Busta Rhymes is a celebrated American rapper, songwriter, film actor, and record producer who has made records over the decade.

Busta Rhymes was born under the name Trevor George Smith Jr. in Brooklyn, New York City on May 20, 1972, to Geraldine Green, his mother, and Trevor Smith Sr., his father both from Jamaica.

The artiste received his stage name from Chuck D, named after NFL and CFL wide receiver George “Buster” Rhymes.

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After his parents moved into Long Island, Busta Rhymes attended George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School in Brooklyn alongside “The Notorious B.I.G” and “Jay Z” and eventually graduated from Long Island’s Uniondale High School in 1991.


Aside from his parents, he has siblings. Reports widely have it that the rapper has never been officially married but has six children. His children are; Trillian Wood-Smith, Mariah Smith, T’Khi Wood-Smith, T’ziah Wood-Smith, Cacie Smith


When it comes to music, the rapper can be rated among the top hit song holders of all time. His songs include;

  • touch it
  • I know what you want
  • pass the courvoisier, part ii
  • break ya neck
  • Arab money
  • gimme some more


Busta Rhymes has received 12 Grammy Award nominations for his works but has not won any yet.

He has however received several other awards including; Best Live Performance in 2006, Move the Crowd Award in 2006, Best Hip Hop Video, and Reese’s Perfect Combo Award.

Net Worth

Busta Rhymes’ worth rating is worth a fortune. Currently, the rapper has an estimated net worth valued at $20 million.


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