Violent J
Violent J
Real Name/Full Name Joseph Francis Bruce
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Violent J
Birth Place: Berkley, Michigan, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 28 April 1972
Age/How Old: 52 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimeters – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 138 kg
In Pounds – 286.6 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father – Richard Bruce
Mother – Linda Bruce
Siblings: Yes(Robert and Theresa)
School: N/A
College: N/A
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Michelle Rapp (  2013-2019)
Kids/Children Name: Yes (Joseph Bruce II, Ruby Bruce)
Profession: Rapper, record producer, professional wrestler
Net Worth: $15 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Joseph Francis Bruce is a rapping and recording artist based in America. He is famously known as Violent J and is also a professional wrestler. He has also co-founded an independent wrestling promotion known as “Juggalo Championship Wrestling.” The rap is well known to his fans as being a musical duo’s member called “Insane Clown Posse” and has founded “Psychopathic Records,” along with Joseph Utsler. We will also come to know more about him, and his other lifestyle’s as well.

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

Biography and Early Life 

Violent J took birth in “Berkley, Michigan” on 28 April 1972. His parents were Richard and Linda Bruce. Sadly, Violent’s family had to face a lot of trouble as Richard eloped away with all their household savings leaving the entire family to eat dirt. Richard was only two years old then. He has not mentioned anything about his early life. He thought it would not be so wise to share it with the public like us, and therefore he has not done that.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Violent J in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Violent J’s age is 52 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 28 April 1972. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 286.6 lbs in Pound and 138kg in Kilograms.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Joseph Francis Bruce’s personal life has been considered out of the box by many. The rapper has two beautiful children with Michelle Rapp, his then-wife named Joseph II Bruce, a son, and Ruby Bruce, a daughter. The former was born around in 2005 and the latter in 2006. Interestingly, Bruce married Sugar Slam, aka Michelle Rapp, on 16 June 2013, which is also a father’s day. Out of love for his children, Bruce has recorded “Song4son” and “Ruby Song” for his son and daughter, respectively.

The romantic relationship between Violent and his wife was short-lived, and they announced their breakup on 6 February 2016. Eventually, they parted romantically but remained friends to ensure proper care and facility to their children. They are even together within “Psychopathic Records.” From this, we can say that love existed even after they faced so many objections but they did not separate completely from each other and after that they even stayed with each other in a way other than the other.


Joseph had achieved no education after ninth class. He and his friends had forsaken their education just for the sake of joining gangs that would terrorize people with tear gas issued from the Army. Hence, they dropped out. Joe and his friends had published “Party at the Top of the Hill,” their album song tagged under named JJ Boys. We can say that it was because of the hurdles that he might have faced during the time of his childhood because of which he had to face issues with his education.

Is Violent J Gay? 

No, Joseph Francis Bruce is not gay. He is a straight person. Joseph has a daughter called Ruby Bruce and a son called Joseph II Bruce both born around 2005 – 2006, and their mother and Lil have been married for eight years. Thus, it can be seen that he is a heterosexual, much like 93% percent of the world’s men population. We can say this without any kind of obligations and problems.

Professional Career 

Violent’s professional wrestling career has seen three years, and he has appeared in some of the best organizations like “World Wrestling,” ‘Federation,” “Extreme Championship,” and “ICP’s Stranglemania,” and many more. He has also wrestled in the 1990s with an Independent Circuit. He quit his wrestling career in 1986 to fetch soul in the musical industry.

He entered into his rapping career in the late ’80s but has stopped. His favorite genres of play are hip-hop combined with horrorcore and rap-rock. As stated earlier, he owns Psychopathic Records which he had co-founded with his other teammates.

Violent has also made appearances in movie shows like “Big Money Rustlas,” “Death Racers,” and many more. As a solo artist, his studio albums remain “Karma Forest,” “American Life or Lives,” “Wizard of the Hood,” “The Shining,” and “Enter the Ghetto Zone.” With Clown Posse he has made yet another fourteen studio albums.

Violent is also a writer along with the other talented professions. “Behind the Party,” in his autobiography published in 2003.


Despite his popularity and skills, Violent J has not been awarded any time. But Violent J has been a star throughout his career and has acquired fans in millions. He has won the JCW Tag Team Championship thrice. The Championship included Shaggy 2 Dope and 2 Tuff Tony. This is really one of the greatest awards for him and we can say so as he had been so many things in his life as well for which he is now established in his position.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Violent J in June 2024 

Violent J Nbet Worth
Violent J Nbet Worth

As of 2024, Violent J is believed to have an estimated net worth of $15 million. He has amassed such fabulous wealth and fame through strong determination and hard work while selling music. His funds are also growing at a steady pace. Most of his earnings are from his record labels and also through his companies and wrestling championships.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  1. Death Racers is one of Violent’s Filmography.
  2. He has been into many legal troubles.
  3. Most of his earnings are from the record level.

Violent J is a magnificent rapper who has earned high fame through his rap music. He has been extremely thriving in his profession, which furnished him great out turns. But even after having a dreadful childhood experience, he had a prosperous career and enjoys notoriety, which makes him a cool person. He is one of the most sought-after rappers in America; his fans respect him. He also had a good time while he was being a wrestler as he has challenged some of the most skilled fighters in the world.


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