Joseph Guillermo Jones II is an American rapper, record executive, and music video director. He is formerly known by his stage name Jim Jones. On July 15, 1976, he was born in New York City, The Bronx, and raised in Harlem. He is an original member of hip hop collective the Diplomats and the co-founder of Diplomat Records.
He directed several music videos under the pseudonym CAPO for artists including Cam’ron, Remy Ma, Juelz Santana, and State Property. His debut album Diplomatic Immunity was certified Gold, hit #1 on the U.S. R&B chart, and ranked #8 on the Billboard 200. He has released five studio albums, in which three reached #1 on the U.S. Rap chart.
He received an Urban Music Award in 2009. He has starred in the film State Property 2 and on the VH1 reality show Love & Hip Hop. He has appeared on episodes of The Wire and Crash: The Series and in the television series Chrissy & Mr. Jones with Chrissy Lampkin. Jones has appeared in more than fifteen television shows and movies, including cameos on hit shows such as Wild’ N Out.
Quick Facts About Jim Jones
Full Name: Joseph Guillermo Jones
Age(in2021): 45 Years
Occupation: Rapper, Songwriter, music video director, entrepreneur
Years Active: 1997-present
Height: 5′ 10″ (1.8 m)
Weight: 79 kg; In pounds: 174 lbs.
Jim Jones Net Worth and Source of Wealth
Jim Jones has an estimated net worth of approximately $8 million. Jones earned from his music career, but his entrepreneurial spirit has also made Jim Jones today so wealthy. Jones, with his team, made sure no stone was left unturned to be the best. Many times his superb music videos were often put up on the billboards of U.S. Royalties from The Diplomats hit album has played a considerable role in his fortune. The song We Fly High from the third album Hustler’s P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment) became the biggest hit in 2006. The track reached the fifth position on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart and was certified platinum by R.I.A.A.
His track “Pop Champagne” was the second biggest hit in 2008. In addition, he earned $1 million from the album Hustler’s P.O.M.E. ll, $1.7 million from Vampire Life 3, $1.4 million from We Own the Night (E.P.), and $2 million from other studio albums. Other sources of income include his career as a producer. He has produced albums for Cam’Ron, Remy Ma, and more. Further, he has started a fashion business and launched the clothing lines Nostic and Vampire Life.