Icewear Vezzo is an American rapper who has a net worth of $1 Million. He came to popularity after releasing his breakthrough debut mixtape “The Clarity” in 2012.
From that point on he continued to release a series of Clarity mixtapes which earned him a lot of recognition. Icewear is one of the newest mainstream rappers in the music industry who is following in the footsteps of high-profile artists including Eminem and Big Sean.
His music eventually caught the attention of labels and Vezzo wound up signing with Motown and Quality Control record labels. Following his success in Detroit’s music scene, he began collaborating with other artists which allowed him to earn mainstream traction.
What is Icewear Vezzo’s Net Worth?
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Chivez Smith aka Icewear Vezzo was born on October 31st, 1989, in Detroit, Michigan, USA. After spending a handful of years there, the family relocated to the east side of Detroit when Vezzo was 5 years old. In this new place, he found himself in a number of street activities including selling drugs.
By the age of 8, he began exploring the world of music and was writing his first rhymes at the age of 12. Two years later, Veezo tried his hand at a few odd jobs to earn some money, like working at retail stores.
At the age of 19 years old, Vezzo dropped out of college after selling weed. When he was busy running his business, his other interest in his life was music. As a kid, he used to record Jay-Z’s songs and then played them on repeat so he can memorize the lyrics.
Icewear Vezzo’s first rap under the name Lil C, but over the years his moniker would change. From Lil C he evolved into Young Vez and then released a mixtape called “Young Vez”. Later he changed his Twitter handle and both his tape at his manager’s request and from that point forward people started calling himself Icewear.
In 2012, he dropped his first series of mixtapes known as “The Clarity”. The following year, he released his second Volume titled “The Clarity 2” with the series which includes one of his early breakthrough tracks “Money Phone”.
By the time “The Clarity 3: Fully Blown” landed on the Billboard Heatseekers chart in 2014, he earned mainstream success. Next year his fourth mixtape “Clarity 4: I Can’t Fall Off” came out with a hit track “Moon Walken”. He dropped his full-length mixtape mixtape “Moon Walken” in 2016.
In September 2021, he released his full-length project “Rich Off Pints 2” which boasts appearances from the likes of Moneybagg Yo and Future.
That album became successful, peaking at #34 on the Independent Albums chart as well as debuting a the top of the Heatseekers chart. Vezzo followed that up by releasing the final installment “Rich Off Pints 3” which debuted at #3 on the Heatseekers chart.
In October 2018, Vezzo signed with Motown Records, becoming Detroit’s first native hip-hop act to join the formerly prestigious Powerhouse. Under the records, Icewear released “Clarity 6” in December 2018, featuring Kash Doll. He also dropped the single “Balance” featuring Big Sean in Feb 2019.
He released projects including “Price Goin Up” as well as the first volume of “Robbin Season” with their assistance. Soon after, Vezzo entered the most commercially successful period of his career by releasing hit singles like “Sit Down” and “Champions” with Babyface Ray in 2020.
Vezzo also collaborated with rapper Lil Durk for his single “Up The Scoe”. He made a new deal with “Quality Control Music” in August 2022. That same time he teamed up with rapper Kodak Black to release his track “It’s All On U”.
In December 2022, Vezzo’s Gangsta Grillz mixtape “Paint the City” came out, which contains a single “One Time” ft, Jeezy. The guest appearances came from artists Future, 2 Chainz, Peezy, G.T, Kodak Black, and Jeezy.
Despite the music, Icewear is a successful businessman and launched his media production firm named “Iced Up Records”. With the help of his company, the rapper began producing movies like “Price of Love”.
In April 2016, Vezzo was arrested in Detroit, and sentenced to 2 years in prison after pleading guilty to felony gun charges. After 20 months spent locked up, Vezzo was a free man once again.
Icewear Vezzo has been married to his longtime girlfriend “Kiara Marie”. The couple first met during high school and later started their relationship. After dating for over a decade, the two tied the knot in October 2016. Vezzo and Kiara also have a son Vito Smith and a daughter named Navy Smith.
- Mercedes Benz-S-Class
- Range Rover
- Rolls Royce Wraith
- Rolls Royce Cullinan
- The Clarity (Mixtape, 2012)
- The Clarity 3: Fully Blown (Mixtape, 2014)
- Moon Walking (Mixtape, 2016)
- Rich Off Pints (Mixtapes)
- Money Phone (Song, 2012)
- Up the Sco (Song, 2021)
- High Off Pints (Album, 2021)
- Rich Off Pints 2 (Album, 2021)
Icewear Vezzo Net Worth
Icewear Vezzo is one of Detroit’s most appreciated artists. The rapper hit a massive milestone after releasing numerous successful projects.
In Feb 2023, he uploaded the music video for the song “Rob Who” on his YouTube channel. That video garnered almost 2 million views within one month of its release.
He mainly earns from music such as releasing new tracks, as well as his newly launched media production company “Iced Up Records”. As of 2023, Icewear Vezzo’s net worth is estimated to be $1 Million.
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