|Celebrated Name:||Jay Rock|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Johnny Reed McKinzie Jr.|
|Age:||35 years old|
|Birth Date:||31 March 1985|
|Birth Place:||Watts, California, United States|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Jay Rock Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Rapper and songwriter|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$6 Million|
|Last Updated:||March 2021|
Jay Rock is a well-known rapper and songwriter from America who is signed to the record label, Top Dawg Entertainment. He was initially involved in many street crimes, but later Rock was able to change his life upside down by pursuing a career as a songwriter and rapper.
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Early Life & Biography
Johnny Reed McKinzie Jr. was born on March 31, 1985, in Watts, Los Angeles. He spent most of his childhood days in the Nickerson Gardens projects, which was a public housing apartment complex in California.
As a teenager, Rock was involved in everyday street crimes and soon became one of the most hated people in the block. He was also a member of the street gang, Bounty Hunter Bloods.
He attended Locke High School to complete his education, but he was never a good student. He didn’t like studies and was happy getting quick cash by doing illegal stuff. While growing up, he was also jailed twice, due to his connection with various criminal gangs.
Jay Rock has been able to keep his private life away from the limelight and is completely focused on his career as a rapper and songwriter. However, it was rumored that he was dating actress Kat Stacks, but he never confirmed. Rock is very much active on social media platforms, including Instagram, where he has more than 1 million followers.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 31 March 1985, Jay Rock is 35 years old as of today’s date 8th March 2021. His height is 1.85 m tall, and his weight is 90 kg.
Jay Rock’s professional music career started in the year 2005 when the CEO of record label Top Dawg Entertainment, Anthony Tiffith, signed him after hearing a verse of his. He released several mixtapes and albums while working with TDE.
In 2007, he signed a venture deal with the international record label, Warner Bros. Records. The following year, he released his debut single, “All My Life (In the Ghetto)” which featured rappers Lil Wayne and will.i.am. The song became very popular across the country and made him feature in the cover of the hip-hop magazine XXL’s annual Top 10 Freshmen issue.
In 2010, he released the mixtapes “Tales From the Hood 2”, and “From the Hood to the Cover of XXL.” Along with 50 Cent and other popular rappers, he took part in The Invitation Tour. In the same year, he left Warner Bros and signed a multi-album deal with the record label Strange Music. In December 2010, he recorded the mixtape, “ Black Friday.”
Rock released his debut album “Follow Me Home” in July 2011. The album was a huge hit and reached number 83 on the Billboard 200 and sold more than five thousand copies in its first week.
In 2012, he appeared on Kendrick Lamar‘s major-label “good kid, m.A.A.d city” and on Kendrick Lamar’s album “Money Trees.” Along with Kendrick Lamar and Chantal Kreviazuk, Rock released the single, “Pay for It.” He also performed the song on NBC late-night comedy and variety show Saturday Night Live.
In 2018, Rock’s single “King’s Dead” was released featuring artists Future, Lamar, and Blake. The song charted on the US Billboard Hot 100. In May 2018, he released the studio album “Redemption,” which was also a huge hit.
Awards & Achievements
Jay Rock has won several awards and nominations in his illustrious career. In 2019, he earned his first Grammy Award for the single “King’s Dead” for Best Rap Performance. In the same year, he was also nominated in the category of Best Rap Song for his studio album, “Win.”
In 2010, MTV included him in the list of “one of 2010’s breakthrough MCs”. Rock was also nominated in the 2014 Grammy Awards as featured artist for the album “good kid, m.A.A.d. City”.
Net Worth & Salary of Jay Rock in 2021
Jay Rock has an estimated net worth of more than $6 Million as of March 2021. He has made this huge wealth through his successful career as a songwriter and rapper.
He has released several commercially successful music albums, including Follow Me Home (2011), 90059 (2015), Redemption (2018), and others. He also earns money through performing at award shows like 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards, musical concerts, and tours like BET’s Music Matters Tour, The Invitation Tour, and many more.
Jay Rock is one of the most popular rappers in the world. Although he started his life as a criminal, he was able to change his life through his hard work and dedication. He has fans and followers around the globe who are eagerly waiting to see what their favorite rapper has in store for them in the future.