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Plies Net Worth

Plies Net Worth
Net Worth$14,000,000
Real NameAlgernod Lanier Washington
Date of Birth/AgeJuly 1, 1976
43 y.o.
Source of wealthRapper, Songwriter
Height5’5
Country of originUSA
State/City of originFort Myers, Florida
Last Updated2019

Net Worth

Plies net worth is $14 million dollars.

How Much Plies Make a Year

If we base Plies’ income off of his net worth growth we can say his annual salary is around $2 million a year. In 2017 the rapper was worth $12 million.

How does Plies make his money?

 

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Plies earns the bulk of his money from his music sales. He also earns income from his performances.

House and Car collection

Today Plies has settled in Greenwich. He has a strong interest in exclusive vehicles including Maybach, Maserati, GL 450 Benz truck, 2010 Roles Royce Ghost, Bentley, Camaro, hummer, Porsche truck, Pontiac and more.

Introduction

Plies is an American rapper. He is very seasoned in the industry with over 10 years of activity, and he has released several fan favorite hits. He has been nominated for a Grammy and his music has also received other awards.

Even though he has had a couple of run-ins with the law, overall he seems to be a savvy businessman that knows how to manage and grow his wealth.He has worked with various other top named artists in the industry and his music never fails to entertain us.

Let’s take a closer look at the rapper’s net worth, bio, legal issues, personal life, and career over the years.

Early Life

Plies was born Algernod Lanier Washington on July 1, 1976. The 5 foot 5 inch rapper is from Fort Myers, Florida. He was raised in an are of Fort Myers called East Dunbar.

As a teenager he went to Fort Myers Senior High School. During his time in high school he played football as a defensive back and receiver. He earned the crown for Homecoming King and he was labeled “Best Dressed” of his class.

When Plies finished high school he went to Miami University and played football for Nod Washington. His football story continued on from 1995-1997.

Eventually, he transferred to the University of Central Florida but wound up dropping out of school.

Legal Issues

In July 2016 Plies got in trouble with the law for illegal possession of a firearm after a shooting took place in Gainesville, Florida. Five people were injured at the event, and Plies was let out of jail once he paid $40,000.

His latest run-in with the law happened in January 2017. He was arrested for DUI in Wesley Chapel, Florida. The rapper declined to take a roadside blood alcohol content test and was immediately taken into custody. Later on that morning, he got out on a $500 bond.

Personal life

Back on October 20, 2003 Plies and his then-girlfriend Brandy Lacole welcomed their son Nijer Lanier Washington. He was born in Tampa, Florida at the University Hospital.

The couple knew each other since 1994 and eventually started dating. No reports ever surfaced of a marriage between the two, but they wound up splitting up in 2007. Today their son is 15 years old,and lives with Plies.

In December 2014 Plies met Lira Galore. They dated for a little while, but they split up in February 2015. Today the rapper is reportedly single with no dating rumors yet.

 

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Career

Plies began rapping while he was still in high school. He went on to college but eventually he dropped out to pursue his dream of becoming a famous rapper and singer. Close to the year 2000 he started a record company with his step-brother Ronnell Lawrence. Their company is called “Big Gates”.

At first Plies avoided rapping but then he wound up working with one of his label’s artists. Soon he signed on with Slip-n-Slide Records and put out quite a few mixtapes.

 

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In 2007 he dropped his single “Shawty”. The song was certified platinum and peaked at number 60 on US Billboard Hot 100. It reached number 12 on US R&B/HipHop, and also made it to the top 2 on US Billboard Rap. Lastly, the song earned an Ozone Award for the Best Rap/R&B Collaboration.

This was a busy year for Plies as he also dropped his debut album “The Real Testament”. Some of the artists featured on this album included Tank, Akon, and T-Pain. In 2008 the 17 track album reached the second slot on US Billboard 200. The second single he released was “Hypnotized”. It was also a hit track.

In 2008 Plies put out two additional albums “Definition of Real” and “Da REAList”. The second album reached number 2 with US Billboard 200. It sold more than 21,000 copies in the initial week. By the end of the year, the album had sold more than 528,000 copies in the US.

His single “Bust It Baby Part 2” featuring Ne-Yo was a great summer hit and reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart. His “Definition of Real” project featured artists such as the-Dream, J. Holiday, Trey Songz, and Keyshia Cole.

Plies net worth reached $14,000,000 by 2019.

The third album “Da REAList” was put out by Atlantic Records. This album reached number 14 with Billboard 200 and it reached number one for Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and Top Rap Albums. It sold more than 114,438 copies the first week out.

This album gave the rapper his lowest chart numbers, but it stayed on Billboard 200 for 20 weeks and sold more than 326,149 copies by the end of 2009.

In 2010 Plies put out two more albums “Goon Affiliated” and “Purple Heart”. He also put out two singles “She Got It Made” and “Becky”.

He got much better numbers for this album. It debuted at the 5th spot on US Billboard 200, which was far better than the last albums. Later that year he dropped a mixtape “You Need People Like Me”.

On this mixtape there was a song called “Boosie” that he completed in rapper Lil Boosie’s honor.

In 2011 Plies put out 2 mixtapes “I Fuck with The DJ” and “Aristotle”. Eventually he dropped the promotional singe “Just (The Tip).

The track featured singer Jeremih and rapper Ludacris. Additional promotional singles released included “F**king or What” and “Faithful” which were put out in 2013. His latest songs are “Yes Indeed”, “FEMA”, “Rock”.

 

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Plies has put out many singles and mixtapes relating to album number 5 “Purple Heart” such as “Find You”, “Ritz Carlton”, “Ain’t No Mixtape Bh” and “Dayum!”.

He has also worked with other artists on the project including Lil Wayne, K Camp, Keri Hilson, Ashanti, Gucci Mane, Chris Brown, Fat Joe, Ace Hood, Rick Ross, and several more.

Interesting Facts

Plies tends to name some of his lavish vehicles after his albums. He actually gets the name imprinted into the sound system that’s installed in the back of the vehicle.

In addition to his lavish house and car collection, Plies also has an interest in unique chains. In 2011 he bought an iced out iron chain and posted a photo of it to his social media account.

In 2015 Plies was involved in an altercation during his concert. An aggressive fan attacked him on stage and a fight took place. Security eventually got involved and the person was removed. The rapper later addressed the incident his single “Dayum!”.

Favorite Quotes from Plies

“Accept who you are and stop being mad at the people you can’t be.”

“This career isn’t life or death to me. I can honestly tell you that if this s**t stops tomorrow, I could find something else to do and be successful.”

“I strategically work with who I respect as a fellow artist.”

“I’m muthafuckin team safe sex.”

“You play half, I pay half.”

“Crazy is better than sweet, bih. Sweet get yo ass ran over out here like a Mack truck.”

Plies Motivational Speech