Jeezy Biography: Age, Height, Ethnicity, Career, Wife, Children, Net Worth

American rapper, Jay Wayne Jenkins was born on September 28, 1977, in Columbia, South Carolina in the United States of America.


Name: Jay Wayne Jenkins
Age: 45 Years
Wife: Jeannie Mai
Date of Birth: September 28, 1977
Nationality: American
: $10 million

Jeezy Biography

Due to his parents' divorce when he was a young child, Jenkins moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where he resided with various family members.

He called his youth “empty” in an interview with XXL magazine. He once resided at 600 N Lumpkin in Hawkinsville, Georgia.

At a younger age, he had resided in Macon, Georgia, where he became friends with several Crip gang members, joined the Crips, and began an association with Kinky B, who helped launch his career and that of many others.

Jeezy was sent to YCA (Youth Challenge Academy), a boot camp in Fort Stewart, Georgia, in 1994 for drug possession. He was there for nine months. The label imprint CTE World, back then known as Corporate Thugz Entertainment, was introduced by Jeezy four years later, in 1998.

Jeezy Nationality

Jeezy was born in Columbia, South Carolina in the United States of America. He is an American.

Jeezy Age

Jeezy was born on September 28, 1977, hence he is currently 45 years of age.

Jeezy Family and Siblings

Jeezy was born to Sharon Denise Jenkins. His father's name is unknown to us at the moment.

Jeezy Height and Weight

Jeezy stands at a height of 1.75m and weighs 79kg.

Jeezy Education

Jeezy's educational background is not known to us at the moment.

Jeezy Career

Thuggin' Under the Influence (T.U.I.), the debut album by Jeezy as Lil J, was released in 2001. Since then, Jeezy has recorded 10 studio albums with multiple major songs, including the number-one single “Soul Survivor” with Akon and the top 40 singles “I Luv It,” “Go Getta,” and “Put On” with Kanye West.

Jeezy has also been on a number of hip-hop and R&B smash singles, including “Say I” by Christina Milian, “I'm So Paid” by Akon, “Hard” by Rihanna, and “Love in This Club” by Usher, the latter of which peaked at number one on the 2008 US Billboard Hot 100.

In addition to his solo career, Jeezy is a former member of the rap duo Boyz n da Hood from Bad Boy Records and the de facto head of the Southern hip-hop collective United Streets Dopeboyz of America (U.S.D.A.).

Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101, his first album on a major label since signing with Def Jam Recordings in 2004, debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 and was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) after selling 172,000 copies in its first week.

Jeezy, along with T.I. and Gucci Mane, two other rappers from Georgia, are recognized for their contributions to the development and acceptance of trap music among the general public.

Jeezy was detained on August 24, 2014, before taking the stage at the Under The Influence Tour stop in Irvine, California, in relation to the fatal shooting that had taken place two days earlier in the backstage area of a different stop on the tour in Mountain View, California.

On August 26, Jeezy and the other five males who were detained with him entered not-guilty pleas to assault weapon possession charges. After two days, Jeezy and his friends bonded out.

Officers allegedly received numerous claims that the tour security chief, who was sick at the time, was the AK-47's registered owner.

Jeezy Wife

Jeezy is married to Jeannie Mali.

Jeezy Children

Jeezy has three children.

Jeezy Religion

Jeezy is believed to be a Christian.

Jeezy Net Worth

Jeezy has a net worth estimated to be about $10 million.

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