Net Worth $14 Million
DJ Premier is an American record producer and DJ who has a net worth of $14 million. DJ Premier gained his net worth by being in the hip hop group Gang Starr with MC Guru and has collaborated with Jay-Z and 50 Cent. Born Christopher Edward Martin on March 21, 1966, in Houston, Texas, US, he was the key half of the hip hop duo Gang Starr, along with the late emcee Guru. Raised in Prairie View, Texas, DJ Premier spent his teens and much of his professional career in Brooklyn, New York. Even though he was not a founding member of Gang Starr, he is the man to have produced all of their songs, as well as many of Gang Starr Foundation’s songs. Being named arguably Hip-Hop’s greatest producer of all time by Rolling Stone, DJ Premier produced for heavyweight rap names like Jay-Z, Kanye West, KRS-One, Ludacris, Mos Def, Snoop Dogg and The Notorious B.I.G. among many others. In addition, he has his own record company named Year Round Records, whose artists include New York group NYGz and Houston rapper Khaleel.