Paul Michael Slayton, better known by his stage name Paul Wall, is an American rapper and DJ. He has spent much of his career affiliated with Swishahouse Records, and has released several albums under the label and collaborated with numerous other rappers signed to the label.
What is Paul Wall Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$2.5 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Mar 11, 1981 (41 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Houston|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)|
|Profession:||Promoter, Disc jockey, Rapper|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Paul Michael Slayton was born on March 11th of 1981, in Houston, Texas. He went to Jersey Village High School in Houston. After high school, Wall enrolled at the University of Houston, where he studied mass communications for three years. After university, he met local rapper Chamillionaire, and the two began releasing mixtapes together. The two convinced Michael “5000” Watts to allow them to rap on his radio station, and from there, they began to attract attention. They continued recording mixtapes and appearing on other rappers’ mixtapes around Houston, with each next mixtape leading to more business opportunities. Paul and Chamillionaire eventually signed a one-album contract with Paid in Full Records. In 2002, the album “Get Ya Mind Correct” was released. The album was received well and went on to sell over 200,000 copies.
Paul Wall is married to Crystal Wall his former college sweetheart. The couple is blessed with beautiful children William Patrick and Noelle. He has won many awards and even got nominated for the Best Rap Performance a Duo or Group for “Grillz” in the 2007 Grammy Awards.
Paul married his wife Crystal in 2006, and they have two children together.
Here are some of the best highlights of Paul Wall’s career:
- Chick Magnet (Album, 2004)
- The Peoples Champ (Album, 2005)
- Furnace (Film, 2006)
- Ozone Awards (Taste Maker, 2006) – Won
- Grammy Awards (Best Rap Performance, 2007) – Nominated
- I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell (Film, 2009)
- Heart of a Champion (Album, 2010)
- Alligator X (Film, 2010)
- Cash or Cash (Film, 2011)
- Battle Rap Stars (Video Game, 2011)
- Slab God (Album, 2015)
At age 17, he became friends with fellow Texan rapper Chamillionaire after meeting him at a car wash. In 2003, Paul Wall released The Peoples Champ. His first album was released on a major label. It included his first charting single Sittin’ Sidewayz and followed by 2005’s Get Ya Mind Correct which featured Chamillionaire; it sold over 700,000 copies nationwide. In 2008, he had two number-one hits back to back: I’m Throwed and Girl. He has been nominated three times in the rap category at the Grammy Awards: twice for his song Slow Jamz with Kanye West and Twista (2004) and once for his remix of Taylor Swift’s song You Belong With Me (2010). He also starred in the MTV reality series Rob & Big which aired from February 28th, 2006 to October 16th, 2007. On December 31st, 2012, he announced that his upcoming EP I Am What I Am would be released in 2013 through Swishahouse/JIVE Records.