in the music industry as one of the greatest rappers of all time in the history of music. Biggie has a very unique rap style and he was known for his laid-back lyrical delivery which attracts the audience all over the world.

Biggie’s  music was mostly  semi-autobiographical, telling of hardship and criminality from his music , but also of dissipation and celebration. Some of his famous albums include Ready to Die , Life After Death , Born Again, Conspiracy which were huge hits at that time making him the best rappers of his generations. MTV ranked Biggie  at No. 3 on their list of The Greatest MCs of All Time in 2006 , stating that Biggie was  “the most skillful ever on the mic“.

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Christopher George Latore Wallace was born on 21st May 1972 and he was 24 years old at the time of his death (9th March 1997). Biggie was born to a family of Jamaican immigrant parents Voletta Wallace, his mother and Selwyn George Latore, his father. Biggie’s mother is a pre-school teacher and his father was a welder and politician. Biggie had a hard time in his childhood as his father left him when he was only 2 years old leading  his mother to work 2 jobs to raise Biggie. Biggie life has been very different and his debut was old-school. Biggie started rapping when he was a teenager on the streets and started entertaining people with his school.

Biggie slowly started working with small local groups . Biggie has adopted the name MC CWest during his early years. Biggie Mother revealed  in an interview that Biggie was a good school but developed smart attitude in his school. Biggie quit  high school at the age of 17 and became  involved in crime. Biggie  was arrested for  weapons charges in Brooklyn in 1989 and sentenced to five years observation . In 1990, Biggie was charged on a violation of his probation. A year later, Wallace was arrested in North Carolina for dealing crack cocaine. Biggie was sentenced to  nine months in prison before being exculpated.

Birth name Christopher George Latore Wallace
Birthdate/Born on 21st May 1972
Age (as of 2022) 24 years (at the time of his death: 9th March 1997)
Birthplace New York City, U.S.
Nationality American
Also Known As (AKA)/Other names Biggie Smalls, Biggie, Frank White, Big, Big Poppa, MC CWest
Occupations rapper and songwriter
Debut Ready to Die(1994)
Genres Hip hop, gangsta rap, East Coast hip hop
Labels Atlantic, Arista, Bad Boy, Uptown

The Notorious B.I.G. Relationship Status, Affairs & More

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Biggie has been in relationship with several women in his life and some of the significant names are Jan Jackson (1988- October 1993), Lil’ Kim (Sept 1993- March 1997), Wendy Williams, Charli Baltimore (1996- March 1997). Biggie has not been bothered about the world knowing about his relationship as he was very young back then and could not take decisions on his own. Biggie always tried to focus more on his music career and become the best musician of all time. Biggie has been in relationship with Lil Kim Throughout their entire duration  of his marriage with Evans .

Biggie was married to Faith Evans by the time of death. Biggie was reportedly having an affair with Charli Baltimore during the time of his death. Some unpopular sources report that Biggie have been in relationship with other women under the wraps. They believe Biggie could have romantic encounters with then-famous models and celebrities. Faith has caught Biggie once in bed with other women . Faith revealed once in an interview that she learnt the truth about confronting him and she was shocked when she found Biggie with Kim as she adored Kim as a musician .

Marital Status Married(by the time of his death)
Spouse Faith Evans (July 1994 – March 1997)
Girlfriends/Affairs Jan Jackson (1988- October 1993),
Lil’ Kim (Sept 1993- March 1997),
Wendy Williams,
Charli Baltimore (1996- March 1997)
Children’s 2 (C. J. Wallace, T’yanna Wallace)

The Notorious B.I.G. Net Worth & More

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Biggie has an estimated net worth of over $10 Million by the time of his death. He was very affluent and considered as one of the most influential rappers of all time inspiring many young musicians that have been famous names in today’s world.  Most of Biggie’s net worth comes from his album sales and real estate investments . It is indeed surprising that Biggie has not won a Grammy Award out of 4 nominations. Out of 22 nominations , Biggie has won 14 awards in his music career making him one of the successful musicians of his time .

Net Worth $10 Million (1997)

The Notorious B.I.G. Biography, Life Story, Trivia & More

Biggie’s first Rolex was gifted by Tupac, a famous rapper and his good friend. Tupac and Biggie were good friends until they have started the feud between East vs West Coast rap.

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Biggie  was featured in The Source’s Unsigned Hype column dedicated to aspiring rappers, and made a recording off the back of this success in March 1992

Biggie has ghost-written   “Queen Bitch” for Lil’ Kim, making the ‘reference track’ to show Lil’ Kim how to find her flow. quite a Few of Lil’ Kim’s rhymes were ghostwritten by her former lover Biggie according to NME.

Biggie used to  attend the same high school as Jay Z and Busta Rhymes and DMX . Biggie was a “straight A student” at one point of his school before he developed his interest and got involved in crime.

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Biggie was shot in his car on  8th March 1997 by an Impala car driver who was dressed in who was dressed in Blue suit and bow tie . The shooter has parked his car beside Biggie’s car and fired with 9-mm Blue steel pistol on Biggie’s car . Biggie has lost his consciousness as he got stuck with 4 bullets after  the firing . Biggie’s entourage rushed him to Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre but it was too late and Biggie was confirmed dead at 1:15 am on 9th March 1997.

Michael Jackson requested for a chance to work with Biggie for his 1995 track “This Time Around.” which surprised the music world as Michael Jackson did not work with a lot of rappers.

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