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Lil Jon Net Worth

Lil Jon Net Worth is
$25 Million

Lil Jon Bio/Wiki 2017

Lil Jon, actual name Jonathan Smith, is an American record-producer, DJ, hype-man and enterpriser. Jon began his professional career in the late-1990s, executing using a group Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz. The team debuted with Get Crunk, Who U Wit: Da Album as well as their solitary “Shawty Freak a Lil’ Sumtin”. This launch was accompanied by records Put Yo Hood Up, Kings of Crunk and Crunk Juice. To be able to concentrate on his solo job in 2010 Lil terminated his membership in the group. Precisely the same year his record Crunk Rock attained the shops, featuring such singles as “Hey”, “Ms. Chocolate” and “Snap Your Fingers”. In recent times Jonathan has appeared on television-show Celebrity Apprentice. For 2013, Lil Jon web worth is approximated at $25 million.

Lil Jon Net Worth $25 Million

Jon was born and raised in Atlanta, where he attended Frederick Douglass High-School. After graduation Lil began working as a DJ in the neighborhood nightclubs. Although his occupation had not been fiscally rewarding and did not substantially raise Lil Jon internet worth, it assisted him fulfill “the perfect individuals”. Soon enough this musician got a deal with Jermaine Dupri’s label So-So Def Recordings. A couple of years after Jon began a profitable cooperation with Lil’ Bo and Large Sam, his bandmates in Lil’ Jon & The East Side Boyz. Their debut record wasn’t especially commercially successful, even though the hits “Shawky Freak a Lil’ Sumtin” and “Who U Wit” entered Hot R & B/Hip Hop Chart.

Bryan Lynch, who had the joy to attend among the first Jon’s performances having a group, latter explained his encounter to international music business publication HitQuarters. He compared Lil’ Jon & The East Side Boyz to the infamous Beastie Boys. To remind you of these men, Beasty Boys is a hip-hop group, which initially consisted of three musicians and DJ’s, Adrock Horowitz, MCA Yauch and Michael Diamond, better-known as Mike D. Because the early eighties this team released seven multi platinum records. This truth goes a ways to spell out why Mike D only has a bundle three times as large as Lil Jon web worth.

Jon’s solo job began in 2003, while this hype-man was nevertheless performing with Large Sam and Lil’ Bo. Through the time 2003-2005 he made a several hits, including Usher’s “Yeah!”, Petey Pablo’s “Freek-a-Leak” and Trick Daddy’s “Girlfight”. Lil Jon web worth was rose by these generations more considerably than any of his sung records. In 2010 Jonathan launched his solo album, entitled Crunk Rock. It reach Billboard 200 at No. 4 9 and went to sell almost 15 thousand models during the initial fourteen days. All the music critics valued the record as honest to middling, offering it 5 factors from 10.

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Quick Facts

Full NameLil Jon
Net Worth$25 million
Date Of BirthJanuary 17, 1971
Height1.68 m
ProfessionRecord producer, Entrepreneur, Voice Actor, Rapper, Composer, Disc jockey, Turn Down for What, Get Low, Snap Yo Fingers
EducationSaint Joseph's University, Douglass High School, Turn Down for What, Get Low, Snap Yo Fingers
SpouseNicole Smith
ChildrenNathan Smith
ParentsCarrie Smith-Williams
SiblingsWillie Smith, Chris Smith, Turn Down for What, Get Low, Snap Yo Fingers
AwardsMTV Video Music Award for Best Direction, MTV Video Music Award for Best Male Video, Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Performance, Billboard Music Award for Top Hot 100 Song, MTV Video Music Award for Best Electronic Video, Billboard Music Award for Top Dance/Electronic Song, BET Award for Viewer's Choice, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul or Rap Dance Cut, Billboard Music Award for Mainstream Top 40 Single of the Year, People's Choice Award for Favorite Combined Forces, MuchMusic Video Award for Peoples Choice: Favourite International Artist, Billboard Music Award for Hot 100 Airplay Single, Billboard Music Award for Hot 100 Producer of the Year, Turn Down for What, Get Low, Snap Yo Fingers
NominationsMTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year, Grammy Award for Best Music Video, MTV Video Music Award for Best Choreography, MTV Video Music Award for Best Art Direction, MTV Video Music Award for Best Visual Effects, MTV Video Music Award for MTV Clubland Award, Grammy Award for Record of the Year, Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, BET Award for Best Collaboration, Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Song, BET Award for Video of the Year, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Song, Soul Train Music Award for Best Dance Performance, Teen Choice Award for Choice R&B/Hip-Hop Song, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Music Video, Soul Train Music Award for Best Video of the Year, MuchMusic Video Award for iHeartRadio International Artist of the Year, Echo Award for Song of the Year, BET Hip Hop Award for People's Champ, BET Hip Hop Award for Best Producer of the Year, Teen Choice Award for Choice Music: Rap/Hip-Hop Track, Billboard Music Award for Hot 100 Songwriter of the Year, Billboard Latin Music Award for Digital Song of the Year, Billboard Music Award for R&B Singles Airplay Track of the Year, Turn Down for What, Get Low, Snap Yo Fingers
MoviesScary Movie 4, Boss'n Up, Freaknik: The Musical, Trick Daddy: Thug Holiday Uncut, Don Vito Presents: Crunk & Famous, Rap Hustlin': Grind or Die, DJ Demp: Dirty for Life, Selling Game, Lil Jon: Unauthorized, Mr. 305: The Pitbull Story, Hip Hop Story 2: Dirty South, Hiphopmovie.Com: Vol. 4, All Access: DVD Magazine: Vol. 8, All Access: DVD Magazine: Vol. 6, Booth 2 tha Block 2: Vol. 2
TV ShowsPimp My Ride, The Apprentice

