Fat Joe

Published on
Full Name Fat Joe
Age 50 Years Old
Nick Name Da Fat Gangsta
Gender Male
Famous As Meteorologist
Birth Date August 19th, 1970
Birth Place South Bronx

View All

Fat Joe is an American rapper and actor from the Bronx, New York. He is one of the well-celebrated American Rapper. He is also considered as a Businessman. He is the CEO of Terror Squad Entertainment. He is also sometimes described as Rapper known for his Notorious activities like stealing, Bullying, etc. He is among one of the Rappers with having a heavy bulky body and a weight gain problem. His wife's name is Lorena Cartagena who is a beautiful and hot model from the United States. Read on to disclose more information regarding his full biography, songs, career start, facts, birthday, wiki, wife, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, net worth, and many more. 

Famous For 

  • Being a famous American rapper.
  • Being the CEO of Terror Squad Entertainment.
  • For the songs "Lean Back" with Terror Squad, "What's Luv?" featuring Ashanti & Ja Rule, "Make It Rain" featuring Lil Wayne, and "All the Way Up" with Remy Ma featuring French Montana and Dre.

Fat Joe Singing

Source: @hiphopwired.com

Early Career of Fat Joe

Fat Joe was born on August 19, 1970, in the South Bronx area of New York City. He holds American Nationality and belongs to Mixed (Puerto Rican-Cuban) ethnicity. His birth sign is Leo. He was raised by parents of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent His father's name is Ernesto Delgado and his mother's name is Marie Cartagena. He has an older brother named Andre. He lived in public housing at the Forest Houses and began stealing at a young age to support his family. He also admits that he was a bully in his childhood. He attended Bronx elementary school in his home town South Bronx. He is a follower of Christian. As of 2019, he celebrated his 49th birthday. 

Career of Fat Joe

  • He began his music career as a member of hip hop group Diggin' in the Crates Crew (D.I.T.C.), then forged a solo career and set up his own label, Terror Squad, to which he signed Big Pun, Remy Ma, Tony Sunshine, Cuban Link, Armageddon, Prospect, Triple Seis, and DJ Khaled as well as discover producers Cool & Dre.
  • Released in 1998, Don Cartagena was Joe's third album and his first for Atlantic Records. It peaked on the Billboard 200 at #7 and #2 on Top R&B/Hip Hop albums, eventually being certified gold by the RIAA.
  • Fat Joe's debut solo album, Represent, was released in 1993 and spawned the single "Flow Joe", which reached number one on the Billboard Hot Rap Songs. 
  • His most commercially successful album to date was Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E.) (2001); it was certified platinum by the RIAA and internationally certified silver by the BPI, as well as reaching the top 100 on multiple music charts.
  • Fat Joe's ninth solo studio album, J.O.S.E. 2, was released towards the end of June 2009.
  • In 2011, Joe was featured on a remix to DJ Khaled's song "Welcome to My Hood".
  • In September 2012, Joe featured in Grammy awards winner Alejandro Sanz's new album, La Música No Se Toca in music named Down. Joe would then release another single, "Ballin'" on March 18, 2013.
  • The song features Wiz Khalifa and Teyana Taylor.
  • In 2018 he began hosting a podcast on Tidal, Coca Vision, where he discusses music, friendships, and pop culture with some of the industry's most entertaining voices. 
  • On August 2, 2017, Fat Joe released "So Excited" with Dre. On July 24, 2018, he released "Attention" with Chris Brown. 
  • His album Family Ties was released in December 2019. 

Fat Joe in a concert

Source: @billboard.com

Achievement and Awards 

  • In 2005 Fat Joe won Top Soundtrack Song of the Year for the song "What's Luv?" in the ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards ceremony. 
  • In 2006, he won Latin Dance Club Play Track of the Year for "I Don't Care/Que Mas Da" (Dance Remixes) in Billboard Latin Music Awards ceremony.

Personal Life of Fat Joe

Fat Joe is a married man. His wife's name is Lorena Cartagena who is a beautiful and hot model from the United States. She has been with her hubby for over two decades now. Lorena has been married to the Bronx born rapper Fat Joe since 1995 after dating for a few months. They have been living together for 24 years and is going to celebrate their 25th anniversary this year. The lovebirds share three children with whom they have been living a peaceful and prosperous life. Their kids include a daughter and two sons. Joey Cartagena and Ryan Cartagena are her sons whereas Azariah Cartagena is her daughter. Joey is the eldest among the three, Ryan the middle and Azariah is the youngest one. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Net Worth of Fat Joe

As of 2020, The net worth of Fat Joe is estimated to be $6 million while his salary is under review. He has accumulated his mass fortune through his profession as an American rapper and actor. Apart from his profession,  he earns an additional amount of money through world tours and concerts. In 2010 He sold his $4 million Florida mansion. Currently, Fat Joe lives in a mansion in Miami with his wife and children. The New York rapper owns a 2020 Rolls-Royce Cullinan fresh off the lot in honor of his new album, "Family Ties".

Body Measurement of Fat Joe 

Fat Joe is Good looking guy with a heavy bulky body physique. By 1996, he weighed 300 pounds (140 kg). In 2011, Fat Joe unveiled his latest weight loss efforts in the video for his song "Drop a Body" after shedding 88 pounds off his previous weight of 350 pounds. Furthermore, he follows a low-carb approach, eating sweet potatoes but not eating white carbs like bread, rice, and pasta. As of 2020, He stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 130 kg. His chest size is 47 inches, arms size is 15 inches and waist size is 45 inches. He is bald and his eye color is Green. Overall, he has got a healthy body.