Are you an adrenaline junkie and a motorhead? Then you must be familiar with the show Street Outlaws: Memphis. You must also have heard about JJ Da Boss. Da Boss had a love for muscle cars since he was a kid. Boss also used to race with every car he had with his friends on the streets of Memphis and Arkansas.
JJ is a fast talker, and if you’re betting with him, you better be careful, or you’ll end up barefoot in the street of Memphis. The adrenaline junkie TV star JJ Da Boss show has enjoyed a lot of popularity and has collected many supporters.
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Before we get into the life of the adrenaline junkie JJ Da Boss, let us turn our heads to some of his quick facts.
JJ Da Boss: Quick Facts
|Date of Birth||August 10, 1973|
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
|Salary||$40,210 Per Year (Approx.)|
Who is JJ Da Boss??- Bio and Real Name
So, who is JJ Da Boss? A simple answer is that Da Boss is the face of the reality TV show Street Outlaws: Memphis, a show about underground street racing set in Memphis. The adrenaline junkie TV star was born on 10th August 1973. For those wondering, his real name is Jonathan Day, and he was raised in Joiner, Arkansas.
Da Boss has engaged in a life of car racing and hustling since he was a teenager. However, there is no information regarding the adrenaline junkies educational background. We indeed know that Da Boss completed his high school at Rivercrest School. His school days is the era when he fell in love with racing. And this young man turned from Jonathan to JJ Da Boss.
Just like Dominic Toretto from the Fast and Furious series, Da Boss also started racing from a young age. Boss first followed his parent’s roofing ventures for 20 years. But due to his interest in cars and racing, Boss invested his income from the roofing venture to participate in illegal car racing.
Because of street racing and other bad decisions that Da Boss made was turned against him. Thus he was sent eight years into prison. After prison, JJ re-evaluated his life for cars by fixing and selling old cars rather than cutting off illegal parts.
JJ Da Boss Net Worth and Income
The American TV star has an approximate net worth of $2 million as of 2020. As per the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, American race car drivers earn a handsome salary of $40,210 per year, and their payroll varies from $16,020 to $166,400.
However, the star himself has not said much when it comes to his earnings and assets. Hence, to this date, the Boss’s exact income and profits are unknown.
Cars and Store
Da Boss’s first race car was a 1996 Chevy II Nova. He even modified the beauty with 402 big blocks out of an old and rusty Bob truck.
As for now, this TV star owns a lot of cars under his name. Not to mention, he also names the vehicles he owns. Some of them under his possession are Ole Heavy Puddle Jumper and Heifer.
Likewise, he profoundly loves muscle cars and indeed has a wide variety of cars ranging from Dodges to vintage ones.
JJ Da Boss Career and Show
After returning from prison, Da Boss changed his ways of earning his livelihood. From doing illegal business to the legal firm of buying old cars, modifying them, and selling them. But JJ also used to do some tweaks in the underground street racing.
After many years of working, JJ Da Boss made his television debut in an episode of Street Outlaws titled Street Mission, which aired on December 26, 2016.
Two years afterward, Boss was given his reality TV series titled, Street Outlaws: Memphis. The show premiered on the discovery channel on January 15, 2018. Not only the show stars JJ, but also his ready and rough team from Memphis, Tennesse. A close-knit group that has been working together for a long time.
Following an eight-episode run, the first season wrapped up on March 4, 2018. Not long after that, it was announced that the second season had started filming in April 2018. As far as we can tell, it will be released sometime next year.
Personal Life: JJ Da Boss Family and Wife
Many might not know this, but Jonathan is a married man as of now. Da Boss is married to Tricia Day. She is nicknamed ‘Midget‘ since she is short. Similarly, Tricia, short for Patricia Day, is a natural-born street racer. Hence, she does not let her short height from stopping her from pumping those has pedals.
However, there is no information regarding JJ’s relationship before the fame and money. In the same manner, the age of Boss’s wife Tricia, is currently unknown.
Moreover, no public member can tell when the couple started dating or even the time they first met. Clearly, Boss has made a fine line between his personal life and his professional career.
However, it can be said that Tricia and Da Boss have known each other for the past twenty years, with a marriage that has lasted for ten years. Therefore it means straight that the duo dated for ten years straight and tied their knot. But in spite of the fame, there are no pictures of the wedding to show how the wedding exactly looked like.
Talking about the 45-year-old American racer’s children turned into a TV star, Boss, aka Jonathan, has been blessed with 11 children. The names of the children are unknown. And on top of that, he has five grand-kids. But it is mentioned that Tricia is not the mother of the children.
Further, any additional details on his children are unknown since Da Boss keeps his private life, well, private.
JJ Da Boss Controversy
Considering his background and jail record, many assume JJ Da Boss to be linked with many rumors and controversies. Well, there are not many controversies regarding the star JJ Da Boss.
However, a small controversy did arise when there were rumors about the relationship between Da Boss and his student Precious Copper dating. But the stories proved to be false because Da Boss is in a happy relationship with his wife, Midget.
Come to think of it, Precious, aka Queen of the Street, is a close friend of Tricia. And Cooper might be good at terrorizing the streets of Memphis but doing the same to her friend, no way.
Precious, on the other hand, takes JJ as a mentor. JJ, however, has successfully managed Copper in the industry of car racing. In the field that is traditionally dominated by men, Copper, through the motivation of her mentor JJ, has managed to perform equally well.
Social Media Presence
JJ Da Boss is active on all social media platforms. He has accounts on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.
Facebook – 276k Followers
Instagram – 137k Followers
Twitter – 5,516 Followers