LL Cool J Net Worth|Wiki: A Rapper and actor, his earnings, songs, albums, movies, tv shows, wife

LL Cool J Net Worth|Wiki: A Rapper and actor, his earnings, songs, albums, movies, tv shows, wife

Facts of LL Cool J Net Worth|Wiki: A Rapper and actor, his earnings, songs, albums, movies, tv shows, wife

Net worth$110 million
Date of Birth:1968 January 14
First NameJames Todd
Last NameSmith
AkaLL Cool J
Age:56 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch

An American rapper, known by the name, LL Cool J(Ladies Love Cool James) has a net worth estimated to be around $110 million. He is also a record producer, actor, author and entrepreneur from Queens, New York.

LL Cool J

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What are the earnings of LL Cool J? What are his sources of income? Know about his net worth here:

One of the popular and experienced rappers of all time, LL Cool J holds a net worth of around $110 million. Without a doubt, his main source of income is music.

Cool J's house

Cool James' owns a house in Manhasset, NY

Moreover, he is also an actor so his acting career has also added to a bag of fortune. In 2001, he earned $1 million from the film, Rollerball. And in 2009, he earned around $150,000 per episode from NCIS: Los Angeles.

Cool J's car

Cool James drives a BMW 850i

Down here is the figures that LL Cool J earned from his albums. Have a look:

Radio(1985)= $1 million
Bigger and Deffer(1987)= $3.1 million
Mama Said Knock You(1990)=$2.1 million
14 Shots to the Dome(1993)= $573,000
Mr. Smith(1995)= $2.3 million
Phenomenon(1997)= $1.1 million
Todd Smith(2006)= $370,000
Authentic(2013)= $30,000

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How did LL Cool J start his professional career? Know about his career highlights here:

LL Cool J started his professional carer with a debut single, I Need a Beat in 1984. Only a year later, he came out with his debut studio album, Radio.

Walking with a Panther

His other studio albums released are Bigger and Deffer(1987), Walking with a Panther(1989), Mama Said Knock You Out(1990), 14 Shots to the Dome(1993), Mr. Smith(1995), Phenomenon(1997), G.O.A.T.(2000), 10(2002), The DEFinition(2004), Todd Smith(2006), Exit 13(2008), and Authentic(2013).

Talking about his sensational music career, LL Cool J has released a number of hit singles. Some of them are I Need Love, Around the Way Girl, Hey Lover, Loungin, Father, Luv U Better, Headsprung, Control Myself ft. Jennifer Lopez, Baby ft. The-Dream, and many others.

LL Cool J Concert

Like other artists, LL Cool J has worked as a featured artist also. Some of his works include Keith Murray's Incredible, Ludacris' Fatty Girl, Jennifer Lopez's All I Have, Brad Paisley's Accidental Racist, and some more.

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LL Cool J as an Actor:

James' acting career started back in 1985. He appeared in the film, Krush Groove. A year later, he appeared in a show, Big Fun In The Big Town and also Wildcats.


Some of his work on television and films include Toys(1992), In The House(1995-99), Oz(1998), In Too Deep(1999), Charlie's Angels(2000), S.W.A.T.(2003), 30 Rock(2007), NCIS(2009- ), Lip Sync Battle(2015- ), American Dad! (2017), and others.

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List of Major Awards Received by LL Cool J:

  • 2 * Grammy Awards(1992, 1997)
  • 2 * MTV Video Music Awards(1991, 1997)
  • 4 * NAACP Image Awards(1996, 1997, 2001, 2003)
  • 3 * Soul Train Music Awards(1988, 2003)
  • Blockbuster Entertainment Award(2000)- Deep Blue Sea
  • NAACP Imag Awards(2011, 2012, 2013)- NCIS: Los Angeles
  • Teen Choice Awards(2013)- NCIS: Mos Angeles

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Where and when was LL Cool J born? Know about his childhood here:

He was born with an original name of James Todd Smith on January 14, 1968, in Bay Shore, New York, to the parents, Ondrea Griffith and James Louis Smith.

James Todd Smith

As a sad part of his childhood, James' father shot his mother and grandfather nearly killing them both. Despite such a heart-touching incident, James started rapping.

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Is LL Cool J married? Know about his relationship status here:

Yes, LL Cool J is a married man.

Cool J and Simone Smith

He married Simone Smith in 1995. The couple has one son and three daughters together.

Has LL Cool J maintained his profile on social media? Let's check his accounts:

He surely has.

As his Twitter account shows a total of 5.04M followers and he has tweeted 30.7K times till the date.

LL Cool J

Likewise, on Instagram, he has got around 1.7M followers and he has posted 1,694 times over there so far.

LL Cool J, in addition, owns a YouTube Channel. The channel has got around 295K subscribers and more than 184 million video views.

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