Lil Jon 2022 -Net Worth, Salary, Records, and Personal Life


Lil Jon is an American rapper and DJ. Here is everything you need to know about Lil Jon including his net worth, personal life and more.

Jon was the former frontman of the rap group Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz. Let us look at Lil Jon’s net worth, career, records, and much more. 

Lil Jon Facts 

Birth PlaceAtlanta, Georgia, U.S 
Father’s NameNA
Mother’s NameCarrie Smith-Williams 
Star SignCapricorn 
Net Worth (2022)$ 30 Million
Date of BirthJanuary 17, 1971
High SchoolDouglass High School
Rapping Debut1991
Famous Movies/Albums/ Web-Series“Get Crunk, Who U Wit: Da Album,” “I Like Dem Girlz.””Get Low,” 
PartnerNicole Jon 
ChildrenOne Child
Social MediaInstagram

Lil Jon’s Net Worth and Salary

Lil Jon has a net worth of approximately $30 million as per Celebrity Networth. Most of his income comes from movies, endorsements and public appearances. Most of his income came from best-selling music albums and endorsements. 

Lil Jon Career 

Jonathan Henry Smith aka Lil Jon is an American rapper and DJ. He is best known for being the frontman of the rap group Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz. He was instrumental in the emergence of the hip hop subgenre crunk and is credited with bringing the genre into mainstream success.

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Lil Jon is a famous American DJ and Rapper (HGTV)

Jon is a self-taught DJ and began throwing parties in the home’s basement he grew up in to develop his DJ skills. Jon and Searcy hosted the parties and became known as “Old E and Chicken Parties.” 

He got hired to work under Jermaine Dupri at So So Def Recordings. In 1996, he formed Lil Jon and The East Side Boyz. The band’s first single “Who U Wit?” is credited with creating the subgenre of hip hop known as crunk. The band’s debut album, “Get Crunk, Who U Wit: Da Album,” was released in 1997.

In 2000, the group released “We Still Crunk!” The album featured the single “I Like Dem Girlz.”Lil Jon and The East Side Boyz released the albums “Put Yo Hood Up” in 2001, “Kings of Crunk” in 2002, and “Crunk Juice” in 2004. Lil Jon released the solo album “Crunk Rock” in 2010.

Lil Jon has had several Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 singles including “Get Low,” “Freek-a-Leek,” and “Yeah!” “Yeah!” won a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance. Lil Jon and his friend Pitbull. collaborated with DJ Snake and released the multi-platinum hit, “Turn Down for What,” in 2013.

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He frequently collaborates with Miami-based rapper Pitbull, and Bay Area-based rappers Too Short and E-40. He takes part as one-third of an unofficial trio comprising Atlanta-based artists Ludacris and Usher who frequently create songs together.

Jon is listed as one of the Top Billboard Music Award Winners of All Time in 2016. Lil Jon achieved his 8th number 1 on Billboard‘s Rhythmic Chart as a songwriter on “My Type” a song by California rapper Saweetie.

He has also appeared in various films which include Girls Trip (2017), Superfly (2018) along with the Future-led soundtrack, The First Purge (2018), and Spies in Disguise (2019).

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Lil Jon in Scary Movie 4 (IMDb)

Lil Jon is also an entrepreneur as he owns a company that produces the energy drink called “Crunk,” a line of Oakley sunglasses, and a wine company that produces Merlot, Chardonnay, and Cabernet Sauvignon.

Lil Jon Family and Personal Life

Lil Jon was born on January 17, 1971, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. His father’s name is not known he used to work at an aerospace and defence company as an engineer. His mother Carrie Smith-Williams had a medical career within the military. He is the oldest among the five siblings. 

Three of his siblings would later follow their parent’s lead and also serve in the United States military. When Jon was in middle school, he met Robert McDowell, Dwayne Searcy, and Vince Philips and the four became lifelong friends. Jon graduated from Fredrick Douglass High School. He was a member of the marching band in high school. 

He married his high school sweetheart Nicole in 2004. They have a son, Nathan, (born 1998) who goes by the stage name DJ Young Slade. Nathan has been DJing since he was 11. Jon has said that one of his greatest joys in life is seeing everything come full circle with his son.

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Lil Jon with his wife Nicole and son Nathan who is also a DJ (Distractify)

Lil Jon is famous for the catchphrase, “Yey-ah.”He is an avid fan of all of Atlanta’s sports teams. He also does the work of Philanthropy as He’s helped fund two schools in Ghana. The first opened in October 2017 and is a Kindergarten. The second is a Primary School with over 300 students.

He is quite famous on social media with 922k followers on Instagram.

FAQs about Lil Jon 

What is Lil Jon’s net worth?
Lil Jon has a net worth of approximately $30 million 
How old is Lil John?
Lil Jon is 51 years old 
When did Lil Jon make his Rapping debut 
Lil Jon made his Rapping debut in 1991.
Who is Lil Jon married to?
Lil Jon is married to Nicole Jon 
Does Lil Jon have any children?
Yes One Boy  

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