American rapper, Jermaine Lamarr Cole famously known as J Cole was born in Frankfurt, Germany on 28th January, 1985. The rapper has not yet shared anything with the media about his parents. However, his father was a United States Army veteran.
His mother also served in the United States Postal Service as a postal worker. It is recorded that, J Cole was raised by his mother because they were all abandoned by his father.
Cole and his brother whose name is Zach Cole were both raised in North Carolina in the United States of America. They grew up in a multi-ethnic society. The rapper later moved to New York City, United States and enrolled in St. John’s University. He passed out with a 3.2 GPA in computer science. He also passed out Magna Cum Laude with a 3.8 GPA.
J Cole Net Worth
The famous American rapper, J Cole has an estimated net worth of about $2.5million approximately. He makes a lot of money from his career as a rapper among other sources. Currently, it is said that, music is his major source of income. He makes money from online music sales, streams, tours, endorsement deals, collaborations and many more.
J Cole Height
J Cole stands at a height of about 6 feet and 2 inches tall approximately to 1.89m or 189cm. He is also recorded to have a weight of about 91kg equivalent to 200.62lbs. Information about the rapper’s actual body measurements and other relevant information about his body is currently not available.
J Cole Relationship
The rapper met Melissa Heholt while both of them were in college. After some time, the two started dating but said nothing about their intentions to get married. According to the rapper in an interview; he claims to have a wife and a daughter but has not given their identity to the public. Sometime later, he also confirmed that, he has had a son with his wife. His son’s identity is also not made available to the media.
J Cole Career
J Cole began his career as a musician with his cousin at a very younger age. Both of them began to learn basic tricks of music production on their own as children hoping to pick a career from it.
They put down lyrics and after they had received a drum machine from his mother, it boosted their morale. When the rapper was about 16 years old, he started to get better at his production skills. He used to send his mixtapes to great rappers like Jay Z and Eminem.
His debut mixtape titled The Come Up was launched to the public but was patronised by a few people. He stood out in Jay-Z’s business office and was called. Jay Z was not so convinced and Impressed by J Cole but he knew his passion for music was real. So Jay Z gave him the benefits of the doubt and got him featured in his album The Blueprint 3.
Later in his career, he began collaborating with a lot more artists in and outside the United States. He then came up with the mixtape called Friday Night Lights which had rappers like Drake, Omen, and Wale on it.
His first studio album was released sometime later in the year 2011 titled Cole Story: The Other Side. Instantly, the album was a hit. The rapper made a comeback with his much-anticipated album called 2014 Forest Hills Drive. The album was not promoted even though, it was successful.
His most successful piece of work was released in the year 2016 titled 4 Your Eyez Only. It was also listed at the number one spot on the Billboard 200 charts.
J Cole Wife
It is revealed that, the rapper is married to Melissa Heholt. They also have two children together; a boy and a girl.
J Cole Real Name
The popular American rapper’s real name is Jermaine Lamarr Cole.
How Old Is J Cole?
The record producer is 37 years of age as of 2022. He was born on 28th January, 1985.
Name: Jermaine Lamarr Cole
Also Known As: J Cole
Date of Birth: 28th January, 1985
Age: 37 years of age as of 2022
Place of Birth: Frankfurt, Germany
Career: Rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer
Net Worth: $2.5million approximately
Wife: Melissa Heholt