Eve Net Worth: How Rich Is the Rapper?

Eve is an American rapper, singer, and actress best known for her 1999 debut album titled Let There Be Eve…Ruff Ryders’ First Lady. Eve’s net worth figure is estimated to be $12 million as 2022.

rapper eve performs on stage during kisstory the blast off tour
LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 11: Eve performs onstage during Kisstory, The Blast Off Tour at The O2 Arena on March 11, 2020, in London, England. (Photo by Ollie Millington/Redferns)

Early Life

Full Name Eve Jihan Cooper (née Jeffers)
Birth Date / Age November 10, 1978 / 43 Years Old
Birth Place Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Source of Wealth Rapping / Acting
Relationship Status Married To Maximillion Cooper
Height 5 ft. 7 in. / 1.70 m.
Net Worth $12 Million

Eve Jihan Cooper (née Jeffers) was born in November of 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to parents Jerry and Julia Wilch-Jeffers. Her father worked as a chemical plant supervisor, while her mother was a publishing company supervisor.

She has a brother named Farrow, who is her only sibling. The family lived in West Philly until Eve was 13 years old. They then relocated to the neighborhood of Germantown in the northwest portion of the city.

The rapper attended and graduated from Martin Luther King High School. Immediately following school, she began stripping until rapper Mase convinced her to start making music.

Her first introduction to music was in the form of singing. She even sang in choirs and formed an all-female singing group called Dope Girl Posse, or EDGP. After they split up, she ventured solo under Eve of Destruction.

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK–SEPTEMBER 05–Eve (aka Eve Jihan Jeffers Cooper) performs as part of the National Football League’s 2002 Kickoff Concert in Times Square on September 5, 2002, in New York City. (Photo by Al Pereira/Getty Images/Michael Ochs Archives)


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Eve Net Worth and Career

Eve first began appearing in high-profile tracks in 1998 when she lent her vocals to the tracks Ruff Ryders’ Anthem by DMX and You Got Me by The Roots. She did this while recently being signed to Dr. Dre’s Aftermath Entertainment label.

Her first ever single, titled What You’ll Want to be, dropped in June 1999. It featured Nokia, the N-Tity of Dru Hill, and it peaked at number 29 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and number one on the Hot Rap Songs chart.

Her debut studio LP was released in September 1999 under Ruff Ryders Entertainment and Interscope Records. The success of Let There Be Eve…Ruff Ryders’ First Lady allowed Eve to join Lauryn Hill and Foxy Brown as the only female hip-hop artists to have their album peak at the top of the Billboard 200.

Impressively, Eve wrote all of the songs entirely by herself. Moreover, the album has since reached certified double platinum status.

In 2002, her song Let Me Blow Ya Mind featuring Gwen Stefani, was recognized as the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration at Grammy Awards.

Since then, Eve has released three more albums, including platinum earning effort in Scorpion (2001), a gold-worthy LP in Eve-Olution (2002), and her most recent Lip Lock (2013).

Film and Television

Eve has appeared in over a dozen different films dating back to 2002. Most notably is her role as Terri Jones in the three Barbershop movies. After playing Barbara in the 2014 film Animal, she also delved into the horror genre.

The entertainer has done quite a bit of work on television throughout the years. First off, she starred in a sitcom called Eve, where she played Shelly Williams for 66 episodes.

In addition to that, Eve has made appearances in the popular series Glee, Empire, and Whitney.

Eve has made her most significant mark on screen in the form of reality television, more specifically on The Talk. There, she co-hosted the CBS daytime program for over 600 episodes. The MTV Africa Music Awards 2010, the 2016 Hip Hop Honors, and the 47th annual Daytime Emmy Awards are the other events.

Eve Instagram, Twitter, and Other Facts

Currently, the rapper possesses 2.5 million Instagram followers. That accompanies her 1.3 million followers on her Twitter account. She also has 546,000 subscribers on her YouTube channel.

Eve has generated revenue by gracing the cover of magazines as well. She has covered publications such as EssenceTeen PeopleAllureRolling StoneVibeInkedXXL, and Ebony.

Another way she has made money throughout the years is by appearing in commercials. Eve has promoted brands on television like Clarica, Pepsi, and Sprite. Meanwhile, she did print ads for Tommy Hilfiger and MAC Cosmetics’ Viva Glam campaign.

Eve Net Worth

Eve’s net worth figure of $12 million has been amassed over decades of consistent work within the entertainment business. She has been successful in various fields, including music, television/film, brand endorsements, and some modeling. The 43-year-old is now considered one of the most accomplished female rappers.


rapper eve net worth performs on stage during kisstory the blast off tour in 2020
LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 11: Eve performs onstage during Kisstory, The Blast Off Tour at The O2 Arena on March 11, 2020, in London, England. (Photo by Ollie Millington/Redferns)

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