Fat Joe Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Spouse, Awards

Fat Joe Net Worth

Net Worth in $$4 million
NameJoseph Antonio Cartagena
Age50 years
Date of Birth19 August 1970
Place of BirthSouth Bronx, New York, United States
Height1.85 m
Weight90 kg
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/Spouse NameLorena Cartegena
ChildrenRyan, Joe, and Azariah
ProfessionAmerican rapper, actor, and entrepreneurs 
Latest UpdateApril 2020

Introduction of Fat Joe

Joseph Antonio Cartagena called by his stage name Fat Joe is an American rapper, entertainer, and entrepreneur. The well-known rapper is also the C.E.O of the “Terror Squad Entertainment” and a member of the renowned musical groups the “Terror Squad” and “Diggin” in the Crates Crew (D.I.C.T). And Fat Joe net worth is estimated to be $4 million.

His famous albums include Represent, Jealous One’s Envy, Don Cartegena, Loyalty, and Me, Myself & Nothing. Moreover, he has worked with some of the biggest names of the industry such as DJ Khaleed, Tony Ma, Jennifer Lopez, Remy Sunshine, and Triple Sies.

Early Life of Fat Joe

Fat Joe Early Life

Fat Joe was born on 19 August 1970 in South Bronx, New York, United States of America. At a quite tender age, he started his sneaker stores business age with his brother. This helped him a lot in gaining experience as a successful entrepreneur.

He is happily married to Lorena Cartegena and blessed with three kids Ryan Cartegena, Joe Cartegena, and Azariah Cartegena. In 2012, he was suspected by the police for not paying tax of $3 million worth. He was imprisoned for four months in this regard.


Fat Joe CareerHis early career started in 1992 when he founded the “Terror Squad Entertainment” in NY. His brother introduced him to hip hop. In 1993, his first debut album “Represent” peaked the highest position in the Billboard hot rap singles. In 1995, he released another famous debut Jealous One’s Envy.

The album got hit on #71 on the billboard 200. He signed a contract in 1998 with the Atlantic Records. He released four albums under this contract that ended in 2006. These four albums are Don Cartegena, Jealous One’s Still Envy, Loyalty, and All or nothing. His hard work and dedication persuaded many well-known labels to work with him. These labels include Atlantic, E1, Virgin, and Universal.

Awards and Achievements

  • During his career, he released 10 studio albums. In 2004, his duet with Remy Ma and Terror Squad hit the #71 with Billboard 200. Some other hit songs of Fat joe include “We Thuggin”, “What’s Luv??” And “Get it Poppin”.
  • He is honored with the ASCRP Rhythm & soul music, 4 Grammy award, iHeartRadio music award, MTV music video award, and Billboard Latin music awards.
  • He also gained prominence in the film industry through his appearance in the blockbuster movies. Fat Joe’s flicks include Scary movie 3, happy feet, and spike Lee’s Netflix series She??? Gotta Have it.

 Fat Joe Net Worth and Salary

Fat Joe net worth is estimated to be $4 million. He has worked hard to earn money and fame. He is one of the highest-paid rappers in the world. The major source of his earning is is his label company the terror Squad entertainment.

He has also earned a considerable amount of money through endorsement deals, tours, and advertising ventures. He earned $3 million in 2010. In 2013, he spent an amount of $50,000 on a luxurious home theater. His assets of 2013 include Rolls Royce Phantom ($470,000), and Ferrari 360 Modena ($182,000).

Bottom Line

Fat Joe is not only an actor but he has also an intellectual business mindset. His hard work of 28-years in the industry has acknowledged him with an experience that helped him to increase in his wealth. Throughout his career, Fat Joe has worked as a motivational speaker as well. Though he has confessed multiple times that he was a bully at the high school level. In 2018, he started hosting a podcast Coca Vision on Tidal.

He spoke with many celebrities on different sensitive issues including human rights and the LGBT community. He says that everyone should have the right to express his personal feeling publicly. He also faced the dark side during his career when he was arrested along with Pun on an encounter with a man. They were accused of stealing some of his possessions and attacking him with a baseball bat.

Updated: April 5, 2021 — 2:08 pm