The American singer is known as the former member of a Hip Hop duo, which was self-named, and included Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz. The duo can be best recognized from their single ‘Deja Vu (Uptown Baby)’ which landed them on ninth number on US Billboard Hot 100. After breaking their contract, both of them went on to pursue their careers, to become solo artist. Peter Gunz, can also be recognized from VH1’s reality television series ‘Love & Hip Hop: New York’ in which he has been working as supporting cast since 2013. Gunz has worked with various popular names of music industry including Mariah Carey and Shaquille O’Neal. During his music career he was signed with Columbia Records.
Peter Gunz Biography and Family –
The reality star is currently married to Amina Buddafly. The singer has a total of 9 kids from his marriage, affairs and other flings. Back in the day when Peter was still dating Tara Wallace, the couple had two kids together, Jamison and Kaz. Despite having different mothers to his children, he still turns out as a great dad, who distributes his time equally between his kids and family.
The singer has a son named Peter ‘Cory Gunz’ Pankey Jr, who followed Peter’s footstep and became a rapper. His son is currently signed by Young Money Entertainment.
Education: The singer was born and brought up in Bronx, New York. Here he completed his early schooling and graduation. He had his interest in music from a very early age and his high school and college reflected that passion and love.
Career: The singer started off his music career by collaborating and creating a duo with Lord Tariq. The duo self titled their band ‘Lord Tariq and Peter Gunz’. Together they only released a single album ‘Make it Reign’ which was released in 1988. They broke ties in 1999. Later Peter was seen working with Shaquille O’ Neils songs ‘Straight Playing’, ‘Best to Worst’ and ‘Can I Play’ which were all included in his album ‘You Can’t Stop the Reign’. He also appeared on Shaq’s several other albums including ‘Make this a Night to Remember’ and ‘The Way it’s Going Down’.
In his career he has done some major collaboration with Fat Joe, Mariah Carey, Big Punisher, KRS-One and Ice Cube.
Peter Gunz Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $0.6 Million US Dollars
The hip hop singer has made a good load of money from touring and stage performances during his time in the musical duo. The multi talented star is also an actor and can be seen making guest appearances in several television shows. The actor is also known to be making millions, from his hit reality television series ‘Love & Hip Hop: New York’, in which he stars with his current wife and former girlfriend, which serves a good code, for getting high TRP ratings for the show. People seem to love their love triangle, which is adding more and more dollars in Peters bank account. The net worth of this former singer is estimated to be around $0.6 million US dollars as of 2017.
Peter Gunz Business Model
Apart from his singing career and musical collaborations with other stars, Peter is also considered a popular face in the reality TV industry. He has made a name for himself, from his scandalous life choices and frequent infidelity. He is also known to make hundreds of dollars from his endorsement and sponsorship deals.
Speculations are being made about singer’s reality television show ‘Love & Hip Hop: New York’, concerning the love triangle between his wife Amina Buddafly, Peter Gunz and former love flame Tara Wallace. In a few earlier episodes of the show, Amina asked the singer for divorce, which hiked the show’s rating because of the drama it generated. He has been making headlines for his infidelity, the reality television star once stated that he never broke a relationship because of a women, he is the one who has a hard time staying loyal to his partners. Peter is expecting his 10th kid with his current wife Amina Buddafly.
The former singer has transformed his career into a reality TV actor, who doesn’t mind living his personal life in front of the camera. He knows how to attract audiences to his show and his show is popular for its drama and scandalous tendencies of the star.