Popular by the stage name Swae Lee, Khalif Malik Ibn Shaman Brown is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. Since 2008, he is the other half of the American hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd with his brother Slim Jxmmi.
As one-half of the duo Rae Sremmurd, Swae Lee released the debut album SremmLife on 6 January 2015, which became RIAA: Platinum-certified & charted #5 in Billboard 200.
Furthermore, the brothers’ duo released other 2 studio albums: SremmLife and SR3MM, which aided in their fame as well as fortune growth. Over the years, Swae Lee has released many hit songs like No Flex Zone, No Type, By Chance, Black Beatles, and more.
Net Worth Of American Rapper Swae Lee: Income Sources & Earnings
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Swae Lee owns an estimated net worth of $6.5 million as of May 2020. He earns his fortune from his successful career as a singer, songwriter, and rapper.
In the United States, a singer makes around $45,000 on average, whereas, a songwriter makes $43,000 annually.
Career Insight: Studio Album & Songs
Lee began his career in music alongside his sibling Slim Jxmmi and local rapper Lil Pantz while in high school & even more, he formed a hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd in 2008.
Later in 2013, his hip-hop duo signed to Mike Will Made It’s label EarDrummers Entertainment. With the label, they have released 3 studio albums so far: SremmLife, SremmLife 2, and SR3MM.
Their 4th album Sremm4Lifeis yet to announce a released date.
The hip-hop duo Rae Sremmurd released their debut studio album titled SremmLife on 6 January 2015 that consists of hit singles like No Flex Zone, No Type, Come Get Her, and more.
Similarly, their second and third album titled SreemLife 2 and SR3MM was released on 12th August 2016 and 4th May 2018 respectively. The albums include hit songs like By Chance, Black Beatles, Swang, Chanel, and Close.
In March 2015, Swae was featured on Drinks on Us by Mike Will Made It alongside Future and The Weeknd. Likewise, in September 2015, Lee was featured on Burn Slow by Wiz Khalifa which peaked at no.83 on the Billboard Hot 100 making it his first solo entry in the chart.
In September 2018, Jhene Aiko featured Lee on her track Sativa. The following month, he was featured on the song Close to Me by Diplo and Ellie Goulding.
On 3rd November 2018, Swae and Post Malone collaborated for the track song Sunflower from the movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The song became his first song as a soloist to top the Billboard Hot 100.
As a solo artist, Lee released his debut solo album titled Swaecation as a part of a triple album set along with SR3MM and Jxmtro by Slim Jxmmi.
In 2019, he collaborated with Madonna for the song Crave on her album Madame X.
Earnings From Endorsements & YouTube
In October 2018, Lee and Slim Jxmmi signed a $20 million deal with Luc Belaire, a Champagne company featuring Hypebeast. Also, in June 2017, the duo had signed a new deal with Reebok as the face of the brand.
Officially signed to Reebok 👟👟💰 pic.twitter.com/9UlFJhwxcU
— Swae Lee Lee Swae (@SwaeLee) June 2, 2017
Moreover, an avid user of Instagram (8.8 million followers as of May 2020) & Twitter (824.9K followers), Swae Lee can gather a hefty sum through online promotional deals.
As per Influencer Marketing Hub, he is estimated to make around $17,537 – $29,229 per sponsored post from Instagram.
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Meanwhile, as of May 2020, the American singer has over 500K subscribers on his YouTube channel Swae Lee; which as per Social Blade, has the potential to generate $3.6K – $56.8K per year.
The eponymous YouTube channel of their duo Rae Sremmurd has over 7.72 million subscribers along with 3.581 billion views.
In a similar way, their VEVO YouTube channel is estimated to make around $41K – $656.2K per year from which 80% goes to Lee and Jxmmi, whereas, 20% goes to the VEVO official.
How Much Is Swae Lee’s Los Angeles Residence Worth?
Swae Lee purchased a 7,800 square-foot house in Chatsworth, Los Angeles in March 2019. Reportedly, the 26-year-old rapper paid $2.15 million (all cash) for the property, a shy of $250,000 over the original asking price & gave a house tour.
The house features 6-bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, a backyard, a pool, and a spa, and a pair of stone eagles.
In December 2019, Lee purchased a 9-bedroom & 6-bathroom house in Woodland Hills, Los Angles, for $3.5 million. The residence was formerly owned by actor-couple: Jonathan Frakes and Genie Francis.
The rapper rides around expensive cars like Mercedes G-Wagon costing around $124,500, Rolls Royce whose price starts from $450,000, and a McLaren which costs $200,000.
Sleeps With His Jewelry On
He is also fond of expensive jewelry which he likes to show-off on his music videos. In fact, the rapper openly states that he is so fond of jewelry that he sleeps and takes a bath with his jewelry on.
Fascinated With Shoes
Along with his fondness for jewelry, he is also pretty much fascinated by shoes. The singer has a huge collection of shoes, as much as 2000 pairs. He once stated that he likes to wear shoes when they are “box fresh” and crisp white.
Tax Payment And Charity
According to Smart Asset, Lee is reported to pay around $28,548 for his Chatsworth, California mansion. Similarly, the rising rapper sure has his health, life, property, and car insurance done.
Apart from this, Swae is also low-key involved in several philanthropic works.
Swae Lee’s Personal Life- Age, Height, Family, And Relationship
Born Khalif Malik Ibn Shaman Brown on 7th June 1993 in Inglewood, California, the United States. He is American by nationality and has Afro-American ethnicity.
Brown grew up alongside his brother Aaquil Ibinshaman Brown aka Slim Jxmmi who is also a rapper and the other half of hip hop duo Rae Sremmurd.
As of May 2020, he is 26 years old at present and has a height of 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm).
Relationship Status, Dating & Girlfriend
The rapper is currently single, however, he was in an on-again-off-again relationship with Marliesia Ortiz. His former girlfriend is an ambassador for Fashion Nova. They were together for about four years.
In early 2018, Marlie accused Swae of cheating on her with Blac Chyna. However, the news was not confirmed by both parties. In a similar way, she accused him of cheating with his side girl named KB Tate. Sources claim Marlie got into a fight with Tate outside a club in Los Angeles.
After several allegations and scandals, the pair finally called it quits in early 2019.
In December 2019, Swae Lee made highlights after he addressed via social media that his ex-girlfriend smashed windows on his car and threatened to have him “killed” for $20,000.