Rapper Blocboy JB Net Worth & Income Sources

Take a look at the famous rapper Blocboy JB net worth and income sources as of 2022.

BlocBoy JB, real name James Baker, is a popular American rapper. He has released many rap songs that have attracted a lot of views on YouTube. His popular rap songs attracted the interest of the Canadian rapper Drake and other notable artists. 

According to online sources Blocboy JB’s estimated net worth is around $500K.

So how did the rapper become popular? 

Let’s delve in to find out about Blocboy JB’s net worth and income sources.

Blocboy JB’s Net Worth: $500,000

Blocboy JB Income Sources

Blocboy JB earns most of his income from the sale of rap music. He also earns income from his YouTube channel. In addition, the rapper earns income from sponsorship deals.

  • Earnings from YouTube ($14,400 to $231,100)
  • Income from Music sales  (Income not known)
  • Sponsorship deals (Income not known)
Blocboy Jb Net Worth : Blocboy JB is popular for his rap music. Credit: Instagram@blocboy_jb
Blocboy JB is popular for his rap music. Credit: Instagram@blocboy_jb

Income Source 1: YouTube

Blocboy JB started his channel on 21st May 2014. His channel has over 1.13 million subscribers. Videos on his channel have been viewed 666.98 million times. The following table shows the estimated net earnings from his self-titled YouTube channel.

YouTube Account NameSubscribersTotal ViewsEst. Net Earnings [2]
Blocboy JB1.13 million666.98 million$14,400 to $231,100 per year

Income Source 2: Music Sales

Blocboy JB earns significant income from music sales. He has not revealed anything about income from sales of music.  

Income Source 3: Sponsorships

Blocboy JB earns income from sponsored messages on his social media channels. His income from this source has not been disclosed.

Blocboy Jb Net Worth : Blocboy JB and his best buds. Credit: Instagram@blocboy_jb
Blocboy JB and his best buds. Credit: Instagram@blocboy_jb

Blocboy JB Bio/Early Life

BlocBoy JB was born James Lee Baker on 19th May 1996. His place of birth is Memphis, Tennessee. His father Baker was jailed when he was a kid. He had a troubled youth and became associated with the Grape Street Watts Crip in 2010.

He was arrested at the age of 16 for breaking into a home. He served a month in prison for the home invasion.

Blocboy Jb Net Worth : Blocboy JB posing for a photo. Credit: Instagram@blocboy_jb
Blocboy JB posing for a photo. Credit: Instagram@blocboy_jb

Blocboy JB Career

BlocBoy JB started making music when he was 14 years old. He collaborated with record producer and songwriter Tay Keith to make music. He released his first mixtape album Who Am I in 2016.

In 2017 and 2018, BlocBoy released hit songs such as Shoot and Rover. He collaborated with rapper Drake to release the song Look Alive in February 2018. The song peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

BlocBoy released Rover 2.0 in March 2018.  He released his extended play debut titled Don’t Think That in October 2018.

In 2019, BlocBoy released four songs. His solo song I Am Me was released in June 2019. He collaborated with NLE Choppa to release four new songs during the same year.

BlocJB released Swervin in March 2020. Two months later he released the music No Chorus Pt. 12 in collaboration with Tay Keith.  His debut studio album FatBoy was released in October 2020.    

Blocboy JB Accomplishments

Blocboy JB’s song Who Am I released in 2016 received over 3 million views on his YouTube channel. In addition his song Rover 2.0 released in 2018 peaked at number two on the Billboard chart.

Big K.R.I.T. Controversy/Criticism

BlocBoy has been involved in a lot of controversies. In October 2017, He was alleged to have filmed a scene at Hamilton High School without the permission of the authorities. He had released a daredevil video in March 2020 in which he jumped from a two-story balcony to a swimming pool.

BlocBoy JB was arrested multiple times on the charges of robbery, gun possession, and drugs. He was charged with possession of paraphernalia, marijuana, and speeding.[3] The arrest was made just before he was about to perform at the Beale Street Music Festival.

The Memphis rapper sued Fortnite in 2019.[4] His legal team claims that the video game maker Epic games had copied his dance move without permission. The lawsuit was rejected. 

Blocboy Jb Net Worth : Blocboy JB with his pals. Credit: Instagram@blocboy_jb
Blocboy JB with his pals. Credit: Instagram@blocboy_jb

Blocboy JB’s most popular video is:

Best Blocboy JB Quotes

“My 4 pockets full Lil baby reach for my chain…”

“Cars money guns’

‘I been gone a long time do you miss me.’

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Blocboy JB Biography

Legal NameJames Lee Baker
Net Worth$500,000
Source of WealthYouTube, Music, Sponsorships
Date of Birth19th May 1996
Place of BirthMemphis, Tennessee
Height183 cm, 6ft 0 inches
Weight67 kg, 147.4 lbs
Marital StatusSingle
Names of ChildrenN/A

Frequently Asked Questions About Blocboy JB

Is BlocBoy JB signed to OVO?

BlocBoy JB was recently seen meeting with the OVO record label company. But he had not signed any deals and is reported to be independent as of 2022.

Where is BlocBoy JB?

BlocBoy JB currently resides in Memphis, Tennessee.

How old is BlocBoy JB?

BlocBoy JB was born on 19th May 1996. He turned 26 years old in 2022.

What part of Memphis is BlocBoy JB?

BlocBoy JB is from the Southside of Memphis, Tennessee. He was a popular kid in the bloc associated with the Grape Street Crips.


1.       BlocBoy JB YouTube channel (official)

2.     Social Blade profile of BlocBoy JB

3.      Rapper BlocBoy JB was arrested for drug and gun possession in 2019

4.     BlocBoy JB sued Epic Games for copying his ‘Shoot’ dance moves 

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