Pimp C was a famous American rapper, singer, and producer who is mainly known for his work with the Underground Kingz and he was a founding member.
Early Life of Pimp C
Pimp C first opened his eyes on 1973, December 29, in Port Arthur, TX, the United States. He was the son of Charleston Butler and Weslyn Monroe. Pimp stood at the height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 118 kg. He was tall, fit, and had an attractive personality. Moreover, he had black eyes and was bald. Pimp held American nationality and was from the black ethnic group.
From his early childhood, Pimp suffered from many diseases. As he was born premature, including birth effects, he had his legs pint inward which he had to fix with braces.
Likewise, he had digestive problems and his eyesight was so poor that he nearly went blind. Pimp also suffered from pneumonia at least 9 times.
Who is Pimp C Wife?
Discussing his personal life, he was married to Chinara Butler from 2003 until his last breath. The couple with e married when Butler was still in prison in 2003. Moreover, the couple is also blessed with two children, a son named Dahcory and a daughter named Christian. Along with this, Pimp also had another son named Lamont Butler II from his previous relationship.
Since the couple was together until the death of Pimp, they spent a very happy married life till then. They shared their best moments together and as he is no more now, his wife says that it is very difficult to spend a widow’s life.
Losing the love of life and raising the children alone is not as easier as we know. However, as he is no more, we wish that the lord will help her to overcome the grief of the loss of her husband and make her more strong.
What is Pimp C’s Net Worth and Salary?
Though Pimp is no more with us, as he was a famous rapper of that time, he earned enough name and fame back then. Looking at that, according to the sources, the estimated net worth of Pimp during his death was around $2.55 million. He made this entire net worth from his career in the music industry.
From all the famous music that he has created and the raps he has made, this much net worth is what he deserved from his career. If he was still alive, it is obvious that he would have collected more than this from his career. Since he is no more with us all we could say is he must have spent a very happy and luxurious life when he was alive.
Death of Pimp C
Having so many ups and downs in his career, Pimp was still working very hard to come over that. But on 2007, December 4, he was found dead in his hotel room in Los Angeles. According to the Los Angeles County Coroner, Pimp suffered from respiratory depression due to the overuse of promethazine and codeine coupled with a pre-existing sleep apnea condition.
At his funeral, from his mother Weslyn to his dearest friend Bun B all of them showed their tribute to him. Losing him was one of the greatest losses in the music industry. After his death, Bun B released an album named Your Everything paying tribute to Pimp.
Imprisonment of Pimp C
In the year 2002, in January, Pimp was sentenced to eight years of prison for violating his probation stemming from an earlier aggravated assault charge. Though his arrest was protested by the hip-hop community, he had to spend those time inside prison anyhow.
Career Line of Pimp C
- Pimp met his friend Bun B in his hometown and later they formed the Houston-based hip-hop group UGK.
- Both of them rapped underground and also made a deal with Bigtyme Records.
- It was in 1992 when Pimp finally made his entry into the hip-hop world.
- He worked very hard for his band but then he realized that it is not going to work anymore.
- However, he released “Big Pimpin’”, “Sippin’” on Some Syrup, and Dirty Money in 2001 but the album failed financially and along with that Pimp was also assaulted with gun charges and was locked up.
- Though there were many ups and downs in his career, he never failed to work hard.
- Even when he was locked up, he released his solo album Sweet James Jones Stories in 2005.
FAQs of Pimp C
Did Pimp C go to College?
Pimp C never went to college. He did not finish a college degree but he studied Classical music and sang as a Tenor in the school choir.
Was Pimp C Married?
Yes, Pimp was a married man. He was happily married to his lovely wife, Chinara Butler. They tied the wedding knot in the year 2003.
What was the death cause of Pimp C?
Pimp left this world from respiratory depression. He was found dead in a hotel room in Los Angeles, United States.