John David Jackson, popularly known by the stage name “Fabolous,” was born on November 18, 1977, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. His most famous works include “Street Dreams,” “Can’t Let You Go,” and “Breathe”.
As of 2023, Fabolous' net worth is estimated to be $8 million.
|Net Worth||$8 million|
|Given Name||John David Jackson|
|Source(s) of Fame||Rapper, Singer|
|Date of Birth||November 18, 1977|
|Place of Birth||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
With the birth name John David Jackson, Fabolous was brought into the world on November 18, 1977. Fabolous spent his childhood in Breevort Houses in New York City’s Brooklyn district.
Fabolous went to High School of Art and Design and Boys and Girls High School in Bed-Stuy. While in his senior year of secondary school, Jackson started to seek after a vocation in hip bounce music.
He rapped using “Fabolous Sport” for his songs; however, he later shortened it to “Fabolous” alone. He unintentionally misspelled the word; he wanted to be called “Fabulous” but incorrectly spelled it with the letter ‘O’ during freestyle, and people started using it.
On September 6, 2001, Fabolous said he never moved toward turning into a rapper and said: “I was simply attempting to bring in some cash. I became weary of being bankrupt. Here I could bring in some cash. It simply occurred to me.” Fabolous delivered his collection, Ghetto Fabolous, on September 11, 2001. It appeared at number four on the Billboard 200, selling north of 140,000 duplicates in its most memorable week.
In March 2003, Fabolous released his second collection of songs, “Street Dreams.” After a short period of seven months, he released his authority mixtape, “More Street Dreams.” The collection highlighted remixes and tracks not initially on Street Dreams.
On November 5, 2004, Fabolous released his third album named “Real Talk.” 179,000 copies of the album were sold, and it appeared in the sixth position on the Billboard 200. Fab feels that the single “Breathe” didn’t hit as big as it should have due to poor advertising. Fabolous signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings in the year 2006. In June 2007, Fabolous released his fourth album, “From Nothin’ to Somethin.” The album was sold 159,000 copies and appeared at number two on the Billboard 200.
In July 2009, Fabolous released his fifth studio album “Loso’s Way.” 99,000 copies of the album were sold, and it appeared at number one on the Billboard 200. In 2011, Fabolous re-released the mixtape as an extended play. In 2012, he released his seventh mixtape titled The S.O.U.L. Tape.
In October 2015, Fabolous announced that he would release his two projects in the last months of the year. His first project, Freddy vs. Jason, was released on February 29, 2016. His second project, The Young OG Project, has been delayed indefinitely.
Fabolous released his album named “Summertime Shootout 3: Coldest Summer Ever” on November 29, 2019.
Fabolous and his better half Emily Bustamante have two children and one girl, brought into the world in 2008, 2015, and 2020.
In 2003, Fabolous was arrested for keeping an unlicensed gun in his car. After that, in 2006, he was shot in his right leg after leaving a restaurant. He got treatment from a local hospital and went home after eight days.
Fabolous is very much popular among the youth and especially rap lovers. Fabolous has a massive following of about 9.4 Million followers on Instagram and 4.1 Million followers on Twitter. Fabolous also has 4.7 Million followers on Facebook and 823K subscribers on Youtube. 4.3 Million monthly listeners follow him on Spotify, and he has 3 Million fans on Deezer.
John David Jackson’s birth name, Fabolous, was born on November 18, 1977, in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Fabolous wanted to be unique, so he adopted the name for himself. The famous works by Fabolous are “Street Dreams,” “Can’t Let You Go,” and “Breathe.” The net worth of Fabolous for the year 2021 is $8Million.