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Fabolous net worth:
$20 Million

Fabolous information

Fabolous information

Birth date: November 18, 1977
Birth place: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.803 m)
Profession:Disc jockey, Songwriter, Record producer, Rapper, Actor
Nationality:American
Spouse:Emily Bustamante (2002)
Children:Johan, Jonas
Siblings:Paul Cain

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John David Jackson was born on 18 November 1977,  in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, of part-Dominican ancestry. As a successful hip hop recording artist, he is far better known by his stage name – Fabolous,  and is also a rapper, disc jockey and songwriter both as a solo performer and in collaborations with other acclaimed rappers and musicians – including Joe Budden, Lil Wayne and Young Jeezy.

So just how rich is Fabolous? Authoritative sources have estimated that he has accrued a net worth of over $20 million as of mid-2016, during a career in the entertainment industry which began in the late ’90s. Between a number of successful albums and his forays into business it’s not hard to see where Fabolous takes his impressive net worth from.

Fabolous Net Worth $20 Million

Fabolous had a fairly difficult childhood; his family certainly couldn’t afford to lead a luxurious lifestyle, and Fabolous himself has been quoted attributing this shortage of money with the beginnings of his rapping career – according to the hip hop star, he did not originally wish to become a celebrity, only to earn enough money to make ends meet. As it happens, while still at school, after a successful live performance on a local radio show, Fabolous would be noticed by the recording label “Desert Storm Records” – and in the years to follow, he’d make more than enough, as Fabolous’s significant net worth amply shows. Releasing his debut studio album, “Ghetto Fabolous”, in 2001, Fabolous instantly earned himself a place on the charts. The album was an immediate commercial success, with 143,000 reported sales in its first week alone. By 2003, Fabolous had already moved on to sign with the label “Elektra” in a deal that would turn out to be more profitable for the budding hip hop star than his first.

Since then, Fabolous has skyrocketed to success with his subsequent releases. By 2006, Fabolous – having released two more albums, “Street Dreams” and “Real Talk” – was confident enough in his abilities to expand into opening his own recording label, “Street Family Records”; it was confidence well-founded as just two years earlier, Fabolous’ collaboration remix with the singer Christina Milian, entitled “Dip It Low”, had been nominated for a Grammy. Fabolous has now released six albums, which have been met with considerable success – with one particular album, “Loso’s Way”, taking the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart in the week straight after its release; most of his albums have sold over 100,000 copies in their first week of release alone.

Most recently, in April 2016 Fabolous and fellow rapper Jadakiss released a freestyle to Future’s “Wicked”, the prelude to his next album. Also in April 2016, Fabolous moved into the K-pop sphere as a featured artist and co-writer for K-pop singer Jessica Jung‘s first mini album, “With Love, J”.

Not content with his involvement in the music industry, Fabolous’ success encouraged him to  branch out and launch his own clothing line. called “Rich Yung Society”, which has had moderate effects on the continuing rise of his net worth.

In his personal life, Fabolous has been in a relationship with Emily Bustamante, a stylist since 2002, and they have two sons.


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gossip Girl 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Waist Deep 2006 performer: "Bad Girl" / writer: "Bad Girl" - as John Jackson
So You Think You Can Dance 2005 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Roll Bounce 2005 performer: "Boogie Oogie Oogie"
Coach Carter 2005 "No Need for Conversation" / performer: "No Need for Conversation"
You Got Served 2004 performer: "Badaboom"
Honey 2003 performer: "4ever", "Now Ride", "Into You"
Barbershop 2002 performer: "Trade It All Part 2" / writer: "Trade It All Part 2" - as J. Jackson
Like Mike 2002 performer: "Basketball"
Blade II 2002 performer: "We Be Like This" / writer: "We Be Like This" - as John Jackson
Dr. Dolittle 2 2001 performer: "Tameeka"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I Don't F*#K with Christmas by Fabolous 2014 Short
Fabolous: Everything, Everyday, Everywhere 2009 Short Fabolous
Scary Movie 4 2006 Gunman

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I Don't F*#K with Christmas by Fabolous 2014 Short

