Malik Yusef Bio, Affair, Married, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary, Age, Nationality

(American rapper, writer, Spoken word poet, actor, Filmmaker)

Relationship Facts of Malik Yusef

  • Malik Yusef is married to hiswife.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 1 day 💑
  • He is father of Six.
  • Malik Yusef is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Malik Yusef is a married man and a father of six children. However, there is no detailed information available regarding his wife and children. He is a very secretive person when it comes to his family.


  • At present, Yusef is 50 years old.
  • His Sun sign is Aries.
  • His favorite color is Fuschia, his favorite food is Mangoes, Broccoli, and his favorite season is Winter.

Who is Malik Yusef?

Malik Yusef is an American spoken word poet, rapper, actor, and filmmaker. He is the six times Grammy Award winner and he was named Best Poet at the Chicago Music Awards each year from 2002 through 2008.

Also, he is one of Kanye West’s most trusted contributors and currently, he is signed to the World’s largest music publisher Universal Music Publishing, and is part of Kanye West’s G.O.O.D.

Malik Yusef: Age, Family, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Malik’s full name is Malik Yusef EI Shabazz Jones. In Arabic, his name Malik means King and Yusuf means Joseph.  He was born on April 4, 971, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Yusef hasn’t yet revealed his parent’s information in the public including his father, mother, and siblings. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the All-American ethnicity.

Yusef’s academics details are also under the curtain at the moment.

Malik Yusef: Professional Life, Career

Malik got his first career break when New Line Cinema Director Ted Witcher picked him to coach Larenz Tate in the romantic drama, “Love Jones” which garnered a Sundance Film Festival Award and three NAACP Image Awards. While filming in Chicago, he made his poetry career too.

In 2002, he appeared in Season 2 of HBO’s “Russell Simmon’s Def Poetry Jam” featured poem entitled “I Spit…”. He starred as himself in the 2005 VH-A Television Series “Driven” along with Jay-Z, Ludacris, Russell Simmons, and so on.

In 2003, he released his solo album, The Great Chicago Fire; A Cold Day in Hell featuring local talent including Kanye West, Carl Thomas, Marvo 11, and so on.

Similarly, he collaborated with Director Frey Hoffman for the film adaptation of Yusef’s poem, “Hollywood Jerome” in 2007. Also, together the two collaborate for Yusef’s 2005 music video, “Wouldn’t You Like to Ride” featuring Kanye West and Common.

Furthermore, he severed as producing, writing, and composing for various artist’s album like Drake’s “Glow” OVO Sound, Young Money, Cash Money, Republic Records 2017, Vic Mensa’s “The Manuscript” Virgin EMI Records 2017″, “Memories on 47th St.” Roc Nation, Capitol 2017″, Beyonce’s “Sandcastles” Parkwood, Columbia 2016″, Kanye West’s“All Day” Good Music, Def Jam Recordings 2016, and more.

Other Works

Yusef is also a sociable person, a revolutionary, one that has remained constant as an advocate of urban revitalization. In the local Chicago community, he has established the organizations like, ‘For Yourself Foundation’, a program designed to help combat illiteracy.

Similarly,  ‘Girl Power’, a non-profit aimed towards uplifting and empowering young girls, and ‘Drop Squad,’ consisting of a team who work to clean trash and debris off neighborhood streets.

Awards & Nominations

Grammy Awards

Yusef has been nominated twenty-four times in Grammy Awards. Out of 24 nominations, he won six awards in different categories like Best Rap Song, Album of the Year, and so on.

Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards

– In 2020, he won for Outstanding Cultural Documentary for Chicago at the Crossroad.

– That same year, he nominated for Outstanding Crafts Achievement Off-Air for Chicago at the Crossroad.

Rumors, Controversy

In May 2019, Yusef accused by Korean eyewear brand Gentle Monster of fraud over $2 million. Also, the brand accused of issuing fake invoices and repeatedly forging West’s signature.

Similarly, three months before he allegedly used a fake charity affiliation and a forged Kanye signature to extract $900,000 from fashion designer Philipp Plein.

Malik Yusef: Net Worth, Salary

As of 2021, Yusef has an estimated net worth of $4 million throughout his multiple profession as poet, rapper, actor, and filmmaker. However, his salary, yearly income, and other assets are still under review.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Yusef has black hair color with black pair of eyes. Further, his body measurement is not available including height, weight, and others.

Social Media

The rapper has a verified Instagram account and Facebook account. He is active on Instagram under the username @malikyusef100 where he has more than 35.5k followers.

Yusef has more than 5.8k followers on his Facebook account with over 5.5k likes. He has also shared his e-mail id [email protected] for any business inquiries.

Yusef is also active on Twitter with nearly 21.6k followers. Also, he has a self-titled YouTube channel with 182 subscribers.

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