Juelz Santana is an American rapper, producer, and actor who has a net worth of $9 million. He is probably best known for his super-hit single ‘There It Go’. Juelz Santana is his stage name. His real name is LaRon Louis James.
As a rapper, Juelz Santana is very famous. His platinum class single ‘There It Go’ placed #6 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. Since 1995, Juelz Santana has released two studio albums, one compilation album, and twenty-two singles so far. His two studio albums, From Me to U and What the Game’s Been Missing placed #8 and #9 on the Billboard 200 Chart.
As an actor, Juelz appeared in films like State Property 2, Killa Season, The Project, Video Girl, and so on. Besides, he appeared in the Love & Hip-Hop: New York television series from 2016 to 2019.
Juelz Santana: At a Glance
|Real Name||LaRon Louis James|
|Date of Birth||18 February 1982|
|Birth Place||New York City, New York, U.S|
|Height||5ft 8in (1.73m)|
|Profession||Rapper, Producer, Actor|
|Net Worth||$9 million|
LaRon Louis James was born in New York City, New York, on 18 February 1982. His mother was an Afro-American where his father was Dominican. He passed his childhood in the Harlem section of Manhattan. Juelz Santana started rapping when he was only five.
At the age of twelve, Juelz Santana started professional rapping forming a rap duo called ‘Draftpick’. He alongside his neighbor friend Malik formed this rap duo. However, after some enormous performance, ‘Draftpick’ gained recognition in New York City. They performed at the Apollo Theater and became the winner of two weeks. Later, he worked on rapper Cam’ron’s studio album S.D.E.
Juelz Santana has appeared in many singles of rapper Cam’ron. Santana won the nomination for Grammy Award for his performance in the tracks like Welcome to the New York City, Hey Ma, and Oh Boy.
In August 2003, Santana released his debut studio album called From Me to U, which placed #8 on the Billboard 200 Chart. For his single Dipset, Santana gained a Grammy Award nomination once again. Later, he signed with Koch Records and released their second album Diplomatic Immunity 2.
Santana enrolled his super-hit single There It Go in the ‘What the Game’s Been Missing’ album. His ‘There It Go’ earned a gold certificate from RIAA. However, as an actor, Santana has appeared in many films. His appearance in the Love & Hip Hop: New York television series is noteworthy.
Kimbella Vanderhee is the wife of Juelz Santana. Besides, she is a model and a television star. She has a net worth of $800 Thousand.
Yes, Juelz Santana has a twin brother. His brother Demar James looks like him. Demar James is a footballer.
Juelz Santana was sentenced to twenty-seven months of jail due to possession of a firearm and bearing a weapon onto an aircraft. However, he was released on 5 August 2020, after serving 19 months in prison.