Facts of Jeezy
|Age:||43 years 1 months|
|Birth Date:||September 28, 1977|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Gemini|
|Birth Place:||Columbia, South Carolina|
|Marital Status:||In Relation|
|Profession:||American Rapper, Actor|
|Height / How tall? :||5.9 ft|
|Award:||Ozone Award, BET Hip Hop Award, BET Award|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Jeezy is a Grammy-nominated American Rapper and Actor. He’s also the founder of the CTE world and head of the hip hop group USDA. Moreover, he is best known for his solo album ‘Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101.’
- 1 What is Jeezy Famous For?
- 2 How old is Jeezy? Sibling, Ethnicity, Nationality
- 3 Career, Professional Life
- 4 Salary, Net worth, Income
- 5 Awards and Nominations
- 6 Rumors and Controversies
- 7 Body Stats, Hair and Eye Color
- 8 Is Jeezy Single? Girlfriend, Married?
- 9 Social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
- 10 Did You Know?
What is Jeezy Famous For?
- receiving a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Performance.
- founder of the CTE world and head of the hip hop group USDA.
- his solo album ‘Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101.’
How old is Jeezy? Sibling, Ethnicity, Nationality
Young Jeezy was born on September 28, 1977, in Columbia, South Carolina. His parents were not married and soon after his birth, they separated. His mother took him to her home in Georgia, where she raised him with the help of her mother. Jeezy’s childhood was a very difficult one. He has a sister named Katrina Wright.
In an interview, he once described his childhood as ’empty’. He grew up in poverty, which led him to earn money by selling illegal cell phones and dealing with drugs. As a teenager, he moved to Atlanta where he continued to deal with drugs.
Career, Professional Life
In 2001, under the name Lil J, Jeezy released his first independent album, Thuggin’ Under the Influence. After 2 years, Young independently released Come Shop wit Me, along with some songs previously released on T.U.I. In 2004, Jeezy signed with Bad Boy Records and joined the group Boyz n da Hood. Their self-titled album was released in June 2005 and ranked #5 on the Billboard 200 album chart.
His debut studio album, Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101, debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200, selling 172,000 copies in its first week. The debut singles off his debut album, “And Then What” reached #67 on the Billboard Hot 100. The second single off the album, “Soul Survivor” featuring Akon, reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and is the highest-charting single of his career. The third single, “My Hood”, reached #77 on the Billboard Hot 100.
On September 2, 2008, Jeezy released The Recession which debuted in the No.1 on the Billboard chart. In November 2009, Jeezy started working on Thug Motivation 103. On May 17, 2011, Jeezy released the first single off Thug Motivation 103, “Ballin”, featuring Lil Wayne and peaked at #57 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Furthermore, some of the singles that became hits include,’ Vacation’,’My president’,’Crazy World’, and ‘Who Dat’. He announced his final album,’Tm104: The legend of the snowman’ on August 23, 2019.
Salary, Net worth, Income
Young has an estimated net worth of $15 Million. His source of income is his successful career in the music industry.
Awards and Nominations
Young has earned Grammy nominations for the singles ‘Put On’, ‘Amazing’, and ‘Lose My Mind’. The single ‘I Do’ from ‘Thug Motivation 103’ also received a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Performance.
- 2007: Won Ozone Award
- 2008: Won Ozone Award
- 2008: Won BET Hip Hop Award
- 2010: Won BET Award
Rumors and Controversies
Young was arrested multiple times. He was arrested in 2005 for a shooting case in Miami Beach. He was charged for carrying firearms without permission.
In June 2008, the police arrested him for driving under influence in Atalanta. Furthermore, he was arrested in January 2014 for battery, terrorist threats to his own son, and false imprisonment.
Body Stats, Hair and Eye Color
Young stands a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 79 kg. Likewise, he has black hair and dark brown eyes.
Is Jeezy Single? Girlfriend, Married?
Young has been in multiple relationships until now. Currently, he is Dating an American TV star, Jeannie Mai.
Previously, he dated famous model jasmine sanders in 2011. Before that, he was dating the singer Keshiya cole from 2005 to 2007. In 2008, he was involved with the popular model Khloe Kardashian.
Back in the 90s, he dated Tynesha Dykes. From his many relationships, he is the father of three children. They are Jadarius, Amra Nor, and Shyheim Jenkins.
Social media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Young is very active in social media. He has an Instagram account with 4.3M followers. Likewise, he has around 1.3 million followers on Twitter and around 4.2 followers on Facebook.
Did You Know?
- He wears a snowman pendant around his neck made entirely of diamond.
- CEO of Corporate Thugz Entertainment.
- Originally wanted to have a background role in the music industry instead of rapping.