Interesting Facts

1Has a son who plays hockey.
2Was married at Wyndham El Conquistador Resort and Golden Door Spa in Fajardo, Puerto Rico.
3Big fan of the Atlanta Thrashers hockey team (NHL).
4Was featured on Season 2 of Chappelle's Show and his uttering of "yeah", "what", and "okay" became a fad with young fans in the United States
5Graduated from Frederick Douglass High School in Atlanta in 1989
6Will produce a song on Paris Hilton's upcoming album. [2004]


1Punctuates his speech by screaming "What?!", "Yeah!" and "Ok!"
2Usually carries a jewel-encrusted "pimp goblet"
3Dark sunglasses


1I appreciate the people showing me love, but that shit can definitely get annoying, people screaming, "What?!" at you all fuckin' day. They don't understand that you can't be crunk all the time.


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Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best DirectionDJ Snake and Lil Jon: Turn Down for What (2014)Daniels

DJ Snake (artist)
2005GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap/Sung CollaborationUsher Raymond


Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014MTV Clubland AwardMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)DJ Snake and Lil Jon: Turn Down for What (2014)DJ Snake (as DJ Snake)
2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Visual EffectsDJ Snake and Lil Jon: Turn Down for What (2014)Daniels

Zak Stoltz

DJ Snake (artist)
2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Art DirectionDJ Snake and Lil Jon: Turn Down for What (2014)Jason Kisvarday

DJ Snake (artist)
2005GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B SongSean Garrett (Songwriter)

La Marquis Jefferson (Songwriter)

Ludacris (Songwriter)

James Phillips (Songwriter)

Usher Raymond (Songwriter)

Patrick J. Que Smith (Songwriter)



