Facts of Fat Joe
|Full Name||Fat Joe|
|Birth Name||Joseph Antonio Cartagena|
|Profession||Rapper, Actor, Record Executive|
|Ethnicity||Puerto Rican and Cuban|
|Birth City||New York City|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Ernesto Delgado|
|Mother Name||Marie Cartagena|
|No Of Children||3|
|Awards||Billboard Latin Music Awards,ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards|
|Filmography||Scary Movie 3,Happy Feet|
|Date of Birth||August 19,1970|
Winner of Billboard Latin Music Awards, Fat Joe is an American rapper, songwriter and actor. He has a net worth of $5 million, as of 2020.
He is best known for his record music label Terror Squad, where he signed many big names of hip-hop like Big Pun, Cuban Link, and DJ Khaled. He is also popular of his songs like What's Luv?, Lean Back, and Make It Rain, to name some.
The recipient of ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards currently hosts a podcast in Tidal, a subscription-based musical podcast along with other musicians.
What is the Net Worth of Fat Joe in 2020?
Despite being a successful rapper and a record executive, Fat Joe has accumulated a total of $5 million in net worth, as per Celebrity Net Worth. The money he gathered to date is from the sales of record albums and from tours that he has been part of.
Fat Joe's Career and Earnings From Movies
He stepped into the hip hop scene by his brother and was influenced by rap legend Big Pun.
He soon got a deal with Relativity Records as a part of rap group Diggin' in the Crates under the alias name Fat Joe da Gangsta.
He released his debut album Represent in 1993 whose single Flow Joe went to top the Billboard Hot Rap Singles chart.
The American rapper then got signed to Atlantic Records from 1998 to 2006. As of 2019, he has released a total of 11 studio albums, 3 mixtapes and 22 singles. He is best known for his songs like What's Luv, All The Way Up, Make It Rain and Lean Back, to name some.
He is the proud owner of the record label Terror Squad, which is distributed by EMI, E1, EMPIRE, and Imperial.
Box Office Collection of Movies He Has Appeared
Fat Joe also voiced the character of Seymour in Happy Feet, featuring Elijah Wood, Hugh Jackman, and Nicole Kidman. The movie's earnings at the box office was $384.3 million against the $100 million budget.
Further his acting can also be found in Superbad, alongside Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Emma Stone, and Bill Hader. The earnings of the film is estimated to be $169.9 million. He also acted with Tiffany Haddish in the 2018 film Night School which had earnings of $103.1 million.
YouTube, Instagram, And Endorsement Deals
Fat Joe's Vevo channel on YouTube, FatJoeVEVO earns about $2.6K - $41.9K every month which makes its yearly estimated earnings to be $31.4K - $503.1K.
An artist receives 20% of the channel's earnings while the rest 80% goes to the channel itself.
The What's Luv singer is also active on Instagram as @fatjoe where he has more than 3 million followers. The estimated earnings for every post is said to be in between $5,634 - $9,390.
He has endorsed major brands like Fingalicking, Del Toro, Beats By Dre, AQUAhydrate and Boost Mobile. The money he received for appearing on the advertisements of these companies has not been disclosed by the rapper.
Fat Joe's Residence and Cars
He owns a house in Plantation, Florida which has a price value of $1.99 million. The rapper paid $100,00 for the land on which the house is built.
The house is facilitated with a home theater of $50,000 and contains chairs made of ivory leather which cost $50,000.
His garage houses a small collection of cool luxurious rides like a Cadillac Escalade of $75,195, a Rolls Royce Phantom which can be bought for $450,000 and a Ferrari 360 modena which cost him $182,000 in 2013.
Philanthropic Works, Insurance, And Taxes
He supported the cause of Heat's Justice Winslow charity talent show, whereupon he donated 20 computers.
Joe also performed at the Pretty Lou Birthday Charity Concert, the proceeds of which will go to the Eleanor & Lou Gehrig ALS Center for Leukemia and ALS Research and New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital.
The Lean Back singer also supports the cause of Lets Move!. The money he donated to these organizations has not been disclosed by the rapper. Also, there is no information regarding the insurance policies that he follows for himself, his family and for the assets he possesses.
In 2012, Fat Joe pleaded guilty for tax evasion on over $3 million from the years 2007-2010. For the tax fraud, he was sentenced to four months and had to pay $200,000, plus penalties from the IRS.
Following the incident, Fat Joe may be constantly paying his taxes to the Government for his $5 million net worth which includes his cars and luxurious rides.
Fat Joe's Personal Life- Age, Relationships, Height And Weight Loss
He was born as Joseph Antonio Cartagena in The Bronx, New York City, New York in the United States of America on 19th August 1970. He is the son of father Ernesto Delgado and mother Marie Cartagena. He also has a brother named Andre.
Joe is of American nationality and his ethnicity is mixed with both Cuban and Puerto Rican descent.
The 49-years-old rapper is currently single but has been married and divorced once. He was married to ex-wife, Lorena Cartagena since 1995. The couple divorced in 2012 have a daughter named Azaria.
Height and Weight
He stands tall with a height of 5 feet and 10.5 inches (179 cms).
How much weight did Fat Joe lose?
During 1996 he weighed around 140 kg (300 lbs). However, by 2011, he showcased his efforts to lose weight via a song titled Drop a Weight which depicted him losing 88 lbs from his previous 350 lbs.
He follows a low-carb diet, eating just sweet potatoes while avoiding white carbs present in rice, bread, and pasta.
Earnings of Record Albums
Being a rapper he earned most of his money from the sales of record albums, which have been given below:
|Jealous One's Envy||1995||N/A|
|Don Cartagena||1998||$1 million|
|Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E.)||2001||$11 million|
|All or Nothing||2005||$3.09 million|
|Me, Myself & I||2006||$1.03 million|
|The Elephant in the Room||2008||N/A|
|Jealous Ones Still Envy 2 (J.O.S.E. 2)||2009||$98,000|
|The Darkside Vol. 1||2010||$16 million|
Highest Grossing Songs of Fat Joe
Fat has been the part of some of the highest grossing albums and songs. Here are list of some of his songs.
- What’s Luv? (2002): Peaked at #2
- Get It Poppin’ (2005): Peaked at #9
- Make It Rain (2007): Peaked at #13
- We Thuggin’ (2002): Peaked at #15
- I Want You (2003): Peaked at #22