Tupac Shakur

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Full Name Tupac Shakur
Age 23 Years Old
Nick Name 2pac
Gender Male
Famous As Rapper
Birth Date September 13, 1996
Birth Place Маnhаttаn, Nеw Yоrk

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Tupac Amaru Shakur famed as Tupac Shakur was also known by his stage names as 2Pac and Makaveli. He was an American rapper, writer, as well as actor. He is considered by many to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. He achieved his success with his follow-up albums Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z... (1993) and Me Against the World (1995). He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time having sold over 75 million records worldwide. Overall, Tupac Shakur is a very talented rapper. 

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What was the real name of Shakur?

Tupac Amaru Shakur was his real name. 

When did Tupac Shakur die?

Tupac Shakur died on 13th September 1996 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the age of 25. 

What was the cause of the death of Tupac Shakur?

While he was attending a boxing match between Bruce Seldon and Mike Tyson. He was struck by four bullets, two in the chest, one in the arm and one in the thigh before being rushed to the hospital. He died of respiratory failure that led to cardiac arrest. His body was subsequently cremated. His mother made the announcement that she planned to scatter his ashes on the 10th anniversary of his death in his ancestorial land, South Africa.

Where did Tupac Shakur grow up?

Tupac Shakur was born on 16th June 1971, in New York City. He holds American nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity. He was born to a father named Billy Garland and a mother named Afeni Shakur. His birth sign is Gemini and his religion is Christian. As per his education, he studied at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and later shifted to Baltimore School for the Arts to Pursue jazz poetry, ballet, and acting. He also went to Tamaulipas High School. He studied poetry at Leila Steinberg's school in 1989.

How tall is Tupac Shakur?

Tupac Shakur was a very handsome rapper with an average height of 5 feet 11 inches. He has a balanced weight of around 68 kg. He has black hair and black eyes.

Who is Tupac Shakur's wife?

About his personal life, Tupac Shakur was a married man. He married his longtime girlfriend Keisha Morris in April 1995. The marriage ended in March 1996. He lived with Kidada Jones for several months until his death. Jones was waiting for Shakur in their Las Vegas hotel room when she was notified that he was shot. She rushed to the hospital and remained with until he died from his injuries six days later. His other private life information regarding his children has not been revealed yet. His sexual orientation was straight.

What is the net worth of Tupac Shakur?

Tupac Shakur is a very successful rapper and he has an estimated net worth of around $3.5 million before his death. His exact salary has not been revealed yet. 

What makes Tupac Shakur famous?

  • Tupac Shakur began his recording in the year 1988.
  • He debuted in Digital Underground's "Same Song" from the soundtrack to the 1991 film "Nothing but Trouble".
  • He released his debut 2Pacalypse Now in the year 1991. 
  • He had become a central figure in West Coast hip hop, introducing social issues in the genre at a time when gangsta rap was dominant in the mainstream. 
  • His achieved further critical and commercial success with his follow-up albums Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. and Me Against the World. 
  • After suffering legal to blues and a robbery and shooting, he became heavily involved in the growing East Coast-West Coast hip hop rivalry. 
  • His double-disc album, All Eyez on Me, which was released in the year 1996. 
  • He also gained considerable success as an actor with his starring roles as Bishop in Juice, Lucky in Poetic Justice, Ezekiel in Gridlock'd, and Jake in Gang Related, all garnering praise from critics. 
  • The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory, commonly shortened to The 7 Day Theory, is Shakur's fifth and final studio album and was released under his new stage name Makaveli.
  • The album was completely finished in a total of seven days during the month of August 1996.