Jason Derulo dancing and smiling

4 facts you need to know about Jason Derulo!

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. 

  • Jason was born in Miramar, Florida, and is a 31-year-old singer.
  • The 6ft tall star’s net worth is estimated to be $20 million.
  • Jason Derulo is currently dating Jena Fumes, a 27-year-old actress and model.
  • She is the mom of his first child, born on May 8th, 2021. 
  • Jason has sold 30 million singles since 2009.

1. His real name is Jason Joel Desrouleaux

Jason Derulo shirtless

'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

Jason Derulo practicing his dance moves

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

Jason DeRulo playing basketball

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

In 2021, he welcomed his first child with his girlfriend Jena Frumes

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”. 

 

Charles Lorenz

A foodie and an avid reader. Lover of all things of nature and music. Probably sleep too much for my own good but we only live once, right?+ info

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