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Chris Lighty Net Worth

Chris Lighty Net Worth is
$30 Million

Chris Lighty Bio/Wiki 2018

Chris Lighty was proven to be as among the top music executives. During the time of his departure, Chris Lighty net worth was promised to achieve $30 million dollars. He was mainly referred to as a creator of the firm called “Violator”, that was seen to be among the very successful record label businesses. The record label also added lots of fiscal success to the total sum of Chris Lighty net worth. Chris Lighty was also called the supervisor of the most popular hip hop artist Sean Combs aka. Diddy. As stated by the New York Times, Chris Lighty was considered among the strongest people within the music business. The star came to be in Nyc and grew up in Bronx River Housing Projects.

Chris Lighty Net Worth $30 Million

His beginning in the music business was when he began to take vinyl record crates. He was hired by the firm called “Rush Management” and Russell Simmons was understood to take charge of it. In the early 90s, Chris Lighty created his own record label business called “Violator”. The business started to incorporate enormous amounts of cash to Chris Lighty net worth. In 1997, Chris Lighty’s among many duties was to get LL Cool J in the TV advertisement for the business Gap. It had been 50 Cent’s Vitamin Water pact. 3 years after, Coca Cola purchased it with paying $4.1 billion dollars. Out of this amount, 50 Cent got $100 million dollars. Therefore, making successful deals was another significant source of Chris Lighty net worth.

Full NameChris Lighty
Net Worth$30 Million
Date Of BirthMay 8, 1968, The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
DiedAugust 30, 2012, Riverdale, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of BirthThe Bronx
ProfessionMusic executive, Film Producer
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseVeronica Lighty (m. 2003–2012)
ChildrenDeja Lighty, Tiffany Lighty
SiblingsDavid Lighty
NicknamesViolatest, Darrell Steven Lighty
MoviesGet Rich or Die Tryin'
1He fathered six children.
2Managed Mariah Carey, LL Cool J, Sean Combs, 50 Cent, Busta Rhymes, De La Soul, and A Tribe Called Quest.
3His mother was a secretary and his father was an FBI agent.
4Manager for Mariah Carey, Missy Elliott, Sean Combs, 50 Cent.
5Hip-hop manager and Rap Mogul.


Caught in the Crossfire2010executive producer
50 Cent: The Money and the Power2008TV Series co-executive producer - 1 episode
Get Rich or Die Tryin'2005producer


50 Cent: The New Breed2003Video documentary management


2 Guns2013in memory of
Empire State2013in loving memory of


Money, Power, Respect: Hip Hop Billion Dollar Industry2012DocumentaryHimself
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest2011DocumentaryHimself (as Violatest)
Rap Sheet: Hip-Hop and the Cops2006DocumentaryHimself
A Portrait of an Artist: The Making of 'Get Rich or Die Tryin'2006Video documentary shortHimself
Driven2006TV Series documentaryHimself

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The 55th Annual Grammy Awards2013TV SpecialHimself - In Memoriam

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