Jermaine Dupri or JD is known as an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, record executive, actor, DJ and television producer. He is most famous for creating the So So Def Record Label.
Jermaine Dupri Mauldin was born on September 23, 1972 in Asheville, North Carolina but was raised in Atlanta. Dupri was born as the child of Tina Mosley and Michael Mauldin. His father worked as a Columbia Records executive.
Dupri's promising music career started before he was even ten years of age. His father facilitated a Diana Ross concert in 1982. To the pleasure and amusement of the show goers, Dupri figured out how to jump in front of an audience and move alongside Ross as they danced for the audience.
Dupri got his start as a dancer for the hip hop assemble Whodini when he was twelve. He appeared in their music video for the tune "Freaks Come Out At Night” which would be the start of a long career in music.
JD has worked with many top artists in the music industry. He has collaborated with and produced for acts like Kris Kross, Mariah Carey, Usher, Jay-Z, Nelly, Monica, Migos, Da Brat, Xscape, Janet Jackson, TLC, Aretha Franklin, Ludacris, Alicia Keys, and Bow Wow.
|Birth Date:||23 Sep, 1972|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Description:||American record producer, rapper, record executive and DJ from Georgia|
|Net Worth 2021:||2 million|