Kid Cudi
Kid Cudi
Full Name/Real Name: Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi
Celebrated Name: Kid Cudi
Parents: Lindberg Styles Mescudi, Elsie Harriet (Banks)
Age: 35 years old.
Birth Date: 30 January 1984
Dead or Alive?: Alive
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Education: N/A
Height: 1.74 m
Weight: 74 kg
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: Black
Religion: Christianity
Famous for: Rapping
Profession: Singer, rapper, record producer and actor
Net Worth in 2019: $6 Million
Last Updated: 3rd December 2019

Kid Cudi is a recording artist who has released six solo albums. A gathered attention after the release of his mixtape album called ‘A Kid Named Cudi’ in 2008. He reached prominence with his single “Day ‘n’ Nite” in 2008.

He has also given gold-certified albums like ‘Man on the Moon: The End of Day.’ His album ‘Indicud’ peaked on top of many charts. He has worked with prominent artists like Jay Z, David Guetta, Shakira, Michael Bolton, Mary J Blige, MGMT, and Snoop Dogg. He has also appeared in the TV series Brooklyn Nine-Nine, One Tree Hill, and The Cleveland Show.

Biography

Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, commonly known as Kid Cudi, was born on January 30, 1984. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio and had three other siblings, namely Domingo, Dean, and Maisha. He was born to parents Elsie Harriet and Lindberg Styles Mescudi. His father has served in the Air force, and his mother is a choir teacher at Roxboro Middle School. At age 11, his father succumbed to cancer and died.

Education

He went to Shaker Heights High School and then got transferred to Solon High School. He later attended the University of Toledo and studied film. In the beginning, he wanted to join the U. S. Navy but wasn’t able to because of his background. He started to rap when he was in high school. He then went to New York City to pursue a career in music.

Personal Life

Kid Cudi with daughter Vada Wamwene Mescudi
Kid Cudi with daughter Vada Wamwene Mescudi

Kid Cudi has a daughter named Vada Wamwene Mescudi born on March 26, 2010. The custody of the child is with her mother. In 2009, he was dating Jamie Baratta, who was an entertainment attorney. They broke up in 2012.

Career

Kid Cudi got a job at BAPE store and met Kanye West, who later became his future mentor. In 2008, he released his first mixtape entitled ‘A Kid Named Cudi’. Kanye West then approached him and together they worked on the albums ‘The Blueprint 3’, and ‘808s and Heartbreak’. Cudi co-wrote and provided vocals for the songs ‘Welcome to Heartbreak”, “Heartless”, and “Paranoid”. In September 2009, he released his debut album titled ‘Man on the Moon: The End of Day’. The single “Day ‘n’ Nite” peaked in various chart lists. His single title ‘Erase Me’ featured Kanye West.

In 2011, he released his mixtape called ‘A Man Named Scott’. In August 2011, the music video for “No One Believes Me” was released. In 2012, his third studio album titled ‘Indicud’ was released. The singles in the album featured singles like “Just What I Am” with King Chip and “King Wizard”. He then went on his tour of ‘Indicud’ called The Cud Life Tour 2013. In early 2014, he released ‘Satellite Flight: Journey to Mother Moon’, and it was followed another single in 2015. His sixth album called ‘Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’’ was released in 2016.

Awards

Kid Cudi has been nominated for several awards and has also won some of them. He has won a Grammy Award out of 4 nominations. He has also won 1 Urban Music Award in 2009 for “Day ’n’ Nite”. He has also received nominations for American Music Awards, Bet Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and Teen Choice Awards.

Kid Cudi Salary & Net Worth in 2019

Kid Cudi Net Worth
Kid Cudi Net Worth

Kid Cudi had a wonderful career by releasing his mixtapes. He has worked with several prominent artists and sold over 5.2 million units of his recordings. He has also made considerable success in his acting career. By doing so, he has accumulated a good fortune. As of 2019, Kid Cudi’s net worth is an estimated $6 million.

He also has his fashion line in collaboration with a Japanese clothing company called BAPE. He has also designed his sneaker collection and is also the face of the brand Coach, Inc. His music has been called trip-hop and is known for humming and harmonising. He has also incorporated electronica, grunge, R&B, and synthpop.

Kid Cudi is also dedicated to philanthropy. He is a volunteer of Musicians on Call, which is a charity for patients in healthcare.

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