|Real Name/Full Name
|Prakazrel Samuel Michel
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Brooklyn, New York City, United States
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|19 October 1972
|51 years old
|In Centimetres – 185 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
|In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 171 lbs
|Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
|Columbia High School, Maple Wood
|Haitian – American
|Rapper, Record Producer, Actor
Born as Prakazrel Samuel Michel, Pras is a famous rapper, a music producer who also has appeared in Hollywood films. After forming and joining a band named ‘Fugees’ (hip hop group), he became internationally renowned. He is very much active politically and supports Barack Obama.
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Biography and Early Life
The birthplace of Pras Michel is Brooklyn, New York. Later his family relocated, and he grew up in New Jersey. Pras loves to keep all the details about his childhood or family in private. It is not sure if he has any siblings or not. His parents’ names are also not available. He is of mixed-race.
Hence, he holds citizenship from both Hawaii and America. In an interview, he said that his interest in music started to grow from a very early age, and he used to listen to songs, especially hip hop, all the time.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Pras Michel in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Pras Michel’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 22nd February 2024 having been born on 19 October 1972. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 185 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 171 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.
Pras Michel was brought up in Irvington, New Jersey, where he started to attend school in Columbia High School, Maple Wood. He got his high school graduation degree from there. Unlike most of the celebrities, he continued his study besides music and earned two major graduation degrees after high school. He went to Rutgers University to earn a graduate degree in Philosophy. He then started attending Yale University. ; later, he graduated from Yale with a graduation degree in Psychology.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Pras has dated few women but he successfully kept his dating life in private. Later, it was rumoured that he and Angela Severiano had started dating. Later, Angela got pregnant and in 2011, the couple welcomed their son Landon.
Later the duo broke up and Angela filed a petition asking for a child support fund from Pras. The Court ordered a sum of $4800 to be given to Angela per month for child support. But Pras failed to pay the money and was convicted by the Court. He claimed that he had made the payment but he and his lawyer failed to show any proof of money transaction. Later he was arrested and was ordered to stay in jail until the money is paid.
Is Pras Gay?
Pras Michel has dated few women in the past. With one of his ex-girlfriends, he also has a son. He never was heard of getting linked with any men ever. So, it is safe to assume that his sexual orientation is hetero and he is straight.
In high school, Pras met Lauryn Hill and Wyclef Jean, with whom he started his first band named ‘The Rap Translator’ in 1989. They got Ronald Khalis Bell as a producer with them. Then they formed another band name ‘Fugee’ where they created their most famous album ‘The Score,’ which brought them international fame and even a Grammy Award.
Their first album as a band was ‘Blunted On Reality.’ Pras then started his venture as a solo artist, and his first album is ‘Ghetto Supastar’ which was widely praised. With this song, he got an opportunity to perform on the World Music Awards’ stage.
Then he started to appear in films. He debuted in Mystery Man in 1999. Turn It Up was his next movie. Go For It was his next movie where he acted and also produced. In 2009, he went to Somalia to shoot a documentary video film. While shooting, they stayed in a ship that pirates attacked, and pirates kidnapped the boat’s caption. He could not release the film due to legal procedures.
In his successful music career, Pras has been nominated and won lots of prestigious awards. In 1999, for his song ‘Ghetto Supastar,’ he was nominated for Grammy Awards. However, he didn’t win. While he was in his band ‘Fugee,’ he won the Grammy Award sharing with his two other bandmates for their super hit music album ‘The Score.’
In 1999, he was nominated for MTV Europe Music Award. In the same year, he was nominated for MTV Video Music Award (VMA) in two categories are ‘Best Rap Video’ and ‘Best Video From A Film.’ However, he didn’t win them.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Pras in 2024
As of 2024, Pras has an estimated net worth of around $25 million which he has earned through his successful music career. He has also acted in many commercially successful movies. Besides, he does regular live concerts, which is a great way to earn a big sum.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Pras donated a huge amount for a political advocacy group formed by former President Barack Obama.
- In 2019, the US Department of Justice indicated that Pras is part of a criminal conspiracy for a huge sum of money laundering for the political campaign of Barack Obama.
Pras Michel is a very talented rapper who also knows to play multi-instruments. He has also ventured successfully into acting. He is not very active on social media but still managed to have almost 420k followers on Instagram. That proves his fame all over the world.