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Nova Rockafeller Net Worth | Real Name & Boyfriend

Nova Rockafeller Net Worth – $2 million

What is Nova Rockafeller’s net worth? Is Nova Rockafeller married?

Introduction

Nova Rockafeller (real name – Nova Leigh Paholek) is an alternative rapper who has toured with legends like Killah Priest, ICP, and American rapper R.A. The Rugged Man.

Biography

She was born on July 22, 1988, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Nova is of French, English, and Ukrainian descent.

Nova is not related to the Rockefeller family.

She was raised in Jamaica. Paholek said in an interview:

”I was born in Canada, raised in Jamaica.”

Nova said in a different interview:

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Nova Rockafeller attends Island Records Presents Island Life – @Getty

”I moved out at like 16 or 17. I was back in Canada at the time and I was living in group homes and shit.”

Paholek started keeping a journal at age 7. In addition, she started writing rhymes.

In 2011, Nova released the album Insufficient Funds. On the album, she collaborated with Brian Dales, Hot Karl, Mod Sun, Lakutis, and Nki Louise.

Rockafeller signed a partnership with Boardwalk Records, a record label founded by Neil Bogart.

In 2015, she contributed to the soundtrack for the film The Duff.

In 2017, Rockafeller began the music duo ”GFBF” with Tom MacDonald.

In 2019, Nova released an EP called – ”AMPT.”

The tracks of the album are:

  • Alexander McQueen;
  • Fall Back;
  • Graves;
  • Morphine;
  • Tragic;
  • Boy Killin;
  • Just Things;
  • We Out Here.

On January 15, 2021, Nova released her second studio album titled – ”Scared of Heights.”

On April 9, 2021, Nova, with Brandon Hart and Tom MacDonald, released an album entitled – ”As Far As The Stars.”

Husband/Boyfriend

Nova Rockafeller is not married.

In 2017, Nova Rockafeller began dating Tom MacDonald, a Canadian music producer, rapper, and singer, who has a popular YouTube channel with more than 2.33 million subscribers.

She joked in a Facebook post in April 2020: ”It’s date night.” Nova continued: ”First we are going to the couch, then we are taking a leisurely walk to the kitchen, and later tonight they will be showing a movie in the bedroom.”

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Quotes

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R.A and Nova Rockafeller attend KoleXXXion album release party – @Getty

”It’s hard balancing the business and the creative side.”

”I’ve just never really had a backup plan.”

”I want to do everything. I just love all art from web design to directing videos.”

”It’s really hard to nail me down to watch a movie.”

”Everyone told me to quit and that I didn’t have a chance.”

”I AM a more balanced person, and I don’t really punch people anymore.”

Trivia

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Nova Rockafeller attends Hits 1’s The Morning Mash Up Broadcast – @Getty

In 2017, Tom MacDonald started a GofundMe post to pay Nova’s hospital bills after she was diagnosed with a partially collapsed lung, pneumomediastinum (a rare situation that occurs when air leaks into the mediastinum), and pneumothorax (an abnormal collection of air in the pleural space between the lung and the chest wall).

During her stay in the hospital, Rockafeller was subject to numerous chest X-rays and CAT scans.

Her musical influences are Weezer, Busta Rhymes, Meg Myers, Bright Eyes, Damien Marley, Tribe Called Quest, and The Fugees.

She was on tour with Killah Priest and R.A. the Rugged Man.

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Nova Rockafeller – Net Worth

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Eric Wong, Helene, and Nova Rockafeller attend Island Records Presents Island Life At No Vacancy – @Getty

So, how much is Nova Rockafeller worth?

Rockafeller earned most of her wealth from selling copies of her albums (As Far As The Stars, Scared of Heights, and Insufficient Funds) as well as going on tour.

She started her line of jewelry, Toys on Chains, in 2012.

Nova also sells merch (hats, t-shirts, hoods, shoes, jewelry, etc.) on her website – novarockafeller.com.

On Spotify, Nova has about 322k monthly listeners.

Therefore, independent Canadian rapper Nova Rockafeller has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

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Sam

Sunday 11th of February 2024

But nova is married to a man in california and the divorce is currently pending 2024

Lisa mesna

Friday 19th of May 2023

My son introduced you and Tom to me and my husband Roger about a year a year ago and we have been hooked since. I met my husband in 2016 and married my bestfriend in 2017. When you know you met. Your other half, you know. You and Tom remind me and my husband of us, but a younger version. I'm 55 and hes 51. People dont get it anymore what a true love relationship is and the time needed to make it through all the world has to throw at you. The music you two sing about is straight up truth. Something the world don't understand, only a rare few. I pray for you both. Keep expressing the truth as it truly is. Maybe just maybe people will open their eyes and wake the f*"#$ up. Keep doing what your doing!

Hugh

Wednesday 3rd of May 2023

I love in God we trust. people are tired of the crap.

Lori Bjornstrom

Friday 26th of March 2021

I'm so glad I discovered you & Tom. You aren't much older than my daughter, but wise beyond your years. Your creativity is amazing! Keep doing what you're doing, the sky is the limit for you beautiful lady! You & Tom are in my daily prayers!

LaineeCarroll

Saturday 21st of August 2021

Absolutely. Agree! I’m 51, problems not your target audience, and you both put it all out there, vulnerable af, RISK=REWARD. Thank you

Lisa Stewart

Sunday 24th of January 2021

Nova you are so amazing. I cant wait to get my new cd and pietry book. I got my shirt yesterday. Congrats on your album and your two laters videos. Looking forward to more Nova Leigh. Much love