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Sway Calloway, born on the 23rd of August 1970, is an American rapper, producer and host, popularly known as one half of the team Sway & King Tech, and a prominent reporter for MTV.
So how much is Calloway’s net worth? As of early 2016, it is reported by sources to be $5 million, gained mostly from his albums, and television and radio shows.

Calloway grew up in Oakland, California and has always had a passion for performing. Calloway became a local celebrity on San Francisco’s Pier 39, known for being a rapper and battling in b-boy performances. After high school, he met DJ King Tech and they started to perform as a team in various clubs and events in their hometown.

Sway Calloway Net Worth $5 Million

The two started to release independent albums, until Giant Records noticed their work, and the discovery of the duo led to their album “Concrete Jungle” in 1990. The success of their first major album led to their new project: disc jockeys on their own radio program. Their show “The Wake Up Show” started broadcasting in the Bay area, and eventually made its way through the airwaves of San Francisco, Chicago and even in Los Angeles. The show features the newest songs, and also interviews famous and even up-and-coming celebrities and artists. Their net worth continued to rise.

The success of their radio show not only increased their net worth but also opened new doors of opportunities. Interscope Records approached the duo to work with them in releasing another album. In 1999, their second album “This or That” was released, featuring various hip hop artists including Eminem, Xzibit and RZA. The album was a success, gaining wide recognition.

In 2000, MTV reached out to Calloway to be part of their network as one of its correspondents. This career move increased Calloway’s popularity and net worth and also made him a prominent personality in the world of music. Calloway began hosting shows like “Total Request Live” and “Direct Affect”, and later on became one of MTV’s regular reporter in live events such as the MTV Video Music Awards.

However, in 2005, aside from the release of their third album “Back 2 Basics” under their own record label Bolo Entertainment, Calloway ended his contract with MTV without any plans of renewing it. However, in 2006 Calloway changed his mind and signed another contract with MTV under the condition that he would be able to produce and bring new projects to the network.

With his successful run in music and the popularity and influence of his shows on radio and television, Calloway’s fame and reputation grew, making him one of the most prominent icons in the industry. He was able to interview well known personalities from music icons like 50 Cent, Kanye West and Jay-Z to name a few and was also given the chance to interview many political leaders including Ed Gillespie, Hillary Clinton, John McCain, Mitt Romney, Ron Paul and even US President Barack Obama.

Today, Calloway is the host of his own radio show “Sway in the Morning”. The program started in June of 2011, and airs Mondays through Fridays on SiriusXM channel 45.

In his personal life, Sway Calloway keeps most elements private, but cannot hide 16 year-old daughter Kayoni, although other details are mysterious.


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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Empire 2015 TV Series Sway Calloway
Ether Battle Rap 2014 Video SWAY - Commentator
The Boondocks 2007 TV Series Sway
The Parkers 2001 TV Series Cory

