Lil Jon Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Dec, 2016
Facts of Lil Jon
Date of Birth: 1971 , January-17
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Lil Jon
Birth Name Jonathan Smith
Nick Name Lil
Father Carrie Smith-Williams
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Atlanta, Georgia
Ethnicity Black
Profession Record producer
Net Worth $25 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Famous for Record producer rapper songwriter entrepreneur DJ actor
Married Yes
Married to Nicole Smith (m. 2004)
Children N/A
Divorce Yes
Awards Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Albums Crunk Rock
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He is one of the best rappers alive and his music has been amazing so far. He is a very successful record producer as well and he has given a lot of hit singles in the past. He is an amazing person but sometimes he has been part of controversies as well. He is a very good DJ and an amazing entrepreneur too. He is none other than the champion Lil Jon. His original name is Jonathan Smith.


Lil Jon was born in the year 1971 on 17th of January and this makes his age 45 at this time. He was born in a place called Atlanta which lies in Georgia of United States of America. He belongs to the nationality American and his ethnicity is black. He has given a lot to the rap music and he has millions of fans from all over the world.

Early Life and Education

Lil Jon’s childhood went pretty well but details about it are not available right now. He went to a high school called Douglass High School for his education and from there he got his degree. He started his career by working as a DJ at clubs and later when he got a chance, he pounded on it.


Lil Jon has won various awards and his hard work has always paid off. He won the mighty Grammy Awards for his amazing work in a song called Yeah! And it happened back in the year 2005. In the year 2015, his song called Turn Down for What was nominated for Best Music Video but sadly it did not get the Grammys. However, the song got him an MTV Video Music Award. Some of the movies and TV shows he has appeared in includes the likes of Soul Plane, Scary Movie 4, The Eric Andre Show and Pimp My Ride.

Personal Life   

Lil Jon’s personal life has been as perfect as him and his career. He was dating his girlfriend Nicole Smith before the couple decided to get married and live happily as husband and wife. The couple tied the knot in the year 2004 and till now they are going pretty strong with their relationship. There is almost no chance of a divorce to occur in their lives. He has a son too and his name is Nathan Smith. Nathan was born in the year 1998.  


Lil Jon is not much tall as he has an average height of 5 feet 6 inches only. He has been very successful in his career and this has given him great earnings. According to some sources, he has a jaw-dropping net worth of $25 million.