How Much Is DMX’s Net Worth At The Time Of His Death?

DMX’s Net Worth

DMX is a popular rapper in America. He was very popular in the 1990s. He enjoyed a lot in his music career. Because, his albums had a good response from people, as they used to sell more than 70 million albums.

In this article, let us discuss this late rapper in detail. Read through the article to know more about his personal life, career, and net worth.

DMX Bio-Wiki

Real Name Earl Simmons
Birthday 18 December 1970
Birthplace Mount Vernon, New York, United States
Nationality American
Height 1.8 m
Profession American rapper and actor
Died 9 April 2021, White Plains Hospital, White Plains, NY, USA
Spouse Tashera Simmons (m. 1999–2014)
Salary/Income N/A
Net Worth -$1 Million

Early Life:

DMX was born in 1970 in Baltimore, Maryland. His birth name is Earl Simmons. But for his profession, he changed his name to DMX. Coming to his hometown, it is Yonkers. But his parents shifted later to raise him. There is no data regarding his parents and siblings. Even his education details are not available.

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Personal Life:

In 1999, DMX married Tashera Simmons. The couple lived happily for 11 years and then got a divorce in 2010. The couple has four kids namely,

  • Xavier
  • Tacoma
  • Praise Mary Ella
  • Shawn Tashera

During his married life, DMX was not true to his wife. He had an extramarital affair with Monique Wayne. As a result, he was the father of two children with Monique. It was confirmed using a DNA test in 2007. Thus, the court asked him to pay $1.5 million for Monique.

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DMX was the father of 15 children. He has the youngest child named Exodus Simmons, who was born to Desiree Lindstrom. She was his girlfriend and she delivered her child on 16th August 2016.

The problem behind DMX is the drug abuse issue. He started consuming drugs at the age of 14. He often used a laced marijuana cigarette. Also, he had a health issue of bipolar disorder.

Legal Issues:

DMX had a lot of financial issues. He had a huge debt which made him stop his passport as well. This was going on for several years. In addition to the debt, DMX needs to provide child support and is also cheated of not paying tax. Almost, the tax amount that he needs to pay was $1.7 million.

Thus, he was sentenced to jail for one year for his tax avoidance crime. However, he was released soon from jail in January 2019. At that time, his debt to the IRS increased to $2.3 million. Then, he tried to make monthly payments to the IRS to reduce his financial burden.


Some of the hit singles of DMX are

  • Party Up
  • Ruff Ryders Anthem
  • X Gon’ Give it to Ya
  • What’s My Name?
  • Where the Hood At?

Almost all of his albums are top hits and they all sold millions of copies.

DMX’s Net Worth :

Due to his drug abuse, DMX lost his life. Unfortunately, in April 2021, he suffered from a sudden heart attack. He got attacked due to his over drug abuse and as a result, he reached the coma stage. At the age of 50, DMX died on April 9, 2021.

He had a total net worth of around $10 million at the time of his death. 


DMX’s net worth 2022 is negative net worth. Thus, his drug abuse habit finished his life itself.

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