Violent J
Violent J
Celebrated Name: Violent J
Real Name/Full Name: Joseph Francis Bruce
Gender: Male
Age: 51 years old
Birth Date: 28 April 1972
Birth Place: Berkley, Michigan, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.88 m
Weight: 130 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Michelle Rapp ( m. 2013)
Children: Yes (Joseph Bruce, II, Ruby Bruce)
Profession: Rapper, record producer, professional wrestler
Net Worth in 2024: $20 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Violent J is a popular American record producer, rapper, and professional wrestler who is best known as the member of musical duo ‘Insane Clown Posse.’ He is also the co-founder of ‘Juggalo Championship Wrestling’ and ‘Psychopathic Records,’ which is a record label.

Maybe you know about Violent J very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Violent J’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Violent J, aka Joseph Bruce, was born in 1972 on 28th April to Richard Bruce and Linda Bruce in Berkley, Michigan. His father ran away, taking all his family money when Richard was only two years old.

He has two elder siblings named Theresa, and Robert. His mother had to work overtime as a janitor to meet the ends of her household. Violent J was raised in a financially unstable household, which forced his family to move to a shady neighborhood. You can see this influence in his songs.

Violent J had a very scandalous career. He has made a lot of headlines in the past, breaking several laws with his bandmate Joseph. He has been charged with robbery, violating probation and death threats. He has even spent a few days in prison for these endeavors.

Violent J married Michelle Rapp in 2003. The couple has three children named Ruby Bruce, II, and Joseph Bruce together. The rapper has also made several songs about his kids.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 28 April 1972, Violent J is 51 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 130 kg.


Violent first stepped into professional wrestling in 1983 but quit his career in 1986 to pursue his passion for music.

Then again, he started wrestling with an Independent circuit in the 1990s. He has wrestled for several wrestling organizations like World Wrestling Federation, Extreme Championship Wrestling and ICP’s Strangle-Mania, etc.

He started off his rapping career in 1989 and has stopped. He is known for playing with genres like horrorcore, rap-rock, and Hip Hop.

He is also known as the owner of Psychopathic Records, which he co-founded with (Joseph Utsler) Shaggy 2 Dope, fellow rapper, and his former manager named Alex Abbiss.

He has also appeared in shows and movies like ‘Big Money Hustlas,’ ‘Big Money Rustlas,’ ‘The Howard Stern Show,’ and ‘Death Racers’, etc.

He has released five studio albums as a solo artist, which are ‘Enter the Ghetto Zone,’ ‘The Shining,’ ‘Wizard of the Hood EP,’ ‘American Life/Lives’, and ‘Karma Forest.’

He also made 14 studio albums with Clown Posse, some of which include ‘Carnival of Carnage,’ ‘Riddle Box,’ ‘Bizzar,’ ‘Bizaar,’ ‘Bang! Pow! Boom!’, and ‘The Mighty Death Pop!’.

In 2003 he also released his autobiography titled ‘Behind the Party.’

Awards & Achievements

He hasn’t received any awards for his rapping, but the star sure has made millions of fans through it. He is a three-time winner of the JCW Tag Team Championship, which included 2 Tuff Tony and Shaggy 2 Dope.

Net Worth & Salary of Violent J in 2024

Joseph Bruce aka Violent J Net Worth 2019As of April 2024, Violent J has an estimated net worth of more than $20 million. He has made most of his fortune by using his talent and selling his music. However, his founding companies, record label, and Wrestling Championships also help him in making a few extra millions.

Violent J is a true inspiration who didn’t let his childhood describe his future. He stepped onto the ladder of success with his hard work and today is considered as one of the most respected rappers in America. He has also established a promising career as a wrestler and fought with some of the most respected fighters in the world.



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