Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques is a Jamaican rapper, singer, and record producer. He is a Grammy award winner. Sean Paul net worth is estimated at $12 million.
Sean Paul Henriques was born in Kingston, Jamaica to parents Garth and Frances on 9 January 1973. His mother is a painter. His paternal grandfather was of Portuguese Jewish descent. Paul’s father is of Portuguese and Indo-Jamaican descent, while his paternal grandmother was Afro-Jamaican. Also Sean’s mother is of English and Chinese-Jamaican descent. Sean Paul was raised as a Catholic.
He attended Wolmer’s Boys’ School and the College of Arts, Science, and Technology, now known as the University of Technology, where he was trained in commerce.
Paul played for the national water polo team from the age of 13 to 21, when he gave up the sport in order to launch his musical career.
Paul started his music career around the late 90s. He was discovered by music producer Jeremy Harding.
Harding’s brother told him about seeing someone at a small open mic event in Kingston who sounded a lot like the dancehall DJ and toaster Super Cat.
Harding eventually met the singer when Paul came by his studio to ask for some advice.
During the meeting Paul recorded a vocal over Harding’s rhythm track and in the process created the song “Baby Girl”. Paul began hanging out at the studio every day, and the pair collaborated on several more tracks.
When they recorded “Infiltrate” they decided they had something good enough to get on the radio. As Sean Paul started to attract local attention, Harding began looking after his affairs.
Sean Paul Net Worth
Paul is one of the richest musicians in Jamaica with a net worth of $12 million.
Sean Paul has received many awards and nominations for his work including;
American Music Awards
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist – –
2003 Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Male Artist – –
2003 Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album
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Best Reggae Album “Full Frequency” –
2013 N Best Reggae Album “Tomahawk Technique” –
2010 N Best Reggae Album “Imperial Blaze” –
2006 N Best Reggae Album “The Trinity” –
2004 Best Reggae Album “Dutty Rock” –
Best Rap Solo Performance – Male “Get Busy” –
2004 Best New Artist