Jeezy is an American rapper and actor and has American nationality. The full name of Jeezy is Jay Wayne Jenkins, and the nickname is Lil J, Young Jeezy or The snowman, and he was born in 1977. Jeezy says he is called a Snowman as it symbolizes a young hustler, and he was still sporting ‘Young’ in his name. Jeezy lives in Atlanta, and Jeezy has a weight of 79 kg and a height of 1.75 m. He does not show his parents’ names, but he has a sister Katrina Wright. The net worth of Jeezy is almost $21 million.
Jeezy was born on 28 September 1977 in Columbia, and he spent nine months in Youth challenge academy in 1994. In addition to this, after four years, he launched label imprint CTE world, and in 2001, Jay Wayne Jenkins released his 1st independent album T.U.I (Thuggin under the influence). The album involved features from artists Kinky B, Freddy J, Fidank, Lil Jon. Moreover, Jay Wayne Jenkins released Come shop with me in 2003 and 2004, and he signed with Bad boy records. Besides this, he released his major-label debut, and in 2005, he had featured in various well-known hip-hop songs.
As of 2022, Jeezy’s net worth is estimated at $21 million.
Jeezy legal issues
Jeezy was arrested after an alleged shooting with a few of his friends in 2005, and he was charged with two counts of carrying a concealed weapon. In 2007, his car was hit by a taxi, and in 2008, he was arrested for DUI.
In 2014, Jay Wayne Jenkins had also arrested for false imprisonment, battery, and terrorist threats to kill his son. Additionally, Jay Wayne Jenkins was arrested before presenting at California.
Jeezy’s discography consists of 18 mixtapes, 12 studio albums, 28 music videos, and 70 singles. His studio albums are Let’s get it: thug motivation 101 (2005), the recession (2006), The inspiration: Thug motivation 102 (2006), TM 103: Hustler’s ambition (2011), Seen it all: The autobiography (2014), Church in these streets (2015), Trap and die 3 (2016), Pressure (2017), The recession 2 (2020), TM 104: The legend of the snowman (2019).
Jeezy is married to Jeannie Mai Jenkins, and they met on the set of Mai’s daytime talk show The real. Despite this, Jeannie Mai has ended her stint on the recent season of Dancing with stars owing to health problems. Moreover, the ex of Jeezy is Mahlet Mahi Gebremedhin. Jeannie Mai and Jeezy are still in relation and married; they began dating in 2019 and announced their engagement in 2020.
Jeezy has three kids two sons and one daughter. The name of Jeezy’s daughter is Amra Nor Jenkins, and his son’s names are Jadarius Jenkins and Shyheim Jenkins. As per charging documents, Jay Wayne Jenkins got into a wrestle with his son, and Jay Wayne Jenkins threw his son into a glass shower door, causing the son to hit his head. More so, Jay Wayne Jenkins’s son was injured in a violent fight.