Fabolous is a rapper and a recording artist from America, who began his rapping career by the end of his high schooling or soon after finished it without knowing that he would be a great rapper. Fabolous’s debut album “Ghetto Fabolous” gave him a great career start. Let’s find out more about how much is Fabolous’s net worth in 2018.
Fabolous Early Life
John David Jackson was born in Brooklyn in New York City, New York, United States on November 18, 1977. There isn’t much of information about his parents and his early child days just that his parents origins are of African – American and Dominican and that he was grown in a public housing complex called Brevoort Houses. Another information on his family is that one of his sibling’s name is Paul Cain and he could be his only sibling.
For his relationship and dating life, Fabolous has been into several relationships. He dated the reality show personality and model Erica Mena, actor and model Tahiry Jose, and the model Amber Priddy.
Fabolous has been with the stylist and shoe designer Emily Bustamante since 2002. Some websites and news say that they accidentally announced that they got married, but it is not confirmed yet. Fabolous and Emily gave birth to 2 sons, Johan Jackson and Jonas Jackson.
Fabolous has been shot once, it was in 2006 in his right leg and he got treated and it is good now. He also got arrested one time for having a gun in his car but it was for his bodyguard so things went okay.
Fabolous Career, Awards & Achievement
Fabolous got invited to perform live on a radio show, either in his last year of high school or soon after he graduated or dropped out. Then, he signed to DJ Clue?’s label “Desert Storm Records” and got featured on numerous mixtapes. Fabolous stated once that back then, he wasn’t intended to be a rapper, he was just doing it for the money.
“Ghetto Fabolous” is Fabolous’s debut album which was released in 2001 by the same record label that he started his career with. The album was commercially successful debuting at 2 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and at 3 on the Billboard 200 chart both in the United States. 2 years later he released “Street Dreams” followed by “Real Talk” in 2004 and both albums were successfully ranking on top charts.
Fabolous’s first album to debut at 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart in the United States is titled “From Nothin’ to Somethin’”. His latest and most recent album was released in 2017, a collaborative album with Jadakiss titled “Friday on Elm Street”. Furthermore, Fabolous has also made a few TV movies appearances and the most popular one was in “Scary Movie 4”.
Awards & Achievements
The 2 Award winnings that Fabolous received are the BET Hip Hop Award for People’s Champ, and the BET Hip Hop Award for Best Viewer’s Choice for “Throw It in the Bag” song featuring The-Dream.
Fabolous was nominated for many awards and the most important ones to mention are the Grammy Awards. According to Grammy Awards website, his nominations including the Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group “Money Goes, Honey Stay”, Grammy Award for Album of the Year “Tha Carter III”, and the Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance “Dip It Low”.
Net Worth of Fabolous
The estimated net worth of the rapper and a recording artist Fabolous is $25 million. His millions fortune comes from the albums and singles he released, sold and performed. Fabolous estimated earnings from his debut album sales is around $1.2 million, and he earned more than $1.5 million from “Street Dreams” album.
Fabolous is one of the great rap artists who has 7 studio albums released in 2018. He didn’t know that he was going to become a rapper at the start until he released his debut album and made huge success. Fabolous is happily living with Emily Bustamante and their 2 children.