About Da Brat
Da Brat is a well known rapper and also an actress. It has been reported that the overall size of Da Brat net worth is 1.5 million dollars. Da Brat is a recognized artist – she is a nominee of a Grammy award. In 1994, Da Brat released her first studio album which was called “Funkdafied”. 1 million copies of that album have been sold, and it for sure increased the total amount of Da Brat net worth. The sales of this album also made Da Brat the first female solo rapper whose album was certified as platinum-selling.
Da Brat, whose real name is Shawntae Harris, was born in Illinois in 1974. Because of the fact that her parents were not married, Da Brat was growing up in both households of her mother as well as of her father. When she was living with her mother and grandmother, Da Brat had to go to church at least four times in one week. There, she also started her career as a singer, since in that church she was singing in the choir as well as played the drums. However, in the household of her father, Da Brat was raised not as strict as in the house of her mother. When she was studying in high school, Da Brat was also interested into sports, mainly in basketball and track and field.
In 1992, Da Brat became more well known when she participated in the rapping contest organized by MTV Raps, and she actually became a winner of it. As a part of the winning prize, Da Brat was able to meet the group called “Kris Kross”. The band decided to introduce Da Brat to their producer named Jermaine Dupri.
Jermaine Dupri, in turn, seems that liked Da Brat’s music and signed her to So So Def record label. Jermaine Dupri was also the one who made Da Brat being associated with the so-called “female Snoopy Dogg”. Thus, Da Brat’s image in music began to rise and music eventually became the main source of Da Brat net worth.
Da Brat also stated that she decided to go by this name on stage due to the fact that when she was growing up, she was quite a spoiled child. Talking about the debut album of the singer, which also increased the total size of Da Brat net worth, the album landed in the 1st place of rap music charts.