Joey Badass is a celebrated rapper, producer as well as the actor who is of the American Origin. Badass is best known as one of the founding members of Pro Era group. Also, for his appearance in Mr. Robot series. In addition to that, his hit albums such as B4.DA. $$ increased his fame. Now let’s have a close look on Joey Badass’s net worth in 2018.
Joey Badass Early Life
Joey Badass was born in 1995 on 20th January as Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott. His birthplace was Brooklyn, New York City, New York. However, he grew up in Bed-Stuy. The origin of his family regarding his mother’s side was the Island of St. Lucia, Caribbean. On the other hand, his paternal side originated from Jamaica.
Time passed by and he reached the school-going age. Consequently, Badass’ parents took him to the Edward R. Murrow High School. Initially, his interest was in acting. He shifted to music later. By the time he was in the 9th grade, rapping was his best.
Joey Badass Career
Joey’s career roadmap began in October 2010. At that point, he did not know that it was going to be his breakthrough. Badass uploaded a video to YouTube. After World Start Hip Hop uploaded it again it, Jonny Shipes noticed him. Jonny is the Cinematic Music Group’s president. He was Joey’s first manager.
His initial professional name was JayOhVee. While under the name, he formed a band titled Progressive Era often shortened to Pro Era. Other members included CJ Fly, Powers Pleasant as well as Capital Steez. They released their first mixtape called The Secc$ Tap.e in February 2012. That same year, he and Capital Steez recorded a video for Survival Tactics and released it via PROfckingERA which was their YouTube channel.
The following year during June on the 12th, Joey released his debut solo record titled 1999. On the 6th September of the same year, he released a second one called Rejex. Shortly after the reach out of Mac Miller for collaboration with Badass, the wish became a reality. After the request, he appeared on the mixtape called Macadelic. To be precise, it was on a song titled America.
Subsequently, in April 2012, Badass opened for Mac at the Roseland Ballroom. That same year in December, a mixtape called P.E.E.P: The aPROcalypse Pro Era was released. Earlier, on 9th November of the same year, Joey together with Ab-Soul released a song by the name Enter the Void. Lee Bannon produced it. Additionally, they released Waves. The first single of his second mixtape was released in 2013 on January 14. The mixtape and the single were Summer Knights and Unorthodox, respectively.
Badass has released two studio albums namely B4.DA.$$ and All-Amerikkkan Bada$$. The former was released in 2015 while the other one was recorded in 2017.
As an actor, Joey appeared on No Regrets in 2014 as himself. Since 2016, he has been portraying the role of Leon in Mr. Robot.
Awards & Achievements
In 2016, Badass won a BMI R$B/ Hip-Hop Award. It was in the category of Social Star.
Net Worth of Joey Badass
Joey Badass has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Badass’ primary source of income is his music career. He has made money from the sales of his albums as well as mixtapes. Additionally, he has earned by appearing in films as well as television. Other sources of income include tours and concerts as well.
Joey Badass who is also known as Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott is an award-winning musician. He is a renowned actor, the rapper as well as a producer. Badass has had other names such as JayOhVee and Jozif Badmon. He has two studio albums. Also, Badass has the same number of studio albums.