Jason Derulo is not only a fantastic singer, and dancer but also an avid songwriter who has been credited with writing songs for such well-known artists as Danity, Birdman, Diddy, Sean Kingston, Lil Wayne, Donnie Klang, and Cassie.
In 2009, he kicked off his solo career with his double-platinum hit Whatcha Say, which samples Imogen Heap’s song, “Hide and Seek.” Since then he has recorded a total of eleven Platinum singles including Talk Dirty, Wiggie, In My Head and has sold over 30 million copies.
Jason Derulo – Age
Jason’s full name is Jason Joel Desrouleaux and he was born on September 21, 1989 in Miramar, Florida to Haitian parents. Derulo is the youngest of his parents’ three children.
He showed so much interest in music from a very young age, and his parents gave him all the love and support he needed by enrolling him in a performing arts school. He also started developing his songwriting skills quite early.
Jason Derulo reportedly wrote his first song when he was eight years old. He became so good at writing songs that as a teenager he began to attract such a famous singer as Birdman, for whom he wrote the song “Bossy”.
Besides Birdman, he has also written songs for Sean Kingston, Lil Wayne, Danity Kane, Donnie Klang, Cassie and Diddy. After attending the American Academy of Music and Theater and showcasing his artistic talents, singing, dancing and performing in theater productions like Rag-time and Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Jason thought it was wise to launch his own career. solo.
In 2006, he won the Showtime TV show grand prize at the Apollo and was also scouted by music producer JR Rotem, who later signed him to his label Beluga Heights Records and Warner Bros. Records.
In 2009, he released his debut single titled “Whatcha Say”, the song which was a sample of Imogen Heap’s song, “Hide and Seek”, quickly peaked at number 54 on the Billboard Hot 100 at the end. of August and in November, it was number 1 in the United States and New Zealand.. The single also sold over five million digital downloads and was certified triple platinum by the RIAA.
After recording such success with his debut single, Derulo started working on his debut album. In December 2009, he released a single from the album “In My Head”, which peaked at 63 Billboard Hot 100, within its few weeks of release and would later reach number five. His debut album was finally released in March 2010.
In 2012, Jason entered the American Idol American Singing Contest to ask fans to help him finish the lyrics for a new song called “Undefeated,” part of a partnership with American Idol and Coca-Cola. To this effect, fans were given the opportunity to submit their own lyrics. They also had the opportunity to vote on the lyrics they liked the most.
The same year, he appeared on the first season of the Australian dance talent show Everyone Dances Now, as a dance master alongside Kelly Rowland. In 2013, he released another single titled The Other Side, and this was followed by his third album Les tattoes
In 2015, he became a judge on the 12th season of the TV Dance Show. So you think you can dance, alongside Paula Abdul and Nigel Lythgoe. He would release a single titled “Want to Want Me” later that year, from his fourth studio album, Everything is 4. In July 2016, he released his greatest hits album, Platinum Hits, which featured 11 singles certified platinum, including Kiss the Sky.
In 2017 he released another single, Swalla”, it featured Ty Dolla $ign and Nicki Minaj, he also revealed that his fifth studio album titled 777 was coming soon. Jason says Michael Jackson inspired him and his musical influencers are Justin Timberlake, Madonna, Usher, Prince and Elvis Presley.
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Is Jason Derulo gay?
The pop/R&B star is neither gay nor gayhomophobic. In 2015, British all-female band Little Mix released a new single called ‘Secret Love Song’ which they performed live with Jason at the Jingle Bell Ball in December. It was a big hit and fans were quick to request the video for the single.
It was also said that the video could feature different types of couples, including same-sex couples. When the video was finally taken down in early 2016, fans were disappointed to see that the video did not feature any couple, but rather Perrie, Jade, Leigh-Anne and Jesy singing alongside Jason Derulo who was seen dancing passionately room.
Then the rumor started flying around that Jason refused to be in the video if there were any LGBT couples. Mixers came out to refute such speculation, along with Derulo, who said he has nothing but love for the LGBT community.
Is he married? Wife, girlfriend, parents
Derulo has never been married. However, he dated singer Jordin Sparks for three years before calling it quits. In 2014, she married her boyfriend, Dana Ishia, and they welcomed a son, Dana Isaiah Thomas Jr., in May 2018.
After Sparks, Jason had been in a relationship with the mother of one Daphne Joy whom he reportedly met in the UK in 2015, however they split after seven months. He was also reportedly linked to Carmen Ortega, his eldest by five years.
The established singer/songwriter is currently in a relationship with a mystery girl, to whom he would not reveal his identity at this time.
Although born in Miramar, Florida, Jason’s parents – Joel and Jocelyne Desrouleaux are of Haitian descent. There is no detailed information about them online.
Height and other body measurements
The female man stands at a height of 6 feet 0½ in or 184 cm, weighing 78 kg. His other measurements are height – 34 inches or 87 cm, chest – 45 inches or 114 cm, and arms/biceps – 16 inches or 41 cm.