Joseline Hernandez is a Puerto Rican American rapper television personality and former stripper. The self proclaimed Puerto Rican princess has an estimated net worth that falls somewhere between $150,000 and $2 million.
Joseline Hernandez Net Worth: Brief History
Controversial is the word that describes everything about Joseline Hernandez including her history. The ex stripper has revealed that she was born in Puerto Rico on 3rd November 1986, however, other sources say she was born Shenellica Juneann Bettencourt on March 21, 1977 (court and police documents also confirm this).
According to her, her family grew up poor in Puerto Rico and she moved to Atlanta at the age of 10. At the age of 16 she began stripping with claims that it was to support her family who was struggling financially and to pay for the medical bills of one of her 5 brothers who was diagnosed with autism. She received a little over $1,000 per month for her stripping duties.
Joseline Hernandez Net Worth: Journey To Fame
Joseline continued stripping under the name Shenellica Juneann Bettencourt not just in Atlanta but in Miami and Dallas, Texas. As common with strippers, she has had run-ins with the law a couple of times in 2003 and 2007 where she was arrested and charged with lewd and lascivious behavior- she reportedly exhibited the behavior during a stage performance of one of her songs. In 2007 she was set to star in a reality TV show about strippers but it never premiered.
While stripping in ONYX an infamous Atlanta strip club, she was discovered by rapper and record producer Stevie J. Stevie J began managing her music career and later introduced her to the second installment of the Love & Hip Hop reality television franchise, “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta”. She made her debut on the first season which began airing on June 18, 2012 on VH1. Love & Hip Hop Atlanta premiered to ratings high enough to make it the highest-rated installment of the Love & Hip Hop franchise. The success of the show simultaneously brought fame to its stars.
Joseline Hernandez Net Worth: Love & Hip Hop Atlanta
Joseline Hernandez received $50,000 for the first season of the show, after which her paycheck increased to $150,000 per episode beginning in the second season in 2013. It is rumored that she currently receives as much as $350,000 per season. Joseline has been the center of controversy since the show’s debut. She soon entered into a romantic relationship with Stevie J which was chronicled on the show, but before their relationship, Stevie was in a romantic relationship with another co-star Mimi Faust whom he fathered a daughter named Eva.
Joseline and Stevie’s relationship seemed to be waxing stronger and in 2013 the pair were rumored to have been secretly married, however, it was proven to be just a hoax. The pair took their relationship to a new level when they landed their own spin-off reality TV show named “Stevie J & Joseline: Go Hollywood”. The show which chronicled their new life in Los Angeles, California premiered on VH1 on January 25, 2016.
And then it all came crumbling down, after a turbulent break up, the show which was already ordered for a second season was cancelled. The pair had a go at each other on social media with Stevie requesting for a restraining order from her which was denied. Stevie called her out saying that Joseline isn’t even her real name and that she is 10 years older than she claims and is even married to another man.
Joseline in the 5th season reunion of Love & Hip Hop revealed to everyone’s surprise including Stevie’s that she was pregnant with Stevie’s child. Stevie who already has four kids with different women denied that the baby is his. Joseline on the other hand, challenged him to have a paternity test. While Stevie appears to have moved on and even began dating another, Joseline is also rumored to have begun filming a reality TV special to chronicle her journey as a pregnant single mother.
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