Wyclef Jean who is also known by his nickname Jean is one of the famous rappers from Haiti. He has also established himself as an actor and a musician. He rose to prominence after being honored with the Grammy Awards in 1997.
Wyclef Jean's early life
Wyclef Jean was from the middle-class family born as Nell Wyclef Jean on the 17th October 1969 in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti to parents of Haitian descent. He's nationality Haitian and his ethnicity is black.
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Since his childhood days, Wyclef Jean was good in rapping and he also had a great dream to be a famous rapper in the future. When he was just in his mid-teens he formed a musical band with his friends.
Wyclef Jean's career
Wyclef Jean and his friends signed a recording contract with Columbia Records in 1993 and finally released their first album the following year.
Since his professional debut as a rapper, Wyclef Jean has released a total of 13 record albums. During the course of his career, he has worked with many other musical personalities like Avicii, Gerard Pique's wife, Shakira, and Young Thug.
Wyclef Jean also stood for the presidentship of Haiti, but unfortunately lost.
Wyclef Jean's married life and son
Wyclef Jean married Marie Claudinette Jean in 1994. She is one of the famous fashion designers. They are serving a great example of a celebrity who is good at keeping his married life tight and long.
Besides this one, both of them are not involved in any kind of extra affairs and they are happy to be each other’s loving spouse. They have adopted a child together; Angelina Claudinelle Jean.
Apart from that Wyclef Jean was rumored to be in a short-lived love affair with Lauryn Hill.
Wyclef Jean's net worth
His salary as an actor and rapper is a dream for every individual and his net worth is around $10 million.
Wyclef Jean's earnings from his record albums have been given below:
- The Score (1996): $6 million
- The Carnival (1997): $3 million
- The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II a Book: $1.5 million
The rapper owns a mansion in Saddle River, New Jersey which he bought in the year 1998 at the price of $1.85 million.