Young Jeezy, whose real name is Jay Wayne Jenkins, is an American rapper who was born on September 28, 1977, in Columbia, South Carolina. When he was a toddler, he moved to Atlanta with his family where he still lives today. Young Jeezy has one son.
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2. Income & Salary
Young Jeezy started his career in 2001 by signing with an independent record label and later joined southern gangsta rap group Boyz N Da Hood in 2005. Also in 2005, he released his first major label album entitled ‘Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101’ on Island Def Jam Music Group records. This album proved to be extremely successful and debuted at number two on the Billboard 200. Furthermore, it was certified platinum in 2006 by the Recording Industry Association of America. In 2006, Young Jeezy released his second album entitled ‘The Inspiration’ which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. His third album, ‘The Recession’, was released in 2008 and it also debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. He released a fourth album in 2011 called ‘TM:103 Hustlerz Ambition’, which debuted at number three on the Billboard 200. In addition to his studio albums, Young Jeezy has made numerous guest appearances on other rap records. He has also been nominated for four Grammy awards.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
Young Jeezy continues to be successful in 2013. He released a compilation mix tape in August with several other artists. In addition, he announced that his next studio album will be released by 2014. Young Jeezy’s net worth is estimated at $15 million.