Rap music is one of the most celebrated genres of music in the world and especially among young people. Most of the rap musicians who know how to do it well are doing pretty well in the industry. Lil John is one of those artists. Apart from being a rapper, he is also a great record producer and a DJ.
- 1 Quick Biography
- 2 Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
- 3 Education, School/College University
- 4 Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
- 5 Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
- 6 Professional Life and Career
- 7 Awards & Nominations
- 8 Lil Jon Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
- 9 Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
- 10 Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
Lil John is the firstborn son of Carrie Smith-Williams and her husband. John’s father used to work at Lockheed Martin as an engineer but died of bone marrow cancer. His mother used to work as an Army Reserve. Jon was born in Atlanta, Georgia, but was brought up Southwest Atlanta neighborhood together with his four siblings.
|Full Name/Real Name:||Jonathan Mortimer Smith|
|Age:||49 years old|
|Birth Date:||17 January 1971|
|Birth Place:||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Height:||5 ft 6 inches|
|Profession:||American rapper, actor and producer|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$32 million|
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Lil Jon is currently 49 years old, as he was born on 17th January 1971. He stands 5 ft and 6 inches tall and weight 70 kg. His chest size is 42 inches while his biceps are 14 in and has a waist of 32in.
Education, School/College University
Lil Jon attended Frederick Douglass High School. He joined the school marching band and the magnet program. His parents allowed him to host parties in their basement to grow his DJ skills. After graduating from high school, he chose to pursue his desire to be a DJ and started working as a DJ in a downtown Atlanta club, which was popular at that time.
Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views
Lil John is the firstborn in a family of five. His father worked as an engineer while his mother, Carrie Smith-Williams, was an Army Reserve. His father died of bone-marrow cancer. He has four siblings, but their names are not mentioned. He is an American of Black ethnic background. Lil John is not a religious person, and about his political stand, he can be said to be a bit liberal. This is because he loved Obama when he was in power, and he now thinks Tramp is cool.
Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children
Lil Jon has always been very much committed to his work and career in music. Therefore, he hasn’t been involved in many relationships. There are only records of him with his present wife, Nicole Smith. Nicole and Jon together have a son who is known as Nathan or DJ Slade. The two met and dated for a long time before they decided to get married in 2004. Jon’s son had taken after his father as he started working as a DJ when he was only 11 years old.
|Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced):||Married|
|When did he get married? (married date):||27 November 2004|
|Does he have any relationship affair?||No|
|Is Lil Jon Gay?||No|
|Wife/Spouse? (name):||Nicole Smith
Professional Life and Career
Lil Jon’s profession in music started off when he was still young. His parents, although they were not actively involved in music, they gave him the moral support needed. He started making progress in music after forming Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz group. Their first music was ‘Get Crunk.’ This was followed by other albums like; “Who U Wit,” “Shawty Freak a Lil’ Sumthin,” among others. He started his own label in 2000. His superhit album was titled “We Still Crunk’ which includes songs like; “I Like Those Girls.”
After operating under a band, he decided to release some of which include; ‘Freek-a-Leak,’ ‘Salt Shaker,’ ‘Shorty Wanna Ride,’ and ‘Shake That Monkey among others. In collaboration with DJ Snake, they have released a number of hit singles. He has as well appeared in several television series like; ‘Wild ‘n Out,’ ‘Class of 3000’, and ‘Ridiculousness’ in 2012.
Awards & Nominations
Lil Jon has received a number of awards and nominations since he joined the world of music. Some of these awards include; a Grammy Award. His song “Yeah” was nominated as ‘Record of The Year’ in 2005. It won the ‘Best Rap/Sung collaboration and nominated as ‘Best R&B Song of the year in the same year, among many others.
Lil Jon Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020
Lil John is a great rapper, record producer, and DJ. His net worth currently stands at $32 million as of October 2020. His main source of income is his music career.
Rumors and Controversy/Scandal
There are currently no rumors or controversial information about Lil Jon’s career or his personal life. As a matter of fact, he is more celebrated for the work he is doing in the industry, and for the support, he offers the less privileged.
Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
His Facebook page has around 5.4m fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 943.8k followers. On Instagram account, he has around 640.9k followers while on YouTube, he has around 520k subscribers.
Lil Jon is not only committed to working out his career and trying to be better and earn more by the day. He is also very much interested in the well-being of other people, especially to children in less-privileged areas. For this reason, he has been supporting people in different ways for a period of time.