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Full NameClifford Smith Jr.
First NameClifford
Last NameSmith Jr.
Birth NameClifford Smith Jr.
Other NameJohnny Blaze,Ticallion Stallion,Iron Lung
ProfessionRapper & Actor
Birth CityStaten Island, New York City, New York
Birth CountryUnited States
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseTamika Smith
No Of Children3
Height192 cm
Networth$14 M
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Date of BirthApril 1,1971
Age49 years
Married DateMarch 3,2001

Clifford Smith Jr., famous for his stage name Method Man is a Grammy-winning American rapper & actor, who is professional since 1988. One half of the duo Method Man & Redman, Method Man is a member of the American hip hop group Wu-Tang Clan since its foundation in 1992.

The Long Island-born rapper got a career breakthrough with the release of debut album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) in 1993 with musical group Wu-Tang Clan, & has sold over 40 million albums worldwide so far.

His solo career grabbed him further fame & fortune, after the release of the career-hit single, I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need to Get By from his debut solo album, Tical (1994, certified RIAA: Platinum).

What Is Rapper Method Man's Net Worth In 2020?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, 49-year-old rapper Method Man has a net worth of $14 million as of March 2020. The major source of the rapper's income is albums sales & tours while the acting journey aided in further economic aid.

His career saw a forging success after he joined the Wu-Tang Clan, a hip-hop group formed in 1992. 

Together, with the group, Method Man has released 8 studio albums, totaling over 40 million worldwide- the most successful album being Wu-Tang Forever (in 1997, 4-time Platinum).

American rapper & actor Method Man owns $14 million net worth in 2020
American rapper & actor Method Man owns $14 million net worth in 2020

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Furthermore, his career success got a path to success through solo career; & has released 6 studio albums. Method Man's highest-selling solo albums are: Tical and Tical 2000: Judgement Day, both received RIAA: Platinum.

Aside from a career in the music industry, the American rapper also tried out hands in acting & has appeared in TV series The Wire (2003-2008) starring Idris Elba, in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,  Blue Bloods (2015- 2017) & The Deuce (2017- 2019).

Moreover, Method Man has also appeared in movies as well. Here is the list of his movies box office collection:

  • Keanu (2016) featuring Jordan Peele- $20 million
  • Paterson (2016) - $10.8 million
  • Cop Land (1997) starring Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro- $63.7 million

Professional Career In Music: Albums & Its Sales

Method Man aka Clifford began his professional career in 1988 & but ascended to fame after joining the hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan (formed in 1992).

The Wu-Tang members included RZA, GZA, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Inspectah Deck, U-God, and Masta Killa.

On November 9, 1993, the hip-hop group released their debut studio album Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), that became 3-time Platinum.

American Hip-Hop Group 'Wu-Tang Clan' members
American Hip-Hop Group 'Wu-Tang Clan' members

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Reportedly, Wu-Tang has released 8 studio albums along with 19 compilation albums & 16 singles. Some of their famous song are C.R.E.A.M., Triumph, Gravel Pit, and Protect Ya Neck (The Jump Off).

Here is the list of Method Man's work in the group's albums:

AlbumsSales/Certifications (RIAA)
Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (in 1993)3-time Platinum
Wu-Tang Forever (1997)4-time Platinum
The W (2000)Platinum
Iron Flag (2001)Gold (687,000 sales in the US)
8 Diagrams (2007)202,000 copies sold
A Better Tomorrow (2014)60,000 sales
Once Upon a Time in Shaolin (2015)-
The Saga Continues (2017)-

Solo Career & Releases As Duo

Method Man made move on his solo career with the release of debut solo album Tical on November 15, 1994. The album charted #4 in Billboard 200 and #1 in Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, while the sales of 1.613 million copies gained RIAA: Platinum.

The American rapper released 4 albums with the record label Def Jam out of his 6 studio albums & records 34 singles that include I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need to Get By, How High, Bring the Pain and The Riddler.

Method Man has released 6 solo studio albums that include 2 Platinum Certified albums
Method Man has released 6 solo studio albums that include 2 Platinum Certified albums

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In addition to that, he along with rapper & DJ Redman formed a duo named Method Man & Redman in 1994 (are active still now). The hip-hop duo has released 3 studio albums:

  1. Blackout! (September 28, 1999)- Platinum by RIAA
  2. How High: The Soundtrack (December 11, 2001)- Platinum by MC (147,000 sales in the USA)
  3. Blackout! 2 (May 19, 2009)- 147,000 copies sold in the USA

Check out Method Man's solo studio albums:

AlbumsSales/Certification (RIAA)
Tical (1994)Platinum (1.613 million copies sold)
Tical 2000: Judgement Day (1998)Platinum (sold 1.605 million copies)
Tical 0: The Prequel (2004)Gold (533,000 copies sold)
4:21... The Day After (2006)229,000 copies sold
The Meth Lab (2015)-
Meth Lab Season 2: The Lithium (2018)-

Did you know? Since 2017, Method Man hosts musical reality competition series 'Drop the Mic' alongside Hailey Bieber.

Fathers 3 Children: Where Does He Live?

The American rapper currently lived with his wife Tamika Smith in his house in Staten Island, New York. Formerly, he lived in Hempstead, Long Island before making move to his current residence.

The median house price in Staten Island is $519,331.

Method aka Clifford married his girlfriend-turned wife Tamika Smith on March 3, 2001. The rapper is the father of 3 children: sons Sha Smith (born in 1996) & Rae Smith (in 1997); and a daughter named Cheyenne Smith (1997).

Method Man and his wife Tamika Smith
Method Man and his wife Tamika Smith

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Reportedly, his son Raekwon Smith plays football for Stony Brook University.

Where & When Was Method Man Born?

Method Man was born Clifford Smith Jr. on April 1, 1971, in Richmond (now Staten Island), New York, the USA. After his parents divorced, he divided his residence in Long Island (father's house) and in Park Hill, Staten Island (mother's house).

He has 2 sisters: Terri and Missy.

Reportedly, the rapper took his stage name "Method Man" from the 1979 film Method Man.

Arrest For Multiple Times & Fines

Back on May 17, 2007, Method was arrested on the charge of possession of marijuana in New York & pleaded guilty, for which he was sentenced to community service.

In October 2009, the American rapper was accused of tax violations & was arrested after he failed to file income tax returns from 2004- 2007, which accounted for $33,000.

Later, on June 28, 2010, he was fined $106,000 after pleading guilty to tax evasion.

Updated On Fri Mar 13 2020 Published On Fri Mar 13 2020 By CRM