He is best known for being a musician, record producer, television personality and songwriter. Some of the best records in the 90s were produced by Stevie J and he’s even won the Grammy Award for some of them like his most famous album produced “No Way Out”. Albums produced for some high profile musicians include Mariah Carey, The Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z and Eve. Let’s dig deep into his life and see how he made his fortune.
His full name is Steven Aaron Jordan and he was born on November 2, 1973, in Buffalo, New York. He was raised in Rochester that’s located in New York, with his father because his mother ran out on the family at an early age.
His first gig in the music industry and the start of his career was as a member of the “Bad Boy Records”, while also working as a writer and producer at the beginning of the 90s. After some time he decided to branch out and started working with Sean Combs who was the produced some of the albums of the Bad Boys and together with him made his first album called “Only You” for R&B quartet 112. Other albums he self-produced are Mo Money Mo Problem, You’re Nobody, Last Day, Notorious Tugs, Nasty Boys and lots more.
Besides the Bad Boys, he is known for working with other artists like Mariah Carey, with whom he produced an album which was nominated for the Grammy Award. The best-known songs from this album are I still Believe, Honey and Babydoll. The three records he produced got ranked top 100 on the Billboard Hot 100 list in 1997. After that in 2001, he released a hit single called “Let Me Blow Ya Mind”.
Before his gig with Bad Boy Records, he was a live bass guitar performer and was even the lead singer at times. In 1995 he was featured in a couple of albums like “the Show”, “The After Party” and “The Hotel” which kept his great relationship with the Bad Boys going.
Ten years after his single was released he was working as one of the cast members in VH1’s reality show called Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, where he would usually be seen with his friends and his girlfriends. That was the girlfriends he allegedly married, but ten later on revealed that their marriage was not legal.
When he was in a relationship with that same girlfriends, Hernandez, they were seen as one of the best couples in the Hip Hop scene and Stevie J used that chance to appear in a couple of music albums, like “I Deserve It” that includes Lil Wayne, Missy Elliot, and Young Jeezy.
In 2016 he started work on a movie called “That Time of the Month” for which he works as a producer.
He’s achieved a lot in his life, things like working on a TV show called “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” and also worked for BET Hip Hop Award in 2014. Another reality show he produced was Stevie J and Joseline: Go Hollywood.
His Net Worth Today
His net worth today is estimated to be around $5 million and made most of that money by being a producer, singer, and songwriter. He worked with some of the most influential artists in the 90s but today too, artists like Diddy, B.I.G., Mariah Carey and was a member of the Bad Boys.
All in all, he is best known for his albums and his great work with other artists.