What is Juelz Santana’s net worth? $9 Million
How did Juelz Santana earn his money and wealth?
Juelz Santana is a popular American actor and rap artist, and he also works as a producer. He is a member of an East coast hip-hop group called “The Diplomats.” His real name is LaRon Louis James apart from his famous stage name Juelz Santana. He started rapping at the age of five. His first appearance in any official music album was in 2000 in the album S.D.E by Cam’ron when he was 18. Cam’ron introduced Juelz Santana to the rap game when Santana was 18.
The hip hop group “The Diplomats” he joined later was also known as “Dipset” before. All the members signed a deal with Roc-a-Fella Records in the year 2002. Juelz Santana gained recognition with some newly popular trends of that time. The influence of radio and TV interviews, featuring on other artist’s records and mixtapes was rising when Juelz Santana entered the rap music industry. A major part of his wealth comes to form his acting roles and the sale of his rap singles. He has sold numerous albums until now and has worked with a number of actors in the process.
He gained mainstream popularity with the help of numerous Diplomat mixtapes. In late 2002, Juelz Santana came out with his solo mixtape – Final Destination. During that time, he started working on his debut album “Come Home with Me” about appearing in two singles of Cam’ron: Hey Ma and Oh Boy. H released his album “From Me to U” in 2003 which was ranked number eight in the Billboard 200. The group’s album called “Santana’s Town” got ranked at 70 in the U.S. Billboard.
Juelz Santana was a nominee for a Grammy Award in the year 2004. He has six mixtapes, 22 singles and two studio albums presently. He has appeared in more than 30 songs as a featured artist. His second solo album titled “What the Game’s Been Missing” got released in 2005. Two of the songs from the album such as Mic Check and Clockwise got featured on the Billboard countdown. This album was also recognized by the Recording Industries Association of America and certified as gold. Various other records were also composed at this time such as Young Jeezy, Clockwise, There it goes, Shottas and others. The album and singles outshined in the billboard top 100 charts for a long time. Hot Rap Track Charts also ranked the songs and albums. In the year 2005, Juelz Santana started working on a single compiled by Chris Brown titled “Run it.”
Juelz Santana also signed a deal with Def Jam records worth $2 million for his third record – Born to Lose, Built to Win. He started working on his third album since 2008 to organize the components of his album. He earned about $500 thousand from his album “What the Game’s Been Missing.” He earned around $74,000 from his album “From Me to U.” He also produced a promoting record called “the Second Coming” with the record producer Just Blaze. He was not active with his performances for two years. Later on, he launched a new single titled as “Days of Our Lives” along with a music video. In 2018, he was sentenced to a prison term of 27 months for possessions of a weapon on an aircraft.
What are the top music albums and movies of Juelz Santana?
- Studio albums
- From Me to U (2003)
- What the Game’s Been Missing! (2005)
- Killa Season (2006): $4,340,869
- State Property 2 (2005): $1,691,706
- Kiss and Tail: The Hollywood Jumpoff (2009)
- The Project (2011)
- Video Girl (2011)