Jermaine Dupri Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career.
Jermaine is a native of Asheville, North Carolina but he was raised up in Atlanta, after his birth on 23rd September 1972. The rapper is an American by nationality and Black by ethnicity. The son of Michael Mauldin (father) and Tina Mauldin (mother).
The musician shares a daughter called Shaniah Cymone Mauldin with Pam Sweat, whom he met when he was 25 years.Jermaine Dupri, who has influenced many young talents of this generation, produced his first act, Silk Tymes Leather (a female hip hop trio) in the year 1990 and later the teen duo Kris Kross (Chris Kelly and Chris Smith) after he met the pair in 1991 at a local mall.
He was first noticed in the show business at the age of twelve when he started dancing for the Brooklyn, New York-based renowned hip-hop group Whodini.
He also featured in the group’s music video for the track Freaks Come Out At Night, after which he began touring around the country alongside popular artists such as Herbie Hancock (born Herbert Jeffrey Hancock), an American actor, bandleader, pianist, composer, and keyboardist, and Cameo, an American-based soul-influenced funk group.
The rapper recorded a significant milestone in 1993 when he launched his own record label. Shortly after So So Def was established, Dupri discovered and signed the female R&B group Xscape to the label and later entered into a distribution partnership with Sony Music’s record label, Columbia Records.
Over the course of his career, the R&B singer has racked up a total of four Grammy Award nominations, winning one for his single hit, We Belong Here, which made it to the list as the Best R&B Song at the Grammy Awards of the year 2006.
He has worked jointly with stars like Mariah Carey (1995, on the hit single, Always Be My Baby), Lil Kim (1996; on the track Not Tonight), Janet Jackson, Da Brat, Aretha Franklin, Monica, Migos, Bow Wow, Ludacris, Xscape, Alicia Keys, and Usher (1997, on the lead single You Make Me Wanna from his second album, My Way).
Usher’s three hit singles (My Boo, Confessions Part II, and Burn) from his fourth studio album which Jermaine Dupri co-wrote and co-produced became Billboard Hot 100 number one songs consecutively while Confession won Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, Best Contemporary R&B Album and was also certified diamond by RIAA (the Recording Industry Association of America).
In a bid to expand his business empire, Dupri met Queen Latifah and the two successfully created a reality TV series titled: The Rap Game in 2015.
The show has hosted high-profile personalities such as T.I, Ludacris, Silento, Da Brat, and Usher, who coached competitors on everything they need to know to excel in the industry.
The multi-hyphenate vegan and big fan of the plant-based diet through PETA, was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in the year 2008.
Jermaine Dupri had started his career at a very early age. Due to his father’s guidance and sheer talent, Dupri had scaled sky limits soon and collaborated with several eminent stars and productions.
He has also produced his own record house, all of which has eventually led to the approximated net worth of Jermaine Dupri to be $3 million as of October 2020.
Jermaine Dupri strives towards being the best in the music world. He had also launched a reality TV show entitled “The Rap Game” with Queen Latifah in the year 2015, through which a total of five stars had emerged. Dupri is constantly supported by several stars whom he had worked in the past with.