Personal Life and Early Life
J. Cole was born Jermaine Lamarr Cole on January 28, 1985, on an Army camp in Frankfurt, West Germany. Cole’s father is a U.S. Army veteran who abandoned the family when Cole was young, and his mother Kay is a postal worker. Cole’s mother relocated him and his elder brother, Zach, to Fayetteville, North Carolina when he was eight months old, and he began rapping at the age of twelve. Cole had notebooks full of rhymes at the age of 14, but no method to transcribe them.
His mother purchased him an 808 rhythm machine so he could create his own music. By the age of 17, he started uploading songs on various internet forums under the alias “Therapist.” Cole graduated from high school with a 4.2 GPA and moved to New York City to attend St. John’s University on scholarship. He completed with a GPA of 3.8.
Cole and his wife, Melissa Heholt, have a daughter, who was born in 2016. Melissa, like Cole, was a student at St. John’s University. She is presently the Executive Director of the Dreamville Foundation. J. Cole confirmed in a May 2018 radio interview that they had a son together, and he announced in July 2019 that they are expecting another child.
J. Cole Net Worth
J. Cole’s Salary
$35 Million Per Year
|Net Worth:||$60 Million|
|Salary:||$35 Million Per Year|
|Date of Birth:||28th January 1985 (37 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.88 m)|
|Profession:||Record producer, Rapper, Songwriter, Music artist|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
J. Cole has been nominated for countless honors, however he has only won five: five BET Hip Hop Awards and one Billboard Music Award. Cole World: The Sideline Story, his debut studio album, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, US Rap, and US R&B/Hip-Hop charts in 2011. It was shortly declared platinum.
Born Sinner, his sophomore album, was released in 2013 and debuted at the top of all three charts. Cole’s album 2014 Forest Hills Drive was released in 2014 and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, US Rap, and US R&B/Hip-Hop charts. Born Sinner and Forest Hills Drive were both certified platinum, and the latter earned him his first Grammy nomination for Best Rap Album.
J. Cole Net Worth
J. Cole is a $60 million net worth American hip hop recording artist, songwriter, and record producer. His net worth has risen as a result of massive sales of his songs. Not to mention, as a celebrity, he supports several brands, which contribute to his entire net worth.
He is a modest shareholder in Tidal as a businessman. His tours, which produce a significant sum of money, are another source of revenue for him.