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Fat Joe’s Net Worth 2023: Age, Height, Biography, Income, Earning

How much is Fat Joe’s net worth?

Net Worth in 2024$4 million
Real NameJoseph Antonio Cartagena
Nick Name Da Fat Gangsta, Fat Joe da Gangsta, Joey Crack
Birth PlaceThe Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
BirthdayAugust 19, 1970
Age/How old? 52 years old (as of 2024)
Height/How tall?5 feet 10 inches
Occupation Rapper, Songwriter
Sun SignLeo
Spouse/Ex-Wife Lorena Cartagena
Children 3
Daughter Azaria
SonJoey and Ryan
Info UpdatedJune 2024

Who is Fat Joe? Biography, Net Worth, Career

Joseph Antonio Cartagena is an American rapper and producer who began his journey as a  member of hip hop group “Diggin’ in the Crates Crew (D.I.T.C.).” As of 2024, Fat Joe’s net worth stands at $4 million. 

Moreover, he started his solo career by establishing  his label, ” Terror Squad.”

He signed numerous rappers, producers, and songwriters for his label such as DJ Khaled, Prospect, Triple Seis, Cuban Link, Tony Sunshine, etc.

One of the singles “Flow Joe” from Joe’s debut solo album, Represent ranked top on the Billboard Hot Rap Songs in 1993.

Additionally, he has known for many other singles like  “Lean Back,”   “What’s Luv?,”  “Make It Rain” (2006) featuring Lil Wayne, and  “All the Way Up.”

Fat Joe’s Age

Joe was born on August 19, 1970, to Puerto Rican and Cuban parents. As of 2024, Fat Joe celebrated his 52nd birthday.

His birth name is Joseph Antonio Cartagena and his birthplace is The Bronx, New York City, U.S.

He is also known as Fat Joe da Gangsta.

At a very young age, he began stealing to support his family but later his brother introduced him to the hip hop industry. 

Fat Joe’s Net Worth & Salary

As of 2024, Fat Joe’s net worth estimates at $4 million. He earned most of his fortune from the music industry. 

Apart from this, he has appeared in many films such as  Scary Movie 3 (2003) and  Happy Feet (2006).

Additionally, television series and shows also contributed a significant amount to Fat Joe’s net worth.

How Does Fat Joe’s Net Worth Reach $4 million?

Here is Joe’s journey towards his net worth

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What is Fat Joe's Net Worth in 2024  and how does he make his money?
Who is Fat Joe? Biography, Net Worth, Age, Height, Wife

Initial Career (1992–1995)

Joe began his career as a part of the rap group D.I.T.C. Later he was signed to  Relativity Records in the 1990s. 

In 1993, he established his own label,  with the debut album “Represent” which has featured production from many hip hop groups and production such as Lord Finesse, Diamond D, The Beatnuts, etc. 

One of his singles “Flow Joe” got wide appreciation and ranked top on Billboard. 

In 1995, he released his second studio album, Jealous One’s Envy. The album ranked at 71st position on The Billboard 200 and at 7th rank on Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums. 

Signing with Atlantic Records (1998–2005)

Joe’s released his third studio album, ” Don Cartagena” in 1998 for Atlantic Records. The album ranked at #No-7 on the Billboard 200 and was certified gold by the RIAA.

The album includes two hit singles  “Don Cartagena” and  “Bet Ya Man Can’t Triz.” 

In 2001, he released his fourth album Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E.) and featuring the production from DJ and record producer,  Irv Gotti. 

Later he starred in the pop single “I Want You” by Thalía (Mexican singer) as well as performed the single “Crush Tonight” with  Tony Sunshine on the Comedy Central program Chappelle’s Show. 

In 2005, Fat Joe’s 6th album came out titled ” All or Nothing.” The album was noted for featuring  “My Fofo.”

Albums: Me, Myself & I &The Elephant in the Room (2006 to 2008)

Fat released his 7th album, “Me, Myself & I”  in 2006 with Virgin Records. The single “Make It Rain” with rapper Lil Wayne is widely appreciated. 

Later, his 8th studio album came in the market with the name ” The Elephant in the Room” on March 11, 2008. The album got the 6th rank in the Billboard Hot 100.

After a short period for Fat Joe’s new album “The Elephant in the Room,” the rapper 50 Cent YouTube account features the “funeral” of Fat Joe.

In the video,  50 Cent crying and talks about Fat Joe’s record sales and stated that he ended Joe’s career. 

