Mannie Fresh has been making headlines for his concert with Juvenile Tiny, which has been a hit amongst his fans. Another reason for the music producer being in the headlines for selling his entire catalogue to Reservoir Media.
Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on March 20, 1969, Mannie Fresh, originally Bryon Otto Thomas, is a professional rapper and American record producer. Bryon has been a part of the music industry for a long time since he started to work in early 1984. Bryon was brought up in New Orleans and was influenced by DJ Sabu, his father into music and hip hop.
Mannie achieved his high-school degree from Joseph S. Clark Preparatory High School. Mannie began his partnership with MC Gregory D, a rapper, in the late 1980s. In 1987, the duo released their first album titled Throwdown, which proved to be a massive success.
Later the two released two more albums together in the late 1980s and early 1990s. In 1993, Bryon was given the opportunity by Bryan Williams to become an in-house producer for Cash Money Records, his record label.
Bryson made the top of the charts with Thomas’s help for the Hot Boys, composed of Lil Wayne, Turk and B.G. Thomas and Williams partnered together to form the Big Tymers, with their respective stage names being Birdman and Mannie Fresh. Bryon released his solo album in 2004, titled The Mind If Mannie Fresh.
Mannie’s first album consisted of 30 tracks and featured Real Big, which became an instant hit. Bryon split from Cash Money in 2005 and joined Def Jam South for financial reasons. Bryon released Return Of The Ballin, his second solo album, on 27 October 2009.
Some of the notable tracks featured in Bryon’s first album were Chubby Boy, Pussy Power, We Fresh, Go With Me, Lady Lady, How We Ride, Not Tonight, Real Big, Tell It Like It Is, and Fight Song. Some notable tracks featured in Bryon’s second album were Real Big, The DJ, and Mayor Song. Bryon is single as of 2023, and the music producer doesn’t have any kids even though he is in his late 50s.
Mannie Fresh’s Net Worth-
Bryon enjoys an estimated net worth of $15 M, most of which he has earned through his successful career as a rapper and a music producer. Mannie became a household name after his productions Cash Money Record tracks started to release. Mannie is speculated to enjoy an annual salary of $1.5M with a monthly income of $1,50,000.
Mannie’s net worth increased drastically from $10.0 M in 2018 to $15 M in 2023 after he began producing songs for Cash Money Record. Mannie enjoys a massive social media following with 800K followers, which he uses to his advantage. Maine uses his Instagram page to promote his upcoming songs and concerts to gain the attention of his fans thus increasing the sale of his concert tickets.
Bryon also does brand collaboration with television series to promote them on his page. In 1997 Bryon earned $100,000 from the sale of his album titled How You Luv That. In 2000 $100,000 Mannie earned an estimated amount of $1,000,000 from the sale of his album titled I Got That Work.
In 2002 Bryon earned an estimated amount of $1,000,000 from the sale of his album titled Hood Rich, and In 2003 Mannie earned an estimated amount of $500,000 from the sale of his album Big Money Heavyweight. Mannie is a motorhead with a collection of luxurious cars including a 1965 Ford Mustang worth $61,665 and a 1956 Chevrolet Corvette worth $32,667.
Bryon has a YouTube channel with 55.7 K subscribers which helps him in supplementing his income thus contributing to his overall net worth. Bryon promotes his upcoming songs on his YouTube channel to get to his fans.
Mannie Fresh’s Controversy-
Mannie Fresh has been one of the least controversial personalities in Hollywood with his calm and easygoing personality. Still, Mannie became a part of the controversy when Cash Money and he were planning a settlement after Fresh accused them of pay disparity. Mannie has stated his regrets about the way Cash Money has treated and represented the Hip Hop culture to the public.
Fresh has stated he percieved hip-hop as a form of education and expressed his regret for it becoming invisible. Mannie sued the record label for an undisclosed sum which got settled in mid-2006. Mannie stated he wanted to do more than what the label allowed. Fresh has been open about having difficulties getting royalties for his work in the past with the record label.