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Justin Irvin Rivera Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Justin Irvin Rivera
Place Of Birth
Brooklyn, USA
22 years old
Birth Date
September 23 2001

Justin Irvin Rivera Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Net Worth
Current Partner

About J.I.

Born on September 23, 2001, Justin Irvin Rivera is an American singer, rapper, and songwriter better known by his stage name, J.I. the Prince of N.Y., or, more recently, just J.I.

His 2019 breakthrough track, 'Need Me', which has received over 100 million Spotify streams, is what shot him to fame. J.I. made an appearance in season two of Jermaine Dupri's reality competition series, 'The Rap Game', in 2016.

After Dupri discovered his freestyle on Instagram, the 15-year-old was able to earn his spot on the program. J.I. won one of the competitions and was featured on the front page of 'Hip Hop Weekly'.

Keep reading to learn more about the personal and professional life of rapper, J.I.!

J.I.'s Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is J.I.’s net worth?

J.I. has an estimated net worth of $500,000, which he has earned through his music career and television appearances.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is J.I.?

J.I. is 5 ft 8 in (172 cm) tall.

How old is J.I.?

Justin Irvin Rivera was born on September 23, 2001. He is currently 20 years old and will turn 21 in September 2022.

Childhood And Education

J.I. is of Puerto Rican heritage and was raised in poverty in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. He was first exposed to genres of music including old-school hip hop and reggaeton by his Puerto Rican parents, who would also play simple rhythms on a little piano. His favorite subject in school was English and he enjoyed writing short tales. In middle school, the rapper realized his talent and started creating raps and freestyling with his brothers, drawing inspiration from New York rappers like Nas, DMX, Jay-Z, and Big Pun.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is J.I. dating?

J.I. is dating a woman called Danielle. His girlfriend is a year older than him and is a model, businesswoman, and YouTuber.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

In 2017, J.I. released his debut work, a three-track extended play titled 'Barely Famous'. He acknowledges that there was a time when he lost drive and stopped paying attention to his music when the influence from 'The Rap Game' faded. He decided to give music one final go after being evicted from his mother's home, and he got in touch with top manager, Gabi Acevedo, kickstarting his career.

J.I. the Prince of N.Y. traveled to California in 2019, to speak with record labels after amassing millions of plays on Spotify and YouTube. The rapper discovered in elementary school that he had a natural talent for telling stories, and at the age of 12, J.I. decided to use that skill to write rap songs. He participated in 'The Rap Game' in 2016, a reality TV competition that was developed by musical mogul, Jermaine Dupri.

Other Interesting J.I. Facts And Trivia

  • J.I. is a New Yorker from Brooklyn, also known as Prince of N.Y. Nia is his sister, and he has two brothers.
  • Justin Irvin Rivera was born on September 23, 2001. He is currently 20 years old and will turn 21 in September 2022.
  • Brooklyn rapper, J.I., was exposed to the music of Nas, Tupac, Jay-Z, and Biggie as a child, and considers them some of his biggest influences.
  • His Instagram account has over 640,000 followers and he has over 250,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel.
  • In 2016, the rapper participated in the second season of Jermaine Dupri's reality show 'The Rap Game'. As of November 2019, J.I. seems to be a self-employed musician who releases the majority, although not all, of his music on United Masters, a website where musicians and artists own their creative works.
  • J.I. doesn't truly consider himself 'The Prince of New York', despite his moniker. The title stuck after someone made an Instagram account for the rapper with this handle.
  • J.I. released his first single, 'Need Me', in 2019, which now has over 100 million streams on Spotify.
  • Some of his other hit tracks include 'Blame On Me', 'Taken For Granted', and 'I Ain't Gon Lie', and the music videos for these songs can be found on his YouTube account.

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