Jason Derulo is among the most popular RnB singers of all time, and has managed to rise through the ranks to become a top contender in the music industry. Derulo has secured a strong base of fans with his chart topping hits and smooth, soulful voice.
From Humble Beginnings
Jason Joel Desrouleaux was born on September 21, 1989 to Haitian parents. He was born and raised in Florida with three other siblings. Jason always had a penchant for singing and started practicing his talents as soon as he could remember. His parents enrolled him in a performing arts school in Florida where he participated in many school plays and productions. He tried to write music during the time and completed his first song at the age of 8. He moved on to high school with the same interests and continued to practice his talents well into college.
Derulo’s career started out with writing songs for other artists. He has written projects for Diddy, Grant Goan, Donnie Klang, Sean Kingston, Lil Wayne, and Danity Kane. He wanted more of his career however and tried his hand at becoming a solo artist. He practiced his talents in singing, dancing, and performing by joining the American Musical and Dramatic Academy. After graduating from the institution, he tried out for the 2006 season of Showtime at the Apollo which he won. It was because of this exposure that he was noticed by J.R. Rotem, a music producer who signed him on to Beluga Heights Records and Warner Bros. Records.
Jason released his first debut single in August 4, 2009 entitled Watcha Say. During its release, the song managed to climb to number 54 on the Billboard Hot 100, but rocketed to number 1 just three months later. Derulo has since followed his initial success with countless albums and hit singles allowing him to gain popularity as a formidable contender in the race to become the best talent in the music industry.
Assets and Net Worth
Jason Derulo earns his money from record sales, concerts, shows, endorsement deals, and other business ventures that have turned out to become smart and lucrative decisions. Today, it is estimated that Jason Derulo’s net worth is at $8.5 million USD. The singer has numerous properties throughout the United States, a mansion, a collection of luxury sports cars, and a wardrobe full of designer clothing of which he is an avid collector.