- Full Name: Joseph Antonio Cartagen
- Born: 08/19/1970
- Place of Birth: Bronx, New York City
- Occupation: Rapper
- Marital Status: Married
Fat Joe Net Worth History
Fat Joe has dropped at least 10 albums over the years and he’s managed to land himself on the Top 40 list. Ever heard of the single “Lean Back?” He’s also verge into performing on-screen in a number of film projects. Thanks to his rapper gigs, he’s managed to earn at least $5 million for himself over the years. Not only is he a rap star, but he’s also a businessman and he’s the CEO of Terror Squad Entertainment. Fat Joe is a talented rapper, musician, and businessman, having managed to climb his way to the top of the music industry. He’s dropped many albums and singles over the years, and been involved in acting; he appeared in Scary Movie 3 and Happy Feet. His talents aren’t just limited to the stage and radio, he can also entertain when it comes to acting roles. But where he has made most of his wealth and where most of his popularity will always remain, is still the hip hop community and the music charts.
About Fat Joe
Born in New York City, Fat Joe was first introduced to rap music by his brother and says he was influenced by Big Pun. It didn’t take long before he was signed to Relativity Records and his debut album was released in 1993. His single “Flow Joe” landed at the number one spot on the Billboard Hot Rap Singles chart. Not only was he with Relativity Records, but he’s also signed with Atlantic Records and had at least one studio album go certified Platinum. Fat Joe has many celebrity friends and he has accept a range of versatile acting gigs. He also stays connected to his fan base, using a variety of online social media accounts. His most recent album, released back in 2010, was titled “The Darkside Vol. 1” and it featured appearances on it from artists like Lil Wayne and Young Jeezy. The album reached number 25 on the Rap Songs charts. In the first week of the album drop, it’s reported that it sold a little more than 12,000 units. His last album managed to reach the 9th position on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, the 7th position on the Top Rap Albums, and it got to the number 2 spot among the Independent Albums.
As of 2010, it was reported that Fat Joe currently lives in the Miami area and he is married with at least three children. Not only does he have a big bank account, but he also has a big heart. Fat Joe also went back to his old Bronx neighborhood, in order to donate computers to the students at his old school. He has also involved himself with better eating campaigns, like that of Michelle Obama’s anti-obesity project: Let’s Move! Fat Joe doesn’t grace the radio much these days, the most of his wealth has been accumulated from his hits and music success back in the day. He’s been nominated for various awards, among them he’s won a Billboard Latin Music Award and ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards.