Sean Kingston Career and Net Worth
Sean Kingston Career and Net Worth, Is Sean Kingston related to Bob Marley?
Sean Kingston is a Jamaican-American rapper with approximately $0.5 million in net worth. Sean is famously known for very popular tracks like “Beautiful Girls”, “Fire Burning” and “Eenie Meenie”.
His career kick-started after he was discovered in the mid 2000s on MySpace. Sean released several tracks and albums after he landed a record deal. His tracks and albums charted well both in the US and the UK.
Sean Kingston Early Life
Kisean Paul Anderson was born on February 3, 1990 in Miami, Florida. He was brought up with two siblings. Kinston moved to Jamaica at the age of 6 with his family. He went to Ocho Rios High School in Jamaica after which he relocated to the United States. He was born into a family that was into music. His father was the reggae producer, Jack Ruby. Is Sean Kingston related to Bob Marley? Sean is the grandson of Burning Spear and Bob Marley producer Jack Ruby.
Sean Kingston Career
Kingston was discovered in the mid- 2000s on Myspace and later signed a record deal with Beluga Heights and Sony. Kingston was advised to alter his style and make his music more melodic in order to appeal to a wider audience.
He released the breakthrough track “Beautiful Girls” in 2007. The track quickly went tops in the United States as well as globally. He spent the tail end of 2007 touring with artists like Kelly Clarkson and Gwen Stefani. IN 2009, he released “Tomorrow” which featured Wyclef Jean and RedOne.
Kingston collaborated with Jason Derula and Sugababes. Kingston’s next album had the tract “Eenie Meenie” featuring Justin Bieber which was a major hit. He did the mixtape dubbed “King of Kingz”. The next couple of years saw him tour with Jason Derulo and Bow Wow as well as collaborate with artists like Vybz Kartel, Giusy Ferreri and Tony Lanez.
Kingston announced the creation of the “Professional Rapper Boxing League” in 2020.
Jet Skiing Accident
Kingston almost lost his life in 2010 while he was jet skiing off the coast of Miami. He sustained serious injuries and was rushed to the hospital. Kingston recovered but was confronted with consequences summed by Miami police as “careless operation” of a jet ski. Kingston was fined $180 and was also banned from riding a jet ski until 2018.
After Kingston’s Mercedes Benz G-Class SUV was repossessed following his failure to make good payment ignited speculations of money issues in March 2014. His Bentley was also repossessed a week later.
His Lamborghini was also repossessed on July 28, 2014 whilst parked on the street near Hollywood and Vine. He allegedly had failed to make payment for the Lambo for six months. His financial woes continued.
Several jewelers also came forward claiming Kingston had failed to pay them. A judge ruled against Kingston and ordered him to pay in excess of $300,000 to a New York jeweler known as “Aqua Master” after he filed a lawsuit against Kingston.