Kisean Anderson, also known as Sean Kingston is a Jamaican-American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer. He released his first album ‘Sean Kingston’ in 2007.
Sean Kingston’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Kingston was born in Miami, Florida on February 3, 1990, as the first of three children born to Janice Turner. His family moved to Kingston, Jamaica when he was six.
His grandfather was the noted Jamaican reggae producer Lawrence Lindo, who worked under the stage name Jack Ruby. He is of Jamaican-American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to Afro-Jamaican ethnic background.
Talking about his education, Kingston attended Ocho Rios High School in Ocho Rios for three years before migrating back to the United States.
Sean Kingston’s Career, Salary and Net Worth
Kingston was initially discovered on Myspace by Tommy Rotem at Beluga Heights and signed to the label in a partnership deal with Sony. Later, he recorded and released the single ‘Beautiful Girls’ in May 2007. Additionally, he was the opening act for Gwen Stefani’s The Sweet Escape Tour and for select dates on Beyoncé’s The Beyoncé Experience Tour.
Kingston’s album ‘Tomorrow’ was released on September 22, 2009. He has worked with numerous famous names in music including T-Pain, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Flo Rida, Soulja Boy, Wyclef Jean, Cher Lloyd, Akon and Dr. Dre among others. He has released a total of three albums ‘Back 2 Life’ being the most recent one. Additionally, he filmed a public service announcement with Do Something to encourage teens to become active in their communities by forming a Do Something club. Furthermore, he appeared with one of his dogs in an ad for PETA, encouraging people not to chain their dogs outside.
Kingston won the MOBO Awards and Teen Choice Awards in 2007. In addition, he also garnered the Image Awards and MTV Video Music Awards Japan nomination.
Kingston has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $ 2 million at present.
Sean Kingston’s Rumors and Controversy
Kingston became part of a controversy after he was accused of stealing jewelry and was slapped with $ 300,000 lawsuit. Furthermore, he also became part of another controversy after he settled $5 million lawsuits with a woman who claimed she was ‘gang raped’ by him. At present, there are no rumors concerning Kingston and her career.
Sean Kingston’s Body Measurements
Talking about her body measurement, Kingston has a height of 1.88 m. Additionally, he weighs around 116 kg (255 pounds). Furthermore, his hair color is black and eye color is dark brown.
Social Media Profile
Kingston is active over the social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram. He has more than 3.4M followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 1M followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 8M followers.