Jason Derulo Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Jul, 2017
Facts of Jason Derulo
Date of Birth: 1989 , September-21
Age: 31 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Name Jason Derulo
Birth Name Jason Joel Desrouleaux
Nick Name J.D.
Father Joel Desrouleaux
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Miramar, Florida, United States
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity black
Profession Singer ,songwriter ,dancer
Net Worth $9 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Waist size 34 in
Shoe Size 9 (US)
Weight in KG 78 kg
Affair with Jordin Sparks
Girlfriend Carmen Ortega (2014),Daphne Joy (2015-Present)
Education American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Siblings Jeremih Felton (Older Brother) (Singer), Joel Desrouleaux (Older Brother)
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Synopsis

Jason Derulo is an American singer, dancer as well as songwriter. Since the start of his solo recording career in 2009, he has sold over than 30 million singles and also achieved eleven Platinum singles, including "Talk Dirty," "Wiggle," "In My Head," and "Whatcha Say."

Derulo won the two Teen Choice Awards in 2010: Choice R&B Album for ‘Jason Derulo’ and Choice R&B Track for the single ‘In My Head.'

Early life and education

Jason Derulo was born as Jason Joel Desrouleaux on 21 September 1989, in Miami, Florida, United States of America. He belongs to black American ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

Derulo was born to Haitian parents as the youngest of their three children. He was naturally inclined towards music since his childhood and started singing as a small child.

He attended art schools in Florida and made some early attempts at music composition. He went to the New York to study musical theater and embarked on a musical career while still in his teens.

Derulo wrote his first song Derulo at the age of eight. His writing skills began attracting attention when he was a teenager.

Career

Jason Derulo began his musical career by writing songs for Pitbull, Lil Wayne, Diddy and Sean Kingston as a teenager. After having started out as a songwriter, Derulo aspired to grow a singer and signed a deal with the minor recording label Beluga Heights.

Buoyed by the success of his debut single, Derulo released his second single, ‘In My Head’ a few months later in December 2009 which not only topped the charts in Australia, Poland & the United Kingdom but also peaked within the top ten of the charts in several other countries.

Derulo’s album, ‘Tattoos’ was released in September 2013 which was significantly different from his previous albums, and highlighted his sensitive side.

The music was a combination of pop music, R&B, and electronic dance music, and also the album featured American hip-hop disk artist 2 Chainz.

Derulo became one of the most played male artists on the radio in 2014, with nine songs entering the Top 10 on the Top 40 chart.

 

Personal life

Jason Derulo revealed in an interview with the Page Six,

 “I am not single, I am keeping it on the low. I’ve been trying to….I’m trying to do different this time because every other time, it didn’t work.”

It proves that he is dating someone currently but not sure who is she.

During last October, he spotted with an unidentified blonde beauty in West Hollywood, but it’s not confirmed if she is his current girlfriend or not.

In the past, Derulo has dated model Daphne Joy and singer Jordin Sparks, who he was with for seven months.

He seems pretty much attracted towards Nicky Minaj, and once he also said, he’d have dated her if he wasn’t dating any other girl.

Previously, Derulo had an affair with Jordin Sparks. They were together for nearly three years before calling it quits. The duo dated for four years from September 2011 to 2014.

Net worth

Jason Derulo has earned an enormous amount of money from his successful career as a singer, dancer as well as songwriter. His estimated net worth is around $9 million.

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