Joe Budden is a renowned American Broadcaster and a former raper. He was associated with ‘Slaughterhouse’, a super hip hop group.
Joe Budden Early Life
Joseph Anthony Budden II (Joe Budden) was born on 31st August 1980 in Harlem, New York. He was raised in New Jersey. Joe Budden had 4 brothers, one older and three younger than him. Since his childhood, he was never interested in school. His only interest, from his childhood, was singing and having fun with friends. At a very young age, he started doing drugs and freestyle. His mother was much disturbed with such a behavior and confronted him when he was only 17.
After every darkness, there is a ray of sunlight. Joe went to rehabilitation willingly and continued freestyle.
Joe Budden Career, Awards & Achievement
His first studio album was named after himself: “Joe Budden”. It was his first big career move at the age of 23 in 2003. It turned out to be a mega success for him as 95 thousand copies were sold within one week of the release date. At the same time, Joe also featured in the soundtrack of 2 Fast 2 Furious.
After this, Joe took a break and returned with another hit album in 2007. During 2007 – 2009, Joe released many of the titles including Halfway House, Escape Route, Mood Muzik 3; The Album and many more. These albums brought him a good name in music industry and he made his way onto the United States music charts. No Love Lost in 2013, All Love Lost in 2015 and Rage & The Machine in 2016 added a lot to his name.
Achievement & Awards
From 2003 till 2016, Joe has recorded 9 Studio Albums. One of them, named The Growth was unreleased. Apart from that he appeared in 2 Collaboration Albums: Slaughterhouse and Welcome To: Our House, both with Slaughterhouse. His story doesn’t ends with albums. He has also been in films, television and games. Can’t Forget New Jersy, Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap & Hip Hop Babylon are his films released in 2013, 2012 and 2003 respectively.
Couples Therapy 2015 and Love & Hip Hop: New York are his starred TV shows.
He was nominated for the most prestigious Grammy Award for the Best Male Rap Solo Performance for “Pump it up”. Though he didn’t win, but being nominated for a Grammy Award is a big achievement in itself. He won Vibe Next Award in 2003. He was also nominated for Music of Black Origin award for two of his releases and for Black Reel Award for best song in 2004.
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Net Worth of Joe Budden
Joe Budden net worth stands at around 6 – 8.5 Million $ as of now. He’s making money from all the means. He has huge sales of albums and singles. He is appearing in TV shows and has also lent his voice in games. Apart from that, the heavy payouts for the shows throughout the year and the amount he earns from appearances and YouTube may not be forgotten.
All the information which is written here is collected from Wikipedia