Sean Paul is a famous Jamaican singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, musician, and actor. Sean Paul is most well-known for his Jamaican Reggae and dancehall style. Continue reading to find the net worth of Sean Paul as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Sean Paul is the stage name used by Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques. He was born on 9th January 1973 in Kingston, Jamaica, to Frances Henriques and Garth Henriques. Sean Paul follows the Catholic faith and comes from an extended family.
As a child, Sean Paul was interested in music maintaining good academic and athletic records. He played in the Jamaican Water Polo team (Aged: 13 to 21). He studied at Wolmer’s Boys’ School and Hill Academy High School. He wanted to study hotel management but ended up studying Commerce. He attended the University of Technology (Former name: College of Arts, Science, and Technology).
In 2012, Sean Paul married Jodi Stewart, the Jamaican television host. They had their first child named Levi Blaze (February 2017).
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Sean Paul began his music career working with famous contemporary artists namely Akon, Beyonce, Busta Rhymes, Rihanna, Shaggy, Simple Plan, and Snoop Dogg. In 1996, Sean Paul released several singles in Jamaica, and he gained fame globally. Sean Paul was recognized as a dancehall musician. Soon he learned the art of DJ and soon after he wrote his own songs. Sean Paul released his first single, 1996s ‘Baby Girl’ that was fruitful. Sean Paul’s other super hit singles include ‘Deport Them,’ ‘Excite Me,’ ‘Hackle Mi,’ ‘Infiltrate,’ and ‘Nah Get No Bly (One More Try).’
Since 1999, Sean Paul became popular amongst American audiences. Sean Paul and Mr. Vegas, the famous dancehall rapper released DMX called ‘Here Comes the Boom.’ After releasing his hit rap single, ‘Hot Gal Today,’ Sean Paul was listed in Top Ten hit on the Billboard rap charts.
In 2000, Sean Paul released his first studio album, ‘Stage One,’ by VP Records. This album had several Sean Paul’s previous popular singles, compilation cuts, and some brand-new tracks. Sean released albums, 2002s ‘Dutty Rock’ and 2005s ‘The Trinity’ that were on Top Ten album chart.
In 2009, Sean Paul released an album, ‘Imperial Blaze’ with singles, ‘Hold My Hand’ (duet with Keri Hilson) and ‘So Fine.’ The same year, he released the first mix-tape called ‘The Odyssey Mix-tape.’ Sean Paul released albums, 2012s ‘Tomahawk Technique’ and 2014s ‘Full Frequency’.
Sean Paul won Much Music Video Awards for Best International Video. He won MTV Music Awards for Best New Act of the Year. He won Source Awards for the Album of the Year for ‘Dancehall Reggae.’ Sean Paul won Grammy Award for the Best Reggae Album. He won Entertainer of the Year for International Reggae and World Music Awards. In 2013, Sean Paul won for Favourite Local International Artist of the Year of the Youth View Award. The same year, he won Album of the Year at the Star Awards and MOBO Awards for the Best Reggae Act.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The net worth of Sean Paul is $14 million. Most of Sean Paul’s wealth comes from his music profession as a Jamaican rapper and reggae for dancehall. Sean Paul became popular and famous while working with ‘Dutty Cup Crew.’ Following, Sean Paul began his own solo professional life. Some of the popular singles released by Sean Paul includes ‘Ever Blazin’, ‘Get Busy’, ‘Got 2 Luv U’, ‘Like Glue’, ‘Never Gonna Be the Same’, ‘No Lie’, ‘Other Side of Love’, ‘She Doesn’t Mind’, ‘So Fine’, ‘Temperature’, ‘We Be Burnin’.
Sean Paul is planning to release his seventh studio album and has released its singles, ‘Body’ and ‘Crick Neck.’ Over the years, Sean Paul released six solo albums. Sean Paul got nominated for 5 Grammy Awards and won 1 in 2004.