Jason Derulo | Childhood, Career & Hot Gossip

Jason Derulo

One of the most successful musicians of our time, Jason Derulo, has quickly become one of the best-selling artists in the world. Dominating charts, radio stations, and social media, he doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. Read on to explore his early life, road to stardom, and find out what he’s been up to recently.

Early Life

Born Jason Joel Desrouleaux in Miramar, Florida, Derulo was passionate about music from a very early age. He started singing as a little boy and wrote his first song when he was only 8. He honed his singing and dancing skills at performing arts schools and practiced acting in various theater productions. In 2006, he was the winner of the Showtime at the Apollo music TV show.

It wasn’t until his teenage years that his songwriting caught other artists’ attention, propelling him into the universe of world-renowned musicians.


Derulo started writing songs for artists such as Diddy, Lil Wayne, Sean Kingston, Pitbull, Cassie, and many others. But he wanted to go further and write songs for himself, get on stage, and show what he’s made of.

He currently has over 50 million sold singles and 11 Platinums, including Ridin’ SoloWant to Want MeDon’t Wanna Go HomeTalk DirtyWiggleIn My Head, and his debut Whatcha Say. The single Want to Want Me became the most-added track in the history of Top 40 US radio, being added to 156 radio stations.

He has received many awards for his achievements, including five BMI Pop Awards and three Teen Choice Awards.

He’s also been dipping his toes in the movie industry. He’s starred in the musical fantasy movie Cats and will star in the upcoming biographical movie Spinning Gold.

Jason Derulo Relationships: Who Has He Dated?

Derulo has a steaming dating history, but his latest girlfriend, Ragon Miller, might finally be a wife prospect. So far, he has been in relationships with:

Jordin Sparks (2011-2014)

Carmen Ortega (2014)

Daphne Joy (2015-2016)

Ragon Miller (2017)

In the News

Jason Derulo is currently promoting the big-screen adaptation of Cats. Check out Derulo as he plays Rum Tum Tugger, a rebellious feline who loves being at the center of attention.

If you want to keep up with Derulo’s career and personal life, be sure to check back again with The Shade Room!


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