American Rapper, singer, Record producer, Actor, and songwriter André Lauren Benjamin known as Andre 3000, net worth is $35 million as of 2021.
Benjamin was part of the southern hip-hop duo Outcast along with fellow rapper Antwan “Big Boi” Patton.
Outkast is mostly renowned for their melodies, positive messages, and sophisticated lyricism.
They are also considered as one of the most prominent and greatest hip-hop acts of all time.
Andre 3000 was included on the list of 10 best rappers of the 2000s by Complex in 2013.
Similarly, he was also included in the list of 10 greatest rappers and hip-hop artists of all time by Billboard in 2015 and showbiz cheatsheet.
Besides his involvement in the hip-hop industry, Benjamin is also known for his acting career.
Andre has made appearances in different television series and movies over the years.
Andre Lauren Benjamin was born on 27th May 1975 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Benjamin was the only child of his mother, Sharon Benjamin-Hodo.
Sharon was a single mother and into the real estate business.
His father, Lawrence Harvey Walker, was a collection agent.
Benjamin went to Sarah Smith Elementary School and Try City High School in Buckhead, Georgia.
|Full Name||André Lauren Benjamin|
|Known as||André 3000|
|Other names||Johnny Vulture, Andre 3K, Dre, Sunny Bridges, 3 Stacks, Benjamin André|
|Date of birth||27th May of 1975|
|Place of birth||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Age||46 Years Old|
|Marital Status||Erykah Badu (1995-1999)|
|Children||Seven Sirius Benjamin|
|Father’s name||Lawrence Harvey Walker|
|Mother’s name||Sharon Benjamin-Hodo|
|Education||Try-Cities High School|
|Hair color||Dark Black|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches (1.78 meters)|
|Weight||72 kg (159 lbs.)|
|Profession||Rapper, Singer, Actor, Record Producer|
|Years active||1992- Present|
|Net worth||$35 million|
|Social media||Twitter, Instagram|
|Last Update||May, 2022|
Andre 3000 Net Worth and Income
American Rapper, record producer, and actor Andre 3000 have a net worth of a whopping $35 million as of 2021.
He was consistently mentioned on the list of “top ten rappers” of all time by various media sources.
Apart from rapping, Andre is also a recognized actor, having appeared in numerous television series and movies. In addition, he is also an entrepreneur with his own clothing line.
Besides that, 3000 make money through dedicated outcast fans who still purchase hard copies of their album.
Out of various income sources, Andre generates more revenue from online streaming and radio plays.
Benjamin is also known for his Emmy award-winning show on cartoon network “Class of 3000”.
Andre 3000 House, Cars & Yacht & watches
With a net worth of an astonishing $35 million, Andre has been able to maintain a home in his hometown as well as Stone Mountain, Georgia.
Atlanta, Georgia House
Former member of hip-hop duo Outkast purchased this house in May 2002 located close to hole North Fulton Golf Course.
This house offers a decent two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The house boasts 2,779 square feet of living space.
Rapper purchased this house for $7 75,000.
In 2013 the house was worth $9 00,000, but as of 2021, it is worth $1.1 million.
Stone Mountain House, Georgia
Rapper purchased this beautiful house in 1997. The house is located at Stone Mountain, Georgia.
This gorgeous house offers five bedrooms, full four and one-half bathrooms, a fireplace, and a swimming pool. Benjamin purchased this house for $3 00,000.
Reportedly the house was worth $4,50,000 in 2013. As of 2021, the house is worth approximately $5 00,000.
Besides these two houses in Georgia, Andre also owns an apartment in New York City.
The apartment is located in Downtown New York on the 3rd floor of the building.
Even though Andre has managed to keep his social life low-key.
But he is still a rapper and loves some flashy cars.
First in his collection is Cadillac Escalade SUV.
This sleek machine is powered by a 6.2-liter V8 engine which produces 403 horsepower and 415-pound feet of torque.
It has a six-speed automatic transmission and an option for manual shift mode. This SUV costs over $1, 00,000.
Next in his collection is Porsche Carrera GT.
This supercar is powered by a 5.7-liter V10 engine which produces 603 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque.
This car comes with a price tag of $6 00,000.
Reportedly rapper was issued a ticket for overspeeding in his Porsche in May 2009.
He was going 109 miles an hour in a 65 miles an hour limit.
No car collection is complete without a Mercedes in a garage.
Reportedly rapper Andre also owns a Mercedes E430. This comes with a price tag of $59,100.
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Andre 3000 Lifestyle and Vacations
Being a hip-hop star, Andre’s choice for daily apparel does indicate slight essence of old-school hip-hop.
Baggy jeans, sports jerseys, Kangol hats, to name a few.
