Wyclef Jean Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Bio

Tiffany White | Last Updated On December 5th, 2021

Wyclef Jean is a famous rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, and philanthropist. He has achieved a lot of awards for his remarkable music work. He has inspired the audience in a lot of ways.

Wyclef Jean's Net Worth

As of 2024, Wyclef Jean's net worth is estimated to be $10 million.

Net Worth$10 million
Given NameNel Ust Wycliffe Jean
Famous NameWyclef Jean
Source(s) of FameRapper, Singer, Songwriter, Actor
Date of BirthOctober 17, 1969
Place of BirthCroix-des-Bouquets, Haiti
RelationshipsMarried, Claudinette Jean, Since 1994
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Early Life

Wyclef Jean was born on October 17th, 1969 in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti. His parents immigrated to the United States, so he had to live with his relatives who raised him as well. Later, he joined his parents in New York with his brother. The family then moved to New Jersey when he was a teenager. He studied in Vailsburg High School, Newark, after which he got enrolled at the Eastern Nazarene College. He also went to Five Town’s college in Dix Hill but dropped out to pursue his music career. His father encouraged him to channel his inner music talent. He prohibited rap music but Wyclef Jean still joined the rap group founded by two of his friends in the late 1980s.

Career Highlights

Wyclef Jean joined the “The Refugee Camp” band founded by Michel and Hill. The group name changed to “The Fugees” after which they signed a contract with the music company “Ruffhouse Records”. When they released their first album, it became a moderate success. However, the trio didn’t stop and released their second album ‘The Score’ which was highly successful. He announced his debut solo album ‘The Carnival-1997’. He also became a part of other popular singers’ albums. He wrote multiple songs for movies and documentaries. His single ‘The Sweetest Girl’ became a massive hit. Since he is a philanthropist as well, he got fame because of his charitable works. He has a foundation named ‘Wyclef Jean Foundation’ in the United States to help the victims of Hurricane Jeanne. He also showed interest in Politics and announced his candidature for the Haitian presidential election. However, he was rejected by the council for not fulfilling the residential requirements.

Personal Life

Wyclef Jean got married to a fashion designer, Claudinette Jean in 1994. They adopted a daughter named Angelina Claudinette when she was only three months old. In 2009, the couple renewed their wedding vows. There were speculations that Wyclef has had three relationships. However, the details about her girlfriends are missing from the internet.

Social Media

Wyclef Jean has 664k followers on Instagram. He keeps sharing his pictures and videos with his fans and followers. As of 2021, it seems like he is not dating anyone. However, people are still doubtful about his current relationship status as he has kept it private.


Wyclef Jean is a performer, singer, and producer. He has worked hard to take his music career to the next level. He also has a charity organization to provide aid to the survivors after Hurricane. He has been an all-rounder performer who has captivated the hearts of millions of people.

Wyclef Jean has sometimes been associated with other Rappers such as YNW BSlime, 42 Dugg, Jaycee Shakur, NLE Choppa, Lil Toenail, MoneyBagg Yo, King Von, and Ice Billion Berg.