Facts of Violent J
|Full Name||Violent J|
|Birth Name||Joseph Francis Bruce|
|Profession||Rapper, Record Producer|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Richard Bruce|
|Mother Name||Linda Bruce|
|Date of Birth||April 28,1972|
What is Violent J's Net Worth?
Co-founder of the Juggalo Championship Wrestling, Violent J is an American rapper, record executive and professional wrestler. He is best known for being a member of the hip-hop duo group Insane Clown Posse along with Shaggy 2 Dope. He is also the co-founder of the music record label named Psychopathic Records.
As of 2019, the American musician has amassed a total net worth of $15 million. Below the article summarises all the financial aspects of Jagged Joe, his net worth, salary, earnings and other sources of income.
Net Worth Details- Salary, Earnings, And Other Income Sources
The American musician has an estimated wealth of $15 million which he gathered mostly from his solo recording career. Most of his money comes from the sales of his record albums.
He started his career as a professional wrestler. He then got along with his friend Dale and recorded Intelligence and Violence on a small karaoke machine.
It was during this time he came with the stage name Violent J. He then formed a group called Golden Goldies comprising of members of the Psychopathic Records. Together they released their only LP during a week.
He also formed other musical groups like Soopa Villainz, Psychopathic Rydas, and Dark Lotus.
His Insane Clown Posse is referred to as the most hated band of the world.
His major influences are Pearl Jam, Michael Jackson, Geto Boys, Gong, and Awesome Dre.
He has contributed to the soundtrack of the movie Solaris, starring George Clooney.
Being a musician, Violent J earned almost all of his money from the sales of record albums. The earnings of his albums are given below:
|Carnival of Carnage||1992||$500,000|
|The Great Milenko||1997||$1,700,000|
|The Amazing Jeckel Brothers||1999||$1,000,000|
|The Wraith: Shangri-La||2002||$500,000|
|Bang! Pow! Boom!||2009||$164,000|
All the above-mentioned albums were produced with the band Insane Clown Posse, so he might have received a fair share for his contribution to the music.
His solo albums The Shining and The Mighty Death Pop! had earnings of $10,000 and $41,000.
He has also released several other albums with different musical groups, but the earnings and the return from these albums are currently unknown.
YouTube And Endorsement Deals
His YouTube channel Psychopathic Records has estimated monthly earnings of $257 - $4.1K while the channel makes $3.1K - $49.4K yearly.
The Vevo channel InsaneClownPosseVEVO makes $200 - $3.2K every month and the yearly earnings of the channel are $2.4K - $38.3K.
He has not endorsed any major brands to date.
Assets- Houses And Cars
He resides along with his kids in his house in Farmington, Michigan, in the United States.
There is no data regarding the car he possesses, but being a celebrity he might own a few cool locomotives.
Charity, Insurance, And Taxes
There are no records of his charitable donations but as a part of the band Insane Clown Posse they do a lot of charitable concerts for their fans, the proceeds of which are sometimes donated.
He owed $379,783 in 2015 in federal income taxes to the Internal Revenue Service which the notorious rapper had been attempting to dodge.
The money consisted of $162,417 in delinquent taxes and $217,366 in a tax lien.
He must be a good sum of money for his $15 million net worth and also for his music record label Psychopathic Records.
Violent J's Personal Life- Age, Relationships, Tattoos, Height And Weight
He was born as Joseph Francis Bruce on 28th April 1972 in Berkley, Michigan in the United States. He is the son of Richard Bruce and Linda Bruce. When he was two years old his father stole all of his family's money and left.
He has two siblings named Theresa Bruce and Robert Bruce.
Where is Violent J from?
He is of American nationality and his ethnicity is white. He is from Detroit, Michigan.
He didn't complete his high school and dropped out in the 9th standard. He then formed his gang called the Inner City Posse. With his gang, he would terrorize the locals with tear gas and steal radio cars.
He was then caught by the police and sentenced to jail, which forced him to change his ways.
How old is Violent J?
As of 2019 he is 47-years-old.
Violent J is a married man. He married his wife Michelle "Sugar Slam" Rapp on Father's Day on 16th June 2013, the same day he released the album titled Fuck My Dad (Richard Bruce).
Together they have two children; a son named Joseph "JJ" Bruce II (2005) and daughter Ruby Bruce (2006).
The couple decided to separate in February 2016. That same year he dated Blahzay Roze but broke in the same year.
Violent J has 9 tattoos engraved on his body. He has a Jesus on his inner right arm, Detroit on his lower right arm, Juggalo on his lower left arm and Butterfly on his inner left arm.
He also has RWBL (Rob William Bruce Love) on his right knuckles, JFBL (Joseph Frank Bruce Love)on his left knuckles. He has a rose on both his right and left forearms, a wrestler on his left leg and barbed wire around his right leg.
How tall is Violent J?
The American rapper has an impressive height of 6 feet and 3 inches (191 cms) and his body weight is 1230 kg (280 lbs).