Real Name/Full Name Destin Choice Route
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jid
Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: October 31, 1990
Age/How Old: 33 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 74Kg
In Pounds – 163 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Carl Luis Route Jr.
Mother – Kathy Jean route
Siblings: 7 siblings
School: Stephenson High School
College: Hampton Universty
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Rapper, singer, songwriter
Net Worth: $1 million
Last Updated: February 2024

Destin Choice Route is an American songwriter, singer and rapper. He is most commonly known by his stage name “Jid”. He is a member of the musical collective “Spillage village” which was founded in 2010 by Earth Gang. He also happens to be a member of “Zoink” which is a hip-hop super group. He becomes famous after the release of a number of independent project which include “route of evil” released in 2002,”Para Tu” released in 2013 and “Dicarprio” released in 2015.

Well, how well do you know about JID? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about JID’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about JID to date.

Biography and Early Life

Destin Choice Route was born in Atlanta, Georgia, United States on October 31, 1990. He is the talented son of Carl Luis Route jr and Kathy Jean route. He came from a huge family, being the last born out of a family of seven children. His grandmother thought that he had jittery behavior so he picked out he the name “jid” and adopted it as his stage name. Jid grew up listening to diverse genres of music until he shifted his attention to the 90’s rappers and hip-hop artist such as Nas, Mobb Deep and Jay-Z which inspired his style of music today.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is JID in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, JID’s age is 33 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024 having been born on 31 October 1990. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74 kg in Kilograms.


Jid went to Stephenson High School where his favourite was football playing as a defensive back. Jid was issued with a scholarship to play NCAA Division I football at the “Hampton University.  He redshirted his first year and eventually playing two more seasons before he was kicked out of the team.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Jid is very predictable when it comes to his music career but is very secretive about his dating life. He has intentionally kept the information away from the general public. In several interviews he has been asked about his dating life and responds by saying that he is focussed on his music and does not consider shifting his attention and efforts on dating. He instead is content in spending time with his big family that he enjoys spending his free time with. He is currently single and enjoys his life as a musician.

Is Jid Gay?

Jid has kept his dating life as a very personal affair. He does not like to publicise his romantic involvement to the public and this makes it very difficult to judge if he is straight or gay. Because we do not have any information we might not be too sure about his sexuality.

Professional Career

jid began his career on May 18, 2010 where he released his first mixtape titled “Cakewalk”. In the same year he teamed up with JordxnBryant ,Earthgang and Hollywood JB to form “Spillage Village”. Then on June 2011 he released his second mixed tape titled “Cake walk 2”. This was followed by his third mixtape that was “Route of all evil” which was released on June 25, 2012 it featured guests such as Stillz and earthgang.

His music was not paying enough so he substituted his income by working at call centres as well as delivering pizza just to fund his music tis is before he started receiving bookings for live show performances. His fourth mixtape “Para tu” was released on October 22, 2013. He later Re-released the mix tape on December 29, 2017.

In 2014 Jid and the spillage village released their first collaboration project named “Bears like this”. Which was followed by their second collaboration project “Bears like this too” released on July 6.

An announcement was made that he had signed to J.Cole’s Dreamville label on February 20, 2017 releasing his first single “Never”. Then on March 10, 2017 he released the full-length album “The never story” which included guest like childish major, Christo and others. Jid made an announcement on January 19, 2021 that his third studio album will be titled “The forever story”.


 this young enthusiastic has a very bright future ahead of him although he has not won many awards he had been nominated for the 2020 Grammy Awards  in the best rap performance category for is work on “Down bad” ( with J.Cole, Young Nudy and earthgang)

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jid in 2024

JID Net Worth
JID Net Worth

At some point in his career he delivered pizza and worked at a call centre just to support his music. Currently, his primary income comes from his music career, where he performs at live shows and also sells his albums contributing significantly to his worth.

He also is a business person who sells merchandise that ranges from T-shirt s and socks and this also helps in creating an income for the talented singer. His passion for cars saw him own a Pontiac G6 (2006) as his first car. As of 2024, he has managed to amass a net worth of $1 million. There is no doubt that his worth will continue to increase in the forthcoming years.

Jid is a rapper, songwriter and singer who have a very strong will to make it to the music industry.  While starting off in his career he did not make much money and so against all odds chose to take up other jobs so as he would support his music. He strongly believed that he could make it as a musician and so did anything and everything in his power to see his dream being realized. His determination and hard work is admirable and has a promising career ahead of him.


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