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An American music executive Suge Knight is known to be the founder of ‘Death Row Records,’ which is one of the first mega-successful music labels in the rap industry. He is also a former ‘National Football League’ player, who was associated with the team ‘Los Angeles Rams.’
His first collaboration was with Dr. Dre when his album ‘The Chronic’ became an international hit. Later, ‘Death Row Records’ became successful and collaborated with artists such as Tupac Shakur, Snoop Dogg, and Outlawz. His frequent struggle with the law was an obstacle to the rise of ‘Death Row Records’ in the music industry.
In 1996, the reputation of the record label was impacted, followed by the imprisonment of Knight led the company to bankruptcy in 2006. In February 2015, he was charged with murder which marked the end of his career.
In October 2014, along with the comedian Katt Williams, he was arrested for theft. He was also accused of giving death threats to a film director. Such criminal charges have brought an end to the career of this highly successful music magnate.
Height / Weight / Age
Suge Knight weighs 120 kg and 265 lbs in pounds. He is a famous record producer who has a towering height of 188 cm or in feet inches 6’2” tall. He has curly and short black color hair and black color sharp wide eyes.
He has a muscular physique with the following body measurements 44 inches chest, 39 inches waist, and 35 inches hips. He has turned 58 years old. The size of his shoe is 11 (US) whereas his biceps size is 14.5 inches.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Suge Knight is $210,000 US dollars approximately.
Education / Family
Marion Hugh Knight Jr is known to the world as “Suge Knight” who was born. on April 16, 1965. He is the son of Maxime and Marion Knight Sr. who raised him in Compton, California. He attended ‘Lynwood High School’ where he played football and track during his school years.
He was raised in a very shady neighborhood and became a part of the notorious neighborhood gang ‘Mob Piru Bloods’. He also participated in various pretty crimes with the gang and wore their colors to show how much he loved being a part of the gang. Despite being a part of the criminal gang, he remained a great athlete and a bright student.
On a football scholarship, he was enrolled at the ‘University of Nevada,’ where his skills helped him make it to the dean’s list. For two players he played with the university team, and later was picked up by the ‘Los Angeles Rams.
|Real name||Marion Hugh Knight Jr|
|Birth Place||Compton, California, USA|
|Date Of Birth||April 19, 1965|
|Height||In centimeters – 188 cm
In feet inches –6’2”
|Weight||In kilograms – 120kg
In pounds – 265 lbs
|Profession||Record producer, Music executive & Former Football player.|
|School||Lynwood High School, California|
|College||The University of Nevada (UNLV), Las Vegas, and EI Camino College.|
|Home Town||Compton, California, USA|
|Fathers Name||Marion Knight, Sr.|
|Mothers Name||Maxine Chatman
|Brothers||Name not found.|
Career / Fashion And Style
During college, Knight did not get much of the opportunity to play with ‘Los Angeles Rams’ and remained as a replacement for two games. As he was not happy with his role, he decided to quit and started working as a bodyguard for celebrities. The famous musician Bobby Brown was his first client who inspired him to make a career in the music industry.
In 1989, he had launched his own music-publishing company and was exposed to a great fortune in music. He wanted to conquer the American rap industry and collaborated with Dr. Dre who was one of the most promising youngsters in the genre. Along with Dr. Dre, he laid the foundation of ‘Death Row Records’ and released their first album ‘The Chronic.’
While earning success, he became a controversial figure for assaulting a lot of young rappers and of carrying guns in public. These activities brought a bad reputation to the company in the market, which impact their business as well.
It was the complete downfall for the company when Dr. Dre had quit and started his very own record label, ‘Aftermath Records.’ Later, he started investing in other ventures and established a car-hydraulics business of his own and a night club, ‘662.’ He has been involved in various criminal activities such as murder, theft, drug-related activities, carrying weapons, etc.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More
|Marital Status||Divorced in 2007 (Once Married in 1999).|
|Wife||Michel’le Denise Toussant.
|Children||Son: Andrew Knight. Legend Knight & Taj Knight.
Daughter: Posh Knight & Bailei Knight.
Here we are providing you a list of Suge Knight’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Kevin Spacey.|
|Favorite Actress||Charlize Theron.|
|Favorite Food||Continental Food.|
Some Interesting Facts About Suge Knight
- Suge Knight was nicknamed “Sugar Bear,” by his parents, which was changed to “Suge,” when he turned into a teenager.
- After the downfall, he renamed ‘Death Row Records’ as ‘Tha Row.’
- In 2015, during his imprisonment, he was diagnosed with a blood clot in his lungs.