Sean Kingston Net Worth, Biography, Career and Achievements

Joseph Kanu  - Content Writer, Editor and Blogger February 19, 2023
Updated 2023/02/19 at 7:57 PM
Sean Kingston Net Worth

Do you want to know exactly what is Sean Kingston net worth? This article got you covered.

Kisean Paul Anderson popularly known as Sean Kingston is a 33-yerar old an American-Jamaican singer and rapper born on February 3rd, 1990, in Miami, Florida. 

Just as we’ll show you Sean Kingston net worth, we’ll as well feed you with other interesting pieces of information about him including his biography, year-to-year career and achievements so you can know him better.

Popular Name:Sean Kingston
Real Name:Kisean Paul Anderson 
Birth Date:February 3rd, 1990
Birth Place:Miami, Florida
Height:6 ft
Weight:90 kg
Marital Status:Single
Profession:Singer, Rapper
Years active:2007-present
Net Worth:$500 thousand.
Last Updated:2023


Kisean Paul Anderson popularly known as Sean Kingston is a 33-yerar old an American-Jamaican singer and rapper born on February 3rd, 1990, in MiamiFlorida

Sean Kingston is widely known for his hit songs including “Beautiful Girls“, “Fire Burning”, “Take You There“, and as well his collaboration with Justin Bieber on “Eenie Meenie“.

His father was Jack Ruby Jr, a DJ, and his mother is Janice Turner. Kingston is the eldest of his parent’s three children.  He stands 6 feet tall and weighs 90 kilograms.

Sean Kingston’s  family relocated to Kingston, Jamaica, when he was six years old, there he attended  Ocho Rios High School in Ocho Rios for three years, and thereafter returned to the United States.

Sean Kingston’s grandfather was the populous Jamaican reggae producer Lawrence Lindo, who performed with the stage name ”Jack Ruby”.

Informations concerning Sean Kingston’s relationships, love life and even family life are not available, but Sean Kingston from reports have been in several relationships before now, yet he is not married and he is currently not dating anyone.

Sean Kingston’s Jet-skiing accident

Sean Kingston was involved in a near-fatal jet skiing accident in Miami, Florida in May 2011, he was rushed immediately to the hospital.

Sean Kingston was asked to pay a fine of $180 for careless operation in the accident, and as at 2018, Kingston had resumed riding jet skis again.

Sean Kingston Net Worth, Sources of Income

Without a doubt, Sean Kingston net worth majorly comes from his music career, aside from some possible endorsements, it has not been revealed if Sean Kingston has other sources of income.

Sean Kingston net worth is currently estimated at five hundred US Dollars ($500, 000).

Sean Kingston Music Career

2007 to 2008

Sean Kingston light shined and Matt Tobin of Beluga Heights Records discovered him on YouTube , he was signed to the label in a partnership contract with Sony Entertainments.

During an interview session with HitQuarters label head and producer J. R. Rotem, Sean Kingston was described as a marketable product.

As quoted the description was thus quoted “Sean Kingston was a rapper when we found him and it was a development process to get him more melodic. At Beluga we essentially refine the talent so that it’s more of a marketable product.”

In May 2007, In a deal between Epic Records and Koch Records, Sean Kingston taped and released the single “Beautiful Girls“. “Beautiful Girls” peaked at the top of the Billboard Hot 100.

The song was successful and thrived internationally.  It topped the charts in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, Spain and even the United Kingdom.

In the latter country, “Beautiful Girls” spent four weeks at the summit of the UK Singles Chart.

Sean Kingston served as the opening act for Gwen Stefani’s The Sweet Escape Tour and for select dates on Beyoncé’s The Beyoncé Experience tour In 2007.

In 2008, Sean Kingston was among the opening acts for the Australian leg of Kelly Clarkson’s My December Tour.


Sean Kingston’s album,  ”Tomorrow” was released on September 22, 2009. The album was produced  by Fugee Wyclef Jean; RedOne (of recent Lady Gaga fame); and  Sean Kingston’s first mentor, J. R. Rotem.

Sean Kingston released the singles “Fire Burning” and “Face Drop“. before then, he had released  five additional promotional digital singles leading up to the album.

Sean Kingston was the co-writer of  Jason Derulo‘s “Whatcha Say“, and  also discovered  the R&B-reggae singer Iyaz on MySpace and signed him to J. R. Rotem‘s record label.

Sean Kingston recorded the track “Miss Everything” for the UK girl-group Sugababes studio album,Sweet 7. The track was released in March 2010, in the UK.

Sean Kingston and DJ Khaled were featured on Bow Wow’s new single “For My Hood”, from the movie, The Lottery Ticket, and also he performed  in the O2 Arena where he received supports from Mumzy Stranger.

2010 to 2013

Sean Kingston’s next album “Back To Life” features notable artists suc as T-Pain, Nicki MinajKanye West, Flo Rida, Soulja Boy, Wyclef Jean, Cher Lloyd, Akon, and Green Eyed Tayla.

The album’s first single  is “Eenie Meenie” featuring Justin Bieber. The single was released in March 2010, and  was also added to Justin Bieber’s My World 2.0 album.

 The second single from the album is “Letting Go (Dutty Love)”, which features a verse from Nicki Minaj. It was released on iTunes in August of the same year 2010.

The album’s the third single “Dumb Love” was released on iTunes in September 2010, and his new single “She Moves” promotes Irena Cara’s “What a Feeling” from the film Flashdance.

