Net Worth $150,000.00
Petey Pablo has an estimated net worth of $150,000 thousand
Petey Pablo is an American rapper. He is 5’11” and weighs 190 pounds. Moses Mortimer Barrett III was born on July 22, 1973 in Greenville, North Carolina. After spending five years in prison for armed robbery, Barrett moved to New York City where he became friendly with rappers Busta Rhymes and Black Rob. While rapping in a restroom of a nightclub, he got discovered by an A&R director at Jive Records.
After signing a record deal with Jive Records, Petey Pablo began working on his debut album. His first single, “Raise Up” received lots of airplay on urban radio and the music video was consistently played on MTV. The track, which was produced by hip-hop super-producer Timbaland, reached No. 25 on the Billboard Hot 100.
His debut album, Diary of a Sinner: 1st Entry peaked at No. 13 on the Billboard 200. It became certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. The new artist’s album also received a Grammy nomination for “Best Rap Album” but lost to Eminem’s The Eminem Show.
After the success of his first album, Petey Pablo started working on his sophomore album. The rapper released Still Writing in My Diary: 2nd Entry in 2004. The album’s breakout single, “Freek-a-Leek” became his biggest record to date; peaking the charts at the No. 7 spot on the Billboard 100. Petey Pablo’s second album reached certified Gold status per RIAA standards. He also received more mainstream success in 2004, for his feature on Ciara’s smash single “Goodies” which topped the Billboard Hot 100.
After all his success, Petey Pablo took a hiatus from music to focus on his personal life. After his contract at Jive Records expired, Petey Pablo founded Carolina Music Group, and independent label. His long due third album A&R: Anticipated Recordings has no set release date.