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JabbaWockeeZ Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
JabbaWockeeZ is a dance band based in San Diego, California, USA, which rose to fame after winning the first season of the competitive dance reality television series “America’s Best Dance Crew” (2008). Initially, the band was formed by Joe “Punkee” Larot, Phil “Swagger Boy” Tayag and Kevin “KB Brewer, then in 2004, Jabbawockeez was joined by Jeff “Phi” Nguyen, Rynan “Kid Rainen” Paguio, Chris “Cristyle” Gatdula and Ben “B-Tek” Chung, and in 2013, Tony “Transformer” Tran joined the dance crew. Music, choreography and design are developed collectively as the dance band does not have a specific leader. The Jabbawockeez has been active in the entertainment industry since 2004.
How rich is the dance crew? The authoritative sources estimate that the overall size of JabbaWockeeZ’s net worth is as much as $5 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2016.
JabbaWockeeZ Net Worth $5 Million
To begin with, the band was formed by three friends – dancers Kevin, Phil and Joe – and was named Three Musky. As a visual signature of the crew, white gloves and masks were used. By 2004, other members joined the band making it a seven-member ensemble, and entitled the JabbaWockeeZ, but soon, the band was made up of eleven dancers. The band stood out with careful synchronicity, electric mix of many urban dance styles such as b-boying, popping and others. In 2007, the dance crew JabbaWockeeZ participated in the reality competition show “America’s Got Talent”, but were eliminated in the call backs held in Las Vegas. The following year they participated in the reality show “America’s Best Dance Crew”. Only seven members could take part in the competition, according to the regulations of the show, but consequently, the JabbaWockeeZ became the winners of the competition, winning $100,000. The victory not only increased the overall size of JabbaWockeeZ’s net worth, but also raised their popularity.
JabbaWockeeZ has signed many endorsement deals, with Gatorade, Ford, Pepsi and other well known companies. The crew has been invited to participate in a number of shows including “Live with Regis and Kelly”, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”, “So You Think You Can Dance”, “Dancing with the Stars” as well as many others.
The dance crew has been performing in huge events like the Cycle 13 of America’s Next Top Model, University of Florida’s Gator Growl, DECA’s 66th Annual International Career Development Conference in Salt Lake City, Billboard Music Awards 2013 and the Universal Studios Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights night time event in 2015.
The JabbaWockeeZ has also been touring in the USA, as well as Australia. As guest stars they have participated in television series and shows, to give example “The Bachelorette” and feature films like “Step Up 2: The Streets” (2008) directed by Jon M. Chu. All the aforementioned appearances have also added sums to the JabbaWockeeZ net worth.
Furthermore, the JabbaWockeeZ is the winner of various awards including Asian Excellence Awards as the Favourite Reality TV Star (2008), Living Legend of Hip Hop Award by Hip Hop International (2012), Lifetime Achievement Award by the Set It Off Competition (2013) as well as BabyWockee Award.
The JabbaWockeeZ has also launched a clothing line which has also added sums to the total size of their wealth.