Logan2017writer: "BlackOut" - as Jonathan Smith
Office Christmas Party2016performer: "BlackOut" / writer: "BlackOut" - as Jonathan Smith
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk2016writer: "Salt Shaker" - as Jonathan Smith
War Dogs2016writer: "Bojangles" - as Jonathan Smith
Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising2016performer: "BEND OVA" / writer: "BEND OVA" - as Jonathan Smith
Sundown2016writer: "Turbulence" - as Jonathan H. Smith
World Championship SnookerTV Series performer - 3 episodes, 2015 - 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016
How to Be Single2016performer: "Bend Ova" / writer: "Bend Ova" - as Jonathan Smith
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip2015performer: "Turn Down for What" / writer: "Turn Down for What" - as Jonathan Smith
Champion of Champions2015TV Series performer - 5 episodes
We Are Your Friends2015performer: "BlackOut" / writer: "BlackOut" - as Jonathan Smith
Presenting Princess Shaw2015Documentary performer: "Turn Down For What" - as Jonathan Smith / writer: "Turn Down For What" - as Jonathan Smith
Modern Drug2015Short performer: "Turn Down for What" / writer: "Turn Down for What"
Rap Critic Reviews2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Late Late Show with James Corden2015TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Graham Norton Show2015TV Series performer - 1 episode
Furious 72015performer: "Turn Down for What" / writer: "Turn Down for What" - as Jonathan Smith
Parks and RecreationTV Series performer - 2 episodes, 2015 writer - 2 episodes, 2015
Todd's Pop Song ReviewsTV Series documentary performer - 5 episodes, 2012 - 2015 writer - 5 episodes, 2011 - 2015
The Interview2014/IIperformer: "Yeah!" / writer: "Yeah!" - as Jonathan Smith
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonTV Series music - 1 episode, 2014 performer - 1 episode, 2014
Hawaii Five-0TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
Arrow2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Horrible Bosses 22014performer: "The Anthem"
Dancing with the StarsTV Series 1 episode, 2014 writer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2013
The Mindy Project2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
So You Think You Can DanceTV Series performer - 7 episodes, 2008 - 2014 writer - 4 episodes, 2009 - 2014 producer - 1 episode, 2014
Danville 2nd Ward Young MenTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2014 writer - 1 episode, 2014
22 Jump Street2014performer: "Turn Down For What" / writer: "Turn Down For What" - as Jonathan "Lil Jon" Smith
Brick Mansions2014performer: "Turn Down for What" - uncredited / writer: "Turn Down for What" - as Jonathan Smith, uncredited
DJ Snake and Lil Jon: Turn Down for What2014Video short performer: "Turn Down for What" / writer: "Turn Down for What"
Neighbors2014/Iperformer: "Let's Go"
Ride Along2014performer: "Let's Go" / writer: "Let's Go", "Move Bitch" - as Jonathan Smith
Turbo2013performer: "Krazy Spanish Version" / writer: "Krazy Spanish Version" - as Jonathan Smith
American Dad!TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2012 writer - 1 episode, 2012
The X Factor2012TV Series writer - 1 episode
Step Up Revolution2012performer: "Goin' In", "Let's Go Ricky Luna Remix", "U Don't Like Me Datsik Remix" / writer: "Let's Go Ricky Luna Remix", "U Don't Like Me Datsik Remix"
American Idol2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
American Reunion2012performer: "Shots" / writer: "Shots" - as Jonathan Smith
Project X2012performer: "Outta Your Mind" / writer: "Outta Your Mind" - as Jonathan Smith
Joyful Noise2012writer: "Yeah!" - as Jonathan Smith
Sons of AnarchyTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2011 writer - 1 episode, 2011
Dance Central 22011Video Game performer: "Yeah!" / writer: "Goodies", "Yeah!" - as Jonathan Smith
Glee2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Shameless2011TV Series writer - 1 episode
Due Date2010writer: "This Is Why I'm Hot" - as Jonathan Smith
Getaway2010TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Karate Kid2010performer: "Do You Remember" / writer: "Do You Remember" - as Jonathan Smith
So You Think You Can Dance CanadaTV Series performer - 1 episode, 2009 writer - 1 episode, 2009
Land of the Lost2009writer: "Goodies" - as Jonathan H. Smith
The Proposal2009/Iwriter: "Get Low" - as Jonathan Smith
The Hangover2009performer: "Yeah!" / writer: "Yeah!", "What Do You Say?" - as Jonathan Smith
CHIKARA: King of Trios 2009 - Night I2009Video performer: "Let's Go" / writer: "Let's Go" - as J. Smith
Hancock2008writer: "Move Bitch"
House M.D.TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2008
Illegal Tender2007writer: "The Ying and the Yang"
Who's Your Caddy?2007writer: "Tell Me When to Go" - as Jonathan H. Smith
Stomp the Yard2007performer: "Let's Go" / writer: "Let's Go" - as J. Smith
Katt Williams: The Pimp Chronicles Pt. 12006TV Special documentary performer: "Sweat Ya Perm Out" / writer: "Sweat Ya Perm Out"
Entourage2006TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Sopranos2006TV Series performer - 1 episode
Just My Luck2006writer: "Goodies" - as Jonathan Smith
UFC 59: Reality Check2006TV Special performer: "Let's Go" - uncredited / writer: "Let's Go" - uncredited
ATL2006writer: "Presidential" - as Jonathan "Lil Jon" Smith
Date Movie2006performer: "Toma" - as Lil Jon / writer: "Toma" - as Jonathan Smith
Four Brothers2005as Jonathan Smith, "WHAT U GON' DO"
Beauty Shop2005writer: "Salt Shaker" - as Jonathan Smith
Hitch2005/Iperformer: "Yeah!" 2004 - as Lil Jon / writer: "Yeah!" 2004 - as Jonathan Smith
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jimmy Fallon2005TV Special writer: "Mother's Day Song"
Coach Carter2005as Jonathan H. Smith, "Get Low"
Hustle & Flow2005as Jonathan Smith, "I'm a King Remix" / producer: "Whoop That Trick" - as Jonathan 'Lil Jon' Smith
Singapore Idol2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Idols!2004TV Series writer - 1 episode
Chappelle's Show2004TV Series performer - 1 episode
The Perfect Score2004performer: "Get Low"
Usher: Yeah!2004Video short performer: "Yeah!" / writer: "Yeah!"
Big Momma's House2000producer: "I Want to Kiss You", "Ooh Big Momma" - as Jonathan 'Lil Jon' Smith / writer: "I Want to Kiss You", "Ooh Big Momma" - as Jonathan Smith


