Tupac Shakur


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Tupac Shakur Biography

Tupac Amaru Shakur was best known as the Actor and American Rapper. Lesane Parish Crooks was born on 16 June 1971 – 13 September 1996, known to its stage names 2Pac and Makaveli as well. Many recognize him as one of the greatest rappers of all time. Most of Shakur's work is known for tackling current social problems plaguing cities and is considered a sign of resistance and advocacy to fight injustice.

Tupac Shakur Biography

Tupac Shakur Bio, Wiki, Birthday, Nationality & Religion

First NameTupac
Middle NameAmaru
Last NameShakur
Full Name at BirthLesane Parish Crooks
Alternative NameMakaveli, 2Pac, Pac, Tupac, Túpac Amaru, Tupac Shakur, Tupac Amaru Shakur, MC New York, The Don Killuminati
Age25 (age at death) years
Birthday16th June, 1971
BirthplaceEast Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA
Died13th September, 1996
Place of DeathUniversity Medical Center of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Cause of DeathHomicide
BuriedCremated, Ashes scattered
Height5' 9¼” (176 cm)
Weight149lbs (68 kg)
Eye ColorBrown – Dark
Hair ColorBlack
Zodiac SignGemini
High SchoolPaul Laurence Dunbar High School, Baltimore, Maryland, United States (Transferred), Baltimore School For The Arts, Baltimore, Maryland, United States (Dropped Out), Tamalpais High School, Mill Valley, California, United States (1989)
Occupation TextRapper, songwriter, actor, record producer, poet, screenwriter, activist
Claim to FameRapper Shot In Las Vegas Drive-By.
Music Genre (Text)Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap, West Coast hip hop, political hip hop, G-funk
Music GenreRap
Year(s) Active1988–1996, 1990–1996, Musical career, 1989–1996, 1987–1996, 1987 (1987)–1996 (1996), 1989 – 1996, 1990 (1990)–1996 (1996)
Music StyleGangsta Rap, West Coast Rap, G-Funk, Hardcore Rap
Music MoodAngst-Ridden, Cathartic, Rebellious, Thuggish, Street-Smart, Confrontational, Angry, Earnest, Confident, Brash, Wistful, Swaggering, Rowdy, Intense, Harsh, Reflective, Reckless, Fiery, Menacing, Sleazy, Brooding, Producer
Instrument (text)Vocals
Record LabelInterscope Records, (1991–1996), Death Row Records, (1995/1996), Interscope Records (1991–1995), Death Row Records (1995–1996), Interscope (1991–1995), Death Row (1995–1996), Makaveli Records, Interscope (1991–95), Death Row (1995–96), Makaveli (1996), Interscope (1991–96), Interscope, Death Row, Out Da Gutta, Makaveli, Amaru
Associated ActsOutlawz, Thug Life, Danny Boy, Digital Underground, Dr. Dre, Johnny “J”, Ice Cube, Nate Dogg, The Notorious B.I.G., Snoop Dogg, Stretch, Suge Knight, Ice T, Tha Dogg Pound, K-Ci & JoJo, Eminem, E-40, Goodie Mob, Scarface, Richie Rich, Boot Camp Clik, Spice 1, MC Hammer, Michel'le, MC Breed, Above the Law, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Young Lay, Too Short, Lady Of Rage, Daz Dillinger, The Dogg Pound, The Notorious B.I.G, Treach, Keyshia Cole, Snoop Doggy Dogg
Official Websites
www.hitemup.com, www.alleyezonme.com, malavelibranded.com, www.tupacfans.com, http://2Pac.com, http://www.2pac.com

Tupac Shakur Career

  • Rapper
  • Actor

Tupac Shakur Education

He studied at Baltimore School of Arts, Maryland, Mill Valley, California (Dropped Out).

Before Fame

He played the part of Travis Younger in the Apollo Theatre, A Raisin in the Light.

Tupac Full Name, Real Name

Tupac Amaru Shakur

Tupac Shakur Height, Weight, and Body Measurements

He was 5 feet 9¼ inches tall. His weight was 68 Kg. His Body measurements are not still confirmed yet. We will update you as soon as possible. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Tupac Shakur Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Best Known For

He was best known as one of the world’s best selling music artist.

Tupac Shakur Achievements

He also played under the Makaveli name of the stage. His album 'Dear Mama' was added to the Congress Library in 2010.

