What Is Jim Jones’ (Rapper) Net Worth and Who are His Wife and Kids?

Age/Date of Birth:
July 15, 1976
5 feet, 9 inches (1.8 m)
Wife or Girlfriend:Chrissy Lampkin
Parents:Father: Joseph Guillermo Jones I
Mother: Nancy Jones
Net Worth:$8 million

Rapper Jimmy Jones is also a music video director who has worked with many household names. Beyond that, he is a businessman with his own record label.

Jimmy has made appearances in a number of TV shows, most notably VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop: New York”; its spin-off “Chrissy & Mr Jones” and the latest “Jim & Chrissy: Vow or Never”.

The rapper, businessman, video director and reality TV star has total assets estimated at around $8 million.

A Brief History of Jimmy’s Early Life

Born Joseph Guillermo Jones II on July 15, 1976, in The Bronx, New York; Rapper Jim Jones was raised in Harlem New York city where he lived a somewhat undisciplined and rough life.

He attended a Catholic school where he was finally expelled after a series of skipping classes and selling stolen candies in the school. The rapper confessed to this in his “Jim Jones’ The Come Up DVD, Vol. 19”. In the video, he also revealed some facts about his past life like growing up with rapper Freekey Zekey.

Music Career With The Diplomats

Jim Jones together with his childhood friends and fellow Harlem breed Cam’ron and Freekey Zekey formed the rap group “The Diplomats” aka “Dipset” in 1997, two years later in 1999, they were joined by Juelz Santana. The group in 2001 signed a recording deal with Def-Jam and Jay-Z‘s Roc-A-Fella Records. Under the labels, they released their debut album which they titled “Diplomatic Immunity Under”. That was in March 2003; the album featured appearances from Master P.

Following a feud between the group leader Cam’ron and Jay Z, the group signed with a different record label called Koch Records now E1. In November 2004, under Koch, they released the second studio album “Diplomatic Immunity 2”. The group members following a feud went their separate ways but settled their differences in 2010 and have since been working together.

In 2001, Jones and Cam’ron founded record label Diplomat Records of which they both serve as co-CEOs. The label releases its music under independent label E1 music and counts rapper Lil Wayne among its roster.

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Solo Music Career

Jim Jones released his debut solo studio album “On My Way to Church” in 2004 which peaked at #18 on the Billboard 200 charts. It produced two Billboard charting singles; “Certified Gangstas” which featured artists including The Game and “Crunk Muzik” which featured The Diplomats members.

He achieved more success with his sophomore solo album “Harlem: Diary of a Summer” released on August 23, 2005, which sold over 350,000 copies. It peaked at #5 on the Billboard 200 and #1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Like the first, it produced a number of successful singles.

His third album Hustler’s P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment) produced the single “We Fly High” which is the rapper’s most successful single in his entire career.

His fourth album Pray IV Reign was released on March 24, 2009, under major record label Columbia Records.

Jimmy has released a total of 7 studio albums including two compilation and one collaborative album. He has also released mixtapes that featured well-known names like Meek Mill, and 2 Chains. Jim continues to work on his music career together with The Diplomats group which was later joined by Vado.

Business Ventures and Earnings

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From directing videos to owning his own fashion labels and even taking up acting roles, Jim Jones has done it all. At the peak of his music career, Jim Jones was actively involved in directing music videos including those of his rap group going under the pseudonym CAPO (Caporegime).

In 2008, Jones decided to capitalize on the popularity of his rockstar style to create a clothing line called “Nostic” and in 2012, he created another one “Vampire Life” in collaboration with the former Roc-a-fella record boss Dame Dash. The label has since been on an exponential growth and its owners look to expand it beyond New York where they are currently in business.

In 2002, Jones ventured into acting making his debut in “State Property 2”. The rapper has since featured in a handful of  Direct-to-video DVD films. He also owns a skating team called Dipskate which he says will be featured in the X Games in the near future.

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Reality TV

Jim Jones achieved reality TV star status with the success of VH1 series “Love & Hip Hop: New York” which he starred for two seasons 2011-2012 alongside Chrissy Lampkin. The pair were later given a spin-off of their own “Chrissy & Mr. Jones” which like most reality TV shows centered around their personal lives.

One of the ways Jones loves to spend his money is by buying luxury rides. His car collection worth at least $400,000 consists of a Mercedes G-Wagon, Bently GT, Audi R8 and Audi A8L. It is believed that the star is worth $10 million.

A Look at the highest grossing works of Jim Jones

  • Amount received from investors (2008) – $200,000.
  • Minimum MSRP of Jim Jones Audi A8L (2011) – $75,000.
  • Jim Jones Bentley GT (2012) – $70,000.
  • Jim Jones Audi R8 (2012) – $80,000.
  • Jim Jones Mercedes Benz G-Class car (2012) – $100,000

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Is Jim Married and Hoes He Have Kids? 

Jim Jones has maintained a rather very long relationship with his fiancée, Chrissy Lampkin. Jim and Chrissy who is an American reality TV star, have been together since 2004 and they got engaged in 2007. With the rapper in his early 40s and the reality star heading for the latter part of 40, fans keep asking when she will become Jim Jones wife.

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They have been dating for 11 years but have never been married. However, that is soon to change with their new reality TV show “Jim & Chrissy: Vow or Never” which premiered on September 1, 2016. The WE tv show will focus on the couples as they plan their wedding ceremony.

Even as the two have been together for almost as long as many people can remember, they do not have any children together. Nonetheless, the rapper has a son, Joseph Guillermo Jones III who is better known as Pudie. His mom is not known, but what is known is that he is definitely not of his father’s fiancée. There have as well been rumours that have been circulating for a very long time that the rapper might have had a daughter, and according to the claims, Young M.A could be the daughter. The female rapper’s mother is known, but her father is not known.

Tragedy struck Jim’s family on Christmas day of 2017 when his mom’s house got burnt down. The consolation at the end of it was that everyone came out fine, and the rapper promised that though it broke his heart, he was very grateful that no one was hurt and he was going to get for his mom the biggest house he can afford.

Why People Think Jim Jones Is Dead

Jim Jones

At the mention of the name Jim Jones, the minds of many Americans unconsciously recall the notorious cult leader Jim Jones who died from suicide on November 18, 1978. However, there is another Jim Jones, a rapper who is still alive.

There are a lot of people who sometimes, get confused and think that Jim Jones is dead. This is because of the confusion between him and an American religious leader who also bore the same name in the 1970s. The religious leader was responsible for the death of close to a thousand people in a mass suicide case. Nevertheless, the rapper, Jim Jones isn’t dead.

Profile Summary 
First Name:Joseph
Last Name:Jones II
Also Known As:
Jimmy Jones, CAPOOne Eyed Willie
Rapper, record executive, Music Director
Famous For:Co-CEO of Diplomat Records
Colleges/Universities Attended:
Educational Qualifications:
Birthday & Zodiac
Age/Date of Birth:
July 15, 1976
Zodiac Sign:Cancer
Birth Place:
New York City, New York, U.S.
Country of Residence:
Physical Attributes
5 feet, 9 inches (1.8 m)
82 kg
Eye Colour:
Hair Color:
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Marital Status:
Chrissy Lampkin
Family and Relatives
Joseph Guillermo Jones I
Mother:Nancy Jones
Joseph Guillermo Jones III
Siblings:Keisha Jones
Precious Jones
Other Relatives:
Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth:
$8 million
Source of Wealth:
Music album, Acting roles

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