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Juelz Santana Biography and Net Worth


Juelz Santana Net Worth 2021- $3 million dollars

Name LaRon Louis James
Source of income Rapping, Singing, Acting
Age Feb. 18, 1982, 37 Years
Active 1995-present

Who is Juelz Santana?

Santana whose birth name is LaRon Louis James is an American born rap artist, actor, and producer.

Juelz Santana’s big break began when he first released his hit single “There It Go (The Whistle Song)”. The widely-received single was a major one in his second album debut.

On the Billboard Hot 100 “There It Go” reached rank #6.

How old is Juelz Santana?

Juelz Santana was born February 1982 meaning he was 37 years old in February 2019.

Where was Juelz Santana Born?

Juelz Santana was born in Harlem, New York

Who are Santana’s Parents?

Juelz Santana’s mother is Deborah James who is an African-American her father is Dominican but his name is not known.

Where does Juelz Santana Currently reside?

Santana currently resides in Englewood, New Jersey.

Is Juelz Santana Married?

Yes! Juelz is married to his wife Kimbella Vanderhee who he proposed to at the Apollo Theater at the diplomat show on November 23, 2018 and in JaJuelznuary 10, 2019 the paired got married officially.

How many Children Did Juelz Santana have?

Juelz and wife have welcomed 2 kids so far and he reportedly has a kid from a previous marriage, meaning he’s got three kids.

What are the names of Juelz Santana’s children?

LaRon Louis James, Jr. (born 2003)
Son: Juelz Santana James (born 2010)
Daughter: Bella Monroe James (born 2012)

Who are Juelz Santana’s Siblings?

DeMar James is Juelz Santana twin brother look alike
Malik James
Mark James
Jermaine James

Is Yandy Smith Juelz Santana Sister?


Juelz Santana Rapping Career

The averagely famous American rapper started his rapping career at a very young age of 5. When he was near teenage, at 12 years he started the duo Draft Pick.

At the age of 18, he was signed to under the artistic management of Priority Records. His popular appearances include on on Cam’ron’s album S.D.E where he collaborated with the artist in The Diplomats. By 2002 the duo was signed with Roc-a-Fella.

He got a big bang recognition after his mixtape titled Final Destination debuted in 2002. IN 2003 he dropped another album titled From Me to U which also hit #8 on the Billboard 200 chart.

2005 came, he dropped his second album What the Game’s Been Missing! which includes his all-time hit single “There It Go” that brought him into the mainstream. “There It Go” made it’s way to #3 on the Hot Rap Tracks and an amazing #6 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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More interestingly, the album got the Gold certification.

In 2003, he collaborated with The Diplomats when he released Diplomatic Immunity and the following year (2004) he dropped the second version he tagged Diplomatic Immunity 2 in 2004.

Juelz Santana was reportedly working on a new album in 2007 titled Born to Lose, Built to Win. By 2011, he took things yet a little bit further in his music career by launching his own recording studio. The same year, he was arrested for alleged possession of firearms and controlled substances with other charges included in the charge sheet against him.

In 2013, he got two years on probation in 2013 on grounds that he threatened to kill his neighbor.

Other Appearances include:

He was seen on the Reality TV series Love & Hip Hop: New York from 2011 to 2012
2016, he featured as an actor in the movie State Property:

  • Blood on the Streets,
  • Killa Season,
  • The Project,
  • Red Apples Falling,
  • Video Girl.

Awards, Nominations, and Recognition

He was nominated for a Grammy Award with Cam’ron for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for “Dipset (Santana’s Town)” in 2004.

Legal Issues

About one year ago in 2018, he was again re-arrested on grounds that he tried to sneak in a loaded pistol into a plane at Newark International Airport, they also caught on him eight oxycodone pills.

He was again sentenced by the end of the same years to 27 months in jail according to his offenses,  his mother put up her house for sale and posted $500,000. He got a house arrest under the mother’s care but he was soon allowed to tour again with the Diplomats under circumstances that the mother tour with him. After the Federal trial, he 27 months jail term followed by one year of supervised release. His Jail term began on March 1, 2019 at the medium-security FCI Petersburg in Hopewell, Virginia.

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