J. Cole (born 28 January 1985) is a famous rapper from America. He is also a singer, songwriter & producer. His debut album “Cole World: The Sideline Story” released in the year 2011 and it ranked at rank 1 on the US Billboard 200.
Cole was born in Germany and got raised in America. Along with songs he has also appeared on many shows. He has also won Grammy awards for his albums.
When he was a teenager he was a great fan of Tupac, Eminem, and other rappers. He along with his cousin started studying the style of rapping and tried to find the way of storytelling by using lyrics.
His mother supported him a lot in his hustle. For the first time, he appeared in Jay-Z’s album “The Blueprint 3” in the year 2009.
After that, he worked his way up in his career. He released his first album “J. Cole: Road to Homecoming” in the year 2015. It got ranked first place on the US Billboard 200.
J. Cole deal with PUMA
The famous rapper has signed a multi-year deal with the shoe company giant PUMA. The officials of the company say that they would love to work with him and as a basketball lover, he will represent the brand very well.
After this J. Cole shared on his Instagram account and described that it was his dream to work with PUMA. The company launched shoes named Sky Dreamer which came at a price of $150 USD.
Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Childhood
Jermaine Lamarr Cole took birth to his parents on 28 January in the year 1985 (age 35 years, as in 2020) in Frankfurt, West Germany. His father was in the US military and his mother Kay Cole used to work in the postal services.
When J. Cole was 8 months old his father left his mother. After this, his mother took him to North Carolina. Here he got raised along with his older brother named Zach. He belongs to mixed ethnicity. His dad is black Afro-American and his mom Kay Cole is white Caucasian.
He attended a local high school. He was not much interested in studies and after his schooling, he did his graduation from St. John’s University.
Living in Fayetteville he used to play basketball daily with his friends. During his childhood, he spent time with people of different ethnicity.
Physical Stats, Appearance & Body Info
The guy has a strong built. He has dreadlocks and his hair is of black color. He has dark brown eyes. Being a fan of basketball he has developed a tall body height. J. Cole has a tall height of 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) and his weight is 185 lbs (84 kg).
He loves wearing t-shirts. Cole has a different style of beard with long hairs at the chin and comparatively short near the cheeks. J is a big sneaker lover and now we will see him wearing PUMA shoe range.
Personal Life, Girlfriend, Spouse & Children
The singer maintains his personal life super private. He never tells and reveals anything about his spouse and kids. Cole has dated a girl named Melissa for a long period. In the year 2015 J. Cole married his wife named Melissa Heholt.
They both live in California along with their kid. In 2018, Jermaine Cole revealed that he and his spouse Melissa Heholt are expecting a baby but he never any information after that.
He has a large social media following on all social media platforms. On his Instagram account, precisely 5 million people follow him. On Twitter, he has around 13.4 million fans. Just like this, he has a large following on Facebook and YouTube.
He is a big fan of Basketball. Cole even plays basketball a lot. You can see him playing in many videos. So with a great singer, he is also a nice basketball player.
Some Lesser Known Facts about J. Cole
|Real Full Birth Name||Jermaine Lamarr Cole.|
|Stage Name||J. Cole.
|Profession||Singer, songwriter, lyricist & Rapper.|
|Famous as||A rapper.|
|Age (As of 2019)||35 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||January 28, 1985.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Frankfurt, West Germany.
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Aquarius.|
|House Location||California, USA.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6'2".
Centimeters: 188 cm.
Meters: 1.88 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 84 Kg.
Pounds: 185 lbs.
|Eye Color||Dark brown.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||10.|
|Parents||Father: Will Update Soon.
Mother: Kay Cole.
|Siblings||Zach Cole (elder brother).|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Social media||Instagram: realcoleworld (5m followers).
Twitter: @JColeNC (13.4 million fans).
YouTube: J. Cole (4.26 M subscribers).
Facebook: @JColeMusic (5.8 million likes).
|School||Local High school.|
|Highest Qualification||College Degree Completed.|
|Alma Mater||St. John's University.
|Discography||1. Cole World: The Sideline Story (2011).
2. 2014 Forest Hills Drive (2014).
3. Born Sinner (2013).
4. 4 Your Eyez Only (2016).
5. KOD (2018).
6. The Fall Off (2020).
|Filmography||1. J. Cole: Road to Homecoming (2015).
2. Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming (2015).
3. Eyez (2016).
4. J. Cole: 4 Your Eyez Only (2017).
5. Raising Bertie (2017).
6. Out of Omaha (2018).
7. Dreamville Presents: REVENGE (2019).
|Net worth||$ 35 million USD (As in 2020).|
Music Career, Songs & Net worth
In 2015, Jermaine Lamarr Cole launched another album named “Forest Hills Drive: Homecoming”. 1.24 million copies got sold in the same year of the album.
In 2016, he released “Eyez” which also got very popular. His album “Dreamville Presents: REVENGE” received a lot of appreciation from his fans and followers.
He also goes for music tours around the world. Cole did his first tour “Cole World… World Tour”, in the year 2011. From 2013-2014 he did his second tour named “What Dreams May Come Tour”. According to sources, J. Cole has a net worth of $ 35 million USD as in the year 2020.
- When he was 14 years old his mother gave him Roland TR-808 to help him in learning music.
- Cole started rapping at the age of 12.
- Before the starting of his rap career, he has done petty jobs like being a kangaroo mascot and selling newspapers.
- “Forest Hills Drive” won him Grammy award.
- J. Cole knew that living in his hometown won’t help him in growing so he moved to New York.
- During his career, he has got involved in many controversies. Once, he along with Sean Combs (Diddy) and Kendrick Lamar got involved in an altercation.
- Jermaine Cole has his own record label named “Dreamville”.
- In the year 2014, he purchased his childhood house in Fayetteville for 120k USD and now it is kept for single mothers to live there rent-free.
- Cole does many charity events for the betterment of women.