Joseph Guillermo Jones II, better known as Jim Jones is a 46 years old American rapper and record executive. He is best known for being an original member of the hip-hop group “The Diplomats”. Jones is also the co-CEO of the hip-hop record label, Diplomat Records. As of 2022, Jim Jones net worth is estimated to be around $500 thousand.
Jim Jones was born Joseph Guillermo Jones II on the 15th of July, 1976 in New York City, United States. He was born to Puerto Rican father, Joseph Guillermo, and African American mother, Nancy Jones.
Jones had spent most of his early days staying with his maternal grandmother. For his study, he joined Catholic School. However, he was missing the classes mostly because he would be spending time playing hooky at the training station.
Later, Jones was expelled from the school when he was found selling the candy which he stole from the shop owner nearby the church where he was studying. As he grew up, he started taking music seriously and decided to become a rapper in the future. He succeeded in the first step towards his musical dream when he formed a hip group named The Diplomats with his childhood friend, Camr’on in 1997. Later, Juelz Santana joined the group in 1999.
Rapper Jim Jones Net Worth & Career
Jim dropped his first studio album titled “On My Way to Church” on 24th August 2004. The two songs from his debut album titled “Certified Gangstas”, and “Crunk Muzik” became a massive hit, and topped the chart of US Billboard 200, and R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. He came up with his second studio album titled “Harlem: Diary of a Summer” on August 23, 2005. His second album peaked at 5th place on the Billboard 200 and reached the top spot on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart.
Jones received further popularity with the release of his third album “Hustler’s P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment”. It was more successful commercially than his previous albums. From the album, he delivered the biggest single to date titled ‘We Fly High”. He released his fourth studio album “Pray IV Reign” on March 24, 2009.
Jones reunited with his old mate of hip hop group Juelz Santana and Cam’ron on June 26, 2010, and worked on a track titled “Salute”. With the release of the track, the trio marks the return of the Diplomats. After the reunion, they released their studio album titled “Diplomatic Ties” on November 22, 2018.
Jim’s last solo album titled “El Capo” was released on May 31, 2019. He has most recently collaborated with the composer and record producer, Harry Fraud, and released a collaborative album titled “The Fraud Department” in 2021.
Jim Jones Personal Life
Jim Jones has been in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Chrissy Lampkin for nearly 17 years. The pair appeared together on the reality show “Love & Hip Hop New York”. Jones and Chrissy have not yet made up their mind to get married yet.
Jones and Chrissy have also made appearances together on other shows “Vow Or Never”, and “Marriage Boot Camp”. They have even made their own reality show called “Chrissy and Mr. Jones”, which premiered on VH1 as a spin-off of the popular reality series “Love & Hip Hop: New York”.
In an episode of the reality show, when Chrissy was asked about getting married to Jones, she answered “Our relationship is in a good place. I thought that marriage was the natural progression, but it’s not everybody. So, we’re good right now.”.
Likewise while giving an interview on The WGCI Morning Show, Jones shut down down the interviewer when he asked about his marriage with Chrissy. He said to the interviewer “You married? Your momma married? You talking to me about something that you haven’t fulfilled or your mom hasn’t fulfilled.”
Jim Jones Net Worth
As of 2022, Jim Jones has gathered a total net worth amount of $500 thousand. In addition to earning a hefty figure as a rapper, he has also gathered handsome figures from getting involved in other ventures. He owns a freestyle inline skating team named “Dipskate”, and he partly owns the professional indoor football team, Richmond Roughriders.
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