Jimmy Wopo - Updated Jun 2024

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Jimmy Wopo

Jimmy Wopo was a popular American rapper and songwriter. Jimmy Wopo lost his life in the double shoot at Middle Hill, Pittsburgh.

Early Life

Jimmy Wopo was born on 13th January 1997 in Pittsburgh, California, United States, United States. Jimmy is American by nationality. He was born into an Afro-American family. The zodiac sign of Jimmy is Capricorn. Similarly, Jimmy follows Christianity.

The famous rapper hasn’t revealed anything regarding his family. He liked to maintain a low profile regarding his parents and siblings. Likewise, his educational details are also not known. However, he might have completed his school-level education.


Jimmy Wopo lost his life in the late afternoon of June 18, 2018, at the age of 21. Jimmy, along with his manager Taylor Maglin was traveling in his car when a gunman drove past in a car, pushed down the window, and fired on Wopo’s vehicle. When the vehicle stopped at a road in Pittsburgh’s Hill District neighborhood, the gunman hit Wopo and his manager during a drive-by shooting, and later killed Wopo.

Jimmy and his manager were taken to the UPMC Presby Hospital with the help of the local public. Unfortunately, Jimmy couldn’t survive while his manager survived his wounds. Apart from this, just before 26 minutes of this incident, fellow rapper, XXXTentacion was also gunned down during a robbery in Florida and later died.

Jimmy Wopo – Professional Life

Jimmy Wopo started his career in January 2015, by uploading his original tracks to his SoundCloud account. Later, he partnered with Taylor Maglin, the owner of the Pittsburgh-based blog “The Daily Loud” to publicize his music.

His collaboration with Taylor helped him to accumulate millions of views for his music videos on his YouTube channel. After gaining huge success, an urban hip-hop blog WorldStarHipHop completely debuted five of his music videos in 2016. Similarly, on July 24, 2016, Jimmy launched his debut project, an eight-track album named “Woponese” on Daily Loud. 

In November 2016, Jimmy collaborate with rapper Hardo to release a nine-track joint album that featured ShadyHigler, 21 Savage, and Wiz Khalifa. Likewise, he also shot into fame after he released his single named “Elm Street”.

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Caption: Jimmy singing live (source: Instagram)

Relationship Status

There is no valid information about his relationship status on the web. However, Jimmy was either married or in a relationship with his girlfriend. He had three children named Aubree Shan Bradford, Tru’Love Lee Smart, and Travon Jr.

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Caption: Jimmy with his child (source: post-gazette.com)

Jimmy Wopo – Legal Issues

Jimmy Wopo got arrested during a traffic stop in Washington County on February 7, 2016. Police found two stamped bags of suspected heroin and a small amount of marijuana in his car. Therefore, Jimmy and two others were prosecuted on drug charges and underage drinking charges and hence placed in jail with a $25,000 bond.

While he was out, Jimmy landed in jail due to a probation violation as he failed to inform the officials of his trip to New York. While in Jail, the rapper wrote a whole album entitled “Back Against The Wall”. Jimmy recorded this album on the first day he got out of jail.

Body Measurement

Jimmy Wopo had a pretty well-shaped and well-maintained body. Further, Jimmy had attractive mesmerizing black eyes and short black hair. Likewise, the talented rapper stood tall at a height of around 5 feet and 10 inches or 1.8 meters.

Similarly, he had a body weight of 78 kg or 171 pounds. Other than this, his actual body measurements (Chest-Wasit-Hip) were 38-29-35 inches. In addition, Jimmy used to wear a shoe of 8 inches.

Social Media 

When it comes to his social media handles, Jimmy was quite active on them. Firstly, he had a Facebook page where he had over 13k people. Similarly, the popular rapper is followed by over 163k followers on his @woponese Instagram account. Likewise, Jimmy joined Twitter in February 2016 and has more than 36.6k followers on his @jimmywopo_ account. In addition, Jimmy had a YouTube channel under his name with a huge 148k subscribers.

Jimmy Wopo

Caption: Jimmy with his car (source: Soundcloud)

Jimmy Wopo – Net Worth 2024

According to some online resources, Jimmy Wopo had an approximate net worth of $500,000 US dollars at the time of death. He earned this huge amount of money through his music career.