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J. Cole, born Jermaine Lamarr Cole, is an American rapper, producer, singer, and songwriter from Northern Carolina. He was born in a military base on January 28 1985, in Frankfurt, Germany. At the age of 18 months, Cole and his mother shifted to the US after the father abandoned the family.

At 12, young Cole developed an interest in music and basketball, where he juggled between the two. He would later become one of the most influential rappers of this generation as well as a professional basketball player.

Biography / Wiki :

Real Name

Jermaine Lamarr Cole


Blaza, Therapist,

Known Name

J. Cole

Date of Birth

January 28, 1985


38 years ( as of 2023)


Frankfurt, Germany


Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Current Residence





Rapper, Songwriter, Singer, Record Producer

Marital Status




Zodiac sign


Education, Family , Ethnicity:-

School Name

Fayetteville Terry Sanford High School

College / University

St. John’s University

Educational Qualification

Degree in Business and communications


African-American and German

Father  Name

James Cole

Mother Name

Kay Cole

Brother Name

Zach Cole

Spouse / Wife Name

Melissa Heholt

Childrens ( Kids) Name

Ibrahim and Nina

This iconic rapper rose to prominence in 2007 after releasing his debut mixtape, The Come Up. He would later release two more mixtapes after signing with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation in 2009.

In 2011, Cole released his first of six studio albums (Cole World: The Sideline Story), all of which have gone platinum on the Billboard 200. He also has eight mixtapes under his name.

Out of 113 different nominations, the rapper has won 11 awards. This includes one Grammy, eight BET Hip Hop Awards, one Billboard Music Award, and 3 Soul Train Music Awards.

Besides his rap career, his other ventures include DreamvilleRecords, which he founded in 2007. The record label gave birth to Dreamville Ventures (a multi-disciplinary media division) and Dreamville Studios for producing original and co-produced content in 2020.  

Career / Awards & Achievements :

Awards & Achievements

Grammy Award- Best Rap Song

Billboard Music Award- Top Rap Album 2015

BET Hip Hop Awards: Best Live Performer 2015, Best Album of the Year 2015, Sweet 16: Best Featured Verse, Best Mixtape 2011, and Best Lyricist of the Year 2019, 2021.

iHeartRadio Music Award- Hip Hop Album of the Year 2011.

YouTube Music Award.

J. Cole’s Basketball Career

In his songs, J. Cole raps about his dreams of becoming a professional basketball player as a child. His wish came to pass after getting an academic scholarship at St. John’s University, becoming among the 10 call-back players in his second year. Professionally, Cole plays as a point guard.

In 2016, J. Cole signed a three-game contract with Rwanda’s Patriots, who play in the Basketball Africa League. He managed to play for 17 minutes, scoring three points, two assists, and three rebounds. This is the same year he got featured on the cover of SLAM magazine.

After leaving Rwanda, the rapper signed a contract with Scarborough Shooting Stars in Canada in May 2012. He scored an average of 2.4 points, 0.4 assists, and 0.6 rebounds for the Shooting Stars, and left the team a few weeks later to concentrate on his concert tour.

Net Worth, House & Cars :

Net Worth

$65 million

Monthly Salary / Income

$0.5 Million +


Bugatti Veyron, Jaguar F type, Bentley BentaygaDeluxe, Lamborghini Urus, Porsche 911 Speedster, and Bentley Continental GT.

Favourites :

Favourite  Food

pineapple, black olives, donuts

Favourite Inspirations

Nas, Canibus, Eminem

Favourite Colour



Mixtape: The Come Up (2007)

Album: Cole World: The Sideline Story (2011)

Favourite Movie

Bad Boys

Favourite Book

Eye Of The Hurricane by Rubin Carter



Figure Measurements, Size, Height & Weight :

Hair Colour


Eye Colour



Feet – 6 feet 3  inches

Metres – 1.91m

Centimetres – 191 cm


In Kilograms – 85 Kg

In Pound – 197 lbs

Contact Details :

Social Media Accounts

Mobile Number

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Email Address

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