|Real Name/Full Name
|Jason Terrence Phillips
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Yonkers, New York, United States
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|27 May 1975
|48 years old
|In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|In Kilograms – 77 Kg
In Pounds – 170 lbs
|Father – unknown
Mother – unknown
|Gorton High School
Jason Terrence Phillips is an American rapper and songwriter popularly known as Jadakiss. He began his career in 1994 after joining The Lox and also signed with Bad Boy Entertainment. With his rap members, they left this label in 2000 and joined Ruff Ryder’s. In later years, he signed to Def Jam label and another one co-founded by other Lox members, D-Block Records. He has also focussed on his solo career and has several albums. Here is a short biography of Jadakiss in 2021.
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Biography and Early Life
Jadakiss, who is known by his real name as Jason Terrence Phillips, was born on 27 May 1975 in Yonkers, New York. He speaks little concerning his family, with no available information concerning his parents nor siblings. From a very young age, he was much interested in hip hop music.
When he was 12 years, his parents asked him to earn his own money and started selling drugs. Later, he decided to stop selling drugs and began freestyle rapping like most of his friends. During this time, he met two of his friends, Styles P. and Sheek Louch.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Jadakiss in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jadakiss’s age is 48 years old as of today’s date 27th February 2024 having been born on 27 May 1975. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 170lbs in Pound and 77kg in Kilograms.
Jadakiss has not disclosed much information concerning his educational background. The only available information about him is that he attended Gorton High School, which is in New York.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Jadakiss does not talk much concerning his personal life. He dated Winter Ramos in the 90s, although there is no clear information if they are still together. He has a son named Jae’Won and a daughter named Jaidyon. He also has twins named Josh and Jamir.
He has been involved in several controversies over possession of weapons and marijuana. In 2004, he was involved in a feud with 50 Cents by insulting him. However, they ended their differences in 2009, and Jadakiss even performed at the latter’s “This is 50 Festival.
Is Jadakiss Gay?
No. Jadakiss is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual and has never had such rumors. Although he has not opened up of having a wife, he has children. Maybe in the future, he will settle down and have a complete family.
Jadakiss started performing in freestyle competitions when he was 12 years which attracted Ruff Ryder’s Entertainment. He collaborated with Style and Louch, forming a trio called The Warlocks for rapping. They later met Mary J. Blige and were impressed with their lyrics, thus introducing them to Puff Daddy. Puff signed this group to his Bad Boy Entertainment label.
Puff Daddy shortened the group’s name to just The Lox. They made their first appearance on the 1994 LP “Fuck What You Think,” which is on track, “Set it Off. They started writing and even performed with other Bad Boy artists.
Their first hit song was a tribute to one of Bad Boy artists, The Notorious BIG, who died in 1997, a song entitled “We’ll Always Love You, Big Poppa.” They released their first debut album, “Money, Power, and Respect,” in 1998. They later left this label and joined Ruff Ryder’s Entertainment, where they released their second album in 2000, “We are the Streets.”
He embarked on his solo career in 2001 and released his first album, “Kiss Tha Game Goodbye” in August 2001. He released another album in 2004 called “Kiss of Death,” which has a guest appearance of Dogg Snoop, Kanye West, The Lox, Pharrell Williams, and many more. He released yet another album in 2009 called “The Last Kiss.” One of his popular singles in his fourth album, “Top 5, Dead or Alive,” is “Big Boy Dialogue.”
After 16 years of being separated, The Lox reunited in 2016 and released their first album, “Filthy America, It’s Beautiful. “Apart from his music career, he has also ventured into business. He launched an online creative collection with his friend Jay Jackson called SoRaspy. He also opened a juice bar with Styles P with the name, Juice for Life.
Jadakiss has won various awards as well as nominations. He has won such awards as; Vibe Awards in 2004, Justo Mixtape Awards in 2005 in the category of Best Artist. Together with The Lox members, they won the MTV Video Music Award. He has several nominations, including; Grammy Awards and the BET Award for the category of Best Collaboration.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jadakiss in 2024
As of 2024, Jadakiss has a high amount of income which is estimated to $8 million. He has acquired his wealth from producing music with The Lux group as well as from his solo career. He has also ventured into business and co-owns “SoRaspy” and “Juices for Life.”
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He is a devout Christian who prays every day, in the morning, before sleeping, and at times during the day.
- He is the co-founder of D-Block Records and holds a third of the stake of the label.
- He used to play basketball while in high school as a point guard.
Jadakiss started his rapping career from a very young age after his parents asked him to look for his own money. He has been ranked among the most popular rappers worldwide. He has had the privilege to be featured by many popular artists in the world, including Jennifer Lopez, Lil Wayne, 50 Cent, Mariah Carey, among many more.