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Kanye West: College Dropout - Video Anthology 2005 Video documentary special thanks - segment "Two Words"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mac Dre: Legend of the Bay 2015 Documentary completed Himself (voice)
Sama'an Ashrawi's All-Star Tribute to U.G.K. 2013 Documentary completed Sway
Top Five 2014 Himself
Total Ariana Live 2014 TV Movie Himself
Frankie Cutlass: 20 Years of the Hip Hop Anthem 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself
RapFix Live 2010-2014 TV Series Himself
Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave 2014 TV Series Himself - Host
MTVU Woodie Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Himself
Battle of the Year 2013 Himself
MTV and VH1 Grammy Night Live 2013 TV Special Himself - Host
The Big and Best of 2012 2012 TV Movie Himself - Host
Restore the Shore 2012 TV Movie Himself - Host
Black Girls Rock! 2012 2012 TV Movie Himself
Ask Obama Live 2012 TV Movie Himself
The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell 2012 TV Series Himself
Hip Hop Homecoming 2012 TV Movie Himself
2012 MTV Video Music Awards Pre-Show 2012 TV Special Himself - MTV Correspondent (as Sway Calloway)
MTV2 Sucker Free 2011 TV Series Himself - Host
Big Morning Buzz Live with Nick Lachey 2011 TV Series Himself - Panelist
MTV Video Music Awards 2011 Pre-Show 2011 TV Special Himself - MTV Correspondent
MTV News 2008-2011 TV Series Himself - Host
Business as Usual: The Exploitation of Hip Hop 2011 Documentary Himself
2011 MTV Movie Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
The Mo'Nique Show 2011 TV Series Himself
Britney Spears: I Am the Femme Fatale 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
Monika's Day 2010 Short Himself
Nicki Minaj: My Time Now 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
Big Time Rush 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
A Conversation with President Obama 2010 TV Movie Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 2010 Pre Show 2010 TV Special Himself - MTV Correspondent
Follow Me: The Search for the First MTV TJ 2010 TV Movie Himself
2010 MTV Movie Awards 2010 TV Special Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 2009 Pre-Show 2009 TV Special Himself
FM 2009 TV Series Himself
Damaged: A Making the Band Special 2009 TV Movie Himself
Ghostride the Whip 2008 Video documentary Himself - Narrator (voice)
The Final Chapter 2008 Documentary Himself
The Boondocks 2005-2007 TV Series Himself
MTV VMA Pre Show Royale 2007 TV Special Himself - Host
MTV News Presents: The Hottest MCs in the Game 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
MTV News Presents: The Greatest Hip-Hop Groups of All Time 2007 TV Movie Himself
Stomp the Yard 2007 Himself
Reality Check: Junior M.A.F.I.A. vs. Lil' Kim 2006 Video documentary Himself
MTV Movie Awards 2006 Pre-Show 2006 TV Special Himself - Host
Diary 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
Rock the Bells 2006 Documentary Himself - Host
The Hip Hop Project 2006 Documentary Himself
My Block: Puerto Rico 2006 TV Movie documentary Host
Pimpalation: Return of the Trill 2006 Documentary Himself
MTV News Presents: Growing Up Black in America 2006 TV Movie documentary Host
MTV News: All Up in the Grammys 2006 2006 TV Movie Himself - Host
MTV News Presents: The Greatest Hip-Hop MC's of All Time 2006 TV Movie Himself
Hood Hoops 2005 Video documentary
Decade of Destruction 2005 Video documentary Sway
Monsta' Mode: A Day in the Life of True Hip Hop Dancers 2005 Video documentary
Live 8 2005 TV Special documentary Himself
2005 MTV Movie Awards 2005 TV Special Himself
MTV Movie Awards 2005 Pre-Show 2005 TV Special Himself - Interviewer
Be 2005 Video documentary short Interviewer
My Block: Houston 2005 TV Movie Himself
MTV News: All Up in the Grammys 2005 2005 TV Movie Himself - Host
The Evolution of Eminem 2004 TV Movie documentary Himself - Interviewer
2004 MTV Video Music Awards Pre-Show by the Shore 2004 TV Special Himself - Host
MTV Movie Awards 2004 Pre-Show 2004 TV Special Himself - Co-Host
MTV Backstage at the Grammys 2004 2004 TV Special Himself - Host
MC Battle II: The Takeover in Times Square 2003 TV Movie Himself - Host
Jennifer Lopez: The Reel Me 2003 Video Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 2003 2003 TV Special Himself
MTV Video Music Awards Opening Act 2003 TV Special Himself - Host
MC Battle 2003 TV Special Himself
Paper Chasers 2003 Documentary Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 2002 2002 TV Special Himself - VJ
MTV Video Music Awards Opening Act 2002 TV Special Himself - Host
Chart Attack 2002 TV Series Himself
Total Request Live 2001 TV Series Himself
MTV Video Music Awards Opening Act 2001 TV Special Himself - Host
Grab the Mic: 20 Years of Hip-Hop on MTV 2001 TV Movie documentary Host
Def Jam Uncensored 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself - Host
Direct Effect 2000 TV Series Himself (2000-)
Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme 2000 Documentary Himself
Pete Rock: Soul Survivor 1998 Video short Himself
U 1995 TV Series Himself (music artist)

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Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Boondocks 2008 TV Series Himself
Freedom Fries: And Other Stupidity We'll Have to Explain to Our Grandchildren 2006 Video documentary Himself (as Sway Calloway)

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