Fat Joe Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Fat Joe Net Worth – Fat Joe is an American rapper, actor and producer. Fat Joe is one of the successful rappers of his age. He has released a total 10 studio albums, 22 singles, and 3 collaboration music videos.
Early Life, Family, and Education
Fat Joe was born with the full name Joseph Antonio Cartagena on August 19, 1970, in the South Bronx area of New York City where he also grew up.
Raised by his poor parents, Ernesto Delgado and Marie Cartagena, who are of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent, the rap legend lived in public housing and got involved in stealing at a young age in order to make contributions to the home.
Fat Joe married Lorena Cartagena but there was rumored that the two separated in 2012. The couple has been married almost for two decades. His wife goes by the name Lola.
Fat Joe referred to her wife as his backbone while celebrating the 2017 Valentine’s Day. Unlike to Joe, his wife Lorena just opposite to him. We stalked her social life pages and found one thing she adores so much – her family.
The couple has two sons: Joey and Ryan and a daughter named Azariah, born in 2006. His second son, Ryan is an aspiring rapper. His oldest son, Joey has autism.
In early career, Fat Joe went by the stage name Fat Joe da Gangsta and signed toRelativity Records in the early 1990s. During his career, he worked with several artists such as Busta Rhymes and more.
He released his debut album Represent in 1993 which peaked at number 16 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. The album’s lead single “Flow Joe” peaked at 82 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Then it was followed by the second one in 1995, Jealous One’s Envy, which peaked at #71 on The Billboard 200 and at #7 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. Later he signed to Atlantic Records from 1998 to 2006 and released more four albums.
Fat Joe released the third album Don Cartagena which reached at number 7 on Billboard 200 and certified gold by RIAA. His most popular singles of this album were Don Cartagena and Bet Ya Man Can’t. Joe was featured in Jennifer Lopez’s 1999 single “Feeling So Good.”
His fourth album Jealous Ones Still Envy released in 2001, featured several artists such as Irv Gotti, Ludacris, Buju Banton, Busta Rhymes, and others. This was one of the most successful albums and certified platinum.
Fat Joe’s most popular song Lean Back featuring with Remy Ma became a massive hit in 2004. The following year, he released an album called All or Nothing. The album guest featured Eminem, Nelly, R.Kelly, and Mase.
In 2006, he was signed by Imperial Records. It was followed by the release of his other albums which include Me, Myself, & I, The Elephant in the Room, Jealous Ones Still Envy 2 (J.O.S.E. 2), Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E.) and The Darkside Vol. 1.
Fat Joe released a collaborative album the Album along with Terror Squad in 1999 which sold over 250,000 copies to date. Afterward, the second and final collaborative album with Terro Squad True Story released in 2004 which peaked at number 7 on Billboard 200 and sold 500,000 copies to date.
He also appeared on a remix of DJ Khaled’s WelcomeTo My Hood. In 2011, he released his first mixtape The Darkside Vol.2. In 2017, Fat Joe and Remy Ma released his third collaborative album Plato O Plomo by RNG and Empire. His eleventh studio album yet to be released in 2018.
Fat Joe is a New York-born rapper and producer who has a net worth of $5 million dollars.