Jermaine Dupri is an eminent rapper, record executive, record maker, DJ, actor, as well as TV producer of America. He has worked for many different artists including Kris Kross, Bow Wow, Usher, Janet Jackson, Jay-Z, Nelly, Migos, Monica, Migos, Da Brat, Mariah Carey, and Ludacris. Currently, his approximated net worth is around $5 million.
Bio and Wiki
Dupri was born on September 23, 1972, in North Carolina, the U.S. to Michael Mauldin and Tina. In 1982, his father had organized a Diana Ross show, while Dupri managed to be on-stage and perform together with Ross.
Dupri started his musical career nearly before he was eleven. He began as a dancer for a hip-hop group named Whodini when he was only twelve. In 1990, he established his initial ever act the female hip-hop trio entitled Silk Tymes Leather. Adding to it, he also produced his own record label under the moniker ‘So So Def Recordings’ in 1993. The first co-‘album of Dupri with female group R&B Xscape entitled ‘Hummin’ Comin’ at ‘Cha’ achieved platinum.
Dupri co-wrote and made numerous tracks for the second album of Usher entitled My Way. Three of its singles got Platinum certification by Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Its leading single entitled ‘You Make Me Wanna’, peaked at number one on the Rhythmic Top 40 as well as Hot R&B / Hip-Hop chart. Another single under the title ‘Nice & Slow’ peaked at number one on the Hot R&B / Hip-Hop chart as well as Billboard 100.
Dupri co-produced and co-wrote many singles in collaboration with Usher including ‘Confessions’, ‘My Boo’, ‘Burn’ as well as ‘Confessions Part-2’ in 2004. Confessions achieved the numerous awards including ‘Best Contemporary R&B Album’ as well as ‘Best R&B Performance by a Duo/ Group with Vocals’. It got the diamond certification by the RIAA and more than10 million distributions in U.S. and 20 million units globally.
Dupri collaborated with Mariah Carey for her album entitled The Emancipation of Mimi in 2005 with the smashing hit entitled ‘We Belong Together’. It appeared on top of the chart for fourteen weeks, identified as the second lengthiest playing number one song in the U.S. chart history.
Awards and Achievements
Dupri has been awarded several times throughout his career as an inspiring personality due to his immense work and creativity. He has achieved Grammy award for best R&B Song named ‘We belong together’ in 2006.
Additionally, he bagged home an NAACP image award for an outstanding album entitled ‘Soul Food’ in 1998. Furthermore, for Quincy Jones, he got the Soul Train Music Award in 2007 as well as BET Hip-Hop award for the category of best producer in2006.
Net Worth of Jermaine Dupri
Dupri has an approximated net worth of $5 million. He has made this hefty amount through his dedication and persistence in the music world.
Dupri, the legend, is a multi-talented person who has appeared in many albums and proven himself as a dominant, hardworking, creative as well as inspiring celebrity.