Prince net worth: Prince is an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor who has a net worth of $300 million. Prince was born Prince Rogers Nelson and grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota. During his career, Prince has sold more than 80 million albums worldwide and is still one of the most successful concert acts performing today. Prince's music style has been influenced by rock, R&B, soul, New Wave, electronica, disco, funk, folk, jazz, rap, blues, psychedelia, and hip hop. Prince released his first album "For You" on April 17, 1978. Next, he released the self-titled album "Prince" in October 1979. This album catapulting him to fame with two top hits. During a drawn out confrontation with his then recording company, Prince changed his name to an unpronounceable symbol. At that time he was generally referred to as The Artist Formerly Known as Prince. The recording artist reportedly has several hundred unreleased songs in his catalog. Prince founded his own label and recording studios Paisley Park Records and NPG Records which he uses to self-produce, write his music. Prince is famous for playing most, if not all, of the instruments on his recordings. Prince has won a Golden Globe, seven Grammy Awards, and an Academy Award during his career.