Quick Facts of
- First NameBig Boi
- Net Worth$ 50 million
- CareerSinger, Rapper, Song Writer
Popular with the name Big Boi, Antwan André Patton is an American rapper, songwriter as well as a record producer who is known as the member of hip-hop duo Outkast alongside Andre 3000. Some of his famous solo albums are Dangerous Rumours, Boomiverse, and Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty and Vicious Lies. Apart from singing, he also has tried his hands in acting.
Started to work in entertainment since 1992, the actor has currently established himself as a well-known personality. He has also earned a huge amount as he holds $50 million as per Celebrity Net Worth.
Big Boi’s Road To $50 Million
The Audience Choice Award winner, Big Boi, has accumulated all of his $50 million worth from his involvement in music and also in acting. Developing interest in the music since his early days, he went to Tri-Cities High School ( school-based on Visual and Performing Arts), where he met Andre 3000, Benjamin.
Together they collaborated a group named Outkast and signed with LaFace Records. They have released albums such as Stankonia, Aquemini, ATLiens, Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, and Southernplayalisticaddillacmuzik. All of their albums reached gold and platinum level.
Later on, both of them decided to release solo albums. Big Boi’s debut was Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty. His second album was Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors. His third album was titled, Boomiverse.
Boi also tried his hands in acting and has more than 30 acting credits. Some of his notable movies and series appearance include Idlewild, ATL, Animals, The Bobby DeBarge Story, Scream: The TV Series, Creepshow, and so on.
Endorsement And Charity
In 2010, the rapper collaborated with Converse to launch his custom Chuck Taylor sneakers. The tongue of the show contains his logo.
He is the founder of the nonprofit organization named Big Kidz Foundation. The main motto of the organization is to provide culturally diverse experiences and also create socially conscious youth. In early 2010, he alongside Executive Director, Jennifer Shephard Lester opened the branch of the organization in Savannah, Georgia.
Personal Life: Married To Sherlita Patton
Aged 45, Big Boi is currently in a marital relationship with his longtime partner Sherlita Patton. The couple who met for the first time in 2001 tied the knot in February 2002 after a few months of dating.
In 2013, Boi’s wife filed for divorce, but they patched up the following year.
Together they are raising three kids: two sons, Cross and Bamboo, and daughter Jordan. His elder son, Bamboo, is from his previous relationship.
A US Immigration and Customs Enforcement drug dog helped officers arrest Patton at the Port of Miami. He was charged with illegal possession of MDMA powder and Viagra. He was released with a $16 thousand bond.
Big Boi was born Antwan André Patton on February 1, 1975, in Savannah, Georgia, the U.S. He grew up along with his three brothers; James, Marcus, and Jason.
Regarding education, he enrolled in Herschel V. Jenkins High School, and later on, he joined Tri-Cities High School after moving to Atlanta with his aunt Renne.