Method Man Age, Height, weight , Net Worth Biography
Method Man is a well-known rapper, singer, and composer from the United States. Clifford Smith Jr. is his actual name. Method Man is one of the most successful solo stars from the ‘Wu-Tang Clan.
Birthday: March 2, 1971
Age: 50 Years, 50-Year-Old Males
Sun Sign: Pisces
Also Known As Clifford Smith
Born Country: United States
Born In: Hempstead, New York, United States
Famous As: Hip Hop Artist, Rapper
Method Man is a well-known rapper, singer, and composer from the United States. Clifford Smith Jr. is his actual name. He was born in the city of Hempstead in the state of New York. In 1994, he released the album “Tical,” which marked the start of his musical career. His stage moniker was inspired by the 1979 film Method Man.
Grammy Award-winning American hip-hopper, actor, and record producer, Clifford Smith, better known by his stage name Method Man is one of the most successful solo stars from the ‘Wu-Tang Clan’, an American hip hop group. He is one of the most emerging and charismatic figures in the field of rap music. As a child of separated parents, Method Man had to shuttle living with his mother on Staten Island and his father in Long Island. His early years were far from rosy as he undertook many odd jobs to support himself and later got into drug peddling. It was his father who showed him the world of music and poetry. Ha later became a part of the ‘Wu-Tang Clan’, where he showcased his musical talents in their debut album, ‘Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers’. Soon his solo career took off to a great start with his debut studio album, ‘Tical’. Simultaneously working with several others artists in the hip hop and R&B genre, he also worked with Mary J Blige on the Grammy Award-winning duet ‘I’ll Be There For You/You’re All I Need’.
Method Man Wiki
|Real Name||Clifford Smith Jr|
|Nickname||Johnny Blaze, Iron Lung, Hot Nickels|
|Birthday||2 March 1971|
49 Years (as in 2020)
Hempstead, New York, United States
Hempstead, New York, United States
Actor, Rapper, Singer, Songwriter
Early Life of Method Man
Method Man was born on March 2, 1971, in Hempstead, New York, United States. Clifford Smith Senior is his father’s name, and Genola Smith is his mother’s name. Missy Smith and Terri Smith are his two sisters. Method Man met the Wu-Tang Clan on Staten Island, where he befriended the gang of youths who would ultimately become the Wu-Tang Clan. He dropped out of school in ninth grade and began working various unusual jobs to afford it economically. He then returned to school but dropped out in the eleventh grade.
Method Man seemed to be focused on money back then, as he would take almost any odd job to put some money in his pocket. He subsequently became a drug peddler, selling narcotics on New York city streets and blocks. On the days when he would have been a class, Method Man spent time with his cousins the Genius (GZA) and Old Dirty Bastard (Ol’ Dirty Bastard) and rapped with them.
- He was a member of the ‘Wu-Tang Clan’, an American hip hop group, in which he was one of the most prominent members. He got a solo song in the group’s debut album, ‘Enter the Wu-Tang: 36 Chambers’, which was released in 1993.
- The ‘Wu-Tang Clan’s contract allowed its group members to release albums under any record label. Owing to this, he came out with his debut solo album ‘Tical’ in 1994, which was a commercial success.
- On May 2, 1995, he came out with the Grammy Award-winning duet, ‘I’ll Be There for You/You’re All I Need to Get By. The song was sung along with R&B singer, Mary J. Blige.
- On August 15, 1995, he collaborated with American rapper Redman for the cannabis smoking song, ‘How High’. The song was a hit and laid the foundation for their popular future collaborations.
- In October 24, 1995, he created the single, ‘The Riddler, from the ‘Batman Forever’ soundtrack. The song was released on the Atlantic Records label and made its way to four different Billboard charts.
- In 1996, he performed along with B-Real, Busta Rhymes, Coolio, and LL Cool J for the Space Jam soundtrack, ‘Hit ‘EmHigh’. That year, he was seen as himself in the film, ‘The Great White Hype’.
- In 1997, he played the role of ‘Shondel’ in the crime drama film ‘Cop Land’, which was directed by James Mangold. The same year, he also appeared in the film, ‘One Eight Seven’.
- On November 10, 1998, he released his second studio album, ‘Tical 2000: Judgement Day. The album received good reviews from music critics. That year, he was also seen in the Hype Williams film, ‘Belly’.
