J Cole net worth: American hip hop recording artist, songwriter and record producer, J Cole has a net worth of $10 million.
The first artist ever to be signed by Jay-Z’s record label Roc Nation, J Cole is a rising star in the American music industry. A rapper, singer, song-writer and producer, J Cole was born as Jermaine Lamarr Cole on January 28, 1985 in Frankfurt, West Germany. Raised in North Carolina, Cole started rapping at the early age of twelve and with the inspirations from his idols Eminem, Nas , Tupac and Canibus, J cole went on to walk on their steps and become a recognized rapper.
With rapping giant Jay-Z by his side as his mentor, J Cole started reaching heights as a recording artist. Cole, before contracting with Roc Nation, was recognized for his released mix-tape album named The Come Up. Later, after giving a string of mix-tapes, J Cole released his debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story, in 2011. This album topped the US Billboard 200 and earned J Cole a nomination in 54th Grammy Awards. His following two albums, Born Sinner and 2014 Forest Hills Drive also reached number one in Billboard 200 and on top of that, his third album was also certified platinum by RIAA.
With all these successful projects as a rapper, J Cole has managed to bag a huge amount of money. He was listed in the Hip-Hop Cash Kings 2014 list of Forbes at 20th position with his then net worth of $7 million. Within a few years, J Cole has managed to grow more as a musician and a rapper and along with his personal growth, J Cole managed to grow his bank balance as well. Obviously, most of his wealth comes from the sales of his albums and the occasional tours and stage performance puts the cherry on top of this pile.
Cole has garnered two BET Hip-Hop Awards, one Billboard Music Award and has been nominated in a number of other prestigious awards. A rising star and hopefully the next big thing in American music industry, J Cole has been enjoying his fabulous and celebrated life with a net worth of $10 million as of 2015.
Quick Facts about J Cole
Full Name: Jermaine Lamarr Cole
Profession: Rapper, songwriter, producer, singer
Height: 6ft 3 in
Ethnicity: African American, White, mixed
Date of Birth: January 28, 1985
Place of Birth: Frankfurt, West Germany
Marital status: Single
Astrological sign: Taurus