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Joey Badass Net Worth

Joy Badass Net Worth
Net Worth$5,000,000
Full NameJo-Vaughn Virginie Scott
A.K.AJoey Bada$$, JayOhVee, Jozif Badmon, Joey B
Date of Birth/AgeJanuary 20, 1995 (age 24)
Source of wealthRapper, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Actor
Country of originU.S.
State/City of originBrooklyn, New York
Last Updated2019

Net Worth

Joey Badass net worth is $5 million dollars.

This award-winning music artist’s primary source of income comes from his music, but he’s also a prominent actor too.

Joey Badass also goes by the names of, Joey Bada$$, Jozif Badmon, and JayOhVee. He currently released two studio albums, numerous Mixtapes, and has collaborated with a number of other hip-hop rap artists like himself even internationally.


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How Much Joey Badass Make a Year

Joey’s YouTube channel alone pulls in $973k to 15.6k each month and generates $11.7k to $186.7k annually.

B4.Da.$$, brought in an estimated $120k and All-Amerikkan_Badass, earned Joey $28k.

Another thing that should be noted is that Joey has a luxury car collection that includes a Ferrari and a Mercedes SL500 vintage car as well as other expensive vehicles.


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How does Joey Badass make his money?

Not only did Joey make his money by rapping, but this 23-year-old American hip-hop rap artist also acts and produces. But, he mostly makes his money from his album sales and his Mixtapes.

Joey also made some of his money by appearing in some films. Other sources of income include concerts, tours, and some appearances.


If you would like to know more about Joey, such as where he’s from, what is his birthday, where did he grow up, who is he seeing, where did he go to school, and more, this article is for you. These are just a few of the things you can find out about Joey within this document.

You will also learn about Joey’s favorite quotes, some of the highlights of his career, some very interesting facts about the artist, how he makes his money, and what his net worth actually is now.

One of the things that Joey Bada$$ is known for is his appearance in the second season of the series Mr. Robot that aired in March of 2016. Joey played Leon, a good friend of the lead character Elliot, played by Rami Malek.

Along with other members, Joey also founded the Pro Era group, which is another thing that made him shine as well as his hit albums that include B4.DA.$$.

Early Life

Joey was born on January 20, 1995, as Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott, in Brooklyn, New York’s East Flatbush section, but actually grew up in Bed-Stuy.

His mother originated from the Island of St. Lucia, Caribbean and his father came from Jamaica. In fact, he was one of the first Jamaican immigrants to be born in the United States.


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While attending Edward R. Murrow High School, Joey actually intended to pursue a career in acting. However, when he reached the 9th grade, Joey’s interests shifted to music, particularly rap music.

Joey grew up listening to R&B, hip-hop, soul, jazz, and reggae. His mother was a Prince fan, but one thing that Joey remembers as far back as at the age of just 2 years old, was listening to the song “Hypnotized” by The Notorious B.I.G.’s. He even knew the words.

On June 18th, 2018, Joey posted a photo of him holding a baby and addressed him as his child, however, this has not yet been verified.

The hip-hop music artist stands 6’ 2 “tall and weighs approximately 176 pounds.


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Personal life

Joey Badass has four half-siblings on his father’s side, one sister and three brothers.

Aside from his music, Joey enjoys skateboarding. He has not had any girlfriends that reached the public eye as yet to report about and little is known about his family life and childhood.

As far as Joey’s activity on social media: He basically is more active on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

However Joey does not use a personal YouTube account at this time, instead, he publishes his music under the group ProEra’s official YouTube channel.

Joey does have a Twitter account but isn’t very active on this platform like he is on Facebook where he has 750 thousand followers and on Instagram where he has 1.2 million fans that follow his work.


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Joey started his career off as JayOhVee when he helped form the Progressive Era band that was later shortened to Pro Era. Other members of the band included Powers Pleasant, CJ Fly, and Capital Steez.

In February 2012, the band released their first hip-hop mixtape entitled, The Secc$ Tap.e and that same year, Joey recorded a survival tactics video with Capital Steez, which they released on their YouTube channel called PROfckingERA.


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Joey got his break in 2010, after a video he uploaded to his YouTube channel was uploaded again by After World Start Hip Hop and was noticed by Johnny Snipes, president of Cinematic Music Group who became Joey’s manager.

At present, Joey Badass net worth reached $5,000,000.

When Badass released his first debut mixtape called, “1999”, on June, 12th 2012, instantly titled it as a mixtape of the year, while it took 38th place on Complex Magazine’s, best albums of the year list.

His second mixtape called, “Rejex” was released September 6, 2012, and “Summer Knights” was the third mixtape he released in July 2013.

Thus, in January 2015, his debut studio album was launched called “B4.DA.$$”, then another in April 017 titled, “AMERIKKKAN BADA$$’ and he didn’t stop there.

Throughout his career as a rap artist, Joey Badass continuously collaborated with other hip-hop rappers, such as Smoke DZA, Ab-Soul, and Big K.R.I.T.

He also made his way into international collaborations and worked with “Glass Animals”, a British Indie Rock band as well as a Korean hip-hop group known as Epik High’s Tablo.


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Interesting Facts

  • Many of Joey Badass’s songs are highly influenced by Notorious B.I.G., Jay Z, Tupac Shakur, Andre 3000, MF Doom, Nas, J Dilla, and Black Thought. Thus, many compare Joey to Nas.
  • In February of 2013, Badass was one of the top 5 artists on the MTV Jams list.
  • Joey released his debut studio album on his 20th birthday that — in the first week — sold 56 thousand copies and currently has over 250 thousand copies sold.
  • In May 2016, Joey’s single, “Devastated” reached number 25 on the Bubbling under 100 Hot Singles Chart. It is currently his highest charting single.


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  • In April 2012, Joey Badass opened for Mac at the Roseland Ballroom.
  • In 2016, Joey Bada$$ won the BMI R&B Hipp-Hop award for Social Star.
  • In 2017, Joey Badass was featured in Forbes Magazine and appeared in some international ad campaigns for Calvin Klein and Adidas.
  • In 2015, Joey’s hit song; “Curry Chicken” was included in the soundtrack for the 2015 blockbuster movie, “Creed”, which is the most recent sequel to the Rocky movies starring Sylvester Stallone.


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Favorite Quotes from Joey Badass

“I’m a person who likes to develop. I like for people to see me grow”.

“Jamaica’s probably the most dominant island as far as influence goes, as far as music and dancing and culture.”

“Hate is a strong word. I don’t really try to hate anything. Yeah, you could say I have a complicated, domestic relationship with America for sure.”


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Tips for success from Joey Badass

“But it is what it is, man. You’ve just got to keep proving yourself in this world, and me, I’m not one to back down. So I’m gonna do what I got to do to get to where I’m going. I’m a soldier, man. I’d rather be on a stage then no stage at all, you feel me? Sometimes you’ve just gotta just bite the bullet.” – Joey Badass

“I used to feel so devastated. At times I thought we’d never make it, yeah. But now we on our way to greatness. And all that ever took was patience” – Joey Badass

“You’re only as strong as your weakest link so you’ve got to make sure everybody in your crew is on point.” – Joey Badass