|NET WORTH:||$200 Million|
|Source of Wealth:||Rapper, Actor, Entrepreneur, Record producer|
|Born:||April 29, 1970|
|Spouse:||Sonya Miller (Divorced)|
|Birth Name:||Percy Robert Miller|
|Height:||6ft. 4 in.(1.93m)|
Master P is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, and record producer. He is known as one of the member of the hip hop music group TRU. He is the founder of the record label, No Limit Records. He is also the CEO and founder of P. Miller Enterprises and Better Black Television.
He was also a former basketball player. He signed two separate NBA contracts in 1990. He played for Charlotte Hornets and Toronto Raptors in 1998 and 1999 pre-season.
Percy Robert Miller was born on April 29, 1970 in New Orleans, the oldest of five children. He attended Booker T. Washington High School and Warren Easton High School. Miller attended University of Houston on an athletic scholarship, played on the basketball team. However, after several months, he dropped out of the school and transferred to Merritt College to major in business administration.
Miller received a $10,000 after the death of his grandfather as a malpractice settlement. He started a record store called No Limit Records, based in Richmond, California. On 1990, his brother, Kevin Miller, was killed. It made him become more motivated to be a successful entrepreneur, to have a better life and for his family.
In February 12, 1991, he released his first debut studio album, Get Away Clean, and his second album Mama’s Bad Boy on the following year. His first collaboration album with his group TRU titled “Who’s da Killer?”, was released on 1993. In 1994, Master P released his third studio album, The Ghettos Tryin to Kill Me!. His fourth studio album was released on June 6, 1995, titled “99 Ways to Die”.
Master P moved back from California to New Orleans to relocate his record label, and then released his fifth album, Ice Cream Man, on April 16, 1996. His breakthrough album “Ghetto D.” was a certified triple platinum with 760,000 copies sold. The album contained his hit single, Make ‘Em Say Uhh!, that earned him a nomination for the MTV Video Music Award.
In 2005, Master P and his son, Romeo Miller, created the independent label Guttar Music. Master P released his thirteenth and first independent album, Living Legend: Certified D-Boy, on November 29, 2005 on Guttar Master.
In 2007, he released his first book “Guaranteed Success”.
Master P took a new tour together with his brother Silkk The Shocker and his son Romeo Miller on December 6, 2010, titled “No Limit Forever International”. On late 2011, he released his first mixtape and first solo project “TMZ (Too Many Zeros), for the 6 years. His second official mixtape “Al Capone” was released on January 16, 2013.
Master P made a collaboration with his new group, Louie V. Mob to create a mixtape titled “New World Order”, and was released on February 12, 2013. On November 27, 2015, his fourteenth album “Empire, from the Hood to Hollywood”, was released with guest appearances from artists like Lil Wayne, Money Mafia, BlaqNminD, Krazy, Ace B, Krazy, and more. Master P released his sixth mixtape on August 21, 2016, titled “The G Mixtape”. On the same year, he released his seventh official mixtape “Louisiana Hot Sauce”.
In 2019, he opened “Big Poppas Burgers” based in the West Bank of New Orleans.
On 2020, Master P released a five-part BET docuseries “No Limit Chronicles”, that shares stories of his career as a record executive and businessman.
Aside from his record label, Master P also invested his money into a travel agency, real state, film, music, and television production, stock, a Foot locker retail outlet, a book and magazine publishing, fast food franchises, jewelry line, clothing, toy making, gas stations, telecommunication, auto accessories, and car rims. Master P also became the first rapper to set a cable television network by founding the cable television network, Better Black Television.
Master P featured in several films and television shows such as Soccer Mom, Gone in 60 Seconds, I Got The Hook Up, Toxic, Hollywood Homicide, Foolish, and Uncle P, Uncle Willy’s Family. He also appeared on the Nickelodeon’s sitcom Romeo! with his son Romeo Miller. Master also became a contestant on the show Dancing with the Stars, after his son Romeo dropped out because of an injury.
Back in the 1990s, Master P had a contract with two different NBA teams: the Charlotte Hornets in 1998 pre-season, and Toronto Raptors in 1999 pre-season. However, after the conclusions of each pre-season, he did not play for either team. Master P played for the Fort Wayne Fury in the Continental Basketball Association, and for the San Diego Stingrays in the International Basketball League.
Master P married his wife, Sonya, on 1989, and has seven children. The two got divorced in 2014.
In 1998, he ranked at 10th on Forbes magazine’s list of America’s 40 highest paid entertainers, having an estimated $56.6 million worth of income. As of today 2021, Master P is one of the wealthiest figures in American hip hop scene, with an estimated net worth of $200 million.