Jason Joel Desrouleaux, popularly known as Jason Derulo, is an American pop star, singer, dancer and songwriter born on the 21st September 1989. The singer was born in Miramar, Florida, United States of America. He is best known for his hit singles “Wiggle”, “Whatcha Say”, “Talk Dirty” and other famous songs.
He was a student in a performing art school in Florida, where he studied Opera and Ballet. He showed his interest in composing and attempting music early. He wrote his first song at the age of eight and was already good enough to write songs for popular artists in his teenage years. He wrote for the likes of Diddy, Lil Wayne, Cassie, Sean Kingston and Birdman before taking on his full solo career.
Jason Derulo Career Details
He started his career as a full-time songwriter and acting in semi-professional musicals. In 2006, the talented artist got his glimpse of the limelight when he won the talent show “Showtime at the Apollo”. This made him be discovered by top music producers and he eventually signed his first music deal with the record labels, Beluga Heights and Warner Bros. Records in 2006.
He released his debut “Whatcha Say”, which was inspired by an Imogen Heap track titled “Hide and Seek”. The song showed success by hitting top numbers on billboard charts in 2009, It became a huge digital hit, when it sold over five million in digital downloads, obtained an RIAA certification of double platinum, and reached number 1 in the US and New Zealand charts.
Riding on this success, he released his first studio album, Jason Derulo, in 2010. The album debuted at number 63 and went as high as number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.
In 2013, his third studio album titled “Tattoos” was released. The album included the smash hit single, “Talk Dirty to Me”. He followed up with is a fourth studio album, “You to Want Me”, in 2015. Jason Derulo remained with his record label until a split was announced in May 2020. The artiste announced on his social media that he had split ways with his record label due to creative differences, and his upcoming album,” 2sides”, will be put on hold.
The singer has been active and creative with his TikTok channel during the quarantine period caused by the global pandemic. He has a massive following on the platform, with over 42 million followers to show for it.
In addition, he has featured and branched into acting, after appearing in an episode of “Lethal Weapon”, a Fox TV drama. He also starred as Rum Tum Tugger in a 2019 film titled “Cats”.
He has received quite a number of awards during his musical career, including Teens Choice Awards in 2014, YouTube Music Awards in 2015, CMT Music awards and a few others.
Jason Derulo Net Worth
According to Forbes, Jason Derulo has an estimated net worth of $16 million. The singer has sold over 30 million singles in his career earns from his TikTok channel. He said in an interview with Popbuzz, that he makes about $75,000 per video on the channel.
Jason Derulo Dating History And Marriage Details
The singer was in a popular romance with fellow American singer, Jordin Sparks, for several years before they broke up. Presently, the singer is dating model Jena Frumes, after the couple met at a gym. Jason Derulo admitted to Britain Sun News, that his relationship with Jena has been impactful and has helped him in becoming more selfless as a person. Some of his other notable relationships include Carman Ortega, a model, and Daphne Joy, a model as well, in 2016.
Jason Derulo Parents And Siblings
Jason was born to Haitian parents, Joel and Jocelyne Desrouleaux. He has a look-alike sibling, Joel Derulo.
Jason Derulo Body Measurements
The singer has a built bodily structure that gives him that sexy and attractive look. According to his physical measurements published on stargab.com, Jason Derulo stands at a height of 6”1, weighs 65 kg, has a 19-inch bicep. Other body measurements include 49 inches in chest size, 33 inches in waist and 40 inches in hips.
Jason Derulo House And Cars
The singer is exclusive with his houses and a fleet of cars. He owns a $2.9 million mansion and a garage of expensive cars like a Lamborghini Huracan, Rolls-Royce Ghost and Phantom, Range Rover Sport Bentley, BMW i8 and a Cadillac Escalade.