Young Jeezy (born Jay Wayne Jenkins) is an American rapper, actor, and business person. Jezzy got the mainstream attention with his super hit track Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101 which peaked at number #2 on the Billboard 200 chart. As of 2022, Young Jeezy net worth is estimated to be $15 million US dollars.
So, hey guys in the following article we are going to know about one of the well known American rappers, Young Jezzy. We will discuss Jeezy’s biography, sources of income, what is the exact net worth of Jeezy? and how he got attracted to music.
Jay Wayne Jenkins was born on 28th September 1977, in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. After the divorce of his parents, he moved to his grandmother’s home in Georgia with his mother.
Wayne grew up in Georgia, where he struggled throughout his childhood in poverty.
At a very young age, he got connected with many crip gang members and started taking drugs. Later, he spent over nine months in a boot camp for narcotics possession i.e. Youth Challenge Academy.
Wayne started his music career in 2001 when he released his first independent album Thuggin’ Under the Influence (T.U.I). After that, in 2003 Jeezy released another independent track Come Shop wit Me which received several positive reviews from popular music artists.
In 2004, Jeezy signed a recording contract with Bad Boy Records and also joined the group Boyz n da Hood. The group later released a self-titled album which ranked at number five on Billboard 200 album chart.
After the success of his last album, Jeezy received several recording contracts from popular record labels. But, he signed to Def Jam Records in order to be a partner in business with Stewart and Reid.
In 2005, he released the album Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101, which peaked at number #2 on the Billboard 200 chart and sold over 172,000 copies in its first week. That album became Jeezy’s first chart-topping album which earned him a huge fanbase and popularity worldwide.
And then What, Soul Survivor, My Hood the following singles from the album Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101 also ranked at number #67, #4, and #77 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. His 2006’s album The Inspiration was also a commercial success that topped the Billboard 200 album chart and sold over 350K copies in its first week.
After that, Jezzy released several super hit and chart-buster tracks which include I Luv It, Go Getta (feat. R Kelly), Say I, I’m So Paid, Hard (by Rihanna), Put On (feat. Kanye West), Love in This Club, and Lose My Mind.
How Much Is Young Jeezy Worth?
Jeezy Net Worth: According to Celebritynetworth As of 2022, the estimated net worth of Young Jeezy is roughly $15 million dollars.
He earns between $5 – $10 million every year from music sales, tours, and live concerts. Jeezy has sold over a million records worldwide.
A huge part of Young Jeezy’s Income comes from album sales, live music shows, and merchandise sales. He also makes additional millions from brand promotions, sponsorship deals, and other business ventures.
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Young Jeezy Age, Height, Wife, Salary:
- Age: 45 years
- Height: 5 ft 8 in
- Profession: Rapper, Actor
- Partner: N/A
- Nationality: United States of America
- Net Worth & Salary: $15 million