|Juelz Santana Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 8 in|
|Date of Birth||February 18, 1982|
Juelz Santana is an American rapper, songwriter, and actor who is known as a member of the East Coast hip hop group The Diplomats (also known as Dipset), whose discography includes albums and tracks such as Diplomatic Immunity, Diplomatic Immunity 2, Diplomatic Ties, Dipset Anthem, Crunk Muzik, Built This City (ft. Cam’ron), Once Upon a Time, S.A.N.T.A.N.A., Have My Money, and Do Something. As a solo artist, Juelz Santana has released albums, mixtapes, and songs such as God Will’n, From Me to U, What the Game’s Been Missing!, Final Destination, Mic Check, There It Go (The Whistle Song), Oh Yes, Down, and Mixin’ Up the Medicine (ft. Yelawolf). In addition to that, he has been a part of projects like State Property 2, Love & Hip Hop: New York, Kiss and Tail: The Hollywood Jumpoff, Killa Season, and The Project.
LaRon Louis James
New York City, New York, United States
Rapper, Songwriter, Actor
- Siblings – DeMar James (Brother) (Basketball Player), Jermaine James (Brother) (Taekwondo Player), Malik James (Brother), Mark James (Brother)
Skull Gang Entertainment, Def Jam Recordings, Roc-A-Fella, E1 Entertainment, Cake Factory, Diplomat Records, Tuff City Records
His net worth had been $1 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
67 kg or 148 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Juelz Santana has dated –
- Karrine Steffans – Author Karrine Steffans made it pretty clear in her book The Vixen Diaries that she had a number of steamy romps with the rapper. She did some praise for his manhood and cleared any notions about him being homosexual.
- Stephanie Woods – He hooked up with Stephanie Woods in the past.
- Remy Ma (2007) – Juelz was reported to be having an affair with Remy Ma in 2007. Juelz was head over heels for Remy. However, she didn’t feel the same way for him. Some reports state that Juelz was also romantically involved with Kimbella at the same time and she had called Remy to stop fooling around with Juelz.
- Kimbella Vanderhee (2009-Present) – Santana started going out with model and TV personality Kimbella Vanderhee in 2009 after she worked in his and Chris Brown’s video, Back to the Crib. Then, there was a case of Santana cheating on her. But, they settled it down and in October 2015, Juelz even bought a new house for his girlfriend. Juelz and Kimbella share three children together.
- Lethal Lipps (2010) – The famous adult film star, Lethal Lipps, who is well known for her oral abilities, owned up to sleeping with Juelz while Kimbella was pregnant with his child. However, as per her, she was unaware of his relationship with Kimbella.
- Jenna Shea (2010) – American actor Jenna Shea confessed to having an affair with Santana via her Twitter. This affair also took place while Kimbella was pregnant.
- Amber Rose (2010) – In June 2010, he had an affair with model and television personality Amber Rose.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Black and Hispanic)
Juelz Santana is of African-Dominican Republic descent on his father’s side and has African-American ancestry on his mother’s side.
- Often wears a bandana
Juelz Santana gave the soundtrack for the Nike commercial – The Second Coming, which starred NBA stars like LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, and Rasheed Wallace.
He has also done promotional work for –
- MLM company WakeUpNow
- Express Smile Atlanta
- GBC Boutique
- IO Moonwalkers
Best Known For
Being the youngest member of the east coast hip-hop group, The Diplomats.
Juelz Santana released his debut studio album From Me to U in August 2003 which reached #8 on Billboard 200.
Juelz made his first film appearance in the crime film State Property 2 in 2005 as himself.
First TV Show
Juelz made a guest appearance on the talk show The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in a November 2005 episode.
Juelz Santana Facts
- Juelz Santana started rapping at 5 and by the age of 12, he was signed up with Priority Records as part of a two-member band, Draft Pick.
- Santana has his own recording studio called Santana’s World, in Bergenfield, New Jersey.
- On November 22, 2005, he released his 2nd studio album What the Game’s Been Missing! via Diplomat Records and Def Jam Recordings. It peaked at number #1 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at number #9 on the US Billboard 200 chart as well as was certified ‘Gold’ by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
- Alongside Cam’ron, Funkmaster Flex, and Hell Rell, he co-starred as Bandana in the 2006 direct-to-video crime drama film Killa Season.
- After conducting a ten-month-long investigation, the police authorities raided his recording studio in January 2011 and found marijuana, two loaded handguns, and boxes of ammunition.
- In February 2011, he was arrested by authorities for carrying a firearm without a permit, possession of controlled drugs, and having an intent to distribute drugs in an area that had a school just a thousand feet away. He posted a bail of $125,000.
- In March 2011, he was prevented from attending the release party of Chris Brown’s new single, and hence, he couldn’t perform alongside Brown at the event.
- In November 2011, he was charged by the authorities for making terrorist threats and for disorderly conduct.
- In January 2013, he released a new mixtape titled God Will’n. Later that year, XXL named it the “9th best mixtape of 2013”.
- In November 2016, he was announced as a part of the supporting cast of Love & Hip Hop: New York in its 7th season. He returned to the show as a main cast member in November 2018.
- In March 2018, Juelz fled Newark Liberty International Airport and left his passport and luggage behind after the Transportation Security Administration Officers found a loaded .38-caliber handgun as well as eight oxycodone pills in his luggage. On March 12, 2018, he turned himself into the custody of the Port Authority Police Department. In April 2018, Juelz was released from custody after his mother posted $500,000 bail. He was later ordered to remain on house arrest at his mother’s residence in New Jersey. In December 2018, he was sentenced to 27 months in prison. Juelz started serving his sentence on March 1, 2019, and was released from prison early on August 5, 2020.