Suge Knight Net Worth 2022 Biography

Marion Hugh “Suge” Knight Jr. is a former American music executive and the co-founder and former CEO of Death Row Records, who was a central figure in gangsta rap’s commercial success.

Suge Knight Net Worth 2022 Biography
Suge Knight Net Worth 2022 Biography

Suge Knight Biography

Full Name Marion Huge Knight Jr
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Suge Knight
Birth Place: Compton, CA, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 19 April 1965
Age/How Old: 57years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6’2”
Weight: In Kilograms – 120 kg
In Pounds – 164 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Marion Huge Sr.
Mother – Maxine
Siblings: N/A
School: Lynnwood High School
College: University of Nevada
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Social Media Accounts: Twitter and Facebook
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Sharitha Knight, Michelle Lee
Kids/Children Name: Yes (5)
Profession: Music executive
Net Worth: $200 Thousand
Last Updated: 2022

Suge Knight Net Worth

Net Worth: $200 Thousand
Date of Birth: Apr 19, 1965 (57 years old)
Gender: Male
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Profession: Promoter, Bodyguard
Nationality: United States of America

Early Life

Marion Hugh “Suge” Knight Jr. was born in Compton, California on the 19th of April, 1965. Knight is the son of Marion Knight Sr. and Maxine. His nickname “Suge” comes from his childhood. Knight attended Lynwood High School where he was a track and football star. After college Knight was invited to the Los Angeles Rams training camp. After his football career, he worked as a bodyguard for Bobby Brown. His big breakthrough came in 1991 when he co-founded the music label Death Row Records.

Personal Life

Knight married American R&B singer Michel’le in 1999 when he was in prison. He had previously helped her get clean by sending her to rehab. She filed for divorce 6 years later, then discovered their marriage was actually invalid because he was still technically married to an ex-wife. The two have a daughter, Bailei (b. 2002). In 2018, Suge’s fiance Toi Lin Kelly was sentenced to three years in jail for assisting Knight in corresponding and communicating with the producers of a Death Row Records tell-all in 2015. During this time, a judge had previously barred Knight from all communication with anyone but his lawyer ahead of his murder trial.

Suge Knight Education

Suge Knight has done his early schooling at Lynnwood High school, where he began playing football. He later shifted to the University of Nevada, where he achieved decent success in football. Although, failed to move forward in his footballing career and ended up being a music executive.

Suge Knight Highlights

Here are some of the best highlights of Suge Knight’s career:

  • Death Row Records (1991)
  • The Chronic (1992)
  • Snoop Doggy Dogg (Album “Doggystyle”, 1993)
  • Above the Rim (Album, 1994)
  • Tha Dogg Pound (Album, 1995)
  • Gang Related (Album, 1997)
  • Jewell – Black Diamond (Album, 2011)
  • Tha Dogg Pound (Album, 2012)


Suge Knight started his early career in 1989 when he established his own music publishing company. Following his stint with ‘Vanilla Ice”, he was exposed to a great fortune in music. The deal was not without its share of controversies. In the early 90’s “gangsta rap” was the beginning to conquer the American rap industry. Dr. Dre was one of the most promising youngsters in the genre. He later joined hands with Knight and laid the foundation of ‘Death Row Records’ in 1991.

The arrival of Tupac Shakur was like a tonic for the label as he introduced his own style of rapping. A few rappers such as MC Hammer continued to quit the label because of the growing notoriety. In 1996 Tupac Shakur was shot dead in Las Vegas. ‘Death Row Records’ artists, including Snoop Dogg accused Knight of being involved in the murder. A few days it became clear that Knight had committed the act to advance the murder of Tupac. Suge was recently sentenced to 28 years in prison after running over two men with his truck in 2015.

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