Sean Kingston is a singer, rapper, record producer, and songwriter of the Jamaican-American origin. He is best known for his single ‘Beautiful Girls ‘ that rose to the top of the Billboard Hot 100. Below is a quick look at the net worth, career and earnings of Sean Kingston in 2018.
Early Life And Biography
His names are Kisean Anderson and he was born on 3rd February 1990 in Miami, Florida, USA. He was the first born child of Janice Turner and he had two other siblings. He was a grandson to a famous reggae producer from Jamaica Lawrence Lindo known by his stage name as Jack Ruby.
Sean and his family moved to Jamaica in 1996 when he was only six years old. He went for studies at Ocho Rios High School for three years only. The family then migrated back to America. His growing up was not so smooth as he had to live off a car at a point after his mother was jailed for identity fraud.
Sean Kingston has been a known activist for a long time. In 2010 he and his dog were featured in a PETA ad. The ad’s message was to encourage people to stop chaining their dogs outdoors. He also had recorded an announcement to encourage teenagers on participation in community activities.
At the age of 11, Sean was jailed for 21 days for breaking-and-entering charges. He was once involved in an accident that nearly took his life in May 2011. It was a ski jet accident, and it left him badly injured and hospitalized for a week. There is, however, no information about his relationships and love life.
Career, Awards, And Nominations
Sean started by putting his music videos and poems on a social networking site ‘My Space’ at an early age. He was later discovered by Tommy Rotem. He helped him get a contract with Sony and Beluga Heights. His first single ‘Beautiful Girls’ was released in 2007. The song was a huge success, and it even picked to the top of Billboard Hot 100. It was such a hit that it topped the music charts in England, Newzealand, Canada, Australia among others.
Following the success of his single, he got chances for opening performances in various artists’ concerts. They include Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson, and Gwen Stefani. In one if his song called ‘Baby’ he featured Justine Beiber and it did well.
Throughout his career, Sean has worked with big artist like Mel B, Akon, Flo Rida, Vybz Cartel, Debra Wilson among others.
In his musical career, he won the ‘Teen Choice Award ‘ for his song ‘Beautiful Girls’. He was nominated for awards like ‘MTV Video Award’ for ‘Best Reggae Video’, and ‘Image Award’ of 2008 for ‘Outstanding New Artist Award. He was also nominated two times for the Teen Choice Award.
Net Worth And Earnings
The net worth of Sean Kingston is $3 Million. All this is mainly from his thriving musical career. He has also had many television appearances on ‘Yo Gabba Gabba’ and ‘Suite Life on Deck’. He is still very young and active in his career and this means he will continue to have more in terms of wealth.
Sean Kingston’s journey to success began when he was a teenager. He has worked very hard and has made it in life. His lavishing lifestyle today is as a result of his efforts. He has also managed to get a large number of fans who truly love his music. We hope that he will continue to entertain us with great music for many years to come.