This is an exclusive article about BlueFace net worth and biography. Jonathan Michael Porter who goes by the stage name BlueFace is an American singer, rapper and songwriter. He went viral in October 2018 after the release of the music video for his single “Respect My Cryppin”, due to his off-beat rapping style and the tattoo of Benjamin Franklin on the side of his face. In November 2018, he signed a deal with Cash Money West, a branch of Birdman’s Cash Money Records label in the West Coast. BlueFace net worth started to grow in 2019 when a remix of his single “Thotiana”, featuring YG and Cardi B, became his most successful song to date, peaking at the 8th spot on the Billboard Hot 100.
Biography & Early Life
Blueface was born as Johnathan Michael Porter in Los Angeles, California, United States on January 20, 1997. He grew up in Los Angeles and attended several elementary schools before moving to Santa Clarita Valley to live with his mother, before going on to settle in Oakland with his father.
After he settled down in San Fernando Valley, he enrolled at Arleta High School where he joined the football team, playing as a starting quarterback in 2014, weighing 160lbs and standing at 6’4”. He began to pick interest in rap music at a very young age and mainly listened to Snoop Dogg, The Game, and 50 Cent, which ultimately influenced his career.
Professional Life & Career
Jonathan Michael Porter entered the rap scene in 2017. He started uploading his songs on Instagram and SoundCloud, and soon released his first song Deadlocs after taking the stage name “Blueface Bleedem”. His song was well received on SoundCloud as it got over 2 million views. The rapper followed this up with another hit ‘Thotiana,’ which also surpassed 1 million plays on soundcloud.
In June 2018, he released his first Extended Play titled ‘Famous Cryp’, featuring hits like ‘Fucced Em’ and ‘Freak Btch’. The EP was well received and got millions of plays online. Just two months later, he came up with his second Extended Play, ‘Two Coccy,’ featuring collaborations with D. Loc, Gogettakb, and 1TakeJay, and included singles Next Big Thing, Deadlocs pt. 2, Respect My Crypn, and Blow Her Bacc.
Blueface earned his deserved recognition when he released the visuals for his song Respect My Crypn via WorldstarHipHop‘s YouTube channel. The video was then posted to Twitter where it went viral, pulling attention to the rapper, his off-beat flow and high-pitched voice.
In November 2018, Blueface signed a deal with Cash Money West. He scored another hit in the following months, after previewing his new song “Bleed It”. Soon after it’s release, the song’s music video was shared on Lyrical Lemonade YouTube channel where it amassed over 2 million views within the first 24 hours. Since that time, Blue Face net worth has skyrocketed with his numerous projects, tours, singles, and musical performances.
Blueface’s unique voice and off-beat style of rapping has been compared to rappers Young Thug, E-40, Suga Free, Juvenile, Lil Wayne, and Silkk the Shocker. Blueface has mentioned that he writes “to the beat”, and makes use of instrumentals as a base for every of his songs.
BlueFace Net Worth
The net worth of this young and rising rapper has been estimated, and it’s impressive figures doesn’t come as a shock at all, considering how he has hit instant success from his early days of rapping, since he started in 2017. As of 2020, Blueface net worth is $4 million.
Even though his salary has not yet been revealed, and equally putting into consideration that he had just around $700,000 as of 2018, there is no doubt on the minds of his fans and followers that he is earning a reasonable amount of salary from his work as a rapper and songwriter, which is responsible for all of Blueface net worth.
Although he appears to be definitely satisfied with his earnings, but judging from his age and promising career, we can expect a continuous rise in Blueface net worth in the nearest feature.
Personal Life, Children
Blueface has a son, Javaughn who has appeared with him on several radio and television interviews. In one of such interviews with ‘Big Boy’s Neighborhood,’ the rapper revealed that the mother of his son worked, so he had to stay with his son nearly every day.
The American rapper has several tattoos inked on his body. In one interview with ‘30 Mile Exclusive,’ he mentioned that his tattoos talks about his history as a barber, his astrological signs, his religious beliefs, his aspirations and a slew of other things. He also has a Benjamin Franklin tattoo on his face, which he refers to as his “signature.” Blueface also has a tattoo of his son’s name on his right forearm.
Although he has been fortunate to have a successful start in his career, Blueface has unfortunately been involved with unfortunate legal issues.
On November 16, 2018, at about 8:30 PM, Blueface was approached by a man at a gas station, who proceeded to try to rob him. He shot at the suspect’s vehicle, which led to him being arrested and charged with shooting at an occupied vehicle, which is a felony in the state of California. However, Blueface was released on November 18 on $50,000 bail.
On February 1, 2019, Blueface was arrested again for felony gun possession after an officer of the law recovered an unregistered, loaded, handgun in his possession.
Away from his few legal issues, we can conclude by adding that Blueface is having a great time of his life with his lucrative career as a musician. At only 23 years old as of 2020, Blueface net worth of $4 million is big enough to afford him a comfortable life for himself and his family. What more could a man ask of?