Kid Cudi is commonly known as Scott Ramon Seguro Mescudi. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio on 30th of January, 1984. He has three siblings named as Maisha, Domingo, and Dean. His parents, Lindberg Styles Mescudi and Elsie Harriet both are professional personalities. His mother is a choir teacher in Roxboro Middle School and his father has served in the Airforce. When he was only 11 years old his father died of cancer.
He got his initial education from Shaker Heights High School. Later he attended Solon High School. In early days he was thrown out of school for punching the principal. He studied film studies from the University of Toledo. He wished to join U. S. Navy but due to his criminal acts, he was ineligible. He was blessed with a beautiful daughter named, Vada Wamwene Mescudi on 26th March 2010. After separation, he had an affair with Jamie Baratta but in 2012 they broke up.
Kid Cudi began his career while he was attending his school. He moved to NYC to establishing his music career. He worked in BAPE store where he met Kanye West (later become his mother).he was able to release his first mixtape, “A Kid Named Cudi” back in 2008. He worked on “808s and Heartbreak” and “The Blueprint 3” along with his mother. He was also a lyricist of “Paranoid”, “Welcome to Heartbreak” and “Heartless”.
In 2009, his another debut album, ‘Man on the Moon: The End of Day’ got released. During 2011, a mixtape named as ‘A Man Named Scott’ and a music video, “No One Believes Me” was released. In next year, his another album, ‘Indicud’ was released.
With the passage of time, his continuous hard work made him a recording artist with numerous solo albums. In 2008, ‘A Kid Named Cudi’ and a single, “Day ‘n’ Nite” took him to the heights of fame. He has worked with numerous famous artist like Snoop Dogg, Jay Z, MGMT, David Guetta and Michael Bolton. He has also worked in many TV serials like The Cleveland Show, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and One Tree Hill.
Awards and achievements:
He got a gold certified albums such as ‘Man on the Moon: The End of Day’ and ‘Indicud’. He received a Grammy Award of 4 nominations. In 2009, he won 1 Urban Music Award for “Day ’n’ Nite”. He was nominated for many awards for Teen Choice Awards, American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and Bet Awards.
Kid Cudi Net Worth:
As per estimation, the total net worth of Kid Cudi is around $6 million. Most of the part is earned via numerous units of his recordings. By his dedication and support by his mother, he got a good fortune in his music career. He has collaborated with a Japanese clothing company named, BAPE. Moreover, he owns a sneaker production house. He worked as a brand ambassador for Coach, Inc. his music was known as trip-hop.
Due to his melodious voice, he was known for harmonizing. He has also unified with synthpop, electronica, and grunge. He was among the Musicians on Call who pay for children health care.