Juelz Santana net worth – 9 Million bucks!
Juelz Santana, real name LaRon Louis James is an American hip-hop artist and record producer, as well as an occasional actor. He rose to the fame with an East Coast group The Diplomats and subsequently released solo albums From Me to You and What the Game’s Been Missing! Juelz’s more prominent hits include “Oh Boy”, “Hey Ma” and “There It Go (The Whistle Sing)”. Currently Juelz Santana net worth is estimated at $9 million and it looks like it is about to grow, as LaRon’s long awaited third studio album Born to Lose, Built to Win is due to be released by the end of this year.
Juelz was born in New York and raised in Harlem. His talent for rapping unfolded particularly early, when the boy was five. By the age of 12 LaRon has formed a rap duo entitled Draft Pick, which was soon signed to the label Priority Records. At the age 17 Juelz recorded a song featuring his comrade Cam’ron, which appeared on his album S.D.E. This guest appearance did not add much to Juelz Santana net worth, but it gave him a platform from which he could be heard by a wider audience. Following this newly born partnership Juelz joined the Diplomats. The band was signed to Roc-a-Fella records in 2002 and subsequently released a several mixtapes. Despite its numerous appearances on the media, band was not able to attract and maintain attention from the hip-hop community.
Santana started working on his solo album in the early 2000s and finished it by the summer of 2003. The CD entitled From Me to You became unexpectedly popular and peaked at No. 8 on the U.S. Billboard 200. The sales from this album are responsible for a good bulk of current Juelz Santana net worth. LaRon’s second album What the Game’s Been Missing was released two years later. It featured such singles like “Clockwork”, “Mic Check”, “Oh Yes” and “There It Go (The Whistle Song)”, which entered the Billboard chart. The album eventually received a Gold certification from the Recording Industries Association of America.
Juelz currently has two sons (a ten-year-old LaRon Louis James from his previous roman and Juelz Santana James with his current girlfriend) and a daughter named Bella Monroe James. It looks like along with Juelz Santana net worth growth legal issues came into his life. In 2011, after a lengthy investigation Bergen County Prosecutors Office raided his private recording studio in New Jersey. The officers found two handguns for which Santana did not have permission, several boxes of bullets and seventy bags of weed. Juelz is currently being charged not only with the possession of guns and drugs, but also for with an intension to distribute it within the school area.