Nasty C has been spitting verses since he was nine years old. The young rapper was inspired by his older brother Siyabonga Ngcobo, who is also a rapper, to get into music, and Mzansi is grateful to him.
Thanks to his talent, Nasty C’s name is well known beyond the borders of South Africa and Africa as a whole. He has been able to work with some of the biggest names in the music industry, win awards, and earn lots of money. But the young rapper is only getting started, and we expect his star to shine brighter in the coming years.
Let’s take a look at Nasty C’s net worth, his sources of income, and how he spends his millions.
What is Nasty C’s net worth?
According to Forbes Magazine, Nasty C’s net worth in 2022 is $2 million. This is roughly equivalent to R29 million.
Nasty C’s net worth is the sum of all his assets minus his liabilities. At 25 years old, he already has more money than many people can make in a lifetime.
Here are the ways that Nasty C has made his money.
Nasty C’s music
His successful music career is the most significant contributor to Nasty C’s net worth.
Just before graduating high school, Nasty C officially launched his music career with the release of his first mixtape, and he has been scaling the heights of the rap industry rapidly.
As of 2022, Nasty C has three studio albums, 16 singles, 22 music videos, and two extended plays (EPs.)
The Hell Naw hitmaker has worked with icons like DJ Maphorisa, Cassper Nyovest, Davido, Ice Prince, Patoranking, A$AP Ferg, T.I, and French Montana, just to name a few.
In 2019, Nasty C got signed by one of the biggest American record labels- Def Jams, which released his hyped album Zulu Man With Some Power.
Along with the money he makes from the sales of his albums, Nasty C also makes incredible from his concerts and live performances. He is one of the highest-paid acts in South Africa, and it is reported that he charges around $20 000 per show.
Nasty C’s endorsements
With his international fame and massive fan base, Nasty C is among the most sought-after brand ambassadors in South Africa.
Some of the international brands that Nasty C has worked with so far include Puma, AXE, and Mercedes-Benz South Africa.
Thanks to the millions in his account, Nasty C can afford to drive in the cars of his dreams. The rapper, who has a liking for fast German machines, owns several posh vehicles. Some of the cars that Nasty C is reported to own include:
- A Mercedes Benz AMG GT
- A 2018 Mercedes Benz A-Class
- Mercedes AMG C43
- 2017 Audi Q2
Along with driving expensive cars, Nasty C also lives in a grand house located in the posh suburbs of Johannesburg.
In 2017, he became a victim of armed robbery when burglars broke into his home, held him and the occupants of the house hostage, and stole valuables including laptops, phones, and a Rolex watch. Luckily, no one was harmed.
Is Nasty C the richest rapper in South Africa?
The richest rapper in South Africa is AKA, whose net value is estimated at around $12 million. Although he is not the richest in the game yet, Nasty C’s net worth places him among the top five richest rappers in South Africa, along with Cassper Nyovest, DA Les, and Khuli Chana.
As the youngest rapper on the list, Nasty C has a lot of potential, and if he plays his cards right, he might become the richest rapper in South Africa in a few years to come.
Does Nasty C own a record label?
Yes, Nasty C owns a record label known as Tall Racks Records. The label was established in 2018 and has signed some upcoming artists, including the beautiful Rowlene.