J Cole (born Jermaine Lamarr Cole) is an American popular rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He has released more than five number-one albums on the US Billboard 200 album chart and won many prestigious music awards which include a Grammy Award. In 2021, J Cole net worth roughly stands at $60 million US dollars.
So, hey guys in the following article we are going to know about one of the most popular and best-selling hip-hop music artists, J Cole. We will discuss J Cole’s biography, sources of income, what is the exact net worth of J Cole? and how he started his music career.
Jermaine Lamarr Cole was born on 28 January 1985, in Frankfurt, West Germany. His father was a US Army officer and mother, Kay Cole was a postal worker at the United States Postal office.
At the age of one, he moved to Fayetteville with his mother and older brother. Cole started singing from the age of two and decided two pursue his career in the music industry.
After completing graduation he moved to New York City in the search for music contracts. Where he attended St. John’s University in computer science and also worked part-time jobs like ad salesman, bill collector to support himself.
In 2009, J Cole released his mixtape The Warm Up which was a good start of his music career as the mixtape reviews many positive reviews. That year, he also got a chance to appear on Jay-Z‘s album The Blueprint 3.
After that, Cole featured on Wale’s album Attention Deficit and Back to the Feature mixtape. In 2010, Cole worked with Drake as a supporting artist on the Light Dreams and Nightmares UK Tour. And at the same time, he produced the song “HiiiPoWer” for Kendrick Lamar’s album Section 80.
In 2011, Cole released his first studio album Cole World: The Sideline Story which peaked at number one position on the US Billboard 200 album chart and R&B Hip-Hop chart. That album sold over 200K copies in its first week and certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
His 2013’s album Born Sinner and 2014’s album Forest Hills Drive both reached at the number one position on all the three popular album charts i.e. Billboard 200 album chart, US Rap chart, and R&B Hip-Hop chart. With his consecutive top albums, Cole gained worldwide attention and a huge fanbase.
Besides these hit albums, Cole has also released many chart-buster singles. That includes Can’t Get Enough, 4 Your Eyez Only (4th album), Nobody’s Perfect, Crooked Smile, Deja Vu, Power Trip, and Neighbors.
Cole is one of the most popular and best-selling music artists of all time. And has won numerous prestigious awards and nominations including BET Hip Hop Award, Billboard Music Award, three Soul Train Music Award and a Grammy Award.
How Much Is J Cole Worth?
J Cole Net Worth: According to Celebritynetworth, As of 2021, the estimated net worth of J Cole is roughly $60 million dollars.
In 2019, he earned over $30 million from album sales, music events, music tours, and television appearances. While in between 2017 and 2018 he earned a total of $36 million from various sources.
A huge part of J Cole’s income comes from music shows, album sales, live music concerts, and other television shows. He also earns his other millions from brand promotions, commercial ads, and other business ventures.
J Cole Earnings by years:
- 2014: $7 million
- 2015: $11 million
- 2016: $14 million
- 2017: $19 million
- 2018: $36 million
- 2019: $30 million
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- Age: 36 years
- Height: 6 ft 3 in
- Profession: Rapper, Musician, Record Producer
- Spouse: Melissa Heholt
- Nationality: United States of America
- Net Worth: $60 million