Christopher Play Martin Net Worth
Christopher Play Martin is an acclaimed American rapper, actor, and singer best known for his appearances in the House Party movies as well as working with musician Christopher Reid. Additionally, Christopher released several hit albums prior to forming hip hop group Kid ‘n Play with an estimated net worth of $50 thousand dollars.
Martin was born July 10, 1962, in Queens, New York City and attended both High School of Art and Design before attending Lehman College in the Bronx for college studies. Martin endured difficult early life circumstances in an area plagued by crime rates that made his neighborhood challenging; nonetheless he managed to overcome them all to achieve greatness professionally.
In 1988, Kid ‘n Play was formed alongside fellow MC Christopher Reid as Kid ‘n Play. Together they recorded three studio albums and appeared in three House Party movies before appearing together on television shows like Class Act and movies such as Dirty Dancing. Although eventually splitting apart they remain friends and still make music together today.
The duo gained widespread popularity through its hits 2 Hype and Kid ‘n Play’s Funhouse, earning gold status on Billboard 200 with their debut release and No. 58 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart respectively. They released one final album, Face the Nation in 1991 after appearing in five movies as well as acting roles on an NBC Saturday morning cartoon series called Freaknik during their tenure.
Martin has extensive business acumen as well, having held positions such as producer and manager with several prominent artists like Salt-N-Pepa, Pete Rock and Hurby “Luv Bug” Azor’s management company. Additionally he has participated in multiple television shows like Bigger on BET+ as host.
Christopher Play Martin is a father to Skyler Martin and Vannessa Martin-Jackson, from whom he previously divorced Shari Headley after their brief marriage between 1993-1995.
Christopher Play Martin is active in social media, amassing an impressive following on Instagram. He regularly posts pictures of his family and friends to his account as well as replying to fans’ messages. Furthermore, Christopher loves traveling and spending time with his kids; currently filming Scroll Wheel of Time alongside Christopher Reid since 1990 and becoming a firm audience favorite around the world; in negotiations for several more projects; we will keep tabs on his career here! Stay tuned! For updates on Christopher Play Martin.