What is Common’s Net Worth

Common is an American rapper, actor, and activist who has a estimated at US$45 million as of June 2023. A career that spans over three decades accounts for his success. He has also made appearances in the movie industry as well.

His net worth can be attributed to his income from multiple sources, including music, acting, business investments, and lucrative endorsement deals.

Who is Common?

Lonnie Rashid Lynn is the son of Mahila Ann Hines and Lonnie Lynn who was born on March 13, 1972 at the Chicago Osteopathic Hospital in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, Illinois. He is an American citizen and 51 years as of March 2023.

His mother was an educator and former principal of John Hope College Preparatory High School while his father was a former ABA basketball player who later became a youth counsellor. Lonnie was raised in the Calumet Heights neighborhood.

When Lonnie was six (6), his parents had a divorce, thus is father moved to Denver, Colorado. His mother took on the mantle to raise him all by herself although his father was still active in his life evident in helping his secure a job with Chicago Bulls in his teen years.

After high school, Lonnie got a scholarship to study at Florida A&M University where he majored in Business Administration before later earning an honorary degree at Winston-Salem State University.

Common began his music career in 1992 with the release of his debut album, Can I Borrow a Dollar? The album did make waves but it wasn't until 1994 where he gained prominence and success with his second album titled Resurrection.

The multitalented artist has won several accolades along with fame and fortune for his work in the industry. The rapper is a recipient of three Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, and the Academy Award.

Common has been in romantic relationships with some of the gorgeous entertainers in the United States such as Erykah Badu, Serena Williams, Taraji P. Henson, and Karrine Steffans.

How many houses and cars does Common have?

Not a lot is known about his personal life and that includes his houses but he resides in his Beverly Hills mansion, California.

He does love his SUVs and as such as purchased a number of them including Cadillac Escalade, Lincoln Navigator, and a Ranger Rover.

How much does Common make annually?

As per reports, Common makes an estimated US$4 million plus per annum. The rapper and actor is said to earn around US$300,000 each month.

How many businesses does Common own?

In 2008, Common had a partnership with Microsoft and launched a clothing line titled “Softwear.”

What brands does Common have?

The rapper cum actor does have an eye for fashion and has acquired numerous brands in his career so far.

How many Investments does Common have?

As per reports, Common has several investments in real estate and other business ventures.

How many Endorsement deals has Common?

Over the course of his career, he has signed several deals with different brands and companies.

How many charities has Common donated to?

Common made a US$10,000 donation to help teachers acquire supplies like calculator and science kits for a group of New York students.

Although unknown how much he donates, he had a partnership with AdoptAClassroom.org and Burlington Stores to give funds to the Renaissance School of the Arts in Harlem.

How many Philanthropy works has Common supported?

Lonnie Rashid Lynn is a philanthropist who supports animal rights and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). For his work with PETA, he made an appearance on its “Think Before You Eat” advertisement and in a documentary titled Holistic Wellness for the Hip-Hop Generation where he promoted vegetarianism.

He is the founder of Common Ground Foundation, a non-profit organization poised with empowering underprivileged youth to be contributing citizens and strong leaders in the world. Some of the programs held by the foundation include leadership development & empowerment, educational development, creative expression, as well as a book club.

The rapper also supports HIV/AIDS awareness. He is part of “Knowing IS Beautiful” movement. He even pledged to curb the usage of anti-gay lyrics in his music.

He does also support Imagine Justice, another non-profit organization, devoted to empowering communities and fighting injustice among a few others.

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