Fat Joe Net Worth
Who is Fat Joe?
Joseph Antonio Cartagena is a famous Latin American rapper and an actor. He is better recognized by his stage name Fat Joe. Joe was born on 19th August 1970. He has started his professional musical career with the hip-hop group “Diggin’ in the Crates Crew (D.I.T.C.)”. Later on, he started as a solo performer and then set up his own label “Terror Squad”. He signed Remy Ma, Big Pun, Tony Sunshine, Armageddon, Cuban Link, Prospect, DJ Khaled, Triple Seis etc. his most popular songs are “Lean Back” with Terror Squad, “Make It Rain” ft. Lil Wayne, “What’s Luv?” ft. Ashanti & Ja Rules and “All the Way Up” featuring French Montana and Dre with Remy Ma. Fat Joe has appeared in numerous films as an actor such as “Scary Movie 3”, “Happy Feet” etc. in 2018, Joe became the host of his own podcast entitled “Coca Vision” on Tidal where he invites popular entertaining voices from the industry and makes a conversation on music, pop culture, friendship etc.
Fat Joe Net Worth:
Fat Joe has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2013. This popular rapper and actor is also a successful entrepreneur. He has become a millionaire because of the record sales of his albums and the films he has worked for.
Fat Joe Life History:
Fat Joe was born in the South Bronx are of the New York City. He carries a mixed descent from Puerto Rico and Cuba because of his parents. He had to face a disturbed childhood due to poverty. He was raised by his parents in public housing. His brother has introduced him to hip-hop genre.
Fat Joe is known for:
In the year 1993, Fat Joe has released his debut album “Represent”. “Flow Joe” was the lead single of this album which topped the “Billboard Hot Rap Singles” chart. “Watch the Sound”, “This Shit is real” – these are other hit singles of this album. In 1995, Joe has released the second studio album entitled “Jealous One’s Envy” also became popular among the audience. It peaked at 7 on “Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums” chart. It was a Diamond D production and featured KRS-One as a guest. The second single of this album – “Envy” peaked 8th on the “Hot Rap Tracks chart”. In 1998, he released his third album with Atlantic Records for the first time. It ranked 7th on “The Billboard 200” and 2nd on “top R7B/Hip-Hop Albums”. It was qualified gold by the RIAA. The two hit singles “Bet Ya Man Can’t Triz” and “Don Cartagena” are from this album.
In 1999, Fat Joe has made his film debut in “Thicker than Water”. After that, he has acted in several films including “Prison Song” in 2001, “Empire” in 2002, “Supermodel” in 2015. He also gave the voice over of Seymour in the animated movie “Happy Feet”.
Joe has won “Top Soundtrack Song of the Year” for “What’s Luv?” in 2005 and in 2006, he won “Latin Dance Club Play Track of the Year” for “I Don’t Care/Que Mas Da (Dance Remix)”.
Fat Joe Political/Business Affiliation:
Being a successful entrepreneur, Fat Joe is now the CEO of Terror Squad Entertainment. He is also a part of D.I.T.C. musical group.