Michael Santiago Render better known by his stage name Killer Mike, is an American rapper and activist.
Killer Mike is the founder of Grind Time Official Records. His debut came on the track “Snappin’ and Tappin'” on OutKast’s 2000 album Stankonia. Mike later appeared on OutKast’s Grammy winning single “The Whole World” from their greatest hits album.
Killer Mike signed to rapper T.I.’s Grand Hustle Records in 2008. His debut studio album Monster was released in March 2003 and reached #4 on the US R&B and #10 on the Billboard 200 charts.
He has released six solo studio albums with his latest R.A.P. Music coming in 2012. Killer Mike has also released the albums Run the Jewels in 2013 and Run the Jewels 2 in 2014 with rapper-producer El-P. He has also released four mix tapes.
Mike’s best known single is “A.D.I.D.A.S” (featuring Big Boi and Sleepy Brown) which charted in the US, Ireland, New Zealand, and the UK. Mike opened Graffiti’s SWAG Barbershop in 2011. He has appeared in the movies 20 Funerals, Idlewild, and ATL.
Killer Mike Age
Michael Render was born in the Adamsville neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia, on April 20, 1975. He celebrated his 48th birthday in 2023.
Killer Mike Parents
Mike was born to a policeman father and a florist mother named Denise Render. Because his parents were teenagers at the time of his birth, he was partly raised by his grandparents .
His grandfather is Willie Burke Sherwood, who died in 2003; his grandmother, Bettie Clonts, died in 2012. His mother, known affectionately as “Mama Niecy,” passed in 2017.
He speaks highly of all of them, including his family members less familiar to the public eye, like his father, his non-biological father, his uncles, and his sisters LaShunda and Lovie.
Killer Mike Wife
Shana Render, also known as Shay Bigga, is the remarkable wife of Michael Santiago Render, better known as Killer Mike.
On her Instagram account, Render describes herself as an influencer on her bio, adding she is also an entrepreneur and a real estate investor.
She also states that she is a co-owner of The SWAG Shop, a barbershop with multiple locations, including Atlanta, Hawks Arena, and Edgewood.
Render also co-owns her real estate holdings with her spouse. In a joint interview in October 2019, the husband-and-wife duo was asked about their shared responsibilities.
Killer Mike Children
Killer and Render share four children: son Pony, daughter Mikey, son Malik and daughter Aniyah.
The father of four has gushed about his sons and daughters on social media.
In February 2023, the Hollywood star paid a birthday tribute to Pony, who turned 21, on Instagram. He shared several pictures of him, including one shot from his childhood.
The following month, the family patriarch also wished his daughter Mikey a happy 16th birthday on social media, revealing that she is the youngest of the kids.
The proud parent shared photos from the sneaker ball-themed party, including an image of him and his child dancing together.
On Father’s Day in June 2023, Killer marked the day by sharing a group photo of all his children and penned that he was “grateful” that God blessed him with them.
Killer Mike Net worth
Killer Mike, the American hip-hop recording artist, actor, and activist, boasts a net worth of $5 million.
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