Suge Knight is a former music executive and record producer from the United States. He was the co-founder and CEO of Death Row Records. In 1992, he produced Dr. Dre’s first album, “The Chronic,” and in 1993, he produced Snoop Dogg’s second album, “Doggystyle.”
Suge Knight’s Age, Bio
Suge Knight was born Marion Hugh Knight Junior on April 19th, 1965, making him 57 years old. Maxine (also known as Dikeman White) and Marion Knight Senior gave birth to him in Compton, California. During his childhood, he was known as “Suge.”
Suge went to Lynwood High School on the outskirts of Lynwood Town and played football there. He graduated from high school in 1983 and attended El Camino College, where he played football until 1985. He was subsequently transferred to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he spent two years playing football. Suge was not picked by the NFL, but he was invited to Los Angeles Rams training camp as a substitute player rather than a first-round pick.
Suge Knight’s Height And Weight
Suge Knight is 1.88 meters (6 feet 2 inches) tall and weighs approximately 120 kilograms (265 pounds). He has black hair and black eyes.
Suge Knight’s Career
Suge Knight started off as a concert promoter and security guard for celebrities like as Bobby Brown. He eventually established his own studio and publishing firm, which was highly successful. One of the most memorable moments occurred when Vanilla Ice (Robert Winkle) agreed to pay for the use of a sample from one of their songs, “Ice Ice Baby.”
Suge then founded an artist management company with West Coast hip-hop musicians the D.O.C and D.J Quik. He met members of the gangster rap group N.W.A. through the D.O.C.
Suge aided Dr. Dre and the D.O.C. in their decision to leave their label, Ruthless Records, which was managed by Jerry Heller. In 1991, they co-founded Death Row Records with Suge Knight. Suge collaborated with a number of other music businesses to distribute the group’s songs and videos. The group’s debut album, “The Chronic,” was certified platinum in the United States after its release in 1993. This also aided in the promotion of Dre’s debut album, “Doggystyle,” which went platinum in the United States in 1994.
Suge Knight’s Net worth
Suge Knight’s net worth was believed to be $500,000. His net worth may have altered since then..
Suge Knight’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
Suge Knight married Michelle in 1999 and separated in 2007. Taj, Bailey, Posh, Andrew, and Legend are their five children. From a previous marriage to Sharita Lee, he has a son named Arion.
Knight has been embroiled in a number of legal issues during his life. He was sentenced to five years probation after being convicted of attacking two rappers in 1995. He was arrested again in 1996 for breaking his probation. He has been involved in an ongoing robbery case since 2014. In 2015, he was engaged in a hit-and-run car accident that killed Terry Carter, another Heavyweight Records co-founder and injured another.
|Real name||Marion Hugh Suge Knight Jr,|
|Profession(s)||American former record producer, music executive, professional football player, and convicted felon|
|Born In||Compton, California, United States|
|Age as in 2023||57 years old|
|Height||6 feet and 2 inches|
|Children||Yes (Taj Knight, Bailey Knight, Posh Knight, Andrew Knight, Legend Knight)|
|Net Worths||$500 thousand|