Jason brings the party to wherever he goes. Known for his hit song ‘Whatcha Say', he released his first album in 2010 and hasn't stopped ever since. Song ‘Savage Love’ got 16 million views.
1. His real name is Jason Joel Desrouleaux
'Desrouleaux' is French and is pronounced the same way as Derulo. A smart move from Derulo, who made life easier for everybody. Specially for the journalists!
2. He was almost in a wheelchair for life
He broke his neck in 2012, while doing a backflip while practicing and doctors told him it was a miracle he was alive and walking.
“The odds are crazy. I was either supposed to be paralysed or not here at all,”
3. His basketball coach became his manager
Derulo used to play basketball. Frank Harris was his basketball coach, and he had connections in the music industry and eventually became Derulo's manager. Boy, was he a good manager. His songs ‘Trumpets’, ’Wiggle’ and ‘Talk Dirty’ are some of his major hits.
4. He loves to surprise
He is one of the best live performers in the world. With stunning choreographies and improvisations, Derulo revealed that he loves to bring fans up on stage:
"I always bring fans up on stage with me, seeing their faces is a wonderful feeling”.