Missy Elliott Net Worth: Here’s What We Know About The Grammy Winner’s Fortune

Missy Elliott Net Worth: Here’s What We Know About The Grammy Winner’s Fortune
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The Queen of Hip-Hop, Missy Elliott, often makes headlines for the enviable wealth she earns. The article talks about Missy Elliott net worth and the several factors that contribute to it. It also educates readers about Elliott’s career, personal life, awards, and facts.

Missy Elliott is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. In 1997, she came into the limelight with her debut music studio album, Supa Dupa Fly. Some of the acclaimed music albums This is Not a Test (2003), The Cookbook (2005), and Iconology (2019). Besides her acclaimed music albums, Missy Elliott is known for the massive wealth she owns. This article tells about the net worth of Missy Elliott and the several factors that contribute to it.

Who is Missy Elliott?

Missy Elliott was born on July 1, 1971 (age 53 years; as of 2024) at Naval Medical Centre, Portsmouth, Virginia. An only child to power money dispatcher, Patricia, and former marine, Ronnie Elliott, Missy had a turbulent childhood. When she was 14, she and her mother fled owing to his father’s domestic abuse and the duo started living in the Hodges Ferry neighbourhood of Portsmouth.

Missy Elliott Net Worth: Here’s What We Know About The Grammy Winner’s Fortune
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For her high schooling, Missy Elliott attended Manor High School; she graduated in 1990. The singer received two honorary doctorates in 2019 and 2022, from the Berklee College of Music and Norfolk State University, respectively.

What is the net worth of Missy Elliott?

As of 2024, Missy Elliott has a reported net worth of $50 Million. The singer and rapper’s primary source of income are her music albums and live performances.

Real NameMelissa Arnette Elliott
Stage NameMissy Elliott
Also Known AsMisdemeanour
Net Worth (As of 2024)$50 Million, Approximately
Monthly Income$3 – $4 million, Approximately

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Factors Contributing to the Net Worth of Missy Elliott


Missy Elliott, in recent years, has been featured in several music albums like DripDemeanor, Do It (2020), and RATATA (2023). While the exact earnings of the rappers from the music album are unknown, in 2022, it was reported that Elliott received 99 percent of the royalties from her music album, Safaera.

International Tours

A celebrity talent website claims that an exemplary fee for booking Elliott ranges between $750,000 to $998,000.

Additionally, Elliott’s tour in NYC which will commence on August 12, had tickets that had a starting price of $94 and went up to $944 for VIP Packages.

Brand Endorsement

One of Missy Elliott’s biggest brand collaborations was with Adidas wherein she launched her collections. Besides Adidas, the rapper has endorsed many prominent brands such as Pepsi, Doritos, and GAP.

Car Collection

Missy Elliott Net Worth: Here’s What We Know About The Grammy Winner’s Fortune
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The rapper and producer has an extravagant collection of cars which include, 

  • A Purple Lamborghini Diablo: $210,000
  • Neon Lime Lamborghini Murciélago: $279,888
  • Lamborghini Gallardos: $165,900
  • Lamborghini Aventador SV Roadster: $573,966
  • Ferrari 360 Modena Spider F1: $182,487
  • Ferrari 458 Italia: $225, 325
  • Enzo Ferrari: $643,330
  • Rolls Royce Phantom: $465,000
  • Aston Martin Vanquish V12: $222,950
  • Lexus LFA: $375,000
  • 121 C8 Spyder examples: $257,000
  • GMC Hummer H2
  • Lincoln Navigator: $109,255
  • Lexus LX570: $91,530

Real Estates

Besides a vast car collection, the rapper has significantly invested in her real estate portfolio.

In 2022, Missy Elliott bought an extravagant house worth $1.3 Million in Florida. She sold the house in 2014 for $1.45 Million.

In 2001, she purchased a massive mansion worth crores which she gifted to her mother. The mansion, which has 6 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms, is often used by Missy.

A Warehouse of Sneakers

The “Supa Dupa Fly” singer has a fascination with sneakers and has a separate warehouse for them. Missy, in an interview with a media house, shared her love for sneakers, and said, “Cos I got a sneaker room, but I’m pretty sure you’re about to crush me. I have a warehouse of sneakers. If you think of a warehouse: wall to wall, side by side.”

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  • In 1997, Missy Elliott launched her individual career with the album “Supa Dupa Fly” and its lead single “The Rain: Supa Dupa Fly.”
  • In 1998, she collaborated with MEL B from the Spice Girls on the single” I Want You Back.” The song debuted at Number 1 in the UK Billboards.
  • Some of her acclaimed albums include Da Real World (1999) Miss E… So Addictive (2001), Under Construction (2002), This Is Not a Test! (2003), and The Cookbook (2005).
  • Besides music singles and albums, Elliott has made illustrated appearances in film. In 2001, she made her film debut with the English film, Pootie Tang, wherein she played a Diva. Some of her other films include Honey, Fade to Black, Shark Tale, and Just For Kicks.
  • Her acclaimed international tours are Rainbow World Tour (Mariah Carey) (2000), Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special (Michael Jackson) (2001), Rock the Mic Tour (Jay-Z and 50 Cent) (2003), Re-Invention World Tour (Madonna) (2004), and Unbreakable World Tour (Janet Jackson) (2015).

Personal Life

As of 2024, Missy Elliott is unmarried. On the contrary, she was rumoured to date several celebrities including musicians Da Brat, Charlene Keys aka Tweet, Lil’ Kim, Timbaland, and author Karrine Steffans. However, none of them were confirmed.

Missy Elliott Net Worth: Here’s What We Know About The Grammy Winner’s Fortune
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In 2008, she revealed that she wanted to become a mother; however, afraid of the pain. She stated, “I don’t know if I can take that kind of pain. Maybe in the year 2020, you could just pop a baby out and it’d be fine. But right now I’d rather just adopt.”

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Awards and Achievements

While Missy Elliott has received and nominated for a plethora of awards, the most recognised are,

  • As of 2024, Elliott has received 4 Grammy Awards. In 2021, she received her first two Grammy Awards for her music album “Get Your Freak On.” She won a third Grammy Award for “Work It” and a fourth for “The CookBook,” respectively.
  • 8 MTV Video Music Awards
  • 2 American Music Awards
  • 6 BET Awards
  • Billboard Women in Music Award for Innovation. 
  • An honorary Doctor of Music degree from the Berklee College of Music 
  • In 2019, Missy Elliott received the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Music Pioneer Award at the United Nations for her achievements as a leader in music.
  • In 2021, Elliott was announced as an inaugural inductee for the Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame.
  • In 2021, Elliott was bestowed with a star on the event of the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  •  In 2023, she became the first female hip-hop artist to receive a nomination for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Do You Know These Lesser Known Facts About Missy Elliott?

  • In June 2011, Missy Elliott, in an interview with Times Magazine, revealed that she was diagnosed with Graves Disease. She also stated her disease as the reason for her absence from the Hollywood Music Industry.
  • Missy Elliott was only four when she decided to take music as a career.
  • She was sexually abused by her cousin when she was eight.
  • Owing to her immense popularity, several media outlets titled her the “First Lady of Hip Hop”, “Queen of Hip-hop” and “Queen of Rap.”

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