|Net Worth:||$4 Million|
|Birthday:||Sep 23, 1974|
|Age:||47 years old|
|Height:||5.6 feet (170cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Last Updated:||September, 2021|
Layzie Bone is a 47 years old American musician and rapper who has a net worth of $4 million as of September 2021. Best known for his decade-long affiliation with the rock band Bone of Thugs-n-Harmony, he has been performing in the music industry for the last twenty years. He has also been associated with the popular rap band Bone Brothers where he has been producing rap songs. His recognition and worldwide fame are the brainchild of his legendary career as a musician. Copies of his albums are sold in millions every year. Bone is also the sitting Chief Executive Officer of Harmony Howse Entertainment.
From being a home-based solo rapper – who started from scratch – to a renowned millionaire, Layzie has a phenomenal career. Let’s a have closer look at how he has made himself a millionaire and uncover some interesting facts about his life.
How Did Layzie Bone Become Rich?
In the late 1990s, Layzie started his career through his affiliation with the popular band B.O.N.E as a rapper where he released his first rap album Thug By Nature. The album got widely appraised throughout the US and beyond. In collaboration with the members of the B.O.N.E group, Layzie found Harmony and Bone Thug (in late 1993) which turned to be a major platform to unleash his career as a musician and rapper.
With this band, he released his most loved rap albums as I Tried, Thuggish Ruggish Bone, If I Could Teach the World, and Looking Into My Eyes. Perhaps the most popular among these – that was labeled as double platinum-certified and topped the US and New Zealand charts – is Tha Crossroads. The recently released album of the thug group is Wanted Dead Alive (2020) which sustains the fame and reputation of the thug group.
Out of the eight recorded albums with this band, three got Platinum certified and one received Gold. In 1997, the thug band won the Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance, and they have also two American Music Awards. In the following year, the duo was listed #12 in the 25 Best Rap Group of All Time on About.com. By then, Layzie was assured that he has found a fabulous duo and group that is worth proceeding with for the rest of his life. To date, several Bone members – like Krayzie Bone and others – have left and rejoined it. But Layzie is still consistent with it as he continues producing highly appraised albums – and apparently, it pays off well.
Layzie has also produced some famous solo albums like Ruthless, The New Revolution, It’s Not A Game, The Revolution, Cleveland and Starting From the Scratch: How A Thug was born.
What Is Layzie Bone Net Worth?
As of the latest reports of September 2021, Bone has a hefty net worth of $4 million. His career as a musician and a solo rapper is a reliable source of his speedily growing net worth. A prominent share of his net worth comes from his hip-hop band Thugs and Bone. According to the latest reports, the band has a collective net worth of $10 million. The band has been operational since 1993 with the unending collaboration of the Four Bones – Layzie Bone, Krayzie Bone, Bizzy Bone, Flesh-N-Bone and Wish Bone.
In total, The Thug group has sold 17 million records throughout the US that guarantees that it is one of the prominent bands in the US. It is permanent to mention here that Layzie is the front-line member of this band. So it is quite apparent that he earns a handsome amount of money. To date, the band has produced nine studio albums and each has been greatly successful. Each accolade and income of the band have a fair cut for Layzie which massively adds up to his net worth.
His solo rap songs are another major source of his millionaire net worth. He has released some eight solo albums and each one has been widely successful and dearly loved by his diehard fans. Although the exact figure that he earns via his solo album is unknown, it is crystal clear that a vast majority of his net worth is generated from his solo rap songs.
How Layzie Bone Spends His Money?
Layzie is happily married to Felicia Lindsey for the last thirteen years. The love birds stayed in a relationship for five years and they tied the knot in late 2007. The couple has three angelic children named Tyrone, Jeremy, and Steven. He lives in a beautifully designed house in Ohio along with his wife and children. In an interview, he reveals that he is a committed family man. “I think the most unconditional love one can receive is from the family,” he asserts. He concludes with “I have a deep love for my wife and empathy for my children which are bound not to cease no matter what. ”.
Layzie periodically makes donations to eradicate hunger and he is of the belief that words and actions long last. “I try to live a life and produce music that is timeless. The best way I can achieve that is through my music,” he historically asserts in an interview with Forbes.
- His real name is Steven Howse and he is best known for his celebrated name Layzie. He is also popular with other nicknames like L-Burna and The Number One Assassin (#1 Assassin.)
- It is reported that Lyzie was involved in extramarital and adulterous affairs – even after the marriage as well – which was a grave disappointment for his wife Felicia. He has once taken a paternity test as well.
- One of his girlfriends sued him against child protection – she alleged him that he happens to be the father of a toddler whom he disowns. Layzie was jailed over the charges.
- Felicia – his spouse – is also a singer who has recorded several albums for the Bone Thugs-n-Harmony
- Layzie is arguably the only musician who has collaborated with his brothers, cousins, and sisters to establish a rock band. B.O.N.E – his first family collaborated band – is the prime example.
- In 2015, Layzie saved a man’s life in Wyoming when he lost control of his car due to a diabetic shock. He was caught on camera and became a major headline in almost all news channels.