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Full NameDJ Premier
First NameDJ
Last NamePremier
Birth NameChristopher Edward Martin
Birth CityHouston, Texas
Birth CountryAmerica
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
Height178 cm
Weight98 kg
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Date of BirthMarch 21,1966
Age54 years

DJ Premier, popularly known Preemo, is an American DJ and record producer who is considered one of the best hip hop producers of all time.    

He is also famous for contributing soundtrack in movies like Inside man, Skyline, Domino, and The Sitter. 

How Much Is The Net Worth Of DJ Premier?  

DJ Premier is estimated to have a net worth of $20 million as of 2019. He mainly earns his riches from his career as an American record producer and DJ.   

He has been professionally active in the music industry since 1987. He started his career with band Gang Starr founded by his partner late Keith Edward Elam aka Guru. The band was formed in 1987, however split only after two years in 1989. 

He has collaborated with several artists and released popular albums like Hard to Earn, Step in the Arena, Daily Operation, Moment of Truth, and The Ownerz, among others. 

DJ Premier in ConcertImage Source: Flickr
DJ Premier in Concert

Image Source: Flickr

Some of the famous songs that represent DJ Premier on several tours and concerts are N.Y. State of Mind, Mass Appeal, Classic, Kick in the Door, Nas Is Like, D'Evils, and So Ghetto.

Earnings From Record Sales  

Years Album Sales Earnings 
1993 Return of the Bap $390 thousand 
1994 Ready to Die ($2.6 million), Illmatic with Nas ($1.3 million)$3.9 million 
19951st of tha Month$650 thousand 
1996 It Was Written ($2.6 million), Reasonable Doubt ($1.3 million) $3.9 million 
1997 Together Again ($4.2 million), The 18th Letter ($650 thousand),  In My Lifetime, Vol. 1 ($1.3 million), Life After Death ($6.5 million) $13 million 
1998 Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life $6.7 million 
1999Vol. 3... Life and Times ($4 million), Nastradamus ($1.3 million), Significant Other ($1.2 million)$6.5 million 
2000All For You ($2.1 million), Voodoo ($1.4 million), Born Again ($2.6 million) $6.1 million 
2002 Stillmatic ($2.6 million),  Snoop Dogg Presents... Doggy Style Allstars Vol. 1 ($1.7 million), 8 Mile: Music ($9.3 million), Paid the Cost ($2 million) $15.6 million 
2006 Back to Basics $4.5 million 
2015The Documentary 2 ($234 thousand), Compton ($890 thousand)$1.1 million 
2018 Scorpion $2.2 million

For creating these albums, he has so far collaborated with artists like Drake, The Notorious B.I.G., DJ Snake, Dr. DreChristina Aguilera, and Snoop Dogg

Business Venture  

Indeed, he is also a shrewd businessman, DJ Premier earns from his record company, Year Round Records. 

DJ Premier Social Media Earnings And Endorsements Deals 

From his verified Instagram account, he receives a reasonable $2,877.75 to $4,796.25 per sponsored post. As of 2019, he has a 0.82% engagement rate and 967 thousand followers. 

Likewise, the Hard to Earn singer also makes quite a reasonable sum from his YouTube channel. In 2019, he is reported to have estimated monthly earnings of $5 to $77 and $57 to $920 per year from his self-titled YouTube channel. 

DJ Premier in his studioImage Source: YouTube @AkaiProVideo
DJ Premier in his studio

Image Source: YouTube @AkaiProVideo

Apart from that, he also decent money from his endorsements deals and lucrative agreements. As per a reliable source, he has promoted brands and companies like Volvo, Meow Mix, NASDAQ, Google Play, and Android TV. Moreover, he also earns from his appearance in commercials.   

DJ Premier Behind The Curtains  

DJ Premier, aka Christopher Edward Martin, was born on 21 March 1966 in Houston, Texas, the United States of America to an American family.    

As of 2019, DJ Premier is 53 years old. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the mixed ethnic group. He stands tall at 5 feet 8 inches (178 cm) and weighs 98 kg (216 pounds).   

Currently, DJ Premier is allegedly single and has been busy building his career.   

Updated On Mon Dec 02 2019 Published On Fri Nov 29 2019 By Bean