|Real Name/Full Name
|Bernard James Freeman
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Houstan, Texas U.S.
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|19 March 1973
|50 years old
|In Centimetres – 190 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
|In Kilograms – 85 Kg
In Pounds –187 lbs
|Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
|2 (Young B, name not revealed)
|American Rapper and Actor
Without Bun B, Houston’s rap scene would never be of the standard that it is today. He was making one-half of the southern rap duo (Underground Kingz) and Pimp C. They released a self-titled album UnderGround Kingz, which debuted as the number one on the Billboard 200. In the later part of his life, he went on to pursue a solo career.
Apart from rapping, Bun-B also takes a class on religion and hip hop culture at the Rice University.
Well, how well do you know about Bun B? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Bun B’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Bun B to date.
Biography and Early Life
He is originally from Port Arthur and was also raised there but was born in a Houston hospital. His funky name was given by none other than his family. He did not reveal his parents’ names as he does not want his parents to get bothered by the media. They started with calling him Bunny, then it went to Bunny B and then Bun B. So when he discovered rapping as his passion and wanted to pursue it as his career, he went ahead with this name. Other than this information, he is still quite secretive about his childhood days.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Bun B in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Bun B’s age is 50 years old as of today’s date 28th February 2024 having been born on 19 March 1973. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 190 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 187 lbs in Pound and 85kg in Kilograms.
There is not much information about his childhood years, so we are unsure about his academic qualifications. We can only say that he is well educated about life and how to lead it with sobriety.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
He met his wife Queenie, whose original name is Angela Walls, in the summer of ’96. Her relationship with Queenie was not an easy one since she was a single mother with two children from a past relationship. But over time, Bun B convinced her, and since then, they have been together.
Post marriage, the transition from being a single man to a father of two wasn’t easy, but Bun B was never a person who would shy away from his responsibilities. So it took time but eventually, he adjusted to his new life. His stepson, Young-B, is a well-known American rapper. He has made a spot in the rap group Youngest N Charge.
Bun B had shot an armed burglar, who was attempting to rob his Houston home on April 24, 2019. The accused was later taken into custody by the Houston Police.
Is Bun B Gay?
We did not find any reports stating Bun B is gay. We can assume that he was straight-oriented his the beginning of his life as he met his life partner at a young age, and since then, he has only been in love with one woman.
Initially, Bun B had his group with Jalon Jackson, and Pimp C had his group called UGK. Later both these groups collaborated and formed the group 4 Black Ministers. However, Jackson and Queen decided to leave the group, leaving Pimp C and Bun B. So then they decided to go back to UGK.
Pocket Full of Songs was the first song that got the maximum airplay throughout the United States. Then they released their second album, which was titled “Super Tight,” followed by a third album, “Ridin’ Dirty,” and the fourth album, “Dirty Money,” after the release of which Pimp C got sentenced to jail.
And hence the beginning of Bun B’s solo career started from the hereafter. Initially, he appeared on several albums as a guest appearance, but in October 2005, he debuted with his solo album Trill. The album hit the 6th spot on the American Billboard 200 chart and number 1 on the Top R&B / Hip Hop Albums chart.
In 2008 he released his second album named II Trill, post the death of his partner Pimp C. It sold 98,000 copies and hit the number 2 spot at the Billboard 200. The album had a single titled “You’re everything “dedicated to his late friend Pimp C.
Bun B released a third album in the August of 2010 under the label Universal Music Group. It was titled Trill OG. While referring to this album, he said in an interview that” it’s a brand new verse.”
There is a bit of a controversy regarding his fourth album. It was speculated to be titled Trill 4 Life and was scheduled for a 2013 release. After many altercations, on October 4, 2014, it was announced to be titled Trill OG: Epilogue and was scheduled for a November 12, 2013 release.
In January 2014, he announced The Triplets Tour. The tour ran from March 16 to April 17, 2014.
He ventured into a different career in the Spring of 2011. He started teaching a course on Hip Hop and Religion at the Rice University.
Bun B is a big shot in the rap scene of Houston. But his achievements are pretty limited, but nothing to get disheartened. He was awarded the 360 Legend Award at the Htown Beatdown concert. Other than that, he is the winner of millions of hearts. His raps have got extra fun to listen to, and people enjoy them.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Bun B in 2024
As of 2024, Bun B is believed to have an estimated worth of $5 million. He earned such a great fortune through sheer hard work and dedication. He even acted in some films. His earnings include all his properties and earnings.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He has a coloring book titled Bun B’s Rap coloring book.
- Bun B is very close to his grandchildren.
- His favorite restaurants are Uchi, Underbelly, and Frenchie’s.
Bun B is an important name in the world of rap. His contribution to the rapping world is unimaginable. He is so experimental and versatile that he started teaching a course on religion and Hip-Hop with the knowledge and experience he had gathered over the years towards the end of his rapping career.