|Net Worth:||$ 900,000|
|Born||October 15, 1966|
|Occupation||Nigerian disc jockey|
How much is DJ Jimmy Jatt Net Worth ?
DJ Jimmy Jatt: Oluwaforijimi “Jimmy” Adewale Amu (born October 15, 1966 in Nigeria) is a Nigerian disc jockey, considered one of the pioneering hip-hop DJs in Nigeria. He started his musical career as a rapper under the direction of Master J, but became engrossed in DJing after failing to be signed by a record label, despite having a handful of songs including a demo Recording published. Renowned for his Jimmy’s Jump Off Concert, an event he launched in 2008 to become one of Nigeria’s most popular entertainment events. In 2006, he won the Hip Hop World Hall of Fame Award at the first edition of The Headies for his contribution to hip-hop in Nigeria.
Early Life and Career
Jimmy Amu comes from Ijebu Ode in Ogun. He was born and raised on the island of Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria, where he completed elementary and secondary education. Jimmy Jatt was born the son of a father who worked as a sound engineer. From an early age he began to be interested in music. He grew up with a variety of music genres, including pop, afrojuju, highlife, afrobeat, jazz, hip-hop, rhythm, blues and soul. He began his career as a rapper under the stage name Master J, but had to switch to the DJ, after he finished after the release of several songs and demos no record label contract.
He soon became known as a DJ because he hosted a street carnival called “Road Block,” an event that featured lyrical rap bouts between aspiring and underground rappers. In 2007, he released a mixtape titled The Definition, a compilation of songs that includes several Nigerian artists, including Sound Sultan, 2Baba, Mode 9, Naeto C, 9ice, Ruggedman, eLDee, M.I. The mixtape included “Stylee”, a song with vocals by 2Baba, Mode 9 and ElaJoe, which was nominated in 2007 in the Channel O Music Video Awards in two categories.
With a TV program called Jimmy’s Jump Off, several collaborations, awards, and nominations and advertising contracts; DJ Jimmy Jatt enjoys a high reputation in Nigeria and is prized for his driving hip-hop.
DJ Jimmy Jatt is currently one of the richest and most influential DJ in Nigeria with an estimated net worth of $ 900,000.