Jelly Roll Biography & Net Worth

Jelly Roll Net Worth

Jelly Roll Biography & Net Worth

Popular Name: Jelly Roll
Real Name: Jason DeFord
Birth Date: December 4, 1986
Birth Place:
Antioch, Tennessee
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 7 in
Weight: 90kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Bunnie Xo
Children: Bailee and Noah Buddy Deford
Profession: Rapper
Years active: 2010 Till Date
Net Worth: $2 Million
Last Updated: 2021

Jason DeFord aka Jelly Roll is an American rapper and musician. He is known for his collaborations with Lil Wyte, Struggle Jennings, Haystack and Ryan Upchurch. He also known for his albums like Goodnight Nashville, Beautiful Disaster and No Filter. Jelly Roll draws inspiration from folk music, Motown, country and Outlaw and these are what he plays most. He has distinct tattoos on his face, most notably John 15:13. This article covers Jelly Roll net worth, biography and other interesting facts about him, like his age, career, wife, children and others.

Early Life & Biography

Jelly was born in Antioch, Tennesse on 4th December, 1986 . He grew up in the Southside community of Antioch and faced lots of difficulty growing up. But despite these challenges he remained focused and forged on to become the star that he is now. All he wanted was to have a successful career and he learned how to fight through the obstacles. He was at a time imprisoned as a result of improper conduct and illegal activities and he got out of there determined to stay out of trouble and focus on his career. His earliest music memories comes from dancing in the kitchen with his mother.


Jelly Roll came into limelight in 2010 through a collaboration with Lil Wyte titled “Pop Another Pill” and the song went on to reach over 1 million YouTube views. The success of this song led to the release of SNO debut Album ” Year Round” produced by DJ Paul and Juicy J in April 2011. SNO is an American rap group consisting of Jelly Roll, BPZ and Lil Wyte.

Jelly Roll subsequently released several mixtapes including the Gamblin’ on a Whiteboy series and the Therapeuitic Music series. He dropped his debut studio album “The Big Sal Story” on October 26, 2012. Jelly has released several collaborative albums, two with Lil Wyte, three with Struggle Jennings, two with Haystack, and one under the SNO group.

His 2013 mixtape “Whiskey, Weed, & Women ” was initially titled Whiskey, Weed, & Waffle House” , but he had to change the name and logo after being threatened with legal action by the restaurant on the use of its name and logo on the cover. A “cease and desist” stamp replaced the Waffle House logo on the replacement cover.

Jelly Roll has had a good measure of success in his career as a rapper and musician. His “No Filter” album with Lil Wyte reached 42 on the Billboard Top Independent Albums and number 23 on the Billboard Top RB albums chart.


Jelly Roll has dropped lots of studio albums, extended plays and mixtapes. Some of these have been individual projects while others have been collaborative.

Studio Albums

  • Year Round
  • Strictly Business
  • The Big Sal Story
  • No Filter
  • Business As Usual
  • Sobriety Sucks
  • No Filter 2
  • Addiction Kills
  • Waylon & Willie
  • Waylon & Willie 2
  • Waylon & Willie 3
  • Goodnight Nashville
  • Whiskey Sessions 2
  • A Beautiful Disaster


  • Gamblin On A White Boy 4
  • Mid-Grade Miracle
  • Whiskey, Weed & Women
  • Biggest Loser
  • Therapeutic Music 5

Extended Plays

  • Whiskey Sessions
  • Crosses & Crossroads

Personal Life

Jelly Roll is married to Bunnie Xo and he has two kids Bailee and Noah Buddy Deford . He loves to eat at Waffle House restaurant despite his dispute with them as he loves the food there. He has lots of tattoos on his body but according to him, they are not a reflection of who he is but of who he was. The southern rapper who was once a gangster is today a reformed man with a cute and lovely family.

Age Height and Weight

Jelly Roll is 33 years and was born on December 4th 1986. He is 5 ft 7 inches tall and weighs 90 kg.

Awards & Achievements

Jelly Roll has not yet received any outstanding award in his career but he has played to sold out shows. He has played at Nashville’s biggest and best known show and he is always excited about it, more than any other in his career.

Jelly Roll Net Worth

Jelly Roll is a successful rapper and musician. Jelly Roll net worth is estimated at $ 2 million. He has earned most of his income through album and mixtape sales, adverts on his YouTube channel and tickets for his concerts. Income earned through sponsorships and endorsement deals has also contributed to Jelly Roll net worth. He has age on his side and a great career and we are optimistic that his net worth would continue to grow over time

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