DJ Envy’s net worth is estimated to be around $9 million dollars, as at 2020.
Born Raashaun Casey on the 3rd of September 1977, he is a disc jockey and came to prominence for his high instrumental skills.
He is also a successful Record producer, Radio personality, VJ and Rapper.
He has worked with many top rappers like Jay-Z, The L.O.X., and 50 Cent. He is also known for doing various commercials for brands.
DJ Envy has released many mixtapes and studio albums that became commercially successful. He has also appeared in many collaboration albums with various artists.
His net worth will most definitely increase since he is still very active in the music industry. He has assets and earns regular income that increase his net worth.
Source of Wealth
Envy’s source of wealth is mainly from this career as a DJ and music producer. He made good money from his various mixtapes and seven studio albums.
He makes money from producing songs and albums for other artists as well. Some of his collaborative earnings come from his appearances on songs or albums of artists like Jay-Z, 50 Cent and The L.O.X.
He is credited with the production of songs for The Murderers, Foxy Brown, Fabolous, DMX and Joe Budden.
Another source of income for DJ Envy is his various business investments. He has stakes in sneaker stores, car washes, etc
He is also one of those celebrities who earns money from Real Estate investment.
It would interest you to know that his appearances in TV shows and films over the years also gives him money.
Brand endorsement is another source of income for this A-List music producer. He has an endorsement and commercial advertisement deals with some brands.
He is currently the owner of a juice bar in Brooklyn, New York. He also owns a percentage stake in a company called Top Pop which manufactures Soda.
As a multi-talented DJ and music producer, his earnings will obviously increase with each new musical project he embarks upon.
He is the owner of the Kinnelon mansion located in New Jersey. This house was valued for $2 million in 2014 and It’s a seven-acre home with a petting zoo, carnival outlook with rides, and an in-house movie theatre.
In addition, we must mention that part of his net worth includes his fleet of luxury cars. According to reports, his car collection includes a Mercedes Benz SL Class valued at 100,000, a Range Rover supercharged, a Rolls Royce Wraith valued at $400,000, a Ferrari 458 Italia, a Dodge Challenger SRT8, and a Bentley Muslane valued at $240,000.
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DJ Envy was born in Queens, New York. He was born on the 3rd of September, 1977. His birth name is Raashaun Casey.
He grew up with his siblings in New York.
He went to Hampton University and earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
The 1990s: DJ Envy’s career as a disc jockey (DJ) and music producer started when he got acquainted with DJ Clue a neighborhood friend.
Clue mentored Envy to become a disc jockey after he was impressed by Envy’s beatbox performances.
Envy had worked with Clue as a gardener but the latter took him under his wings and started mentoring him as a DJ.
The 2000s: This period in DJ Envy’s career was the period that his career blossomed. He started making money from commercials and also performed for well-known artists and rappers.
Some of the artists he worked with include 50 Cent, Jay-Z and The L.O.X.
In 2003, DJ signed a record contract with the Desert Storm record label. This studio was owned by his mentor and neighborhood acquaintance DJ Clue.
He released his first studio album under that label titled “The Desert Storm Mixtape: Blok Party, Vol.1”.
Envy’s popularity in the 2000s soared when he regularly mixed songs that were played and hosted in Hot 97’s radio show called “Takin’ it to the Streets”.
The show was formerly hosted by Angie Martinez and ran from 12:00 am to 4:00 am. Envy would later fill in for Martinez in this morning show after Martinez became pregnant.
He was featured in the film “Blood of a Champion”(2006). His second studio album was released in 2007 and titled “The Co-Op (with Red Cafe)”.
In 2008, Envy started hosting his own shows on Hot 97 called “The People’s Mix” and “The People’s Choice Hit List”. These mix shows were hosted on Saturdays from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm and on Sundays from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm respectively.
He has produced many songs including collaborations song with artists like The Murderers, Foxy Brown DMX, Fabolous and Joe Budden.
In 2009, Envy released his third studio album titled “It’s Moovin'”.
The 2010s – Present: Envy began hosting a morning show known as the “The Breakfast Club” on Power 105. He co-hosted alongside Angela Yee and Chalamagne tha God.
A list of the albums he released during this period includes:
- “Love and Envy” (2011)
- “Audio Uprising, Vol. 1” (2011)
- “Full Breach. Vol. 5” (2014)
- “Just A Kid from Queens” (2018)
DJ Envy is married to his longtime girlfriend named Gia Casey. She is of a Chinese-Jamaican heritage. The couple married in 2001.
Gia runs a podcast called “The Casey Crew” which discusses and analyzes the highs and lows of relationships, marriage, and family.
She has a huge social media following and makes good money from this endeavor. Although she is not a rich as her husband she is actually his pillar of support.
DJ Envy and Gia have five children together namely Madison, London, and Brooklyn, Logan, and Jaxson.
He is also the President and CEO of a management and production company called BLOK Entertainment.
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