Chinua Shakur: Details On Tupak Shakur’s Step Brother

By Aarone Hernandez | Published on: February 2, 2024 | Updated on: February 2, 2024
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Chinua Shakur is the step-brother of the renowned late artist Tupac Shakur. Sadly, his brother Tupac died after multiple gunshots in Las Vegas in 1996. Ever since Shakur’s fatal murder, Chinua has kept most of his life out of the media. 

So, we are today going to explore Chinua’s life after his rapper-brother death including his whereabouts and the current state of his life.

Key Takeaways

  • Chinua Shakur is famous due to his late brother, Tupac.
  • He is the son of the late infamous activist, Mutulu Shakur.
  • His mother is Makini Shakur.
  • He reportedly has a net worth of $500k.
  • Shakur now resides somewhere in the United States.

Who is ?

Shakur is the brother of Tupac Shakur, a late rapper who was considered one of the most influential artists of all time. Besides, Chinua is a native of the United States.

However, the details about his date of birth and early life are still missing. But, considering his elderly relationship with his late sibling Tupac, Chinua might be in his early 40s.

Who Are Parents?

Chinua is the son of father Mutulu Shakur, a late black Liberian activist. The mother of Shakur is yet not confirmed, although many of the online portals claim Makini Shakur as his biological mom.

After his mom and dad’s separation, his dad Mutulu went on to marry Afini Shakur, the mother of Tupac.

His Father Was Imprisoned For 60-year

His father was sentenced to 60 years in prison for his involvement in the robbery of Brink’s armored truck, where 2 policemen and a guard were murdered.

Despite his prolonged sentence, the notorious activist was released on parole within 35 years of imprisonment in Dec 2022.

Chinau Shakur's father Mutulu
Chinau’s dad Mutulu is more alive.

However, while Mutulu was still in jail was diagnosed with chronic myeloma, a blood cancer that eventually took his life 6 months later of his parole in July 2023.

How Many Siblings Does Chinua Siblings Have?

Chinua has had seven siblings including a half-sister Sekyiwa Shakur and the rest are his step-siblings; Nzingha Shakur, Takerra Allen, Mopreme Shakur, Ayize Shakur, N’Neka, and Tupac Shakur.

Chinau with his father and siblings.
Chinua has had a total of seven siblings.

Unfortunately, one of his sisters N’Neka died in March 2023 at 49.

Brother Tupac Was Killed in Gunshot

On, 7th Sept 1996, Tupac, after attaining a Mike Tyson boxing at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, was shot to death. The bullet marks on the arm, thigh, and chest, and one bullet directly into the lungs, leading Tupac to serious injury.

Chinau's step brother funeral
University Medical Center of Southern NevadaTupac’s funeral, Source: Internet

He was rushed to the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada, where the rapper died of internal bleeding on 30th Sept 1996.

Is Married?

Since Chinua is a very private person, his relationship status is still unknown. He is neither active on any social media handles nor any online portals have reported anything about his love life.

So, many tabloids say that the celebrity sibling is single and isn’t married to anyone. Meanwhile, taking his age into consideration, Shakur might be in a secret marital relationship with someone.

Net Worth

Chinua has a net worth of $500k. In the meantime, his late brother Tupac had a fortune of $200k at the time of his death.