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Joseph Guillermo Jones II was born on 15 July 1976, in The Bronx, New York City USA, of Aruban(mother) and Puerto Rican(father) descent. Widely known as Jim Jones, he is noted through his endeavors in performing hip hop music and directing music videos, and for co-founding the hip hop record label ‘Diplomat Records’.
So just how rich is Jim Jones? Authoritative sources state that Jim has an estimated net worth of $10 million, earned collectively through his varied ventures in the music industry, over a career spanning 20 years.
In addition to this, Jim has added much to his net worth Up to date, he and his friend rapper Cam’ron are CEOs of the company. Joseph Guillermo Jones II
Jim Jones Net Worth $10 Million
As his father died when he was a small child, Jim was brought up by his grandmother in Harlem, but was expelled from school for skipping classes and engaging in petty crime. Regardless, in 1997 Jim Jones opened his net worthtogether with Cam’ron and Freekey Zekey by establishing the hip hop group named ‘The Diplomats’; the group released two studio albums – ‘Diplomatic Immunity’ in 2003 and ‘Diplomatic Immunity 2’ in 2004 – the first achieved gold certification. In addition to this, three compilation albums ‘More Than Music Vol. 1’ in 2005, ‘The Movement Moves On’ in 2006, ‘More Than Music Vol. 2’ in 2007 and five mixtapes were released. Since 2004 Jones’ net worth has grown steadily as until the present he has also performed as a solo hip hop artist, and has released six studio albums including “Harlem: Diary of a Summer’ in 2005, ‘Hustler’s P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment)’ in 2006 being the most successful reaching the top position in both US R&B and Rap charts. In addition to this, Jones has released two compilation albums – ‘A Dipset X-Mas’ in 2006 and ‘A Tribute to Bad Santa Starring Mike Epps’ in 2008, as well as an EP, seventeen mixtapes and twenty-seven singles. All have added steadily to his net worth.
As a featured artist, Jim has appeared with Cheri Dennis, Lil Wayne, Marques Houston, DJ Kay Slay and other famous artists. Jim won an Urban Music Award in 2009 for the Best Collaboration featuring Ron Browz & Juelz Santana ‘Pop Champagne’.
Jim has increased his net worth working as a music video director, and took responsibility for the videos of ‘The Diplomats’. He has directed music videos for many other artists, including Juelz Santana, Cam’ron, State Property and Remy Ma.
Additionally, Jim Jones has created the fashion line ‘Nostic’, and co-owned the ‘Vampire Life’ clothing line with Damon Dash. What is more, Jim Jones’ net worth jumped after he showed himself on the big screen in the crime film “State Property” directed by Damon Dash, a crime thriller “Righteous Kill” directed by Jon Avnet, a feature film “Red Apples Falling” directed by Ethan Higbee, and in the television series ‘The Wire’ created by David Simon , and the show ‘Crash: The Series’.
Jim Jones is also involved in the sports management being the owner of a freestyle skating team named ‘Dipskate’. His net worth continues to rise as a result of all these aforementioned activities.
In his personal life, Jim Jones married Chrissy Lampkin in Miami in 2012, and they have a son.