Joseph Bruce

Net Worth: $13'000'000

Joseph Bruce

$13'000'000

Joseph Bruce, also known as Violent J, is an American rapper, producer, and professional wrestler who has a net worth of $13’000’000. Joe Bruce, also known as Shaggy 2 Dope, is a member of the hip hop duo Insane Clown Posse. They co-founded the label Psychopathic Records. Additionally and Juggle Championship Wrestling is an independent professional wrestling promotion. Table of Contentedly Life and Career Beginnings Insane Clown Posse Other Projects Start of Professional Wrestling Career WWF and WCW Other Promotions Personal Life and Legal Troubles Early Life and Career Beginnings Joseph Bruce was born in 1972 in Berkley, Michigan to parents Linda and Richard. He has two older sisters named Theresa and Robert. Bruce’s father absconded with all the money his family had for himself. After moving to Oak Park, Bruce Later met John User and his younger brother Joey who Later helped form Insane Clown Posse. Together the three Boys became heavily into rap music and released the single Party at the Top of the Hill under the name JJ Boys in 1989. Bruce moved into River Rouge After dropping out of school in the ninth grade with his friend Rudy. He established a gang called Inner City Posse, which terrorized the crowd with tear gas. After he and his mother were attacked by a rival gang, they fled to Bonnie Done, North Carolina, where Bruce’s brother was stationed in the US Army. Bruce returned to Michigan at the age of 17 and had a brief professional wrestling career. He then formed the music group Inner City Posse with Joey and John User and published the EP basement Cuts. In 1991 the group founded its own label, Psychopathic Records, with record store owner Alex Abbess. Inner City Posse decided to change its name to Insane Clown Posse in late 1991. The group released its debut album Carnival of Carnage, The following year. ” John User left the group just before this, making Insane Clown Posse a duo composed of Bruce, who goes by the name Violent J, and Joey User, who goes by Shaggy 2 Dope. Throughout The 90s, The duo released The albums “Ringmaster”, “Riddle Box”, “The Great Milano”, and “The Amazing Jacket Brothers. ” Later albums have included “Bazaar”, “The Tempest”, “The Marvelous Missing Link: Lost”, and “Fearless Fred Fury. Over the years, Insane Clown Posse has won two platinum and five gold albums. It has established a devoted cult following known as Juggles members. The supernatural-themed songs of The duo center on a concept known as The Dark Carnival, a kind of limbo state where The dead are judged. The Insane Clown Posse is well known for violent lyrics and outrageous over-the-top performances. Michel Boutique/Getty ImagesOther Projects Beyond Insane Clown Posse, Bruce has been a member of various other Projects and music groups. Among them was Golden Goldie’s, a comical collective that wrote lyrics solely about gold. Later, in 1998, Bruce was a part of Dark Lotus, and in 1999, they helped form the hip hop group Psychopathic Roads. The latter group reuses popular hip hop beats without paying to license The original songs, effectively making their albums bootlegs. Bruce was a member of the supergroup SOPA Villain from 2002 to 2005, which released its only album, Furious, in 2005. Start of Professional Wrestling Career Early on in the 90s, after deciding to distance himself from gang life, Bruce began his career in Professional Wrestling on the independent circuit. In 1994 He returned to Wrestling under the name of Hector Hatchet, and between recording sessions, he competed for Midwest Championship Wrestling. Bruce continued to compete in independent promotions Over the next three years, including NSA Mid-American Wrestling and IRA mid-south. Together with User, Bruce participated In the Hardcore Heaven Extreme Championship Wrestling program In 1997 and performed songs. In 1998 Insane Clown Posse was invited by the World Wrestling Federation to perform the entrance theme for the Wrestling group the Oddities. Bruce and User also appeared on the WWF’s SummerS lam program and rapped live. After the announcement of their decision, the two were invited to return to the live broadcast of Monday Night Raw, during which They asked if They could wrestle. After promoter Vincent McMahon agreed, Insane Clown Posse entered into a feud with the wrestling tag team the Headbangers. However, McMahon was forced to break up the feud when their debut match got too heated. Bruce and User were put into other matches later on, including one with Steve Austin. Following a botched tour of eighty cities with his own promotion, Bruce went on to wrestle in User’s World Championship Wrestling. The pair created two stables and made their debut on Monday Nitro in a tag team match in 1999. On Monday, Nitro continued to wrestle against opponents such as Public defender Lenny Lane Lodi and 3 Count. In December 1999, Bruce and User created their own Wrestling promotion Juggle Championship Wrestling. After defeating Doing the Clowns, they became the first JCW Tag Team Champions – a title they defended in 2003. Bruce continues to wrestle for JCW and appears as the Violent J in a variety of promotions on the independent circuit. In 2013 Bruce married Michelle Rap. They had two children, Joseph II and Ruby, and split In 2016. Bruce then dated briefly with artist Plaza Rose. Bruce has been involved in a number of conflicts with the law throughout his life. He was imprisoned for 90 days From 1989 to 1990 for robbery, death threats, and violating probation. Later in the 1990s, he was arrested for allegedly hitting a concert attendance member repeatedly with a microphone. Bruce has also been charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct and misdemeanor assault on numerous other occasions.

ID: 1062610
Published: 19/08/2022
Views: 19
Apr 28, 1972
Male
7063
Record Producer, Author, Rapper, Film Score Composer, Actor, Wrestler, Screenwriter
United States of America

Present Rank:

7063

Historical Rank:

8876

Date of Birth:

Apr 28, 1972

Date of Death:

Age:

50

Profession:

Record Producer, Author, Rapper, Film Score Composer, Actor, Wrestler, Screenwriter

Nationality:

United States of America

Gender:

Male

Height:

1.88m

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