Young Jeezy’s claim to fame is his more than 19 years in showbiz as a rapper, actor, and songwriter. He is a platinum-selling artist who has released hits like Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101, Thug Motivation 102: The Inspiration etc.
Similarly, he has also worked with Boyz N Da Hood, releasing a full album with them. He has also released some singles in collaboration with some of the biggest names in the rapping industry, like Akon.
Jeezy, formerly known as Young Jeezy’s net worth is $15 million as of April 2020. On the other hand, some sources have also claimed that his net worth is $20 million.
Starting out as a gang member of a gang in Los Angeles, he became friends with Kinky B, who helped him pursue a career in rap music. Some tabloids have claimed that he earns $5 million per year.
The rapper has a Georgia mansion that he bought in 2015. He bought the mansion while he was being investigated for his connection to the shooting that took place at a Wiz Khalifa concert.
He bought the 9,000 sq. ft. pad in November a month before he was dismissed from the charges. The rapper was so sure of his innocence in the case that he bought the property even though it cost him $1.5 Million and features 600 lb. cast iron front doors in addition to having 6 beds and 7 baths.
The singer’s music videos regularly feature Lamborghinis, and the rapper bought a Lamborghini Murcielago. He bought the car for $354,000, which can go 0-60 in 3.4 seconds.
The car has a V12 under the hood and boasts a staggering 650 horsepower. The supercar is one of the best-known cars in the world built for performance.
Similarly, he also owned a Bugatti Veyron that he destroyed after a taxi hit him on September 29, 2007.
Jeezy first released a studio album on July 26, 2005, titled Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101. The album reached the second spot on the US charts and was certified platinum. He released his next album on December 12, 2006, called Thug Motivation 102: The Inspiration.
The album surpassed the former album and reached the number 1 spot on the US, US Rap and US R&B charts. Similarly, his 3rd studio album titled The Recession was released on September 2, 2008.
He waited a few years before releasing his next album, TM:103 Hustlerz Ambition on December 20, 2011. The album did well on the US Rap And R&B charts reaching top spot but peaked at 3rd in the US charts.
Seen It All: The Autobiography came out on September 2, 2014, which id well on all charts, even reaching the 8th spot in the Canadian charts. After this success, he released Church in These Streets on November 13, 2015.
Then, on October 28, 2016, Jeezy released Trap or Die 3 that topped the US, US R&B and US Rap charts, also selling a huge number of copies.
Pressure was released on December 15, 2017, and could not repeat the success of Trap or Die 3. His latest album as of April 2020 was released on August 23, 2019, that was titled TM104: The Legend of the Snowman.
Jeezy, aka Young Jeezy, was born Jay Wayne Jenkins on September 28, 1977, in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S. He later moved to Atlanta, Georgia, the USA where he grew up. He has an American nationality and is African-American by ethnicity. He has a sister named Katrina Wright.
He got engaged to Jeannie Mai on March 27, 2020, Mai announced that she was dating the rapper in September 2019.