Young Jeezy Biography


Young Jeezy is an American rapper who has retired now. He was in multiple relationships in the past and has three kids from them. His current girlfriend is Jeannie Mai.

More about the relationship

Young Jeezy is in a relationship with a TV personality. Her name is Jeannie Mai. They started to date each other in September 2019. Jeannie Mai and Jeezy announced their engagement in April of 2020.

Previous Relationships

Jeezy has been in multiple relationships until now. Discussing his past relationships, he dated Jasmine Sanders in 2011. Jasmine is a famous model.

Before that, he was in a relationship with Keshia Cole. Keshia is a talented singer. The lovebirds started dating in 2005. They were together until 2007. But after that, they could not stay together due to some conflicts. In 2008, he also encountered the model, Khloe Kardashian.

Back in the early ’90s, he also dated Tynesha Dykes. They dated in 1993.

But the relationship did not survive for a long time. From his several relationships, he has three children.

They are Jadarius, Amra Nor, and Shyheim Jenkins.

Relationship Facts of Young Jeezy

  • Young Jeezy is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Young Jeezy?

Young Jeezy is an American rapper. He is the winner of the “Best Album” award for his album, The Inspiration.

His song genre is hip hop.

Previously, he was a member of the rap group “Boyz n da Hood.”

Young Jeezy: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

He was born in Columbia in the state of South Carolina, USA as Jay Wayne Jenkins on September 28, 1977.

Discussing his childhood, was tough. While he was a little boy, his parents separated.

This affected his childhood. According to him, he felt ‘empty’ when he thinks about his childhood.

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Caption: Young Jeezy and Jeannie Mai (Source: The Blast)

It was because of his parent’s separation. Consequently, he lived with different family members.

Although he was born in Columbia, he grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. At a small age, he moved to Atlanta. He holds an American nationality.

He has not shared any details regarding his education.

Young Jeezy: Professional Life, Career

Young Jeezy is active in this music industry since 1998. In the early days of his career, he released his independent album, “Thuggin’ Under the Influence (T.U.I.)” in 2001.

Afterward, he joined “Boyz n da Hood” and released albums with them.

He released another musical project, “Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101”. Some of his albums are “Come Shop wit Me,” “The Inspiration,” “The Recession,” and more.

His latest new album is “TM104: The Legend of the Snowman” This was released in the year 2019.

For his performance in music, he earned multiple Grammy nominations.

Furthermore, he is also an actor and was seen in films like “Liberty City: The American Dream,” and “T.I. G’ Shit: Extended Version.”


Young has announced that he will say farewell after his last album.

He then released his final project in July 2019.

This retirement from the music industry was declared via the Twitter handle.

Net Worth and Salary

This rapper’s net worth is estimated at around $15 million. He bought a penthouse in 2007 worth $1.32 million.

This house has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and a 3,140 square ft condo.

As per the sources, the average salary received by a musician is around $42k per year.

Rumors and Controversy

Jeezy became part of the controversy when his first album was released.

Additionally, in 2005, authorities arrested him for being part of the alleged shooting in Miami.

In Jan 2014, police arrested him for charges like battery, false imprisonment, and terrorist threats.

Again on 24 Aug 2014, Young was caught gun shooting backstage on Aug 22. After checking, the police found an AK-47 on his tour bus.

He paid around $1 million for the bail. Later, it was found that the owner of the rifle was the tour security chief.

Body Measurement: Height, Weight

Young Jeezy has an average height of 5 ft 9 inches. Similarly, he has a weight of 79 kg.

His eye color is dark brown and his hair is black in color.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Young is active on social networking sites.

He has more than around 1.3m on Twitter.

Moreover, he is followed by more than 6.7m and 4.7m followers on Facebook and Instagram respectively.

This rapper also has his own website.


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