Who is Chrissy Lampkin?

Christine ‘Chrissy’ Lampkin was born on 27 April 1971 under the zodiac sign of Taurus, in Harlem, New York City USA. She is a 50-year-old reality TV star, producer, and an semi-actress probably best recognized for appearing in such reality TV series as “Chrissy & Mr. Jones”, “Jim & Chrissy: Vow Or Never”, and “Love And Hip Hop: New York”. She is also known as the long-term partner of famous rapper Jim Jones.

How rich is she, as of now? Chrissy Lampkin Net Worth

As of early 2022, Chrissy Lampkin’s net worth is estimated at over $300,000, acquired through her successful involvement in the world of entertainment.

In addition, her famous partner Jim Jones has a net worth estimated at over $400,000, earned through his music career.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Chrissy Lampkin spent her early years in her hometown, where she was raised by her parents; however, she remains silent when it comes to their names and professions, and it’s also unknown whether she has siblings or is an only child. She holds American nationality, belongs to the Afro Cuban-American ethnic group, and is a Christian. Chrissy hasn’t shared any details regarding her education.

Professional Career

In 1993, Chrissy made an appearance in the music video for the song “Gangsta Bitch” by rapper Apach, but only came to prominence for her relationship with Jim Jones after the two appeared in an 11-minute presentation tape, entitled “Keeping Up With The Joneses”, filmed in 2007, and represents a behind-the-screen drama following Jim Jones’ life; it led to the development of VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop” franchise. The show premiered on 6 March 2011 and featured Chrissy, Jim, and his mother Nancy, along with other personalities.

They remained on the show for two seasons until 2012, when they left to star in their own spin-off show entitled “Chrissy & Mrs. Jones”, for which she also served as an executive producer – it lasted for two seasons through 2013.

Thereafter, she moved to Miami to pursue her professional career in the real estate business, but in 2015 she featured in the music video for Jim’s song “We Fly High”, and the following year the two returned to appear in the six-part reality TV series “Jim & Chrissy: Vow Or Never”, broadcast on WE tv. They also appeared with Nancy in the WE tv reality show “Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars” in 2017.

Two years later, she rejoined the cast of “Love & Hip Hop: New York”, but left in 2020. Most recently, it’s announced that she will try herself as an actress in the role of Celeste in the upcoming family film “A Second Chance”, which is currently under post-production and set to be released in late 2022.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Chrissy Lampkin has long dark brown hair and dark brown eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 5ins (1.65m), while her weight is around 137lbs (62kgs). Information about her vital statistics, bra and shoe size isn’t available – her shoe size is 7 (US).

Personal Life

Chrissy Lampkin had a difficult childhood since at the age of 15 she was involved in various criminal acts, such as drug smuggling, robbery, and credit card schemes, and was even arrested in 1992 for being involved in an interstate drug trafficking ring.

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At the time, she reportedly had affair with drug dealer Alpo Martinez, and was also romantically involved with drug dealer Rich Porter, and even Jay-Z when he was 23 years old. Chrissy and Jim Jones started dating in 2004 after meeting each other in Miami.

Who is her long-term partner? Jim Jones Short Wiki/Bio

Joseph Guillermo Jones II was born on 15 July 1976 under the zodiac sign of Taurus, in The Bronx, New York City USA, the son of Joseph Guillermo Jones and Nancy Jones – his father, now deceased was of Puerto Rican descent, while his mother is Aruban. He has two sisters, named Keisha and Precious Jones. He went to a local Catholic school, but was expelled for skipping classes and engaging in criminal activities.

Career Beginnings

Jim Jones launched his music career when he co-formed the hip hop group The Diplomats, alongside Cam’ron and Freekey Zekey; they released two studio albums – “Diplomatic Immunity” in 2003 and “Diplomatic Immunity 2” in 2004. Their first album topped the US R&B chart and reached No. 8 on the Billboard 200 chart, eventually being certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Also in 2004, he started pursuing his solo career with his debut studio album “On My Way To Church”, which debuted at No. 18 on the Billboard 200.

Rise to Fame

In 2005, Jim released his second studio album “Harlem: Diary Of A Summer”, which became his highest-peaking album to date, since it topped both the Top R&B/Hip-Hop, and the Independent Albums charts, and debuted at No. 5 on the Billboard 200 chart; spawning such singles as “Baby Girl”, “Summer Wit Miami”, and “What You Been Drankin’ On”; at the same time, he landed an executive position in A&R at Entertainment One Music.

His third studio album, “Hustler’s P.O.M.E. (Product Of My Environment)” came out the following year – the lead single “We Fly High” reached No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart which became his biggest single to date, and achieved platinum certification from the RIAA.

In 2009, he released his fourth studio album “Pray IV Reign” through Columbia Records, and it reached No. 9 on the Billboard 200. Its lead single “Pop Champagne” peaked at No. 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and was certified gold by the RIAA. His fifth album “Capo” was distributed in 2011 with the lead single “Perfect Day”, debuting at No. 20 on the Billboard 200. His sixth and seventh studio albums, “Wasted Talent” (2018) and “El Capo” (2019), didn’t enter the top 100 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Other Ventures

In 2008, Jim Jones formed Byrd Gang and they released their debut album “M.O.B:  The Album” under Asylum Records.

He has launched the clothing lines Vampire Life and Nostic.

He also made his feature film debut in the 2005 crime film “State Poverty 2”, which was directed by Damon Dash, and made an appearance in the show “Crash: The Series”, as well as headlining the off-Broadway musical “Hip-Hop Monologues: Inside The Life And Mind Of Jim Jones”.

He is also part-owner of the Richmond Roughriders of the American Arena League.

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