Albums: Jealous Ones Still Envy 2 &  The Darkside (2009 to 2010) 

At the time of the new year in 2010, Fat Joe announced his new album, “The Darkside Vol. 1.” Some of the hit singles are “(Ha Ha) Slow Down,”  and “If It Ain’t About Money.”

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On March 28, 2010, Fat Joe entered a  record deal with E1 Music and released  “The Darkside Vol. 1” on July 27, 2010. The album has sold 12,000 copies in its week and ranked at #No-27 on the Billboard 200. 

Mixtape” The Darkside Vol. 2″ & album “Plata O Plomo” (2011)

Fat has also appeared on a remix of “Welcome to My Hood” (DJ Khaled’s song) with  T-Pain,  Ludacris,  Twista, Mavado,  Busta Rhymes, Birdman, Bun B, Waka Flocka Flame, and Jadakiss. 

During an interview with XXL Magazine in 2011, Fat Joe said that  “The Darkside Vol. 2” is his first official mixtape in which he will feature  Mark Henry’s songs “Drop a Body” and  “Massacre on Madison.”

In January 2017, he released another album ” Plata O Plomo.” Later he released “So Excited” with record production, Dre. In 2018, he released  “Attention” with rapper and singer, Chris Brown.

Fat’s second collaborative album “Family Ties” with Dre was released in 2019.

Real Estate Investment

In 2000, 51 years old this hip hop star invested $115,000 on an acre of land situated in Plantation, Florida. Later he built a 5,300 square-foot home and listed it for $2 million in 2010. 

But Joe failed to get any buyer and still owns the home. 

Who Is Rapper Fat Joe’s Wife? Know about Fat Joe’s Girlfriends, Wife & Kids

 Joe has many girlfriends to date.

Fat Joe married a beautiful lady, Lorena Cartagena, and have been together for more than 25 years.

Fat Joe's Wife
Fat Joe’s Wife Lorena Cartagena

Lorena tried to stay away from the spotlight. The couple was blessed with three children, of which two are from Joe’s previous girlfriends.

Actually, Fat Joe’s two sons, Joey and Ryan, are not from Lorena. The couple has only a daughter,  Azaria together. 

Fat Joe’s Weightloss Journey

In 1996, Fat has weighed around 300 pounds (140 kg).

In 2005, Stuff magazine revealed Fat Joe’s weight loss efforts and journey.

Later after shedding 88 pounds, Joe has shown his weight loss efforts in his song  “Drop a Body.”

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Joe achieved the weight loss result by adopting a  low-carbohydrate approach. He has not added bread, rice, and pasta to his diet.

Fat Joe on Youtube

He has Joined Youtube on Apr 3, 2012, He has over 3,794,149 views and 1.65 Million subscribers on his youtube channel as of 2 Jan 2024.

Click the link below to visit his Youtube Channel.

Channel Name: Fat Joe

Fat Joe’s Twitter & Instagram Profile

Fat Joe made his Twitter account (@fatjoe) in August 2019. He made around 17K tweets and has 974.8K followers on his Twitter account as of 18 March 2024.

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Fat Joe twitter link

Fat Joe Instagram

You can view his latest videos and photos on his Instagram account (@fatjoe).

As of 24 Jan 2024, he has made around 6523 Instagram posts. He has More than 5.2 million followers who regularly visited his Instagram account.

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Fat Joe is a respectful artist in the hip-hop industry.  He reigns on the pop charts with his singles  “All the Way Up.” and “Lean Back.” 

Joe is among the few artists or singers who can sense the tides of music and adapt accordingly. This is the only reason that he stayed for three decades. As a result, he continues to rises his net worth. 

As of 2024, Fat Joe’s net worth is estimated at $4 million.

Quick Look

How old is Fat Joe?

Being born on August 19, 1970, Fat Joe is 52 years old as of today’s date 24th Jan 2023.

How tall is Fat Joe?

Fat Joe’s height is usually listed around 5’9-5’10, but I think everyone adds an extra inch or so to their height, right?

What is Fat Joe’s real name?

Fat Joe’s real name is Joseph Antonio Cartagena and he was born in The Bronx, New York City, on August 19, 1970.

How much is Fat Joe’s worth in 2023?

As of 2023, Fat Joe’s net worth is estimated at $4 million. The major source of Fat Joe’s net worth fortune has come from his Singing career whether Rapping or Songwriting.

Is Fat Joe married?

Yes, Fat Joe has been married to Lorena Cartagena since 1995. The couple has a daughter named Azaria Cartagena born on May 12, 2006.

What is Fat Joe’s salary?

Fat Joe’s annual salary is estimated to range between $70,000 to $100,000.

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