Dawit Asghedom is an American who is popularly known as the father of deceased American rapper, Nipsey Hussle. Dawit is a war refugee who came to the United States of America after fleeing a then-ongoing war in Eritrea, East Africa.
Dawit liked spending time with his son, Nipsey. He often helped him out at his clothing store where he often manned the counter at the store, greeting customers and helping them.
Dawit Asghedom Age and Birthday
Details about Dawit’s date of birth are not known, he likes to keep his matters away from the public eye hence making it difficult to know his exact age. This section will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Dawit Asghedom Height and Weight
Dawit Asghedom appears to be quite tall in his photos. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.
Dawit Asghedom Parents
After doing our research, details about his parents are not available and it is also not known if he/she has any siblings.
Dawit Asghedom Wife | Married
Dawit married an African American woman upon fleeing Eritrea, Angelique Smith, Nipsey’s mother. Both Dawit and Angelique were divorced in the year 1987.
During Nipsey’s memorial, Angelique shared details on how her life including that she had survived rough childhood and was assaulted during her marriage before raising her sons as a single mother in the Crenshaw District of Los Angeles.
Dawit Asghedom Children
Dawit and Angelique Smith were blessed with three children; Nipsey Hussle, Samiel Asghedom and Samantha Smith ( a skin therapist and an entrepreneur). He also has two grandchildren who are both Nipsey’s children; Kross Asghedom and Emani Asghedom.
Dawit Asghedom Nipsey Hussle
Ermias Joseph Asghedom, born on August 15, 1985 – March 31, 2019, known professionally as Nipsey Hussle (often stylized as Nipsey Hu$$le), was an American rapper, activist, and entrepreneur.
Emerging from the West Coast hip hop scene in the mid-2000s, Hussle independently released his first mixtape, Slauson Boy Volume 1, to moderate local success, which led to him being signed to Cinematic Music Group and Epic Records.
Nipsey attended Hamilton High School in the nearby Castle Heights neighborhood but dropped out before graduating. At the age of 14, Asghedom left home and joined the local Rollin 60’s Neighborhood Crips, a sub-group of the larger Crips gang primarily based in his home neighborhood of Crenshaw.
At the age of 19, Asghedom’s father took both him and his brother Samuel on a trip to Eritrea, East Africa for three months in 2004. Asghedom credited the trip with inspiring him to become a community activist with an “entrepreneurial spirit”
Nipsey Hussle Death
On March 31, 2019, Hussle was shot at least 10 times in the parking lot of his store, Marathon Clothing, in South Los Angeles at about 3:19 p.m. Gunshot wounds included a shot to his right chest, a shot that entered into his abdomen near his navel and severed his spine, a gunshot wound to the right side of his back that penetrated his chest and struck his lung, and a gunshot wound to “the posterior top” of his scalp.
Two others were wounded in the shooting. All three victims were transported to a hospital, where Hussle was pronounced dead at 3:55 p.m. He was 33 years old. Rapper GBO Gaston claimed to have killed Nipsey Hussle on an Instagram post before the suspected perpetrator was arrested. Police have identified 29-year-old Eric Ronald Holder Jr. as the suspect. His father, Dawit, did not speak out in public about his death until his funeral,
Dawit Asghedom Facts and Body Measurements
Here are some interesting facts you don’t want to miss about Dawit Asghedom;
- Full Name: Dawit Asghedom
- Age/ How Old?: Not available
- Date of Birth: Not Available
- Place of Birth: Eritrea, East Africa
- Education: Not Available
- Birthday: Not Available
- Nationality: Eritrean
- Father’s Name: Not Available
- Mother’s Name: Not Available
- Siblings: Not Available
- Married?: Angelique Smith (divorced)
- Children/ Kids: Nipsey Hussle, Samiel Asghedom and Samantha Smith
- Height/ How tall?: Not Available
- Weight: Not Available
- Profession: Entrepreneur
- Net worth: Not Available
Dawit Asghedom Net Worth
Dawit has not revealed his net worth. He is a simple person and never likes to attract public attention by publicly displaying his wealth. However, this section is under review, we will update you when details about his net worth are revealed.
Who is Dawit Asghedom?
Dawit Asghedom is an American immigrant who is popularly known as Nipsey Hussle’s father
How old is Dawit Asghedom?
Dawit has not shared his date of birth with the public, as it is not documented anywhere as of 2020.
How tall is Dawit Asghedom?
Dawit has not shared his height with the public. His height will be listed once we have it from a credible source.
Is Dawit Asghedom married?
Yes, he was married to Angelique Smith, but are currently divorced. The date of their marriage is not known. They have three children. They lived together in Los Angeles together with their children.
How much is Dawit Asghedom worth?
Asghedom has not yet revealed his net worth. We will update this section when we get and verify information about the wealth and properties under his name.
Where does Dawit Asghedom live?
He is a resident of Crenshaw, Los Angeles, California, USA. We shall upload pictures of her house as soon as we have them.