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Michael Jones, commonly known as Mike Jones, is a famous American rap artist, actor, film producer, as well as a screenwriter. Mike Jones debuted in the music industry in 2004, when he released a collaboration single with Slim Thug called “Still Tippin’”, which placed at #60 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The single has sold more than 1 million copies and was later given a Platinum certification from the RIAA. The commercial success of “Still Tippin’” sped up the release of Mike Jones’ debut album entitled “Who is Mike Jones?”, which came out in 2005. Featuring guest appearances from Slim Thug, Paul Wall, Bun B and Big Moe, the album peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200 chart and spawned 3 singles, namely “Still Tippin’”, “Back Then” and “Flossin”. In a short period after its release, Jones’ debut album sold more than 181 000 copies and several months later was certified Platinum. Even though at the beginning of his career, Mike Jones worked with “Swishahouse” record label, which had such artists as Paul Wall, Lil’ Keke, Slim Thug and Chamillionaire under their roof, Jones went on to create his own record label entitled “Ice Age Entertainment”.
Mike Jones Net Worth $6 Million
In addition to rapping, in 2007 Mike Jones released a film loosely based on his experiences, entitled “The American Dream”, where he co-starred with Clifton Powell, Tamala Jones and Hassan Johnson. A well-known rapper and an actor, how rich is Mike Jones? According to sources, Mike Jones’ net worth is estimated to be $6 million. Undoubtedly, most of Mike Jones’ net worth and wealth comes from his rapping career.
Mike Jones was born in 1981, in Houston, Texas. As a teenager, Mike Jones desired to become a professional basketball player for the NBA, hence he took up the sport while he was in high school. However, he had to change schools often and, as a result of this, never got to play in major leagues in high school. When he dropped out, Mike Jones took up many jobs in order to earn money, which included selling phones and working at fast food shops. Mike Jones started his rapping career as a member of “Souf Folk”, a group with which he released an album entitled “Country Thuggin”.
However, he soon left the band and focused on his solo career instead. When he joined “Swishahouse” label, he released his Platinum record “Still Tippin’”, which became his big breakthrough hit. After the release of his debut album, Mike Jones came out with several singles, all of which were featured in his EP entitled “The American Dream”. The album turned out to be a commercial success, as it was featured in a Billboard 200, as well as Top Rap Albums charts. The album inspired the release of a film of the same name in 2007. So far, Mike Jones has released three studio albums, the most recent being “Where is Mike Jones?”, which came out in 2014. A famous rap artist, Mike Jones has an estimated net worth of $6 million.