Wyclef Jean Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career.
Wyclef Jean Net Worth 2020 – Wyclef Jean is a Haitian musician whose band, the Fugees, hit it big in the mid-1990s with ‘The Score.’
With a distinctive lilt to his voice, Wyclef Jean fit perfectly into the makeup of the Fugees, the group with which he would find international fame in the 1990s, and whose signature sound blended rugged rhymes and sweet songs.
Biography of Wyclef Jean
Wyclef Jean was born on 17th October 1969 in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti. Then at the age of 9, he as well as his family had shifted to Newark, New Jersey.
He was the son of father Reverend Gesner Jean and mother Yolanda Jean. His has two siblings named Blandinna Melky Jean and Farel Sedeck Guerschom Jean.
Nevertheless, the opportunities available in America were plentiful compared to those in Haiti.
Jean was graduated from Vailsburg High School, Newark, New Jersey. Then he had attended Eastern Nazarene College where he had finished one semester at Five Towns College in New York.
He had also enrolled in the Berklee College of Music in 2009.
The career of Wyclef Jean
In 1980s Jean had formed the group and signed with Ruffhouse Records and Columbia Records in 1993. Next year the group had released their first album Blunted on Reality and achieved limited commercial success.
In 1996, they had again released their second album titled The Score which also had achieved significant commercial success in the United States, topping the US Billboard 200. He had even announced to begin a solo career with Wyclef Jean Presents the Carnival Featuring the Refugee All-Stars in 1997.
He had released his first new solo album, The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II a Book in 2000. Likewise, he had released his second solo album Masquerade in 2002, the third album The Preacher’s Son in 2003 and his fourth solo album Sak Pasé Presents: Welcome to Haïti in 2004.
Similarly, he had also played in the movies like Shottas in 2002, One Last Thing in 2005 and Americlef in 2007.
From the year 2004-2006, he had been fueled by a reunion performance in Dave Chappelle’s “Block Party. Later in 2006, he has featured in Shakira’s smash hit Hips Don’t Lie.
He was also featured on the song “Spanish Fly” with Ludacris and Bachata group Aventura included on Aventura’s album The Last, released in June 2009.
Similarly, in 2016, he had released a featured vocalist in The Knocks’ single “Kiss The Sky” and wrote an autobiography entitled Purpose: An Immigrant’s Story with the help of journalist Anthony Bozza, published on 2012.
In 2017, he had announced The Carnival Tour which was started in January 2018.
Wyclef Jean Net Worth
Wyclef Jean hаѕ аn еѕtіmаtеd nеt wоrth оf $15 mіllіоn. Не mаdе hіѕ fоrtunе frоm thе grеаt ѕоngѕ, аlbumѕ hе’ѕ bееn rеlеаѕіng, ѕеllіng аnd реrfоrmіng, аnd frоm асtіng іn ТV mоvіеѕ аnd ѕеrіеѕ.
Wусlеf Јеаn еаrnеd аrоund $6 mіllіоn fоr “Тhе Ѕсоrе” аlbum wіth Fugееѕ, $3 mіllіоn fоr hіѕ dеbut аlbum “Wусlеf Јеаn Рrеѕеntѕ Тhе Саrnіvаl,” аnd “Тhе Есlеftіс: 2 Ѕіdеѕ ІІ а Вооk” аlbum wаѕ ѕоld fоr mоrе thаn 1 mіllіоn соріеѕ.
Wусlеf Јеаn іѕ а vеrу tаlеntеd rар ѕіngеr аnd muѕісіаn whо wаѕ bоrn іn Наіtі аnd lаtеr mоvеd tо thе Unіtеd Ѕtаtеѕ. Не’ѕ аlѕо аn асtоr, аnd hіѕ mоѕt rесеnt арреаrаnсе wаѕ іn аn еріѕоdе оf Lаw & Оrdеr: Ѕресіаl Vісtіmѕ Unіt.