Another release was his fourth single “Party All Night (Sleep All Day)” that was  released in December 2010.

Sean Kingston was the representative of the continents of North and South America to sing “Everyone”, the Official Theme Song of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games.

Sean Kingston took part in a collaboration with four other notable artists representing their continent, South African Jody Williams representing Africa, Singaporean Tabitha Nauser (Asia), Briton Steve Appleton (Europe), and Australian Jessica Mauboy who represented Oceania.

Sean Kingston was however unable to attend the Singapore Youth Olympics 2010 opening ceremony as a result of passport mix-ups.

Kingston got an invitation to be featured with Cash Money Records/former So So Def member, Bow Wow on his song “For My Hood”. Sean Kingston performed the song together with Bow Wow and DJ Khaled on BET’s TV program 106 & Park the day after its release.

Sean Kingston’s  mixtape, “Our World” was planned to be released with pop star Justin Bieber,featuring roughly 12 to 14 songs and including their versions of songs like “Pretty Boy Swag”, Eagles hit single, “Lyin Eyes” and “Billionaire”.

Sean Kingston completed the mixtape and he displayed a preview on uStream in August 2010 for his fans to see, but the album was never released.

Sean Kingston went further to perform on the first leg of Bieber’s tour, and released his first mixtape, King of Kingz, in February 2011, as just  free download.

The mixtape, “Our World”  had guest appearances from artistes like Akon, Flo Rida, Soulja Boy, Justin Bieber, B.o.B, and Tory Lanez. Sean Kingston made an announcement that his new album will be named Back 2 Life.’

Kingston also stated during an interview with MTV that he would be fully re-doing the album and that the previous singles will not be included.

He linked up with T.I. on the set of the music video for “Back 2 Life”, the street single off  Kingston’s upcoming album bearing same name. The couple shot the video in Los Angeles with comedian Mike Epps.

Sean Kingston had a performance at the Dubai Caribbean Carnival at Downtown Dubai with Jason Derulo and Bow Wow in November 2012.

In April 2013, iTunes uploaded  the preorder of Back 2 Life, its cover art and track listing and announced September 10, 2013 as its  release date.

2013 to Date

In March 2013, Kingston announced plans for his upcoming fourth studio album, “Road To Deliverance” and said that he will be taping with Disney and pop star Zendaya.

Sean Kingston at the same time said that they are both recording a single titled “Heart on Empty”, that he described as “a soulful ballad that you all will be sure to remember”.

Subsequently, Sean Kingston  guest-starred, alongside Chance the Rapper, Debra Wilson, Erykah Badu, Mel B, Rochelle Jordan, David Alan Grier, and Christopher “Kid” Reid, in the Bob Marley episode of Black Dynamite on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim.

In March 2015, Sean Kingston did a post on Instagram where he was  pictured with Swedish record producer RedOne, and he confirmed they are working together on the album.

In May 2015, Sean Kingston posted a snippet of his then-upcoming lead single from his fourth studio album, and in September 2015, he premiered his first single in a couple of years titled “Wait Up”.

“Wait Up” was the lead single off  Kingston’s upcoming fourth studio album. In January and March respectively, the accompanying music videos  for “One Away” and “All I Got” were released.

In March 2017, Sean Kingston announced the release of his mixtape, ”Made in Jamaica” preceded by the single “Chance” featuring  Vybz Kartel.

In 2018, Sean Kingston took part alongside Italian singer Giusy Ferreri on the vocal part of the single “Amore e capoeira”, by Italian record producers Takagi & Ketra.

Sean Kingston released his single “Peace of Mind” with rapper Tory Lanez in 2019, and in June 2020, he announced the making of the “Professional Rapper Boxing League” with hip hop super agent, Triple The Mogul.

In May 2021, Sean Kingston got back with the single, “Darkest Times”, which features G Herbo, and he also announced his upcoming fourth studio album.

In December 2021, Sean Kingston took part alongside Japanese rapper TOMORO on the vocal part of the single “Let Me Hold You”.

In September 2022, Sean Kingston released “Road To Deliverance”  as his fourth studio album.


Studio Albums

  • Sean Kingston (2007)
  • Tomorrow (2009)
  • Back 2 Life (2013)
  • Road To Deliverance (2022)


Sean Kingston some time ago filmed a public service announcement with ”Do Something” where he encouraged teens to become active in their communities by forming a Do Something club.

Sean Kingston made an appearance with one of his dogs in an ad for PETA, where he encouraged and advised people not to chain their dogs outside in 2010.

Awards and Nominations

Sean Kingston has had some good number of awards for his body of outstanding works whose most  notable ones are the following:


  • MOBO Awards for Best Reggae Ever Acts (Won)
  • Teen Choice Awards for  Choice R&B Track “Beautiful Girls” (Won)


  • Image Awards for Outstanding New Artist (Nominated)


  • MTV Video Music Awards Japan for Choice Summer Song (Nominated)


  • MTV Video Music Awards Japan for Best Reggae Video  (Nominated)
  • MTV Video Music Awards Japan for Choice Summer Track (Nominated)


After one reads all about Sean Kingston, hopefully what he or she will say is that the star rapper, Sean Kingston is an outstandingly incredible person though with a notable musical background but a humble beginning.

Concerning his current financial status, many people think his net worth should be higher than what it is today, but hopefully as time goes on, with continued handwork, Sean Kingston net worth will take a new a new turn.

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