The list of popular American rappers is incomplete without Dave East. Born as David Lawrence Brewster Jr. on June 3rd, 1988, he went to popularity by his stage name Dave East. A very few persons know that he started his career in 2010 only at the young age of 22 years only and got famous in 2014 only. The eighth mixtape named “Black Rose” gained the attention of a popular rapper Nas who assigned him for his record label “Mass Appeal Records.” He also got connected with Def Jam Recordings after this release.
Dave East is of Baian and Dominican origin. He used to play basketball and soccer during his childhood at Springbrook High School. His love for sports can be judged from his association with the Amateur Athletic Union with Ty Lawson and Greivis Vasquez. It was the time when Dave East developed a close relationship with Kevin Durant. It is also known that he started attending the University of Richmond and then transferred to Towson University. He had a quarrel with the coach of his university and he had to drop out of the university.
This release from sports was not a breaker for Dave East’s life but started the new phase of his music career. He joined the subset of Crips gang named “Rollin’ 20s Harlem Crips at a young age. He had to serve a prison sentence and at that time he converted to Islam. Needless to say, his hard work and passion helped him get a reputation in the American music industry. So, let us know about his earnings.
What is Dave East Net Worth?
Dave East is popular for raw lyricism and dark storytelling about street life. His style is the USP that raises him to popularity. The key persons who had influenced his artistry styles are Cameron, Nas, Raekwon, Tupac, The Diplomats, Snoop Dogg, DMX, The Notorious B.I.G., Big Pun, Jadakiss, and Styles P.
Dave East’s first mixtape names “Change of Plans” gamed him a little recognition in 2010. It is also believed that Dave East periodically sold drugs in his native region- Harlem to support his music and himself. He released multiple mixtapes “No Regrets,” “American Greed,” “Insomnia,” etc., before the release of “Gemini” which is Dave East’s sixth mixtape.
Call him a songwriter, actor, or rapper, Dave East has been in this industry since 2009. He is enjoying the peak of his career with multiple collaborations and associations with popular labels like “Def Jam,” “Mass Appeal,” etc. So, what is the total net worth of Dave East? Let us have a quick look at his top sources of income and his net worth.
Yearly Income: $2,000,000
Monthly Income: $166,666
Weekly Income: $41,666
Daily Income: $5,952
Dave East stays in Harlem in New York, the United States. There are little details about his real estate investments that may have been contributing to his net worth annually. Hence a very little can be drawn about the real estate earnings of Dave East. We’re not considering his real estate earnings in the calculation of annual net worth.
Dave East is a popular American sensation. He has a large audience that is looking for his customized apparel and accessories. Hence, these merchandise are adding significantly to Dave East’s net worth annually. It can be estimated that Dave East is earning around 250,000 USD annually from selling his merchandise on his official website and other platforms.
Social Media Earnings:
Dave East had a popular YouTube channel with more than 550,000 subscribers since its start in 2011. His channel is based out of the United States. Needless to say, it is one of the considerable sources of income. He is estimated to earn around 6,000 USD annually from his YouTube channel and is supposed to reach the maximum of 100,000 USD annually easily.
All these earnings are credited to the advertisements of own merchandise, revenue from affiliate commissions, sponsorships ads, etc. The increased number of followers is further directly linked with the great number of thousand views that can earn the YouTube channel between $3 to $7 per thousand views only. With 3.33 thousand views daily, Dave East’s YouTube channel is adding significantly to his net worth.
Dave East is highly active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. All his social media earnings are set to cross the total earnings of $250,000. All these earnings are collective with the sponsorships, advertisements, and revenue from multiple views and clicks of the affiliate marketing links. Hence, social media earnings are adding significantly to the annual net worth of Dave East.
Dave East released “Black Rose” with “Mass Appeal Records” in 2014. This mixtape earned him great reviews from music critics. In 2015, Dave East released “Hate Mw Now.”
His collaborations extend to his acting career that started in 2017. His “Karma” series are highly popular that began in 2017. Not only has this he also hosted multiple events like the first annual “Goldie Awards.”
Dave East has worked as “Mister Ford” in the “Beats” in 2019. He further worked in “Being Mary Jane” in 2017 as himself. In the same year, Dave East worked as “Hashim” in “The Breaks.” He is a part of the regular series of “Wu-Tang: An American Saga” from 2019 to now. Dave East worked has himself in “Ridiculousness” in 2020 and “Dave” in 2021.
Dave East was nominated for the “Best R&B/ Hip-Hop Awards” in 2017. All his collaborations had been highly popular but have not earned any awards currently. His tenth mixtape “Kairi Chanel” was released in 2016 that peaked at number 38th on the US Billboard 200. His eleventh mixtape, released in 2017 “Paranoia: A True Story” peaked at number 9 on the US Billboard 200.
Dave East and his Relative Net Worth
Dave East was raised by his mother and aunt. He spent his life in the regions East Harlem and Queensbridge. There are little details about his father and other family members. Further, he is believed to have two kids from Millie Colon born in the years 2016 and 2020 respectively. However, he is not believed to be married and is not in any relationship currently. Hence, there are no details about the contribution of Dave East’s relatives’ net worth in his total annual earnings.