American rapper and actor whose fourth studio album, Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E.) (2001), debuted and peaked at number 21 on the Billboard 200 chart, and sold 30,000 copies in its first week. The album was certified platinum by the RIAA and internationally certified silver by the BPI. Joe’s notable hit songs include “Lean Back” with Terror Squad, “Make It Rain” featuring Lil Wayne, “What’s Luv?” featuring Ashanti & Ja Rule and “All the Way Up” with Remy Ma featuring French Montana and Dre. He has collaborated with such artists as Jennifer Lopez, Lil Wayne, French Montana, R. Kelly and Busta Rhymes. As an actor, he has appeared in the movies Happy Feet, Scary Movie 3 and Spike Lee’s Netflix series She’s Gotta Have It. Born Joseph Antonio Cartagena on August 19, 1970 in The Bronx, New York, to parents Marie Cartagena and Ernesto Delgado, he belongs to both Puerto Rican and Cuban descent. He started his music career as a member of hip hop group Diggin’ in the Crates Crew (D.I.T.C.). He is married and has two sons named Joey and Ryan and a daughter named Azariah.
Fat Joe Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 19 August 1970
Birth Place: South Bronx, New York, USA
Birth Name: Joseph Antonio Cartagena
Nicknames: Da Fat Gangsta, Don Cartagena, Joey Crack
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Occupation: Rapper, Songwriter, Actor
Race/Ethnicity: Multiracial (Puerto-Rican and Cuban)
Hair Color: Bald
Eye Color: Green
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Fat Joe Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 287 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 130 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 11″
Height in Meters: 1.80 m
Chest: 47 in (119.5 cm)
Biceps: 15 in (38 cm)
Waist: 45 in (114 cm)
Shoe Size: N/A
Fat Joe Family Details:
Father: Ernesto Delgado
Mother: Marie Cartagena
Spouse/Wife: Lorena Cartagena
Children: Ryan Cartagena, Azariah Cartagena, Joey Cartagena
Fat Joe Education:
Fat Joe Facts:
*He was born on August 19, 1970 in The Bronx, New York, USA.
*His brother introduced him to hip hop music.
*He began his music career as a member of the hip hop band Diggin’ in the Crates Crew (D.I.T.C.).
*He released his debut solo album, Represent, in 1993. Its lead single, “Flow Joe” reached number one on the Billboard Hot Rap Songs.
*He was Playgirl Magazine’s man of the month in May 1993.
*He was appeared in the song “What’ s Luv?,” with Ashanti.
*He has a fear of flying.
*He was influenced by Latin rapper Big Pun.
*In 2018 he began hosting a podcast on Tidal, Coca Vision.
*He is friends with Akon, Busta Rhymes, DJ Khaled, Mike Epps, and Carson Daly.
*Visit his official website: fatjoe.me/FamilyTies
*Follow him on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.