Ol' Dirty Bastard Net Worth
Ol' Dirty Bastard net worth: Russell Tyrone Jones, better known as Ol' Dirty Bastard, was best known for being an American rapper and producer who has a net worth of $500 thousand dollars. He was born in Brooklyn, NY on November 16, 1968. Jones was one of the founding members of the rap group, Wu-Tang Clan, along with cousins Robert Diggs and Gary Grice. In 1993, their debut album Enter the Wu-Tang was released. He began his solo career in 1995, where his album Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version went platinum. Jones then went on to collaborate with Mariah Carey on the "Fantasy Remix". In 1997, he appeared on the double album Wu-Tang Forever. He wrote and recorded his second album Nigga Please, in 1999, which included the popular song "Got Your Money". He also created his own clothing line named Dirt McGirt, and an underwear line named Ol' Dirty Drawers. Jones legal troubles started in 1993 from armed robbery, to failure to pay child support for 3 of his 13 children, to shoplifting a pair of $50 sneakers, to criminal threatening in 1998. In 1999, he was shot at by police 8 times and was arrested the next month for driving without a license. Weeks later, he was arrested for drug possession and escaped from his court-mandated drug facility treatment in 2000. Jones died two days before his 36th birthday on November 13, 2004. The cause of death was ruled as an accidental drug overdose.