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Ja Rule Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Ja Rule Quick Info
Height 5 ft 8 in
Weight 72 kg
Date of Birth February 29, 1976
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Aisha Atkins

Ja Rule is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, voice actor, and producer who has released several albums including Venni Vetti Vecci, R.U.L.E., Pain Is Love, The Last Temptation, Pain Is Love 2, Rule 3:36, and Blood in My Eye. In addition to that, he has also been a part of numerous shows and movies like Scary Movie 3, Da Hip Hop WitchTurn It UpThe Fast and the FuriousMadTVBackstageHalf Past Dead, Pauly Shore Is DeadThe CookoutShall We DanceAssault on Precinct 13Back in the DaySouth BeachDon’t Fade AwayFurnaceWrong Side of TownOnce Upon a Time in BrooklynLA InkI’m in Love with a Church GirlFirst TakeFollow the RulesBroke Ass Game Show, and Growing Up Hip Hop: New York.

Born Name

Jeffrey Bruce Atkins

Nick Names

Ja Rule, Loki, Jah

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


Born Place

Queens, New York City, New York, United States


Queens, New York City, New York, United States





Ja Rule was enrolled at 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.


Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Voice Actor, Producer


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


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


Hip-hop, pop-rap, East Coast hip-hop, gangsta rap, hardcore hip-hop, political hip hop




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

Net Worth

His net worth had been $4 Million according to




5 ft 8 in or 173 cm


72 kg or 159 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Ja Rule has dated –

  1. Bella Montana – He once hooked up with glamor model Bella Montana.
  2. Mimi Faust – He previously had a fling with reality television personality Mimi Faust.
  3. Denyce Lawton – Ja Rule was romantically involved with actor and model Denyce Lawton in the past.
  4. 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 bed. She called his wife a ‘gullible dope.’
  5. Aisha Atkins (2001-Present) – When Ja Rule first met Aisha Atkins in high school, she was just 14 years old. Soon after, they got into 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.
  6. Christina Milian (2000) – Ja Rule was RUMORed to have hooked up with singer Christina Milian in 2000. They had gotten close after she worked on his single, Between Me and You.
  7. Keyshia Cole (2003) – In February 2003, he had an affair with singer, songwriter, and television personality Keyshia Cole.
  8. Jaid Barrymore (2005) – It was RUMORed that Ja Rule hooked up with actor Jaid Barrymore in the year 2005.
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


He is of African-American origin.

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Numerous body tattoos

Ja Rule shirtless body as seen in 2014
Ja Rule’s shirtless body as seen in 2014

Brand Endorsements

Ja Rule has starred in the TV adverts for –

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



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 the Top US R&B Albums list.

First Film

Ja Rule made his first film appearance as David ‘Gage’ Williams in the 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 30s, 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
  • Single – Daddy’s Little Baby by Ja Rule
  • Sport To Play – Golf
  • Book – Freakonomics
  • Jewelry – His ICONN chain

SourceUproxx, Us Magazine

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 gotten 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 to a charge of attempted possession of a weapon in relation to his arrest at a concert in July 2007. He was eventually handed down a 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. He can cook a really good pizza in the kitchen.
  13. He is the best at grilling food such as Lamb chops, shrimp, etc.
  14. Unlike many other celebrities, he didn’t do any odd jobs before becoming famous in the profession of rapping.
  15. Daddy’s Little Baby is a song that Ja Rule had written for his daughter.
  16. He was starstruck after meeting the 3 Mikes for the first time who are Michael Jackson, Mike Tyson, and Michael Jordan.
  17. He relaxes on Sunday and spends his time with his wife on the bedroom couch.
  18. The first concert that Ja Rule had attended was of New Edition.
  19. Growing up, Ja Rule found inspiration from the now former hip-hop group, Run-DMC.
  20. He lives by this mantra, “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”
  21. He is a master Cee-lo (gambling game) roller.
  22. Kingpin and Friday are his go-to movies.
  23. He gets mistaken for various other celebrities such as Ludacris, Sisqó, and LL Cool J.
  24. He likes the NFTs and the ownership that comes with the NFT space.
  25. His first splurge was on his home.
  26. Until October 2022, he had not tried surfing. But, he was looking to try it.
  27. He considers his children to be the best gift from his wife.

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