Fat Joe — Ethnic Who, Parents, Nationality

By | March 18, 2017

Popular as Fat Joe, his original Ethnicity is of Puerto Rican, Cuban. Born as Joseph Antonio Cartagena, is a popular rapper, check his family, religion and more.  Joe is a popular rapper in America. Since more than two decades he maintained his popularity and got an enormous fan following throughout America. His talent in singing and rapping has brought him an uncountable fortune in his life.

Fat Joe

Ethnicity : Puerto Rican and Cuban

Name Joseph Antonio Cartagena
Date of Birth August 19, 1970
Occupation Rapper
Parents Father: Ernesto Delgado
Mother: Marie Cartagena
Fat Joe Net Worth $5 Million
Languages English
Religion Christian
Children’s Son: Ryan Cartagena
Son: Joey Cartagena
Daughter: Azariah Cartagena
Relationship Status Married
Fat Joe Wife Lorena Joe
Sun Sign Leo

Fat Joe was born in New York. He was raised in public housing by Cuban and Puerto Rican parents. He has a brother who introduced him to rap music. Joe married Lorena Cartagena (Instagram star) and got two children named Joey and Ryan. Fat was also known to had affair with Emily B who is a popular styling expert and Karrine Steffans who also has made name in Hip Hop industry.

Joseph was a heavy weight guy which is was he was named as Fat Joe. But he successfully lost the weight which was covered by several high-end magazines as well. Joe’s family, wife and children resided in Miami. Joe’s elder son named Joey is a boy with special needs. Fat was residing with his wife and 3 children in Tenafly in New York prior to his arrest in the year 2013 for the tax evasion.

Ethnicity and Religion

Being raised by parents of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent, he brought his ethnicity from there and Joe belongs to Christian religion. But Joe has himself admitted to him being very much influenced by the Zulu nation Culture.


Born in New York City, Fat Joe has American nationality.


Joe started stealing things and money in his childhood itself to support his family. With his brother introducing him to Rap industry, he took it very seriously and worked real hard. 1990’s were great time for fresh artists in the field of music. Joe took a chance to give stage performances continuously. He got himself totally involved into the world of Hip Hop and he also added up break dance and graffiti art in his performances.

Later Fat Joe formed his own record label and started involving young artists and continued releasing his debut albums one by one with a gap of two to three years. Joe started writing his own songs and soon became a famous song writer too. Soon he even started his acting career.

Net worth

The current net worth of Fat Joe is  estimated to be more than $5 million as of 2017. He earns his income from various sources like his albums, musical concerts, movies and from his own company. He even has several endorsement deals with major brands in America.


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