Kodak Black, Real Name, Careers, Legal Issues, Income, Net Worth

Kodak Black Net Worth, How Much Money Does He Have?

Kodak Black is the stage name of a rapper named Bill K. Kapri.

He is also a songwriter who gained attention for his singles “Roll-in Peace”, “ZeZe”, “No Flocking”, and “Tunnel Vision”.

He started his music career from an early age. When he was 12, he had been practicing a lot by joining rap groups.

Then, he made name for himself by releasing mixtapes. Kodak Black is also noted for his numerous legal issues.

He is one of the celebrities that ruined his own professional career by having a lot of controversies.

Kodak has a really strong bond with trouble. He is saying things he shouldn’t say and doing things that he should not do.

Despite all of his controversies, is he still considered as the rich rapper? What is Kodak Black Net Worth?

Are you wondering how much money actually Kodak Black has? According to several websites, Kodak Black net worth is reportedly reaching for $600,000 in a recent.

That number looks dramatically rising as well as he just got his latest release from jail in 2018.

However, his net worth is coming from several sources such as his newest songs, collaborations, and projects he held with some another musicians.

Personal Life: Kodak Black Real Names, Age, Instagram

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Kodak Black was born on June 11, 1997, in Florida. His parents were immigrants from Haiti.

He was raised by his mother in Pompano Beach, Florida. Kodak Black age as of this year is 22 years old.

The real name of Kodak Black is Bill K. Kapri, but his birth name is Dieuson Octave.

He chose the Kodak Black Instagram user name to be his stage name.

Kodak started his rap career in elementary school by recording some music in a local trap house.

He likes to read dictionaries and thesauruses in order to further his vocabulary which is the essential aspect of rapping.

When he was young, he often participated in brawls and burglary or housebreaking.

While in the fifth grade, he was expelled from school. In middle school, Kodak got arrested for auto theft.

He said at that time, he only got two choices, selling drugs or doing rap.

In 2014, Kodak Black attended Blanche Ely High School in Florida to work towards his high school diploma.

He legally changed his name from Dieuson Octave to Bill K. Kapri, in 2018.

The name is inspired by a priest when Kodal Black Life In Prison.

People may only recognize Kodak Black when it goes to a stage, but it’s actually different from his real name. Kodak Black actually has many others name.

He started to use ‘Black’ and ‘Lil Black’ as his nicknames when he was six years-old.

But it changes as well as he makes his own Instagram account with the name ‘Kodak Black’.

Till now, he decided to use that name as his stage name.

Furthermore, Kodak Black actually has another different name.

When he was in a prison, Black learned scripture with a priest as a prison ministry.

However, he found him identified as a Hebrew Israelite.

Then it led him to change his name to Bill Kahan Blanco’ as his Hebrew name.

Moreover, the name ‘Kahan’ as his middle name identified as a priest in Hebrew.

The Highlight of Kodak Careers

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In 2009, when Kodak was twelve years old, he joined a rap group “Brutal Youngnz”, under the stage name “J-Black”.

Then, he moved to a local rap group “The Kolyons”. Kodak released his first mixtape “Project Baby” in December 2013.

A year after, he released his second mixtape “Heart of the Projects. The year after that, he released another mixtape “Institution”.

In 2015, a famous rapper Drake posted a video on social media.  He was dancing to ”Skrt”, one of Kodak Black’s song in that video.

Well, that’s the beginning of Kodak Black’s career as a rapper. Kodak Black gained more popularity because of Drake.

In the same month of that Drake’s video, Kodak Black signed his first major record deal with Atlantic Records.

In May 2016, Kodak Black announced his collaboration with Lil Uzi Vert for a national tour “Parental Advisory Tour”.

However, Kodak didn’t show up on the tour. Kodak Black was featured on “Lockjaw”, a French Montana’s single in 2016.

The single peaked at number 23 on the Billboard chart.

Still, in the same year, his single “Skrt” peaked at number 10 on one of the Billboard’s Rap Chart.

Before that single, Kodak released his fourth mixtape “Lil B.I.G. Pac”.

It was his first mixtape that got in the Billboard chart.

Kodak Black was included in the list of “2016 Freshman Class” by XXL Magazine.

In 2017, he released his debut studio album “Painting Pictures” which reached number 3 on the Billboard 200.

Then, he released the deluxe version of “Project Baby 2” entitled “Project Baby 2: All Grown Up”.

One of the single reached 52 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Kodak Black Songs

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Since he released his first mixtape until now, Kodak Black has released 2 albums, 7 mixtapes, and 20 singles.

Here is the highlight of Kodak Black Songs:

  • Painting Pictures (2017) studio album
  • Dying to Live (2018) Studio Album
  • Project Baby (2013) mixtape
  • Hearth of the Projects (2014) mixtape
  • Institution (2015) mixtape
  • Lil B.I.G. Pac (2016) mixtape
  • Project Baby 2 (2017) mixtape
  • F.E.M.A (2017) a mixtape in collaboration with a rapper “Plies”
  • Heart Break Kodak (2018) mixtape
  • and 20 singles

Kodak Black Life in Prison And Other Controversies

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Kodak Blackface some legal issues since he was young.

In 2015, he got arrested for possession of cannabis and other charges.

Then in 2016, police arrested him again because of his possession of weapon and marijuana.

On February 2018, Kodak Black was sentenced to 364 days in prison because of the three charges against him were dropped.

He already had several legal issues that cause him to get in jail because of various criminal activities, including the possession of guns and drugs.

In early 2017, Kodak Black had a sexually controversial Instagram Live while in Washington D.C hotel room.

Then, in June 2017, he stated a controversial statement about ridiculing black-skinned girl.

However, Kodak Black is not only known by the sexual assault charges, he’s also arrested with several occasions.

