Ja Rule, is 44 years old and was born in 1976 in Queens, New York City. He is a multi-talented personality. He is a rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor of African-American ethnicity. He started his early education in a public school and then went to Middle School. Ja Rule was involved in violent activities in his school days. He was sent to prison for his activities from where he pursued and completed his General Educational Development (GED) certification exams. He has been involved in many illegal activities and has many lawsuits against him.
Ja Rule Real Name
His real name is Jeffery Bruce Atkins. He got his celebrity name Ja Rule while he was in a hip hop group named Cash Money Click.
Ja Rule Career Details
He joined the rap group Cash Money Click from where his rap career started. His gig in ‘Time to Build’ was his singing debut. Murder Inc. Studio was his first label and since then Ja Rule has ruled the music world. He can collaborate with heavy hitters as well as heavy metal rockers. In 1999 he released his first album ‘ Venni Vetti Vecci’. This album garnered him huge popularity and gained the third position on the Billboard Charts. About 2 million copies are estimated to be sold worldwide, making it his bestselling album. The other song ‘Holla Holla’ was also made to the billboard Records and gained huge success. His other studio album is ‘Pain is Love’, ‘The Last Temptation’, ‘Blood in My Eye’, ‘R.U.L.E’ and ‘Exodus’. He launched ‘Mpire Music Group’ which was his independent label that recruits and encourages new artists. He then released his album ‘Pain Is Love 2’.
He has collaborated and worked with many of the top singers like Jennifer Lopez, Ashanti, and R. Kelly. His raw and street smart looks landed him roles as a Hollywood actor and model. He is also a co-founder of ‘Fyre media, Inc.’. He entered into sports with his collaboration with Steve Madden to launch ‘Maven x Madden’, a new line of men’s sneakers.
Ja Rule faced some legal issues in his career. He was charged for drugs and gun possession in 2007. He was also sentenced to jail. He was also accused in tax cases and was taken into federal custody. Ja Rule faced dozens of lawsuits that were filed by investors and ticket buyers.
Ja Rule Awards And Achievements
Ja Rule won many awards. He was awarded ‘Single of the Year’ in 2001 and then ‘Best Hip-Hop Video Award’ the next year. He also won the ‘World’s Best Selling rap Artist’ award in 2002. In the same year, he won the ‘Male Artist of the Year’ award at ‘Teen Choice Awards’ and ‘Best Rap/Hip-Hop Artist’ at NAACP Image Awards. He also earned MTV music video awards. He was nominated for the Grammy awards multiple times.
Ja Rule Net Worth
His net worth is assessed to be $10 Million. Besides music, acting and entrepreneurship add to his brand value.
Ja Rule Gay Rumours
Ja Rule was rumored to have affair with one of his cellmates for which he wanted to leave his wife. He clarified that he is not gay and the rumors are false on social media platforms.
Ja Rule Dating History And Marriage Details
Ja Rule dated 4 different women. In 2000 he dated Karrine Steffans. Then he dated Christina Milan, an American actress, singer, and copywriter. He also dated another actress Jaid Berrymore. He married his girlfriend Aisha Atkins. He married Aisha Murry in 2001 who is now known as Aisha Atkins.
Ja Rule Parents
His father’s name is Willian Jeffry Atkins and his mother’s name is Debra Atkins who was a health worker. He had a sister who died early.
Ja Rule Kids
Ja rule is the father of three kids with Aisha Atkins. Jeff Jnr Atkins and Jordon Atkins is the name of his sons and Britney Atkins is the daughter.
Ja Rule Body Measurements
Ja Rule is 5 feet and 6 inches tall. He weighs 72 kgs. He has a black skin tone and hair color.
Ja Rule Cars And House
Ja Rule owns one of the expensive cars, BMWi8. There is not much information about his house. He is known to live at Saddle River, New Jersey.