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Quick facts about Jim Jones
Date of birth: July 15, 1976
Place of birth: the Bronx, New York, U.S.
Occupation: rapper, actor, music video director, fashion designer and entrepreneur
Not much is said about the childhood of Jim Jones. What is known, however, is that his father is of Puerto Rican origin and his mother is Aruban. Jim, whose original name is Joseph Guillermo Jones II, grew up with the founding member of The Diplomats, the hip hop collective where Jim Jones started his music career.
According to some sources, Jim Jones spent a lot of time in the street and even admitted to stealing money and candy from a local store. He would sell the candy in school for what he was later expelled. Needless to say, the fact that he was expelled from school hasn’t affected his future negatively. On the contrary, one might argue that this very fact could have motivated him to look for uncommon ways to live his life and, as we all know, with his net worth of about $10 million he must be richer than all his former classmates.
At the very beginning of his career, Jim Jones performed in the background as a hype man for Cam’ron, another American rapper and actor. Later Cam’ron would say about Jim, “I told people for years that Jimmy was gonna be a star.” Eventually, Jim became the member of The Diplomats and even directed several videos.
In 2004 Jim Jones released his very first album, which became quite popular. Many more projects followed after that.
It is important to mention that mind blowing net worth of Jim Jones is also the result of other ventures that extend well beyond music. As we mentioned earlier, Jim shot and directed most of the music videos by The Diplomats, which requires completely different set of skills.
Jim Jones is also known for creating rapper rock star fashion style and founding Nostic, his own clothing line. Later in 2012 Jim co-founded another clothing line called Vampire Life. The Vampire Life clothing co-owned by Dame Dash, famous American entrepreneur and former Jay-Z manager and business partner at Roc-a-Fella Records, and is sold in New York.
Besides music, video and fashion, Jim Jones also appeared in reality shows, films and shows. In addition, he has his own inline skating team Dipskate.
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