Who is Vince Staples?
Vince Staples is an American rapper, singer, and actor who is signed to Motown and Blacksmith Records. He has graced our screens for several years. His collaboration with producer Mac Miller on the mixtape Stolen Youth propelled him to fame.
Staples was discovered by Dijon “LaVish” Samo and Chuck Wun, alongside his cousin Campbell Emerson. Dijon “LaVish” Samo took him on a vacation to Los Angeles and he ended up making a strong friendship with the Odd Future collective Syd the Kyd, Mike G, and Earl Sweatshirt.
He is actively passionate about educating the young people in his community about the risks associated with the gang lifestyle and has been open about how he became involved with street gangs during his early years.
Vince Staples Was Raised in North Long Beach
Staples was born in Compton, California, but his mother relocated owing to the high crime rate in the area. As a result, Staples spent his formative years in North Long Beach. He grew up in poverty with his two elder brothers and three elder sisters.
Staples took full advantage of the opportunities that he got to play sports as a child. Interestingly, he participated in the Snoop Youth Football League (SYFL), founded by Snoop Dogg.
Staples took part in an interview with Sean Evans on the YouTube show Hot Ones, and recalled, “Snoop really did it big, we got our names on our jerseys, we had the best shoes with cleat the best safety helmets, you know Snoop Dogg really loved football.”
Vince Staples Attended Different High Schools in the States
Staples studied at Optimal Christian Academy from fourth to eighth grade, which he described as a significant and beneficial experience. During high school, his mother sent him to Atlanta to live with one of his sisters and he went to secondary school there for six months.
He returned to Southern California and attended various high schools, including Jordan High School in Long Beach, Mayfair High School in Lakewood, Opportunity High School homeschooling, Esperanza High School in Anaheim, and Kennedy High School.
What is Vince Staples’ Net Worth
Vince has so far amassed a net worth of $4 million. Since 2015, he has played a part in Sprite advertisements and promoted the brand on his Twitter feed. Aside from accumulating such a large fortune, Vince has also been highly involved in charitable projects.
For instance, he laid out his support for a YMCA initiative on June 14, 2016, that would benefit North Long Beach youth.
Twenty students in the eighth and ninth grades at Hamilton Middle School would receive lessons from the Youth Institute in the areas of graphic design, 3D printing technology, product design, music production, and filmmaking. Staples contributed an undisclosed sum to the project.
Is The Vince Staples Show on Netflix?
Yes, it is. In fact, the only actor set to appear in The Vince Staples Show on Netflix is Vince Staples, who will portray a fictitious version of himself.
How Old is Vince Staples?
Vince is 30 years old as of 2023. He was born on July 2, 1993, in California, United States.
What is Vince Staples’ Height
Vince stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Vince Staples Movies and TV Shows
- White Men Can’t Jump
- The Vince Staples Show
- The Wood
- Gorillaz: Saturnz Barz
- Lazor Wulf
- Around The Way
- Prima Donna
- American Dad!
- Abbott Elementary