Young Jeezy’s Net Worth and Dating History (2024): How Does He Make Money?

Young Jeezy or Jay Wayne Jenkins is a 46-year-old professional American rapper considered among the pioneers of the hip hop subgenre trap music for mainstream audiences. Since the beginning of his career in 2001, Jeezy has released 11 albums, and many of his songs have been listed among the Billboard Top 100. 

Young Jeezy’s Net Worth and Dating History in 2024:

Young Jeezy or Jay Wayne Jenkins was born on September 28, 1977, in Columbia, South Carolina. After the separation of his parents, he was located in Atlanta, Georgia, where he used to live with different family members.

Since his childhood, Jeezy has suffered from poverty, and in 2001 released his first independent album, Thuggin’ Under the Influence (T.U.I.), under the name Lil J. He professionally debuted in 2005 through “Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101”. Since then, Jeezy has released 11 albums and more than 50 songs, and by 2024, Young Jeezy’s net worth is $10 million.

How does Young Jeezy make money?

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There are several ways Jeezy makes money and they contribute a significant part to Young Jeezy’s net worth.

Songs and Albums:

Jeezy is a prominent face in the rapping industry. He has worked on over 50 songs and 11 albums. He also assisted personalities such as Akon, Kanye West, R. Kelly, and Nas. Songs like “And Then What”, “Soul Survivor”, “I Luv It,” and “Go Getta” was listed on the Billboard 200 album chart and he received a huge fan following from the success. 

Music Executive:

In 2020, Young Jeezy served as an advisor to the interim chairman and CEO Jeffrey Harleston at Def Jam. After 15 years of service as an artist at Def Jam, Jeezy was finally appointed as an executive advisor of the organization.

TV Appearances:

Young Jeezy has appeared in many Television shows, series, and movies due to his popularity and magnetic presence on the screen. He was the narrator of “American Gangster: Trap Queens” (2020). He also appeared in shows such as “The Rap Game”, “Hip Hop Life”, “Drugs on Music: Cocaine City, Vol. 12”, “The Real”, “The Daily Show With Trevor Noah”, and “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”, “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” etc.

Other Appearances:

He also appeared in various events, conventions, and autograph signings that also contributed to Young Jeezy’s net worth. Some of his notable appearances are “MTV Wonderland”, “The Arsenio Hall Show”, “Hip Hop Awards ’09”, and “BET Awards ’08”.


Apart from music, Jeezy is an intelligent businessman and investor. According to him, his steakhouse, a spirits company; “Avión Tequila” which was co-founded with Ken Austin was one of the biggest deals of the year when he sold it to Pernod Ricard. He recently purchased a major share of a France-based Spirit Company and an athletic drink Company, which generates a handsome amount for him. Jeezy also has a website for Jeezy Shop merchandise, t-shirts, clothing, apparel, posters, and accessories.

Brand Promotion and Social Media:

Young Jeezy is a very popular figure in social media. Promoting various products and brands in social media, he generates good revenue from advertisement as well as affiliate marketing. He has more than 5.5 million followers on Instagram and 1.2 million followers on Twitter. Also from his YouTube channel, Jeezy earns around $1 million yearly as per reports of Social Blade.

Real Estate:

Jeezy purchased a three-story home at Atalanta back in 2016 for $685,000 and later converted it into a studio compound. 

Car Collection:

Famous rapper Young Jeezy has an exotic car collection which includes a Rolls-Royce Wraith ($350,000), a Ferrari 488 Spider ($280,000), and a Ferrari California ($205,000).

Family and Dating History:

Sharon Denise Jenkins is Jeezy’s mother and she passed away in January 2021. 

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Dating History and Wife:

Young Jeezy is not very loudmouth about his personal life but he has four ex-wives. His first wife was Tynesha Dykes (1993 – 1997). Then he was married to Keyshia Cole (2005 – 2007) and Mahlet “Mahi” Gebremedhin. Since 2019, Jeezy has been dating famous host Jeannie Mai, and finally, they married in 2021 and divorced in 2023.


Young Jeezy has four children with his ex-girlfriends or ex-wives. Jeezy’s eldest child Jadarius Jenkins (1996) is also a rapper under the name YB Landlord.  His ex-wife Tynesha Dykes is Jadarius’ mother. Young Jeezy also shared a daughter with Mahlet “Mahi” Gebremedhin and her name is Amra Nor Jenkins (February 2014). Jeezy and Jeannie Mai welcomed their daughter Monaco on January 21, 2022. Jeezy is also the father of Shyheim Jenkins but his biological mother is unknown.

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