|Celebrated Name:||Spice 1|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Robert Lee Green Jr|
|Age:||52 years old|
|Birth Date:||2nd July 1970|
|Birth Place:||Corsicana, Texas|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Spice 1 Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Record Producer, Rapper|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$1.5 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Spice 1 is an American rapper from California whose professional music career started in the early 1990s. He recognizes rapper Too Short as the person who discovered his talent and introduced him to music. Since then, his gangsta rap music career took off, and he hasn’t looked back. After working with Jive Records for almost ten years, he left the label and became an independent artist. T.W.M.G is a recording label he started in the late 2010s, becoming a music producer and signing upcoming gangsta rap artists. His first signing was in 2018 when he signed Q Bosilini.
Maybe you know about Spice 1 very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2023? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Spice 1’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Robert Lee Green Jr was born on 2nd July 1970 in Corsicana, Texas. Later after his birth, he moved with his mother to California, where he attended Mt. Eden High School for his studies. His mother, Jean Green, divorced his father while young, and Spice was left under his mother’s custody. His mother would later remarry and moved in with Spice 1’s stepfather, who was very supportive. Spice 1 interest started when he was a young kid where he could write and rap his own lyrics. His determination to pursue music career paid off when rapper Too Short noticed his work and introduced him to gangsta music.
Most of Spice 1’s personal life has been away from the public eye making him one of the most private musicians. He is all about business when in the public limelight. On 3rd December 2007, he was short but unknown gunman while in his Cadillac Escalade while waiting outside his parent’s home.
After investigations, the shooting was ruled out to be gang rivalry related but rather a normal robbery incident. After being shot, he managed to get himself to his mother’s door, who called 911 for help. By the time help was arriving, Spice ad already collapsed on the floor after his lungs collapse. Luckily, he was taken to hospital in good time, and his life was saved.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 2nd July 1970, Spice 1 is 52 years old as of today’s date 31st May 2023. His height is 1.7m tall, and his weight is 82 kg.
After he was signed by Jive Records label, Spice 1 released his first album. Let it be Known in 1991 which had seven-track. The album didn’t do well commercially as it was not widely distributed. The following year he came with another track Spice 1 followed by another one 187 He Wrote in 1993 which was widely accepted peaking at number one on top R&B/Hip-Hop albums While working under Jive Label, his albums 187 He Wrote, Spice 1 and Amerikkka”s Nightmare reached gold certification with his track Trigga Gots No Hearts being one of his bestselling tracks.
His last album with Jive Immortalized in 1999 got very positive reviews. Unfortunately, it wasn’t promoted in the best way due to beef between Jive Records and Spice 1. He left the recording label after the release of his song due to his bad image, which the label wanted him to clean first.
Awards & Achievements
In his music career, Spice 1 is yet to win or get for any music award. This doesn’t, in any way, define his music career. Most of his albums have done relatively well commercially, which can only mean they were well received by his fans. During his peak days, his personal image wasn’t that clean having to several cat and mouse games with the police. His bad image could be the reason behind his lack of awards.
Net Worth & Salary of Spice 1 in 2023
Most of Spice 1 fortune has been from his music career. As a teenager, he had already made music his career making his first earnings through music as a teenager. Some years back, he started his music Label, which is in its formative years. His 187 He Wrote album is one of his best, selling millions of units. After his three bestselling albums, his fame dwindled with his other albums selling less than 500,000 units. His current net worth is $1.5 million as of May 2023.
Spice 1 had a very bright career in music during the 1990s era with his equals at the time being Tupac and Notorious BIG. His gangsta lifestyle somehow affected his music career having spent some time in incarceration. In 1995, he had a cat and mouse game with police after his warrant of arrest was issued for illegal gun possession. His bad image was entirely to blame for his release from Jive Records as the label saw his image bad for business.