French Montana Net Worth
French Montana Net Worth

French Montana Net Worth Early Life, Career And More

The net worth of French Montana, a Moroccan-born American rapper,  With the help of Bad Boy Records and Maybach Music, he inked a joint-venture record deal in 2012. Coke Boys Records was founded by him. The track “Unforgettable” from his 2017 album “Jungle Rules” helped catapult it to #3 on the Billboard 200. As of the time of this writing, he has earned well over 13 billion streams combined across all platforms.

French Montana Early Life

Born Karim Kharbouch in Rabat, Morocco on November 9, 1984, French Montana is a Moroccan rapper. A combination of his French heritage in Morocco and Tony Montana’s character in Scarface is the inspiration for the name French Montana.

Soccer and rapping were two of his greatest loves as a kid. He was also a big fan of the sport. A family estate outside of Casablanca was his childhood home. The family relocated to the United States when the teen was just 13 years old. This is where they ended up. When he was younger, he could only speak Moroccan Darija and French. There were several people that helped Karim learn English as a teenager.

After a few years, his father eventually made his way back to Casablanca. His mother decided to stay at home and care for their two young sons. At the time, his mother was pregnant with their youngest child. Kharbouch’s family of three relied on welfare to get by, and he quickly found himself working to help provide for his family.


French Montana Career

French began releasing mixtapes in 2002 under the moniker “Cocaine City.” France’s mixtape debut was released in 2007. As a member of Akon’s Konvict Muzik label in 2009, he received a major boost in his career. Unfortunately, nothing came of this arrangement, and after two years with Akon, French decided to sign with Diddy’s Bad Boy Records instead.

In 2010, with the track “Choppa Choppa Down,” he achieved his first major success. Bad Boy Records and Rick Ross’ Maybach Music have a joint deal with him now. Excuse my French, his debut studio album, was released in May of that year. As addition as debuting at No. 1 on the US Rap and R&B/Hip-Hop charts, the album landed at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 and No. 11 on the Canadian Albums Chart.

There were no shortage of accolades for Jungle Rules, his second album, which debuted at number three on Billboard’s 200 album list in July 2017, as well as number two in Canada. Rap and R&B/Hip-Hop singles “Pop That” by Montana (with Rick Ross, Drake, and Lil Wayne) both peaked at #2 in the US. Swae Lee featured on his song “Unforgettable,” which peaked at #1 on the US Rap chart, #2 on R&B/Hip-US Hop’s chart, #3 on Billboard’s Hot 100, and #2 in the United Kingdom. As a solo artist, Montana’s first number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100 was “Unforgettable.”

As a youngster, French Montana listened to hip hop artists including Tupac Shakur, Notorious B.I.G., Nas, Snoop Dogg, and Wu-Tang Clan. He is a music fan in general and admires the work of Adele, Amy Winehouse, Florence + the Machine, and Lana Del Rey, all of whom he has sampled in his music.

French Montana Personal Life

French Montana Net Worth
French Montana Net Worth

As well as English, Montana is fluent in Arabic and French, his native tongues. As Montana walked out of a New York City recording studio, two assailants opened fire. He was hospitalised for several weeks when a bullet struck him in the head. When the other assailant shot at one of the gunmen, he was hit and died. There was no evidence linking Montana to the incident.

In 2007, Montana tied the knot with Deen Kharbouch in a private ceremony at her home in Montana. Their divorce was finalised in 2014 after they’d been apart since 2012, when they first filed for divorce. In 2010, they became parents to a boy. “Got so high last night bought 2 newborn tigers,” French captioned an Instagram photo of himself holding two cubs in his arms in April of that year. His music video for “The Gifted” features tigers named Ike and Tina.

Tigers were taken away from him the following year because they were too much work to feed and maintain. Julius Ceasar was French Montana’s pet monkey in late 2014. In mid-December, a video showed French boarding a private jet with the then-infant monkey in his arms was posted online. Khloe Kardashian and French Montana were said to have been dating in April of 2014. It was reported in September 2014 that Khloe and French had broken up. The rapper/model Trina was a previous flame of his.

When he went to Uganda in 2017 to record the music video for his song “Unforgettable,” which had over a billion streams, Montana began his philanthropic activity. The Suubi hospital, which serves more than 300,000 people in Uganda, was built thanks to his work in the country.. In recognition of his humanitarian efforts in Uganda, French was named a Global Citizen Ambassador in 2018. The award was given to a rapper for the first time.

The state of Montana became a United States citizen in June 2018.

French Montana Real Estate

Selena Gomez’s Calabasas property cost French Montana $3.3 million in 2016, according to TMZ. For example, it was claimed that he spent roughly $400,000 to build an in-house recording studio in his guest house, which is located on a separate property. It was listed for $6.6 million by French in February 2020, more than twice what he paid for it. In just a few short months after it was first advertised, he slashed the price from $10 million to $5.99 million dollars. In September of 2021, he eventually sold the house for $5 million.

It was purchased for $8.42 million in Hidden Hills, California in December 2020. Paul George, an NBA player, was the seller in this case. In the beginning, Paul had hoped to get $9.5 million for the house. 1.4-acre estate in Pequannock, New Jersey, including a 6,000-square-foot residence was purchased by French Montana in 2013 for $995,000. In 2018, he put this house on the market for the first time at $1.4 million. He didn’t find a buyer and looks to be the owner of the property still today.

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