How much is Joji worth?
|Net Worth:||$9 Million|
|Date of Birth:||September 18, 1992 (age 30)|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
Joji is the stage name of George Kusunoki Miller. He is a Japanese author, comedian, singer, songwriter, and internet personality whose career started in the early 2000s. Besides Joji, he’s also known for his other online aliases Pink Guy and Filthy Frank. His career as an entertainer began with three (now defunct) YouTube channels – Dizasta Music, TV Filthy Frank, and Too Damn Filthy. In late 2017, he announced his retirement from YouTube and other social media platforms as he announced his intentions to focus on his music career. Since then, he has released two studio albums and ten singles.
Joji first became famous from his appearances online on both his and other YouTube channels. He also gained international popularity for his contribution to the widely popular “Harlem Shake” dance. He was born on September 18, 1992 in Osaka, Japan. He is half Australian and half Japanese. George was raised in Kobe, Japan where he attended the international school Canadian Academy. He graduated from the school in 2012. At the age of 18, he left Japan and moved to the United States.
In the late 2000s, George created his first Youtube channel DizastaMusic and created the character “Filthy Frank”. The very first video that he uploaded on June 19, 2008 was titled Lil Jon falls off the table. Besides that channel, he also created two other – TVFilthyFrank and TooDamnFilthy. In all three channels, he uploaded different series such as “Japanese 101”, “Food”, “Wild Games”, and “Loser Reads Hate Comments”.
Joji always had a passion for music, even before his YouTube career began. In 2016 and 2017, he collaborated with various artists such as Shamana, The Higher Brothers, ad Night Lovell. In 2017, he released his debut single titled “Will He”, which earned gold certification by the RIAA. In November 2017, Joji released his first studio album – In Tongues. The extended play had a commercial success that peaked in charts in America, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia. The following year, he signed a recording deal with the label 88 rising.
In October 2018, he released his debut studio album called Ballads 1. The album was a commercial and critical success that flourished in several music charts all over the globe and even earned certifications in both the UK and US. In September 2020, he released his second studio album under the name Joji titled “Nectar”. The album was just as successful as his previous two and was met with positive reviews.
Besides the moving music that he has created in the past decade, George Miller also began acting, directing, and producing many television projects. He has directed several films such as Worst Film Ever, E.T. 2, and Filthy Frank.
From 2011 to 2017, he has also hosted his own show titled The Filthy Frank Show. Apart from that, he has also made sporadic appearances on other YouTubers’ videos – h3h3Productions, PewDiePie, JonTron, and Michael Stevens.
For the past three years, ever since he began producing his own music projects, he has released multiple singles. Among some of his best singles are “Sanctuary”, “Run”, “Gimme Love”, “Head in the Clouds”, “Your Man”, and “Daylight”, which is in collaboration with Diplo.
Joji’s Total Net Worth
Joji has earned estimated total career income of $16 million dollars. Of that amount, $1-2 million dollars will have been deducted in business costs. The remainder, $14.5 million, will have been taxed at around 47% as Joji has been residing between the states of New York and California. After tax, it is estimated that his career earnings are at around $7.68 million dollars, having paid $6.82 million dollars in taxes.
Joji has never married and has no children. In his personal life, he has likely spent $1-2 million of his career earnings but also probably possesses assets valued at around $600,000, not including investment assets. In his investments, he may have earned investment returns of $2 million dollars. Therefore, it is estimated that Joji has a net worth of a rounded up $9 million dollars.
Joji is a singer and songwriter who began his career less than a decade ago and, now, driven by the music, he has continuously found prosperity in the entertainment business. He’s known for his lo-fi, R&B, and trip-hop music. Also, in just three years, he has released two studio albums and several singles, all of which found international success, especially in countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and Japan.