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DJ Jazzy Jeff Net Worth

DJ Jazzy Jeff Net Worth is
$8.5 Million

DJ Jazzy Jeff Bio/Wiki 2018

Jeffrey Townes also called DJ Jazzy Jeff or very simply as Jazz, is a popular American hip hop DJ and lead actor who holds a net worth of $8.5 Million. Jeffrey was born on January 22nd 1965. Jazzy attended the Philadelphia School of John Bartram High School. His name continues to be enshrined at the school’s ‘Wall of Fame’.

DJ Jazzy Jeff Net Worth $8.5 Million

On growing up, Jazzy developed a high reputation and an excellent fan following as a party DJ within Block and Schools. He also featured in several duet starrers. Within his career, he has won the World Championship of DJ in 1986 — Music Seminar DJ battle. All these have made up to the acclaim and wealth he has today. Years later, Will Smith and Jazzy Jeff parted ways. Will Smith and Jazzy however continue to be close friends though. DJ Jazzy Jeff is considered to be one among the richest DJs in the world today. Within his career performances, Jeffrey Townes has won recognition all over the world. DJ has also won many rewards for the classy music hip hops he has made.

Over the years, Jeffrey has come out with several singles and albums that have gone on to break many records. With each achievement, his fame and wealth has grown.

Full NameDJ Jazzy Jeff
Net Worth$8.5 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 22, 1965
Place Of BirthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Height5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)
ProfessionDisc jockey, Record producer, Musician, Actor, Turntablist
EducationPhiladelphia School of John Bartram High School
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseLynette Jackson (m. 2010)
ChildrenAmir Mitchell-Townes, Cory Townes, Charlotte, NC, USA, San Francisco, CA, United States, Bournemouth, UK, Parents Just Don't Understand
NicknamesJazzy Jeff, Jeff Townes, Jazzy Jeff, DJ, Jeffrey Allen Townes, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Jazz
AwardsGrammy Award for Best Rap Performance (1989), World Championship of DJ - Music Seminar DJ Battle (1986)
Movies"The Neighbors" (2014), "Hancock" (2008),
TV Shows"The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" (1990), "The Graham Norton Show" (2013), "Parents Just Don't Understand" (1989)
1First hip-hop artist (along with Will Smith) to win the first best rap performance Grammy for "Parents Just Don't Understand" (1988).
2Legendary Philadelphia hip-hop DJ and serious turntablist who has won DJ competitions such as the New Music Seminar's 1986 DJ Battle For World Supremacy. Although he never competed in the DMC World Championship competitions, he is in the DMC hall of fame for contributions to the world of hip-hop and DJing.
3Was the part of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince together with Will Smith, with whom he won two Grammy awards.


The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2015TV SeriesJazzy Jeff
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1990-1996TV SeriesJazz D.J. Jazzy Jeff
Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection1991Video as D.J. Jazzy Jeff


Who's Doing the Dishes?2016TV Series performer - 1 episode
Fresh Dressed2015Documentary writer: "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"
Annie2014writer: "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" - as Jeffrey Townes
Today at Wimbledon2014TV Series performer - 1 episode
Tu cara me suena2014TV Series writer - 1 episode
Daily Ukulele2013TV Series short writer - 1 episode
In West Philadelphia, Corn and Braised2010Video short writer: "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" - uncredited
Rude Tube2010TV Series performer - 1 episode
Parks and Recreation2009TV Series writer - 1 episode
Welcome to the 80's2009TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
The Wackness2008performer: "Summertime'
Entourage2007TV Series performer - 1 episode
SingStar Rocks!2006Video Game performer: "Summertime" - as D.J. Jazzy Jeff / writer: "Summertime"
The Cookout2004performer: "Summertime"
Jersey Girl2004performer: "Parents Just Don't Understand" - as DJ Jazzy Jeff / writer: "Parents Just Don't Understand" - as Jeffrey Townes
Malibu's Most Wanted2003performer: "Parents Just Don't Understand" - as Jazzy Jeff / writer: "Parents Just Don't Understand" - as J. Townes
The Parent Trap1998writer: "Parents Just Don't Understand" - as Jeff Townes
Ride1998as J. Towns, "Brand New Funk"
Bug Juice1998TV Series writer - 1 episode
Strange Days1995performer: "Lost in the Night" - as Jazzy Jeff / writer: "Lost in the Night" - as Townes
Beavis and Butt-Head1994TV Series performer - 1 episode
Made in America1993performer: "Dance or Die" - as DJ Jazzy Jeff / producer: "Dance or Die" - as Jeff Townes / writer: "Dance or Die" - as Jeff Townes
Saved by the Bell: Hawaiian Style1992TV Movie performer: "Summertime" - uncredited / writer: "Summertime" - uncredited
Dr. Demento 20th Anniversary Collection1991Video writer: "Girls Ain't Nothin But Trouble" - as Townes
Boyz n the Hood1991producer: "Work It Out" - as Jazzy Jeff / writer: "Work It Out" - as Jazzy Jeff
Deep Deep Trouble1991TV Movie producer: "Deep Deep Trouble" / writer: "Deep Deep Trouble"
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1990TV Series writer - 1 episode
In the Heat of the NightTV Series performer - 1 episode, 1989 writer - 1 episode, 1989
License to Drive1988performer: "JAZZY'S IN THE HOUSE" - as DJ Jazzy Jeff / writer: "JAZZY'S IN THE HOUSE" - as DJ Jazzy Jeff