Jennifer Lopez Feat. Flo Rida: Goin' In2012Video shortLil Jon
Club Lil Jon2011Video
Robotomy2010-2011TV SeriesChief Suckerpunch Mayor Buzzface
Freaknik: The Musical2010TV MovieForeboding Old Dude (voice, as Lil' Jon)
Class of 30002007TV SeriesSanta Claus
VIP Lounge2007TV Series
Winter Tales2007TV Mini-SeriesNarrator: Snowman
Lil Jon Makes a Video: Snap Yo Fingers2006TV Movie as Lil' Jon
Scary Movie 42006Gloating Driver
Boss'n Up2005Sherriff Sundy (as Lil' Jon)
How I'm Living2004TV Series
Hwasango2001Jang Ryang (MTV English Dub) (voice)


Lil Jon: Crunkwar Part 12005Short concept - as Lil' Jon
Trick Daddy Feat. Twista and Lil Jon: Let's Go2004Short


DJ Snake and Lil Jon: Turn Down for What2014Video short
Lil Jon: Crunkwar Part 12005Short as Lil' Jon


Vivid Vegas Party2005Video as Lil' Jon


Boss'n Up2005special thanks - as Lil' Jon


The 2004 Billboard Music Awards2004TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Jon)
Total Request Live2004TV SeriesHimself
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (as Lil' Jon)
MTV Video Music Awards 20042004TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Jon)
4th Annual BET Awards2004TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Jon)
I Wanna Thank My Mama: The BET Awards*04 Nomination Special2004TV Movie documentaryHost (as Lil' Jon)
MTV Movie Awards 2004 Pre-Show2004TV SpecialHimself - Co-Host (as Lil' Jon)
Soul Plane2004Himself (East Side Boys) (as Lil' Jon)
Like Family2004TV SeriesHimself
Chris Rock: Never Scared2004TV Special documentaryHimself (voice, uncredited)
Chappelle's Show2004TV SeriesHimself
The 18th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2004TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Jon)
The Drop2004TV SeriesHimself
Trick Daddy Feat. Twista and Lil Jon: Let's Go2004ShortHimself
Usher: Yeah!2004Video shortHimself
Primetime New Year's Rockin' Eve 20042003TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Jon)
The 31st Annual American Music Awards2003TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Jon)
Vibe Awards2003TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Jon)
The Sharon Osbourne Show2003TV SeriesHimself
The 2003 Billboard Music Awards2003TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Jon)
MTV Video Music Awards 20032003TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Jon)
Trick Daddy: Uncut2003Video documentaryHimself (as Lil' Jon)
Player$2003TV SeriesHimself
$2 Bill2002TV Series documentaryHimself (as Lil' Jon)
Talking Dead2017TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Project Dad2016TV SeriesHimself
Wonderland2016TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Hollywood Medium2016TV SeriesHimself
Hell's Kitchen2016TV SeriesHimself - Restaurant Patron
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Panelist
Comedy Bang! Bang!2015TV SeriesHimself
The Soup2015TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Eric Andre Show2014TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta's Rise in the Rap Game2014DocumentaryHimself (as Lil' Jon)
The Wendy Williams Show2011-2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
I Heart Radio Ultimate Pool Party2014TV MovieHimself - Performer (as Lil' Jon)
Teens Wanna Know2014TV SeriesHimself
Saturday Night Live2014TV SeriesHimself (segment "When Will The Bass Drop?")
The Arsenio Hall Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
IHeartRadio Music Awards2014TV SpecialHimself
Revolt Live2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Fashion Police2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Late Night with Seth Meyers2014TV SeriesHimself
About a Boy2014TV SeriesHimself
Unsung2014TV Series documentaryHimself
The Apprentice2005-2013TV SeriesHimself - Contestant / Himself - Team Trace / Himself - Team John Rich / ...
Master of the Mix2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge
