About Talib Kweli
It has been claimed that the overall estimate of Talib Kweli net worth reaches a sum of 4 million dollars, up to this day. Talib Kweli became popular because of his career as a rapper. The rapper was born in New York in 1975. His father was working in a college as an administrator, and his mother was working as an English language professor. In addition, Talib Kweli has a brother named Jamal, who is working at Columbia Law School as a professor of constitutional law. Talib Kweli has been interested into rap music since his early childhood. Little did he know at that time, it would become the main source of Talib Kweli net worth, as well. One of the idols when he was growing up was De La Soul.
In 1995, Talib Kweli became an underground rapping artist. Talib Kweli soon made friends with Mos Def, with whom he started collaborating in music as they soon established their first band called “Black Star”. However, the band released only one album but it did not stop them from making their names popular in the industry. Since that time, Talib Kweli has started his career as a solo rapper and has released nine albums as such.
Many of these albums received positive critical reviews and they also helped him to gather a lot of fans. Therefore, sales of these albums also added up revenues to the overall size of Talib Kweli net worth.
In addition to his career as a rapper, Talib Kweli is also known as an activist. As such he has participated and organized many protests. Talib Kweli is also very open about his political views. He has admitted that he has never attended elections and that he believes that election and politics in general are just ‘illusions’. Talib Kweli has also claimed that if he was able to earn enough money through his participation in protests, he would end up his career as a rapper immediately. Thus, it implies that his true passion is his activism and not his career as a rapper, although it has added up a lot to the total sum of Talib Kweli net worth.
Talib Kweli is also known for his family’s life. He is married to DJ Eque, and their wedding ceremony happened in Bel Aire, California, in 2009. Talib Kweli is also known as a parent to two kids, Armani Fela and Diani Eshe.