Angie Martinez is the popular host of The Angie Martinez Show which currently airs on radio Power Channel 105.1. This article will reveal all the noteworthy information about her net worth, age, family and Wiki-bio among others. You will also get to take a peek into her personal life including her age, ex-husband Nokia, current financial situation and engagement new.
Angie Martinez’s Net Worth is $2 Million in 2020
The famous American radio personality has a net worth of around $2 million. The current value of her net worth is derived from having careers as a successful radio host, famous hip-hop career and an author. Her book My Voice sold over 9,000 copies in the first week of its release in 2016.
She has also played prominent parts in movies including Paid in Full and Brown Sugar as an actor. Aside, her two rap albums have also done record sales in the first week of their release. All this has also contributed to her current net worth.
According to sources, the parent company of Power 105.1; Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings pays her a handsome six figure salary. That’s twice the amount of money she was offered by Hot 97.
Angie Martinez Net Worth, Career Details
The rapper started her career early at the age of 16 as a Radio presenter at the urban radio station Hot 96. Her job there was to answer hotlines. However, she learned the nitty-gritty of radio programming super-fast under the leadership of DJ Funkmaster Flex. She has also hosted Afternoon Drive weekdays with DJ Enuff on several occasions. That show was all about interviewing some of the stalwarts in the hip-hop and pop industry including Jay-Z, Kanye West and Mariah Carey among others.
Angie has shown her versatility by acting in Hip-hop movies including Paper Soldiers. Her other notable performances include Blood is Thicker than Water and Brown Sugar with star casts like Queen Latifah, Taye Diggs, and Sanaa Lathan. She has also shown her acting talent in movies like Paid in Full, Video Girl and in a comedy television series called This is Hot 97 in 2014.
Angie’s music career kickstarted when her friend KRS-One encouraged her in 1996 to try rapping. After that, she never looked back and also collaborated with KRS-One to produce Heart Beat in 1997 from the album I Got Next. This collaboration helped her earn a lot of fans and gave the opportunity to collaborate with Lil Kim in a remix of her song Not Tonight. The popularity of the single shot her to fame and her demand to collaborate with popular stars rose dramatically. Later, she appeared with several superstars including Mary J. Blige, Beenie Man, Cuban Link, N.O.R.E, Jay-Z and DJ Funkmaster Flex.
Her successful music career rewarded her with a Grammy and BET awards nomination for the Best Female Hip-Hop Artist in 2002. Ever since, she has not released any music. Presently, she is signed to Jay-Z’s recording Label Roc Nation.
Angie Martinez Dating History, Marriage Details
Angie Martinez is currently Engaged to her Secret Fiance after taking the divorce from ex-husband Tamir Ruffin aka “Nokio”
She was married to Tamir Ruffin aka “Nokio” of the Dru Hill for several years. The singer has named her son as Niko Ruffin. He was born on June 12th, 2003 out of her first marriage. After divorce with her husband, Angie has got the custody of her son.
Entertainment magazines and tabloids have revealed the news of her engagement with an unknown person. She has also accepted about her engagement in a couple of interviews. However, all the other details of her relationships are under the wraps including the name of her fiancée and length of their relationship.
Angie Martinez Bio: Age, Early Life
The mother of a son was born on the January 9th, 1971 in Brooklyn, New York. Her age is 47 years and birth sign is the Capricorn. Her mother’s name is Shirley Maldonado however; there is no information available about her father on the internet.
After researching through several sources, we have managed to find out that she is an American by birth and her ethnicity is white. Her father is of Puerto Rican descent and her mother has her roots in Cuba. This means that the cross-bred singer has a multiple origin background.
Unlike today’s artists who get easy worldwide fame through social media and mobile apps; Angie Martinez has worked really hard for her success as a singer. She truly deserves her net worth of $2 million. We hope to know more about her husband in the near future whenever she decides to talk about him.