• Biography

Jeezy is known as an American rapper and actor. He is most famous for his hit album, Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101.

Background and Age

Jay Wayne Jenkins was born on September 28, 1977 in Columbia, South Carolina. His folks were not married, and his mom before long returned her child to her home in Macon, Georgia. Jenkins was raised by his mom and grandma in Macon and moved to Atlanta as a young man. There he lived in the harsh Fourth Ward neighborhood, where he immediately figured out how hard life could be for poor African-American youth.

Resolved to endure and succeed, Jay Jenkins accepted whatever open doors came his direction, authentic or not. He saw early that on the boulevards his lifestyle was terrifically significant and, in the wake of acquiring $200 working for his uncle's development organization, he requested the cash to be paid with one twenty dollar bill and the rest in ones, so he would have a greater move of money to demonstrate to his companions. Alongside working for his uncle, Jenkins moved toward becoming what he would later call a hawker, selling whatever he could to profit. Starting with stolen merchandise like phones, he before long progressed to stealing autos and selling drugs.


In September 2019, it was revealed that "The Real" co-host Jeannie Mai and rapper Jeezy made their relationship "Instagram official" in the wake of dating for almost a year. On the opening of the new season of "The Real," Mai at last passes on how Jeezy has taken her breath away and that their sentiment has been one of the most delightful encounters of her life. She included that she at last found her equal.

Career and Net Worth

Jenkins started discharging mixtapes of his work, first as Lil' J. In 2001, Lil' J's first CD, Thuggin' Under the Influence, was released, followed in 2003 by Come Shop Wit' Me. Produced by Corporate Thugz Entertainment, Come Shop Wit' Me was Jenkins first appearance as Young Jeezy, and the collection sold a huge number of copies.

Youthful Jeezy was resolved to make it as an independent performer, and in 2005 he signed with the highly regarded rap record label, Def Jam. His first album collection, Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101, sold 172,000 copies during the main seven day stretch of its discharge, soaring to number two on Billboard's chart. In 2006, Def Jam released Inspiration: Thug Motivation 102, which was likewise famous with Jeezy's fans.

Date modified: May 31, 2020
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