What is the Wyclef Jean’s Net Worth?
Wyclef Jean is a Haitian-American rapper. Wyclef is also a singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer with a net worth of $10 Million. He is also a Politician. He is mostly known for his group “The Fugees”.
Quick Facts About Wyclef Jean
|Wyclef Jean‘s Net Worth||$10 Million|
|Age||Oct 17, 1969 (52 years old)|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.797 m)|
|Profession||Musician, Record producer, Singer-songwriter,
Actor, Rapper, Artist, Politician, Film Score Composer, Singer, Songwriter
Wyclef Jean Career, Wiki, and More
Wyclef Jean is mostly known for his hip-hop group “The Fugees” which includes Lauryn Hill and Pras Michel.
As Celebrity Net Worth, Wyclef has a net worth of $10 Million.
The Fugees released their first album in 1993, named “Blunted On Reality”.
In 1996, they released another album “The Score”, which was a successful album for their career. It was sold over 6 million copies. The album also helps the group earn two Grammy Awards.
Later, Wyclef split with his Fugees bandmates to create solo albums. He released his first solo album, “The Carnival,” in 1997. It went multi-platinum and gave him a huge success.
He released great albums like “J’ouvert”(2017), which is his EP. He had his last successful album as “Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee”.
Wyclef has also appeared in several movies and series which has added to his net worth. Some of his famous movies are “Shottas”, “Dirty”, and “Black November”.
After a successful music career, Wyclef also filed for candidacy in the Haitian presidential election, which was in August 2010.
He was made ineligible to stand for the post by Electoral Commission. It was because candidates were required to live in Haiti for five years before an election, but Wyclef was living in the U.S. at the time.
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Wyclef Jean Relationship and Personal life
Wyclef was in a relationship with Lauryn Hill.
At the same time, he was dating his future wife, Marie Claudinette. Marie is a designer.
The couple got married in 1994. After a year of marriage, they adopted a daughter. She was named Angelina and belonged to Haiti.
Later, after five years of marriage, Wyclef and Marie renewed their vows.
Wyclef had to face tragic events in his life. He was shot in the hand in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It was in March 2011.
Wyclef founded the charitable organization “Yele Haiti” which is also known as the “Wyclef Jean Foundation”. He founded the organization after the death of his father in 2001.
The charity had helped many persons like it have provided scholarships to 3,600 Gonaives children after Hurricane Jeanne in 2004. It has also worked on providing school funding and meals to the people of Haiti.
In 2010, it was reported that the organization hadn’t filed tax returns for several consecutive years, and hence due to this reason the charity was shut down in 2012 after more than a decade of the establishment.
Wyclef Jean Early Life, Success, and Real estate
Wyclef Jean was born on October 17, 1969. He was named Nel Ust Wyclef Jean after birth.
Though he was born in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti, later he moved to the United States. At the age of 9, he moved to the United States with his family and he grew up there in Brooklyn, New York.
He was born to his mother Yolanda and father Gesner. He had three siblings Sam, Sedeck, and Melky.
Jean was interested in music from a young age. He with his siblings used to play music on a Muppets musical instrument playset. So, their parents soon bought their children real instruments. They also bought Wyclef a guitar.
His father was tragically killed in 2001 when he was crushed against his garage door by Jean’s Bentley.
Wyclef attended Vailsburg High School till his high school. Then he went to Eastern Nazarene College and Five Towns College for further study. Later he got enrolled in Boston’s Berklee College of Music in 2009.
Wyclef rose to fame in the early 1990s at first as a member of The Fugees.