Damon Dash Biography, Age, Wife, Kids, Movies, Aaliyah, Net worth and Book

Damon Dash born as Damon Anthony Dash also known as Dame Dash, is an American entrepreneur, music producer and actor. He is best known as co-founder

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Damon Dash Biography

Damon Dash born as Damon Anthony Dash also known as Dame Dash, is an American entrepreneur, music producer and actor. He is best known as co-founder of Roc-A-Fella Records along with Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter and Kareem “Biggs” Burke

Damon Dash Age

Dash was born on May 3, 19761 in New York City. He is 48 years old as of 2019.

Damon Dash Height

Dash stands at a height of 1.78m.

Damon Dash Family

Dash was born , in New York City. He lost his mom to an asthma attack at the age of 15. Damon took up odd jobs to afford some of his needs including shoes and clothing.  Dash swept the floors of a local barbershop and sold newspapers in order to buy sneakers and shirts as a teenager. In order to get a better education, Dash was sent to attend a private school.

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Damon Dash Wife | Damon Dash Kids

In the summer of 2000 through his accountant in New York City Dash met R&B singer Aaliyah and dated her until her death on August 25, 2001 in a plane crash in The Bahamas. Despite that  they were not formally engaged, in interviews given after Aaliyah’s death, Dash stated that they  had planned to marry.

In 2005 Dash married fashion designer Rachel Roy. The two met when Rachel  was working as an intern at Rocawear.  They have two daughters, Ava Dash  who was born on December 7, 1999 and Tallulah Dash  who was born May 14, 2008. After their divorce in 2009, they had a bitter custody battle.  Roy accused Dash of domestic abuse and filed for a restraining order in April 2015 . Roy was granted  sole custody of both daughters.  Roy and her daughters  were granted  a three-year restraining order against Dash by the court.   Dash days later, he  filed a $2.5 million claim against Roy in asserted damage for allegedly mishandling their joint fashion business, Royale Etenia.

Damon Dash Son | Damon Boogie Dash

Dash has a son, Dame “Boogie” Dash, with former girlfriend Linda Williams. He was ordered in 2014, to pay Williams $50,000 for causing her to be prosecuted on harassment charges in 2009.  His son Boogie stars in the reality television show Growing Up Hip Hop.  Dash also has another son, Lucky, born in 2004.

Damon Dash Movies

  • Fresh Dressed (Movie)
  • Death Of A Dynasty (Movie)
  • State Property II (Movie)
  • Fade To Black (Movie)
  • When Will I Be Loved (Movie)
  • State Property (Movie)
  • Paid In Full (Movie)
  • Highlander: Endgame (Movie)
  • Backstage (Movie)

TV Shows

  • Growing Up Hip Hop (TV Show)
  • VH1 Family Therapy with Dr. Jenn (TV Show)
  • Music Moguls (TV Show)
  • Ultimate Hustler (TV Show)

Damon Dash Net Worth

Dash has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Damon Dash Book

Culture Vultures
Culture Vultures is an inside look at the creative and business genius behind some of America’s greatest talents and fashion lines. Through a series of candid interviews over the span of 10 years, Kenyatta Griggs ask compelling and insightful questions that will help shed light on the music mogul, the father, and the man better known as Dame Dash.

Damon Dash And Jay Z | Damon Dash Businesses | Ceo Damon Dash

At Roc-A-Fella Records Dash served as Jay-Z’s former manager and business partner . In 1999  he organized a tour for Jay-Z which made $19 million. Their relationship was damaged as a result of two subsequent events. The first was in 2004 when Roc-A-Fella Records was purchased by Def Jam Recordings (which had previously only owned half of the company) , after which Jay-Z agreed to take a job as Def Jam’s president. In late 2005, Jay-Z bought Dash out of his stake in Rocawear. It was announced in April 2014 that Dash is also involved with Blind Debit, a fingerprint payment application being developed by Dez White.

Damon Dash And Stacey Dash

He is the  first cousin is to Stacey the actress and former talk show host.

Damon Dash House

Damon expressed gratitude after his Los Angeles pad miraculously survived a blazing wildfire in 2018. According to Dame, his residence in Los Angeles was threatened by the wildfire, which is consuming the equivalent of 100 football fields per minute in some areas.

Thankfully for Damon, his house managed to remain standing, even though the homes in the other area were completely burned to the ground.

Damon Dash house

Damon Dash Interview On the Death of Aaliyah

Dame revealed in a new interview with The Real, that he believes he could have prevented the whole thing if he had been there. “There is no chance that, if I was there, we would have been on that plane,” he told The Real host Jeannie Mai, “So it would have never happened that way.”

He continued  to say that he warned Aaliyah about going to the Bahamas, where she was traveling to film her video for “Rock the Boat.” “Down to the last Blackberry that we had, before she went there, she was like, ‘Yo, I don’t like that plane.’ And I was like, ‘Don’t get on it.’ And she was just like, ‘You know, I gotta do it.’ You know, it was a complicated situation, but she had to go do that video.”

Dash  later insisted to Mai that he would have made sure the usual G5 jet was there to take her home. “I wouldn’t have got on that plane, you know what I’m saying? So it probably would have been different. But you know, everything happens for a reason,” he said. “You know, and what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger and you just gotta deal with the cards that life deals you.”

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