Rayful Edmond Net Worth : $50 Million
An American Former Drug Kingpin
Source of Wealth
Years of Experience
40 years plus (approximately)
Date of Birth
November 26, 1964
Rayful’s Income & Total Net Worth
Rayful Edmond III is an American drug trafficker. His entire net worth can be estimated at up to $50 million. When Rayful was in the business, he used to earn $300 million on yearly basis. He used to pay between $1,000 and $5,000 per week to his runners.
Rayful was the one, who introduced the crack cocaine into Washington, D.C., United States. He began selling drugs, especially crack cocaine and became a millionaire by the time, he turned 22. He began partying and spent his money lavishly, and created a very luxurious lifestyle for himself.
Rayful was just 9 years old when he started selling drugs. Because of his drug business, Rayful became a millionaire when he was 22 years old. He invested $457,619 in Georgetown store, named Linea Pitti, specializing in Italian men’s clothing. He also used to hold 60% of the Washington D.C.’s drug trade market.
Rayful was featured in season 2 (episode 9) of “American Gangster”. He also played an important role in a book, named Rayful Edmond. He was also featured in a documentary film, named The Life of Rayful Edmond.
Properties: Private Fortunes
Rayful was the owner of several expensive cars, like Porches, BMWs, Range Rovers, Pathfinders, Mercedes Benz and many other cars. Apart from that Rayful had several branded clothes, like Versace, Hugo Boss, Valentino, and Ralph Lauren.
Rayful was a very excellent student and a good basketball player. He entered into the drug trade when he was just 9 years old. Rayful wanted to earn quick money, so he started selling cocaine at the age of 18, and dropped his college. Rayful knew the neighborhood and the area very well, so he created some routes in order to escape police and called it “The Strip”. He introduced other forms of cocaine, which is formally known as “crack cocaine” (a smokable form of cocaine) to Washington D.C. He found the market full of addictive customers. Rayful met a drug dealer in Las Vegas. He bought cocaine from this dealer at very low prices and sold it in Washington D.C.’s market. Later, Rayful pulled in his other siblings in his drug empire and by the time he turned 21, Rayful was a millionaire. Rayful was the drug trader, who used to hold 60% of the city’s market. Till this time, Rayful killed almost 30 people in a drug war. Because of the drug trafficking and murders, the crimes in the city were doubled, and Rayful became the police’s prime target. Police collected all the evidences and arrested him. He was arrested along with his other siblings and mother. For his trial, he was taken to the Federal Court House every day through a helicopter. The identities of judicial officials were kept hidden, and arrangements were made to make their seating area bulletproof. Rayful was charged with controlling a drug empire, killing 30 people, illegally employing a person less than 18 years of age and illegal utilization of communication facilities. Rayful was sentenced to lifetime imprisonment. From prison, Rayful managed to control his empire. When the police got to know about this, they started wiretapping his calls, but the instructions were in a code language. The police wanted to decode his instructions, so they approached Rayful. Rayful, on the other hand, made a condition to release his mother. His mother was released, and he was moved to jail’s witness protection program. He became a government informant.