What is Youssoupha net worth?
Youssouph is a French rapper of Congolese descent with a net worth of $2 million. He is one regarded as one the most talented music icons in the French sphere. He is best known to have been nominated for MTV Africa Music Awards in 2014 under the category Best Francophone artiste.
Youssoupha Mabiki was born on August 29, 1979(age 41 ) to a Congolese father, the musician and Congo-Kinshasa political figure Tabu Ley Rochereau and a Senegalese mother. After spending his childhood in Congo-Kinshasa, at the age of 10, he moved to France to live with relatives in Beziers, then Osny, Cergy and Sartrouville. He finished his French baccaleureat at Académie de Versailles with high grades and continued with Cultural Mediation, Communication at Roanne and La Guillotière. After obtaining his master’s degree, he dedicated himself to music.
His first album Frères Lumières was a trio with two other friends. They released a maxi single. He was also involved in many musical projects including the album Tendance by the band Bana Kin (with Sinistre Kozi Philo and Mic genie).
His own street DVD was released at end of 2005 as Eternel Recommencement followed in 2006 and was signed to Hostile record label. After working with a number of renowned rappers, he released his debut studio album in March 2007 titled À chaque frère (“To Every Brother”) containing collaborations from Diam’s, Kool Shen, S’Pi and Mike Génie.
His second album came out in October 2009 called Sur les chemins du retour (“On the Ways of Return”), alongside an international tour. In preparation of his third album, he also released a downloadable Digi-tape En noir et blanc – En attendant Noir Désir (“Black & White, Waiting for Black Desire”) where he included some remixes of the album. In January 2012, he released his third studio album Noir désir (“Black Desire”) featuring Taipan, Corneille, S-Pi, Sam’s, Indila, LFDV and his own father Tabu Ley Rochereau”.
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Youssoupha is married to married to his longtime girlfriend. They have children. The French singer was born in today’s Democratic Republic of Congo, but his wife is of Chadian and Ivorian descent. They both grew up in Africa. they had their years in France where they met, and went to settle in Côte d’Ivoire, because it is a country that is attracted them.
Youssoupha net worth
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How much is Youssoupha worth? Youssoupha’s net worth is estimated at around $2 million. His major source of income s generated from his music career. However, in 2009, French journalist Éric Zemmour opened a lawsuit against him accusing him of public threats for diabolizing the banlieues. Youssoupha responded in an interview with Le Parisien that he advocated non-violence, but was pointing out the contradictions of Zemmour. He also responded with his single “Menace de mort” (meaning Death threat in English) with clips from various television programs quoting anti-immigrant sentiments expressed by media figures.