Who are top 5 richest 'LHHATL' members? From Yung Joc to Karlie Redd, here's a full list
'LHHATL' stars hustle hard, but the question remains -- who is cashing the biggest checks?
'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta' is finally here and this time around, fans can expect a whole lot of romance, drama and more. Navigating through the music industry is not easy and the show deep dives into just what it takes to make it big.
Season 10 sees the return of a few familiar faces such as Yung Joc, Kirk and Rasheeda Frost, Erica Mena and Safaree Samuels and Karlie Redd, along with some new names. And while all these TV personalities hustle hard, the question remains -- who is cashing the biggest checks?
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Net worth: $8 million
Born Jasiel Amon Robinson, Yung Joc, is a rapper and TV personality. He is known for his hit single 'It's Goin' Down', which he recorded with producer Nitti Beatz. 'It's Goin' Down' reached number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 1 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart. In addition, he was featured on 2006 'Forbes' Richest Rappers List' at number 20, having grossed roughly $10 million that year.
He was a supporting cast member on 'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta' from Season 3 to seven. Since Season 8, he has become a main cast member on the show. As per Comparilist, the artists' yearly income is roughly $1.8 million a year, with most of his money coming from his music and TV career. In addition, he made around $500,000 from the sales of his gold record 'New Joc City' and $250,000 from 'Hustlenomics.'
'New Joc City' earned him $7-8 million in publishing and licensing rights and $15,000 from the licensing of 'It's Goin' Down.' He also earns a fee for music produced by him and Swag Team Entertainment, his production company. He makes $50,000 per episode on 'LHHATL'. He also makes money off his YouTube and even owns a hair salon and luxury car rental business in Atlanta, Georgia.
Waka Flocka Flame
Net worth: $7 million
Born Juaquin James Malphurs, Waka Flocka Flame, is a rapper and actor. He is known for his singles 'O Let's Do It', 'Hard in da Paint', and 'No Hands'. The latter, which features Roscoe Dash and Wale made it at number 13 on the US Billboard Hot 100. In addition, he was a supporting cast member on Seasons three, five and six of 'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.'
While Comparilist revealed that Waka Flocka is currently worth $7 million, but the information regarding his earnings breakdown is somewhat dated, seeing that it is from six years ago. During that time, he was making anywhere between $15,000 to $50,000 per show. He also had $140,000 in assets. Additionally, his contract with Atlantic Records was worth $20 million.
Net worth: $5 million
A singer-songwriter, Slaughter is known for singing the original theme song of 'America's Next Top Model.' She is also the stepdaughter of Grammy Award-winning gospel singer Dave Thomas of Take 6.
Slaughter was a supporting cast member on Season seven of 'Love & Hip Hop: New York', season eight of 'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta' and season six of 'Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood.'
As reported by ecelebfacts, Slaughter is worth $5 million. Most of her income comes from her reality TV and her singing career.
Net worth: $3 million
Safaree Lloyd Samuels is a rapper, songwriter, businessman, and television presenter. He began his career as a part of the group Hoodstars in 2000s alongside Nicki Minaj. Safaree is a main cast member on 'Love & Hip Hop: New York' and was also a main cast member on season four of 'Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood.' Additionally, he was a supporting cast member on Season three of 'Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood,' season eight of 'Love & Hip Hop: New York', and season nine of 'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta'.
As reported by Celebrity Net Worth, Safaree's net worth is currently $3 million. Not much is known about his assets; however, Celeb Worth estimates that he makes around $100,000 annually and $8,333.33 monthly.
Net worth: $2 million
Karlie Redd is a television personality, rapper, model and actress. She has been a part of the main cast of 'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta' since its premiere back in 2012 and is one of the show's original six cast members.
As per Comparilist, Redd's net worth is $2 million. Apart from being a reality star, Redd launched a line of hair care products called Redd Remy Hairline and opened a luxury clothing store in Atlanta called the Merci Boutique.
'Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta' Season 10 premieres on Monday, July 5, at 8/7c on VH1.