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Lauryn Hill Net Worth

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Lauryn Hill net worth is
$2 Million

Lauryn Hill Wiki/Biography

Successful singer, actress and producer Lauryn Hill was born in 1975, in New Jersey. Lauryn is famous for being one of the members of the group called “The Fugees” and also for releasing her solo album entitled “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”. In addition to this, she has appeared in different movies and so also become well known as an actress. During her career Lauryn has won such awards as Soul Train Music Award, American Music Award, Grammy Award and others.

So how rich is Lauryn Hill? It can be said that Lauryn’s net worth is $2 million. She has accumulated this sum through her hard work as a singer and actress.

Lauryn Hill Net Worth $2 Million

Lauryn’s family was very interested in music and that eventually influenced Hill a lot. She listened to such artists as Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight and Curtis Mayfield. Lauryn studied at Columbia High School and at the same time she took violin and dance lessons. At that time, together with Prakazrel Michel “Pras”, Lauryn created the band, called “Tranzlator Crew”. Later Lauryn also became interested in acting and appeared in the show entitled “As the World Turns”. She also appeared in “Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit”, where Lauryn had an opportunity to meet Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, James Coburn, Maggie Smith and others. This added a lot to Lauryn Hill’s net worth.

After some time, the group which was formed in high school became “The Fugees” and in 1993 they signed a contract with “Columbia/Ruffhouse Records”. In 1994 their first album entitled “Blunted on Reality” was released. This also made Hill’s net worth grow. After two years, their second album, “The Score”, was released and gained a lot of success and critical acclaim. Despite the success this band had, in 1997 they decided to go solo. In 1998 Lauryn released her first solo album, entitled “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”. It was praised by the critics and made Lauryn even more popular. What is more, it also had a huge impact on the growth of Lauryn Hill’s net worth.

Despite the huge success she had, Lauryn was not able to hold the pressure of fame and took a break in her career. After some years she again started to perform and create music and continues doing it up until now.

Despite her success, Lauryn had some problems with the law and was imprisoned for three months. Hill has six children, five of them with Rohan Marley, who is known for being the son of Bob Marley.

Finally, it can be said that Lauryn Hill is a really talented musician, who began her career from a very young age and has achieved acclaim and popularity all over the world. Despite all the problems she has had, Lauryn has been able to overcome them and still continues creating music and participating in other projects. If this continues there is a chance that Lauryn’s net worth will become higher.


