Young Jeezy is an American rapper whose birth name is Jay Wayne Jenkins who later gained the stage name Young Jeezy. In 1998 he launched the label imprint CTE World (Corporate Thugz Entertainment). Here is a quick summary of Young Jeezy’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Young Jeezy Early Life
He was born on September 28, 1977, in Columbia, South California, the U.S, however, his origin is Atlanta, Georgia, United States. He is a member of the hip hop group United Streets Dopeboyz of America (USDA) and a former member of Black Mafia Family (BMF). He started his career by releasing of his first album Thuggin Under The Influence (T.U.I.) in 2001 under the name Lil J. It is very remarkable to note that after the Hurricane Katrina, Jeezy opened his house to the victims in order to help them to overcome that present situation.
Young Jeezy Career
Young Jeezy started his music career in the year 1998. Jeezy’s debut Young Jeezy Net Worth single off his debut album, ‘And Then What’ reached #67 on the Billboard Hot 100. It is astonishing to know that Jeezy’s major label debut, ‘Let’s Get it: Thug Motivation 101, was released in July 2005 which debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 selling 172,000 copies in its first week and also certified for Platinum by the RIAA.
Young Jeezy’s second major album was ‘The Inspiration’ which was released in December 2006 topping the Billboard 200 with first- week sales of 352,000 copies certifying for Platinum by RIAA. He has also portrayed himself in the hip-hop fighting themed game Def Jam: Icon. The troupe of Youg Jeezy called U.S.D.A released their debut album, ‘Cold Summer’ which debuted to be #4 on the Billboard 200.
Awards & Achievements
The greatest achievement of Young Jeezy is that most of his works took its place on the Billboard 200. He is the recipient of BET Award’ Viewer’s Choice’ for his work in ‘Hard’ alongside Rihanna in 2010. He has also won the Bet Hip Hop Awards ‘Best Hip-Hop Collaboration’ for his work in ‘I’m So Hood’ in 2008 for the fantasying remix.
Apart from these awards, he was nominated 4 times for the Grammy Awards in the years 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013. He is also the recipient of Ozone Award under the category ‘Best Rap Album’ for his work in ‘The Inspiration’ in the year 2007.
Net worth of Young Jeezy
The estimated net worth of Young Jeezy is $15 million which was solely earned through his rap performances on stage and through his albums which were sold millions and millions of copies once released. His earning for the year 2013 was recorded to $6 million and the earnings for the year 2012 was recorded to $7 million. It is really astonishing about his exuberant earnings from his album TM:103 Hustlerz Ambition which sold more than 600,000 copies was $670,000. The value of his Ferrari is $220,000.
The success of Jay Wayne Jenkins gave him the stage name Young Jeezy. Earning a stage name itself is a big accomplishment for any musician which was met by Jeezy at a very early stage. His passion made him to give extraordinary work to his fans thereby increasing his fan base creating much more inspiration to the upcoming musicians.