This article covers Jermaine Dupri net worth, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career, Marriage, and Social media.
Who Is Jermaine Dupri?
Jermaine Dupri Mauldin, also known as JD, is an American Recorder producer, singer, songwriter, rapper, DJ, and entrepreneur born in Asheville, North Carolina, US, on September 23, 1972.
He became famous when the song he wrote and produced for Kriss Kross titled “jump” peaked on the Billboard 100 in April 1992.
Jermaine Dupri Profile Summary
|Full name:||Jermaine Dupri Mauldin|
|Nickname:||JD Don Chi Chi|
|Place:||Asheville, North Carolina, USA|
|Parents:||Michael & Tina Mauldin|
|Occupation:||Rapper, Producer, DJ, and Dong writer|
Biography & Early Life
Jermaine Dupri was born to Tina Mosley and Micheal Mauldin on September 23, 1972, in Asheville, North Carolina, USA. Jermaine was quite interested in music at a young age.
He got a music set when while he was still growing up and was trained under the care of his mother and father. His father is an Atlanta talent manager who had coordinated a Diana Ross show in 1982.
Jermaine was granted the privilege to perform at the concert, and he danced along with Diana Ross. He kicked off his musical career as a dancer and soon started dancing for the hip hop group Whodini at the age of 12.
Jermaine was featured in some music videos, one of which was titled “Freaks Come Out at Night”. His determination and talent led him to perform around the country, and later on, he created his group.
Jermaine is currently 29 years old (as of 2021). He is also known for short JD. From 2002 to 2009, Jermaine was in a relationship with Janet Jackson. Jermaine has a daughter named Shaniah Mauldin with Pam Sweat.
Jermaine Dupri started an interest in music started a young age. He first began his musical career as a dancer and was known to perform for the hop dance group Whodini as a teenager.
Soon he produced his first act titled ‘Silk Tymes Leather’ in 1990 and then created a group named ‘Kriss Kross’ with Chris Smith and Chris Kelly. The group released an album titled ‘Krossed Out’ in 1992.
Jermaine quickly grounds as was able to create his label called ‘So So Def Recordings. He signed in some artists and worked towards the record label’s success.
One R&B group Jermaine signed released an album titled ‘Hummin’ Comin’ at ‘Cha’. This album turned out well and thus went platinum.
Later on, Dupri’s label collaborated with another label called Columbia Records. The two labels worked hand in hand in recordings and distribution.
Jermaine had worked with prominent artists, such as in1997 when he produced several songs for Usher’s album ‘My Way. He also worked with artists such as Mariah Carey and DJ Chuckie.
In 2004, Jermaine collaborated with Usher again for the album titled ‘Confessions’, in which he was involved in co-writing and co-producing its singles.
In 2005, he worked with Mariah Carey in the production of her track titled ‘We Belong Together. In the same year, Jermaine kept busy with the production of Bow Wow’s song ‘Wanted’.
In the following year, hews were invited he co-writing and co-producing the songs: ‘Success’ and ‘Fallin’. In 2015, Jermaine dived into a rap show with Queen Latifah, developing a reality TV series titled ‘The Rap Game.
Following his active and successful musical career, he gained recognition and fame as a producer and musician and earned an induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2018.
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Jermaine is currently assumed to be single, as no information on his marital status is available.
Jermaine Dupri Net Worth
Jermaine has an estimated net worth of about $2 million. He earns as a producer and a musician. In 2005 he bought an apartment worth $3.2 million.
Over the years, he has worked with big celebrities like Kriss Kross, Usher, Mariah Carey, and TLC, which earned him a good amount of money.
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Awards & Recognition
Jermaine has been nominated for Best Rap Album and Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group in 1999, Song of the Year in 2006, and won the award for Best R&B song in 2006.