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Eazy E

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Eazy E’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Eazy E

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Place Of Birth

Compton, USA

Age

57 years old

Birth Date

July 08, 1964

Star Sign

Gemini

Eazy E Facts

Child Star?

No

Occupation

Rapper, Entrepreneur, Songwriter, Music Record Producer

Net Worth

$50 million

Current Partner

Tomica Wright

Children

Daijah Wright, Dominick Wright, Lil Eazy-E, Baby Eazy-E, ReeMarkable, Erica Wright, Marquise Wright, David Wright, Elijah Wright, Raven Wright, Erin Wright

Parents

Richard Wright, Kathie Wright

Height

1.6m (5'2"")

Nationality

American

Chinese Year

Year of the Dragon

About Eazy E 

Professionally, Eazy E, also known as the 'Godfather of Gangsta Rap', was an American rapper, entrepreneur, songwriter, and music record producer who gained popularity at a very young age.

He had established his name through Ruthless Records before collaborating with other teams. He took the initiative to establish himself as a West Coast rapper and gangsta rapper and promote them.

After withdrawing his name from the school, Eazy E was determined to showcase his rapping skills and gain success in this area. According to his mother, he was attached to a rap group named High-Powered DJs. After that, he started to weave his own music in the mid-'80s.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What was Eazy E's net worth?

Throughout his rapping career, Eric Wright gained a good fortune, and he was considered one of the wealthiest rappers during his time. Being a performer, music composer and producer, and entrepreneur, most of his wealth came when he was associated with hip hop group NWA, and the rest, as a solo performer. His net worth is approximately around $40-50 million.

How much did Eazy E earn per year?

Although his net worth has been sourced down, his earnings per annum are still unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall was Eazy E?

Eric Lynn Wright had an average height of 5 ft 3 in (160 cm).

How old was Eazy E?

As of 1995, he was 30 years old before he died on March 26 of the same year.

Childhood And Education

Eric Lynn Wright, aka Eazy E, was born on September 7, 1964, to his parents, Richard Wright and Kathie Wright. His birthplace was Compton, California, United States of America. The place he grew up in was not economically stable and impoverished. Professionally, his father was a postal worker, and his mother was a grade-school administrator. He was a single child and had no siblings. Not much is known about his childhood except that he left school at an early age. In 10th grade, he decided to drop out of school. Having said that, he pursued a general certificate course later on.

Since childhood, he has inclined toward the Los Angeles music genre and favored the rap music genre. He decided to make his hobby his career.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who was Eazy E's partner?

Tomica Wright was the life partner of Eazy E. They met each other at a nightclub in Los Angeles in 1991 and got engaged in 1995. They had two children. Their names are Daijah Wright and Dominick Wright. The late star had been known to father 11 children through eight different women, but he was married to only one, Tomica Wright.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Eazy E's journey began as a solo performer. Then, he attached himself to and helped N.W.A, a hip-hop gang. Wright collaborated with Kim Renard Nazel (Arabian Prince), Antoine Carraby (DJ Yella), Lorenzo Patterson (MC Ren), O'Shea Jackson (Ice Cube), and Andre Young (Dr. Dre) and created the 'Gangsta' West Coast Rap group, aka N.W.A. Alongside, he started his own label Ruthless Records in partnership with maestro rock manager, Jerry Heller.

They released their debut compilation album, 'N.W.A. And Posse'. It also featured the Dallas group, Fila Fresh Crew, Rappinstine, and Ron-De-Vu. The album gave a new meaning and course to the rap genre. Their second yet, debut studio album 'Straight Outta Compton' became a successful hit selling more than 500,000 copies throughout the United States without the help of any radio or video coverage. When they released the EP '100 Miles And Runnin', Ice Cube left the team. After N.W.A's final studio album, 'Niggaz4Life', which consists of eighteen songs, was released, the team disbanded. Although DJ Yella left the group, he kept in touch with Eazy E.

After that, Eazy E released his solo albums, 'Eazy-Duz-It,' '5150: Home 4 Tha Sick', 'It's On(Dr. Dre) 187um Killa 'Str8 Off Tha Streetz Of Muthaphukkin Compton'. He came to be known as Eazy E since then. 'Eazy-Duz-It' had a track record of selling $2.5 million and placing itself at the forty-first position on the Billboard 200.

As a West Coast Rapper, Eazy E became the center of attraction through his album, 'Eazy-Duz-It,' which sold over 2.5 million dollars in the United States of America. This album made him a famous rapper. It included 12 songs, of which 'Boyz N The Hood' and 'No More? 's' were widely acclaimed. Through this project, he emerged as a prominent figure in the music industry and popularised West Coast Rap Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap, and Golden Age Hip Hop.

Another acclaimed album of his was 'It's On (Dr. Dre) 187um Killa'. This project features' Real Muthaphucckin G's', 'Any Last Werdz,' and 'Gimmie That Nutt'.

He was behind the success of 'Bone Thugs-N-Harmony's' career launch, which achieved Platinum and Grammy-winning artists.

Charity Work

Eric Wright was known to have donated $10,000 to the City of Hope charity banquet.

What awards did Eazy E win

The album 'Eazy-Duz-It' bagged him certified double platinum.

His solo album 'It's On(Dr. Dre) 187um Killa' reached No.5 on Billboard 200 and received certified multi-platinum.

The 'N.W.A and Posses' was a massive hit and achieved a certified Gold in the United States of America.

Eazy E's Hobbies And Interests

Eazy E was known to have a knack for skateboarding, playing pool, fishing, and watching films.

Other Interesting Eazy E Facts And Trivia

  • Before the birth of his company, he composed his songs in his parent's garage. The inception of Ruthless Records happened there.
  • Both Wright and Heller became partners in their start-up business, Ruthless Records. Initially, Wight wanted the ownership rights to be divided between Heller and him, to which the former disagreed.
  • However, according to Heller, Wright became the sole proprietor of the company, whereas Heller attained the role of the company's manager. Eazy E initially invested $250,000 into the company.
  • His original birth name is Eric Lynn Wright. However, after attaining stardom, he adopted the stage name Eazy E.
  • Among his estates, he had two penthouses in Norwalk and West Hill, respectively.
  • To benefit the Republican Senatorial Inner Circle, Eazy E accepted a lunch invitation that President George H.W. Bush hosted.
  • He was considered a pioneer in his domain, and numerous artists got a chance to showcase their talent with his help after signing Ruthless Records.
  • The rap star died in 1995 and was buried in a gold casket.

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