Redman, an MC, rapper, DJ, record producer, and actor from the United States has a net worth of $10 million. Redman has eight solo studio albums to his credit, as well as three with Method Man & Redman. “What? Thee Album,” Redman’s first solo album, was certified Gold in 1992 and peaked at #49 on the Billboard 200 list.
His most financially successful album, “Doc’s da Name 2000,” went Platinum in 1998, and many of his songs, including “Blow Your Mind,” “How High” (with Method Man), and “Da Goodness,” have all been in the top ten on the Hot Rap Songs list (featuring Busta Rhymes).
He was nominated for a Grammy for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals and a Teen Choice Award for Choice Music – Hook-Up in 2002 for his appearance on Christina Aguilera’s track “Dirrty.”
For his 2000 collaboration with De La Soul, “Ooh,” Redman got a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group. Redman has featured in over 30 film and television productions, including “How High” (2001), “Scary Movie 3” (2003), “Method & Red” (2004), “Seed of Chucky” (2004), and “Jay and Silent Bob Reboot” (2004). (2019).
He’s also done voice work for four Def Jam video games and “True Crime: New York City” (2005). In 2015, Redman collaborated with streetwear company Mighty Healthy to develop a 420-themed clothing collection.
Reginald “Reggie” Noble was born in Newark, New Jersey, on April 17, 1970. He grew up with his mother Darlene, father Eddie, and sister Rosalyn, a rapper who goes by the moniker Roz and has been on numerous of her brother’s tracks. Rachel Brown aka Tame One, his cousin, is also a rapper.
Redman attended 13th Avenue School, Speedway Avenue School, and West Side High School before enrolling at Montclair State University, where he was expelled for poor academic performance during his freshman year.
Redman went back home with his mother when he was 16 years old after she discovered he was dealing cocaine and forced him to leave. He began DJing under the moniker DJ Kut-Killa at the age of 18, and he ultimately became a DJ for Lords of the Underground, when he was discovered by Erick Sermon of the hip-hop duo EPMD.
Redman started touring with EPMD after moving into Sermon’s Long Island residence. He did a freestyle rhyme using every letter of the alphabet to identify himself as a rapper at an EPMD performance in 1990, and he quickly earned a recording deal with Def Jam.
In 1990, Redman appeared on the EPMD album “Business as Usual” on the songs “Brothers On My Jock” and “Hardcore,” then on September 22, 1992, he released his debut album, “What? Thee Album.”
“The Source” magazine awarded Redman “Rap Artist of the Year” after the publication of his first album. “Dare Iz a Darkside,” his follow-up, debuted at #13 on the “Billboard” 200 lists and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart in 1994.
His following two albums, “Muddy Waters” in 1996 and “Doc’s da Name 2000” in 1998, both charted at number one on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums list. The smash songs “Whateva Man” (with Erick Sermon), “It’s Like That (My Big Brother)” (featuring K-Solo), and “Da Goodness” (featuring K-Solo) appeared on these two albums (featuring Busta Rhymes).
Around this period, Redman’s song “Do What You Feel” was included on the “Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories” soundtrack, and he also appeared on 2Pac’s album “All Eyez on Me” on the tune “Got My Mind Made Up.”
Redman teamed with Def Squad on the album “El Nino” in 1998, and the debut Method Man & Redman album, “Blackout!,” was released the following year. “Blackout!” was certified Platinum after reaching #3 on the “Billboard” 200 lists.
Method Man & Redman’s “How High: The Soundtrack” was released in 2001, and the song “Part II” (with Toni Braxton) went Gold.
In the same year, Redman released his sixth solo album, “Malpractice,” which included the songs “Let’s Get Dirty (I Can’t Get in da Club)” (with DJ Kool) and “Smash Sumthin'” (featuring Adam F). Following “Malpractice,” he released the mixtapes “Ill At Will Vol. 1” (2004) and “Ill At Will Vol. 2” (2005), and in 2007, he released “Red Gone Wild: Thee Album,” his sixth solo album.
Method Man & Redman’s “Blackout! 2” debuted at #2 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top Rap Albums charts in 2009. Redman’s first album, “Reggie,” was published in 2010, and he followed it up with “Mudface” in 2015.
Redman’s record company, Gilla House, published the EP “3 Joints” in 2020. He’s been featured on hundreds of songs, including Wu-Tang Clan’s “Redbull” (2000), Pink’s “Sweet Dreams” (2002), Snoop Dogg’s “From Long Beach 2 Brick City” (2002), 88-Keys’ “The Burning Bush” (2008), and The Game’s “Red” (2009). (2011).
Redman is married with three children, two from a former relationship and three from his present wife.
His humble Staten Island house was featured on an episode of “MTV Cribs” in 2001. He still resided in the two-bedroom, two-bathroom home as of 2017, telling “XXL” magazine, “I wouldn’t know what to do with a huge house… “All I want to do is remain in a comfortable setting.” 211 Community Impact, a nonprofit organization formed by his buddy Dupré L.
Kelly is a supporter of Redman. “Innovative community education programs, public policy information and tools, and venues for active community involvement and inclusive decision-making in Newark” are among the goals of the organization.