Prince Net Worth
Prince net worth: Prince was an American singer, songwriter, musician and actor who had a net worth of $300 million. Prince was born Prince Rogers Nelson on June 7, 1958 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. During his career, Prince sold more than 100 million albums worldwide and was one of the most successful concert acts of his time. Prince's music style was 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 catapulted him to fame with two top hits, "Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?" and "I Wanna Be Your Lover." His career continued to be successful and he went on to release 30 additional albums, including legendary albums like 1999, Purple Rain, Diamonds and Pearls, and Emancipation. In the 90s, during a drawn out confrontation with his then recording company, Warner Bros, 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 was famous for playing most, if not all, of the instruments on his recordings. Prince won a Golden Globe, seven Grammy Awards, and an Academy Award during his career. Unfortunately, Prince died on April 21st, 2016 at the age of 57.