John David Jackson aka Fabolous- Net Worth, Money and More

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Net Worth:$23 Million



John David Jackson who is well known by his name “Fabolous” was born on 18th November 1977 in New York. He is a stunning hip hop rapper and has released many albums. He is of the African- American and Dominican decent. He had a strong liking towards music and started pursuing his career in music when he was just a teenager. He has said in his interviews that he was not planning to be a rapper from the start, coming in this line just happened to him somehow. He started his career in the year 2001 with his famous release “Ghetto Fabolous” and from than he has been recognized everywhere and this was the first time he made a public appearance. Not many people know that this astonishing rapper is also a successful songwriter.


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When John was still pursuing his graduation in school he started his career as a rapper. He first did a live rap streaming for the radio show, DJ Clue. He got an offer from Desert Storm Record Label after he did a live rap on WQHT Hot97. After getting a successful start, Fabolous made collaboration with DJ Clue and Roc- a- Fella artists through which he made his rapping career a hit by performing in several of their mixtapes.

Due to his great work he eventually got to sign a deal with the Elektra Records. After that he has released five albums and many singles through which he has earned enough to live a rich and luxurious life.




Fabolous has been on the music chart records for many years and his first album which was released in the year 2001, Ghetto Fabolous made it to the number four position on the Billboard 200 chart. The famous single hits from this album were “Young’n” and “Can’t Deny It”. This album sold more than 143000 copies worldwide. He released his next album in the year 2003 titled Street Dreams. “Can’t Let You Go” and “Into You” were the two songs that made to the top ten hit list from this album. His third album was Real Talk which came in the year 2005 and secured a number six position on the Billboard 200 chart by selling 179,000 copies of this album. The famous hits from this album were “Breathe” and “Baby”.  The next album which managed to get a number one position on the Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums was titled, From Nothin’ to Somethin’. Around 159,000 copies of this album were sold. In the year 2007, his fourth album was certified gold. His fifth album was released in the year 2009 which was titled, Loso’s Way. The famous singles from this album were “My Time” and “Throw It In The Bag”. This was the first album taht made it to the number one position on the Billboard 200 chart and around 99,000 copies of this album were sold in just the first week. He has released two more albums in the year 2010 titled “There Is No Competition 2: The Grieving Music EP and Loso’s Way 2.


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Fabolous is not just a ‘bling- bling’ rapper but he has a current net worth estimated to be around $23 million which he has earned mostly through his well – established and lucrative career in music. He owns a luxurious Aston Martin and a Bentley SUV. Most of his albums and his singles are no more stuck on the number fourth position in the list of Billboard 200 chart but they have moved to the second and the first position. Till date he has made six albums and there are more than 3 million copies of them sold till date. In the year 2006, fabulous even launched his clothing line, “Rich Yung Society”.



Fabolous apart from selling over 3 million copies of his six astounding studio albums has also given 10 single hits. His all five albums have made a position on the Billboard 200 chart and one of his albums even topped the chart. He was chosen as the eighth hottest MC in the game by MTV in the year 2009. He work has not only helped him get money but has helped him to make a name for himself due to which he has worked with famous music rappers like Nate Dogg, Snoop Dogg, Lil’ Mo, Mariah Carey and Mary J. Blige.



Being such a big name in the music industry it is obvious that Fabolous has been nominated for many awards and has won several of them. He got the Top Rap Song Award by ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Music Awards for the song, “Make Me Better” in the year 2008. In the year 2009, he won the Viewer’s Choice Award by BET Hip Hop Awards for “Throw It in the bag”. Apart from that he has been nominated for many Grammy Awards, Teen Choice Awards, BET Hip Hop Awards, Bet Awards and The Source Awards.



Though Fabolous is a very shy artist and does not like to discuss about his personal life, he in an interview mentioned that he has been in a relationship for a long time with Emily Bustamante with whom he has a son, John Jackson born in the year 2008. He has even worked in three films, Scary Movie4, Loso’s way: The Movie and Loso’s Way 2: The Movie.

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