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How did Nipsey Hussle die? Bio, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Height

How did Nipsey Hussle die? Bio, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Height

Late American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, and community activist, Nipsey Hussle came to the limelight for his singles Hussle in the House.

What Nationality was Nipsey Hussle?

Nipsey Hussle opened his eyes to this beautiful world on August 15, 1985. He was born in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. He passed away at the age of 33 and his zodiac sign was Leo. By birth, his real name was Ermias Asghedom. He used to celebrate his birthday on the 15th of August.

Nipsey Hussle with his mother
Caption: Nipsey with his mother (Photo: NBC News)

Nipsey’s father’s name was Dawit Asghedom and his mother’s name was Angelique Kathleen. Similarly, she grew up with her other two siblings. Her sisters’ names are Samiel Asghedom and Samantha Smith.

His grandparents’ names are Joseph Leo Boutte and Margaret Mary Green. He held American citizenship as a nationality and belonged to a mixed (Eritrean, African-American, and Louisiana Creole) ethnic background. Moreover, he followed Christianity as a religion.

Did Nipsey Hussle graduate from HS?

No, Nipsey didn’t graduate. He went to Hamilton High School but later dropped out of high school and didn’t complete his education.

Who was Nipsey Hussle married to?

Nipsey was married to Lauren London. Nipsey and Lauren tied their wedding knot in December 2017, and his family and friends were present at his wedding. They were together until Nipsey’s demise.

Nipsey Hussle with his wife Lauren London
Caption: Nipsey with his wife, Lauren London (Photo: People)

Who did Nipsey Hussle date previously?

Nipsey was in a relationship with Tanisha Foster. Nipsey and Tanisha started dating in July 2003. They were together for 8 years and got separated in the year August 2011.

Nipsey Hussle with his ex-girlfriend Tanisha Foster and daughter
Caption: Nipsey with his ex-girlfriend Tanisha Foster and daughter (Photo: Pinterest)

Similarly, he was in a relationship with Blakely Ashton. Nipsey and Blakely started dating in July 2016 but their relationship didn’t last long and got separated in January 2017.

Did Nipsey Hussle have children?

Yes, Nipsey was the father of two children. His children’s names are Emani Asghedom and Kross Ermias Asghedom. He had his daughter, Emani with his ex-girlfriend with Tanisha, and Kross with his wife Lauren.

Emani was born in 2011 and Kross was born in 2016. As of 2023, Emani and Kross are 12 years and 7 years old respectively.

How much was Nipsey Hussle’s Net Worth?

Nipsey’s net worth was estimated to be around $8 million at the time of his death. He earned this million amount from his primary source of income as an American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, and community activist.

Nipsey Hussle with his car
Caption: Nipsey Hussle with his car (Photo: Tidal)

How did Nipsey Hussle die?

Nipsey passed away on March 31, 2019, in Los Angeles, California, United States of America at the age of 33. Nipsey died of a gunshot wound outside his clothing store, Marathon Clothing Company. Eric Ronald Holder Jr. shot Nipsey outside his clothing store. Just hours before his death, he tweeted,

“Having strong enemies is a blessing.”

According to the PEOPLE, the coroner said about Nipsey’s death,

“Paramedics were called and [Hussle who was born Ermias Joseph Asghedom] was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead at 3:55 p.m.,”

Also, the coroner added,

“Today, an autopsy was performed, and it was determined Asghedom died from gunshot wounds of the head and torso. The manner of death was certified as a homicide.”

How tall was Nipsey Hussle?

Nipsey stood at the height of 6 feet 3 inches tall and his body weight was 81 kilograms. He had an alluring pair of brown eyes and his hair was black in color.

What are Nipsey Hussle braids called?

Nipsey’s braids are called cornrows. Cornrows also symbolize resistance for slaves.

Rapping Career of Nipsey Hussle

  • Nipsey was a rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, and community activist.
  • He released his first mixtape, Slauson Boy Volume 1, on his own in December 2005.
  • He released The Marathon, his first All Money In Records mixtape, which featured Kokane and MGMT on December 21, 2010.
Nipsey Hussle performing on the stage
Caption: Nipsey performing on the stage (Photo: NME)
  • In 2013, he began releasing songs from his upcoming mixtape Crenshaw.
  • In 2007, he has also done acting in a small part in Bone Thugs-n-Harmony.

FAQs of Nipsey Hussle

How many tattoos did Nipsey Hussle have?

Nipsey had 31 tattoos. All of his tattoos have meanings.

Were Snoop Dogg and Nipsey Hussle related?

Yes, Snoop Dogg was related to Nipsey. Snoop and Nipsey were very close friends.

When did Nipsey Hussle release his first project?

Nipsey released his first major project titled The Marathon through the new label on December 21, 2010.

Where is Nipsey Hussle’s grave?

Nipsey Hussle’s grave is located at Forest Lawn, Los Angeles, California, United States of America.

How long is Nipsey Hussle’s murderer sentenced to prison?

Superior Court Judge H. Clay Jack announced Nipsey’s murderer, Eric was sentenced to 60 years to life in prison.