Since the launch of his own clothing line, the greatest of all time goes for his own brand for day-to-day clothing.
He usually prefers t-shirts from Benjamin Bixby.
Other than that, his wardrobe consists of brands such as Berluti, Canali, Ermenegildo Zegna Couture, Van Huynh, Hermès, Illesteva, etc.
Seems like Benjamin loves wearing coats.
For coats he does Berluti which costs $8,450. Canali $2,500, Hermes $5,200, Valentino $3,695, Visvim $2,019 and Dolce & Gabbana $3,375.
In terms of hats, Andre does Van Huynh with a cost of $550.
Andre also does have a collection of bling. Often time he’s been spotted flexing his golden grill.
Singers and rappers in the music industry are known for their gigs in different places. Andre is no exception.
During his time with Outkast, the duo would perform in different cities, and in their free time, they would explore the city.
Apart from that, Andre 3000 has been to many places for fashion shows to represent his own clothing line, Benjamin Bixby.
He has been to Paris, Hawaii, San Francisco, etc.
Rapper Andre 300 has been involved in charitable foundations such as the Prostate Cancer Foundation.
Andre supports causes such as Cancer Children, Creative Arts, Education, and Health.
Andre 3000 also collaborated with eBay at Complexcon to support charity.
Similarly, the Outkast rapper was also involved in the Black Lives Matter Movement.
Andre came up with a new line of T-shirts to benefit the movement.
Reportedly, the proceeds from the sales went to the movement for three full days.
His campaign with Movember helped raise funds for prostate and testicular cancer.
Movies, Investments, Endorsements & Book Publications
Movies and TV Shows
Despite being the greatest of all time in the hip-hop industry, Andre also laid his hands into acting, and amazingly enough, he was successful there as well. Music got him money; music and movies combined got him more.
The rapper has appeared in numerous films and television shows. He is most known for his roles in 2005 Four Brothers, 2006 Idle wild, 2005 Revolver, and 2005 Be cool.
Andre 3000 has won nine awards out of twenty-six nominations. His 2005 film Be Cool was not critically acclaimed but grossed $95,216,056 in box office worldwide.
Like how he made a big buck in music, he knows which project will make him money. His other commercially successful movie was the 2006 Scary Movie 4.
It was not the darling of critics but grossed over $178 million in the box office.
Similarly, another hit of the actor was Jimi: All Is By My Side, a bio of Jimi Hendrix managed to claim a positive review from critics as well as a box office collection.
Likewise, Andre 3000 has been a part of numerous television shows.
His role in a TV show Class of 300 brought a healthy return for his re-occurring role. His other shows include The Shield, Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio, and About a Girl.
A consistent career in music and movie will take you far but so does the business.
Probably the biggest investment made by the rapper turned actor is his clothing line, Benjamin Bixby.
Andre launched his own fashion line called Benjamin Bixby back in 2008.
Benjamin Bixby is a clothing line that represents old-school college football wear. The clothing line was 100% Andre’s creation and consists of more than 70 pieces.
Andre also collaborated with Tretorn for the line of retro footwear in 2017. Rapper gets a healthy return from his clothing line and various collaborations.
Money starts to fall from when zillion brands, designers, and labels beg for your face in their product.
Andre has been picky for his projects, and surprisingly enough, it’s paid off.
Every project he got involved in added value to his household name status. His endorsement deal with Gillette made him millions so did his collaboration with Tretorn.
He also endorses his own brand, Benjamin Bixby.
He supported a brand Movember campaign which helped to raise funds for cancer. This campaign added his credentials as a philanthropist.
After teaming up with “Big Boi,” the duo was signed by LaFace and released their debut album Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik in 1994.
The hit album earned both fame and fortune to the duo. The duo has won six Grammys during their time in Outkast.
In late 2006 Andre split up with “Big Boi” and continued his solo career.
He has never released a solo album, but he has partnered with some of the big names in the industry.
Andre 3000 partnered with artists such as Jay-Z, Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa, Beyonce, which helped him pocket more money from music with less risk.
He always chooses his projects wisely, which has contributed to his fame and fortune.
3 Facts about Andre 3000
- Andre 3000 is an African-American as well as a Native American.
- He was a hardcore vegan for fifteen straight years. But in 2014, he gave up. In 2004 Andre 3000 was voted the Worlds sexiest vegetarian.
- With Outkast, Andre 3000 sold over 25 million records and has eleven times platinum albums.
What happened to Outkast?
They split in late 2006 but reunited in 2014 for a globetrotting tour.
Is Andre 3000 still married?
Andre 3000 has never been married. But he has a son with singer and songwriter Erykah Badu.