Joey Badass net worth

Joey Badass Net Worth

Joey Badass (real name Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott) is a rapper, songwriter, and producer. He is one of the founding members of the hip-hop collective group Pro Era. Joey Badass has a net worth of $5 million.


  • Full Name: Jo Vaughn Virginie Scott 
  • Date of birth: January 20, 1995, 27 years old 
  • Gender: male 
  • Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York.
  • Height: 1.88 meters
  • Profession: Rapper, songwriter, and he even makes an acting appearance from time to time. He was an original member of the rap group Pro Era. He released mixed tapes with this group. Joey also went on to do his solo work. 
  • Nationality: American

Early Life

Joey was the first member of his family to be born in the United States. The rest of his family is from the Caribbean. He was raised in the Bed-Stuy section of Brooklyn and he went to the Edward R Murrow High School.

He began his high school career studying acting but quickly changed to music. Joey began his career under the name Jay Oh Vee but he changed it to Joey Badass. When he was 11 years old he said that he began to write songs and poems. Along with CJ Fly, he formed the rap group Pro Era. His high school friends Capital Steez and Powers Pleasant joined him with this. 


Joey Badass began his rapping career working with Capital Steez who is the founder of the Progressive Era. In 2012, he made the mixtape 1999 which was his first solo project. It reached the Top 40 Albums of the Year. In 2014, he released another mixtape. This won him the Best New Artist at the BET awards. 

He was cast in the film No Regrets in 2014 which was his first try at acting. He went on to appear in several shows like Two Distant Strangers, Mr Robot, Boomerang, Wu-Tang: An American Saga, Grown-ish, The Eric Andre Show, and Power Book III: Raising Kanan.

In 2017 he went on tour with other rappers. 

Personal Life:

Joey Badass works hard to keep his private life separate from his professional life. He has gone on record stating that he is single and for the time being, he is more focused on his work than a relationship.

Earning Highlights:

Joey makes his money from his rap albums. He has some hit singles. He also makes his money from the fame that he found on Youtube and his acting career.

Real Estate:

Currently, Joey lives in New York City.

Joey Badass Net Worth:

He is worth $5,000,000 from his work in rap music, songwriting, and acting.


  1. Is Joey Badass in Wu Tang?

Joey Badass was in Wu-Tang: An American Saga. He played Inspectah Deck in season 1.

2. Is Joey Badass in Raising Kanan?

Joey did appear in the Power Book III Raising Kanan. This series was on Starz and it was said he gave a good performance.

3. What movie was Joey Badass in?

Joey Badass has made an appearance in several movies that include: Two Distant Strangers, Mr Robot, Boomerang, Wu-Tang: An American Saga, Grown-ish, The Eric Andre Show, and Power Book III: Raising Kanan.

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