How much is Juvenile worth?
|Net Worth:||$300 Thousand|
|Date of Birth:||March 25, 1975 (age 47)|
|Country:||United States of America|
|Height:||6 ft (1.83 m)|
Juvenile is the stage name of Terius Gray. He is an American actor, rapper, and songwriter that began his career in 1991 during his teen years. At the very beginning of his very prosperous career, he signed with the label Cash Money Records. In addition to his solo career, he spent most of his time as part of the successful hip-hop group Hot Boys.
Throughout his nearly 30 years long career, the rapper has released eleven studio and two collaborative albums, as well as seven mixtapes. Besides his successful music projects, in the early years of the new millennium, he also embarked on an acting career and starred in several productions.
Juvenile became famous thanks to his bounce music recordings released when he was a teenager. He was born on March 26, 1975, in New Orleans, Louisiana. He first began rapping and recording his own projects at the age of 15. In the early 1990s, he quickly became a local star thanks to his bounce music recordings. In 1995, he signed with Warlock Records and released his debut studio album titled Being Myself.
Despite not having a commercial or critical success, the debut studio album did relatively well in New Orleans. It included Juvenile’s first single “Conversation With the Man Above”, released in February 1995. Shortly after the release of his debut project, the rapper had a regional success and that led to his signing with Cash Money Records. Two years later, in May 1997, he released his second studio album (and first with the label) – Solja Rags.
The contract with Cash Money Records and the release of his sophomore album not only boosted the popularity of the rapper but also helped him earn. Given the success of his sophomore album, Juvenile received the opportunity to join fellow label mates and rappers Lil Wayne, Turk, and B.G. to form the group Hot Boys.
In late-1997, the group released their first studio project – the album Get It How You Live!, which sold more than 500,000 copies. Throughout the next six years, the group released two more albums and plenty of hits thanks to which Juvenile was able to live and work as a rap artist professionally. In addition to his participation in one of the most popular and well-received hip hop groups of the 90s, Juvenile continued to release solo projects – 400 Degrees, The G-Code, and Project English.
What makes the rapper so successful are his multiple platinum-certified albums and chart-topping hits. The release of his sixth studio album (Juve The Great) in December 2003 marked the beginning of a short hiatus for the rapper who focused mostly on his work as an actor at the time. That year also marked the dissolution of the group Hot Boys and their final tour together (named Let Them Burn). In 2006, after signing a multi-million dollar deal with the giant Atlantic Records, Juvenile released his best studio project – the album Reality Check.
Juvenile’s seventh studio album became not only his first number-one album to top charts such as the US Billboard 200, but also his first to receive gold certification by the RIAA. Ever since the late 2000s, he continues to release both solo and collaborative studio albums. His last studio album as a solo artist is The Fundamentals, which was released in February 2014. Most recently, he released a collaborative album with Birdman titled Just Another Gangsta, which was released in March 2019.
Besides for his work as an actor, rapper, and songwriter, in recent years, Juvenile has had many legal troubles. Issues such as marijuana possession, and paternity lawsuit have been highlighted by both the media and various newspapers. He was also arrested in 2017 for failing to pay child support of $150,000, according to The Source.
Juvenile first started rapping as a teenager in the 1990s and quickly found prosperity in the music industry. The rapper made a name for himself as both a solo artist and as part of the hip hop sensation Hot Boys. Simultaneously with touring and recording with the group, Juvenile released his own music projects.
In addition to rapping, he is also known for having roles and guest appearances in several television films and series. Among his most notable appearances are in Baller Blocking, Treme, and The Power of Few, as well as several documentaries about himself.