- Full Name: Jay Wayne Jenkins
- Net Worth: $15 Million
- Occupation: musician
- Marital Status: single
- Ethnicity: American
Young Jeezy Net Worth – Dozen Millions Thanks To God Rap Music
Young Jeezy is popular American rapper. Young Jeezy net worth is currently around $15 million. In addition to this gross amount, it is worth mentioning that he recently signed lucrative 3 years endorsement deal with popular sports brand Adidas, for little over $3 million per season.
Additionally, he also advertises two more brands, Celio (for $7 million) and Levi Strauss ($5 million).
How Did Young Jeezy Become Popular Rapper?
Young Jeezy was born in 1977 as Jay Wayne Jenkins and became popular in 2005 when”Soul Survivor”, single from his first album, became an instant hit. Since then, he has released three solo albums and cooperated with popular musicians such as Akon, Christina Milian, Rihanna and Usher. His music quality was recognized by profession, as he was nominated for 4 Grammy music awards. Young Jeezy’s way to rapping was quite troubled, as he grew up in extremely difficult situation, having his parent divorce while he was still a toddler, and his moving from one parent to another. During this volatile growing up, he got connected with drug dealing, living in bad neighborhood and connecting with gangs. No wonder he makes such a great, first-hand experience thug rap!
Young Jeezy owns beautiful property in Atlanta and several expensive cars, most lavished ones being Lamborghini, black Ferrari California and Bentley Mulsanne. So if you wonder how much money is Young Jeezy worth, this sum is around $15 million, and increasing yearly!
Even though Jeezy knows how to live good life (he wears $1 million platinum necklace) he is also often donating for variety of causes. When hurricane destroyed New Orleans, he opened his home for hurricane victims to provide them shelter till they manage on their own. Mother of his son used this against him when she requested higher alimony, stating that she has insufficient funds for life. Young Jeezy has two sons: Jadarius Jenkins and Shyheim Jenkins, but he is not married. He kept quite low when it comes to his love life, so we don’t have much detail about his girlfriends or mothers of his sons. Young Jeezy girlfriend of 2 years was Keyshia Cole. Their relationship allegedly broke when he proposed her and she refused to marry him. At the moment we don’t have actual information about his current girlfriend identity. There we some rumors that he is dating East European chick but doesn’t want to come out with her to public in order not to ruin his public image.
Now, what about his public image? He was arrested numerous times, for variety of reasons: first for drug dealing, then for drunk-driving, involvement in shooting in public, car crash, then there were domestic violence issues, i.e. fights with his older son…he even admitted that he threatened to kill him, but that he “didn’t actually mean it” and that it was just said in the heat of the moment. It is evident that Jeezy is leading troubled life and we wonder what will his future be like if he continues to have this much problems with law enforcement. What is your opinion about Young Jeezy lifestyle and his problems with police? Please feel free to share your opinion with us.
Some other popular celebrity rappers have also had their problems with law, such as Snoop Dog and late Tupac Shakur. Both of them had gang past that continued to cause them problems with police even when they became popular rappers. Gang issues even caused untimely death of Tupac in his 30s, when he was at prime and at the peak of popularity. We certainly do hope that Young Jeezy will calm down and settle all his private problems that obviously cause him to drink and get in trouble with police.