Suge Knight
Suge Knight
Celebrated Name: Suge Knight
Real Name/Full Name: Marion Hugh “Suge” Knight Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 59 years old
Birth Date: 19 April 1965
Birth Place: Compton, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.88 m
Weight: 120 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Michel’le (m. 1999–2007)
Children: Yes (Taj Knight, Bailei Knight, Posh Knight, Andrew Knight, Legend Knight)
Profession: American former record producer, music executive, professional football player, and convicted felon
Net Worth in 2024: $500 thousand
Last Updated: May 2024

Suge Knight is an American Music executive and a record producer who is also a well-known football player. He is famous for being a retired chief Executive officer of Death Row Records.

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Early Life

Suge Knight was born in 1965, 19th April. His birth name is Marion Hugh Knight Junior. He was born in Compton, California. His father’s name is Maxine, also known as Dikeman White. His mother is Marion Knight Senior. Suge was Hugh’s nickname in his childhood.

Suge went to Lynwood High School on the outskirts of Lynwood Town, where he played football. Suge graduated from the school in 1983. Hence he was enrolled at El Camino College, where he continued playing football up to 1985. He was then transferred to the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he also participated in a football game for two years.

After college life, Suge did not get the opportunity of being drafted by the National Football League but was invited by Rams in the training camp located in Los Angeles. He was not included for the first-round players but as a replacement.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 19 April 1965, Suge Knight is 59 years old as of today’s date 28th May 2024. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 120 kg.


Having done relatively well with the National football league, Suge acquired a job as a concert promoter and a security guard for celebrities like Bobby Brown. He formed his studio and a publishing house. The company excelled and made profits. The climax came when Vanilla Ice, also is known as Robert Winkle, agreed to pay for their song Ice Ice Baby.

Subsequently, Suge set an artist management business with the famous West coast hip-hop artists the D.O.C and D.J Quik. The D.O.C made a Suge encounter with members of a gangster rap group known as N.W.A.

During the encounters with N.W.A, Suge helped Dr. Dre and The D.O.C when they decided to leave the group label known as Ruthless Records under the manager Jerry Heller. After leaving, they co-founded Death Row Records in 1991 with Suge. At first, Suge seemed to meet his declaration by working with several other music companies for the group’s music and video distribution. In this regard, their solo debut album of 1993 by the name The Chronic put the group to platinum certification in the United States. This also promoted Dre’s debut album Doggystyle to gaining Platinum certification as well in the United States in 1994.

Suge’s friendship with Mc Hammers started in 1988. They began working together after shining of his 1994 album, The Funky Headhunter. The two and another friend of Hammers Tupac agreed to sign with Rous Records. They released several songs, including Too Late Player. The group reputation drew back because of thuggish crime, and the members decided to leave one by one. Some members of the group were murdered with Suge as the primary suspect.

Awards & Achievements

In 1995, Suge Knight received the award for the Soundtrack of the Year.

Net Worth & Salary of Suge Knight in 2024

Suge Knight Net Worth
Suge Knight Net Worth

As of May 2024, Suge Knight has a net worth estimated of $500 thousand. He has amassed his wealth through his music executive duties, where he had received a lot. Knight has also been a footballer, and that was also a wealth gathering event. Suge Knight has also been in Music Production Company, where he was a shareholder as well as in the artist entertainment establishment. These responsibilities, in addition to his music career, have done a lot in relation to his net worth.

Suge Knight Career at first seemed to be his source of wealth and, in fact, helped him, but as he went on, the going got tough and was involved in several suits relating to serious crimes and to mention the worst offense in the world. That is the murder crime where one loses his esteem after being referred to as part of it.


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