|Jim Jones Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11 in|
|Date of Birth||July 15, 1976|
Jim Jones is an American rapper, actor, record executive, entrepreneur, and music video director who is known as an original member of the hip hop collective named the Diplomats (also known as Dipset). He formed the collective in 1997 alongside his childhood friend Cam’ron and the Diplomats‘ discography consists of albums and tracks like Diplomatic Immunity, Diplomatic Immunity 2, Diplomatic Ties, Dipset Anthem, Crunk Muzik, Do Something, S.A.N.T.A.N.A., Have My Money, and Once Upon a Time. Jim Jones has also branched out as a solo artist and has released multiple albums, extended plays, mixtapes, and tracks, including On My Way to Church, Capo, Hustler’s P.O.M.E. (Product of My Environment), El Capo, We Own the Night, Ambitionz of a Gangsta, We Fly High, The Seven Day Theory, Harlem’s American Gangster, Pop Champagne (ft. Ron Browz and Juelz Santana), Summer wit Miami (ft. Trey Songz), Certified Gangstas (ft. Cam’ron and Jay Bezel), Bada Bing (ft. French Montana), Finesse (ft. A$AP Ferg, Rich Homie Quan, and Desiigner), and We Set the Trends (with Migos).
Joseph Guillermo Jones II
Jim, Jimmy Jones, CAPO, Jim Jones, Capo Status
The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
Jim Jones attended a Catholic school. However, he often used to skip church in favor of hanging out at the train station. This coupled with other misdemeanors led to his eventual expulsion from the school.
Rapper, Actor, Music Video Director, Record Executive, Entrepreneur
- Father – Joseph Guillermo Jones (Deceased)
- Mother – Nancy Jones
Vampire Life, Roc Nation, Diplomat, Roc-a-Fella, Koch, E1, ByrdGang, Splash, Columbia Records
According to CelebrityNetWorth.com, his net worth had been $400 Thousand.
5 ft 11 in or 180 cm
82 kg or 181 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jim Jones has dated –
- Lisa Natson – He had a fling with Lisa Natson in the past.
- Kat Stacks – It is RUMORed that Jim Jones once hooked up with Venezuelan social media personality Kat Stacks.
- Chrissy Lampkin (2014-Present) – Jim Jones has been in a relationship with reality TV star Chrissy Lampkin for a very long time. They reportedly started going out in 2014 and their dating life has been documented in a series of reality shows like Love & Hip-Hop and their own reality show, Chrissy & Mr. Jones. They were rumored to have gotten married on numerous occasions but almost every time, the rumors proved to be baseless. They later got engaged.
- Takala W. (2015) – He allegedly had an affair with Takala W. in October 2015.
Note – Jim Jones has a son, Joseph Guillermo Jones III from one of his previous relationships.
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (Black and Hispanic)
On his father’s side, he has Puerto Rican ancestry. While on his mother’s side, he is of Aruban descent.
- Tattoos on his body
- Loves wearing a hat or a cap
Jim Jones has done endorsement work for the following brands
Best Known For
- The popularity of his single, We Fly High, which managed to reach as high as the 5th spot on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts. The single was also certified as platinum.
- Having served as a music video director for popular hip hop artists such as Juelz Santana, Remy Ma, and State Property
In August 2004, he released his debut studio album, On My Way to Church, which went on to sell around 44,000 copies in its first week. Also, the album made its Billboard 200 debut by getting placed on the 18th spot.
Jim Jones made his theatrical film debut playing himself in the movie Righteous Kill in 2008.
First TV Show
In 2006, Jim Jones made his first TV show appearance as himself on the music TV series, 106 & Park Top 10 Live.
Jim Jones regularly hits the gym to stay fit and focuses on lifting heavy to keep his body in shape. Instead of going for individual body splits, he chooses to work multiple body parts in a single workout session and also includes a series of bodyweight exercises.
Jim Jones Favorite Things
- Stoner Snacks – Chopped Cheese, Entenmann’s, Combos Pepperoni Pizza, Beef Patties, Cuchifritos, Instant Ramen, Pork Rinds, Jell-O, Lunchables
- Cereals – Cap’n Crunch, Fruit Loops, Raisin Bran, and Cheerios
Jim Jones Facts
- For a brief period in 2010, he became a school teacher as he taught a special six weeks course about the inner workings of the music industry at the Grand Street Campus High School in Brooklyn, New York City.
- He is a big skateboarding enthusiast and spent a lot of his time rollerblading while growing up.
- In fact, he loves skateboarding so much that he owns a freestyle inline skating team called Dip Skate. It is his dream to see his team competing at the X Games.
- In a bid to get Dip Skate more exposure and to make a bigger impact on the skate culture, he launched his exclusive range of streetwear under the label of Nostic.
- In 2012, he collaborated with Dame Dash to start his clothing line called Vampire Life. The clothing line was initially sold only in New York City with plans to expand into other cities in the future.
- In 2005, he was hired in an executive role in A&R at E1 Music.
- On May 31, 2019, he released his 7th studio album El Capo and it features guest appearances from artists like Cam’ron, Curren$y, Dave East, Fabolous, Fat Joe, Jadakiss, Juelz Santana, Maino, Philthy Rich, and Rick Ross. The album peaked at number #114 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
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