Lil Jon Net Worth

Lil Jon Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Lil Jon net worth is
$25 Million

Lil Jon Wiki Biography

Jonathan Mortimer Smith was born on 17 January 1971, in Atlanta, Georgia USA. In the music world, he is known as Lil Jon, the person who created and popularized the hip hop style ‘crunk’, and who can play various musical instruments. Initially he was the leader of the music band Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz.

So just how rich is Lil’ Jon? Sources indicate that Lil Jon has an estimated net worth of $25 million, such wealth having been earned as a rapper, DJ, record producer and entrepreneur during a career in the entertainment industry spanning more than 20 years.  Later, Lil started a solo career. Later, he joined the ‘So So Def Recordings’ and had a unique possibility to learn how the producing business works.


Lil Jon Net Worth $25 Million

Lil Jon was educated at Frederick Douglass High School, after which he worked as a DJ in Atlanta night clubs, which started his career and the net worth. As a rapper, in 1994 he took the stage name of Lil Jon, began working with So So Def Records, and together with Big Sam and Lil’ Bo formed the band Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz. The band has released five albums so far: ‘Get Crunk, Who U Wit: Da Album’ in 1997, ‘We Still Crunk!’ in 2000, ‘Put Yo Hood Up’ released in 2001 – which achieved gold certification in the US – ‘Kings of Crunk’ released in 2002 and ‘Crunk Juice’ in 2004 both reaching double platinum certification in the US. In addition to this, Lil Jon added much to his net worth by releasing solo singles, ‘Shawty Freak a Lil Sumtin’, ‘I Don’t Give a Fuck’, ‘Snap Yo Fingers’ and others.

Lil Jon has also increased his net worth while working as a featured artist with the ‘YoungBloodZ’, ‘The Ying Yang Twins’, ‘Trillville, ‘TLC’, ‘Usher’ and others. Additionally Lil Jon has produced the singers Ice Cube, Ciara, Snoop Dogg and Britney Spears.

Further, since 2004 Lil Jon has raised his net worth constantly by appearing on the big screen, including a comedy directed by Jessy Terrero ‘Soul Plane’, a musical film directed by Dylan C. Brown ‘Boss’n Up’, a parody film directed by Aaron Seltzer ‘Date Movie’, and a parody film directed by David Zucker ‘Scary Movie 4’.

Moreover, on television he has contributed to the animated series ‘Class of 3000’ directed by Joe Horne, the show ‘Pimp My Ride’ created by Bruce BeresfordRedman, the game shows ‘The Celebrity Apprentice 4’ and ‘The Celebrity Apprentice 6’, sketch comedy series ‘Chappelle’s Show’ created by Dave Chappelle, Neal Brennan, ‘Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out’ created by Nick Cannon and ‘The Andy Milonakis Show’ created by Andy Milonakis, Jimmy Kimmel, a talk show ‘The Jenny McCarthy Show’ directed by Liliana Olszewski. All these projects contributed significantly to his net worth.

Currently, he carries on his career as a DJ in various clubs worldwide. Lil Jon is also one of the owners of the record brand ‘Black Market Entertainment’.

Away from music, Lil Jon is also the owner of Little Jonathan Winery in Central Coast, California, US and collaborates with California winemaker Alison Crowe.

In his personal life, Lil Jon married Nicole Smith in 2004, and the couple has a boy named Nathan who was born in 1998.

Full NameLil Jon
Net Worth$25 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 17, 1971
Place Of BirthAtlanta, Georgia, United States
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
ProfessionRecord producer, Disc jockey, Actor, Entrepreneur, Rapper, Voice Actor
EducationSaint Joseph's University, Douglass High School, Turn Down for What, Get Low, Snap Yo Fingers
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseNicole Smith (m. 2004)
ChildrenNathan Smith
ParentsCarrie Smith-Williams
SiblingsWillie Smith, Chris Smith, Turn Down for What, Get Low, Snap Yo Fingers
NicknamesJonathan Smith , Lil' Jon , Jonathan Mortimer Smith , Jonathon Smith , Lil John , Jon Smith , The King Of Crunk
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 Ch...
Albums‘Get Crunk, Who U Wit: Da Album’(1997), ‘We Still Crunk!’ (2000), ‘Put Yo Hood Up’ (2001), ‘Kings of Crunk’ (2002), ‘Crunk Juice’ (2004)
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,...
Movies‘Soul Plane’, ‘Boss'n Up’, ‘Date Movie’, ‘Scary Movie 4’
TV Shows‘Pimp My Ride’, ‘The Celebrity Apprentice 4’ , ‘The Celebrity Apprentice 6’, ‘Chappelle's Show’, Wild 'N Out’, ‘The Andy Milonakis Show’
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.
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]


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

Archive Footage

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

Won Awards

2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best DirectionDJ Snake and Lil Jon: Turn Down for What (2014)
2005GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap/Sung Collaboration

Nominated Awards

2014MTV Clubland AwardMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)DJ Snake and Lil Jon: Turn Down for What (2014)
2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Visual EffectsDJ Snake and Lil Jon: Turn Down for What (2014)
2014VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Art DirectionDJ Snake and Lil Jon: Turn Down for What (2014)
2005GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B Song

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