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How much is DMX worth in 2019?

Life is really full of miseries but that does not mean that we stop progressing because there is always a hope deep inside our hearts. DMX aka Earl Simmons - A celebrity with over a dozen judiciary records, cases of bankruptcy and many more disturbing incidents still live life of a King’s size.

With his career as a rapper and actor, DMX accumulates million dollars fortune and has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

Grab more details on DMX’s net worth, salary, income source, assets, lifestyle, expenses, debt, legal allegations, and personal details.

DMX Net Worth Details, Salary, Income Sources

As of March 2019, DMX is estimated to have the net worth of -$10 million as per Celebrity Net Worth. Known by stage name DMX, Earl Simmons earns his net worth from his professional career as a rapper and an actor.

DMX Net Worth throughout the years:

YearNet Worth
2018-$10 Million
2017-$8 Million
2016-$5 Million
2015-$2 Million
2014-$1 Million
2013$7 Million
2012$5 Million
2011$4 Million
2010$2 Million
2009$1 Million

It is estimated that a rapper pockets a salary of around $40,000 per year. Actually, the salary ranges in between $16,000 and $101,000.

On the other hand, the salary of an actor is estimated to be around $50,000 per annum while having payroll ranging from $19,000 to $206,000. So, the veteran actor cum rapper is likey to earn more than the average.

Journey to Success

DMX struggled too hard in the beginning years of his career and finally found a breakthrough in the late 90s. He gained high popularity from the album "…And Then There Was X".

Before he debuted in the music industry as a rapper, he established himself as a beatboxer. As a rapper, DMX has released several highest selling music albums including Grand Champ (2003), The Great Depression (2003), … And Then There Was X (1999), It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot(1998) and Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood (1998).

Here check out the list of DMX record sales and earns earnings:


Record Sales of Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood (4 million copies)

Record Sales of It's Dark and Hell Is Hot (5 million copies)



1999Record Sales of ...And Then There Was X (5 million copies)$5,600,000
2004Record Sales of The Great Depression (3 million copies)$3,300,000
2007Record Sales of The Definition of X: The Pick of the Litter (65,826 copies)$67,000
2011Record Sales of Year of the Dog... Again (344 thousand copies)$350,000
2013Record Sales of Undisputed (25 thousand copies)$26,000

His recent music projects included giving the soundtracks in movie Deadpool 2, which grossed box office collection of $785 million while having a budget of just $110 million.

Did You Know? DMX is the only artist in the history of Soundscan to have his first four albums debut at number 1 on the Billboard Charts.

DMX's Acting Career & Income

DMX also tested his hands in the entertainment industry, he had appeared in various movies and TV series including Fresh Off the Boat, Third Watch, South Park, Romeo Must Die, Exit Wounds, DMX: Soul Of Man, Last Hour, Death Toll, The After Party, Pimp and many more.

DMX Net Worth Details, Salary, Income Sources

Check out the list of the box office collection and budget of the movies he has appeared in:

MovieBudgetBox Office Collection
Cradle 2 the Grave$25 million$56 million
Last Hour$30 million$150.9 million
Death Toll$35 million$50 million
Romeo Must Die$25 million$91 million
The Bleeding$6 million$6.6 million
Never Die Alone$3 million$5.293 million
Exit Wounds$33 million$179.9 million
Belly$10 million$9.639 million

For the movie Cradle 2 the Grave, he received a total sum of $5 million just as the salary and later provided a share of the movie’s profit.

Interesting Fact: He is the only artist ever to have two albums debut at the first on the Billboard top one-hundred chart the same year.

DMX's Legal Allegations

Major Timeline of his legal allegations linked with money is listed below.

  1. DMX was ordered to pay Simmons for fathering Wayne’s son. Firstly, the price was only $80,000 and later increased to $1.5 million.
  2. On 14 July 2015, DMX was sentenced to imprisonment for 6 months because he failed to pay $400,000 as the child support.
  3. In July 2017, he had major charges ion him with around 14 federal counts of tax fraud. It is said that he failed to pay millions of dollars of tax when he earned at least $2.3 million per year.
  4. At the End of March 2018, the judge of court-ordered DMX to pay $2.29 million tax to the government and a year jail.

Well, a source claimed that he has spent almost half of his life in prison.

Instagram Earnings & Endorsements Deal

With his great hits he has been able to grab the huge number of followers on his social media accounts; Instagram and YouTube.

As of April 2019, on Instagram, he has around 1.6 million followers with around 418 posts. A verifies source reported that the popular rapper has estimated earning per post is in between $3,208.5-$5,347.5 through Instagram.

Moreover, DMX's annual income from YouTube is estimated to be $19,900-$318,500. He has surely added some of the riches to his net worth.

Besides that, DMX also makes money from the endorsement deals, lucrative agreements and promotional ads. Till date, he has endorsed many popular brands and companies which have lent him hands to boost his income.

DMX Assets, Expenses, Lifestyle, House, Car, Debt

Back in 2013, he filed a case of bankruptcy and reportedly said to owe somewhere between $1 million and $10 million to various creditors. While showing the documents he claimed that he has less than $50,000 assets and $1 million to $10 million worth of debt.

His debt includes; $1.3 million as unpaid child support, $21,415 car payment to American Honda Finance and $5,000 unpaid medical bills. Once Damon Dash issued a warrant for owing $342,000 to his ex-wife Rachel Roy.

As of now, DXM is living his life in an apartment in Baltimore, Maryland, the United States. In 2014, his house of New York was forced closed because of his ex-wife Tashera.

Tashera withdrew $100,000 when he was in jail from his bank account in the name of paying a mortgage but did not pay it.

Well regarding his car, he owns a Mercedes Benz CL500 worth in between $33,400 to $49,940.

He is a dog person and owns 9 dogs which in total worth around $50,000.

Well, his health insurance detail is not out; he reportedly pays $982 per year as the house insurance premium in Baltimore, Maryland.

DMX Personal Details: Age, Married Life, Wife, Divorce, & Children

Earl Simmons known with stage name DMX aka Dark Man X was born on 18 December 1970 in Baltimore to his parents; father Joe Barker and mother Arnett Simmons.

As of March 2019, DMX’s age is 48.

He holds an American nationality and belongs to black ethnicity. He stands tall at the age of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 81 kgs (178.5 pounds).

Regarding his personal life, he is a divorcee. He was previously married to Tashera Simmons in 1999 and after 11 years they divorced in 2010.

The then-couple were blessed with four children; Xavier, Shawn, Tocoma and Praise Mary Ella. Their marriage ended up because of a big mystery revealed.

In 2010, he found out that some of his children are not his own. After Tashera DMX started dating Desiree Lindstrom with whom he has a son Exodus.

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Updated On Wed Aug 14 2019 Published On Thu Apr 11 2019 By