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Jermaine Dupri

Facts of Jermaine Dupri

Date of Birth: 1972 , September-23
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch

Quick Timeline of Jermaine Dupri

1972 Born in Asheville, North Carolina
1982 Appeared on stage on the Diana Ross show
1985 Danced for the hip hop group Whodini
1991 Formed the teen duo Kris Kross
1992 Kris Kross's debut album, Totally Krossed Out
1997 Produced several tracks Usher's second album, My Way
1998 Released his debut album, Life in 1472
2006 Won Grammy Awards
1998 First child, Shaniah Mauldin

Detail Timeline of Jermaine Dupri

September 23 , 1972

Born in Asheville, North Carolina

Five feet and four inches tall, Jermaine Dupri was born as Jermaine Dupri Mauldin at the end of 1972 in Asheville, North Carolina, United States of America to Tina (Mosley) and Michael Mauldin. His father is a Columbia Records executive.

1982

Appeared on stage on the Diana Ross show

As his father was active in the music industry, Jermaine got a huge musical background and support as a child. He began his career as a musician before he was ten. In the early 1980s, his father coordinated a Diana Ross show. During this show, he appeared on stage and he danced his with Ross.

1985

Danced for the hip hop group Whodini

At the age of 12, he also danced for the hip hop group Whodini. As a dancer, he also appeared on the music video Freaks Come Out At Night. He also opened the New York Fresh Festival and performed all around the country. 

1991

Formed the teen duo Kris Kross

In the early 1990s, he created his first act under the title the female hip hop trio Silk Tymes Leather. In 1991, he formed an American hip hop group Kris Kross. Chris Kelly and Chris Smith was the member of this group. 

March 31 , 1992

Kris Kross's debut album, Totally Krossed Out

After an American hip hop group Kris Kross was formed in the early 1990s, they began recording their debut album. Their debut album Totally Krossed Out was released on 31st of March 1992. Their second album Da Bomb was released on 3rd of August 1993.

1997

Produced several tracks Usher's second album, My Way

 At the end of 1990s, he produced several tracks Usher's second album, My Way. Its lead single You Make Me Wanna... became the massive hit, it entered number-one on the Rhythmic Top 40 and Hot R&B/ Hip Hop chart. 

July 21 , 1998

Released his debut album, Life in 1472

Jermaine Dupri is a recording artist and a record producer from United States. He is also a rapper by himself and his debut album Life in 1472 was released on 21st of July 1998. His second album Instructions was released at the end of 2001. 

2006

Won Grammy Awards

Grammy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the musical world and he has also once been honored with this award. He won this award for the first time in 2006 and that was for Best R&B Song. 

1998

First child, Shaniah Mauldin

Till date there is no any information about his married life and wife in the media but there is some information about him being the father of a lovely daughter Shaniah Mauldin. Shaniah Mauldin was born in 1998. Pam Sweat is her mother. 

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Till date, there is no any information about his married life and wife. Jermaine Dupri was in a relationship with Shaniah Mauldin, with whom he has a daughter Shaniah Mauldin. He also dated American singer/songwriter Janet Jackson for seven years from 2002 to 2009. The pair was reported to have hooked-up again in 2017, however, neither of them has talked about their reconciliation. 

Jermaine's father, who is an Atlanta based talent manager cordinated a Diana Ross show in 1982, where Jermanie managed to share the dancing stage with Ross. At the age of 12, he started dancing for the hip-hop group Whodini, making appearances in several music videos including Freaks Come Out At Night.

In the early 1990s, he created his first act for an Atlanta based female hip-hop trio Silk Tymes Leather. He formed an American hip hop group, Kris Kross. The band's debut album Totally Krossed Out was released on 31st of March 1992. Their second album Da Bomb was released on August 3, 1993. At the end of the 1990s, he produced several tracks for Usher's second album, My Way.

After working for Destiny's Child eponymous debut album, which was released on February 17, 1998, Jermaine then focused on his own music career. He released his lead single The Pary Continues from his first studio album Jermaine Dupri Presents Life in 1472: The Original Soundtrack. In 2004, he again collaborated with Usher, co-writing and co-producing three consecutive singles; Burn, Confessions Part II, and My Boo. Confessions won Best Contemporary R&B Album and Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals.

In 2005, Jermaine worked on Mariah Carey's tenth studio album titled The Emancipation of Mimi. The single We Belong Together from The Emancipation of Mimi became the second longest running number one song in US chart history, staying at No. 1 for fourteen non-consecutive weeks.

In 2006, Jermaine signed Dem Franchize Boyz to his label, So So Def. The group released On Top of Our Game in 2007, which topped the US Top Rap Albums with hits, I Think They Like Me and Lean wit it, Rock wit it. On October 7, 2013, he succeeded Randy Jackson as Carey's talent manager. Their collaboration ended in August 2014. In 2015, Jermaine created a reality TV series, The Rap Game, with Queen Latifah. In 2018, Jermaine was inducted into the Nashville Songwriter Hall of Fame.

He has an estimated net worth of $2 million. In May 2013, his So So Def Production encountered a lawsuit by Sun Trust Bank for about $1.9 million. In 2005, Jermaine brought his sex beds Atlanta mansion built on 1.73 acres for $3.2 million. In 2014, he was in the mortgage foreclosure for he wasn't able to pay the monthly installement for his mansion and was in a debut worth $2.5 million.