Joey Badass Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Height, Net Worth, Facts

Joey Badass

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. He went on to release his debut studio album B4.Da.$$ in January 2015, followed by All-Amerikkkan Badass in April 2017 and 2000 in July 2022. He was cast in the recurring role of Leon in the TV series Mr.Robot in 2016. He was also a part of the TV shows Grown-ish and Power Book III: Raising Kanan. So, who is Joey Badass? Here’s everything we know about the rapping sensation.

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 NameJo-Vaughn Virginie Scott
NicknameJoey BadA$$, JayOhVee, O.G. $wank, Jozif Badmon, Bobby Badass, Big Poppa $wank
Date of BirthJanuary 20, 1995
Place of BirthBrooklyn, New York, U.S.
Age28 years old
Sun SignAquarius
ProfessionRapper, Record Producer, Actor
Ethnicity Jamaican and St. Lucian
ResidenceBrooklyn, 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.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 6 feet
Centimeters – 183 cm
Meters – 1.83 m
WeightKilograms – 75 kg
Pounds – 165 lbs
Body BuildAthletic
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Distinctive Features Afro hairstyle

Professional Statistics

Album Debut

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. His second album All-Amerikkkan Badass arrived on 7 April 2017, and it peaked at number 5 in the US. His third album 2000 was released on July 22, 2022, debuting at number 25 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Television Debut

In 2012, Joey Badass appeared on the comedy talk show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

Famous For

Received acclaim for his mixtapes and studio albums 1999, Summer Knights, B4.Da.$$, and All-Amerikkkan Badass.

Brand Endorsements

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 2024, Joey Badass has a net worth of $6 million, 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 the 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.