Sean Paul is a well-known rapper from Jamaica who is also a songwriter and singer. In 2000, he released his debut studio album entitled ‘Stage One’. Paul has successfully released 6 studio albums and 24 singles. Additionally, he has also released 1 mixtape and 1 compilation album. Now let’s have a close look at Sean Paul’s net worth in 2018.
Sean Paul Early Life
Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques was born on 9 January 1973, in Kingston, Jamaica to his parents Frances Henriques and Garth Henriques.
He went to Wolmer’s Boys’ School and was a part of the Jamaican water polo team from 13 till 21. He later went to Hill Academy High School. After his school, Paul attended the University of Technology (formerly known as College of Arts, Science, and Technology). Initially, he wanted to do hotel management and did training in commerce.
Sean Paul was raised as a Catholic, and many of his extended family members are swimmers. He was interested in music from a young age, and also possessed a good athletic and academic record.
In 2012, Sean Paul got married to Jamaican television host Jodi Stewart, after dating each other for a long time. The couple welcomed their first child named Levi Blaze in February 2017.
Sean Paul Career
In March 2000, Sean Paul released his first album called ‘Stage One’. In September 2002, he released his second studio album ‘Dutty Rock’. It went on to become a multi-platinum certified album and peaked at No. 1 on the U.S Rap charts.
His third studio album called ‘The Trinity’ got released in September 2005. This too became a commercial success. This was followed by ‘Imperial Blaze’ in 2009. In January 2012, he released the album ‘Tomahawk Technique’. His last studio album called ‘Full Frequency’ was released in February 2014.
Sean Paul released the compilation album ‘Dutty Classics Collection’ in June 2017. He has also released the mixtape entitled ‘The Odyssey Mixtape’ in December 2009.
Some of the popular singles released by Sean Paul includes “Get Busy”, “Like Glue”, “We Be Burnin’”, “Ever Blazin’”, “Temperature”, “Never Gonna Be the Same”, “So Fine”, “Got 2 Luv U”, “She Doesn’t Mind”, “Other Side of Love”, and “No Lie”.
He is planning to release his seventh studio album and has already released singles from the album including “Body” and “Crick Neck”.
Awards & Achievements
In 2004, Sean Paul won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album. In 2017, he was nominated in three categories at the Brit Awards. He has won four MOBO Awards and has won the 2006 American Music Awards. He has won the Soul Train Award in 2009 and is also the winner of the Source Awards in 2003. Other awards won by Sean Paul include MTV Music Awards, MuchMusic Video Awards, and MTV Romania Music Awards.
Net Worth of Sean Paul
Sean Paul has an estimated net worth of more than $14 million. He made this fortune from the sale of his albums. Sean Paul has successfully released many singles and albums in his career, and two of his albums have certified multi-platinum. He is the most successful artist from Jamaica in the US charts. His singles have also peaked inside the top ten in many countries including Austria, France, and Canada. Paul had also appeared in the film ‘Belly’ in 1998.
Sean Paul is considered one of the most popular rappers in the world. He found considerable success after the release of his album ‘Dutty Rock’. The album shaped his career and made him a popular reggae star. He is also a dancehall who rose to prominence after releasing his albums. He was born into an athletic family, and he is a good swimmer.