|Silk the Shocker
|Real Name/Full Name:
|Vyshonn King Miller
|48 years old
|June 18, 1975
|New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Lil King Miller, Jianna Miller)
|Is Silkk the Shocker Gay?:
|Net Worth in 2024:
Rap music is among the genres of music loved by many youths. It creates a sense of entertainment within, whether the song is gospel or secular. People tend to use this music as a way of passing the time as various members of a group try to outdo each other in rapping. Well, were it not for the different rap artists in the world, then we would not do not have this fan. Talking of rap music artists, let’s take a look at Silkk the Shocker. He is an American rapper and actor. He originally went with the stage name Silkk, but later adopted Silkk the Shocker after the release of his first album.
Maybe you know about Silkk the Shocker 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 Silkk the Shocker’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 & Biography
On June 18, 1975, the world received today’s famous Vyshonn King Miller, aka Silkk the Shocker. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the United States of America. Details about his childhood and schooling life are currently available.
As of his personal life, there is not much to share for Silkk has managed to keep most of his personal information private. Despite this, it is worth noting that Silkk is the younger cousin of Mo B. Dick and the younger brother of Kevin Miller. Kevin was killed during a robbery in 1990. C-Murder and Master P are his other brothers. Silkk is a father of three children, two sons, and a daughter. Information about the children’s mother(s) is not in the public limelight.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on June 18, 1976, Vyshonn King Miller is 47 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. His height is 1.93m tall, and his weight is 96 kg.
Silkk’s career divided into two; Music and Acting.
His music career hit in the mid-1990s after striking a deal with Priority. He released his first debut album, The Shocker, in August 1996. By then, he was using the alias Silkk. After the release of The Shocker, he changed his name to Silkk the Shocker. Silkk featured on Master P’s 1997 album Ghetto D but also released as a single in 1998.
The song that acted as the trademark song for Silkk the Shocker was It Ain’t My Fault, which featured Mystikal. In 1999, Silkk collaborated with Mya on the lead song from his album Made Man. The track titled, Somebody Like Me, became one of the year’s best selling singles on the Billboard Charts. Man-Made was certified platinum by RIAA in 1999 making Silkk a prominent mainstream artist in the late 1990s and early 2000s.
In 2001, Silkk released My World, My Way. The song sold over 200000 copies in its first week, and by July 2004, it had sold 712000 copies in the US. In 2004, he released, Based on a True Story. The song did not generate the same publicity as he enjoyed in the late 1990s.
On June 3, 2010, a video Silkk freestyling over DJ Khaled’s All I Do is Win was posted on YouTube. He later released his first mixtape, All I Do is Win, on August 21, 2010. The mixtape marked Silkk’s return to hip hop. On November 5, 2013, Silkk announced on his Twitter account that he was still working on his album, Incredible. On April 24, 2014, Silkk released the first off incredible entitled, Don’t Give Up. He later released the second single off Incredible, We Ain’t Trippin, on May 19, 2014. His third single off Incredible, Business, was released on September 4, 2015. Silkk is still working on the Incredible album.
His first acting role was in 2000 when he acted in the lead role to the significant No Limit Records film Hot Boyz. In 2007, Silkk, along with comedians Lil Duval and Micheal Blackson, were cast as the lead actors in the Silk Five film, More Money, More Family. Silkk the Shocker and Tracy McGrady produced the film. In 2011, Silkk was one of the starring in the horror film dubbed Reservation and produced by Sedona studios.
Awards & Achievements
Silkk has achieved a lot in life and is expected to more exceptional moves soon.
Net Worth & Salary of Silkk the Shocker in 2024
Being involved in two significant career grounds, it is evident that Silkk salary is not that bad off. His music itself has seen him accumulate a lot of wealth. He keeps his earnings private, and thus not much is to be said about his salary. Silkk has an estimated net worth of $3 million as of February 2024.
Venturing in different career paths is another way of making a unique name for oneself. It does not matter how you make a name for yourself, as long you are using the legal means, the truth is people will never help you make the name. Silkk has had his struggles, but the end of it all made it to the top.