Biography / Wiki
Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out, this line is very well proved by Fat Joe who is an American rapper as well as an actor. Moreover, this versatile rapper has established himself among the most influential face in the field of music through his hard work and dedication.
He rose to huge fame when his album “Represent” in the year 1993 reached number one on the Billboard Hot Rap Songs. Recently he came into the limelight when Fat, Anuel AA, and Cardi B appeared in the official video of YES.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 19 August 1970, this handsome rapper has turned 52 years old. He seems enough tall with his height which is 179 centimeters and 5’10” in feet and inches. He seems very fit and healthy with a weight of 130 kilograms and 287 lbs in pounds.
His body measurements are 47 inches chest, 45 inches waist, and 15 inches biceps. He looks more amazing with his green eyes and bald hair.
As a rapper and actor, Fat has gathered a handsome amount of net worth throughout his professional career. Apart from that, he has established himself as one of the highest-paid rappers in the world. According to the sources, his estimated net worth is $35 million approximately.
Education / Family
Born and growing up in the South Bronx area of New York City, USA, Fat belongs to mixed ethnicity. However, he never disclosed any information about his family. Other than this, there is no data available about his educational background.
|Da Fat Gangsta
|South Bronx, USA
|Date of birth
|19th August 1970
|In feet & inches: 5’10”
In centimeters: 179 cm
|In kilograms: 130 kg
In pounds: 287 lbs
|South Bronx, USA
Career / Fashion and Style
Talking about his career, Fat started his career with the stage name Fat Joe da Gangsta. Later in the early 1990s, he joined the rap group D.I.T.C. and then signed to Relativity Records. In the year 1993, his debut album, Represent, was released. In fact, Its lead single, “Flow Joe” topped at number one on the Billboard Hot Rap Singles chart.
Furthermore, in the year 1995, he released his second studio album, Jealous One’s Envy. His second single, “Envy” reached at #8 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart. Other than this, his third album was Don Cartagena and his first for Atlantic Records in the year 1998.
This album was peaked on The Billboard 200 at #7 and #2 on Top R&B/Hip Hop albums and later also being certified gold by the RIAA. Besides this, he also debuted his own group Terror Squad. He also made his appearance on Jennifer Lopez‘s single “Feelin’ So Good” Additionally, his fourth album, Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E.) was released by him.
His lead single “We Thuggin” was a big hit in late 2001. Likewise in the year 2002, his fifth album Loyalty was released. In the year 2003, he was also featured in the pop single “I Want You”. He again won the heart of millions of people by releasing his sixth album All or Nothing in the year 2005.
Similarly, in the year 2006, he released his seventh album Me, Myself & I which featured the hit single “Make It Rain” with southern rapper Lil Wayne. Later, Imperial Records distributed his eighth solo studio album The Elephant in the Room. At the end of June 2009, his ninth solo studio album, J.O.S.E. 2, was released.
Joe further announced that he was working on a new album, The Darkside Vol. 1 in January 2010. After that on 28th March 2010, he signed a record deal with E1 Music. On 27th July 2010, The Darkside Vol. 1 was released. Other than this, Fat was also featured on a remix to DJ Khaled’s song “Welcome to My Hood”.
On 19th October 2011, “Another Round” the first single off Joe’s yet to be named eleventh studio album was released on iTunes and the second single of the album is “Yellow Tape”. on 2nd August 2017, he released So Excitedly with Dre. Further, on 24th July 2018, he released Attention with Chris Brown. Recently, Joe, Anuel AA, Cardi B appeared in the official video of YES.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
Fat is a married man who tied the knot with his beautiful wife, Lorena Cartagena. Later, the couple also shared three children named Ryan, Joey, and Azaniah. However, in the year 2012, the couple separated due to some personal issues. As of now, Joe is living a single life happily.
|Son – Ryan, and Joey
Daughter – Azariah Cartagena
Here we are providing the list of favorites of Fat Joe:
|Favorite Musical instrument
Some Interesting Facts About Fat Joe
- His Zodiac Sign is Leo.
- Fat is very fond of Playing Baseball and basketball and doing fitness activities.
- Joe admits that he was a bully in his childhood.
- His favorite place is Dubai.
- He likes to eat Spanish Food and Sea Food.
- Joe lived in public housing at the Forest Houses and began stealing at a very young age to support his family.