Taylor Bennett is an American rapper who has a net worth of $5 Million. He is best known for being the younger brother of the high-profile artist Chance the Rapper. He earned over 300k followers on Instagram and 50k subscribers on his self-titled YouTube channel.
Bennett made a name for himself in the hip-hop industry by releasing his mixtapes “The Taylor Bennett Show” and “Broad Shoulders” in 2013 and 2015 respectively. The rapper has been making music since 2013 and earned a great reputation in music, thanks to having released four studio albums, three mixtapes, and two EPs.
Taylor Bennett’s Net Worth
|Taylor Matthew Bennett
Taylor Matthew Bennett was born on January 19, 1996, and was raised in the West Chatham neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. His parents were educated and were employed by the government.
His father Donald J Williams-Bennett held a prominent presence in the city, he first served as an aide to the former Chicago mayor Harold Washington and then worked for Barack Obama when he was Chicago senator.
Taylor’s mother Lisa Bennett worked for the office of the Illinois attorney general and also owned some businesses in North Carolina. His parents hoped that their son would pursue a career in politics. Taylor grew up along with his older brother Chancelor Johnathan Bennett who would go on to become a rapper and adopted the moniker Chance the Rapper.
Taylor Bennett graduated from Urban Prep High School and discovered an interest in the arts. Before launching his rap career, Taylor found himself behind bars after having assault and battery charges for allegedly injuring a young student. He was released from the jail on a $75k bond.
Bennett followed in the footsteps of his brother Chance the Rapper and began showcasing his unique sound and style of rapping on social media. Some of his biggest musical influences are Kendrick Lamar, Twista, Nas, and Kanye West.
Bennett started building his online audience after being encouraged by his older brother. Later, he sold out events at local shows like Reggie’s. The turning point in Taylor’s career came when rapper Nas invited him to perform at the 2014 Lollapalooza after-party.
Upon his success, Taylor teamed up with his brother Chance the Rapper and dropped his breakout single “Broad Shoulders” in December of that year. That same year, his debut album with the same name “Broad Shoulders” was released and boasted artists like Logan Parks, Jordan Bratton, and Talia Stewart.
In February 2017, Taylor self-released his second album “Restoration of an American Idol” and then his third album “Be Yourself” in July 2018. The rapper followed this up by dropping his fourth album “Coming of Age” in April 2022. Taylor Bennett earned a net worth of 5 million US dollars.
Taylor Bennett Biography
|Date of Birth
|January 19, 1996
|5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
|78 kg (172 lbs)
|Donald J Williams-Bennett
|Chance the Rapper
Despite releasing studio albums, Taylor has recorded three mixtapes including The Taylor Bennett Show, Mainstream Music, and Throw Aways: Unmixed. His first EP “Freshman Year: First Semester” came out in October 2015.
“The American Reject” was Taylor’s second EP which he dropped in May 2019. Taylor Bennett’s most popular songs include:
- Broad Shoulders
- Grown Up Fairy Tales
- Dancing in the Rain
- Favorite Colors
- Neon Lights
- Come Alive Ft The Hxliday
In 2017, Taylor was featured in James The Mormon’s song “Holiday”. Later that year, he worked as a featured artist in songs like Sleepless by Melo Makes Music, Views of You by Sofi de la Torre, Walls by Madds, and New World by Krewella and Yellow Claw.
Taylor Bennett Net Worth
Taylor Bennett has a net worth of $5 million as of 2024. He makes money from his music career such as releasing songs on SoundCloud and YouTube as well as performing at live shows. Most of his music videos earned more than a million views, so the rapper is making a good sum of money.
Taylor’s brother Chance the Rapper earned a whopping $25 million net worth and the family is living quite a luxurious lifestyle. Bennett entered the music industry at the age of 17 and is poised for great success and recognition. Taylor Bennett’s annual income is roughly $400,000.