Kodak Black reportedly has had a running with the law over the last two years.

However, with numerous occasions he had done, he’s mostly arrested.

Those various offenses might come from several aspects such as possession of a weapon, armed robbery, and the false imprisonment.

Furthermore, in September 2016, Kodak Black was also jailed for several months for drugs charges.

Another chase was his punishment of breaking house arrest.

For those chase, in May 2017, Kodak Blake was officially sentenced for about 364 days in prison.

After spending long time in prison, he’s finally become free as well as he had completed his life skills course during his lifetime in prison.

Kodak Black Childhood and Early Life Highlights

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Kodak Black was born to Haitian immigrant parents in Pompano Beach, Florida.

He was born on June 11, 1997 as a Dieuson Octave.

After Kodak was born, His father went away from home and begun to abandon his Kodak’s family.

Thus, Kodak was raised by only a single mother.

Early after his father left, Kodak and his mother moved to the place called Golden Acres, a housing society where lot of Haitian immigrants also lived there.

Kodak Black or Dieuson Octave eventually being involved with anti-social elements of the area where he lived.

It’s because the locality was not even ideal by any standards.

Thus, he was starting to sell drugs.

This situation led him to indulge in many other crimes at his tender age.

Black Kodak had ever several fights when he was in school.

It’s because he was not even interested with his education life.

He was also had no excitements in academics and had a less attendance record of school.

This condition led his into his expulsion on several occasions from his school.

His intention to become a rapper might come from this.

Kodak had no interest and even didn’t care about his school.

He just tried to get a strong hold on the English by reading several books.

Further, when Black was 12 years-old, he begun to start his career in music and rap.

Remembering his early life, he likely only got 2 options: Selling drugs, or started music career on rap.

Kodak Black then started to visit various recording studios. He also tried to find the place where he actually enjoyed his life.

Along the way, Black didn’t even try to get over his criminal ways.

He even got arrested in many times. However, Black was arrested for a serious charge when he was till 15 years of age.

The turning point of Black’s career was coming when he met the producers.

It comes when his producers bailed him out from that situation.

However, this fortune comes when Black felt that his rapping career will be over very soon.

Facts You Have to Know About Kodak Black

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1. Kodak’s Parents are Haitian Emigrants

Factually, Black’s parents were actually Haitian emigrant even though he was born in Florida.

Kodak was raised by only his single mother, Marcelene Octave as long as both his father and mother separated.

Golden Acres was the memorable place where Black growth.

Due to a problem with his dad who couldn’t give supports to his family, Black turned to rob as means of providing supports.

2. ‘Tunnel Vision’ Became His Highest Charting Single

Released on February 27, 2017, ‘Tunnel Vision’, his sixth single, has become Black’s highest charting single.

This single was also becoming his debut studio album from ‘Painting Pictures’.

‘Tunnel Vision’ however was peaked at 6th on the US Billboard Charts, at No. 2 on the US Rap Chart, No. 4 on the R & B/ Hip-Hop Chart.

This also helps Kodak Black net worth highly increases.

3. Kodak Black Has Been in Rap Groups

Kodak started to rap when he was at elementary school.

It exactly happened when he went to a local trap house after school to record his music.

Further, he also became the part of ‘Brutal Youngz’, a young rap group he participated when he was 12 years-old.

Later, he also joined a rap group called ‘Kolyons’.

He ever said that his inspiration as a solo artist was coming when he was listening to Lil Boosie.

Kodak Black’s Legal Troubles

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1. Arrest for weapons possession in April 2016

Kodak was reportedly caught up by the police while buying marijuana from a drug dealer.

Recognized that he was caught up, he got into his car then drove away.

When police attempted to pull him over, Black tried to evade arrest then threw a gun from his car.

Kodak then was arrested for possessing a weapon 40-caliber Glock 23 pistol, possession of marijuana, and numerous traffic violations he did.

2. Arrest for violating house arrest and assaulting bartender in February 2017

Kodak was arrested again for violating.

This also related to the charges of false imprisonment he did in May 2016.

His punishment came from his alleged assault of a bartender on February 2017 at Club Climaxx, Miami.

Kodak was sentenced for his charges to the woman over the club.

3. Arrest for weapons possession in 1019

Kodak Black and three others were caught up by U.S. Customs while trying to cross into Canada.

Moreover, Black and three others were also found with a Glock 9mm pistol and marijuana.

For his mistakes, he should to pay the $20,000 to $40,000 bond.

But it seems not that mean as far as Kodak Black net worth still high.

Kodak Black House, and Kodak Black Car Names

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Despite all of the controversies, his popularity made him be a rich rapper.

His source of income is definitely coming from his music.

Kodak Black Tour schedules are still running this year. You can search for more information about it online.

Most of his albums, mixtapes, and singles are a big success.

Some of the singles made it to the Billboard Chart in Hip Hop Music Category.

He gets a big amount of money to add from his royalty and bonus to Kodak Black net worth.

Kodak Black once gifted himself a luxurious house after got out of prison.

Inside the house, he owns a private golf course, underground pool, and bathroom TV.

It’s got a cold fountain steaming down the pool.

From his Instagram video showing his house, it looks lavish and exclusive.

He owns some lavish cars including BMW X6 that worth $66,000, Rolls Royce Ghost that worth over $120,000, and Audi that worth about $70,000.

Conclusion

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Finally, Kodak Black is one of the popular celebrities that won’t stay out of trouble.

His controversies seem to be killing his professional music career slowly.

Even though, there are some of his tours currently in the schedule this year. But, he’s not as popular as before.

So, he appeared not to be able to reach millions of net worth.

As of this year, Kodak Black Net Worth is estimated to be only $600,000.

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