Yung Joc is an American hip-hop recording artist. Joc is best known for his hit single “It’s Goin’ Down” which brought his name to international recognition. He has been signed to several recording labels throughout his career. Besides hip-hop, Joc has also ventured into television, appearing in several reality television series. All this combined has earned him a good amount of fortune. To find out this and more, read along as this piece highlights the net worth of Yung Joc in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Jasiel Amon Robinson was born on September 20, 1983, in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a son to Stanley Tucker. Joc’s father owned a company for hair-care products which gave him the opportunity to write a jingle for Revlon. Joc has been seen to follow in his father’s entrepreneurial footsteps.
Not much information is known about his family or his early life.
In 2001, Joc married Alexandria Robinson. The couple, however, got divorced in 2014. They have three children together.
Joc is said to have had affairs with four different women with whom he fathered eight children namely Amoni, Chase, Amir, Ja’Kori, Allon, Eden, Camora and Cadence.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Yung Joc’s music career started off in 2005 when he met with Nitti Beatz, an Atlanta producer, who recorded Joc’s hit single It’s Goin’ Down in the spring of 2005. The song gained massive success, reaching number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 1 on the Hot Rap Tracks Chart.
Joc teamed up with the founder of Block Enterprises Label, Russel “Block” Spencer, who signed him to Sean Combs’s Bad Boy South. Joc received a multimillion-dollar deal, and that same year Bad Boy released his debut album titled New Joc City.
Following his success, Joc was featured on songs like Show Stopper by Danity Kane and Call U Out by Cassie. On Forbes 2006 Richest Rappers List, Joc was ranked at number 20, having reported gross earnings of $10 million that year.
Joc released his next album titled Hustlenomics in 2007 which debuted at number 3 on the Billboard 200. The album had hit singles like Coffee Shop and Bottle Poppin. From 2010, Joc has been releasing singles from his upcoming album Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood. He released “Yeah Boy” as the first single followed by “I Know What She Like”.
Yung Joc formed a new record label through Jive Records in 2010 called Swagg Entertainment. This was after a high-profile lawsuit with Bad Boy South and Block Entertainment. Joc’s label has signed artists like Princesses Charming and Kidd Starr.
Since 2014, Yung Joc joined Love & Hip-hop Atlanta, a reality television series, as a supporting cast member. He also competed in VH1’s Sacred Famous first season which premiered on October 23, 2017.
Net Worth & Earnings
At the age of 35, Yung Joc has managed to achieve quite a commendable amount of wealth. Currently, Joc’s net worth is estimated to be $9.5 million. Most of his earnings are from his album sales and music performances. He has also earned from his features in the reality television shows, Love & Hip-hop Atlanta and Leave it to Stevie.
Despite the numerous ups and downs in his career, Yung Joc has still managed to keep his name relevant in the industry. He continues to grow his fan base through his reality television show appearances. He is a multifaceted personality who is loved by many around the globe for his music and character behind the television screen. More is expected from him in the line of music as he continues to work on more projects.