Quick Facts of Jonathan Smith
- Full NameJonathan Smith
- Net Worth$28 Million
- Date of Birth1971 /01 /17
- NicknameThe King Of Crunk Lil Jizzel
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia, U.S.
- ProfessionRapper, Songwriter, Record Producer, Disc-Jockey
- Active Year1991–present
- Eye colourBrown
- Hair colourDark Brown
- SpouseNicole Smith (m. 2004)
- Height5feet 7inches (1.7 m)
- Weight 70kg (154lbs)
- Body Measurement42-14-32
- EducationFrederick Douglass High School
- Online PresenceTwitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube
- Children1 - Nathan Smith
Lil Jon is an American DJ, record producer, and rapper based in Atlanta, GA. He was the lead frontman of the multi-platinum selling rap group, Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz and was instrumental in the emergence of the sub hip/hop genre Crunk. He is the brand ambassador of Don Julio tequila and has also launched his own clothing line 2Vicious.
As of 2019, Jon’s net worth is $28 Million and earns $7 Million from his popular song, Turn Down For What. Besides, he tied the knot with Nicole Smith. Moreover, they share an adorable son, Nathan Smith. If you like to know more in details about Jon’s career as well as his personal life, net worth, and earnings, take a look into the biography of Lil Jon.
Who is Jonathan Smith? His Bio & Wiki
Lil is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and disc-jockey. He was the lead rapper with a musical group, Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz from 1997 to 2004. He is notable for performing and promoting a style of hip-hop, crunk. Moreover, he starred in many television series over the years including Wild ‘n Out (2006), Class of 3000 (2007), Ridiculousness (2012) etc.
Lil Jon was born as Jonathan Smith on 27th January 1971, in Atlanta, Georgia, US. Jon’s nationality is American and his ethnicity is African. He was raised in Atlanta by his mother, Carrie Smith-Williams. Besides, there is no information about his siblings.
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Concerning about his education, he graduated from Frederick Douglass High School in Atlanta. At the age of 17, he started his first job serving at a skateboard shop. Later, he enrolled into music as a DJ in his hometown of Atlanta and made his debut as a guest DJ on WRFG’s Macadocious in Effect underground hip-hop show.
Inside of Lil Jon’s Career
Talking about Lil Jon’s profession, Jon started his career with a musical group, Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz. He debuted with his album, Get Crunk, Who U Wit: Da Album which went to give hit singles are Who U Wit? and Shawty Freak a Lil’ Something. Later, he started his own label in 2000 and also released his superhit album, We Still Crunk which includes hit single, I Like Those Girls.
Furthermore, Jon sang a hit song, Yeah! along with Usher in 2004. He also worked with Ciara, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube and Britney Spears. After 2003, he gave many solo hits which were Salt Shaker by Ying Yang Twins, Yeah ! by Usher, Freek-a-Leak by Petey Pablo, Shorty Wanna Ride by Young Buck, Shake That Monkey by Too Short, and Girlfriend by Brooke Valentine.
Furthermore, Jon has collaborated with Dj snake for the hit single, Turn Down for What in 2014 and he released a single, Bend Ova featuring Tyga. Besides, he has made his appearance in many TV series and Movies are Wild ‘n Out (2006), Class of 3000 (2007), Ridiculousness (2012) etc.
Lifetime Accomplishments and Awards
Lil Jon sang many songs throughout many years which always got featured on the Top 100 list. He has produced many super hit singles. But the songs for which he is best notable is Yeah! with Usher and Ludacris in 2005. Moreover, Jon’s 2015 collaboration with DJ Snake for Turn Down for What won many accolades as well.
Furthermore, Jon is awarded by many Grammy Awards along with Usher and Ludacris in the category of Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for the song Yeah! in 2005. Jon’s famous duet song, Turn Down for What with DJ Snake got the MTV Video Music Awards for Best Direction in 2014.
How much is Lil Jon’s Earnings & Net Worth?
Lil Jon has an estimated net worth of $28 Million as of 2019. He has earned $7 Million from his popular song, Turn Down For What along with Dj Snake. Moreover, the song sold more than 3 Million copies in the US and he makes the majority of income from his DJing career around 140 dates per year.
Back in 2006, Jon has an estimated net worth of $15 Million in 2006. After two years, his net worth decreased by $2 Million and became $13 Million in 2008. He has also earned $40k from his celebrity apprentice in 2011. Moreover, he has earned $15,500 from his album, Crunk Rock (14,000 copies) and previously in 2010, he had an estimated net worth of $6 Million.
Lil John’s House
Furthermore, Jon bought an $18 Million Hollywood hills panty-dropping Palace in 2007. Moreover, his house consists of 6 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms and with 7,000 square feet and has a built-in recording studio, game room, and media room.
Lil Jon’s Social Media
Jon is active on social media. He is followed by a huge number of fans on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube. Moreover, he has 615k followers on Instagram as well as 950k followers on Twitter. He has 5,199,602 followers on Facebook and has 452k subscribers on YouTube.
Lil Jon’s Body Measurement
Lil Jon has a stunning personality with a height of 5feet 7inches (1.7 m) and weighs around 70kg (154lbs). Moreover, Jon’s hair color is dark brown and her eye color is brown. He has a muscular body measuring 42-14-32 inches respectively.
Who is Lil Jon’s Wife? Know about his Marriage
Coming up to Lil Jon’s personal life, Jon got married to Nicole Smith, an American model in 2004. Moreover, they have a lovely son, Nathan Smith. Besides, Jon is living a happy married life without any ups and downs in their life. Further, he is busy with his work and focusing on his career.
There were rumors saying Joan had an affair with Julianna Rose Mauriello, American actress whom he first met on Lazy Town, a comedy TV program (2004). However, the rumors got proved as fake and the two stated that they were just friends.