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Joseph Bruce (Violent J) Net Worth

Joseph Bruce (Violent J) Net Worth is
$15 Million

Joseph Bruce (Violent J) Biography

Joseph Bruce was born on 28 April 1972, in Berkley, Michigan USA. Under his nickname “Violent J”, he is a rapper and record producer, known for being a part of the duo “Insane Clown Posse”. In addition to his career as a musician, he is also known as a professional wrestler. What is more, Joseph has also been associated as one of the founders of “Psychopathic Records” and “Juggalo Championship Wrestling”. Although he is 43 years old, Joseph still continues performing and creating music as well as participating in various wrestling competitions.

If you consider how rich Joseph Bruce is, it can be said that Joseph’s estimated net worth is $15 million, having gained a big part of this sum of money at the beginning of his career as a wrestler. Although he continues wrestling, the main source of his net worth now is his career as a rapper. Of course, there are many other activities, which also contribute to Bruce’s net worth.

Joseph Bruce (Violent J) Net Worth $15 Million

Joseph’s childhood was not perfect as his father left their family when he was still quite young and his mother had to support them on very low money. When Joseph was a teenager he became interested in music, especially rapping. In 1989 together with Joseph Utsler and John Utsler he released the song called “Party at the Top of the Hill”. However, Bruce also became involved in gang activities, even dropping out of school, and their activities as a band stopped for a while. Then in 1990 Joseph formed the band called “Inner City Posse” with Joey and John Utsler, and in 1991 they also created their own record label, “Psychopathic Records”. This had a huge impact on the growth of Joseph’s net worth. In the same year they changed their band name to the “Insane Clown Posse”. John Utsler left the band, leaving only Joseph Bruce and Joseph Utsler,so Joseph moved on to such bands as “Golden Goldies”, “Dark Lotus”, “Psychopathic Rydas” and “Soopa Villainz”. These activities also added to Bruce’s net worth, and in addition, Bruce has also released several EPs as a solo artist, which contributed to his popularity and success.

As mentioned, Joseph is also known as a wrestler, a career which began in 1983, but soon stopped when he became involved in gang life. In 1994 Bruce came back to wrestling, participating in various competitions. He wrestled with Al Snow, Sewer Dwella, Oman Tortuga, Diablo Santiago among others, and was quite successful, which increased his net worth to. Bruce continues wrestling up until now and it only prove the fact that Bruce is a very active and hardworking person.

Joseph has also appeared in such movies as “Big Money Hustlas”, “Death Racers”, “Big Money Rustlas” and others. It is clear, that Bruce is a very successful and talented person.

If to talk about Joseph Bruce’s personal life, it can be said that he is married to Michelle Bruce, with whom he has two children. However. Although Bruce has had various problems with the law, he has been able to overcome all of them and continue his successful careers. All in all, Joseph Bruce is a very talented and hardworking person. He has achieved a lot in several spheres and is still continuing his career.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Net Worth$15 Million
Date Of BirthApril 28, 1972
Place Of BirthBerkley, Michigan, United States
Height1.88 m
ProfessionRapper, record producer, and professional wrestler, and part of the hip hop duo Insane Clown Posse
NationalityAmerican
SpouseMichelle Rapp (m. 2013)
ChildrenJoseph Bruce, II, Ruby Bruce, Shiny Diamonds, If We Were A Gang, Yellow Brick Alleyway
ParentsLinda Bruce, Richard Bruce, Shiny Diamonds, If We Were A Gang, Yellow Brick Alleyway
SiblingsRobert Bruce, Theresa Bruce
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Violent_J
AwardsJCW Tag Team Champion, JCW Tag Team Champion with 2 Tuff Tony
Music GroupsInsane Clown Posse, Dark Lotus, Psychopathic Rydas, The Killjoy Club, Leaders of the New School
Movies"Carnival of Carnage" (1992), "The Shining" (2009), "Riddle Box" (1995), "The Great Milenko" (1997), “Big Money Hustlas” (2000), Big Money Rustlas (2010), Lopez Tonight (2011),A Family Underground (2009)
TV ShowsImpact Wrestling


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Son, Joseph Bruce II, born January 2005.
2In 1998, Eminem approached him with a flier to promote his "Slim Shady LP" release party, which read that ICP might make an appearance there. ICP had never met, or heard of Eminem at the time. He declined the "invitation", and Eminem took this as a personal insult and thus the battle between Eminem and ICP began.
3Released an autobiography entitled "Behind the Paint" in 2003.
4Favorite bands/artists include Prince, Michael Jackson, and Pearl Jam.
5In all of his CDs he gives credit to "the Butterfly"
6Had to pay a total of $100,000 out of his own pocket to complete the budget of the film Big Money Hustlas (2000), which he wrote.
7Turned down a role in Prison Song (2001) as a bigoted prison guard because he did not want to play a racist.


Trademarks

#Trademark
1Sprays the audience with Faygo soda at their shows


Quotes

#Quote
1People call us anti-gay for our lyrics all the time. That's lies, all lies. I've had many intimate relationships with juggalos as well as juggalettes, so you know I'm not judging. True clowns don't judge.
2I'll be quicker to kick an ass before I'll ever kiss one.


