Shaggy net worth

Shaggy net worth

Net Worth: $22 Million

About Shaggy

Shaggy net worth

Shaggy is a well known singer, who mainly received a lot of success in the 2000s. It has been announced that the overall estimate of Shaggy net worth reaches 22 million dollars. He has accumulated such a high net worth through his involvement into reggae, pop and rapping music industries. He is mainly known from his three hits, which were “It Wasn’t Me”, “Angel” and “Boombastic”. The sales of these singles also added up to the overall amount of Shaggy net worth. Also, it has been stated that he acquired his nickname Shaggy because of his hair, which actually looks shaggy.

Shaggy was born in 1968 in Jamaica, under his real name of Orville Richard Burrell. When he was 18 years old, he and his family moved to live to New York. In 1987, he started to learn singing and he was noticed when only one year passed after he started attending extensive singing lessons. In fact, he was noticed when he was performing a song with his friends just walking down the street.
Before he became a well known singer, Shaggy was also involved into military. Also, it was this time when he discovered his style of singing.

In addition, his service in military inspired him to create a song called “Boombastic”, which is one of his main hits, sales of which increased the overall estimate of Shaggy net worth.

In the 1990s, Shaggy got involved into music full force. His first single was called “Oh Carolina” by Folkes Brothers. In the same year, he also was a guest on the album by Kenny Dope called “The Unreleased Project”. In 1995, one of his most popular songs was released, which was called “Boombastic”. This song was also featured in a commercial of Levi’s.

In 2000, he released one of his most successful albums, which was called “Hot Shot”. The album became a huge popularity and it was certified platinum 6 times in the United States. Also, the sales of it added up to the overall sum of Shaggy net worth. From the album, a couple of singles were released, such as “Angel” and “It Wasn’t Me”. Also, this album hit the top of Billboard charts and also landed in the 1st position of the charts in the United Kingdom. His later albums called “Clothes Drop” and “Lucky Day” did not receive so much success as did the previously mentioned one, which skyrocketed him to a stardom.

Now you have an idea why Shaggy net worth is this huge

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