Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr. was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on November 15, 1988. He grew up in Georgia where he developed his love of music. His parents were supportive and helped to nurture his career goals. At 14 he sold his first beat and quickly wasted his earnings. This taught B.o.B. an important lesson about finance in the music industry. He continued performing until in 2006 he was signed to Atlantic Records and Rebel Rock. His first single did very well on the billboard charts and his career has been climbing since.
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2. Income & Salary
He began his fil
B.o.B. has three studio albums. The first was B.o.B. Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray that was released in April 2010 that sold about 600 thousand copies in the US. Two years later he released Strange Clouds that only sold about half the numbers of copies in the US. His most recent release was mid-December of last year and is titled Underground Luxury. In addition to his studio albums he has also self-released ten mix tapes spanning back to 2007 that are very popular.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
His estimated net worth is roughly five million dollars, but that is likely to change soon due to his recent album release and growing popularity. He does have other sources of income. He is also a producer and he often collaborates with other artists. For example he has been nominated for Grammys for work with Bruno Mars, Hayley Williams, and Eminem. Currently it is estimated that B.o.B. generates just under one million dollars annually.