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Big Pun Net Worth

Big Pun Net Worth is
$5 Million

Big Pun Bio/Wiki 2018

Christopher Lee Rios, popularly known all around the globe with his stage name Big Punisher or Big Pun in another brief type. Large pun was another eminent person in the hip hop community and was a well-known American rap artist. He was in demand as a result of his astonishing abilities as a rapping musician. Big Pun belongs to Bronx, New York and took arrival on November 10th, 1971. Pun in his youth was quite short tempered and used to reveal his wrath by punching holes in the walls of his house. He actively attended his school and took part in sportsmen every time. But at age 15 he left his house as well as dropped from his high school due to his misdeeds.

Big Pun Net Worth $5 Million

After dropping his high school he revealed his total curiosity about rapping and break dance. It turned out to be a very difficult time for his high as he was homeless and an additional duty took over him. His high became a dad of a kid at an extremely young age after getting into a relationship with his school friend Liza. To beat this anxiety his high has a tendency to eat more and became over weight. The couple got married in 1990 and had two more kids after their wedding.

In 1989, Pun was understood to be a Big Moon Dog. Pun formed a group Total-A-Clips Team as well as his buddies Triple Seis and Cuban Link. Pun used to compose lyrics for the songs of the group. Rios came into connection with Fat Joe and Puerto Rican and began working together on his second record Jealous One’s Envy. Rios appeared on his tune ‘Watch out’. Their powerful camaraderie was the result of the two overgrowing abilities.

Pun for more wealth and popularity determined to join the New York based group Terror Squad, which includes rappers and was created by Fat Joe. Rappers released their first record ‘The Album’ in 1999. This record failed to reach the box office, but it certainly sets up a future for the rest of the rappers to create their own solo projects. This list contains a hit Feeling So Great by Fat Joe also.

Eating more and more was the Pun’s most effective means to defeat his anxiety. During the period of the launch of his second record his weight was 400 pounds. Folks used to say that his weight rose with his success. Fat also joined a diet plan with Duke University in 1999 in North Carolina due to the power of his buddy Fat Joe. But the diet program’s effect stayed for a brief time frame and he again recovered his weight.

It turned out to be a compilation album which featured some of Pun’s hits and some of its unreleased material. This record also topped the Billboard chart, but just made a slight feeling on audience’s head. The Final Chapter, another record featured Fat Joe and Big Pun. His track ‘Get your grind on’ had a hit beginning and that’s with Pun’s radio interview. In 2001, Bronx city intended to rename some part of Rogers Place in the honour of Pun. In 1999, he appeared as a lead character in Urban Menace and White Boyz. It contained interviews and perspectives of various actors, performers, musician, rapper etc. The soundtrack of this was launched through Sony Music.

In 1997, he came up with his first hit I am not a player. This record featured well-known rappers like Wyclef Jean and Busta Rhymes. He then came up with Yeeeah Baby, his second record. It had not been as successful as the first one, but then overly made two solid successes of that time i.e. It is so Difficult and 100%. For this reason it achieved a gold certification in the hip hop community.

Famous Quotations:
“I don’t need to be considered ‘the Latino rapper.”
“I wanna cover more ground, get a larger fan base.”
“I am mainly concentrating now on continuing to make history in Hip Hop, making everybody proud of me, I am not only a rapper now, I am in history now.”
“The first record was 99 percent hard core showing you I was the best rhymer on earth.”

Full NameBig Pun
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthNovember 10, 1971, The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
DiedFebruary 7, 2000, White Plains, New York, United States
Place Of BirthThe Bronx
Height5 ft 1 in (1.57 m)
Weight698 pounds
ProfessionRapper, Actor
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseLiza Rios (m. 1990–2000)
ChildrenAmanda Rios, Vanessa Rios, Christopher Rios
ParentsGail Tirado
SiblingsPiña Rios, Christine Rios, Nyree Rios, Nicole Rodriguez, Still Not a Player, It's So Hard, Twinz
NicknamesBig Punisher, Christopher Lee Rios, Big Moon Dawg, Pun, Chris, Big Moon Dog, Christopher Rios
Music GroupsTerror Squad
NominationsGrammy Award for Best Rap Album, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding New Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Best Video of the Year, ALMA Award for Outstanding Music Video, Still Not a Player, It's So Hard, Twinz
MoviesBig Pun: Still Not a Player, Thicker than Water, Urban Menace, Big Pun: Live, R.I.P. II: Eyes on Hip Hop
1"I'm mostly concentrating now on continuing to make history in Hip-Hop, making everybody proud of me, I'm not just a rapper now, I'm in history now".
1Was a star athlete as a youth.
2Was best friends with Fat Joe
3Whitney Houston, Eminem, Cypress Hill, Sean Combs, Lil' Kim, LL Cool J, Mack 10, The Lox, Wyclef Jean, and 'Bone Thugs 'N Harmony' were among the various celebrities that either attended Big Pun's funeral and/or sent flowers.
4Dropped out of Stevenson High School at the age of 15.
5Grandmother's name is Carmen de la Tajera.
6Mother's name is Gail Tirado.
7Is survived by four sisters (Piña, Nicole, Nyree, Christine), two daughters (Amanda, Vanessa), and one son (Christopher).
8Son, Christopher, is carrying on his father's legacy as "Baby Pun".
9Both their marriage and honeymoon was held in Bronx, New York (City Hall and the Marriot Marquis).
10Rios weighed 698 pounds at the time of his death.
11Rap music artist.
12Cremated and buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, New York, on Feb 12, 2000.
13First Latin rapper to go multiplatinum.


Vacation2015/Iperformer: "Still Not A Player"
Ballers2015TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Rap Critic Reviews2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
That Awkward Moment2014performer: "Still Not a Player"
Alpha and Omega2010performer: "Feelin' So Good" / writer: "Feelin' So Good"
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories2005Video Game performer: "Shut Em Down Remix", "Beware", "Twinz Deep Cover 98" / writer: "Beware", "Twinz Deep Cover 98" - as C. Rios
Jennifer Lopez in Concert2001TV Movie documentary performer: "Still Not a Player" / writer: "Feelin' So Good" - as Christopher Rios / writer: "Still Not a Player"
Jennifer Lopez: Feelin' So Good2000Video documentary writer: "Feelin' So Good"
How Stella Got Her Groove Back1998performer: "Makes Me Sweat" - as Big Punisher / writer: "Makes Me Sweat" - as Christopher Rios
Slam1998performer: "Sex, Money & Drugs" - as Big Punisher / writer: "Sex, Money & Drugs" - as Big Punisher


Thicker Than Water1999Punny (as Big Punisher)
Whiteboyz1999Don Flip Crew (uncredited)
Urban Menace1999VideoCrow (as Big Punisher)

Music Department

Jennifer Lopez: The Reel Me2003Video composer: song "Feelin' So Good"


Jennifer Lopez: The Reel Me2003VideoHimself (segment "Feelin' So Good")
Big Pun: Still Not a Player2002DocumentaryHimself
Jennifer Lopez: Feelin' So Good2000Video documentaryHimself
Boricua's Bond2000Himself (as Big Punisher)
Moesha1998TV SeriesHimself
Pete Rock: Soul Survivor1998Video shortHimself

Archive Footage

E! True Hollywood Story2009TV Series documentary
Big Pun: The Legacy2008Video documentaryHimself
Video on Trial2005TV SeriesHimself
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself

Nominated Awards

1999GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap AlbumFor the album "Capital Punishment."

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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