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LL Cool J Net Worth

LL Cool J Net Worth

Net Worth: $100 Million

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Music, Television, Film, Investments
  • Birth Place Bay Shore, New York, United States
  • Height 6' 2" (1.87 m)
  • Marital Status Married (Simone Johnson)
  • Full Name James Todd Smith
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth January 14, 1968
  • Ethnicity African American
  • Weight 210 lbs (95.2 kg)
  • Occupation Rapper, Actor
  • Education Hillcrest High School (drop out)
  • Children 4 (Najee Laurent, Italia Anita, Samaria Leah, Nina)
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About LL Cool J

LL Cool J is an American rapper, and actor which has an estimated net worth of $100 million.

LL Cool J started his music career when sent out demo tape to various recording companies. The people from Def Jam liked the demo and signed him to a record deal.
His first album, Radio was released in 1985. With singles such as I Can’t Live without My Radio and Rock the Bells became an instant hit on the airwaves. With thirteen albums and several chart-topping hits under his name that make him recognized as one of the best rapper in the music industry which includes I Need Love, Hey Lover, Control Myself, I’m Bad, and The Boomin’ System, among others.

Meanwhile, he appeared in several TV series and films such as In The House, Toys, Halloween H20, Deep Blue Sea, Rollerball, and 30 Rock, among others.

He is known for his portrayal as NCIS Special Agent Sam Hanna in the television series, NCIS: Los Angeles in 2009. On October 16, 2013, LL Cool J is nominated to be inducted at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame that will be held in 2014.

James Todd Smith was born on January 14, 1968 in Bay Shore, New York. Aside from his singing at acting career, he has written four books, launched his own clothing line, and his own music label, Rock the Bells.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of LL Cool J's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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  • Earnings 2013
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Earnings 2013 N/A
Record Sales 2013

Estimated earnings from his album Authentic (26,000 copies)

$30,000
Earnings 2009 N/A
Salary 2009

Per episode salary from NCIS: Los Angeles until 2010

$150,000
Earnings 2006 N/A
Record Sales 2006

Estimated earnings from his album Todd Smith (367,000 copies)

$370,000
Earnings 2002 N/A
Salary 2002

Salary from Rollerball

$1,000,000
Earnings 1997 N/A
Record Sales 1997

Estimated earnings from his album Phenomenon (1 million copies)

$1,100,000
Earnings 1995 N/A
Record Sales 1995

Estimated earnings from his album Mr. Smith (2 million copies)

$2,300,000
Earnings 1993 N/A
Record Sales 1993

Estimated earnings from his album 14 Shots to the Dome (500,000 copies)

$573,000
Earnings 1990 N/A
Record Sales 1990

Estimated earnings from his album Mama Said Knock You Out (2 million copies)

$2,100,000
Earnings 1987 N/A
Record Sales 1987

Estimated earnings from his album Bigger and Deffer (3 million copies)

$3,100,000
Earnings 1985 N/A
Record Sales 1985

Estimated earnings from his album Radio (1 million copies)

$1,000,000
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