Who is DJ Envy and what is his net worth 2018? Raashaun Casey popularly known as DJ Envy is a DJ (Disc Jockey) from America. He is the co-host of the radio show called ‘The Breakfast Club’ along with Charlamagne Tha God and Angela Yee. He is also a VJ for the show ‘The Week In James’ for MTV2. Along with his wife Gia, Casey hosts the show called ‘Casey Crew’. He has also appeared in a number of TV shows and has appeared in the music video of Llyod Bank’s and Juelz Santana’s “Beamer Benz Or Bentley”. He has released many albums in his career and has also worked for other artists.
Raashaun Casey aka DJ Envy was born on September 3, 1977, in Queens, New York. He grew up in the neighbourhood of Queens and hails from the African-American community. Was he tutored to be a DJ by DJ Clue? in the 1990s. He soon reached the ranks of a professional DJ and used to peddle the commercials for popular rappers like The L.O.X., 50 Cent, and Jay Z. He has earned a degree in business administration from the Hampton University in Virginia.
In 2001, DJ Envy married Gia Casey. They have been together since they were in high school. The couple has got five children including three daughters named Madison Casey, London Casey, and Brooklyn Casey, and two sons named Logan Casey, and Jaxson Casey.
By working with popular rappers, DJ Envy released his first album called ‘The Desert Storm Mixtape: Blok Party, Vol. 1’ in 2003. The success of the album made him become the co-host of the radio show ‘Takin it to the Streets’ on Hot 97 along with Miss Jones. He hosted the show alone when Miss Jones left for Philadelphia.
In 2006, he was seen in the film ‘Blood of a Champion’. In 2007, he released another album called ‘The Co-Op’ along with Red Café. The is was followed by ‘It’s Moovin’’ in 2009. In 2010, he became the host of ‘The Breakfast Club’ with Charlamagne Tha God and Angela Yee on Power 105. He then went on to appear in a number of TV shows and also appeared in the music video called “Beamer Benz Or Bentley” by Lloyd Banks and Juelz Santana. Some of the shows where Casey appeared include Tha Corner, Entourage, and 106 & Park.
He then appeared in the documentary The Raw Report of Gucci Mane. In March 2010, Casey became the host of Sucker Free Countdown on MTV2. A year later he released his fourth album called ‘Love and Envy’. In the same year, another album called ‘Audio Uprising, Vol. 1’ was released. In 2014, he released his album ‘Full Breach. Vol. 5’.
At the 2013 Global Spin Awards, DJ Envy was named as the ‘DJ of the Year’. In 2014, he was named as the ‘National Mixshow DJ of the Year’. In 2015, he won both the awards of “DJ of the Year’ and ‘National Mixshow DJ of the Year’ in Global Spin Awards 2015.
DJ Envy Net Worth
DJ Envy has worked with several artists in his career. He has also successfully hosted TV shows and radio shows. In 2000, he appeared on the single “Feel the Hate” by The Murderers. He has also appeared in the single “Broken Silence” by Foxy Brown. By doing so, he has gone on to accumulate good wealth for himself. DJ Envy’s net worth is an estimated $7 million.
In 2004, he contributed in Fabolous’s single “The Bad Guy”. Again in 2004, he worked in the single “Wait a Minute” by Joe Budden. His debut album ‘The Desert Storm Mixtape: Blok Party, Vol. 1’ peaked at No. 8 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums.
DJ Envy had his own mix show “The People’s Mix” on Hot 97. He also had other shows like “The People’s Choice Hit List” and “New at 2”. He is very much active on social media and has got a number of followers. He released his debut album on Desert Storm Records. He has appeared on various satellite radio stations like Hot 97, and Power 105. His other single include “Text Ur Number” with Fetty Wap and “Still a Fan” with Rico Love.