Tupac Shakur Family & Parents

FatherBilly Garland
MotherAfeni Shakur
BrotherMopreme Shakur, Chinua Shakur, Malik Garland, Billy Garland,Landon Garland
SisterSekyiwa Shakur, Nzingha Shakur, Takerra Allen, N’Neka Garland
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/GirlfriendKidada Jones, Keisha Morris

Tupac Shakur Girlfriend, Ex-Wife & Relationship

  • In April 1995 he married Keisha Morris, his long-time girlfriend; marriage ended in March 1996. He was surrounded by abuse in his personal life. He was involved in violent activities and was incarcerated. He was fatally killed when he was just 25 years old in a drive-by shooting in September 1996.
  • Shakur had lived with his friend Kidada Jones, Quincy Jones' daughter, until his death. In their Las Vegas hotel room, Jones was waiting for him when she came to know that Shakur had been fired. She stayed in the hospital with him until he succumbed on 13 September 1996 to his wounds.
  • He has been friends to Marlon Wayans, Mike Tyson, Jim Carrey, Chuck D, and Rosie Perez. He worked with colleagues Snoop Dogg and Freddie Foxxx.

Tupac Shakur Movies


1991Nothing but TroubleHimself (in a fictional context)
1992JuiceRoland Bishop
1993Poetic JusticeLucky
1993A Different WorldPiccolo
1993In Living ColorHimself
1994Above the RimBirdie
1995Murder Was the Case: The MovieSniper
1996Saturday Night SpecialHimself (guest host)
1996Saturday Night LiveHimself (musical guest)
1997Gridlock'dEzekiel “Spoon” Whitmore
1997Gang RelatedDetective Jake Rodriguez
2001Baby BoyHimself
2003Tupac: ResurrectionHimself
2015Straight Outta ComptonHimself
2017All Eyez on MeHimself

Biographical Portrayals in Film

YearTitlePortrayed by
2001Too Legit: The MC Hammer StoryLamont Bentley
2009NotoriousAnthony Mackie
2015Straight Outta ComptonMarcc Rose[213]
2016Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel'leAdrian Arthur
2017All Eyez on MeDemetrius Shipp, Jr.[214]

Tupac Shakur Songs

Studio Albums

  • 2Pacalypse Now (1991)
  • Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z… (1993)
  • Me Against the World (1995)
  • All Eyez on Me (1996)

Posthumous Studio Albums

  • The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory (1996) (as Makaveli)
  • R U Still Down? (Remember Me) (1997)
  • Until the End of Time (2001)
  • Better Dayz (2002)
  • Loyal to the Game (2004)
  • Pac's Life (2006)

Collaboration Albums

  • Thug Life: Volume 1 with Thug Life (1994)

Posthumous Collaboration Albums

  • Still I Rise with Outlawz (1999)

Tupac Shakur Awards & Nominations


  • American Music Award for Favorite Artist Rap/Hip-Hop – 1997
  • Soul Train Music Award for Best Album of the Year – 1997 · All Eyez on Me
  • Soul Train Music Award for Best Rap Album – 1996 · Me Against the World


  • Grammy Award for Best Rap Album – 1997, 1996 · All Eyez on Me, Me Against the World
  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame – 2017
  • MTV Video Music Award for Best Editing – 1999 · Changes [Explicit]
  • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture – 1994 · Poetic Justice
  • Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group- 1997 · California Love (album version), How Do U Want It
  • Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance – 2000, 1996 · Changes, Dear Mama
  • Echo Award for Best International Rock/Pop Male Artist – 2000 · Greatest Hits
  • Soul Train Music Award for Best Video of the Year – 1997 · How Do You Want It
  • MTV Video Music Award for Best Rap Video – 2003, 1999, 1996 · Thugz Mansion (Original/Acoustic), Changes [Explicit], California Love (Remix)
  • Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Artist – 1997
  • Echo Award for Best Hip Hop/Urban Artist (International) – 2002 · Until the end of Time


Together with his former friends Dr. Dre, a hologram of his body played. And Snoop Dogg for the 2012 Coachella Music Festival.

Tupac Shakur Net Worth

Tupac Shakur was well-known as a Rapper. The main and primary source of his income came from Rapp Songs and Rapp Battles. Let’s check how rich Tupac Shakur was in 1996?

Net Worth 1996$200 thousand
Annual SalaryUnder Review.
Income SourcePrimary Income source Rapper(profession)
Tupac Shakur Net Worth


How old would Tupac be now?
25 years (1971–1996)

Who did Tupac marry?
Keisha Morris m. 1995–1996

Who was Tupac girlfriend?
Kidada Jones

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