|Real Name/Full Name||Jonathan H Smith|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Lil Jon|
|Birth Place:||Atlanta, Georgia, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||17 January 1971|
|Age/How Old:||52 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’ 6″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 68 Kg
In Pounds – 150.1 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – N/A
Mother – Carrie Smith Williams
|School:||Fredrick Douglass High School|
|College:||St Joseph’s University, Ohio State University|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Nicole Smith|
|Kids/Children Name:||DJ Young Slade|
|Net Worth:||$35 Million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Jonathan H Smith or popularly known as Lil Jon, is an American rapper and record producer. He is best known for being the rap group’s frontman, “Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz.” Besides this, Lil Jon has collaborated with many popular music stars, including Pitbull, DJ Snake, and many others. He has also been able to win a Grammy for his incredibly great music which has broken almost every record in the music industry.
Well, how well do you know about Lil Jon? If not much, here is what we know about Lil Jon to date.
Biography and Early Life
Lil Jon was born on 17th January 1971 in Georgia, USA. His father was an engineer by profession, and his mother was in the military. Jon’s parents were very strict, and this had quite an impression on Jon. Jon has four siblings and grew up in Atlanta.
While growing up, Jon and his friends were massive fans of skating, and Jon even had a job at a local skating shop. In his late teenage years, Jon started developing an interest in music and started being the DJ in local pubs and small parties for a small amount of money.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Lil Jon in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Lil Jon’s age is 52 years old as of today’s date 13th March 2023 having been born on 17 January 1971. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 150.1 lbs in Pound and 68 kg in Kilograms.
Lil Jon went to Fredrick Douglass High School in Atlanta. While studying at high school, Jon was a part of the school’s marching band. After graduating from high school, Jon started his professional career by being the DJ in Atlanta’s major clubs and then went to St Joseph’s University for two years. Later, Lil Jon completed his graduation from Ohio State University.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Lil Jon is currently married to his wife Nicole, and the couple has been together since 2004. After a couple of years of their marriage, the couple was blessed with their first child, Nathan. Nathan is also a DJ and goes by the stage name DJ Young Slade.
Lil Jon has also been helping the underprivileged children of Ghana for their education. He has funded the building of the two elementary schools in Ghana and has helped many children for gaining proper education.
Is Lil Jon Gay?
No, Lil Jon is definitely not gay. He has been married to Nicole since 2004, and the couple even has a son. This clearly proves that Lil Jon is not gay.
Lil Jon started his professional career by working at So So Def Recordings in 1993. As he was a talented DJ, it did not take him long to start his own musical group, “Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz.” The group’s debut single “Who U Wit” was an international hit, and soon in 1997, the group released their debut album, which became equally successful.
Besides being in the group, Lil Jon has also worked on his solo career and released his debut solo album, “Crunk Rock” in 2010. He has collaborated with many massive pop stars and has delivered hits after hits. He is truly an outstanding personality in his field.
Working with many prominent names in the music industry, Lil Jon has been able to achieve a lot over the years. Here are some of his most notable achievements. He was awarded a Grammy Award in 2005, an American Music Award, and an MTV Video Music Award in 2014. To count his achievements in films, he has acted in a total of 4 Hollywood movies so far which were all great. The name of those movies are Soul Plane, Boss’n Up, Date Movie and Scary Movie 4. He has also worked in a number of television shows.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Lil Jon in 2023
The net worth of Lil Jon is estimated in 2023 and found out to be somewhat around $35 Million. He has managed to earn all this wealth by being a successful DJ and record producer who has produced a number of hits in his career. The right sales of his albums have helped him to create such a huge net worth for him.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Lil Jon is crazy about hockey and absolutely loves the game.
- He holds a Guinness World Record for owning the largest diamond pendant.
- He has done a cameo in one an Activision video game called Tony Hawk’s American Wasteland which was released in 2005.
- Apart from rapping, he also plays keyboard, drum machine, sampler and turntables.
Lil Jon is undoubtedly a successful DJ and a multi-talented musician. In a career of success and fame, Lil Jon has not forgotten to help his fellow human beings and has been doing a great job by funding schools in Ghana. Being a part of the music industry for two decades, Lil Jon has achieved some great heights.