Watch What Happens: Live2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHimself
So So Def All-Star 20th Anniversary Concert2013TV MovieHimself (as Lil' Jon)
Keep It Moving: Chapter 22013ShortHimself (as Lil' Jon)
Steve Aoki DJ Mag Campaign2012ShortHimself (as Lil' Jon)
American Idol2011-2012TV SeriesHimself - Performer / Himself - Musical Guest
mtvU Woodie Awards 20122012TV SpecialHimself - Performer
American Music Awards 20112011TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Lil' Jon)
The 2011 Miss USA Pageant2011TV MovieHimself - Judge (as Lil' Jon)
The Mo'Nique Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Conan2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Lopez Tonight2010-2011TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Chelsea Lately2010-2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Round Table
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV SeriesHimself
Playboy's Beach House2010TV SeriesHimself
Lay It Down2010TV SeriesHimself
Summer Rush 20102010TV MovieHimself (as Lil' Jon)
MTV Video Music Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself - Opening Sketch Performer (as Lil' Jon)
2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors: The Dirty South2010TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Lil' Jon)
Make My Day2009TV SeriesHimself
Lil Jon: Terminal Bling2009Video shortHimself (as Lil' Jon)
Party Monsters: Cabo2008TV SeriesHimself
The Adventures of Danny & The Dingo2008TV SeriesHimself
5th Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors2008TV MovieHimself
Girls Gone Wild: The Wildest Bar in America2007VideoHimself (as Lil' Jon)
Adventures in Hollyhood2007TV Series documentaryBug
Identity2007TV SeriesHimself - Stranger
Def Jam: Icon2007Video GameHimself (voice, as Lil' Jon)
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2007TV SeriesHimself
Crank Yankers2007TV SeriesHimself
BET Hip-Hop Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Lil' Jon)
Mobb Deep: Life of the Infamous... The Videos2006VideoHimself (segment "Real Gangstaz") (as Lil' Jon)
3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors2006TV MovieHimself (as Lil' Jon)
Katt Williams: The Pimp Chronicles Pt. 12006TV Special documentaryHimself (uncredited)
The New Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Pimp My Ride International2006TV SeriesHost (as Lil' Jon)
Criss Angel Mindfreak2006TV SeriesHimself
Making the Video2006TV Series documentary
Date Movie2006Himself
Notarized: Year End Video Countdown2005TV MovieHimself (as Lil' Jon)
MADtv2003-2005TV SeriesHimself
The 2005 Billboard Music Awards2005TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Jon)
Eminem: Live from New York City2005TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
Korn Makes a Video2005TV Special as Lil' Jon
American Wasteland2005Video GameHimself (voice, as Lil' Jon)
Boost Mobile RockCorps Concert2005TV Short documentaryHimself (as Lil' Jon)
MTV Video Music Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself - Presenter (as Lil' Jon)
Ciara Goodies: The Videos and More2005Video documentaryHimself (segment "Goodies") (as Lil' Jon)
Access Granted2005TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself (as Lil' Jon)
Howard Stern2005TV SeriesHimself
The Andy Milonakis Show2005TV SeriesHimself
Showtime at the Apollo2005TV SeriesHimself
Adult Video News Awards 20052005Video documentaryHimself
Cribs2005TV SeriesHimself
Coors Light Mountain Jam2005TV Special as Lil' Jon
Rhythm City Volume One: Caught Up2005VideoHimself (segment "Yeah!") (as Lil' Jon)
All of Us2004TV SeriesHimself

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The Apprentice2015TV SeriesHimself
106 & Park Top 10 Live2007TV SeriesHimself - 'Get Low' Video
Video on Trial2005TV SeriesHimself
Chappelle's Show2004TV SeriesHimself
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