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As a talented recording artist and actor, Kid Cudi’s net worth is estimated to be around $5.0 million dollars. He has released several albums and has also appeared in several famous TV shows, so it comes as no surprise that his net worth is that high. If you want to know more information about his income and other details, then you have come to the right place, because we will provide you with all the information you need.

If you have not heard the news, then you should know that recently, Kid Cudi checked into rehab to treat his depression. On Tuesday night, he announced this news on Facebook. Kid Cudi wrote, “It took me a while to get to this place of commitment, but it is something I have to do for myself, my family, my best friend/daughter and all of you, my fans. … I am not at peace. I haven’t been since you’ve known me.” He apologized to his fans for his absence and also gave them assurance that he still plans on releasing new music. Having said that, let us dive in the real question; how much is Kid Cudi worth?

How Rich is Kid Cudi?

Income From Movies

Movie NameEarnings
James White$874,126
Killing Hasselhoff$541,126
The Ever After$315,657
Total Earnings$3,193,432

Net Worth According to Years


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Kid Cudi’s Childhood

He was born on January 30, 1984 in Cleveland, Ohio as Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, but most know him as Kid Cudi. He spent most of his childhood in Shaker Heights. He is the youngest of his siblings, as he has two older brothers named Domingo and Dean. He also has a sister named Maisha. His parents are Elsie Harriet and Lindberg Styles Mescudi. His mother was a middle school choir teacher and his father was a substitute teacher, house painter, and a World War II Air Force Veteran.

At the age of 11, Kid Cudi lost his father to cancer, and his father’s death had a huge impact on his childhood. Kid Cudi was studying film studies at the University of Toledo, however he dropped out after a year. Kid Cudi was also planning on joining the U.S. Navy, but that didn’t happen due to his police record.

Music Career

To further pursue his rapping career, Kid moved to Brooklyn. In 2008, Kid released a debut full-length project, a mixtape known as A Kid Named Cudi. This mixtape caught Kanye West’s attention and after that, West signed Cudi to his G.O.O.D. Music label. In 2009, Kid Cudi released his first album, Man on the Moon: The End of Day. Cudi’s debut single, “Day ‘n’ Nite” ranked in the top five of the Billboard charts and the album itself ranked number four.

Over the years, he has successfully sold more than 5.2 million digital singles and has even worked with various talented artists such as Kanye West, Jay-Z, Common, Mary J. Blige, David Guetta, Shakira, MGMT, Snoop Dogg, and Michael Bolton.

Movies and TV Shows

Apart from music, Kid Cudi has also appeared in several movies such as Maniac, Cruel Summer, Goodbye World, Need for Speed, Two Night Stand, The Ever After, Meadowland, Entourage, James White, and Tacoma. He has also appeared in several TV shows such as One Tree Hill, How to Make It in America, Comedy Bang! Bang! and Talking Dead.



Like any other Hollywood artist, Kid Cudi also earns a great amount of money because of various sponsorships and endorsements. He earns around $130,719 from endorsements and his yearly income for 2015-2016 is estimated to be around $675,000.


Kid Cudi is truly a very talented artist and we hope he will successfully overcome his battle with depression and anxiety. We wish him a speedy recovery and good health.


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