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
WWE Smackdown! 2016 TV Series Himself - Audience Member
BET Awards 2015 2015 TV Movie Himself
Revolt Live 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
BET Awards 2013 2013 TV Special Himself
Re:Introducing 2013 TV Series documentary Himself
Tyga: Rack City (Remix) 2012 Video short Himself
Love & Hip Hop 2011 TV Series Himself
DJ Drama: Oh My 2011 Video short Himself
VEVO Go Shows 2011 TV Series Himself
Funk Flex Full Throttle 2011 TV Series
Rip the Runway '11 2011 TV Movie Himself
The Mo'Nique Show 2010-2011 TV Series Himself
RapFix Live 2010 TV Series Himself
Shining Stars: The BET Awards Nomination Special 2010 TV Movie documentary Himself
2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The Dirty South 2010 TV Special Himself - Performer
6th Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2009 TV Movie Himself
Check It Out! Video 2009 TV Series Himself - Guest
BET Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Himself
Jadakiss: The Last Kiss 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
With the DJ 2008 TV Series short Himself
Tila Tequila's New Year's Eve Masquerade 2008 2008 TV Movie Himself
Young Jeezy: Who Dat 2008 Short Himself
Keeping Up with the Kardashians 2007 TV Series Himself
TMZ on TV 2007 TV Series Himself
BET Awards 2007 2007 TV Special Himself
Rap City 2007 TV Series Himself - Guest
3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors 2006 TV Movie Himself
Boost Mobile Rockcorps 2006 TV Movie Himself
Black and Blue: Legends of the Hip-Hop Cop 2006 Video documentary Himself
Stop Snitchin, Stop Lyin 2006 Video documentary Himself
Diamond Life 2005 TV Series Himself
Boost Mobile RockCorps Concert 2005 TV Short documentary Himself
It's the Shoes 2005 TV Series documentary
The Cut 2005 TV Series Himself
Unique Whips 2005 TV Series Himself
The Apprentice 2005 TV Series Himself
New Year's Rockin' Eve 2005 2004 TV Special Himself
Cribs 2004 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2003-2004 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself
106 & Park Top 10 Live 2004 TV Series Himself - 'Breathe' Video / Himself
Fabolous Weekend in the Hamptons 2004 Himself
Slip N' Slide: All Star Weekend 2 2004 Video documentary Himself
100 Proof 2004 TV Series Himself
The 2003 Billboard Music Awards 2003 TV Special Himself
Scarface: Origins of a Hip Hop Classic 2003 Video documentary short Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2003 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest
Late Show with David Letterman 2003 TV Series Himself
Soul Train 2002 TV Series documentary Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2002 TV Series Himself / Himself - Musical Guest
The 16th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2002 TV Special Himself
VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards 2001 TV Special Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group · Jay Z
2005 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Rap/Sung Collaboration · Christina Milian
2003 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Best Song Like Mike (2002) · Shad Moss (Performer)
· James B. Moor (Writer)
· Jermaine Dupri (Performer)
· Full Force (Writers)
· James Barlow (Writer)
· Robert Ford (Writer)
· Kurtis Blow (Writer)
· Shirley Walker (Writer)
· William Waring (Writer)


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#Fact
1 Was supposed to be in 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) playing the role of Flip, one of Roman Pearce's cousins, however the character was written out of the final script.
2 NYC: Planning to start his own label. [2011]
3 Released his third album Street Dreams Pt. 2: The Mixtape including "Think Y'all Know" and "Make U Mine", and is set to star in two new movies [2003]
4 Hit album 'Loso's Way' was inspired by Jay-Z's album 'American Gangster' in that they both tell a complete narrative.
5 Paul Cain is his brother.
6 Chipped one of his front teeth trying to impress a girl with a basketball
7 Has had numerous hit albums - Ghetto Fabolous, Street Dreams, Street Dreams Pt. 2: The Mixtape, and Real Talk.
8 Is Dominican and African- American
9 Comes from Brooklyn, New York
10 Often spells his name F-A-B-O-L-O-U-S in his songs

#Quote
1 I've been around for almost 10 years in the game but somehow I still look like I'm like on my second or third album or something. So it's good cause it doesn't blow up my age.
2 I'm so devoted to my music and becoming the best artist I can be. I don't want to devote too much time to anything else before I say I've conquered that. I just wanna become bigger and I'm never satisfied with just what I am today, I just always want to be bigger. If I was Bill Gates, I would double Bill Gates. That's the mindstate you should keep in any profession, just keep striking iron and trying to get bigger and better.
3 There's no New York rapper who's out that is competing with me because first of all, I'm the best.
4 I hate to see somebody get locked up, especially someone as talented as Lil Wayne. You know Wayne is a strong figure in the hip-hop marketplace, and for him to go away for 8 months, you know it's sad for hip-hop as a whole.
5 I keep chicks in my lap, throwing me head fakes!
6 It's okay to lose your pride over someone you love. Don't lose someone you love though over your pride!
7 Everybody's not always open to everything. People have biased feelings about certain things, especially in the hip-hop world. The hip-hop world hates homosexuality.
8 You can't spell believe without a lie in the middle.
9 Don't keep that money waiting, it get impatient.
10 You can spend your time Dreaming about Living or Living your Dream.


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