Shaggy Net Worth
Shaggy net worth: Shaggy is a Jamaican-American musician and DJ who has a net worth of $12 million. Shaggy is a reggae artist who has released many popular albums. Three of his albums have been certified Platinum, and one was certified Gold. His hits include "Bombastic" and "It Wasn't Me'. Shaggy was born Orville Richard Burrell in Kingston, Surrey, Jamaica in October 1968. When he was 18 he moved with his family to Brooklyn, New York. He took singing courses and was discovered singing with friends in the streets. He joined the United States Marine Corps and served in the Gulf War. He would sing while serving to break up monotony. His first hit was the song "Oh Carolina" in 1993 off his debut album Pure Pressure. The Song appeared in the movie Silver. He released his second album Original Doberman in 1994. In 1995 he had a big hit with the song "Boombastic", reaching #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The album of the same name won Shaggy a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in 1996. His 2000 album Hot Shot was certified six times Platinum in the United States. It featured the hit singles "It Wasn't Me" and "Angel". That album made it to #1 on the Billboard 200 chart. He went on to release a total of 12 studio albums including his latest, the 2013 all-reggae album Out of Many, One Music. He has been credited with persuading The Voice winner Tessanne Chin to compete on the show. He also appeared in the 2004 film Blast.