|Real Name/Full Name:||Prakazrel Samuel Michel|
|Age:||51 years old|
|Birth Date:||19 October 1972|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Pras Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Rapper, record producer, songwriter, and actor|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$24 million|
|Last Updated:||November 2023|
Pras Michel is a popular rapper, record producer, songwriter, and actor from America. He is best known as the founder of the hip hop group Fugees, which includes rappers Wyclef Jean and Lauryn Hill. The group has been able to win the Grammy Awards for their studio album, “The Score.”
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Early Life & Biography
Prakazrel Samuel Michel was born on October 19, 1972, in Brooklyn, New York. He spent his childhood days in Irvington, where his interest in music increased. He went to Columbia High School, Maplewood, where he met Lauryn Hill.
He attended Rutgers University and Yale University, where he earned his double major in Philosophy and Psychology.
In 1988, under the guidance of Ronald Khalis Bell, Pras, Jean, and Laura Hill formed the hip hop music group The Rap Translators. Together they performed at local clubs, events, and concerts in their hometown.
Pras has not been married yet, and neither does he have any children. There is no rumor of him dating anyone in the present. He is able to keep his life away from the limelight and is completely focused on his musical career.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 19 October 1972, Pras is 51 years old as of today’s date 28th November 2023. His height is 1.85 m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.
Pras started his musical career in 1994 when he released his first studio album “Blunted on Reality” under the guidance of Ronald Khalis Bell. In 1996, he released the music album “ The Score,” which was highly appreciated by the audience and went multi-platinum.
Two years later, Pras recorded his first full-length solo EP, “Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are),” which featured rappers Mýa and Ol’ Dirty Bastard. The single received critical acclaim and became one of the top ten singles of 1999 and the eighth-most played song. It also helped Pras to perform at the World Music Awards.
The song reached upto number 2 at the UK Top 5 and number 15 at the US charts. The song was included in the soundtrack of the movie Bulworth. In 2007, he collaborated with Swedish singer DeDe for his single “Turn You On,” which peaked at number 2 at the Swedish charts. In the same year, he featured in the music album “Equalize” by Indian musician Swami.
Pras made his acting debut in the 1999 movie Mystery Men. The following year, he starred in the action movie Turn It Up. In 2002, he starred and produced the urban comedy film Go For Broke. He has also appeared in three 20th Century Fox films, including The Mutant Chronicles.
In 2006, he created the documentary, Skid Row, in which he shares his experience of posing as a homeless person of Los Angeles for more than nine days. It received widespread critical acclaim and was highly appreciated by the audience also.
In 2009, he created a documentary named Paper Dreams highlighting piracy in Africa. However, the documentary was never released due to a legal dispute. He also starred in the documentary Sweet Micky For President, which chronicled the rise of Haitian musician Michel Martelly as a politician. The movie also premiered at the 2015 Slamdance Film Festival.
Awards & Achievements
Pras has won several awards in his illustrious career. As a member of the hip hop group Fugees, he won the Grammy awards for his music album, “The Score.”
He has also released several hit music albums, which has helped him to win the hearts of the audience.
Net Worth & Salary of Pras in 2023
As of November 2023, Pras Michel has an estimated net worth of more than $24 million. He has made this huge wealth through his successful career as a singer, songwriter, rapper, and actor.
He has released several commercially hit music albums and singles, including Ghetto Supastar, Win Lose or Draw, Avenues, What’cha Wanna Do, Haven’t Found, and many more.
Pras has also appeared in movies such as Mystery Men (1999), Turn It Up (2000), Higher Ed (2001), Careful What You Wish For (2004), Skid Row (2007), Sweet Mickey For President (2015), among others.
He also earns money through performing at musical concerts, events, and award shows.
Pras Michel is one of the most renowned artists in the world. He started his career at a very young age and has reached the heights in the music industry through his hard work and dedication. He is also very popular on social media sites, including Instagram, where he has more than 400k followers.