Tupac Shakur Died at 25 in 1996; Was He a Rich Man and Had Huge Net Worth

The American rapper and actor, Tupac Amaru Shakur, who died on the 7th of September, 1996, from a 40 caliber Glock four times, two times in the chest, once in the arm, and once in the thigh, had added a lot to his total net worth through his career in the musical industry. Tupac is still considered as one of the all-time best rappers in the industry.


With his death at just 25 years' of age, he was not able to achieve much success but, in only a 9 years' long musical career. So, today, we are going to talk about the legendary rapper Tupac Shakur's total earnings. So, without further ado, let's just jump right in. 

Tupac Shakur's Net Worth

The late rapper, Tupac Shakur had an estimated net worth of around $40 million as per some tabloids. The father of rap who died a crude death, according to the Forbes, his estate took about $3.5 million in just 2010. 

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CAPTION: Tupac Shakur SOURCE: Daily Post

Similarly, in 2007, Tupac's overall net worth was around $9 million, even more than what Eminem and 50 Cent had made in 2010. The rapper had a total of over 153 songs to his name still unreleased when he died. 

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CAPTION: Tupac Shakur SOURCE: Popsugar

If we look at some of the music sales of the rapper then, it can be seen that he has earned great amount from them. In 1991, he earned as much as $1.1 million from his album, 2Pacalypse Now. Later, in 1994, he earned $516,000 from his 478,419 sold copies of the album Thug Life: Volume

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During 1995, he earned $3.72 million for his album, Me Against the World and in 1996, he earned a total of around $6.12 million from her album, All Eyes on Me

CAPTION: Tupac Shakur's album SOURCE: Discogs

After he died, Shakur still earned a lot of cash from his remaining unreleased songs. His album, The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory sold over 3.9 million copies and earned more than $4 million.

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In 2002, his worth increased to $7 million and it kept on rising as, in 2003 and 2004, his earnings were estimated around $12 million and $5 million. In 2011, Tupac earned $3.2 million from his music and merchandise sales. 

Tupac Shakur's Cars Collection

If you are a fan of Tupac, then you know how enthusiastic Tupac Shakur was about cars. He had a huge collection of cars. He was the proud owner of the Mercedes Benz 500SL. Also had another car, a yellow 1961 Chevy Impala. 

CAPTION: Tupac Shakur in his car SOURCE: Twitter

Besides that, he was also seen driving the 1995 Jaguar XJS which was later sold along with his signature in $40,000 as the opening bid. Even though Shakur had so many cars to ride, he loved his Rolls Royce Corniche IV. Later, his car's license plates were sold for about $25,000. He also had a Range Rover and a 1996 Hummer H1. The car was later sold at an auction for about $337,114. 

And, finally the car he was killed in! He was in his 1996 BMW 750iL car when he was killed. The car was put on sale for about $1.5 million

Tupac Shakur's House

Now, to talk about Tupac Shakur's house! He had a house in the Woodland Hills near the Calabasas border. The house is made on a nearly 6 thousand square foot of area with its own outdoor swimming pool and a garden, at that. In the mid of 2017, the house was put on the market for about $2.659 million

CAPTION: Tupac Shakur's last house SOURCE: Curbed

Tupac lived in the house with his fiance Kidada Jones. The mansion has a total of six bedrooms which is now updated now by the current owner of the house. The amenities consist of lavish items from stainless steel stoves to a jacuzzi tub. This home is popularly known as Tupac Shakur's Last Home as he lived there only for a year before getting shot. 

Well, even after his death, Tupac Shakur's legacy is still running wild as he is still earning a lot of cash from his unreleased songs to this day. 

Top 10 Facts of Tupac Shakur 

1. Tupac Shakur was born Lesane Parish Crooks.
2. He was born on June 16, 1971, and died on September 13, 1996.
3. He was engaged to fiance Kidada Jones during his death.
4. Tupac died from the internal bleeding he received from gunshots from a .40 caliber gun. 
5. Shakur is famous for his posthumous albums and singles. 
6. He has his own statue at the MARTa museum in Herford, Germany.
7. On April 15, 2012, a 2-D hologram of Shakur performed at the Coachella 2012. 
8. He has sold over 75 million records in just the 9 years' of his active years. 
9. Shakur was included in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. 
10. Tupac Shakur's mother Afeni Shakur dies at the age of 69.