Anatii, born Anathi Bhongo Mnyango, is an award-winning South African rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.
He discovered his musical talents at a young age and began making music at a young age. When he was 16, he released his first song, When It Rains, and he has been making waves ever since.
Here is a look at Anatii’s net worth, his childhood and educational background, his music career, and his work with the UNHCR.
What is Anatii’s net worth?
According to several online sources, Anatii’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. He has accumulated this impressive wealth from his successful music career, as well as from his endorsement deals.
Anatii’s childhood and educational background
Anatii was born on January 8th, 1993 in Bhisho, Eastern Cape. His parents ran several businesses including a boutique where Anatii nurtured his fashion sense.
Even though he was drawn to the music industry from a young age, the rapper revealed in the past that his parents were keen on his education and he had to put his musical ambitions away for some time.
The Mnyango family later relocated to Johannesburg. Sadly, Anatii's father passed on when the rapper was about 15 years old.
Details about the rapper’s highest education level and the schools he attended are currently unavailable.
Anatii’s music career
Anatii made his first beat in grade four when he was only nine years old. How impressive is that?
He made his professional debut in the music industry at the age of 15 when he received his first major placement with L-Tido, for the song When It Rains.
In September 2016, Anatii released his debut studio album, Artiifact which featured some big local artists including AKA, Cassper Nyovest, Nasty C and Uhuru. It also featured international stars like Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage, Somali-Canadian electronic duo, Faarrow and American singer Omarion. The album was a great success and boosted Anatii’s fame to a greater height.
In 2017, he released a collaborative album with AKA titled Be Careful What You Wish For and in 2018, he released his second solo album titled, Iyeza.
In addition to his albums, Anatii has also released a good number of solo singles and collaborative singles with other local and international artists and he also has production credits in over a dozen songs.
Anatii also has songwriter credits in some international hits including Beyonce and Jay Z’s Mood 4 Eva which was a soundtrack for the 2019 remake of The Lion King and Brown Skin Girl by Beyoncé featuring Wizkid, Saint Jhn, and Beyoncé’s daughter, Blue Ivy Carter.
His music career has paid off and in addition to amassing fans, he has also won some prestigious awards over the years including the South African Hip Hop Awards (SAHHA) and GQ South Africa. He was also named in the Forbes Africa 30 under 30 Creatives.
Anatii ambassadorial career
Besides his richly rewarding music career, Anatii is also a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR).
He was appointed as a high-level influencer for the UNHCR’s LuQuLuQu project in 2017. His work with the UNHCR has definitely had a positive impact on Anatii’s net worth.