Joe Budden
Joe Budden
Real Name/Full Name Joseph Anthony Budden II
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Joe Budden
Birth Place: Harlem, New York, United States
Date of Birth/Birthday: 31 August 1980
Age/How Old: 43 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 172 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – Joseph Budden
Mother – Fay Southerland
Siblings: N/A
School: Lincoln High School
College: Laurinburg Institute
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Cyn Santana
Kids/Children Name: Lexington Budden & Trey Budden
Profession: Songwriter, broadcaster and a former rapper.
Net Worth: $8 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Joe Budden is a popular media personality and an ex-rapper. He became popular as a rapper and has best been known for his Top 40 single dubbed “Pump It Up,” as well as a member of hip hop group which was dubbed supergroup Slaughterhouse. In the year 2018, he made a decision to retire from the rap music and found major success working as a broadcaster, having a highly publicized run serving as the co-host on the ‘Everyday Struggle’ for Complex.

Well, how well do you know about Joe Budden? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Joe Budden’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 Joe Budden to date.

Biography and Early Life

Budden was born on August 31, 1980, in Spanish Harlem, New York City, to Fay Southerland and Joseph Budden. He relocated to Jersey City, New Jersey, together with his mother as well as an older brother when he was thirteen years old, and studied Lincoln High School. Budden’s father was missing from his life as a teenager, something he would later explore in his music.

Budden was a depressed adolescent who was sent to the Laurinburg Institute, which is a North Carolina boarding school, where he started to hone his rapping talents. He started dealing with narcotics after moving to Jersey, creating an addiction to the angel dust.

Budden spontaneously joined treatment on July 3, 1997, following an emotional altercation with his girlfriend, in return for being permitted to attend his senior prom. Budden did not complete his schooling and, by the age of 20, had fathered a boy with an older lady.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Joe Budden in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Joe Budden’s age is 43 years old as of today’s date 25th July 2024 having been born on 31 August 1980. Though, he is 6′ 00″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78 kg in Kilograms.


He relocated to Jersey City, New Jersey, together with his mother as well as an older brother when he was thirteen years old and studied at Lincoln High School. Budden was a depressed adolescent who was sent to the Laurinburg Institute, which is a North Carolina boarding school, where he started to hone his rapping talents.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Joe Budden With Wife Cyn Santana
Joe Budden With Wife Cyn Santana

Budden is the father of two daughters. On May 11, 2001, when Budden was twenty years old, his oldest son by the name, Joseph Budden III (also known as Trey), was born. The Hudson County Sheriff’s Office, situated in New Jersey, released a summons for Budden in the year 2010 for insufficient child maintenance.

Lexington, Budden’s second sibling, was born on 15 December 2017 to Cyn Santana, who worked as a video vixen and urban model. Budden advocated during a livestream episode of The Joe Budden Podcast in New York in December 2018, and the pair got engaged in 2018 December. Since then, the pair has ruled off their marriage. Budden spent the night in prison on March 30, 2012, and skipped a Slaughterhouse show in his hometown due to a $75 parking fee.

Budden surrendered to police in 2014 after claims that he beat his partner and took her computer, and he was charged with abuse, grand larceny, and burglary in Manhattan Criminal Court. Budden’s allegations were eventually dropped by a magistrate.

Is Joe Budden Gay?

Joe Budden’s sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Budden’s first solo record, named “Joe Budden,” was released in the year 2003. He’s also recorded a series of solo and partnership songs, like ‘No Love Lost,’ ‘No Love Lost,’ ‘Halfway House,’ ‘Rage and The Machine,’ ‘Escape Route,’ ‘Padded Room,’ ‘Slaughterhouse,’ as well as a number of others.

Budden has worked with a number of other musicians on their mixtapes, including Cutmaster C, DJ Clue, as well as DJ Kayslay. ‘Pump It Up,’ ‘In My Sleep,’ ‘Fire,’ ‘Start Inside of Me,’ and ‘She Don’t Put It Down’ are some of his most well-known singles. He’s also starred in three films and the reality show “Love and Hip-Hop: New York.”

Budden will share the stage with Remy Ma, a rapper as well as fellow Love & Hip Hop co-star. The Joe Budden Podcast started traveling in the summer of 2018, including live shows throughout the United States.

Around this time, he revealed that he would no longer be rapping. Budden signed a contract with Spotify in August 2018 to add his podcast to the platform and extend it to a bi-weekly plan, with new shows per Wednesday and Saturday. The Joe Budden Podcast has been a go-to listen for the hip-hop as well as rap culture fans since being exclusive on Spotify.

It has not only topped the Spotify podcast rankings but has also been growing at a rapid rate. Budden revealed on August 27, 2020, that he will be leaving Spotify at the conclusion of his term due to a financial dispute with the streaming service.


Joe Budden’s incredible success in music has earned him many awards and honors, including a Grammy nomination for the Best Male Rap Solo Performance in the Pump It Up in the year 2004. He was also the recipient of the 2003 Vibe Next Award. Joe Budden was also recommended for the MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Award for the Clubbing and the MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Award for the Best Rap Performance. He was also shortlisted for the 2004 Black Reel Award for the Best Song in a Film for Pump It Up.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Joe Budden in 2024

Joe Budden Net Worth
Joe Budden Net Worth

As of 2024, Joe Budden’s gross net worth is believed to be about $8 million. His net worth is mostly derived from his podcasting and music careers. He has a successful music profession that helps him to increase his net worth in the most efficient way possible.

Joe Budden is regarded as one of the most well-known rappers in America. Throughout his career, he has had a lot of popularity by launching a lot of records. He’s even taken part in a number of rap battles. The second studio album, titled “The Development,” has yet to be announced.

In addition, he starred in the third as well as fourth seasons of VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop: New York.” Budden’s songs have featured in films such as “Cradles 2: The Grave,” “Mean Girls,” and “2 Quick 2 Furious,” thanks to his music’s success.


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