Q-Tip Net WOrth, Wife, Kids, Family
A Grammy-winning rapper, Q-Tip got the honor along with The Chemical Brothers via the song, Galvanize, in 2006.
Further, his album The Renaissance was nominated for Grammys’ Best Rap Album category in 2010. Since then, he has been nominated for the prestigious award twice in 2014 and 2016.
Before his solo success, Q-Tip was part of legendary hip-hop trio, A Tribe Called Quest alongside Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Phife Dawg.
Besides a music career, the rapper also tried his hands in acting via Spike Lee’s 2004 film; She Hate Me.
Q-Tip’s Net Worth
The rapper has built a legacy in the music industry. With a career spanning over three decades, Q-Tip has accumulated a net worth of $8 million. His career started with a bang with the group- A Tribe Called Quest. As the rapper, songwriter, and producer of the trio, the music star tasted great success. Further, the rapper also produced songs for major artists, namely Janet Jackson, Jay-Z, Whitney Houston, and Questlove.
However, the rap trio disbanded in 1998 which led the musical artist to try a solo career. But, his solo career didn’t take off as Q-Tip’s record label refused to release his songs. While things weren’t working out, the artist reunited with his former group-mates and went on a tour together in 2006.
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Further, Q-Tip released a solo album titled The Renaissance with the record label, Universal Motown Records and managed to score a Grammy nod. Following the success of his album, Q-Tip also went on solo tours. His last tour was in 2015.
As of now, he has changed his legal name to Kamal Ibn John Fareed and worked in the soundtrack department of TV shows like I'm a Celebrity... Extra Camp and Saturday Night Live.
In 2019, he worked in the soundtrack of TV series, City on a Hill.
Family: Wife & Kids
Q-Tip got married to Michele Daves - actress known for Spencer's Mountain - in a secret wedding on 10 November 1990. The married duo likes to keep their married life a hush-hush affair to date.
Q-Tip and wife Michele Daves are married since 1990 (Photo: i.postimg.c)
However, it is common knowledge that the pair boast two kids. But, the rapper - who previously dated radio personality Angie Martinez - has managed to keep the identity of his kids hidden until now.
The Motown hitmaker is a family man in the sense he takes care of his wife, kids, and ailing mother. His mother has dementia, and Q-Tip has been vocal about his matriarch's struggle with the disease. He uses his social media to aware people about dementia.
As per the rapper’s father, he passed away from emphysema when Q-Tip was young.
Talking more about his family, the rapper of height 6 feet and half inches (1.84 m) also boasts an older sister called Gwen Davis.