Full NameLauryn Hill
Net Worth$2 Million
Date Of BirthMay 26, 1975
DiedApril 10, 2015, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Place Of BirthEast Orange, New Jersey, United States
Height5 ft 3 in (1.61 m)
ProfessionSinger, Actor, Record producer, Songwriter, Rapper, Artist, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Music artist
EducationColumbia High School
NationalityUnited States of America
ChildrenMicah Hill, Sarah Marley, Joshua Omaru Marley, Zion David Marley, Selah Louise Marley, John Nesta Marley
ParentsValerie Hill, Mal Hill, Doo Wop, Ready Or Not, Killing Me Softly with His Song, Boston, MA, United States, New York, NY, United States, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, Valerie Hill, Mal Hill, Doo Wop, Ready Or Not, Killing Me Softly with His Song, Miami, FL, United States, Charlotte, NC, United States, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
SiblingsMalaney Hill, Malaney Hill
NicknamesHill, Lauryn , L-Boogie , Lauren Hill , Lauryn Noelle Hill , Ms. Hill , L. Boogie , Ms. Lauryn Hill
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/pages$002FLauryn$002DHill$002F32890039740
Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/mslaurynhill
MySpacehttp://www.myspace.com/tuffgong
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm0005012
AwardsGrammy Award for Album of the Year, Grammy Award for Best New Artist, Grammy Award for Best R&B Album, Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance, MTV Video Music Award for Best R&B Video, MTV Video Music Award for ...
Record Labels“Columbia/Ruffhouse Records
Albums"MTV Unplugged 2.0", “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”, “Blunted on Reality” (1994), “The Score” (1996)
Music Groups“The Fugees”, “Tranzlator Crew”
NominationsGrammy Award for Best Music Video, Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance, Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Female, Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals, MTV Vid...
MoviesBoston, MA, United States, New York, NY, United States, Pittsburgh, PA, United States, Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, Hav Plenty, Santana: Supernatural Live, One Love: The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute, Restaurant, Hip Hop Uncensored: Vol. 2: The Real Hip-Hop, Man in Wood, Lauryn Hill: MTV Unplugged...
TV Shows“As the World Turns”, “Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit”
#Trademark
1Dreadlocks, husky voice
#Quote
1I wouldn't even hold my kids sometimes because I didn't want them to spit up on me when I was dressed for an awards show.
2I have a couple of all-time favorites: Donny Hathaway and Roberta Flack, Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell.
3I'm trying to open up my range and really sing more. With The Fugees initially, and even with 'Miseducation,' it was very hip-hop - always a singing over beats. I don't think people have really heard me sing out. So if I do record again, perhaps it will have an expanded context. Where people can hear a bit more.
4Let optimists rule the world.
5From the first time someone says, Who do you think you are? we learn how to repress.
6Over-commercialization and its resulting restrictions and limitations can be very damaging and distorting to the inherent nature of the individual. I did not deliberately abandon my fans, nor did I deliberately abandon any responsibilities.
7With The Fugees initially, and even with 'Miseducation', it was very hip-hop - always a singing over beats. I don't think people have really heard me sing out. So if I do record again, perhaps it will have an expanded context. Where people can hear a bit more.
8The danger I faced was not accepted as reasonable grounds for deferring my tax payments, as authorities, who despite being told all of this, still chose to pursue action against me, as opposed to finding an alternative solution.
9When I have a creative insight, there is a high. I think back in the day, I made music as much as I did because it made me feel so good. I think you could argue that there is a creative addiction - but, you know, the healthy kind.
10Being young and female in America, you watch a lot of T.V., and you grow up on false images of what love truly is. We think the man with the best rap will protect and save us, about it's not usually that way. Then you learn love is something deeper and purer in form.
11As musicians and artists, it's important we have an environment - and I guess when I say environment, I really mean the industry, that really nurtures these gifts. Oftentimes, the machine can overlook the need to take care of the people who produce the sounds that have a lot to do with the health and well-being of society.
12I don't need anybody to market or promote me. If people don't want to hear this music, then it's not for them. You cannot please everybody.
13Since those who believe they need a hero/celebrity outnumber the actual heroes/celebrities, people feel safe and comfortably justified in numbers, committing egregious crimes in the name of the greater social ego. Ironically diminishing their own true hero-celebrity nature in the process.
14When you're young and everything dramatic is exciting, you start to believe that hype that, in order to be an artist, you have to suffer. I've graduated from that school.
15I got into direct confrontation with everybody I love.
16Nobody's going to force me to do something against my will. What do I owe anybody that I should submit my will to them?
17I tried to manipulate and control people, and I harbored resentment. I wanted to be forgiven, but I wouldn't forgive others.
18We call ourselves creators and we just copy.
19To those supporters who were told that I abandoned them, that is untrue. I abandoned greed, corruption, and compromise, never you, and never the artistic gifts and abilities that sustained me.
20We don't want people to have expectations of us, but then we have expectations of everybody else.
21We have to make sure the music and the message and the words and all the elements come through in our songs and every time we appear in public.
22I think what people are attracted to about me, if anything, is my passion. People got exposed to my passion through music and song first.
23This life is a process of learning.
24I need to be surrounded by people as passionate and as dedicated as I am.
25Hip-Hop isn't just music, it is also a spiritual movement of the blacks! You can't just call Hip-Hop a trend!
26Everything we do should be a result of our gratitude for what God has done for us.
27People need to understand that the Lauryn Hill they were exposed to in the beginning was all that was allowed in that arena at the time. I had to step away for the sake of the machine. I was being way too compromised. I felt uncomfortable having to smile in someone's face when I really didn't like them or know them well enough to like.
28What was freely given to me, I freely give.
29I believe God will make a way.
30You don't know how much artists go through to make it look so easy. It's all in the practice.
31I never did anything I'm really ashamed of.
32The less I have, the freer I am to do whatever I want to do.
33Real religion is no religion at all.
34For the past several years, I have remained what others would consider underground. I did this in order to build a community of people, like-minded in their desire for freedom and the right to pursue their goals and lives without being manipulated and controlled by a media protected military industrial complex with a completely different agenda.
35I do support artists standing by their beliefs and walking with integrity. We have to find a better way to commercially exploit music while giving artists their proper respect. This cannot be done while taking their contributions for granted or trying to control the scope of their growth and power through threats and fear tactics.
36I don't know anybody that's not emotionally unstable or schizophrenic.
37When I was working, and when I was making substantial amounts of money, I always filed and paid my taxes. This only stopped, when it was necessary to withdraw from society, in order to guarantee the safety and well-being of myself and my family.
38That strong mother doesn't tell her cub, Son, stay weak so the wolves can get you. She says, Toughen up, this is reality we are living in.
39We can't plan life. All we can do is be available for it.
40Reality is easy. It's deception that's the hard work.
41Be honest, brutally honest. That is what's going to maintain relationships.
42I had to confront my fears and master my every demonic thought about inferiority, insecurity, or the fear of being black, young, and gifted in this Western culture.
43Consequence is no coincidence.
#Fact
1May 6, 2013 - Convicted of tax evasion and sentenced to three months in prison.
2She had a son on July 23, 2011. The name of the baby and the name of the baby's father has not been revealed.
3Ranked #22 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
4Ranked #17 on VH1's 50 Greatest Hip Hop Artists along with The Fugees.
5Her former long-term partner Rohan is the son of Bob Marley and Janet Dunn-Hunt.
6Graduated from Columbia High School in Maplewood, New Jersey, which also produced actors Roy Scheider (Jaws), Elizabeth Shue (Leaving Las Vegas), Andrew Shue (Melrose Place), Zach Braff (Scrubs), and musician Max Weinberg (the E Street Band and Late Night with Conan O'Brien).
7Went to the same high school as Garden State (2004) director/actor, Zach Braff.
8Her second solo album, 'MTV Unplugged 2.0', an ambitious two-CD set released on May 7, 2002, was recorded live with just Hill on vocals and acoustic guitar. It contains all-new, original material, as well as in-between song banter, and was introduced as an installment of MTV2's 'Unplugged' series. Selling only 470,000 copies, it was a relative failure.
9In the video for her 'Everything is Everything' in the restaurant sequence when she is sitting down she is wearing a yellow top with the word 'Selah' on it which is the name of her second born child Selah Louise.
10Attended Columbia for a year.
11Broke singer/songwriter Carole King's previous record of four Grammy awards in one night. [February 1999]
12Has 5 children from her relationship with Rohan Marley: Zion David Marley (born August 3, 1997), Selah Louise Marley (born November 12, 1998), Joshua Omaru Marley (born January 26, 2002), John Nesta Marley (born 2003) and Sarah Marley (born 2008).

