Jason Derulo is an American songwriter and a singer who has gained much popularity from one of his best single productions known as ‘Whatcha Say’ which got a success through being received positively by the fans both in the U.S. and in New Zealand. Through this song, he has been able to sell more than five million downloads. From then his songs have always had success in the music industry. He got his much interest at a tender age when he also started composing them at a very young age. Today, let’s learn more about the career, biography, and net worth of Jason Derulo in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Jason Derulo was born on 21st September 1989 in Miami in Florida with his full name being Jason Joel Desrouleaux. He has three siblings of which he is the youngest of the three. Since his childhood, Jason has always had a passion for music naturally as he is seen to dabble with words so as to write his own songs while still at the age of eight years. This passion developed after he had been exposed to music genres at his young age.
During his teen, Jason then realized that his career was to become a singer, and hence he embarked fully to music during his teens. He later went to the New York where he went to study Musical Theater which made him embark to the musical career at his teenage. From his creativity in the creation of lyrics, he then started writing songs for other musicians such as Grant Goan, Diddy, Cassie, etc.
Jason began dating in 2012 in which he started dating Jordin Sparks who is a singer as well. They were open on their relationship status in which Jordin appeared in one of the video songs of Jason known as Marry Me where he proposed though they finally separated in 2014. He currently has no information about his love life and is busy in the music industry.
Career, Awards & Nominations
At the age of eight-year, Jason wrote his first song which became one of the key moments for the embarking of his career. He continued writing and composing songs in his teenage age when he got an opportunity to compose songs from his creative words to big celebrities which include, Lil Wayne, Pitbull, Pleasure P., etc. He Co-wrote a song known as Bossy where he also made his first guest appearance which was by a rapper known as Birdman. After signing for Warner Bros, he became the mainstream performer previously known as the Beluga Heights.
In 2009, he then released his debut single known as Whatcha Say which after a little time topped the Billboard Hot 100 which made him sell more the 5 million digital downloads that made him gain an RIAA certification of the triple platinum. He then released the second single by the name In My Head in late 2009 which also topped in several countries. In 2010, he released an album known as Jason Derulo which also contained the songs that had hit the previous years. It got its success through positive reception from the public. Other hits include; The Other Side in 2013, Talk Dirty, Tattoos album and Swalla album in 2015.
He has many awards such as the Choice R&B Track Award in 2010, BMI Top Music Awards in 2011, 50 most performed songs of the year, YouTube Music Awards and many other more.
Net Worth & Earnings
Jason Derulo has an estimated net worth of $13 Million. He makes his fortunate earnings from selling his albums which have been a major contribution to his incomes. In addition to this, he has also featured in several concerts, reality TV shows, and dancing performances. He has got major awards which have been one of the best parts he has received in his incomes.
Jason Derulo’s contribution in the music industry is one of the unforgettable things. He will always have his steps traced backward from his commitment towards giving the best to the industry. He has continually gained popularity day after day.