Nas Biography: Age, Net Worth, Height, Songs, Spouse, Children, Siblings, Parents, Instagram, Wiki

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Rapper Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones has been a pro since 1991 and has been actively involved in the music business ever since.

 He has put out many records throughout his career, including 15 studio albums, 11 compilation albums, and 29 mixtapes. 

His debut album, Illmatic, is recognized as one of the best hip-hop records ever made. 

Furthermore, Nas’s talent and hard work have been recognized by numerous prestigious awards, as he has won three Grammy Awards and received nominations for fourteen others.

 In addition to his musical accomplishments, Nas has ventured into entrepreneurship by establishing his record label, Mass Appeal Records.


  • Full name: Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones
  • Stage name: Nas
  • Born: September 14, 1973
  • Age: 50 years old
  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, United States
  • Nationality: America
  • Occupation: Rapper
  • Height: 1.73 m
  • Parent: Fannie Ann Jones and Olu Dara, 
  • Siblings: Jabari Fret and Kiani
  • Spouse: Kelis and Tracey Morgan
  • Children: Destiny Jones and Knight Jones.
  • Relationship: Single
  • Net worth: $70 million. 

Early life and education

Nas came into this world on September 14, 1973, in the vibrant borough of Brooklyn, located within the bustling metropolis of New York City. His lineage is rich with musical talent, as he is the offspring of renowned jazz artists Olu Dara and Fannie Ann Jones

Nas’s formative years were spent in the Queensbridge Houses, the most significant public housing project in the United States. He has two siblings, Jabari Fret and Kiani.


When Nas was just 12 years old, his parents went through a divorce, which undoubtedly had a significant impact on his life. Unfortunately, this problematic situation led him down a troubled path, causing him to drop out of school during the eighth grade.


Nas, a highly influential rapper, has been dedicated to the rap game for over thirty years since he burst onto the scene in the early 1990s. Throughout his illustrious career, Nas has solidified his status as one of history’s most esteemed and respected rappers.

 Renowned for his remarkable lyricism, compelling storytelling techniques, and astute social commentary, he has consistently captivated listeners around the globe.

Nas, a renowned rapper, debuted in the music industry with the release of his highly acclaimed album, Illmatic, in 1994. This masterpiece is regarded as one of hip-hop’s most influential and groundbreaking records.

 Not only did Illmatic receive immense critical acclaim for its impressive lyricism and production quality, but it also achieved remarkable commercial success. This album played a pivotal role in solidifying Nas’s position as a prominent figure in the hip-hop genre, catapulting him into stardom and establishing a lasting legacy within the music industry.

Awards and nominations


  • Best Rap Album: King’s Disease 


  • Best Rap Solo Performance: “I Can” 
  • Best Rap Song: “The World Is Yours” 
  • Best Rap Album: Illmatic 
  • Best Rap Album: It Was Written 
  • Best Rap Album: Stillmatic 
  • Best Rap Album: Hip Hop Is Dead 
  • Best Rap Album: Life Is Good 
  • Best Rap Album: Nasir 
  • Best Rap Album: King’s Disease II 

Social Media

  • Twitter handle: Nasir Jones (@Nas)
  • Instargram handle: Nas Daily (@nasdaily)
  • Facebook handle: NAS Social Media
  • Youtube: Nas

Personal Life

Nas has had two marriages. He married Kelis in 2005, and they had two children named Destiny Jones and Knight Jones. However, they divorced in 2010. Later, in 2018, Nas tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Tracey Morgan. He’s currently single.


Studio albums:

  • Illmatic 
  • It Was Written 
  • I Am… 
  • Nastradamus 
  • Stillmatic 
  • God’s Son 
  • Street’s Disciple 
  • Hip Hop Is Dead 


  • Life Is Good 
  • Nasir 
  • King’s Disease 
  • King’s Disease II 
  • Magic (2021)
  • King’s Disease III 
  • Magic 2 

Collaborative albums:

  • The Firm: The Album (with The Firm)

Group albums:

  • The Lost Tapes (with The Firm)

Compilation albums:

  • Greatest Hits 
  • The Lost Tapes, Vol. 2 


  • Nastradamus (Deluxe Edition) 
  • The Lost Tapes 
  • Distant Relatives: The Lost Tracks 
  • The Don’t Be Mad Mixtape 
  • Nasir (Deluxe Edition) 

Extended plays:

  • It Ain’t Hard to Tell 


  • Don’t Bring Me Down 
  • If I Ruled the World (Imagine That) 
  • Street Dreams 
  • The World Is Yours 
  • One Mic 
  • N.Y. State of Mind 
  • I Can 
  • Hip Hop Is Dead 
  • World’s Gone Mad 
  • The Don 
  • Nas Album Done 
  • Ultra Black 
  • King’s Disease 
  • Magic 

Net Worth

Nas has amassed a staggering net worth of $70 million. Renowned as one of the most accomplished rappers in history, he has achieved remarkable success by selling over 25 million albums globally.

 Furthermore, his exceptional talent and skill have been recognized through various accolades, including an impressive collection of three Grammy Awards.

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