Who is Sean Kingston and what is his net worth 2018? Sean Kingston is a singer who is best known for the single “Beautiful Girls”. He is also a record producer, songwriter, and rapper. He became popular after releasing his self-titled debut album in 2007. Kingston is also an activist. In 2013, he released his album ‘Back 2 Life’. Some of his other hit singles include “Beat It” and “Eenie Meenie”. He has also released mixtape albums which also included other artists such as Flo Rida, Akon, Justin Bieber, Soulja Boy, Tory Lanez, and B.o.B. He has appeared with other artists in an episode of ‘Black Dynamite’.
Kisean Anderson popularly known as Sean Kingston was born in Miami, Florida on February 3, 1990. At the age of six, his family moved to Kingston in Jamaica. He went to the Ocho Rios School. His grandfather’s name is Lawrence Lindo and was a popular reggae producer in Jamaica. Lawrence Lindo used to be known as Jack Ruby under his stage name. Sean Kingston was discovered by Tommy Rotem on MySpace in Beluga Heights.
As an activist, Sean Kingston has appeared in an advertisement for PETA with one of his dogs. He has encouraged people to not chain their dogs outside. He has also filmed a video to encourage youths to be active in their communities with Do Something.
Kingston released his debut single “Beautiful Girls” in a joint collaboration between Koch Records and Epic Records. It became a number 1 song on the Billboard Hot 100. It also topped the charts in the United Kingdom, Spain, Ireland, New Zealand, Canada, and Australia. He changed his last name to “Kingston” as a referral to the capital city of Jamaica. In 2009, he released the album called ‘Tomorrow’.
The tracks “Face Drop” and “Fire Burning” and other five tracks were released as singles before the release of the album. He co-wrote the song “Whatcha Say” for Jason Derulo. He also discovered Iyaz, R&B-reggae singer on MySpace and later signed to him to his own record label. In 2010, he recorded the song “Miss Everything” for the UK group called ‘Sugababes’. In 2010, he released his single “Eenie Meenie” with Justin Bieber.
This song was also featured on Bieber’s album ‘My World 2.0’. Another single “Letting Go (Dutty Love)” included a verse by Nicki Minaj. These singles were included on his album ‘Tomorrow’. He planned to release the mixtape ‘Our World’ with Justin Bieber, however, it never got released. Kingston’s first mixtape called ‘King of Kingz’ was released in February 2011. It also had appearances by other top artists.
In 2013, he released his third album called ‘Back 2 Life’. In 2014, Sean Kingston guest-starred with Debra Wilson, Christopher “Kid” Reid, Chance the Rapper, David Alan Grier, Rochelle Jordan, Erykah Badu, and Mel B for ‘Black Dynamite’ which was an episode on Bob Marley. A year later, he released the single “Wait Up” for his fourth studio album. In 2016, the music videos of “All I Got” and “One Away” were released.
In 2008, Sean Kingston was nominated for the Image Awards for Outstanding New Artist. He has won the 2007 MOBO Award. He was nominated in the MTV Vidoe Music Awards Japan in 2013. He won the 2007 Teen Choice Award for “Beautiful Girls” and was also nominated in one more category in the same event.
Sean Kingston Net Worth
Sean Kingston began his career after he was found on MySpace. He began his career at a very young age. He has also found his own record company. In doing so, he has gone on to inherit good wealth for himself. Sean Kingston’s net worth is an estimated $2.5 million. He owes this wealth to all the success he had as a singer and as a writer. He has also written songs for other artists. Kingston also found Iyaz on MySpace and has done various tours. He has frequently collaborated with other artists including Nicki Minaj, Flo Rida, and Justin Bieber for his album.