Filmography

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
West Coast2016writer: "Bi----s" - as Joseph Bruce
The Comix Scrutinizer2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
Todd's Pop Song Reviews2012TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Mimesis2011writer: "Where's God?"
A Family Underground2009Documentary performer: "So High", "Shiny Diamonds" / producer: "Shiny Diamonds" / writer: "Duk Da Fuk Down" - as Bullet / writer: "Headache", "Welcome To Thy Show", "Juggalo Family", "If I Was a Serial Killer", "Walk into the Darkness", "Hum Drum Boogie", "Ride the Tempest", "So High", "Shiny Diamonds", "Come Out To Play"
Death Racers2008Video writer: "Real Underground Baby", "Walk Into The Darkness", "Truly Alone", "Manic Depressive", "The People"
Psychopathic: The Videos2007Video writer: "Juggalo Homies", "Tilt A Whirl", "Halls Of Illusion", "Chicken Huntin'", "Another Love Song", "Chicken Huntin' Slaughterhouse Remix", "How Many Times?", "Bowling Balls", "Piggy Pie", "Hokus Pokus", "Real Underground Baby"
Evil Bong2006writer: "Like It Like That", "So High"
Demons at the Door2004Video writer: "Blaaam!!!"
Bowling Balls2004Video short writer: "Bowling Balls"
Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Volume 32003Video writer: "Down With The Clown", "Riddle Box", "Chicken Huntin' Slaughterhouse Remix"
Backyard Wrestling: Don't Try This at Home2003Video Game writer: "Chicken Huntin' Slaughterhouse Remix", "Down With The Clown" - as J. Bruce
Solaris2002writer: "Riddle Box" - as Joseph Bruce
Frontline2001TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Volume 12000Video writer: "Riddle Box", "Down With The Clown", "The Dead One", "Chicken Huntin' Slaughterhouse Remix", "What is a Juggalo?"
Big Money Hustlas2000Video writer: "Fuck the World", "Cotton Candy", "Bring It On", "Ninjas", "Bitches", "Spin the Bottle"
Heavy Metal 20002000writer: "Dirt Ball" - as Bruce
Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Vol. 22000Video writer: "Riddle Box", "Down With The Clown", "What Is A Juggalo?"
The Fear1995writer: "Dead Body Man"

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Big Money Rustlas2010Big Baby Chips
Death Racers2008VideoViolent J
Bowling Balls2004Video shortJ
WCW Monday Nitro1999-2000TV SeriesViolent J.
Fall Brawl2000TV MovieViolent J.
WCW Thunder2000TV SeriesViolent J.
Big Money Hustlas2000VideoBig Baby Sweets Ape Boy
WCW World Championship Wrestling1999TV SeriesViolent J.

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Big Money Rustlas2010original story - as Joe Bruce / screenplay - as Joe Bruce
Bowling Balls2004Video short
Big Money Hustlas2000Video as Joseph Bruce

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Death Racers2008Video composer: additional music - as Insane Clown Posse

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Juggalohio2011Video short special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Unplanned America2014TV Series documentaryHimself
Insane Clown Posse Theater2013-2014TV SeriesHimself
Down with Clowns2013DocumentaryHimself
American Psycho Tour2012Himself
Tosh.02012TV SeriesHimself
1000 Ways to Die2011TV Series documentaryHimself
Attack of the Show!2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Aqua Teen Hunger Force2010TV SeriesHimself
A Family Underground2009DocumentaryHimself
The Hitchcock of HipHop2008VideoHimself
JCW SLAM TV, Volume 22007VideoHimself
Psychopathic: The Videos2007VideoHimself (segments "Homies" - "Tilt A Whirl" - "We don't die" - "Halls of Illusions" - "Chicken Huntin" - "Another love song" - "How many times?'" - "Bowling balls" - "The people" - "Piggy pie" - "Hokus pokus" - "Let's go all the way'" - "'Real underground baby") / Bullet (segments "Duk da fuk down" - "Real underground baby") / Fats Pepper (segment "Raw deal") / ...
PWU Power Surge TV2007TV SeriesHimself
JCW SLAM TV, Volume 12007VideoHimself
The (White) Rapper Show2007TV SeriesHimself
The Chronicles of the Dark Carnival2006TV MovieHimself
Howard Stern on Demand2006TV SeriesHimself
Backyard Wrestling 2: There Goes the Neighborhood2004Video GameHimself (voice)
NWA: Total Nonstop Action2004TV SeriesHimself
Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Volume 32003VideoHimself - The Insane Clown Posse / Diamond Donovan Douglas (voice)
Howard Stern1998-2003TV SeriesHimself
Insane Clown Posse: Bootlegged in L.A.2003Video documentaryHimself
The Purple Show2003Video documentaryHimself
Born Twiztid: Beyond the Freekshow2002Video shortHimself
Music Jamboree2002TV Series documentaryHimself
MADtv2002TV SeriesHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2002TV SeriesHimself
Frontline2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Volume 12000VideoHimself - Insane Clown Posse / Diamond Donovan '3D' Douglas (voice)
The Howard Stern Radio Show1999-2000TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Juggalo Championshxt Wrestling Vol. 22000VideoHimself - Insane Clown Posse / Diamond Donovan Douglas (voice)
Behind the Music1999TV Series documentaryHimself
WCW Road Wild1999TV MovieHimself
WWE Raw1998TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Insane Clown Posse
Summerslam1998TV SpecialHimself - The Insane Clown Posse / The Oddities
WWE Sunday Night Heat1998TV SeriesHimself (1998-1999)
Shockumentary1997DocumentaryHimself
ECW Hardcore Heaven '971997TV SpecialHimself - The Insane Clown Posse
WCW Worldwide Wrestling1975TV SeriesHimself (1998-1999)

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Vanilla Ice Archive2012DocumentaryHimself
Death of an Indie label2011DocumentaryHimself
WWE Summerslam: The Complete Anthology, Vol. 32009Himself
WWE: Greatest Stars of the '90s2009VideoHimself
Hatchet Attacks: Live from Red Rocks2008Video documentaryHimself
Howard Stern on Demand2006TV SeriesHimself
Road Warriors: The Life and Death of Wrestling's Most Dominant Tag Team2005Video documentaryHimself
The Rise & Fall of ECW2004Video documentaryHimself
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