Who is Kid Cudi?
Kid Cudi is a famous stage name for Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi, an American musician, rapper, songwriter, actor, and record producer. His two Grammy Awards and roles in well-known films like Need for Speed, Two-Night Stand, and the acclaimed television series “We Are Who We Are” are what make him most famous.
Kid Cudi biography
Kid Cudi, was born on January 30, 1984, and is currently 38 years old in 2022. He was raised in Cleveland, Ohio, a city in the United States. He belongs to the American nationality and practices Christianity.
Kid Cudi family
His mother worked as a school choir teacher, while his father, Linger Styles, was a veteran of the Second World War who later worked as a house painter and substitute teacher.
When Kid Cudi was eleven years old, his father passed away from cancer. Scott grew up with two older brothers and a sister, for a total of three siblings.
Kid Cudi education
He attended Shaker Heights High School to finish his education. He later transferred to Solon High School, where he was dismissed for making threats against the principal. He studied cinema at the University of Toledo, where he received his diploma, but he left a year later.
Kid Cudi relationship
In terms of his private life, he was in a relationship with entertainment lawyer Jamie Baratta. He shared a daughter with Jacqueline Munyasya, his ex-girlfriend. But she claimed he was a dad who didn’t show up for the kids.
In a 2013 interview, Cudi disclosed that he had become addicted to anti-depressants, which his doctor had given him to treat a “emotional breakdown” brought on by a failed relationship.
Kid Cudi career
After being motivated to pursue a career in music by the alternative hip-hop groups A Tribe Called Quest and the Pharcyde, Scott started his musical career as a rapper in 2003.
He left Cleveland in 2005 and traveled to the South Bronx to live with his uncle and work at a clothing company. He also got to know Kanye West, his mentor. After a year, he wrote the song Day ‘n’ Nite, which went on to become his first big hit commercially.
Kanye West recruited Cudi to his GOOD Music label after being impressed by Cudi’s debut full-length mixtape. In 2009, he published his debut album, “Man on the Moon: The End of the Day,” which became a great hit and earned double platinum certification from the RIAA.
He eventually went on to form a band called “WZRD” in association with Dot da Genius and produced a second album in 2010 titled “Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager.” In 2012, they published their debut album, which peaked at number one on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums. 2013 saw the release of his “Indicud” solo album, another smash hit.
In addition to his musical accomplishments, he has also acted in a few movies. In the TV drama “One Tree Hill” from 2010, Cudi made his cinematic debut.
In 2010, he played the lead in the HBO series “How to Make It in America.” With “Need for Speed,” Cudi made his feature film debut in 2013. The following year, he was a cast member of the CBS comedy “Scorpion.” He portrayed a villain in the 2016 crime thriller “Vincent N Roxxy.”
Kid Cudi net worth
Kid Cudi’s net worth is $16 million as of 2022. His acting and music careers both contributed to his financial success.