Net Worth and Salary

Net Worth and Salary


Carlton Douglas Ridenhour

Carlton Douglas Ridenhour

Who is Carlton Douglas Ridenhour?

Rap was a new musical genre that emerged in the 1980s. When this new sound reached the airwaves and gained traction with specific groups, some performers distinguished themselves as rapid lyricists. Carlton Douglas Ridenhour, popularly known as Chuck D, made a reputation for himself among them at the time. As a result, rap music enthusiasts generally credit Carlton Douglas Ridenhour with helping to shape the genre.

Carlton Douglas Ridenhour-Birth, Parents, Siblings & Education

Carlton Douglas Ridenhour was born on August 1, 1960, in Roosevelt, Long Island.

Furthermore, both of his parents were political organizers, and he was a talented student who

Net Worth of Carlton Douglas Ridenhour? Salary, Earning

Carlton Douglas Ridenhour’s net worth is $12 Million.

Facts of Carlton Douglas Ridenhour

Full name Carlton Douglas Ridenhour
AKA Chuck D, Carl Ryder, Mistachuck, Chucky D, Chuck Dangerous, The Hard Rhymer, The Rhyme Animal
Birthday August 1, 1960
Age 62 years old
Sun sign Leo
Place of birth Queens, New York, United States
Education W. Tresper Clarke High SchoolAdelphi University

Relationship, Married life, Boyfriend/Girlfriend

Carlton Douglas Ridenhour did, however, marry Gaye Theresa Johnson on March 4, 2014.

In addition, we know that he and his wife have three daughters.

He hasn’t made any announcements about his family, however.

Body Measurement- Height, Weight, Hair Color

Carlton Douglas Ridenhour’s height is unknown.

Carlton Douglas Ridenhour-Professional Career

Carlton Douglas Ridenhour
Carlton rapping source: NME

Ridenhour exhibited an early interest in the rap genre.

He was a member of a high school band that competed in hip-hop contests.

Chuck exploited his Hip Hop celebrity to raise awareness in the Black community.

Chuck D’s professional success, on the other hand, did not come lightly.

Nonetheless, he had worked for it since he was a child.

Fortunately, Rick Rubin, a young American record producer, heard Chuck D on a friend’s demo tape

and wanted to sign Chuck D to his Def Jam label, which was trying to mainstream hip-hop music.

In 1987, the rapper and his group ‘Public Enemy’ released the album ‘Yo! Bum Rush the Show,’ which peaked at No. 28 on the ‘Top Black Albums Chart.’

Fear of a Black Planet, Public Enemy’s third album, was also released in 1990.

The CD addressed its concerns and beliefs regarding African-Americans, empowerment, and societal issues.

Social Media

Carlton uses social media networks like Instagram and Twitter.

On Twitter, he has 645k and 681k followers, respectively.

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Quick Facts of Carlton Douglas Ridenhour

  • Ridenhour, popularly known as Chuck D, made a reputation for himself among them at the time.
  • Furthermore, in 1992, Public Enemy released their first compilation album, “Greatest Misses.”
  • ‘In addition, his debut solo album, ‘Autobiography of Mistachuck,’ was released in 1996.
  • He is one of the world’s wealthiest rappers.
  • Carlton Douglas uses social media networks like Instagram and Twitter.