Jason Derulo is an American singer, songwriter and dancer.
He began his music career as a songwriter, penning tracks for artists such as Diddy, Lil Wayne, and Sean Kingston.
Derulo later signed a record deal with Warner Bros. Records and released his debut single Whatcha Say in 2009, which became a massive hit and reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Since then, he has released several successful albums and singles, including Talk Dirty, Want to Want Me and Swalla.
Derulo is also known for his impressive dance skills and has choreographed many of his music videos.
He has won several awards throughout his career, including three BMI Pop Awards and two Teen Choice Awards.
Jason Derulo early life
Derulo was born on September 21, 1989, in Miramar, Florida, USA.
He is of Haitian descent and grew up in a musical family.
Derulo’s parents were both musicians, and his mother was a singer, while his father played the guitar.
He started singing at a young age and began writing songs when he was just eight years old.
Derulo attended Dillard High School of the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he studied opera and ballet.
He also played football in high school and was a talented athlete.
After graduating from high school, Derulo attended the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City, where he studied musical theater.
He later moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in music.
Derulo’s early life and upbringing were heavily influenced by his family’s love of music and his own passion for singing and songwriting.
His upbringing in a musical household and his formal training in the performing arts helped shape his talent and set him on the path to becoming a successful musician.
Who is Jason Derulo’s wife?
Derulo’s wife is Jena Frumes, a fitness influencer; the couple had been dating for over a year and went public with their relationship in March 2020.
They welcomed their first child, a son named Jason King Derulo, in May 2021.
Jena announced the happy news on Instagram, saying;
“Life now has so much more meaning & I am so grateful. I’m so so so in love with this little boy he’s everything I never knew I needed”.
Derulo also shared his excitement on Instagram, calling it ‘the happiest day of my life’ and praising Jena as a ‘strong caring hero of a mother’.
However, in September 2021, Derulo announced on Twitter that he and Jena had decided to split up.
The announcement came as a surprise to fans, as the couple had just celebrated their birthdays together and Jena had posted a sweet Instagram post about Derulo.
They stated that they felt being apart at this time would allow them to be the best versions of themselves and the best parents they could be.
Jena has been praised by Derulo for being an amazing mother.
Jason Derulo career
Derulo began his career as a songwriter, penning hits for artists such as Lil Wayne, Pitbull and Diddy.
In 2009, he released his debut single Whatcha Say, which became a massive hit and launched his career as a solo artist.
Since then, Derulo has released several successful albums, including Jason Derulo, Future History, Tattoos, Everything Is 4 and 777.
He has also collaborated with numerous artists, including Nicki Minaj, David Guetta and Jennifer Lopez.
Throughout his career, Derulo has received numerous awards and recognitions.
He has been nominated for eleven Billboard Music Awards, winning three, including Top New Artist in 2011.
Derulo has also been nominated for four Teen Choice Awards, winning two, and has received two MTV Europe Music Awards.
In addition to his music career, Derulo has also appeared in several films and television shows, including Cats and Lethal Weapon.
He has also served as a judge on the television show, So You Think You Can Dance.