It has been estimated that Jadakiss net worth reaches 6 million dollars which also makes him one of the richest rappers in the music industry. Born in 1975, Jadakiss whose real name is Jason Phillips is known by his nickname Jadakiss in the entertainment business. He is also known to be one of the members of the band called “The Lox”. Moreover, Jadakiss is a co-owner of the imprint D-Block. In 2007 Jadakiss got signed with Def Jam Records which was quite a huge achievement to the rapper.
When Jadakiss was sixteen years old, he started freestyle rapping. Later, he and his friends decided to participate in a competition called “Jack the Rapper Competition”. Because of competing in it Jadakiss was noticed by quite a lot of people because of his talented rapping abilities which today bring millions of dollars to the overall amount of Jadakiss net worth. Jadakiss was also able to meet rappers from Ruff Ryders which was known as a management company. He started freestyle rapping with artists from that management. Ruff Ryders produced a lot of rappers such as DMX who recorded his first singles under that management.
In 1994 Jadakiss founded his own rap group which was entitled “The Warlocks” together with two of his friends, Styles P and Chris ‘Lil Mac’ Pelkey. The band was signed with the Bad Boy Entertainment. Their management company advised them to change the band’s name into “The Lox” which was shorter and stood for ‘Living Off Experience’. Performances of the group added a lot of revenues to the total amount of Jadakiss net worth.
Moreover, one of the most interesting things is that the group was very close to the rapper Notorious B.I.G., especially Jadakiss himself. He and Notorious B.I.G. had a very close relationship and the latter rapper wanted to put Jadakiss under his wing and take care of him. Moreover, one of the first singles of the band “The Lox” was dedicated to Notorious B.I.G. which was entitled “We’ll Always Love Big Poppa”. The single was released in 1997 and it was the B-side of the Puff Diddy’s track called “I’ll Be Missing You”. The single became famous worldwide and increased the overall amount of Jadakiss net worth a lot and it also added much popularity to the group.
In 1998 another record of the group was released which was called “Money, Power and Respect”. The record gained a lot of success and was titled as Platinum.