- In 1999, he collaborated with American rapper Redman for the album titled, ‘Blackout!’ This hip hop album was a success and it peaked on the music charts. He also acted in the films, ‘Black and White’ and ‘Big Daddy’.
- In 2000, he appeared as himself in the documentary film, ‘Backstage’. Over the next few years, he was seen in the films like ‘How High’, ‘Brown Sugar’, ‘The Wire’, and ‘Volcano High’.
- On May 18, 2004, he released his third studio album titled, ‘Tical 0: The Prequel’, which received mixed reviews. In the same year, he played various roles in the movies, ‘Scary Movie 3’, ‘My Baby’s Daddy’, ‘Garden State’ and ‘Soul Plane’.
- In 2005, he played the role of ‘Deputy Turner’ in the film, ‘Venom’, which was directed by Jim Gillespie. The film was released just weeks after Hurricane Katrina and received positive reviews.
- On August 29, 2006, he released his fourth studio album, ‘4:21 ...The Day After. The album received positive reviews and also did well on the music charts.
- From 2006 and 2007, he starred in two episodes, ‘Poppin’ Tags’ and ‘Big Shots’ of the American television crime drama series, ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’
- In 2008, he played the role of ‘Persian Emissary’ in the parody film, ‘Meet the Spartans, which was directed by Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer. The film reached the number one position at the box office but was negatively reviewed.
- On May 19, 2009, he came out with the collaborative album with Redman titled, ‘Blackout! 2’.The album was released under the Def Jam label and received positive reviews.
- On March 30, 2010, he released the album, ‘Wu-Massacre’, in collaboration with Wu-Tang Clan members Ghostface Killah and Raekwon. The album did well on the music charts.
- In June 30, 2010, he was seen in the action-thriller film ‘Sinners and Saints, which was directed by William Kaufman. That year he was also seen in the films, ‘The Mortician 3-D’, ‘The Good Guys’ and the television series, ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’.
- In 2011, he played the role of ‘Jacolby’ in the David Gordon Green comedy film, ‘The Sitter’. The same year, he also played himself in the film, ‘The Indestructible Jimmy Brown’
- In 2012, he was seen as ‘Sticks’ in the American war film titled, ‘Red Tails’. The film was directed by Anthony Hemingway and received mixed reviews from film critics.
- Debut Album – Tical (1994)
- Debut Single – Bring the Pain (1994)
- Debut Movie – The Film (1995)
- Debut Television – Space Ghost Coast to Coast (1996)
- Father – Clifford Smith Senior
- Mother – Genola Smith
- Brother– N/A
- Sister – Missy Smith, Terri Smith
Wife, Girlfriends, Affairs, and More
- Affairs/Girlfriends – Tamika Smith
- Marital Status – Married
- Wife Name – Tamika Smith (m. 2001)
- Children – 3
- Daughter Name – Cheyenne Smith
- Son Name – Sha Smith, Rae Smith
- School – New Dorp High School
- College – Not known
- Qualifications – Not known
The career of Method Man
record producer, and actor who is a member of the Wu-Tang Clan. When the group did interviews or performed, the rapper was always in the front row, which helped him become the group’s most famous member. He was also one of only two Wu-Tang members to record a solo single for the group’s debut album, Enter the Wu-Tang.
He was also the first to produce a solo record on his label. He got his stage name from the film The Fearless Young Boxer, popularly known as Method Man, released in 1979. Along with fellow rapper Redman, he is one half of the rap duo Method Man & Redman. For “I’ll Be There for You” he and Mary J. Blige received a Grammy for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group.
He had tiny roles in the films Belly, How High, and Garden State and a cameo in The Wackness. With American rapper Redman, he collaborated on ‘How High’ in 1995, a song about cannabis smoking. The song was a smash hit, laying the groundwork for their future collaborations.
Physical Stats & More
- Height – 190 cm (in feet inches- 6′ 3″)
- Weight – 90 kg (in pounds- 198 lbs)
- Body Measurements – Not known
- Eye Colour – Black
- Hair Colour – Black
Net Worth of Method Man
Method Man’s net worth is estimated to be $14 million.
Who is Method Man?
Method Man is one of the most famous American rappers, singers, and songwriters.
Method Man’s father’s name?
Clifford Smith Senior
Method Man’s mother's name?
Method Man height?
190 cm (in feet inches- 6′ 3″)
Method Man Age
2 March 1971 (age 49 years; as in 2020)
Method Man's wife's name
Tamika Smith (m. 2001)