Jim Jones is a hip hop recording artist from the United States. He serves as the co-Chief Executive Officer of Diplomat Records. He is a member of the hip hop troupe The Diplomats. Jones has directed several music videos and was previously known as “Jimmy Jones”. He is active in several other endeavours and has also acted in films. He has released many albums in his career. Let’s find out more about how much is Jim Jones’s net worth in 2018.
Jim Jones Early Life
Joseph Guillermo Jones II, known popularly as “Jim Jones” is the son of Joseph Guillermo and Nancy Jones. He was born on 15 July 1976, in The Bronx, New York.
He went to a Catholic school but got expelled from there. He spent his childhood in Harlem.
Jim Jones has been engaged to Chrissy Lampkin since October 2011. There were rumours that he previously had encounters with Kat Sacks and Lisa Natson.
Jones has been involved in a feud with Tru-Life in 2006. In the same year, he was also involved in a feud with singer Jay Z. He has criticised ASAP Mob in 2014. In 2012, he was involved in a conflict with Azealia Banks on the social media.
Jim Jones Career, Awards & Achievement
In 2004, Jim Jones released his first album ‘On My Way to Church’. His first #1 album ‘Harlem: Diary of a Summer’ came up in 2005. It was followed by ‘Hustler’s P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment)’. He then released ‘Pray IV Reign’.
Jones’s album ‘The Rooftop’ was released in 2009. His most recent solo album ‘Capo’ was released in 2011. He has also released two compilation albums, two EPs, 17 mixtapes, and 27 singles. His singles include “We Fly High”, “Baby Girl”, “Pop Champagne”, “Perfect Day”, and “Certified Gangstas”.
He has released many albums with The Diplomats. Their album ‘Diplomatic Immunity’ was released in 2003. The following year, they came up with ‘Diplomatic Immunity 2’. The group has also released 8 mixtapes, 3 compilation albums, 8 music videos, and 9 singles.
Jim Jones has appeared in many movies like ‘Paper Soldiers’, ‘Righteous Kill’, and ‘Red Apples Falling’. His television role includes ‘Wild n’ Out’, ‘Love & Hip Hop: New York’, ‘Chrissy & Mr. Jones’, ‘Jim & Chrissy: Vow or Never’, and ‘Tales’. He was +-
a character in the video game ‘Def Jam: Icon’ released in 2007.
Additionally, Jones has also worked as a music video director. He is involved in fashion designing and has launched “Vampire Life”, a clothing line. He has appeared in the Broadway known as ‘Hip-Hop Monologues’ by Damon Dash.
Awards & Achievements
At the 2009 BET Awards, Jim Jones got nominated for the Best Collaboration. He has also received a nomination from the BET Hip Hop Awards in 2009. In 2007, the rapper was nominated for the Soul Train Music Awards in the category of Best Rap Video. He was nominated for the Urban Music Awards in 2009 for “Pop Champagne”.
Net Worth of Jim Jones
The estimated net worth of Jim Jones is more than $11 million. By being involved with The Diplomats, he found immense success. He made good money by releasing solo albums and also appeared in television and films. Jim Jones has sold many albums across the world. His fortune also comes with his involvement with sports management. He is the owner of the skating team Dipskate and is looking forward to taking the X Games. He is also a part owner of the American Arena League’s Richmond Roughriders.
Jim Jones is one of the most famous rappers in the world. He is active in several endeavours and found success in all of them. He is also a video director and has launched his own fashion line. He is very active in his career and continues to entertain us with his amazing talent.