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|Full Name||Jason Terrance Phillips|
|Date of Birth||May 27, 1975|
|Children||Jae’won, Jaidyon, Jamir, and Josh|
|Profession||Songwriter and Rapper|
|Net worth||$6 Million|
|Country of Origin||United States of America|
|Source of Wealth||Music|
Jason Terrance Phillips, often called by his stage name Jadakiss, is an American rapper from Yonkers, New York City. He is a new generational rapper well known for his strong lyrical ability and great rhymes, which led to his crucial success in the music industry.
Jadakiss released his first debut musical Album in 2001, titled “Kiss Tha Game Goodbye.” After that, he released some other solo studio albums, which he collaborated on with a fellow rapper Fabolous and another with The Lox.
What Is Jadakiss’ Net Worth?
Jadakiss’s net worth is about six million USD ($6 million), and he made most of his money from music. He is currently signed with Roc-A-Fella records, where he still thrives in his music.
Read on to learn more about Jadakiss, his early life, personal life, career, education, awards and achievement, and everything you want to know.
Jadakiss was born on May 27, 1975, in Younkers, New York, United States of America. At an early stage of his life, his parent asked him to fend for himself, so he found himself in a drug dealing business on Big Apple street. He met different people doing different things to earn a living, including freestyle rap, which caught his interest.
This triggered his interest in rap music, and he began freestyle rapping. At age 12, he put in for a rap freestyle competition in Florida, where he was noticed for his remarkable performance and rapping ability.
He also caught the attention of Ruff Ryder’s management, Dee and Wah. Then he started hanging out with them and using their studio for his music.
He made a long-term collaboration with his old friends, Sheek Louch, and Styles P, and they formed a trio rap group called Warlox in 1994. Warlock was signed to Bad Boy entertainment.
Jadakiss’s personal life is not free from legal issues. In 2004, he was arrested in North Carolina for marijuana and illicit gun possession charges. Again in 2006, he was arrested in his hometown, Yonkers, for gun and drug possession charges.
Jadakiss remains unmarried to date. However, he has 4 kids; Jaewon, the first male child, born on 17 November 1996; Jaidyon, the only female child, born in 2003; and the twin boys Jamir and Josh, born August 27, 2014. Jadakiss kept his love life secrete, and he is yet to reveal the identity of the mother of his children.
Also, he has both parents, and his father’s name is Bob Phillips. Jadakiss is not vocal about his entire family member, which is why no one has been able to find out who his mother is and the mother of his children.
Jadakiss House and Cars
Jadakiss has some pretty expensive and impressive cars in his garage collections. Some include the BMW 2 series, BMW i8 coupe, Hummer, Range Rover, and Rolls Royce Cullinan. These cars are sophisticated and very expensive.
Jadakiss also owns a Luxurious apartment in New York City containing a gym, spacious living, etc., and astonishing interior decorations. He also owns several other landed properties that are unknown to the public.
After the trio rap group was signed into Bad Boys entertainment, it was suggested by Puff daddy to change the group’s name to Lox, which means Living Off X-perience. Lox gained its first project and appearance in Main Source’s single “Set it off.”
After their first appearance, they began writing songs, and they released their first two albums titled “Money, Power and Respect” in 1998, then “We Are the Street” in 2000. These made the trio hit the top ten. Jadakiss then went solo with his debut album and dropped “Kiss tha Game Goodbye” in August 2001.
The “Kiss tha Game Goodbye” single album issued by Ruff Ryders made it to number 5 on the Billboard 200. This was a remarkable achievement for Jadakiss in the cause of his career. However, the Album was criticized as a repetitive LP.
In 2004, Jadakiss hit the studio, made another move, and released another album titled “Kiss of Death.“ Again, the Album made it to the top of the Billboard Hot 200 and Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop Album. He also got heavy airplay over the song on this Album.
Jadakiss had been having a smooth ride in the cause of his career. However, some hiccups occurred when one of his singles, “Why,” was banned. It was believed it featured some lyrics associated with the attack on George W. Bush in 2001. Although, the song made it to number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100.
In late 2007, Jadakiss signed to Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella Records and featured in DJ Khaled’s Listennn and Freeways album Free at Last. Jadakiss dropped his third Album titled “The Last Kiss” in 2009 on Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella Records. The Album made it again to the top ten, making a third straight top ten hit. And he 2010, he left Jay-Z’s Roc-A-Fella Records.
Again in 2011, Jadakiss featured in two DJ Khaled tracks titled “Welcome To My Hood” and “It Ain’t Over Til It’s Over,” and in April 2012, he released his commercial mixtape he dedicated to fans titled “I Love You” hosted by DJ Drama.
Jadakiss released his Top 5, Dead or Alive, fourth studio album in 2013 titled “Big Boy Dialogue.” The Album was a program to be released in 2013; however, it didn’t drop until 2015. The Album had positive reviews and eventually made it to number 4 on the Billboard 200.
The trio group Lox released their first ever Album in 16 years in 2016. The Album made it to number 42 on the Billboard 200. In the same year, Jadakiss, together with Fabolous, collaboratively made a freestyle of Future’s “Wicked” from his Album titled “Purple Reign,” and in 2017, the “Stand Up” Album featuring Future was released.
Jadakiss released his fifth Album titled “Ignatius” in 2020. This Album was in tribute to his manager and friend, Ignatius Jackson, who died of cancer. In 2022, the Lox group released their recent Album titled “Ingenuity.”
Aside from music, Jadakiss is an entrepreneur with some businesses, including Juices for Life, which he owned alongside music partner Styles P. Also, he owned a coffee brand named Kiss Café. Kiss Café is a family-owned business with his father, Bob Phillips, and his eldest son Jaewon Phillips.
Jadakiss Earnings Overview
Jadakiss’s net worth is about $6 million. His money is mainly from rap music, album sales, record label, youtube channel, online publications, and his other business ventures. Most of his net worth is from the “Kiss Tha Death” well-rated album and the success of “Kiss The game goodbye album.”
With the streaming of his singles, album sales, and concerts, Jadakiss has made millions of dollars. He averagely makes about a million dollars yearly. Jadakiss made thousands of dollars from his Juice company franchise owned along with his friend.
The record shows Jadakiss’s album “Kiss Tha Death” is his best-selling album. He sold over 500,000 copies. This album has the reputation of being one of the best-selling album of all time.
He also owns a record label, D-Block Records, and a beverage company called Kiss Cafe, a coffee brand. He also makes money from him record labels and company businesses.
Jadakiss Awards and Achievement
Jadakiss has never won a Grammy award; however, he has been nominated three times for Best Rap Song Collaboration in 2005, Best Melodic rap performer in 2005, and Album of the year in 2022. He is also recognized as the AllHipHop’s personality of the year in 2021 to further highlight his incredible stance in the music industry.
Jadakiss has had several endorsement deals with different brands, including COOGI, Juices for Life, FUBU, and express smile Atlanta, amongst others. These endorsements have contributed significantly to to his reputation in the music industry and his increasing net worth.
Jadakiss’ Social Media Account
Jadakiss is active on some social media platforms. He keeps up with his fans, colleagues, and mostly gives update about his music via his social media platforms. However, he does not post his private life on social media.
Jadakiss’s most active social media accounts include;
Jadakiss is an American rap artist who has about 5 albums himself and has featured in several other singles collaborating with some of his colleagues.
The father of 4 has never won a Grammy award but has been nominated about 3 times in his entire career. He has a net worth of approximately $6 million, which is responsible for his wealthy lifestyle.