Quick Facts of Jeffrey Bruce Atkins
- Full NameJeffrey Bruce Atkins
- Date of Birth1976 /02 /29
- NicknameJa Rule, Loki
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceQueens, New York City, United States
- ReligionJehovah’s Witness
- ProfessionRapper, singer, songwriter and actor
- Active Year1993-Present
- Eye colourDark Brown
- Hair colourBlack
- SpouseAisha Murray
- Height5 ft 8 in or 173 cm
- Weight72 kg or 159 lbs
- Body Measurement42 – 15.5– 35 inches
- EducationPublic School 134, Middle School 172
- Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube
- Net Worth$8 million
Short Description Of Jeffrey Bruce Atkins
Jeffrey Bruce Atkins, famously called by his stage name Ja Rule, is an American rapper, recording artist, singer, songwriter, and actor. Ja Rule is quite remembered for his duets with female R&B artists in the early 2000s covering the songs “Mesmerize” and “I’m Real”. His album ‘Pain is Love‘ charted at no.1 on the Billboard 200 in 2001. In June 1999, Ja Rule recorded his debut studio album, Venni Vetti Vecci, which went no. 1 on Top US R&B Albums list.
In 2002, Ja Rule was observed as himself in the comedy sketch series, Mad TV. Rule earned his first film appearance as David ‘Gage’ Williams in 2000 action film Turn It Up. He is a multiple time Grammy-nominated rapper.
Ja Rule belongs to the black ethnic background and is of African-American origin. Likewise, he is the follower of Jehovah’s Witness religion and is the holder of American nationality. As of now, Rule is currently 43 years old. He celebrates his birthday every February 29. Hence, he was born under the birth sign of Pisces. Further, Rule is the son of Debra Atkins. However, his father’s information is unknown.
Early Life and Education
Going back to his early life, the talented rapper, Ja Rule was born on February 29, 1976. His birth name is Jeffrey Bernard Atkins. He was born in Queens, New York City, United States. His mother served as a healthcare worker.
Ja Rule earned his school education from the Public School in Hollis. He moved to earn a further education from Middle School in Glen Oaks. Rule cleared his General Educational Development (GED) certification exams in February 2012.
Ja Rule inaugurated his rap career in 1993. Ja Rule earned his way onto the rap scene in 1999 with his debut album, Venni Vetti Vecci. The album went hit and debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album also helped him to launch the career of the rugged rapper with a grizzly voice. Ja Rule carried on that success with several hit singles, including “Put It On Me” and “Always on Time“.
Knowing his personal life, Ja Rule’s current marital status is married. In April 2001, Ja Rule married Aisha Murray. The couple has three children; Jeffrey Jr. (born in 2000), Jordan (born in 2005) and Brittany (born in 1995).
The couple is having good times with each other. Well, they are not in the mood for going divorce issues. In addition, his fans are well-wishing for his happy married life. Ja Rule has a straight sexual orientation.
Statistics and Net Worth (Business ventures)
As of 2019, Ja Rule enjoys an impressive net worth of over $8 million. He earns a decent income from his multiple professions and business ventures.
Talking about his business ventures, Ja Rule and Gotti launched an urban clothing line called ‘ErvinGeoffrey‘ in 2004. Similarly, he launched a liquor company called “The Mojito” in 2006.
Further, in May 2015, Rule partnered with Billy McFarland, the CEO of the credit card service company Magnises, to become its creative head and spokesman.
In August 2015, he collaborated with footwear businessman Steve Madden on a new line of men’s sneakers called Maven x Madden. Moreover, in 2016, Rule co-founded Fyre Media, Inc. a talent booking agency, with Billy McFarland.
Looking at his body statistics, Ja Rule has numerous body tattoos. He has an impressive height of 5 ft 8 in or 173 cm. His body stats is Chest: 42 in, Arms / Biceps: 15.5 in and Waist: 35 in.
Ja Rule is blessed with an athletic body weight of 72 kg or 159 lbs. He has black hair and his eyes are dark brown. Similarly, he has performed in the TV adverts for –Coca-Cola, Foot Locker, and others.