Joey Badass is an American rapper and actor who rose to fame for being a founding member of the hip-hop collective Pro Era. He came into the pop scene in 2012 when he released his debut mixtape, 1999, which was well received by music lovers, followed by Rejex in September, and Summer Knights. He has been cast in the recurring role of Leon in the TV series Mr.Robot since 2016.
Joey Badass Biography
Joey Badass was born on 20 January 1995, in Brooklyn, New York, United States of America. He’s currently 28 years old.
|Birth Name||Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott|
|Nickname||Joey BadA$$, JayOhVee, O.G. $wank, Jozif Badmon, Bobby Badass, Big Poppa $wank|
|Date of Birth||January 20, 1995|
|Place of Birth||Brooklyn, New York, U.S.|
|Age||28 years old|
|Profession||Rapper, Record Producer, Actor|
|Ethnicity||Jamaican and St. Lucian|
|Residence||Brooklyn, New York, U.S.|
Family and Education
Talking about his family and early life, there’s not much information to share right now. He hasn’t disclosed anything about his parents or her childhood to the media. Joey Badass attended Edward R. Murrow High School.
Joey Badass Personal Life
Joey was in a relationship with Vashtie Kola in the past.
|Height||Feet – 6 feet|
Centimeters – 183 cm
Meters – 1.83 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 75 kg|
Pounds – 165 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Distinctive Features||Afro hairstyle|
Joey released his debut studio album, “B4.Da.$$” on January 20, 2015. The album peaked at no. 5 on the US Billboard 200 and went on to debut at no. 1 on the US R&B/HH and US Rap.
In 2012, Joey Badass appeared on the comedy talk show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Receive acclaim for his mixtapes and studio albums 1999, Summer Knights, B4.Da.$$, and All-Amerikkkan Badass.
He has endorsed multiple brands and products such as Calvin Klein, Adidas, Crooks and Castles, Billionaire Boys Club, and American Eagle Outfitters.
Joey Badass Net Worth
As of 2023, Joey Badass has a net worth of $6 million dollars and that comes from his music career and endorsements.
He started rapping under the name “JayOhVee”, but eventually changed it to Joey Badass
Badass cites Nas, Tupac Shakur, Black Thought, MF DOOM, J Dilla, Andre 3000, Jay Z, and The Notorious B.I.G. as the biggest influences on his music.
in 2013, he was a part of XXL Magazine’s 2013 Freshman Class.
Joey was caught up in a controversy in 2015 when he broke the nose of a security guard during Falls Festival in Byron Bay, Australia.
In 2016, he performed at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and debuted his single, “Devastated”, .on the stage.
In 2017, Joey was featured in Forbes Magazine as well as in international Adidas and Calvin Klein ad campaigns.
He was cast in the recurring role of the 2nd season of the Golden Globe-winning television show Mr. Robot as Leon.