Jacquees is actually the stage name of singer Rodriquez Jacquees Broadnax. His name is hard to pronounce, so he took up only Jacquees. It’s been just a while when he stepped into glamour world but he managed to gain a quick success. Let’s learn more about him. How did he achieve the quick success and how much is his net worth in 2019.
The American singer and songwriter, Jacquees, was born as Rodriquez Jacquees Broadnax on April 15, 1994, in Atlanta, Georgia. There is not much information about his family background. However, he is said to have grown up in a big and extended family. He had interest in music since his childhood and was highly influenced by the music of the Jacksons and the Temptation. Here never learned the music skills professionally rather he himself mastered every craft. He completed his early education from Mary McCleod Bethune Middle School but didn’t go for the further studies as he had already found a way in music. During his school days, he used to participate in talents shows of different schools. He even won a few talents shows.
As of now, Jacquees is only 24 years old, so obviously he isn’t married yet. Marriage is out of question for him at present. Lately, he was allegedly in the relationship with a girl named Stanesha. However, now the couple is believed to have separated. Other than this, there is not any information about his love life.
Jacquees discovered his love for music when he was 9 years old. He loved ‘The Jacksons’ songs but it was TV series ‘The Jackson: An American Drama’ and ‘The Temptations’ that influenced him. He mostly loved R& B songs. He started writing songs when he was 12 years old. After seeing his passion for music, his family and relatives encouraged him to learn it professionally. He took the class with the vocal coach Jan Smith but his fee was too high. He charged $200/hr, so Jacquees left it as he couldn’t afford it. He started taking participation in talent shows. This is where he honed his music skills and learned to perform on-stage.
His professional career actually started in 2007 when he came in touch with Orlando Grind who later worked as his manager. With the help of Orlando, he came across Russell Block Spencer and worked with him off-screen. Soon, Block recognized his talents and let him work on screen. He released his first singles ‘Krazy’ which gained a moderate success. Following that, he released his first EP named ‘I Am Jacquees’ which again couldn’t earn him much success. It was in 2011 when he first achieved the success. He released his first mixtape ‘Round of Applause’ which garnered a massive success for him. After that, he has released a few other songs too but that mixtape still remains the biggest success of his career.
Awards & achievements
Apparently, he hasn’t won any awards and big achievements. His single song B.E.D. managed to make a place on Billboard chart for almost 7 weeks. His EP titled ‘19’ reached even at 15th place on Billboard chart.
Net worth of Jacquees
How much net worth do you expect from a 24-year-old musician? His career started in 2011. Means, it’s been just the 7 years for him to be in the industry. Even in such a short span of time, he has earned a good amount of money. As of now, the young music sensation holds an impressive net worth of $4.5 million. So far, he has worked with some eminent artists such as Travis Porter, Ty Dolla Sign, Young Thug, and many other. This not only gave him a career boost but also helped him amass a huge net worth.
Jacquees is a young artist. His career just began and in such a short period of time, he managed to impress the people as well as the other artists. There is definitely a lot more to come from him in future.