This month, beloved rapper Nipsey Hussle would have celebrated his 34th birthday.
The Los Angeles native, formally known as Ermias Jospeh Asghedom, tragically lost his life on March 31, 2019, after being shot multiple times in the parking lot of his store, The Marathon Clothing on Slauson Avenue. Nipsey's surprising passing led to an outpour of love and support on social media from celebrities and fans alike.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, at this time of his death, Nipsey was worth an estimated $8 million. Although the star was known for his impeccable discography, Nipsey had quite the business acumen. The site claims a bulk of his wealth from came from short term investments and assets such as cash and stocks as well as liquid assets such as trusts.
He released his first mixtape, Slauson Boy Vol. 1 in 2005 and in February 2018, dropped his debut studio album, Victory Lap. The album earned him his very first Grammy nomination for Best Rap Album the following year.
Since Nipsey's untimely death, his family has taken control of his assets. In May 2019, Nipsey's brother, Blacc Sam, filed paperwork to be the administrator of his estate. The paperwork detailed that Nipsey died without a will and stated the late hip-hop star's liquid assets were valued at $2.035 million.