Meek Mill’s net worth is estimated to be around $27 million dollars, as of 2021.
He is an American rapper, songwriter and activist who is making a name for himself in the music industry.
Unfortunately he has been involved in many feuds with other artists and has become controversial with his many legal issues.
Despite his many challenges though, Mill has continued to grow with his music and fame.
Source of Wealth
The main source of wealth for Meek Mill is the earnings from his musical career which includes his mixtapes, extended plays and albums.
Meek Mill was born Robert Rihmeek Williams. He was born on the 6th of May, 1987. His birthplace is South Philadelphia.
Mill was raised by his mother Kathy Williams. His father was killed when Mill was just five years old.
He has an older sister named Nasheema Williams.
His mother, Kathy, was poor and had no money and had to cut hair to sustain her two children. She moved to North Philadelphia so she could actually do other jobs to support the family.
Mill picked interest in music through one of his father’s brothers named Grandmaster Neil.
This uncle of his was a known disc jockey or DJ whose skill and performance in the late 1980s actually influenced celebrities like Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff.
Apart from the influence of his uncle, Mill was also influenced by the works of independent hip-hop artists like Vodka and Chic Raw.
He would often watch DVDs of these artists and emulate their songs.
As a teenager, Meek Mill took up the stage name of Meek Millz as he often participated in battle rap which is basically a type of rapping that includes bragging, insults, and boasting.
He formed a rap group with three of his friends, and the group was known as “The Bloodhoundz”.
At the age of 18, Mill was arrested and jailed for illegal firearm possession. He was later released after a probation agreement.
2008: He released his fourth solo mixtape titled “Flamer 2: Hottest in Tha City”. This mixtape caught the attention of the Charlie Black who then was the President of 215 Aphilyated Records.
Mack later signed Mill to his management company.
Mill’s songs also caught the attention of Atlanta-based rapper and record executive T.I. the owner of Grand Hustle Records.
T.I. offered him a collaboration and record deal that also involved Warner Bros. Records.
2010: Mill collaborated with D.J. Drama, the resident disc jockey at Grand Hustle Records to release a third version of his Flamers mixtapes. The title of this mixtape was “Flamers 3: The Wait is Over”.
The mixtape featured the song “Rose Red” which served as the promotional single. Later on, this promo single was remixed with additional verses from rappers like T.I. Rick Ross and Vado.
“Mr. Philadelphia” was another popular song in the mixtape. Mills parted ways with Grand Hustle this year.
A compilation album titled “Nothing But Flamerz” was released in March of this year.
2011: Mill signed up with Rick Ross’s Maybach Music Group (MMG). He was listed in the “Freshman Class of 2011” by XXL Magazine.
He released a debut single titled “Tupac Back”. This song featured Rick Ross and it was the second track of the tracks in “Self Made Vol. 1″ a compilation album by MMG.
“Ima Boss” was another of Mill’s song featured in the MMG’s compilation album “Self Made Vol. 1”. It also featured Rick Ross and was later remixed featuring artists like Rick Ross, DJ Khaled, Birdman, T.I, Birdman, and Swizz Beatz.
This remix version of “Ima Boss” peaked at number 51 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
“Dreamchasers” was a mixtape that Meek Mill released this year. The mixtape had a song titled “House Party”. Guest appearances on this track include artists like Rick Ross, Yo Gotti, Beanie Siegel, and others.
2012: Meek Mill was listed as the “#7 hottest MC” in the 2012 MTV ” “Hottest MCs in the Game” list. He released “Dreamchasers 2” the second installment of his “Dreamchasers” mixtape. This mixtape was instantly downloaded 1.5 million times after it was released on the website DatPiff.com.
Mill released his first studio album this year. The album was titled “Dreams & Nightmares”. This album debuted at number two on the US Billboard 200 albums chart. On its first week of release, over 165,000 copies were sold.
2013: Mill released another mixtape called “Dreamchasers 3”. The mixtape featured contributions from artists like Akon, Rick Ross, Waka Flocka Flame, Future, Jadakiss, Trina and Wale among others.
2015: He released his second studio album titled “Dreams Worth More than Money”. This album topped the Billboard 200 chart.
2016: Mill released another mixtape titled “DC4”. He also released two extended plays titled “4/4” and “4/4 Part 2”.
2017: A third studio album of Meek Mill titled “Wins & Losses” was released in July of 2017. Extended plays titled “Meekend Music” and “Meekend Music 2” were released in May and July of this year.
2018: Mill released his fourth studio album titled “Championships”. It debuted top of the US Billboard 200 chart. It also received positive reviews from critics.
About 229,000 album-equivalent units were sold in the first week. This translates to about 42,000 in pure sales.
In July, he released an extended play titled “Legend of the Summer”.
Meek Mill is not yet married, as at the time of writing this article. He has dated Fahimah Raheem starting from 2006. They have two sons namely Rihmeek Williams and Murad Williams.
In 2015, he started dating singer Nicki Minaj. Their relationship ended in 2017. Details of their relationship and break up were included inside the lyrics of Minaj’s 2017 single titled “Regret in Your Tears”.
Mill has had a lot of legal issues as well as controversial feuds with other artists.
He was arrested in 2008 and was convicted of drug dealing and gun possession and sentenced to 11 to 23 months in prison. This was followed by eight years of probation.
He has been found guilty of many offenses including a parole violation.
He has feuded with artists like Cassidy, Drake, The Game, and Beanie Sigel.
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