Well known Social Influencer, writer, motivational speaker Karen Civil was born November 8, 1984. She grew up in Elizabeth, New Jersey, the city just to near from Brooklyn and New York City. She described her childhood as ‘socially awkward’. Civil admitted to Union County College near her hometown, but she gave up the books just to go to work at a radio station with former famous DJ Funkmaster Flex. Working in that radio station motivated Civil into a partnership with hip-hop group Dipset. She wanted to help them for building an e-commerce platform. It was a great experience for her. Civil said, that helped her realize there was opportunity for money to be made behind the scenes in the world of the internet.
If she seems too young or inexperienced to hold an important job for impacting voices and perceptions in the entertainment and political arenas, it would be tough to assume that how much young she really was in that time when she was first bitten by the stardom bug.
Karen Civil Career Details
In 2008, Civil launched her own website. She wanted to give a place to lovers of the hip-hop genre to see news about the industry, as well as to read about stars on the verge of breaking through to the big time. At the time, rappers like Cardi B., Nicki Minaj, J.Cole and Drake weren’t the popular household names they are now. Former leading industry media outlets like XXL Media Company, MTV, and Billboard Magazine have been known to pull news from Civil’s web content.
Soon Civil could realize that only website wasn’t enough for her. Then she launched her own marketing agency with a focus on helping those in the hip-hop industry with their digital and social strategies. Her agency, called Always Civil Enterprises, focuses on brand strategy and consulting for celebrities.
After a few years, Civil started to work on Asylum Records. By 2010, she had drawn the attention of rapper Lil Wayne who was incarcerated at that time. He was in need a way to communicate with his fans for what he built a website (with Civil’s help) where he could do just that. It was the big break Civil needed.
Civil has become a public speaker by the time. Civil prepared herself published her own book In November 2015 named Be You & Live Civil: Tools for Unlocking Your Potential & Living Your Purpose. There are total four chapters named Understanding Motivation, Self-Motivation, Positive Attitude and Living Civil. Civil describes her approach to her career path in those chapters.
In 2016, Civil involved herself music producing. She co-produced a Wale song featuring Lil Wayne.
Civil successfully performed in 2016 documentary The Last Ride: A Philadelphia Story about Kyrell “Rell” Tyrel and bike culture as an associate producer.
In May 2018, it was announced that Karen Civil would like host the series Good Looking Out on Complex Networks. The series aired on May 9, 2018 and there were total six episodes in its first season.
Karen Civil Recognition
In 2017, she was named “Social Influencer of the Year” by Black Enterprise as she has been outspoken about women’s rights in the workplace and in hip hop. Essence magazine given her Black Web Award. Later staff of MTV News thanked her whole heartedly for contributions she made to their urban journalism in 2010. In 2012, Civil was surprised for being part of the Ebony Power 100 list. On September 15, 2015, Civil was invited as a guest speaker at the White House “Champions of Change” and she did her best. Sometimes she is compared to Oprah Winfrey for her passionate influence in the rap industry. Civil has been talked about women’s rights in everywhere like workplace and in hip hop. Civil presented herself at Scoop B Radio podcast in 2017, where she told Brandon Scoop B Robinson something special that she’s glad that the me-too movement was created.
Even she has been featured on the radio show The Breakfast Club.
Karen Civil Boyfriend
Karen Civil was dating her Ex-Boyfriend named Deen. But they separated anyhow from each other in mid-2016. After that , Deen dated and married Real Tea but Civil is still enjoying her single life.
Karen Civil Net Worth
Karen Civil is a very strong personality in her world. Her Estimated Net Worth of her is about $ 30 Million USD as of 2019. She has 621k plus follower on Instagram.