Joey Badass net worth: American hip hop recording artist and rapper, Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott, better known by his stage name Joey Badass, has a net worth of $3 million.
Born on January 20, 1995 in Brooklyn, New York, Jo-Vaughn Scott attended Edward R. Murrow High School to study acting, but moved towards music when he was in 9th grade. Focusing a career in rap music, he started rapping under the name ‘JayOhVee’ but later renamed to Joey Badass, a name that makes him popular today.
Having started writing poetry at an young age, he formed a collective known as Pro Era with his high school friends Capital Steez, CJ Fly and Power Pleasant. He then started sharing his videos on YouTube and was noticed by Jonny Shipes of Cinematic Music Group who signed Pro Era with the label. Badass released a video ‘Survival Tactics’ with his friend Steez while their first mixtape was The Seccs Tape. He was also featured on several MTV programs that helped him to become prominent.
His solo mixtape entitled 1999 was named one of the 50 best album of 2012 and this caught attention from another rapper Mac Miller who collaborated with him on a tour. He also collaborated with other artists like ASAP Rocky, Action Bronson, Kendrick Lamar, among others. Joey Badass released a track with Ab-Soul entitled ‘Enter the Void’ in 2012 while his single ‘Unorthodox’ became one of the best songs from the artist.
Joey Badass’s first commercial project, the Summer Knights EP debuted at #48 on US Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop charts in 2014.
Inspired from artists like Tupac Shakur, Nas, Jay Z, among others, Badass has also been a part of several illegal acts and charges. However, his career is still growing for he has amassed a net worth of $3 million as of today.
Quick facts about Joey Badass
Full Name: Jo-Vaughn Scott
Profession: Rapper, Hip Hop artist
Height: 6ft 2 in
Date of Birth: January 20, 1995
Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York
Marital status: Dating (Indigo)
Astrological sign: Aquarius