Joseph Anthony Budden II, well known as Joe Budden is a famous American rapper as well as a lyricist. Joseph’s debut album released in the year 2003 and it made it on the Billboard 200 at the number 8th position. More than 91000 copies got sold in the first week, and soon he got an offer to sign a contract with the record label Def Jam. Budden is currently working under a contract of Empire Distribution. Along with singing and writing songs, he is also a broadcaster. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Joe Budden in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Joseph was born on 31st August 1980 in Harlem in the city of New York. From the very beginning, Joe was not interested in studies and soon started consuming drugs. There came a time when he seriously needed to go to a rehabilitation centre, and his mother Fay Southerland influenced him to go there and get better in life. Joe started doing freestyling rap from the time of high school and got chance to perform in many New York mixtapes with people like DK Kayslay and few others.
Joe Budden is in a relationship with Cyn Santana, and they have a baby named Lexington Budden. Previously Joe had another child Trey Budden. They are now living a happy life with no rumours of a separation.
Career, Awards & Nominations
It was in the year 2003 when Joe’s first solo album had its release, and the song ‘Pump it up became a major hit and went for nomination at the Grammy. The same composition also got featured in the film Fast and Furious2.In the year 2007, Joe signed a deal of multi-album with Amalgam Digital which includes Padded Room, Halfway House, and Escape Route. Joe Budden was getting highly popular among the listeners.
In the year 2013, he released his fourth album ‘No love lost’ which became so popular that in 2014 an EP was produced by the name Some Love Lost’. The next album ‘All Love lost’ released in 2015. Recently in 2016, Joe released his sixth solo album Rage & The Machine produced by AraabMuzik. There is also news that Joe signed a contract with Sean Combs and the media company Revolt to create a show State of Culture.
Joe Budden was nominated for the Best Male Rap Solo Performance in Grammy Awards for the hit single ‘Pump It Up’ in the year 2004. He won the Vibe Next Award in the year 2003. Joe was nominated twice in Music of Black Origin (MOBO) award and once for Black Reel Award in the year 2004.
Net Worth & Earnings
Everyone knows that Joe Budden leads a life of ultimate luxury. All his albums made a huge commercial return, and with time the rapper earned a lot of money. Budden has an estimated net worth of $7.5 million. Joe also has a fascination for luxury cars, and he even owns a few. Apart from this, no other information is found anywhere about Joe Budden’s other assets.
Joe’s song ‘Pump it up’ gave him recognition among the listeners and since then many such hit albums and songs were produced. Music is everything for Joe Budden, and since childhood, he loved music and dedicated all his whims and wishes to this beautiful art. All the albums which Joe produced gained both commercial and critical acclamation and are still has that freshness in it. If you are a fan of Hip- Hop then Joe should be there in your playlist.