Sheck Wes is a rapper, model, singer, songwriter, and professional basketball player. He got popularity with his song “Mo Bamba” which was released in 2017 and became famous in 2018.
As of 2023, Sheck Wes' net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million.
|Net Worth||$1.5 million|
|Given Name||Khadimou Rassoul Cheikh Fall|
|Famous Name||Sheck Wes|
|Source(s) of Fame||Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Professional Basketball Player|
|Date of Birth||September 10, 1998|
|Place of Birth||Harlem, New York, United States|
Sheck Wes was born in Harlem to Senegalese parents on the 10th of September, 1998. They moved to the United States where his father worked as a tailor. Later, he started assisting famous American designers like Dapper Dan. Sheck Wes had a difficult childhood as his home burned down to ashes in a fire accident. He had to live in a shelter with his family. When they moved to another house, the same incident happened and they ended up living in public housing. His parents had to work hard to run the home. Since they were busy doing their jobs, Sheck had to live alone.
His parents were concerned about his future, so they decided to shift him to Milwaukee. His mother also moved with him but his father had to stay in New York to earn money. He used to visit his father during the summer and the holidays. He never wanted to live in Milwaukee and always preferred New York City life. He also developed an interest in rapping at a very young age. He also made a group with his friends named “Mill Yorkers”
Sheck was initially interested in playing basketball. He also started modeling and got recognition as a model. He worked as a model for Kanye West’s clothing line as well. Once he had to choose between a basketball match and a fashion show. He decided to go for the show and lost his position as a basketball team member.
He changed his name to “Sheck Wes” when he decided to pursue his music career. His mother was worried about his future, so she sent him to Senegal. He got ample time there to improve his songwriting skills. He was quite serious about his music career and started recording songs when he got back home in New York. He used to upload his songs on his SoundCloud and on his YouTube channel. It took time but his songs started becoming popular.
His friend, Mohamad Bamba, asked him to write a song for him which he named “Mo Bamba”. The song got famous and Sheck included it in his debut album. After that, he signed deals with renowned music labels including Cactus Jack Records and GOOD Music. His album “Mudboy” ranked at the 20th position at “Billboard 200”. It consists of a lot of popular songs that narrate the story of his life in New York.
Sheck was never interested to know about his religion. But when he was forced to live in Senegal for some time, he spent time with an Islamic Scholar upon the request of his family. This was the time when he got to know about Islam. He learned Islamic values, ethics, code of conduct, and a lot more about his religion.
He shares a strong bond with his family as it has always been with him through thick and thin. As far as his dating history is concerned, he has been involved in a relationship previously with Justine Indira. He also faced a controversy in which his ex-girlfriend accused him of abusing her.
Sheck Wes is quite active on social media platforms. He has 182k followers on Twitter, 1.1 million followers on Instagram, 4,277,703 monthly listeners on Spotify, and 996 thousand subscribers on YouTube. He usually shares his posts while playing basketball and singing. He also seems closer to his friends as he keeps sharing pictures with them.
Sheck Wes is a basketball player, a rapper, and a vocalist. Over the last few years, he has become popular due to his distinctive style of rapping. He currently has a net worth of 1.5 million dollars.