Jeremih is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for his self-titled debut album, which peaked at number six on the prestigious US Billboard 200 chart. He is also well-known for having signed a record deal with Def Jam Recordings in 2009.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Jeremih
Real Name/Full Name: Jeremy Felton
Gender: Male
Age: 34 years old
Birth Date: 17 July 1987
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.88 m
Weight: 86 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children: Yes (Canyon Grey Felton)
Profession: Singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer
Net Worth in 2022: $3 million
Last Updated: June 2022

Jeremih Biography

Jeremih was born in the city of Chicago, Illinois, to a musical family. He began playing instruments at the age of three and is known as a self-taught musician who can play the bass drum, saxophone, quads, cymbals, many percussion instruments, and piano in addition to his vocal ability.

In the absence of reading notes or receiving any type of classical training, this singer learned instruments by ear.

In terms of his educational background, he attended Morgan Park High School, where he was a member of the marching band as well as the Latin jazz band. He excelled academically and graduated with honors from Morgan Park High School.

It is discovered that his strong academic performance allowed him to skip his senior year and graduate from high school one year early. Later, in 2007, he transferred to Columbia College Chicago art school to pursue a degree in the music business.

Jeremih Age, Height, Weight

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Jeremih began his career at Columbia College Chicago, where he worked with a record producer named Mick Schultz. They’ve both recorded a song called “My Ride.” It is revealed that he received assistance from his cousin’s Day26 group member, Willie Taylor.

In 2009, he met Russell Simmons, the CEO of Def Jam, and Karen Kwak, the executive vice president of A&R. After working for the two, he signed a recording contract with Def Jam. His debut single, “Birthday Sex,” was released in 2009 and peaked at number four on the US Billboard Hot 100.

In the year 2010, the singer released the first single from his second studio album, All About You, titled “I Like.” This single was made available for digital download on the iTunes platform. The second single from that album was “Down on Me,” which featured a rapper named 50 Cent. This single peaked at number one on the Rhythmic Billboard chart for eight weeks.

His song “All the Time” was originally included on his mixtape “Late Nights with Jeremih,” but it was re-released as a single with an additional verse by a rapper named Lil Wayne. This song was released as a digital download in 2013.

Jeremih Awards And Achievements

In 2010, Jeremih was named Best New Entertainer of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, and R&B Entertainer of the Year. In 2011, he was named Best Male Vocalist of the Year, and in 2015, he was named Hip Hop/R&B Song of the Year for Jeremih ft. YG’s “Don’t Tell Em.”

Jeremih’s Net Worth in 2022

Jeremih’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million as of June 2022. He made his fortune primarily as a singer, but he has also worked as a record producer and songwriter. When he signed a deal with Def Jam Recordings, his earnings increased. His debut single, Birthday Sex, peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States.

He also did well with his first and self-titled album, Jeremih, which debuted at number six on the US Billboard 200, selling 59,000 copies in its first week. Jeremih has achieved enormous fame and success by gradually signing record deals with well-known labels and releasing albums and singles.

Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, and R. Kelly have all been mentioned as major influences. Furthermore, he describes their music as “timeless,” and refers to them as “true musician-artists.” He is primarily a self-taught musician who honed his vocal abilities without the benefit of classical training.

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