Quick Facts Of Lil Jon
|Celebrated Name||Lil Jon|
|Nick Name||The King Of Crunk, Lil Jizzel|
|Birth Name||Jonathan Smith|
|Place Of Birth||Atlanta, Georgia, U.S|
|Genre||Hip Hop, Crunk|
|Education||Frederick Douglass High School|
|Famous For||Singer, Rapper, Actor, DJ, Record Producer|
|Net Worth||$ 34 million|
|Height||5 feet 6 inches|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Children||One (Nathan Smith)|
|Chest Size||42 inches|
|Bicep Size||14 inches|
|Waist Size||32 inches|
Lil Jon an American rapper, record producer, and DJ. He was the lead rapper with the group Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz from 1997 to 2004. He was best known for performing and promoting a style of hip-hop called crunk.
- An American rapper, record producer, and DJ.
- For performing and promoting a style of hip-hop called crunk.
Early Life of Lil Jon
Lil Jon was born in Atlanta, Georgia, the US as Jonathan Smith. He was born and raised in Atlanta by his mother Carrie Smith-Williams. He was graduated from Frederick Douglass High School in Atlanta.
His first job was working at a skateboard shop when he was about 17. Later, he took his first steps 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. He is of American Nationality.
Career and Achievements of Lil Jon
After forming group Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz, he debuted with the album Get Crunk, Who U Wit: Da Album which went to give hit singles like “Who U Wit?” and “Shawty Freak a Lil’ Sumthin’”. Lil Jon started his own label in 2000 and released his superhit album We Still Crunk which includes hit single “I Like Those Girls”.
He, later on, gave numerous hit and sang hit song “Yeah” alongside Usher in 2004. Furthermore, he has worked with Ciara, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube and Britney Spears.
Meanwhile, after 2003 he gave a number of solo hits like 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 also ‘Girlfriend’ by Brooke Valentine.
Furthermore, he has collaborated with Dj snake for hit singles turn Down for What in 2014 and he released a single ‘Bend Ova’ featuring Tyga. Besides rapping, singing and producing he has appeared in a number of TV series and Movies like ‘Wild ‘n Out’ (2006), ‘Class of 3000′ (2007), ‘Ridiculousness’ (2012) and many others.
He has won Grammy for the ‘Yeah’in the category The Best RAP Sung/collaboration in 2005 and MTV music award for best direction of the song Turn Down for What
Net Worth and Online Presence of Lil Jon
He has been very successful in his career and this has given him great earnings. According to some sources, he has a jaw-dropping net worth of $34 million.
In addition, He is active in social media. He has 5.2 million followers on Facebook, over 1 million followers on Twitter and over 562k followers on Instagram.
Personal Life of Lil Jon
There were rumors that he has been in a relationship with American actress Julianna Rose Mauriello whom he has met during comedy TV program Lazy Town (2004).
Keeping aside this rumors he then married following year with Nicole Smith and couple have a son named Nathan Smith. Now they are going pretty strong with their relationship.
Body Measurements of Lil Jon
Lil Jon is 5 feet 6 inches tall and with a weight of 70 kg. His chest is 42 inches, biceps is 14 inches and waist measures 32 inches. He has dark brown hair and brown eyes.
Did You Know?
- Big fan of the Atlanta Thrashers hockey team (NHL).
- Usually carries a jewel-encrusted “pimp goblet”.
- Has a son who plays hockey.