Jeffrey Allen Townes popularly known as DJ Jazzy Jeff is a record producer, comedian, DJ and an actor that holds American Nationality. He has best been known for his collaboration and friendship with Will Smith. His interest in being Disc Jockey master started at a very tender age as he always preferred to sit near the DJ whenever he went to a party. Keep reading to learn more on the net worth of Jazzy Jeff in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Jeffrey was born in 1965 on January 22nd in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Before this, he had become famous as a Block party DJ. As stated earlier, his interest in becoming a DJ started when he turned ten years old. Every place that he was called upon to DJ, he would leave the crowd amazed and want more of the music that he played.
In all the party he played, everyone had a reason to flex the muscle. He adopted DJ Jazzy Jeff as his stage name and was a half duo of DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince together with Will Smith. This group won their first Grammy Award in the year 1989.
No much information is available regarding his personal life. He schooled at John Bartram High School which was located in Philadelphia. He graduated from the school in 1982, and it is unclear if he proceeded to college or University.
Career, Awards & Nominations
His career began after he joined a duo ‘DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince’ with the popular actor Will Smith. After joining the duo, he accepted the name ‘DJ Jazzy Jeff,’ and this group went on to win a Grammy Award in category ‘Best Rap Performance.’ Smith got an opportunity to move to TV via a sitcom that was titled ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air,’ where he appeared as recurrent character Jazz, Jeffery decided to continue in the path of music. During the beginning of the show, they always had the moniker greeting.
He has appeared in some of the oldest records including ‘The Korner Boyz,’ and this track was titled ‘Bust The Move and Soga of Roxanne,’ and this featured another popular rapper, MC Parry P. After the two split up, Townes worked to become a better R&B record producer. He has worked with very many artistes including JillScott, Eric Roberson, Eminem and many more.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of DJ Jazzy Jeff is over $11 million. The fortune has been generated from his vast career in the music industry where he has worked as a record producer, comedian, DJ. Also, he has featured in very many movies that have enjoyed commercial success.
DJ Jazzy Jeff together with The Fresh Prince, they have sold millions of copies of their records. Currently, DJ Jazzy owns a musical production for music in which he has worked with various artists. He has always remained grateful that he had a chance to work with Fresh the Prince as he acquired a lot of skills from him.