Ja Rule Net Worth

Net Worth$8 Million
Date of BirthFebruary 29, 1976
Last Updated2020


Ja Rule Net Worth, How did the American rapper and singer attain his wealth? Read on to find out more about Ja Rule Net Worth and his career.

Ja Rule Net Worth

Ja Rule Early Life

He is an American rapper, singer, and actor. Ja Rule got into a lot of fights in school due to his small size. He did not graduate but earned his GED in 2012. 

Ja Rule’s first appearance came on the song ‘Time to Build’ by Mic Geronimo, which also featured Jay-Z and DMX. 

Ja Rule Career

Jeffrey Edward Atkins well known as Ja Rule was born on February 29, 1976 in Queens, New York. He has had several songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, including ‘I’m Real’, ‘Between Me and You’ and ‘Always on Time’. 

His seven studio albums have sold more than 30 million copies since 1999. Ja Rule  is expected to release an eighth at some point in the near future. His career as a member of the group Cash Money Click started in 1993.

In 1998, Ja Rule signed with Def Jam and was featured on the Jay-Z single ‘Can I Get A…’. In 1999, his debut album Venni Vetti Vecci was released and eventually reached #1 on the Billboard 200 chart. 

Ja Rule’s second and third albums were both certified 3x Platinum and topped #1 on the Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop charts. However, his biggest singles include ‘Holla Holla’, ‘I’m Real (Murder Remix)’, ‘Between Me and You’, ‘Always on Time’, ‘Ain’t It Funny’, ‘Wonderful’ and  ‘Mesmerize’.

He has also worked with Jennifer Lopez, Christina Milian, Ashanti, and R. Kelly. He has been nominated for four Grammys and has won three Source Awards, one World Music Award, Teen Choice Award, one BET Award,one MTV Video Music Award, one GQ Men of the Year Award, one MTV Video Music Award and an NAACP Image Award. 

Ja Rule has been involved with feuds with 50 Cent and G-Unit Records, Dr. Dre, Shady Records,  Eminem, Aftermath, Lil’ Mo and Foxy Brown. He also appeared in movies like The Fast and the Furious, Scary Movie 3, and The Cookout.

He settled a lawsuit out of court after punching a man in Toronto in 2003. Ja Rule was arrested in 2004 for possession of marijuana and driving with a suspended license. 

Ja Rule was arrested on gun and drug possession charges in 2007. He later ended up serving nearly two years in federal prison on gun and tax evasion charges. Though he reportedly failed to pay taxes on $3 million worth of income that was earned between 2004 and 2006.

In late April 2017, he co-organized a music event called ‘Fyre Festival’ that was set to take place on a private island in the Bahamas but the event turned out to be a huge disaster. 

The attendees, some of whom paid thousands of dollars for their tickets, were left stranded on a garbage-strewn gravel put with FEMA disaster tents for the accommodations. 

A festival attendee filed a $100 million class-action lawsuit against Ja Rule and his festival co-founder Billy McFarland on 1st of May 2017.

Ja Rule Net Worth

Ja Rule Net Worth as of today is $8 Million. Ja Rule Net Worth is acquired from his career as a rapper and an actor.


Jeffrey Edward Atkins popularly known as Ja Rule is an American rapper, singer, and actor. He has been nominated for four Grammys and has won three Source Awards and has had several songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

As of 2020, Ja Rule’s net worth is $8 Million.

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