Sean Paul Biography
(Jamaican Singer and Rapper)
Birthday: January 9, 1973 (Capricorn)
Born In: Kingston, Jamaica
Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques, better known by the shorter version of his name Sean Paul, is a Jamaican reggae artist and dancehall who rose to fame with his Grammy award winning album ‘Dutty Rock’. Born into a family of athletes, sports were his first love. He was a talented swimmer and athlete who had represented his country’s national water polo team as a youngster. He was academically very gifted and attended some of the best educational institutes in his country and earned a degree in hotel management. He was also a music lover from childhood and soon his desire to create music overpowered his athletic and academic aspirations. He began rapping at local bars and clubs where his talent got him noticed by the producer Jeremy Harding who later became his manager. Soon he released his debut album ‘Stage One’ which peaked at No. 2 on the Top Reggae Albums chart. His second album, ‘Dutty Rock’ was an even bigger success and established him as a rising reggae superstar. Till date the rhyme singer has sold over 10 million copies of his albums worldwide and has spawned several No. 1 hits. However, he remains down-to-earth and modest about his success, a feature that endears him further to the millions of his fans.