About Ja Rule
Ja Rule is a famous American actor and rapper.
Ja Rule was born with the name of Jeffrey Bruce Atkins in Hollis. He grew up in and around the neighborhood of Queens and around the borough of New York City.
Ja was born on February 29, 1976, in New York. He was born to Debra and Will Atkins. He faced a difficult childhood as his father left the family when Ja was a kid. He was brought up by his mother but spent most of his time with his grandparents, as his mother used to be busy earning for the family. Because he had a difficult time financially, he started rapping quite early. He began in 1994 with a hip-hop group named Cash Money. He used to rap alongside Chris Black. During this time, his stage name became Ja Rule, and media channels like MTV News started referring to him with this name. However, his friends would call him Ja. Both Chris and Ja worked on multiple projects, releasing several songs. They released their debut single, 'Get Tha Fortune' in 1994. After the massive hit, they signed a contract with the TVT records and released multiple hit singles. Although the band got divided, his rap career became a solo career later on.
Ja Rule Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Ja Rule’s net worth?
According to a few sources, Ja has a net worth of around $4 million. However, we can say that this net worth is an estimation made by a few media houses and was never confirmed by the rapper himself.
How much does Ja Rule earn per year?
Ja Rule's yearly income could not be assessed by the media houses and remains unknown.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Ja Rule?
Ja is quite tall and has a height of around 5 ft 9 in (175 cm.)
How old is Ja Rule?
Ja was born in New York City on February 29, 1976. Currently, he is 46 years old.
Childhood And Education
Ja has kept his early life very personal, and very little could be known regarding his childhood. He was born to Debra and Will Atkins but was brought up by his mother. His father left them when he was a kid, and he mostly grew up with his grandparents. His mother used to work as a healthcare worker and would spend most of her time working to make money for the family.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Ja Rule’s partner?
Ja married Aisha Murray in 2001.
Career And Professional Highlights
Jeffrey Atkins made his career a successful one after his debut album 'Venni vetti vecci'. After the success, he signed a contract with Def Jam. He published multiple albums with artists like Fat Joe and Foxy Brown. He is on the list of the top rappers in the music industry. He also established himself as an actor 'Growing Up Hip Hop: New York'.
Best Known For…
He is best known as an actor and a rapper. He is known for his appearance in the show 'Growing Up Hip Hop: New York'. He also published a lot of hit songs and albums.
What awards has Ja Rule won?
Ja has been nominated for the Grammy four times alongside Lil mo. But he did not win Grammy. Although he won the BET award, MTV Video Music Award, and GQ Men of the year award in 2002.
Ja Rule’s Hobbies And Interests
Although he has kept his life relatively private, he did show interest in talent hunting. So he opened a talent booking agency in collaboration with Billy McFarland named Fyre Media. In 2017, they hosted Fyre Festival in Hamilton.
Other Interesting Ja Rule Facts And Trivia
- Born in February, Ja has the zodiac sign of a Pisces.
- In 2016, he made an appearance on 'The Hamilton mixtape' where he rapped on a verse from Hamilton.
- He is active on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and even YouTube using his stage name.
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