Joey Badass is a famous American actor and rapper who became popular with his hip-hop scene and his mixtapes. Till now, he has released two studio albums which have become successful across the world. He is known among the people as the founder of the Pro Era, and he has got many followers on YouTube Channel. You can check out the net worth of Joey badass in 2018 in this article along with his life details.
Early Life & Biography
He was born on 20th January in the year 1995 in the East Flatbush Section of Brooklyn in New York. He is the child of Jamaican Immigrants. His real name is Jo-Vaughn Scott, and he changed his name for the stage as Joey Badass. He went to Edward R. Murrow High School and intended to study acting but finally took an interest in music in class 9th. Actually, he got interested in rapping, and he started writing songs just at the age of 11. When he was just 15, he formed a group named the Progressive Era. His first notable freestyle video was released on Pro Era’s YouTube channel.
He has got four siblings in all, and he is the only child of his mother. All the other siblings are his half-siblings. Since he has become famous, he has made not girlfriend, and he hasn’t told anyone about his relationship status until now. Other than music, he loves to do skateboarding. He used to attend Edward R. Murrow High School where he learned to do rapping. He hasn’t revealed anything much about his personal life as he keeps his private life to himself only.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He is famous for the genre Hip-Hop, and Jazz Rap and his solo debut mixtape was released in the year 2012. After this, his second mixtape came in September 2012, and the third one came in the year 2013. His first debut studio album came out in January 2015 and then his second studio album came out in April 2017. In his career, he has collaborated with various rappers among which some of them were international rappers. He has also done acting in the second series of Mr. Robot in March 2016. He is just twenty-two years now, and his career hasn’t been ended. It is possible that he might be able to win more awards and recognition for his rapping in future.
Net Worth & Earnings
He has a net worth of $5 million which he has accumulated by working seven years as an artist. He is a seller of his merchandise and earns money through the tours, albums, and concerts he does. He has got more than 1.2 million followers on Instagram, and he is also connected with people on Facebook. He publishes his videos under ProEra’s official channel.
He got inspired to become a rapper as he grew up listing to the songs of Hip-Hop, R&B, etc. which were used to be played at his home a lot. He is also known as top five artists of MTV jams list for February in the year 2013. Then next month, he got appeared on the cover page of XXXL Magazine. Not only he does concerts, but he has also appeared in campaigns for Adidas and Calvin Klein.
He has worked hard to reach this platform, and he got famous because of the underground hip-hop scene. He had changed his name to Joey Badass as it seemed cooler at that time. He has been able to work as a rapper and actor and has excelled himself in both the fields, and that’s why he is loved by his fans.