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Ja Rule Net Worth, Career, Personal Life, Legal Problems, Bio And More

Ja Rule is an American rapper, singer, and actor. Ja Rule is one of the most successful singers and rappers of all time and had several songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. His hit songs include “Between Me and You”, “I’m Real” and “Always on Time”.

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Net Worth

Ja Rule has a net worth of $4 million. The successful rapper and musician has gained fame and money by producing hit singles and albums. He is also a famous actor and has earned his net worth from his successful acting and music career.

Early Life

Ja Rule was born Jeffrey Bruce Atkins in Queens, New York on February 29, 1976. Ja Rule spent a lot of time with his grandparents and was inclined towards religion also. At the age of 12, he began to get distant from religion and began selling drugs in Hollis. He was involved in fights in school. He earned his GED in 2012.


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Ja Rule career started in 1994. He made his debut with the group Cash Money Click. He gave himself the stage name “Ja Rule” shortly after. The group released a number of songs that included their debut single “Get Tha Fortune” in 1994. The group disbanded after just one year because one of the group members Chris Black was imprisoned.

Ja Rule made his debut his first with the song “Time to Build” by Mic Geronimo. The song featured Jay Z and DMX.   His debut album Venni Vetti Vecci was released in 1999 and it hit the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart. His second and third albums were certified 3x Platinum and topped the R&B/Hip-Hop charts.

He released his greatest hits album and took a break from his career in February 2011. Ja Rule started working on his new album “Pain is Love 2“. It was released one year later and was released in May 2013.

Ja Rule was a part of The Hamilton Mixtape in December 2016 and rapped Hamilton’s verse in Ashanti’s song Helpless. Ashanti announced in 2018 that she and Ja Rule will collaborate on her new album.

Ja Rule’s biggest singles include:

  • “Holla Holla”
  • “Between Me and You”
  • “I’m Real (Murder Remix)”
  • “Ain’t It Funny”
  • “Always on Time”
  • “Mesmerize”
  • “Wonderful”

Personal Life

Ja Rule got married to Aisha Murray and they have three children named, Britney (b. 1995), Jeffrey (b. 2000), and Jordan (b. 2005).

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Ja Rule was nominated for four Grammys. He has many awards that include:

  • Three Source Awards
  • One MTV Video Music Award
  • One World Music Award
  • One BET Award
  • One GQ Men of the Year Award
  • One Teen Choice Award
  • NAACP Image Award.

Legal Problems

Ja Rule punched the man in Toronto in 2003, but the lawsuit was settled out of court. He was arrested in 2004 due to charges of possession of marijuana. He was also charged with driving with a suspended license. He served nearly two years in federal prison on tax evasion charges.

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