Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist King Yellowman has an estimated net worth of $500 thousand. Born in Kingston, Jamaica 0n January 15, 1957. He gained fame in his native country in the 1980s after he released a series of popular singles. Yellowman then claimed The Tastee Talent Contest and was the first dancehall artist who was signed to a major American label when he became part of Columbia Records, with his very first studio album titled Mister Yellowman released in 1982. The DJ has also been hailed for helping reggae artists become embraced by the hip-hop community in spite of criticism for his sexually explicit lyrics. In addition, Yellowman’s well-liked single ” “Zungguzungguguzungguzeng” has been sampled by a number of artists including KRS-One, Sublime, Notorious B.I.G., Mos Def, Tupac Shakur, Talib Kweli, and Blackstar. In 1982 he was diagnosed with skin cancer and told he had only three more years to live; however, the prognosis proved incorrect and he recovered from the disease even though the surgery disfigured his face.