Young Jeezy
Young Jeezy

Young Jeezy is an American black rapper known for his solo album Let’s Get it: Thug Motivation 101. He considered the greatest rapper today.

Quick Biography

The real name of the rapper is Jay Wayne Jerkins. Young Jeezy was born on 28 September 1977 in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. The rapper childhood days were very difficult. He often described his childhood as empty.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Jay Wayne Jerkins
Age: 42 years old
Birth Date: 28 September 1977
Birth Place: Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: NA
Parents: NA
Spouse: NA
Children: Jadarius Jenkins, Shyheim Jenkins, Amra Nor Jenkins
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 79 kg
Profession: Rapper
Net Worth in 2020: $18 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Young Jeezy is a 42 years old. The height of the rapper is 1.75 m, and the weight is 79 kg.

Education, School/College University

We did not have any detail of Young Jeezy Education or School Life. He was admitted to Youth Challenge Academy for nine months due to possession of narcotics. During these times,  the rapper decided to change his life.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

We did not detail Young Jeezy’s father. His parents separated after birth, although they did not marry each other. After separation, Jeezy’s mother took him to Georgia. The rapper raised with the help of his grandmother. In Georgia, he lived with different family members. When the rapper was young, he was very popular with his raps.

Due to poverty, Young start doing illegal works, such as selling illegal cell phones and drugs. That time, he was going through a very tough time. Jay moved to Atlanta when he a teenager. The rapper continues to sell drugs there. After this, he spent some time at Youth Challenge Academy.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

In 1993, Young dated Tynesha Dykes. The coupe broke after some time. The rapper starts dating Keyshia Cole. After dating each other for more than two years, they broke up in 2007. He started dating Mialy.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Single
When did he get married? (married date): No
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Young Jeezy Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): N/A
Kids: Jadarius Jenkins, Shyheim Jenkins, Amra Nor Jenkins

Professional Life and Career

Young Jeezy released his first album named Thuggin under the Influence (T.U.I). He released the album under name Lil J. It featured several other artists like Fredd J, Kinky B, Fidank, and Lil Jon. In 2003, Jeezy Come Shop with my album. In June 2005, Young Jeezy joined the group Boyz n da Hood. In June 2005, the group released a self-titled album. The album became a hit and ranked #5 on the Billboard 200 album chart.

In 2005, Young collaborated with Def Jam Records and realized album And Then What. The album song Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101 reached at no-2 on the billboard 200 charts. Jay quit his Boyz n da Hood’s and created his band United Street Dopeboyz of America. The first album of the group was Cold Summer became successful and peaked at No-4 on Billboard.

On 17 May 2011, Jeezy released single Thug Motivation 103. The rapper gets very popular with time. The black rapper appeared on Love in the Club by Usher and Akon So pays me. In 2014, the rapper released his Mixtape. The Mixtape includes songs name my Nigga and Mob Life. Young released a new single in my Head on 17 September 2013. His album Trap or Die 3 released in October 2016. His album ranked no-1 on Billboard 200.  The eight albums of the rapper Pressure released on December 15, 2017. The final album of the Young Jeezy, the Legend of the Snowman: Thug Motivation released on July 25, 2019.

Awards & Nominations

Young receives several Awards and Nominations for the work. Young Jeezy was nominated for Bet Awards two times in 2008 and 2009. In 2010, he finally won Best Awards in category Viewer’s Choice. He nominated for Bet Hip Hop Awards in 2006 and 2008. In 2008, he won Best Hip Hop Awards in category Best Hip-Hop Collaboration for his work in I’m So Hood. He was also nominated for Grammy Award four times. In 2008, he received Ozone Awards for his work in Love in This Club.

Young Jeezy Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Young Jeezy Net Worth
Young Jeezy Net Worth

As of June 2020, The net worth of the Young Jeezy is $18 million. The major source of income is from stage shows and albums. He also appeared on numerous talk shows as a guest.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

The rapper arrested on alleged shooting on March 11, 2005. On June 18, 2008, the rapper arrested for DUI. Young Jeezy involved in several controversies and scandals.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Young Jeezy Facebook page has around 6,956,402 fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 1.27m followers. On the Young Jeezy Instagram account, he has around 3.8m followers, while on YouTube, Young Jeezy has around 1,046,296 subscribers.

Young teenage was full of struggle, but with his hard work, he archives success. Jeezy organize a various charity event for people. Young Jeezy always supports poor people with food and money.

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