J. Cole is a successful record producer and one of the most real successful rappers in the hip-hop scenes. He is among those rappers with formidable mic skills, but surprisingly he slips under the radar when a list of most popular rappers is released.
His style of music goes contrary to many rappers who brag about money and what it can do for you, but J. Cole raps about it negativity.so how has he made his net worth figures yet he is not on the list of most discussed MC. Keep reading to know more about J. Cole’s net worth in 2018.
J. Cole Early Life
Born Jermaine Lamarr Cole he is the son of the German mother and an African American father. He was brought to this world in 1985 and has a brother by the name Zach Cole .J. Cole was raised up in North Carolina where he went for his elementary education and high school education before joining St. John’s University for a diploma in communication and business.
Cole love for music started at an early age, and he could rap at the age of 12 where he some production under the name Therapist with a local group Bomm Sheltuh.
Cole is a father to a baby daughter who was born in 2016 by his wife, Melissa Heholt. Melissa used to be a student at St. John’s University.
J. Cole Career, Awards & Achievement
Before venturing into music, Cole was a newspaper salesman, a file clerk, and a bill collector. His career in music kicked off when he released The Come Up mixtape, second mixtape in 2009 The Warm Up followed by Friday Night Lights in 2010.
He collaborated with several musicians such as Jay Z, Wales, Talib Kweli, B.o.B’s, Drake, Trey Songs, Kanye West among others before releasing his debut album Cole World: The Sideline Story (2011). The album debuted to position one on Billboard 200 and currently its certified gold and has sold over 800,000 copies as of today.
His second studio album Born Sinner was released in 2013 accompanied by 2 EP,s Truly Yours 2 (2013) Truly Yours 3 (2013). The album debuted at position two on Billboard 200 chart selling over 795k copies. Some of the songs in the album are “Crooked Smile,” “She Knows” and “Forbidden Fruit.”
Some of the other studio albums he has released are 2014 Forest Hills Drive (2014), and 4 Your Eyez Only (2016). He has also released one Live Album Forest Hills Drive: Live (2016) and compilation album Revenge of the Dreamers II (with Dreamville) (2015).
Apart from music he is also an actor and has been featured in several films and television shows such as Eyez 2016, J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only 2016 and Raising Bertie in 2017.
Awards & Achievements
J. Cole has been nominated for several awards, but the ones he has won are 5 BET Hip Hop Awards and 1 Billboard Music Award.
Net Worth of J. Cole
J. Cole has a net worth amounting to $24 million. His net worth fortune has been as a result of huge sales of his music. Let ’s not also forget as a celebrity he endorses several brands that contribute to his overall net worth figure. Another income-generating activity is his tours that generate a reasonable amount of cash. As a businessman, he is a minor shareholder in Tidal.
J. Cole might not look at the monetary gain which has come along as a result of his hard work and may incline to look at the impact of his music, but no one can dispute he is a star in the rap world. We are looking forward to J. Cole 2018 and see how he will approach the issue of cementing his legacy.