Jatavia Shakara Johnson is a rapper best known as one-half of the Miami-based hip hop duo known as City Girls. She rose to fame with her appearance in Drake’s In My Feeling song. The rapper is also recognized for releasing her single, Twerk, which featured Cardi B.
What is JT's real name? Her real name is Jatavia Shakara Johnson. Read on to know more about her age, height, parents, and baby.
- Full name: Jatavia Shakara Johnson
- Nickname: JT
- Gender: Female
- Date of birth: 3rd December 1992
- Age: 29 years (as of 2021)
- Zodiac sign: Sagittarius
- Place of birth: Opa-Locka, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States of America
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: African-American
- Religion: Christianity
- Sexuality: Straight
- Height in feet: 5 feet 4 inches
- Height in centimetres: 163
- Height in metres: 1.63
- Weight in pounds: 128
- Weight in kilogrammes: 58
- Hair colour: Black
- Eye colour: Dark brown
- Marital status: Single
- Boyfriend: Lil Uzi Vert
- Siblings: 2
- Profession: Rapper and social media influencer
- Jatavia Shakara Johnson's Instagram: @thegirljt
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Jatavia Shakara Johnson's biography
Where is Jatavia Shakara Johnson from? JT from City Girls was born in Opa-Locka, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States of America. She is of African-American descent, and her nationality is American.
JT was brought up in Carol City and Liberty City, Florida, and admits that life was not easy back then. The names of Jatavia Shakara Johnson's parents are not known, but she has two siblings.
Her mother was a drug addict, which made her life very hard. She started performing in nightclubs, strip clubs, and block parties to earn a living.
How old is JT?
JT's age is 29 years as of 2021. She was born on 3rd December 1992, and her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
What does Jatavia Shakara Johnson do?
JT is a rapper who started performing when she was a teenager. However, she gained global attention after appearing in Drake's song, In My Feelings. She is one-half of the duo known as City Girls. Her partner is Yung Miami, with whom she grew up.
One of the first jams by the duo was titled F*ck Dat Nigga, and it was a diss track for their ex-boyfriends who did not give them cash. On 16th November 2018, City Girls released their first album known as Girl Code.
The album has 13 tracks, including On the Low, Swerve, Act Up, P*nties an Bra, Broke Boy, Clout Chasin’, and Twerk.
Twerk featured Cardi B, and it was well-received by fans, earning platinum certification. City Girls released the second album titled City on Lock on 20th June 2020.
Besides music, JT is a social media influencer. She has over 4.7 million followers on Instagram, and she uses her account to endorse various brands. Some of the brands she has endorsed are Dior, Body By Raven Tracy, Hermes, BOTTEGA VENETA by Daniel Lee, Rick Owens, and Emilio Pucci.
Lovelife and pregnancy rumours
JT's love life is rather complicated. Following her release from federal custody, she dated Lil Uzi. Jatavia Shakara Johnson and Lil Uzi made their relationship official via Instagram in 2021.
However, they unfollowed each other on the social media platform, sparking rumours of their breakup. They appeared to have mended the relationship shortly afterwards.
In September 2021, there were speculations that JT was expectant with Lil Uzi's child because her tummy looked fuller on stage. She also insinuated experiencing morning sickness on her social media stories.
Neither JT nor Lil Uzi has addressed the rumours, so details of Jatavia Shakara Johnson's baby are mere speculations.
Before going to prison, Jatavia Shakara Johnson and Lil Yachty were a couple. They dated from 2017 to 2019. JT called out her ex, Lil Yatchy, for maltreating her during her stay in prison. She claimed he cheated on her while she was serving her jail term.
He claimed that Lil Yatchy was a liar who took another woman to his grandmother's funeral. The two were signed with Quality Control records at the time.
Why did JT go to jail?
Shortly after the release of the single F*ck Dat Nigga, JT was arrested. What did Jatavia Shakara Johnson do? She was charged with aggravated identity theft on fraudulent credit card charges. The judge sentenced her to 24 months in federal prison.
After a pushback of her surrender date, the rapper turned herself in on 29th June 2018. She started serving her 24-month jail sentence in July that year at FCI Tallahassee.
Her date of release was set to be 21st March 2020. Before her release, she was transferred to a halfway house in Atlanta. While in Atlanta, she was granted permission to leave during the day to visit her loved ones and go to work.
She was officially released from federal custody on 7th March 2020. She celebrated her freedom by releasing the track titled JT First Day Out.
Jatavia Shakara Johnson's height
The rapper is 5 feet 4 inches or 163 centimetres tall and she weighs about 128 pounds or 58 kilogrammes. She has dark brown hair and black eyes.
Jatavia Shakara Johnson, alias JT, is a member of a rapping duo known as City Girls. She was incarcerated for identity theft but has since been released, and fans expect her to release more music in the future.
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