Suge Knight Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family, Fact, and More

Suge Knight

Marion Hugh “Suge” Knight Jr. is a former American music industry entrepreneur, convicted felon, and co-founder of Death Row Records. Knight played a key role in the commercial success of gangsta rap. The first two albums released by the record company—Snoop Dogg’s Doggystyle in 1993 and Dr. Dre’s The Chronic in 1992—are credited with accomplishing this achievement.

Suge Knight

Suge Knight Biography And Net Worth

Net Worth200,000 Dollars
NameMarion Hugh Knight Jr.
Date of BirthApril 19, 1965
Age57 years
Birth PlaceCompton, California, United States
PartnersSharitha Knight, Toi-Lin Kelly
EducationUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas, El Camino College, Lynwood High School
ProfessionAmerican Executive

Suge Knight Early Life

On April 19, 1965, Marion Hugh Knight Jr. was born in Compton, California. His father gave him the childhood nickname “Sugar Bear,” which was later abbreviated to the more well-known “Suge.” His time at Lynwood High School was spent primarily on sports. Knight earned four-year letters in both football and track. After graduating from El Camino Community College in 1983, he spent the next two years at UNLV. There he excelled as a defensive lineman (UNLV). He was a two-year starter at UNLV who, according to all reports, was never in trouble with the law, showed respect for his coaches, and excelled academically. Knight briefly played defensive line for the Los Angeles Rams before working as a bodyguard and breaking into the music industry. Singer Bobby Brown was among his clientele. By the late 1980s, Knight had established his own publishing company.

Suge Knight Career

Suge is best known for serving as the co-founder and former CEO of Death Row Records. It is a label that helped gangster rap gain popularity in the 1990s. Along with Dr. Dre, The D.O.C., and Michael “Harry-O” Harris, Suge co-founded Death Row. Dr. Dre, Tupac Shakur, and Snoop Dogg were among the first artists that Suge and Death Row signed. Dr. Dre’s solo album, “The Chronic” achieved Triple Platinum certification in the United States by the end of 1993. Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre’s apprentice, who put out his debut album in 1994, had his career assured as a result. In the U.S., “Doggystyle” achieved quadruple platinum status the same year. Death Row Records began to collapse after Mr. Knight was put behind bars for breaking his parole. Soon, several of Death Row’s most well-known performers, most notably Dr. Dre, began to leave the group. At its peak, Death Row sold more than 150 million albums worldwide, generating an estimated $750 million in net income.

Suge Knight Wife

While serving a prison sentence in 1999, Knight married American R&B singer Michel’le. Six years after, she sought a divorce. At that point, she learned that their union was truly null and void because he was still legally married to an ex-wife. Knight later married Toi-Lin Kelly.

Suge Knight

Suge Knight Net Worth

Suge’s music label, Death Row Records, has generated thousands of dollars over the years. As a result, Suge Knight has a net worth of 200,000 dollars as of 2022.

Suge Knight Body Features

Height1.88 m
Weight120 kg


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