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Strictly Come Dancing2016TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015-2016TV Series performer - 2 episodes
How to Be Single2016performer: "Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You"
Ballers2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Pitch Perfect 22015writer: "Doo Wop That Thing"
Glee2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
One Hit WonderlandTV Series documentary performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
My Mad Fat Diary2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Rap Critic Reviews2013TV Series performer - 1 episode
Late Night with Jimmy FallonTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2010TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Surf's Up2007performer: "Lose Myself" - as Ms. Lauryn Hill / producer: "Lose Myself" - as Ms. Lauryn Hill / writer: "Lose Myself" - as Ms. Lauryn Hill
Dave Chappelle's Block Party2005Documentary writer: "Nappy Heads"
Australian Idol2003-2005TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Rize2005Documentary performer: "Tell Him" / writer: "Tell Him"
New Zealand Idol2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Iron Jawed Angels2004TV Movie performer: "Everything Is Everything" 1998 / writer: "Everything Is Everything" 1998
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood2002performer: "Selah" 2002 / producer: "Selah" 2002 / writer: "Selah" 2002
S.P.U.N.GTV Series lyrics - 1 episode, 2002 music - 1 episode, 2002 performer - 1 episode, 2002
Ha-Chevre Ha-Tovim2002TV Series 1 episode
Down to Earth2001arranger: "Everything Is Everything" / performer: "Everything Is Everything" / writer: "Everything Is Everything"
Soul Food2000TV Series writer: "All That I Can Say"
Our Song2000writer: "Doo Wop That Thing"
The Best Man1999performer: "Turn Your Lights Down Low"
UndressedTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1999 writer - 1 episode, 1999
The Mod Squad1999performer: "Everything Is Everything" / producer: "Here But I'm Gone" / writer: "Everything Is Everything"
Daria1999TV Series performer - 1 episode
Saturday Night Live1998TV Series performer - 1 episode
Felicity1998TV Series 1 episode
Free Tibet1998Documentary writer: "Fu-Gee-La" - as L. Hill
Conspiracy Theory1997performer: "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" / producer: "Can't Take My Eyes Off You"
Love Jones1997performer: "The Sweetest Thing" / writer: "The Sweetest Thing"
Top of the Pops1996TV Series writer - 1 episode
When We Were Kings1996Documentary producer: "Rumble In The Jungle" / writer: "Rumble In The Jungle"
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit1993performer: "His Eye Is On The Sparrow", "Joyful, Joyful"

