Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur
Quick Facts About Lesana Crooks
Celebrated Name Tupac Shakur
Age 27 years old
Nick Name 2Pac and Makaveli
Birth Name Lesane Parish Crooks
Birth Date 1996-09-13
Gender Male
Profession Rapper
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Education Leila Steinberg's School
Ethnicity Afro-American
Place of Birth New York City, New York, United States
Father Billy Garland
Mother Afeni Shakur
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 68 Kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Net Worth $ 3.5 million

Who is Tupac Shakur?

Lesane Parish Crooks was known as Tupac Amaru Shakur. He was known by his stage names 2Pac and Makaveli. He was an American rapper, writer, and actor. He was considered by many to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. He has been sold globally making him one of the best-selling artist of all time. 

What is Tupac Shakur Famous for?

Tupac Shakur is famous for a rapper, writer, and actor. He released his debut 2Pacalypse Now in 1991. He had become a central figure in West Coast hip hop, introducing social issues in the genre at a time when gangsta rap was dominant in the mainstream. His achieved further critical and commercial success with his follow-up albums Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. and Me Against the World. After suffering legal to blues and a robbery and shooting, he became heavily involved in the growing East Coast-West Coast hip hop rivalry. His double-disc album, All Eyez on Me, which was released in 1996. Later, he became one of the best-selling albums in the United States. He also gained considerable success as an actor with his starring roles as Bishop in Juice, Lucky in Poetic Justice, Ezekiel in Gridlock'd, and Jake in Gang Related, all garnering praise from critics. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time having sold over 75 million records worldwide.

What is the Cause of Death of Tupac Shakur?

Tupac Shakur died on September 13, 1996, in Las Vegas, Nevada. He attending a boxing match between Bruce Seldon and Mike Tyson. He was struck by four bullets, two in the chest, one in the arm and one in the thigh before being rushed to the hospital. He died of respiratory failure that led to cardiac arrest. His body was subsequently cremated. His mother made the announcement that she planned to scatter his ashes on the 10th anniversary of his death in his ancestorial land, South Africa.

Where did Tupac Shakur grow up?

Tupac Shakur was born on June 16, 1971, in New York City. He holds American nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. His birth sign is Gemini. He studied at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and later shifted to Baltimore School for the Arts to Pursue jazz poetry, ballet, and acting. He also went to Tamaulipas High School. He studied poetry at Leila Steinberg's school in 1989.

Who are Tupac Shakur's Family?

Tupac Shakur was born to a father named Billy Garland and a mother named Afeni Shakur. His parents were active members of the Black Panther Party in New York in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

What is Tupac Shakur Body Features?

Tupac Shakur height of 5 feet 11 inches tall and body weight of 68 kg. He has black hair and black eyes. There is no information about his body measurements.

Is Tupac Shakur Married?

Tupac Shakur was a married man. He married his longtime girlfriend Keisha Morris in April 1995. The marriage ended in March 1996. Shakur lived with Kidada Jones, his girlfriend, daughter of Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton for several months until his death. Jones was waiting for Shakur in their Las Vegas hotel room when she was notified that he was shot. She rushed to the hospital and remained with until he died from his injuries six days later.

How much is Tupac Shakur's Net Worth?

Tupac Shakur estimated net worth of $3.5 million before his death. He has more than quadrupled after his death as his family estate is now said to be worth over $40 million thanks to posthumous album sales of both released and unreleased material.

How many Awards has Tupac Shakur won?

Tupac Shakur has won a total of 5 awards and received around 19 nominations. The awards include American Music Awards, Soul Train Music Awards, and ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards. He was still inducted in The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017.

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