Joe Budden Net Worth: Age, Height, Biography

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Joseph Anthony Budden II popularly known as Joe Budden is a US-based former rapper, songwriter, broadcaster, and host. 

Budden first caught the eye in 2003 when he released his song “Pump it Up”. He is also a member of a famous hip-hop supergroup called “SlaughterHouse”.

After a successful career in rap music, Budden retired as a rapper and showed interest in broadcasting. 

He achieved huge publicity by co-hosting the show Everyday Struggle. Currently, he is hosting two podcasts “The Joe Budden Podcast” on YouTube and Patreon while “State of the Culture” on Revolt. 

Full Name Joseph Anthony Budden II
Date of Birth August 31, 1980  
Place of Birth New York City, New York, US 
ProfessionFormer Rapper, Songwriter Broadcaster, Host
Relationship StatusShadeè Monique
Net Worth $6 million 
Facts about Joe Budden

Early Life 

Budden was born Joseph Anthony Budden II on the 31st of August, 1980 in New York City, US. 

As a child, he was always involved in making trouble so he was sent to a boarding school called the Laurinburg Institute. 

It was at Laurinburg Budden developed a passion for rap music. 

After returning, Budden developed a habit of drugs and was seriously addicted to cocaine

With the help of his mother he voluntarily agreed to go through the rehab process. 

Budden collaborated with music producer Dub-B and started to record mixtapes in 2001. 


Budden’s career started in 2001 when he collaborated with music producer Dub-B releasing mixtapes and demos. 

His breakthrough came when he signed with Def Jam Recordings. 

His songs “Pump it Up” and “Focus” earned him recognition while the latter peaking at number 43 on the US Billboard Hot 100. 

“Pump it Up” got featured in two movies. 

In June 2003, Budden released his first studio album which peaked at number eight on the US Billboard 200. 

Budden’s profile as a rapper grew and he went on to realize two mixtapes named “Mood Muzik: The Worst of Joe Budden ” and “Mood Muzik 2: Can It Get Any Worse?”. 

In December 2007 Joe signed an album deal with Amalgam Digital. 

Burden released his final album titled as “The Rage and the Machine ” in October 2016 which was a hit and peaked at number 40 on the US Billboard 200. 

After the realization Budden decided to call it off as a rapper and pursued his broadcasting career. 

Since then he has achieved huge publicity co-hosting the show Everyday Struggle. 

Currently, he is hosting two podcasts “The Joe Budden Podcast” on YouTube and Patreon while “State of the Culture” on Revolt. 

Personal Life 

Budden was born to Fay Southerland and Joseph Budden in New York City, US. 

Budden became a father to a son named Joseph Budden III when he was only 20 years old. 

In 2010 he was issued a warrant by Hudson County for failing to pay child support. 

Budden has been in several relationships throughout his career. 

He has a son named Lexington with model Cyn Santana. 

The two got engaged in 2018, however, due to irreparable differences, the engagement was called off. 

As of per latest media sources, Joe Budden is currently dating  Shadeè Monique, the couple has been spotted on several occasions. 

Joe Budden Net Worth

According to media sources as of 2022 Budden’s estimated net worth is speculated to be around $6 million. 

The major chunk of his fortune is from his music career. 

He has generated earnings from the sales of his albums and concerts and tours. 

Recently he has kicked off his podcasting career and has co-hosted and hosted several podcasts earning a name for himself. 

Joe Budden Height

Joe is 6 feet tall.