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J Cole net worth – Most Versatile Artist Ever

J Cole Net Worth 2017

J Cole Net Worth

J Cole is a popular American hip hop artist. His real name is Jermaine Lamarr Cole. He was born in Germany. He has a white mother and an African-American father who was in US army.

Starting of Career

J Cole started his career in rapping when he was 12 years old. When he reached the age of 15 then he took rapping quite seriously and joined a group named Bomb Shelter. He was brought up in a multi-ethnic environment. This environment had a huge impact on his music. He learned guitar from a recognized artist called Mark Ebert.

He was inspired by the rappers known as Tupac Shakur and Canibus. In the year of 2009, he got the opportunity to record all his songs. J Cole is one of the best artists who got signed by Jay Z Roc Nation Label.

He had released his first mix tape album named as “The Warm Up”. This album got so much popularity. In 2009, he had appeared in the song “A Star is Born” of album “The Blueprint 3” of Jay Z. He is recognized as the first German rapper.

J Cole net worth

What is J Cole Net Worth

J Cole net worth is estimated at 20 million dollars. In his entire career, he had made record sales which we have mentioned below:

• In 2015, the estimated amount which he had earned is 18 million dollars.
• In the year of 2014, he had earned 1,240,000 dollars from his album called “2014 Forest Hills Drive”.
• In 2013, he had released Born Sinner album. From this album, he had earned 796,000 dollars.
• In the year of 2011, he had earned 855,000 dollars from his album called “Cole World: The Sideline Story”.

Net Worth Details of J Cole

The net worth of J Cole got increased year after year from his different earning methods. Music sales, streaming music, publishing and touring were his earning methods.

From streaming music and touring, he had earned 7 million dollars in the year of 2014, 12 million dollars in 2015 and 14 million dollars in 2016.

He had earned 2 million dollars from his Dollar and Dream tour. For a single show, he earns 170,000 dollars. Another money making method which increased J Cole net worth was Dreamville imprint. He had many endorsements deals with different big companies like Google Music, Apple Music, and Pandora.

Awards and Nominations

BET Hip Hop Awards are held each year in which J Cole was nominated 22 times. He got total five awards from this award event. In 2011, J Cole got an award for Best Mixtape. In the year of 2014, he got an award for Best Impact Track.

2015 was his lucky year in which he won two awards that include Best Live Performer and Album of the Year. In Billboard Music Awards, he won the award for Top Rap Album for his album called "2014 Forest Hills Drive".