DeRay Davis: Power Play2010TV Special documentary special appearance by


Scratch2001Documentary special thanks - as Jazzy Jeff


Phila.SophicalDocumentary post-productionHimself (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
As I AM: The Life and Times of DJ AM2015DocumentaryHimself (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
The Queen Latifah Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Graham Norton Show2013TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009-2013TV SeriesHimself
Sample: Not for Sale2012DocumentaryHimself - Interviewee (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
Philly's 4th of July Jam2011TV SpecialHimself (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
Aries Spears: Hollywood, Look I'm Smiling2011Himself
Downtown Calling2009DocumentaryHimself
6th Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors2009TV MovieHimself
Xposé2008TV SeriesHimself
2nd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors2005TV MovieHimself (as Jazzy Jeff)
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway2005TV SeriesHimself
Back to Bel-Air: A Fresh Look2005Video shortHimself
Black in the 80s2005TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
I Love the '90s: Part Deux2005TV Series documentaryHimself
Philly Boy: A Movie About M.C. Breeze2002Himself
2001 Lady of Soul Awards2001TV SpecialHimself - Presenter (as DJ Jazzy Jeff Townes)
Headliners & Legends: Will Smith2001TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
I Love 1980's2001TV Series documentary
Brit Awards 20002000TV SpecialHimself - Performer
The Will Smith Music Video Collection1999Video documentaryHimself (segment "So Fresh")
Ultra Sound1999TV Series documentaryHimself
Essence Awards1998TV SpecialHimself
The American Music Awards 20th Anniversary Special1993TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
Encantada de la vida1993TV SeriesHimself
NBA All-Star Stay in School Jam1992TV MovieHimself (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
The 34th Annual Grammy Awards1992TV SpecialHimself (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
The 19th Annual American Music Awards1992TV SpecialHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 19911991TV SpecialHimself (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
Soul Train1991TV Series documentaryHimself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1989-1991TV SeriesHimself
Night of 100 Stars III1990TV MovieHimself (as D.J. Jazzy Jeff)
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1990TV SeriesHimself / DJ Jazzy Jeff
Showtime at the Apollo1989TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHimself
The 16th Annual American Music Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as D.J. Jazzy Jeff)
21st NAACP Image Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
An All Star Celebration: Vote '881988TV MovieHimself
Yo! MTV Raps1988TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Peter Andre's 90 Party Hits of the 90s2014TV MovieHimself (as DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince)
The Graham Norton Show2013TV SeriesDJ Jazzy Jeff
A polos 252010TV SeriesJazz
Video on Trial2007TV SeriesHimself
And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop2004TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (as Jeffrey A. Townes)
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1990TV SeriesJazz

Won Awards

1994ASCAP AwardASCAP Film and Television Music AwardsTop TV SeriesThe Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)
1992GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
1988GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap Performance

Nominated Awards

1991GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
1990GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Rap Performance by a Duo or Group
1989Kids' Choice AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Song
1989Kids' Choice AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Male Singer/Group

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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