Joe was once in serious relationship with some unknown girl who has not been exposed in the media. He has also a son named, Trey Budden from this relationship.
Joe was an addict since he was in his early teens. After having a hot dispute with his mom, he agreed to attain rehab in 1997. Joe was interested in free styling since he was in his high school. He also took part in free styling with his high school mates but he claimed that he always won those battles. As his popularity was growing in his high school, he made his appearance with the music artists like DJ Clue, DJ Kayslay, and Cutmaster C in their mix tapes. With years of struggle and dedication, he was finally able to release his debut album in 2003. It was released under the title, Joe Budden on 10th of July. He also got his only nomination in Grammy Awards from this album. His net worth is said to be around $1.5 million.