What is Joe Budden Net Worth?

Joe Budden Net Worth is US$ 25 Million as of 2022.

Net WorthUS$ 25 Million
Born:August 31, 1980 (43 Years)
Also known asJoseph Anthony Budden II
Height6′ 0″
BirthplaceEast Harlem, New York, The United States
Country of OriginNew York, The United States
Source of WealthAdvertisements and Sponsorship Deals with Brands
Marital StatusDivorced
SpousesCyn Santana (Ex)
Famous ForPump It Up (song) (2003)


Joe Budden’s full name is Joseph Anthony Budden. Budden is a media personality, rapper, songwriter, and broadcaster. He is also a member of ‘The Slaughterhouse’ Hip Hop Group. He earned a lot of success and attention as a solo artist from starting his career. Joe Budden created five e-albums in his entire career. His unique rapping style made him more popular. He also worked on several mixtapes and solos. Budden collaborated with other musicians as an artist in the music industry.

As of 2022, Joe Budden net worth is US$ 25 million.



In 2001, Joe Budden teamed up with producer Dub-B, also known as White Boy, and began releasing his first mixtapes and demos, one of which ended up in the hands of Hot 97 radio host and Desert Storm Records label head DJ Clue.


Joe Budden began his musical career and released his 1st solo album ‘Joe Budden.’ In the same year, he released the ‘Pump It Up’ album, produced by Just Blaze.


On May 25, 2005, Joe released “Gangsta Party,” featuring Nate Dogg as the album’s first single.


Budden released his third studio album, Halfway House, exclusively in digital format. It was the first in a series of related albums


On August 28, 2012, Hip-Hop group Slaughterhouse released their second studio album, ‘Welcome to Our House.’


Rage & The Machine is the eighth and final studio album by American rapper Joe Budden. It was released in October 2016.


On April 17, 2017, Joe Budden began co-hosting Everyday Struggle, a daily morning show for Complex, with DJ Akademiks and Nadeska Alexis.


Joe has hosted his self-titled podcasts since September 2018.

Early Life

Joseph Anthony Budden (Joe Budden) was born on August 31, 1980, in Spanish Harlem, New York. Due to his father’s absence during childhood, he immediately got involved in drug addiction. As a kid, Joe was never interested in school, so he left school at a young age. Later, he joined a Boarding school in North Carolina to complete his education, where he started to focus on rapping, and again he was addicted to drugs. In 1997, his mother sent Joe Budden to a rehab center.


In 2001, he teamed up with producer Dub-B and released his first mixtape and demos. Joe Budden started recording with Def Jam in 2002. He first got attention through the music’ focus’, which scored 17 weeks on the US Billboard Hot and Hip Hop Music chart. Joe Budden began his musical career in 2003 and released his 1st solo album, ‘ Joe Budden.’ In the same year, he released the ‘Pump It Up’ album, produced by Just Blaze, which became a superheat solo of his career. It was used as a soundtrack in many films and video games. The ‘Pump It Up’ song was also nominated for a Grammy Award. Joe Budden also released numerous solo and collaboration albums such as ‘Halfway House,’ ‘Escape Route,’ ‘Padded Room, ‘No Love Lost’ and many more. Joe is a member of a hip-hop group titled’ Slaughterhouse.’

Joe Budden released his 3rd album’ Halfway House’ in 2008. He released two mixtapes ‘Mood Muzik’ in 2003 and ‘Mood Muzik 2’ in 2005. In 2005, Joe Budden also released the song ‘Gansta Party,’ produced by Scott Storch. Budden collaborated with some other artists on their mixtapes. Some of the artists are DJ Clue, DJ Kayslay, and Cutmaster C.

In 2012, the Hip-Hop group Slaughterhouse released 2nd album ‘Welcome to our house.’ In 2014, Joe Budden published the album ‘Some Love Lost.’ His last solo album ‘Rage and The Machine’ was released in 2016. In 2017, Joe Budden worked as a broadcaster and started co-hosting ‘Everyday Struggle’ (hip hop debate show). Joe Budden also appeared in Hollywood movies ‘Hip Hop Babylon’ and ‘Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap.’ Since September 2018, Joe Budden has hosted his self-titled podcast.

Joe Budden Net Worth Growth

Joe Budden net worth was estimated at US$ 25 million as of September 2022.

Net Worth in 2022US$ 25  Million
Net Worth in 2021US$ 21  Million
Net Worth in 2020US$ 19 Million
Net Worth in 2019US$ 18 Million
Net worth in 2018US$ 15  Million


  • Grammy Awards (Best Rap Solo Performance) (2004)- nominee
  • Black Reel Awards (Best Song) (2004,2012) – nominee
  • Vibe Next Award (2003)


  • Mood Musik 2: Can It Get Any Worse? (2006)
  • Halfway House (2008)
  • Escape Route (2009)
  • Mood Musik 4: A Turn 4 the Worst (2010)
  • A Loose Quarter (2012)
  • All Love Lost (2015)
  • Rage & The Machine (2016)

Favorite Quotes from Joe Budden

Favorite Quote 1 from Joe Budden

“Whatever you going” through, could always be much worse, don’t make a mistake, mistakin’ your blessings for a curse.” 

Joe Budden
Favorite Quote 2 from Joe Budden

“Why try to fit in when you stand out?” 

– Joe Budden
Favorite Quote 3 from Joe Budden

“You’ll never progress if you never try.”

Joe Budden
Favorite Quote 4 from Joe Budden

“Sometimes you gotta stand by your failures to recognize your success.”

– Joe Budden

Keys Life Lessons from Joe Budden

We now know everything about Joe Budden and his net worth. Let’s look at some of his lessons.

  • Make Your Own Success
  • You never know what you can do until you try, and very few try unless they have to.
  • When you count your blessings, you realize you’re actually doing just fine.
  • You are the greatest achievement of your own life.

Frequently Asked Questions

How old is Joe Budden?

Joe Budden was born on August 31, 1980. According to his birthdate, he is 42 years old.

Who is Joe Budden?

Joe Budden is the American most popular professional rapper. He is the biggest name in the music industry.

How does Joe Budden make his wealth?

Joe Budden’s music has been the primary source of his income for most of his career as an entertainer. Budden has also earned money as a broadcaster and from several other ventures with which he was involved. Joe Budden’s estimated net worth is US$ 25 million.


Joseph Anthony Budden is one the most popular rappers, a podcaster, and a Hip-Hop of a group named ‘Slaughterhouse.’ Joe Budden gained a lot of popularity as a solo artist. He released around eight albums in his career and made a name for himself with his amazing talent. Joe Budden did street mixtapes with rappers Paul Cain, DJ Clue, Stack Bundles, and Fabolous. He is most famous for his hit single “Pump it Up.”

Joe Budden net worth was estimated at US$ 25 million as of 2022.

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