Plies, also known as Algernod Lanier Washington, is one of the biggest names in the rapping scene. He is best known for releasing multiple chart-topping songs. In fact, his album Goon Affiliated topped the US charts.
In addition to this, he is a former football player who did defensive back and receiver duties for his high school and university but later started his career in rapping.
What Is Plies’ Net Worth?
American rapper Plies has a net worth of $14 Million as of February 2020. The multimillionaire rapper made this fortune from a career spanning more than 18 years in the music business.
In 2017 he was worth $12 million as per data from Comparilist. In a similar fashion, some other sources have claimed that he was worth $4 million in 2016.
Income And Earnings From Record Sales
|$515,000||Definition of Real|
|2007||$500,000||The Real Testament|
He collaborated with Jamie Foxx on the single Please Excuse My Hands, which would go on to do well on the charts. Similarly, another one of his famous collaborations was with Lil Wayne on the track Find You.
In addition to this, the rapper like other musicians also earns from concerts and tours; in fact, the tickets for his concerts go for more than $500.
Does Plies Live In An Expensive Houses And Drive Posh Cars?
The multimillionaire rapper has a mansion in Greenwich, but the details of the house are not available in the media. Some reports have speculated that the home might be worth $11 million.
Additionally, he also has a lavish car collection with the likes of an Aston Martin, Cadillac CTS-V ($89,000), Bentley Continental ($202,500).
Start Of Career
After initially playing as a footballer with his high school and university’s team, he established the label Big Gates Records with stepbrother Ronnell Lawrence Lavatte.
Then he started rapping and eventually landed a record deal with Slip-n-Slide in 2004.
He did some gigs in Miami and would prepare some mixtapes until 2007 when he released The Real Testament in August 2007.
The album instantly made him popular thanks in large to Akon’s contribution on the track “Hypnotized” and T-Pain on Shawty.
The album was certified gold on February 29, 2008, making Plies a big-name rapper. He released his second album, Definition of Real, in June 2008. This album reached the second spot on the Billboard 200 chart.
In December of the same year, he released Da REAList, which topped the US Rap chart. The album featured songs like Me & My Goons, Fuck U Gon’ Do Bout It, Gotta Be, etc.
Goon Affiliated came out on June 8, 2010, and outdid its predecessor by reaching the number one spot on both the US R&B and US Rap charts. He also released The Real Testament II on January 31, 2020.
He has also collaborated with Rick Ross in the past, making a guest performance on the DJ Khaled song “I’m So Hood”.
Interesting: He also released a song “Dayum!” addressing the time when he was attacked by a concertgoer while on stage on April 3, 2015.
Plies and Lil Boosie were set to perform at the Gainesville, Florida nightclub on the night of July 2, 2006. Plies’ performance ran overtime, and his mic was cut so that Lil Boosie could start his performance.
After this, Plies flew into a rage and started fighting with his fists. Guns were also used at the scene, and all in all, six rounds were fired, but no one was killed.
The nightclub shooting resulted in 5 people being injured.
Plies is incredibly popular on Instagram, with over 7.8 million followers as of Feb 2020.
According to Influencermarketinghub, his account generates around $15,518 – $25,863 per post.
Plies was born Algernod Lanier Washington on July 1, 1976, in Fort Myers, Florida, United States to Marvin Erv Givens and Karla WashingtonKarla Washington. He grew up in and around Florida with a brother, Ronnell Lawrence Lavatte.
He attended Fort Myers Senior High School and was Homecoming King and valedictorian.
He joined Miami University and transferred to the University of Central Florida but dropped out later on.
Plies is unmarried as of February 2020 but has a son named Nijier Lanier Washington from former girlfriend Brandy Lacole Lyons born on October 20, 2003.