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Man in Woodpost-production
Restaurant1998Leslie
Hav Plenty1997Debra
ABC Afterschool Specials1996TV SeriesMalika
Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit1993Rita Watson
King of the Hill1993Elevator Operator
Here and Now1992TV Series
As the World Turns1956TV SeriesKira Johnson (1991)

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ms. Lauryn Hill: Consumerism2013Video short

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II1997Video documentary additional music mixer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mic Check Live: Ms. Lauryn Hill & Tyrese Gibson2011TV Movie executive producer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Rize2005Documentary thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Loufest2016TV MovieHerself
Austin City Limits2016TV Series documentaryHerself - Musical guest
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015-2016TV SeriesHerself - Musical Support / Herself - Musical Guest
Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives2015Documentary
Can't Forget New Jersey2014Documentary rumored
Om våld2014DocumentaryNarrator in English version (voice)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
Mic Check Live: Ms. Lauryn Hill & Tyrese Gibson2011TV MovieHerself - Musical Guest
Africa Unite: A Celebration of Bob Marley's 60th Birthday2008DocumentaryHerself
This Is the N2007TV Movie documentaryHerself - Song 'If I Rule The World'
September in Brooklyn: The Making of 'Block Party'2006Video documentary shortHerself
A Supernatural Evening with Carlos Santana2005TV SpecialHerself
Take Back TV2005TV MovieHerself - Musical Arist
MOBO Awards 20052005TV SpecialHerself
Dave Chappelle's Block Party2005DocumentaryHerself - The Fugees
Live 82005TV Special documentaryHerself
BET Awards 20052005TV SpecialHerself
Def Poetry2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Nas: Video Anthology Vol. 12004VideoHerself (segment "If I Ruled the World")
Hip Hop Uncensored Vol. 1: Newrock Stars2003VideoHerself
Unplugged2002TV Series documentaryHerself
Essence Awards2001TV Movie documentaryHerself
Santana: Supernatural Live2000Video documentaryHerself
The 27th Annual American Music Awards2000TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Hip Hop Uncensored Vol. 2: The Real Hip Hop2000VideoHerself
Goodnight Moon & Other Sleepytime Tales1999TV MovieHerself
Lauryn Hill Live1999TV MovieHerself
MTV Video Music Awards 19991999TV SpecialHerself - Performer
The 1999 Source Hip-Hop Music Awards1999TV SpecialHerself
All That1999TV SeriesHerself
30th NAACP Image Awards1999TV SpecialHerself
Top of the Pops1999TV SeriesHerself
The 41st Annual Grammy Awards1999TV SpecialHerself
The 26th Annual American Music Awards1999TV SpecialHerself
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1996-1999TV SeriesHerself
1999 Essence Awards1999TV SpecialHerself
The 1998 Billboard Music Awards1998TV SpecialHerself
Saturday Night Live1998TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
MTV Revue with Everclear1998TV MovieHerself
MTV Revue with Lauryn Hill1998TV MovieHerself
Power Vision - Pop Galerie1998TV Series documentaryHerself
Brit Awards 19971997TV SpecialHerself (as The Fugees)
The 24th Annual American Music Awards1997TV SpecialHerself (as Fugees)
Rhyme & Reason1997DocumentaryHerself
The 39th Annual Grammy Awards1997TV SpecialHerself (as Fugees)
1996 MTV Movie Awards1996TV SpecialHerself (as The Fugees)
Later... With Jools Holland1996TV SeriesHerself
Emporio Armani: A Private Party1996TV MovieHerself (as The Fugees)
MTV Video Music Awards 19961996TV SpecialHerself
The Noise1996TV SeriesHerself
Saturday Night Special1996TV SeriesHerself
Showtime at the Apollo1996TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
100 Greatest Songs of the 90s2007TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself - #44: 'Killing Me Softly With This Song' (as Fugees)
Later... With Jools Holland2004-2007TV SeriesHerself
Boulevard of Broken Dreams2007TV Series documentaryHerself
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Power Vision - Pop Galerie2000TV Series documentaryHerself
Top of the Pops 21999TV SeriesHerself
The Video Pool1996TV SeriesHerself

Won Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
1999GrammyGrammy AwardsBest New Artist
1999GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B Vocal Performance - FemaleFor the song "Doo Wop (That Thing)."
1999GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B AlbumFor the album "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill."
1999GrammyGrammy AwardsAlbum of the YearThe MisEducation of Lauryn Hill
1999President's AwardImage Awards

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Female Artist
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Song - TraditionalSong: "Feeling Good"
2006GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
2000Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Performance in a Variety Series/SpecialMTV Video Music Awards 1999 (1999)

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