Ja Rule Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Jeffrey Edward Atkins

Nick Name

Ja Rule, Loki

Ja Rule at the after party for "JENNIFER LOPEZ: ALL I HAVE" in January 2016
Ja Rule at the after party for “JENNIFER LOPEZ: ALL I HAVE” in January 2016

Sun Sign

Pisces

Born Place

Queens, New York City, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Ja Rule was enrolled at the Public School 134 in Hollis. However, after he repeatedly got into fights and trouble, her mother got him transferred to Middle School 172 in Glen Oaks. In February 2012, he passed his General Educational Development (GED) certification exams.

Occupation

Rapper, singer, songwriter and actor

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Debra Atkins (Healthcare Worker)
  • Siblings – Her mother gave birth to a stillborn baby, Kristen.

Manager

Ja Rule is represented by Richard De La Font Agency, Inc.

Genre

Hip hop, pop rap

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Mpire Music Group, Fontana Distribution, Def Jam, Murder Inc. Records

Build

Athletic

Height

5 ft 8 in or 173 cm

Weight

72 kg or 159 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ja Rule has dated –

  • Karrine Steffans – In her book The Vixen Diaries, Karrine Steffans revealed that she had a five-day long fling with Ja Rule. To remember the time they had spent together, she took her sock. She also included complementary information about his manhood and his performance in the bed. She called his wife a ‘gullible dope.’
  • Aisha Atkins (2001-Present) – When Ja Rule first met Aisha Atkins in high school, she was just 14 years old. Soon after, they got in a relationship. As per Aisha, she lost her virginity to Ja Rule. In 1995, she gave birth to a daughter, Brittany, followed by son Jeffrey Jr. in 2000. In April 2001, they formalized their relationship by getting married. In 2005, they welcomed their second son, Jordan. Throughout their relationship, they had to tackle their fair share of problems ranging from claims that Ja Rule is gay to rumors that he had cheated on his wife.
  • Christina Milian (2000) – Ja Rule was RUMORed to have hooked up with singer Christina Milian in 2000. They had got close after she worked on his single, Between Me and You.
Ja Rule and Aisha Atkins at the Baby2Baby Gala in November 2015
Ja Rule and Aisha Atkins at the Baby2Baby Gala in November 2015

Race / Ethnicity

Black

He is of African-American origin.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Numerous body tattoos

Measurements

His body specifications may be –

  • Chest – 42 in or 107 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 15.5 in or 39.5 cm
  • Waist – 35 in or 89 cm
Ja Rule shirtless body as seen in 2014
Ja Rule shirtless body as seen in 2014

Shoe Size

Unknown

Brand Endorsements

Ja Rule has starred in the TV adverts for –

  • Foot Locker
  • Steve Madden
  • Coca-Cola
  • American hip hop apparel brand, FUBU

Religion

Christianity

Best Known For

  • Having collaborated with leading singers such as Jennifer Lopez and Christiana Milian.
  • His highly publicized fights with the famous rappers Eminem and 50 Cent.

First Album

In June 1999, he released his debut studio album, Venni Vetti Vecci, which went #1 on Top US R&B Albums list.

First Film

Ja Rule made his first film appearance as David ‘Gage’ Williams in 2000 action film Turn It Up.

First TV Show

In 2002, Ja Rule was seen as himself in the comedy sketch series, Mad TV.

Personal Trainer

After getting into his 30’s, Ja Rule adopted a more disciplined fitness regime to take care of his body. He was working in the gym regularly, focussing on multiple body parts in a single session and also tried to limit his smoking habit.

Even, his stint in the prison didn’t deter him from working out. In fact, behind the prison bars, he upped his workout intensity and made sure he was spending a majority of his time pounding iron. He also tried to eat a lot of protein in the form of salmon to supplement his workout regime.

Ja Rule Favorite Things

  • Prison Food – Doritos with chicken Ramen noodles
SourceUproxx
Ja Rule at the MTV 2015 Upfront presentation
Ja Rule at the MTV 2015 Upfront presentation

Ja Rule Facts

  1. He got his performance moniker by partially combining the initials of his real name (Jeffrey Atkins) for the first part (Ja). The second part ‘Rule’ was suggested by his friend.
  2. While growing up, he was a Jehovah’s Witness and went door to door to seek new members for the church. However, by the age of 12, he had got tired of the strict rituals and rules of the religion.
  3. To earn some easy money, he started selling crack at the age of 14 and continued to do so until he secured a contract with Def Jam. He wanted to secure his career in music and getting arrested would have created problems.
  4. He has got Kristen tattooed in honor of his baby sister, who died in his mother’s womb.
  5. In 2014, the Harper Collins publishing house released his autobiography Unruly: The Highs and Lows of Becoming a Man.
  6. In association with fellow hip-hop star Irv Gotti, he released an exclusive urban clothing line named, ErvinGeoffrey.
  7. He was arrested with an accomplice in July 2004 on the charges of marijuana possession and driving with a suspended license.
  8. In December 2010, he pleaded guilty for a charge of attempted possession of a weapon in relation to his arrest at a concert in July 2007. He was eventually handed down two-year prison term.
  9. In July 2011, he was handed down an additional jail sentence of 28 months, which was to be served along with his earlier sentence, for having failed to pay taxes from 2004 to 2006.
  10. Ja Rule started his own liquor company by the name of The Mojito in 2006.
  11. In August 2015, he joined hands with footwear mogul Steve Madden to launch his line of sneakers titled Maven x Madden.
  12. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube VEVO, and Google+ VEVO.

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