Considering J. Cole is one of the finest rappers in the world, and at one time he was the highest paid rapper in the game, one can’t help but wonder what J Cole worth is in 2019. J Cole a household name in the rap industry currently sits at the peak of the hip-hop food chain, a spot he started claiming with the release of his debut mixtape, The Come Up.
As of today, he has released five studio albums his latest one being KOD released on April 20, 2018. At the moment we are going to disclose J Cole net worth in 2019 and also reveal to you a few things you probably don’t know about J Cole.
Biography & Wiki
|Real Name/Full Name||Jermaine Lamarr Cole|
|Parents||Kay Cole (Mother)|
|Age||33 years, Born on 28 January 1985|
|Height||6ft 2 ¼ (188.6 cm)|
|Net Worth||$35 Million|
|Source of Wealth||Rapper, Singer-Songwriter|
Jermaine Lamarr Cole is the name given to him by his parents when he was born in 1985. He was born in Frankfurt, West Germany but he grew up in North Carolina after their father abandoned them and the mother had to raise him and the brother. He attended St. John’s University where he initially majored in computer science before switching to communication and business.
Cole developed a passion for music at the age of 12 where he started rapping and producing music under pseudonym Therapist. After university graduation, he worked as a newspaper vendor, file clerk, and bill collector.
J. Cole Personal Life: Affair, Wife, Girlfriend, Children in 2018
J Cole is a father and a husband to Melissa Heholt. His wife Melissa used to be his college mate at St. John’s University and now she is the executive director of Dreamville Foundation.
Cole music career kicked off officially when he released his first mixtape The Come Up in 2007. Two years later he released his second mixtape The Warm Up and made appearances in several songs of various artists such as Jay Z (The Blueprint 3) B.o.B ( “Gladiators” ), Wale ( Attention Deficit), Miguel (“ All I Want Is You” ) among others. He released his third mixtape in 2010 titled Friday Night Lights.
His debut studio album titled Cole World: The Sideline Story was released on 2011 debuting at number one on the US Rap Albums, US R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, and US Billboard 200 chart. As of today, the album has been certified platinum. Another studio album that J Cole has released include Born Sinner (2013), 2014 Forest Hills Drive (2014), 4 Your Eyez Only (2016) and KOD (2018) being his latest release.
Others include one live album titled Forest Hills Drive: Live from Fayetteville, NC, one compilation album titled Revenge of the Dreamers II released on 2015, two extended plays ( Truly Yours 2013, and Truly Yours 2 2013) in addition 16 singles.
Apart from music Cole has starred and even produced several films among them is Eyez 2016, J. Cole:4 Your Eyez Only and Raising Bertie 2017. On business ventures, some of Cole’s investments include Dreamville Records, Dreamville Foundation, and Tidal where he is a minor shareholder.
Awards & Achievements
On awards & achievements received by J Cole, he has won 5 BET Hip Hop Awards, 1 Billboard Music Awards, received 7 nominations to BET Awards, 3 nominations to America Music Awards, and 5 nominations to Soul Train Music Awards.
J. Cole Salary, Net Worth & Income
As of 2019, J. Cole net worth is estimated to be around $35 million. J. Cole net worth fortune has been amassed through the sale of his album units which have been certified platinum and the sale of his singles hits. Back in 2015, he was one of the highest paid rappers in the world making around $11 million, and upon signing to Roc Nation he was offered a record deal worth $150 million. Other than music the other sources that give a big boost to J. Cole net worth affluence is his brand endorsement deals, his business ventures such as Dreamville Records which has 9 platinum certified albums, and his shares in the Tidal music streaming platform.
7 facts you need to know about J. Cole
J. Cole is an artist one can say he is sandwiched between a creator of backpacker and a club banger. He has crafted a place for himself among the most respected rappers we have in our current times but how well do you know him? Here is a list of things you probably don’t know about J. Cole.
1. Before taking stage name J. Cole, he used to be known as Blaza or Therapist.
2. J. Cole music production began when he was 15 after the mother purchased him an ASR-X worth $1300.
3. Did you know that J. Cole is so good at playing the violin and back in high school he was the first chair violinist?
4. He was once dressing as a kangaroo while working at Skating rink.
5. For over 25 years no rapper has ever gone platinum without features, but Cole became the first rapper to do so.
6. Though Cole’s mother is White, his father is a veteran African American.
7. J. Cole idols and his influences are artists such as Shakur, Eminem but his favorite is Tupac.
J. Cole worth in 2019 is something to watch considering KOD album has already been certified Gold, and from the look of things it might just hit double platinum. Let’s wait and see what he might release this year.