Mos Def net worth: Dante Terrell Smith, or better known as Mos Def, is an American singer who has a net worth of $1.5 million. Mos Def first gained international attention as a hip hop artist. Outside of his solo work, Mos has appeared on albums by Da Bush Babees and De La Soul. Mos Def was also featured in the Gorillaz album. He has acted in several movies and television shows including The Italian Job, 16 Blocks and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Mos Def was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 11, 1973. He began rapping at the age of six. In 2006, Mos was sued by his ex-wife over failure to pay his court-ordered $10,000 a month child support. During the court case, Mos claimed he could no longer afford to make the monthly payments due to various business commitments and obligations to his other children. Soon after, Mos permanently moved out of Brooklyn to Cape Town, South Africa. In May 2014, Mos was forced to cancel a US music tour because he was denied entry into the United States. The US has been known to be very strict in regards to failed child support payments when considering whether or not to allow someone back into the country.
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Date of Birth
Dec 11, 1973
Actor, Singer, Television producer, Songwriter, Rapper
United States of America
5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)
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