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Wyclef Jean Wiki Biography
Wyclef Jeanelle Jean was born on 17 October 1969, in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti. He is a popular rapper, actor and politician, perhaps best known as one of the former members of the band, called “Fugees” and for his activities as a solo artist. In addition to this, Wyclef attempted to participate in the 2010 Haitian presidential election.
During his career, Wyclef has been nominated for and has won different awards. Some of them include, Grammy Award, Golden Globe, Image Award and others.
Wyclef Jean Net Worth $50 Million
So how rich is Wyclef Jean? It is estimated that Wyclef’s net worth is $50 million, with the main source of his wealth coming from his activities as a musician. His appearances in television shows and his career as a politician have also added to his net worth. If Wyclef continues these activities, there is a possibility that his net worth will become higher.
Wyclef Jean is the son of a Nazarene pastor. The family moved to New Jersey, USA when Wyclef was nine, and Wyclef studied at Vailsburg High School, Five Towns College, and in 2009 started attending Berklee College of Music. He says that Bigga Haitian inspired him to become a musician. In the 1980s the group called “Tranzlator Crew” was formed and in 1993 it signed a deal with Columbia Records and Ruffhouse Records. This was the time when Wyclef’s net worth began growing. In 1993 the band changed its name to “Fugees”, and one year later they released their first album entitled “Blunted on Reality”. It became quite popular and added a lot to Jean’s net worth. In 1996 their second album entitled “The Score” was released, which became even more successful than the first one. The band did not release more albums, except for an album of greatest hits released in 2003.
In 1997 Wyclef decided to begin a solo career, and released his first solo studio album entitled “The Carnival” which was a huge success. Some of the subsequent albums released by Wyclef include “Masquerade”, “The Preacher’s Son”, “The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II a Book” and others. All these albums have contributed to Jean’s net worth.
In addition to his career as a musician, Wyclef has appeared on different television shows and movies. Some of them include “One Last Thing…”, “Redline”, “Third Watch”, “The Apprentice” and others. It is clear that Wyclef is not only a great musician, but also a good and popular actor. As to Wyclef Jean’s political ambitions, he was disqualified from running in the Haitian presidential election on (lack of) residency grounds.
Talking about Wyclef Jean’s personal life, it can be said that he married Marie Claudinette in 1994, and in 2005 they adopted their daughter. All in all, Wyclef Jean is a talented musician. During his career, he has created many popular hits and made himself famous all over the world. Let’s hope that his fans will be able to hear more of his music soon as he continues his career.
|Full Name||Wyclef Jean|
|Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Date Of Birth||October 17, 1969 (age 45|
|Place Of Birth||Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.797 m)|
|Profession||Musician, Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Rapper, Artist, Politician, Film Score Composer, Singer, Songwriter|
|Education||Five Towns College, Vailsburg High School, Eastern Nazarene College, Ready Or Not, Killing Me Softly with His Song, Sweetest Girl, Preston, CT, USA, Miami, FL, United States|
|Spouse||Claudenette Jean (m. 1994)|
|Children||Angelina Claudinelle Jean|
|Parents||Gesner Jean, Yolanda Jean, Ready Or Not, Killing Me Softly with His Song, Sweetest Girl, Preston, CT, USA, Miami, FL, United States|
|Siblings||Blandinna Melky Jean, Farel Sedeck Guerschom Jean, Ready Or Not, Killing Me Softly with His Song, Sweetest Girl, Preston, CT, USA, Miami, FL, United States|
|Nicknames||Wyclef from Refugee Camp , Wycleff Jean , Wyclef , W. Jean , Jean Jeanel Wycleff , Wyclef Jeanelle Jean , Nel , Clef , Nelust Wyclef Jean , Wyclif Jean|
|Awards||Grammy Award for Album of the Year, MTV Video Music Award for Best Choreography, MTV Video Music Award for Best R&B Video, BET Humanitarian Award, Satellite Award for Best Original Song, NAACP Image Award – Vanguard Award, Ready Or Not, Killing Me Softly with His Song, Sweetest Girl, Preston, CT, …|
|Nominations||Grammy Award for Best Rap Album, MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year, MTV Video Music Award for Best Female Video, Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals, MTV Europe Music Award for Best Hip-Hop, MTV Video Music Award for Best Electronic Video, MTV Video Music Aw…|
|Movies||Preston, CT, USA, Miami, FL, United States, Carmen: A Hip Hopera, Being Mick, Shottas, Full Clip, James Brown: Soul Survivor, Dirty, One Last Thing…, Black November, Sweet Micky For President, Wyclef Jean’s All-Star Jam at Carnegie Hall, The Making of What’s Going On: An All-Star Tribute, South Be…|
|1||[on arriving in Port-au-Prince after the earthquake] That day, Haiti was gone and Wyclef Jean was a ghost. I was a man, any man, on a ruined street staring into an abyss.|
|2||We showed the world that kids like us could sing passionate songs. We could smile, make love, be happy. Hip-hop didn’t have to be about thug life. It could be just about life.|
|3||The objective of Yéle Haïti is to restore pride and a reason to hope, and for the whole country to regain the deep spirit and strength that is part of our heritage.|
|4||One time, Two time . . . “, ad nauseum|
|1||He was nominated for the 2016 New Jersey Hall of Fame in the Performance Arts category.|
|2||Made song with WWF Superstar The Rock called “It Doesn’t Matter”. [June 2000]|
|3||Was shot in the hand at Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Saturday, March 19th 2011.|
|4||He owns a McLaren F1 super-car, one of the fastest cars in the world.|
|5||Along with Nicole Richie, Beyoncé Knowles, Veronica Webb, Kelly Osbourne, Angie Everhart, Alexandra Richards, Irina Pantaeva, Marisa Miller, Rachel Hunter, Naomi Campbell, and Janice Dickinson, he participated in the “Fashion for Relief” show on 16 September, 2005 in New York, a benefit for AmeriCares to support victims for Hurricane Katrina. Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale were among the celebrities who attended.|
|6||Once worked as a cab driver.|
|7||With his cousin Pras Michel and Lauryn Hill, formed a group called the Tranzlator Crew before becoming Fugees.|
|8||Wyclef and his wife adopted a girl in March 2005. Daughter Angelina Claudinelle was born in Wyclef’s homeland, Haiti.|
|9||He is fluent in French.|
|10||Born on the same day as Eminem.|
|11||Started a foundation Clef Kids, to help inner-city youth.|
|12||Singer with Fugees.|