Hip Hop artist Joe Budden thought he made it when he was nominated for the Grammys for his 2003 single Pump It Up.
But after moderate mainstream success, his career didn’t reach greater height due to a troubled contract with music labels.
After being broke for most of his rap career, he built a new name for himself through his podcast and appearance in reality show Love & Hip Hop: New York.
What Is Joe Budden Net Worth?
Joe Budden’s life is a spiraling journey with a lot of ups and downs. At just age of 17 he checked into rehab, and at the time no one thought he would come this far.
Well, his parents were an addict. His mother who later turned sober, her mission was to keep Joe alive whereas his father was not so present in his life.
Taking every struggle in his stride, he penned it all in his raps. It was his honesty and real-life experience that struck a chord with the audience. Thus, his in 2003, his self-titled album reached #1 on the US Rap and #2 on the US R&B charts.
Further, adding fuel to his popularity, his Grammy-nominated single was featured in 2 Fast 2 Furious, Def Jam Vendetta and Madden NFL 2004.
But the bad contracts he signed with labels hindered his rap career, due to which in spite of his talent he couldn’t emerge as the successful mainstream rapper.
But his experience with the music labels didn’t go to waste as he started a podcast on Youtube. In this podcast, he talked about various topics involving music through his own experiences in the music industry.
Well, the second innings of his career is going well. Due to the popularity of his YouTube podcast, he got a contract with Spotify for his podcast. Such is the success of his podcast that he goes on tour for his podcast.
Besides in 2018, he signed with Revolt TV- owned by Sean “Diddy” Combs.
Due to his recent outings in podcast and deals, he managed to accumulate a net worth of $6 million.
Joe’s Girlfriend, Dating Life
Like his professional life, Joe Budden had quite a rough start with his personal life. He started dating an older woman straight out of rehab, and she even got pregnant from their relationship.
But the relationship wasn’t healthy as they broke up before their child was born. Thus he wasn’t much present in his son’s life, and only time he met her was during court hearings.
However, Joe mended his relationship with his son and his baby mama over time.
Today he is present in his son Trey’s life and even shares a friendly relationship with his ex who is now married to someone else.
Well, Joe’s dating life is rocking as he is in a serious relationship. He is an engaged man as he proposed his girlfriend and baby mama Cyn Santana on 21st December 2018 and she said yes.
Besides, the couple has a son Lexington who was born on 16th December 2017.
Although, an engaged pair the couple haven’t become husband and wife just yet. But the pair seem so much in love and enjoying every moment of their lives on Instagram.
Maybe they are planning to give little Lexington more siblings, only time will tell.
For now, Joe is enjoying his dad lives and shows off his dad bod with tattoos on Instagram.