Juelz Santana is a popular American actor and rapper, who has made a net worth of over $10 million US dollars with his 20-year career in the entertainment industry. He has launched two studio albums and is working currently on his third album. The young rapper is a member of an Eastern Coast hip-hop band called ‘The Diplomats’. His debut studio album was titled as ‘From Me to U’, which released in 2003.
Juelz Santana Biography
LaRon Louis James was born in 1982 on 18th February in New York, to a Dominican mother and an African American father. He was raised in Manhattan and started rapping from an early age of five. In 2000, Juelz Santana joined a group named ‘The Diplomats’.
The Rapper rather has a very tragic love life, where none of his relationships lasted over a year. He is linked with people almost every other day. Juelz has never been married but has two sons named LaRon Louis James Jr. and Juelz Santana James, and a daughter named Bella Monroe James. He spends most of his time living in Northern New Jersey.
He has also been a part of multiple controversies. In 2011 Juelz recording studio ‘Santana’s World’ was raided, in which the police discovered 3 ounces of marijuana, boxes of ammunition and two fully loaded 9mm handguns. Later he was arrested for substantial danger and his bail cost him $125,000. Later that year the court charged him with disorderly conduct and for making a terrorist threat. ‘Clockwork’, ‘Mic Check’, ‘Hey Ma’ and ‘Oh Boy’ is considered to be his biggest hits till date.
Juelz started rapping from a very early age. When he was twelve years old, he started a duo with Draft Pick, for which he got signed by Priority Records.
He launched his first studio album ‘From Me to U’ in 2003, which was created under the Roc-A-Fella Records. He named his second album ‘What the Game’s Been Missing!’. He has been working on his third album for a year now, which is titled as ‘Born to Lose, Built to Win.’
He has worked with stars like Skull Gang, Cam’ron, Lloyd Band, Skyzoo, Lil Durk, Mikkey Hastled, Jim Jones, Chris Brown and Lil Wayne.
He made his Hollywood debut in 2005 with ‘State Property 2’. He has also done movies like ‘Love & Hip Hop: New York’, ‘Video Girl’, ‘Killa Season’, ‘Kiss and Tail’, and ‘The Project’.
In 2004, Juelz was nominated for a Grammy with Cam’ron, for the Best Duo Group Rap Performance. He has won an MTV Australia Award in the Best R&B Video category. He might not have received dozens of awards or nominations, but he has managed to create millions of fans in just 3 years in Hollywood.
Juelz Santana Net Worth & Income profile in 2017
Juelz Santana has managed to create a net worth of $10 million US dollars as of 2017, despite all his controversies in a short span of time. He also makes a good load of money by collaborating with other stars. Apart from his rapping career, Juelz also works as an actor and has done over five films. The actor can also be seen promoting sponsored stuff on his social media handles to make some extra bucks.
Juelz Santana is one of the most popular American rapper, who has worked with some of the biggest rappers like Lil Wayne and Chris Brown. He has a fan base of over million fans, who love and cherish his work. His group is ‘’ is also on the rise currently which is definitely going to open multiple career opportunities for him. It is being speculated that his third studio album is going to release soon, which is considered to become a huge hit.