Fabolous is the stage name of John David Jackson. He is a famous American hip-hop artist, disc jockey, rapper, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Fabolous is an entrepreneur who has launched his own clothing line called ‘Rich Yung Society.’Continue reading to find the net worth of Fabolous as of 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Fabolous was born as John David Jackson on 18th November 1977 in New York City, the US. Fabolous is of African-American and Dominican ancestry. On 11th September 2001, during 12th grade in high school, Fabolous released his first album, ‘Ghetto Fabolous.’
Album reached no. 2 on US R&B and no. 4 on Billboard 200 charts selling 143,000 copies in the first week. The three singles all were Rhythmic Top 40 and Billboard Hot 100 hits. These singles included ‘Can’t Deny It,’ ‘Ambitionz Az a Ridah’ and ‘Young’n (Holla Back).’ By 2003, the album sold over 1.05 million copies and got Platinum Certified by RIA.
Fabolous is in a relationship with Emily Bustamante. He has fathered two children named Johan and Jackson.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
On 4th March 2003, Fabolous released his second album, ‘Street Dreams’ by Desert Storm Records and Elektra Records. Album reached no.3 on US R&B and Billboard 200 charts selling 185,000 copies in the first week.
On 9th November 2004, Fabolous released his third studio album ‘Real Talk’ by Desert Storm Records and Atlantic Records. Album reached no.2 on US Rap and US R&B and no.6 on Billboard 200 charts selling 179,000 copies in the first week. Two charted singles were ‘Breathe’ and ‘Baby.’ By 13th December 2004, the album sold 550,000 as per Billboard and was Gold certified by RIAA.
On 12th June 2007, Fabolous released his fourth album ‘From Nothin’ to Somethin’ by Desert Storm Records and Def Jam Recordings. Album reached no.1 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and no.2 on Billboard 200 charts. It sold 159,000 copies in the USA and 500,000 copies worldwide in the first week. The album was certified Gold by RIAA after the sale of 542,000.
On 28th July 2009, Fabolous released his fifth album, ‘Loso’s Way’ by Desert Storm Records and Def Jam Recordings. This album reached no.1 on US Rap, US R&B, and Billboard 200 charts. The singles included ‘Throw It in the Bag,’ ‘My Time,’ ‘Everything, Everyday, Everywhere’ and ‘Money Goes, Honey Stay.’
On 25th December 2014, Fabolous released his sixth album ‘The Young OG Project’ by Def Jam Recordings. The album has the only single ‘Lituation.’
In 2009, Fabolous won the BET Hip Hop Award for his ‘Throw It In The Bag’ with The-Dream. In 2010, Fabolous released ‘There Is No Competition 2: The Grieving Music EP’. Fabolous is famous for his super hit singles, 1 chart-topping album, and all albums ranked in the Billboard 200. MTV selected Fabolous as 8th Hottest MC in the Game (2009).
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Fabolous is $23 million. Most of his wealth comes from the successful six singles albums he has released over the years since 2001. Fabolous sold over 3 million copies in the USA. Fabolous is best known for his career as an American hip-hop artist. Fabolous is best most renowned for his single albums, ‘Breathe,’ ‘Make Me Better,’ ‘My Time’ and ‘Throw It in the Bag.’ Currently, Fabolous has signed with Ciroc Management Company. Moreover, Fabolous has established his own clothing line called ‘Rich Yung Society.’
Fabolous is a famous American hip-hop artist of the 21st century. He has succeeded in releasing several single albums since September 2001. At present, Fabolous is signed up with Ciroc Management Company.