Who is Chance the Rapper?

Chance the Rapper is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, activist, actor, and philanthropist. He is the recipient of three Grammy Awards,   Billboard Live Music Awards, BET Awards, BET Hip Hop Awards,  Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, Teen Choice Awards, and others. He is one of the most recognized and wealthy rappers of Chicago and in the USA as a whole. He is actively involved in supporting political leaders of the Democratic Party and has also involved in many humanitarian works. His Instagram account is @chancetherapper and has 11.9 million followers. His twitter account is "Chance The Rapper" and has 8.3 million followers. 

Famous For 

  • For his mixtapes  "10Day", "Acid Rap" and "Coloring Book".
  • For his debut album  "The Big Day"(2019)

Early Life of Chance the Rapper 

Chance the Rapper was born on April 16, 1993, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. His birth name is Chancelor Johnathan Bennett. He holds an American nationality and belongs to Afro-American nationality. His Zodiac sign is Aries. His father's name is  Ken Williams-Bennett who worked as an assistant for the late Chicago mayor Harold Washington and then-Senator Barack Obama. His mother's name is  Lisa Bennett who worked for the Illinois Attorney General. He has got a younger brother named Taylor Bennett who is also a Rapper.  He grew up in the middle-class neighborhood of West Chatham on Chicago's South Side and attended Jones College Prep High School.  Growing up he became interested in Rapping. 

Career of Chance the Rapper 

Chance the Rapper began rapping in the sixth grade and also formed the hip-hop duo Instrumentality alongside a friend.  His debut mixtape "10Day" was released on April 3, 2012, independently as a free digital download.  Bennett released his second mixtape "Acid Rap" on April 30, 2013. Bennett began his Social Experiment Tour in Champaign, Illinois, on October 25, 2013, lasting until December 19, 2013. In March 2015, Bennett released a short film called "Mr. Happy". On May 12, 2016, Chance's third mixtape "Coloring Book", was released.  On September 15, 2016, Chance began his "Coloring World Tour" in San Diego. In February 2017, Bennett performed at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, receiving 7 nominations and winning 3 Grammys. On July 26, 2019, Bennett released his debut studio album "The Big Day". In December 2019, Bennett canceled his "The Big World Tour" for the second time to spend time with his newborn daughter. In February 2020, Nickelodeon announced Bennett would be the host of the 2020 Kids' Choice Awards but he was later replaced by singer Victoria Justice. 

Achievement and Awards 

1. BET Awards (three times) (2017)

2. BET Hip Hop Awards (2 times)(2016) 

3. Billboard Live Music Awards (2016)

4. BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards (Three times) (2017, 2018)

5. Grammy Awards (three times) (2017)

6. Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards (2019)

7. Teen Choice Awards (2017)

Personal Life of Chance the Rapper 

Chance the Rapper is a married man. His wife's name is  Kirsten Corley who is a former model and his long time girlfriend. They began dating from the year 2013 and after 2 years Corley gave birth to their daughter, Kensli Bennet in September 2015. But they got separated in 2016 because of disputes that arose between them. But the dispute was settled out of court on March 21, 2017. Then, Corley and Bennett got reconciled, and they became engaged on July 4, 2018. The love birds got married on March 9, 2019, at the Pelican Hill Resort in Newport Beach, California. Their second daughter named Marli Grace Bennet was born in September 2019. 

Body Measurement of Chance the Rapper 

Chance the Rapper is a tall guy with a well-maintained body physique.  He stands 5 ft 11 inches tall and weighs 77 Kg. His body measurement is 40-31-13 inches (Chest-Waist- Biceps). He has a straight sexual orientation. His eye color and hair color both are Black. 

Net worth of Chance the Rapper 

As of 2020, The net worth of Chance the Rapper is estimated to be the US $25 million, and his average earnings from the beginning of his career in 2011 to present are between $3 million-$4 million per year. His primary source of income includes his singing career. Apart from the singing career he also earns a decent amount of money through endorsement deals, World Tour and Concerts. He owns a mansion that is worth $4 million in his hometown Chicago.   

10 Real Facts of Chance the Rapper 

1. Bennett personally met President Obama in his youth and discussed his aspirations to be a rapper.

2. Kanye West's 'College Drop Out' was the first Hip Hop album Chance ever bought.

3.  During a 10-day suspension from school in 2011, Chance wrote the mixtape '10 Day'.

4. On Datpiff his mixtape 'Acid Rap' has been certified platinum after being downloaded over 250,000 times.

5.  He once performed with Eminem and Kendrick Lamar at a special event in Glasgow.

6.  By his 2015 'Family Matters' tour, Chance was hanging out with Jay Z, Beyonce, and Usher.

7. Chance The Rapper has become synonymous with wearing his signature "3" hat. 

8. Bennett has taken numerous recreational drugs during his lifetime.

9. Bennett once shared a house in North Hollywood with singer James Blake.

10. Bennett was raised as a Christian by his grandmother but later fell out of the faith.