DJ Jazzy Jeff
DJ Jazzy Jeff
Celebrated Name: DJ Jazzy Jeff
Real Name/Full Name: Jeffrey Allen Townes
Gender: Male
Age: 59 years old
Birth Date: 22 January 1965
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.77 m
Weight: 71 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Lynette Jackson (m. 2010)
Children: Yes (Cory Townes, Amir Mitchell-Townes)
Profession: Record producer, actor, DJ, as well as comedian
Net Worth in 2024: $10 million
Last Updated: May 2024

DJ Jazzy Jeff is the famous stage name of Jeffrey Allen Townes is an American based record producer, actor, DJ, as well as comedian, who is best known for his alliance as well as collaboration made with Will Smith as DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince.

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Early Life

DJ Jazzy Jeff was born in the year 1965 inside Philadelphia, located in Pennsylvania. Formerly, he has developed fame as well as a following being a school and block party DJ. He has completed graduation from John Bartram High School within Philadelphia during the year 1982.

He has lived in Wilmington, located in Delaware since 2004.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 22 January 1965, DJ Jazzy Jeff is 59 years old as of today’s date 25th May 2024. His height is 1.77 m tall, and weight is 71 kg.


DJ Jazzy Jeff started off his career by being a member of a duo named DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince with Will Smith.

During this time, he has accepted the stage name -DJ Jazzy Jeff. The group has attained initial Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance during the year 1989 intended for “Parents Just Don’t Understand”.

When Smith split into television through the sitcom entitled The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, he has performed as recurrent character Jazz, known as the best friend of Smith on the show. During early seasons, these two personas always hailed one another by their moniker greeting.

One among the initial records, he appeared on ever was along The Korner Boyz (Street Artz Records) “Bust The Move and The Soga of Roxanne”, and that has presented famous Philadelphia rapper named MC Parry P as well as Grand Tone

After the duo split, Townes worked to be a notable R&B, soul, as well as neo-soul record producer, founding the A Touch of Jazz production firm in Philadelphia. Amongst the artists which he has assisted to progress are Jill Scott, Musiq Soulchild, Eric Roberson, The Roots, Eminem, Darius Rucker, Jewel, Floetry, Talib Kweli, Rhymefest, and many more.

In the year 2009, he has created a mixtape entitled He’s the King…I’m the DJ in honour of a late performer named Michael Jackson.

During the year 2013, he also performed along with Will Smith on Graham Norton Show. In the same year, he has issued Vinyl Destination, known as a web series recording his over hundred DJ shows from different parts of the world.

Awards & Achievements:

DJ Jazzy Jeff’s achievement is being one half of a duo named DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince with Will Smith.

This group has been bestowed with the first Grammy Award in the category of Best Rap Performance during the year 1989 for “Parents Just Don’t Understand”, however their greatest successful single, i.e. “Summertime” facilitated the group earn its second Grammy as well as ranked at four on the Billboard Hot 100.

Being a duo, DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince had many gold and platinum-selling albums as well as singles during the late 1980s and also during early 1990s. It earned them the initial rap Grammy Award depicted in the year 1989 for “Parents Just Don’t Understand.”

The group too won a second Grammy for “Summertime”.

Net Worth & Salary of DJ Jazzy Jeff in 2024

DJ Jazzy Jeff Net Worth 2019As of May 2024, DJ Jazzy Jeff has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He makes most of his income with his career as a hip-hop and R&B disc jockey, a record producer, actor and turntablist.

It is known that DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince has sold millions of records as well as turned as the initial rap act to get a Grammy.

He earned excellently by beginning a musical production company named A Touch of Jazz, and he too produced pop and rap based recordings and even music for film and television. This record producer too designed the initial mixer made precisely for DJ’s who scratch records, i.e. the Gemini 2200.

He was working in a duo named DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince offered DJ Jazzy Jeff major acclaim in his career. This is because the opportunity facilitated him to earn excellently as well develop his inner skills which were previously unknown to him.

He is still engaged in producing as well as working by a partnership with Dreamworks.


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