Big Daddy Kane is an American rapper who has a net worth of $400 thousand. Big Daddy Kane earned his net worth as a producer and rapper. He is widely considered to be one of the most influential and skilled MC's in Hip Hop. He started his career in 1986 as a member of the rap group the Juice Crew. His real name is Antonio Hardy. He designed his stage name from two parts. The Kane part came from his fascination with the martial arts flicks when he was young and the Big Daddy came from something that happened on a ski trip one time involving a young lady. In 1984, he became friends with Biz Markie, and he would co-write some of Biz's best-known lyrics. His first two albums are also considered Hip Hop classics. He released his debut album under Cold Chillin' Records in the early summer of 1988 called Long Live the Kane which featured the hip hop hit, "Ain't No Half Steppin". In 1995, he recorded with MC Hammer and Tupac Shakur on the rap song "Too Late Playa". He occasionally collaborated with a variety of hip-hop artists, including Jurassic 5, Little Brother, and DJ Babu of the Beat Junkies. He appeared on the trip-hop group Morcheeba's 2003 single "What's Your Name". In 2005, he was honored during the VH1 Hip-Hop Honors. In 2006, he appeared as a guest MC on the track "Get Wild Off This", produced by The Stanton Warriors. He also appeared alongside the Wu-Tang Clan, Rakim, and his longtime friends Busta Rhymes and Q-Tip in a segment of the 2006 Summer Jam concert, as part of an initiative by Busta Rhymes to honor the legacy of New York City hip hop. He is working on a new album with his band Connie Price and the Keystones, and Darnell Chavis. Big Daddy Kane was born September 10, 1968 in Brooklyn, New York.