American rapper LaRon Louis James, also known as Juelz Stanna, is 40 years old. He is best known as one of the members of the East Coast hip hop group “The Diplomats”. Juelz is likewise known for singing along with Cam’ron on his 2002 released songs “Hey Ma”, and “Oh Boy”. Juelz Santana’s net worth was estimated at $3 million as of 2023.
|Full Name||LaRon Louis James|
|The Birth Date||February 18, 1982|
|Place of Birth||New York City (New York), U. S.|
Juelz was born LaRonLouis James James on February 18, 1982 in New York. He was born to an African-American mother and a Dominican dad. Juelz grew up in Harlem, Manhattan. Since his childhood, Juelz decided to pursue his musical dreams. He started rapping at the age of five.
His passion for hip-hop and rap grew stronger as he got older. Draftpick was formed by him and Malik, a neighborhood friend. They began performing around New York City. The duo won for two weeks at the Apollo Theater. The duo signed their first recording deal with Priority Records, and came up with the single titled “Play Ruff”.
Juelz Santana Net Worth & Career
Juelz took over the stage name as Juelz Santana when he met Cam’ron in 1998 and started performing as a member of the hip hop collective “The Diplomats”. He started getting famous after collaborating on the various songs of the rapper, Cam’ron.
Juelz received high appreciation for his contribution to Cam’ron’s songs “Hey Ma”, and “Oh Boy”. He was even nominated in the category of Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group at the 2003 Grammy Awards.
Juelz dropped his first studio album titled “From Me to U’ on August 19, 2003. The album was a big success and reached the 8th position on the Billboard 200. After that, he continued his success journey by releasing a song titled “Mic Check” on December 23, 2004, from his sophomore album.
In 2005, he released a single titled “There It Go (The Whistle Song)” after signing a deal with a record label, Def Jam. He reached the 6th position on the Hot 100 with the song, which became his most-charting track.
Juelz released his second album titled “What the Game’s Been Missing!” on November 22, 2005. The album was a huge success and was awarded Gold status by the RIAA. He was all prepared to release his third studio album titled “Born to Lose, Built to Win”, however, the album never got released. Santana came up with his first solo mixtape titled “God Will’s” on January 14, 2013. His mixtape was voted the 9th best of the year.
Juelz Santana Personal Life
Juelz Santana has been married to Kimbella Vanderee, a video vixen and urban-model. On November 23, 2018, he proposed to her at the Apollo Theater. They were in an ongoing relationship since 2009. However, they shared their wedding vows on January 10, 2019. With his wife Kimbella, he has three children, Juelz James and Santana James. He is also the father to a son from a previous relationship.
Juelz, who was charged with possession of a firearm and handgun without permits, was taken into custody by police on February 2, 2011. Juelz was also planning to distribute controlled substances at 1000 feet from a school. In November 2011, he was also charged with terrorist threats and disorderly behavior.
Santana was taken to prison for 27 month on December 18. He had eight oxycodone pills and a loaded,.38-caliber pistol in his luggage. After his mother posted the $500,000 bail amount and put her house up, Santana was placed under house arrest. Santana was released from FCI Petersburg federal prison on August 5, 2020 after completing 17 months of his sentence.
Juelz Santana Net Worth
As of 2023, Juelz Santana’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million. His contribution as a member of the hip hop “The Diplomats”, and release of numerous hit songs and albums have helped him to grab the big amount. Santana’s net worth would have been much bigger if he would not have been in legal issues multiple times.