Jason Derulo is a USA born singer, lyricist who has been the voice behind some of the world’s bestselling albums.
Jason Derulo’s natural singing ability and his flawless lyrics writing skills has given a household name for himself in the world of music. Jason has paired up some huge music giants like Warner, Young money and has given some path breaking music albums and song singles. His live concerts are badly awaited by his fans worldwide.
Jason Derulo (real name: Jason Joel Desrouleaux) was born on 21st of September, year 1989 in the state of Florida’s Miramar in the USA. Jason has two elder siblings. Jason Derulo derives his ethnicity from Haiti. He has been very actively participating in singing and lyrics writing since his school age.
He composed his own song at the tender age of eight. Jason is god gifted with the skills of arts like singing, dancing and song writing. He with his soothing voice has won applauses at his school itself and that has inspired and motivated Jason to pick singing as his career option. He first made his official singing entry by composing a song titled Bossy for a rapper called Birdman who comes from the city of New Orleans. This first entry helped him to gain an image of a vocalist after performing for years at the various arts schools of Florida.
Jason Derulo has gained the hearts of the audience by his first single release itself. But the journey to establish himself as a singer didn’t come to him that easily. Initially he spent many years as a lyricist composing songs for artists like Lil Wayne, Sean Kingston, Donnie, Diddy and Danity. Jason wishing to be spotted by the industry people forayed into acting too and was an active performer at theatre groups. He also won awards for his exceptionally amazing acting skills. He has performed at arts schools like American Academy and a part of theatre production like Ragtime.
After years of making his presence felt at many areas of the music industry, Jason finally got his breakthrough when he was spotted by the music record label owner and partner JR Rotem who roped in Jason to perform under the labels like Beluga Heights and Warner Bros.
After three years of hard struggle, Jason debuted with a single release titled Watcha Say which was jointly produced by JR Rotem and Feugo and it was released on the 4th of August in the year 2009. The song which debuted in the list of the hit of the year at the place of 54 during the time of its release slowly went on to grab the place of number 1 in the month of November. After soaking in the success of the hit of his very first release, Jason released another song from his album and that also turned out to be a chart blockbuster.
After the success of his first two numbers, Jason planned to release his first solo album with the two songs in it and to add on, a third song and he made appearances around the world promoting his album.
He also made the opening act for Lady Gaga in the year 2010 for her music tour named Monster Ball. He also got featured in a song that featured two other singers.
After making his mark, Jason composed a song track with a female singer Demi titled “Together” for Demi’s album named Unbroken. Jason did a lot of work to publish his second album named Future History that had many obstacles coming his way. He appeared as a judge in one of America’s famous talent hunt show named American Idol. He gave the participants a chance to pen lyrics for the songs of his second album.
His first song from his second album became a massive hit and he wanted lyrics for the second song. Due to his experience at the theatre, Jason spent a while as a dance master for an Australian dance show. His second album which was his own record label had roped an Australian female singer whom Jason spotted at one of his tours to Australia.
Jason released his third album in the following year. The first song of the third album titled Tatoos became an instant hit. Jason roped in an American singer who is famous in the hip-hop genre named 2 chainz to feature in the other songs of his album. The second song of the album named Talk Dirty was released digitally. Jason’s single from the album Globalization was released by Pitbull where Derulo was partnered along with Juicy.
Later Derulo with his stint with dance shows earlier went on to judge a dance show that was very popular in the Australian TV network alongside other judges like Paula. He went on to release his fourth album where the first single from the album became a chartbuster. Jason later went on to publish an album that consists of his best greatest hits of all the time. The album had 11 songs and it was titled Platinum Hits. Due to his experiences with acting in his early stages of life, Jason went on to stare in a TV show titled Lethal Weapon.
Derulo went on to release a single titled “Swalla” alongside two other singers. Jason and Pitbull again paired up to release a song titled “Educate ya” for Pitbull’s album named Climatic Change. Derulo also announced that he will be releasing an album titled 777 in 2017 where he releases the 7 songs at 7 different times and places. His music albums are Jason Derulo, 777, Tatoos, Future History, everything is four and Talk Dirty. His theatre group acts are Joe’s café and Ragtime. His music is generally based on these three genres like, hip hop, R&B and pop. He has been associated with many labels like Atlantic, Asylum, Geffen etc.
Though Jason is very young, he has won many awards in the field of music. Few of the awards which Jason won are; Teen choice, Pop music, CMT music etc. He won awards for best lyrics, best album, best international song, popular music and continuously topping the charts and people’s favorite.
Jason dated singer Jordin for three years until they announced their separation in the year 2014. They chose to part ways due to differences of opinion. He also dated few other people like Carmen Ortega and Daphne Joy.
Full Name: Jason Joel Desrouleaux
Nick name: JD
Birth Sign: Virgo
Birth Place: Florida, United States of America
Occupation: Singer, music composer, lyricist, dancer, actor.
Education: American Musical and Dramatic Academy
Personal life and Family:
Religion: Roman Catholic
Father’s Name: Joel Desrouleaux
Mother’s Name: NA
Marital Status: Single
Pet Own: Dog named Ice
Personal look and Measurements:
Body: Not Slim
Hair Color: Black
Eye color: Dark Brown
Shoe size: 9 (USA)
Body Measurements: 34 inches in Waist
Net Worth and Salary:
Jason Derulo net worth is $8.5 million and his annual salary is $4 million. Jason’s primary source of income comes from his music albums and his various entries into different forms of arts.
Interesting facts about Jason Derulo:
Jason is a person who is very actively involved in music right from a very young age. He reveals that Michael Jackson is his inspiration and he has grown up watching Michael Jackson’s videos.
Jason also mentions that spotting MJ once in person and seeing people get mesmerized by his music was a biggest inspiration and proved to be a great driving force for him. Jason Derulo has been actively appearing in all kinds of media and has won many awards and acclaims.
Jason Derulo is a US born artist who dons multiple hats like acting, singing, lyricist, music composing, dancing etc.
He worked for various labels and has produced many hit numbers. Jason apart from producing music videos on his own, he has also teamed up with many famous musicians and produced albums.
He has also been the judge for dance shows and makes his presence felt on the media all the time.
He is also actively involved in theatre groups. Though, he is into different domains, he always loved to sing and keeps producing and releasing new albums often.