DJ Premier
DJ Premier
Celebrated Name: DJ Premier
Real Name/Full Name: Christopher Edward Martin
Gender: Male
Age: 58 years old
Birth Date: 21 March 1966
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 98 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children: N/A
Profession: American record producer and DJ
Net Worth in 2024: $25 million
Last Updated: May 2024

DJ Premier is an American record producer and DJ he was among one of the greatest hip – hop producer of all time he has a keen interest in the musical instrument like (Saxophone, guitar, bass guitar, piano, keyboard, and drum). He has produced all the gang star’s song.

DJ Premier formed the first half of the Hip-Hop duo gang stern. “Year-Round Record “is the name of Label Company that he owns. The duo included DJ Premier and MC. Guru. He was ranked first Hip-Hop producer of all time by He was married to Shaklee Jeter.

Maybe you know about DJ Premier very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of DJ Premier’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

DJ Premier (Christopher Edward Martin) was born in 21 march, 1966. In the fifth ward of Huston, which is a city in Texas but his upbringing took place in the prairie view, and he moved to Brooklyn in New York City, where he developed his interest in music. He discovered his carrier as a DJ in Prairie View as a campus DJ with a local band named ‘Marching Storm band.’

He has remained in Brooklyn (New York) in most of his professional carrier. He has a unique style of his own, which made him the most crucial Hip – Hop artist of the 90s. He entered in Hip-Hop industry in the year of 1987.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 21 March 1966, DJ Premier is 58 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 1.78 m tall, and his weight is 98 kg.


One of his most loved and widely popular album is ‘the sun rises in the east was released in 1994 in collaboration with Mc. Guru the Damaja, which was followed by another album in 1996 ‘Warth of the Math.’ And then in the year 2006 he was hired by the pop singer Christina Aguilera for her album ‘Back to Basics.’ Read further to know about the net worth of DJ premier.

DJ Premier is also a radio host and, he hosts a show name ‘Life From Headquarters’ on every week’s Friday on Serious satellite Radios Hip-Hop Nation and currently working with DJ Khalid and DJ Mustard as curator of the soundtrack to the video game NBA 2K16.

Awards and Achievements

He had learned to play numerous musical instruments and had a record store in his college days.

He has released his debut single with Guru named ‘Manifest ‘ then two back to back albums ‘step in the Arena and ‘ Daily operation’ arrived in the year of 1991–92. He used to work with other vocalists for years and is being considered as the best producer. The year 1994 was best for his professional carrier when he released another Gang star classic ‘Hard to Earn’ and another album ‘The sunrise in the East.’

Net Worth & Salary of DJ Premier in 2024

DJ Premier Net Worth
DJ Premier Net Worth

As of May 2024, DJ Premier has a net worth of around $25 million, which he had earned by producing album artists (like Jay-z and 50 cents) and the star of Hip-Hop industry. His collaboration with various artists also helped him in achieving this. Moreover, to all this he has a record company (year Round Records) has also helped him build his net worth. Recently he revealed that for his latest album, he was working with the rap god (Eminem).

DJ Premier is a shrewd businessman, and a handsome amount of his net worth comes from there. His net worth is increasing day by day. His interest and expertise in music are giving their boost to it with his radio show.

DJ Premier is a DJ and a producer even not being the founder of the band he has produced all of their songs he spent most of his years working in Hip-Hop industry and became the face of Hip-Hop in the 90s and had on everlasting impression on the industry and earned a huge fan base.


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