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Jam Master Jay

Hip Hop DJ

Born on January 21, 1965.
Died at the age of 37 on October 30, 2002.
Cause of Death: Fatally shot in a recording studio by an unknown assailant.

Jam Master Jay
He has been dead for 21 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 59 years old.

People who died in 2002.
Famous people who were murdered.
Rappers who died young.

Which generation did Jam Master Jay belong to?

Jam Master Jay was a part of the Generation X demographic cohort.


"So he wasn't a boomer?!"

Jam Master Jay was not a boomer. The boomer generation ended in 1964, whereas he was born 1 year later in 1965.

What was his real name?

His real name was Jason Mizell.

What was he known for?

He was the DJ for the Hip Hop group "Run-D.M.C".

What were his nicknames?

His nicknames / aliases were: "DJ Jazzy Jase" and "Jam Master Funk"

Which star sign was Jam Master Jay?

He had the star sign Aquarius.

Life Path Number

His Life Path Number was 7.

How tall was he?

Jam Master Jay was around 6 foot tall. In centimeters, his height was 182 cm.

This means that he was noticeably taller than the average American male.

See also: Celebrities who are 6 foot.

How old would Jam Master Jay be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 59 years old.

That means that he'd be roughly the same age as the following people:

Eddie Vedder

Eddie Vedder

Musician
Born on December 23, 1964
Star Sign: Capricorn

Teal Marchande

Teal Marchande

Actress
Born on January 11, 1965
Star Sign: Capricorn

DJ Jazzy Jeff

DJ Jazzy Jeff

Hip Hop DJ
Born on January 22, 1965
Star Sign: Aquarius

Chris Rock

Chris Rock

Comedian
Born on February 7, 1965
Star Sign: Aquarius

How many years ago did he die?

He died 21 years, 5 months, and 14 days ago.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Thursday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Wednesday.

How long ago did Jam Master Jay die?

He died in October 2002, which was over 21 years ago. Two decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child who was born on the same day that he died would be in college by now.
  • Since Jam Master Jay's death in 2002, roughly five FIFA World Cups and six US presidential elections have taken place.
  • He died just before cameras on cell phones became the norm.
  • Since his death, the United States has had three new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had six new prime ministers.
  • Because he died in 2002, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Rihanna, Kanye West, 50 Cent, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, LeBron James, and Mark Zuckerberg.
  • He did not live long enough to see the film The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.

Other people who died around October 30, 2002

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Jam Master Jay.

Lana Clarkson

Lana Clarkson

American actress Deceased
Died on Feb 3, 2003, at the age of 40.
Star Sign: Aries

Curt Hennig

Curt Hennig

Wrestler Deceased
Died on Feb 10, 2003, at the age of 44.
Star Sign: Aries

Fred Rogers

Fred Rogers

Television host Deceased
Died on Feb 27, 2003, at the age of 74.
Star Sign: Pisces

People who are the same height as Jam Master Jay

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

Tim Burton

Tim Burton

Filmmaker.
Born on August 25, 1958
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry

Guitarist Deceased
Born on October 18, 1926
Height: 1.87m / 6 ft 2 inches

Dax Shepard

Dax Shepard

Actor
Born on January 2, 1975
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Beauden Barrett

Beauden Barrett

Rugby player
Born on May 27, 1991
Height: 1.87m / 6 ft 2 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Cuba Gooding, Jr

Cuba Gooding, Jr

Actor
Born on January 2, 1968
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Vincent Pastore

Vincent Pastore

Actor
Born on July 14, 1946
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Michael K. Williams

Michael K. Williams

Actor Deceased
Born on November 22, 1966
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

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