Young Jeezy, whose real name is Jay Wayne Jenkins, was born on September 8, 1977. He was born in Columbia, South Carolina, but moved to Atlanta, Georgia, as a toddler. Jeezy lived with several family members during his childhood because his parents were split, and has described his childhood as ‰ÛÏempty‰Û in an interview with XXL Magazine.
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2. Income & Salary
Tabloids have reported Jeezy‰Ûªs been romantically linked to several women throughout his career, including artist Keyshia Cole and several unnamed women. Jeezy‰Ûªs oldest and most public relationship was with Tenesha Dykes, with whom he has a 20-year-old son, Jadarius. The family ended up in the tabloids in 2012 due to an argument between father and son, which ended in Jeezy being indicted on charges of terroristic threats and assault & battery. He claims the real story was exaggerated by Dykes for attention and money. The situation is apparently only one in a long history of public drama among the family.
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3. Estimated Net Worth
Jeezy‰Ûªs music career began in 2001 when he independently released his first album, ‰ÛÏThuggin‰Ûª Under the Influence,‰Û under the name Lil J. In 2004 Jeezy‰Ûªs manager showed his demo to an the vice president of A&R at Def Jam, who passed it along to the CEO L.A. Reid. Although several labels were interesting in signing Jeezy, he chose to go with Def Jam. He has remained with them since then, releasing albums through Def Jam and his Corporate Thugz Entertainment (CTE) imprint.Young Jeezy has had a prolific recording career. As a solo artist he‰Ûªs recorded six albums, 15 mixtapes, 37 singles, and 40 music videos. He also released two albums with groups on his label, Boyz n Da Hood and United Street Dopeboyz of America (USDA). Three of his albums have gone platinum: ‰ÛÏLet‰Ûªs Get It: Thug Motivation 101,‰Û ‰ÛÏThe Inspiration,‰Û and ‰ÛÏThe Recession.‰Û His record ‰ÛÏTM: 103 Hustlerz Ambition‰Û went gold.Overall Jeezy has sold over 5.2 million albums and has put out, and been featured on, singles that regularly rank high on the Billboard charts. From 2013-2014 he brought in $1.5 million, driven by the release of his latest album ‰ÛÏSeen It All: The Autobiography,‰Û which sold over 121,000 copies in its first week and debuted at number 2 on the Billboard 200. Thanks to 10 successful years in the rap game, reports indicate Young Jeezy‰Ûªs estimated net worth in 2015 sits around $15 million.
How much is Young Jeezy’s Net Worth? $15 Million!
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