Sean Anderson, Jamaican-American songwriter, singer, and rapper, is also known as “Sean Kingston” (stage name).
Kingston gained popularity when Tommy Rotem discovered him on MySpace. In 2007, his first single hit song, “Beautiful Girls” touched the souls of millions of people.
This song has also occupied a place in Billboard Hot 100. Moreover, “Fire Burning” and “Eenie Meenie” also touched the rhythms of people’s hearts.
In 2021, the net worth of Kingston is $2 million. He mostly gained recognition for his debut film called “Sean Kingston” which aired in 2007.
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Sean Kingston Net Worth and Overview
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Date of Birth||February 3, 1990|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88m)|
|Source of wealth||Professional singer, rapper, record producer, music artist.|
|Country of origin||United States of America|
On 3rd February 1990, Janice Turner gave birth to Sean Kingston in Miami, Florida. Among the three siblings, Kingston was the eldest son.
When Kingston was 6 years old, his family transferred to Jamaica. For three years, he studied at Ocho Rios High School in Ocho Rios. After that, his family again shifted to the United States.
Jack Ruby, a famous Jamaican producer, is Kingston’s grandfather. Ruby was one of the most well-known and accomplished producers back in the 1970s.
Kingston’s journey towards popularity started when Tommy Rotem discovered him on “MySpace”. “Beluga Heights” signed Kingston through a deal with “Sony”. JR Rotem, the label owner, assumed Kingston as a raw singer.
“Beautiful Girls”, sung by Kingston in 2007, roared with achievements internationally and positioned Kingston’s name in worldwide music charts. It was one of the top songs in Billboard Hot 100.
Isn’t it amazing that a single achievement could rotate someone’s wheels of fortune!
Kingston began to move forward at a faster pace. Do you know that he wrote Jason Derulo’s “Watcha Say”? Through MySpace Kingston also discovered Iyaz (Reggae). “Miss Everything”- I’m sure you heard that song- was also released by Kingston in 2010.
Furthermore, Kingston was seen in Bow Wow’s “For My Hood” along with DJ Khaled.
“Cash Money Records” and Bow Wow cooperated with Sean Kingston on “For My Hood”. He was also seen in “Our World” (a mixtape containing 12 songs).
“King of Kingz”, the first mixtape of Kingston in 2011, contained some prominent beings in the musical world like- B.o.B, Flo Rida, Akon, Justin Beiber, and Tory Lanez.
Kingston was already preparing his 4th album by 2014. He was seen in “Black Dynamite” (an episode in Bob Marley), playing a cameo. Many people were excited to see that episode.
Moreover, David Alan Grier, Sean Kingston, Chance the Rapper, and Kid Rei also made a guest appearance on the show “Adult Swim”.
After a year, Kingston made an online post about working with “Red One”. He then gave us a brand new song called “Wait Up”.
In 2017, Sean told his fans that the mixtape called “Made in Jamaica” would be released. Currently, his net worth is $2 million.
Highlights and Achievements
- Sean Kingston (2007)
- Tomorrow (2009)
- King of Kingz (2011)
- Back 2 Life (2013)
- Beautiful Girls (2007)
- Fire Burning (2010)
- Eenie Meenie (2010)
- Back 2 Life (2013)
- All I Got (2016)
- Chance (2017)
- Outstanding new Artist in Image Awards (2008)
- Choice Summer Song in the Teen Choice Awards (2009)
- Best Reggae Video on MTV Video Music Awards Japan (2013)
Age, Height, and Weight
Sean Kingston was born on 3rd February 1990 (zodiac- Aquarius). Therefore, currently, he is 31 years old. He is 6 ft. 2 in or 188 cm.
Kingston used to weigh more than 300 pounds (136 kg) before his accident in Miami on 29th May 2011.
However, through an intense workout, diet, and dedication, he lost weight to 255 pounds (116 kg).
Currently, Sean is single with no children. However, like every celebrity, people whisper about his dating life without any proof.
Kat Stacks, Paul Deanda, Mary Coates, and Maliah Michel are some of the names of his ex-girlfriends.
Besides his love interests, Sean worked with “Do Something” to influence youths to become socially responsible and active by creating a “Do Something” club.
Also, he along with his dog did an ad for PETA. This ad gave a message that “people should not chain their dogs outside”.
In 2010, Sean met with a jet skiing accident which almost took his breath. This occurred in Miami and he was immediately admitted to a hospital. It made him suffer a lot.
Later on, the Miami police declared that it was a ‘careless operation’ of a jet ski. He had to pay $180 and could not ride a jet ski until 2018.
Sean Kingston uses lyrics in his songs which are criticized by many people, especially parents. They think the lyrics are inappropriate for young listeners.
Moreover, the lyrics of “Stand by Me” were uninspiring, cringy, suicidal, and lame for many people. People often tend to criticize his lyrics.
In 2020, Kingston was got an arrest warrant for grand theft as he could not pay for several expensive pieces of jewelry.
A drunk teenager in one of Justin Bieber’s concerts claimed that Sean Kingston had sexually assaulted her. The case suit is $5 million.
After the spread of this news, Kingston tweeted, “Don’t believe the hype…I am a child of GOD and have a great relationship with him…I live a positive life so I know I’m good.”
Sean Kingston Net Worth in 2021
Despite the fame, Sean Kingston faced many rough nights in his life. At one moment in his career, Sean was almost bankrupt having only $500 in his bank account.
His luxuries were planned to be seized to repay $300,000 to one jeweler.
Moreover, he also could not pay a total of $404000 worth of items in 2015. His cars were also seized. But, Sean finally managed to deal with the situation and escalated his income to a net worth of $2 million in 2021.