Big Sean

  • 10 September 2009

Date of birth

25th March, 1988







Big Sean (born Sean Michael Leonard Anderson 25.03.88)

Net Worth: According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2014, Big Sean has a net worth of 12 million USD.

Childhood: Sean Anderson was born in Santa Monica, California, yet at the age of 3 months old, his mother and grandmother moved to Detroit, taking him with them. Here, he later attended the Waldorf School in Detroit, before moving on to Cass Technical High School. While studying at high school, Anderson became acquainted with WHTD - the hip-hop station of Detroit. The allowed him to show off his rapping skills, by taking part in a weekly rap-battle. Kanye West conducted an interview on the radio station in 2005, with Anderson racing down to show off some of his talent. After reluctantly agreeing to hear a freestyle rap by Anderson, West left with a mix tape of his, and signed him to his record label two years later.

Career: Big Sean released his first official mix tape, 'Finally Famous: The Mixtape', on 30th September, 2007. Two years later, on 16th April, 2009, he released a second mix tape 'UKNOWBIGSEAN'. 'Finally Famous Vol. 3: BIG', Big Sean's third mix tape was released on 31st August, 2010. After numerous delays, Big Sean released his debut studio album, 'Finally Famous', on 28th June, 2011. He followed this up on 27th August, 2013, with the release of his second studio album, 'Hall of Fame'.

Personal Life: From the age of sixteen, Anderson dated his high school sweetheart, Ashley Marie, with them breaking up in 2013. He then met actress Naya Rivera over Twitter, with their relationship becoming public in April, 2013. In October 2013, the couple announced that they were engaged, although it was cancelled in April 2014.On 11th October 2014, singer Ariana Grande revealed that she and Anderson were in a relationship.

Big Sean Lets Fans Choose Set List

By Clive King in Music / Festivals on 08 February 2018

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Rap star Big Sean has told fans they will be able to vote for the set list each night of his upcoming Unfriendly Reminder Tour.

Big Sean will allow fans to choose the set list for each night of his upcoming Unfriendly Reminder Tour across North America.

The 'Clique' rapper has confirmed he will be hitting the road in April with Playboi Carti, Shy Glizzy, and GASHI, and he wants to make each night of the run truly special and unique for those lucky enough to be in attendance.

In a post on Instagram, the star revealed fans will be able to vote on his website for the songs they want to hear at each show, because he wants to give some rarer tracks the chance to shine.

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Big Sean Enlists Fans To Choose 'Unfriendly Reminder Tour' Setlists

By Holly Williams in Music / Festivals on 08 February 2018

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Fans can submit their favourite songs for review.

Big Sean has gone interactive with preparations for his forthcoming Spring performances: The Unfriendly Reminder Tour. Fans will be voting on their top 20 favourite songs to render the set list for each date completely unique. It will be a different experience for everyone, and the pre-sale has already begun.

Image caption Big Sean at the Grammy Awards

The rapper will be playing more than 30 dates across North America this Spring, where he will be joined by special guests Playboi Carti, Shy Glizzy and GASHI. It comes off the back of his 2017 I Decided Tour which he embarked on to support his latest solo album of the same name.

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Big Sean at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards held at Madison Square Garden. Bruno Mars was the most successful winner this year, taking home seven awards altogether including Record of the Year - New York, New York, United States - Sunday 28th January 2018

Big Sean's Life Change

By Clive King in Music / Festivals on 18 September 2017

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Big Sean's life changed when he spent just 10 minutes with Kanye West and was able to show off his skills.

Big Sean's life changed when he spent just 10 minutes with Kanye West.

The 29-year-old star began selling CDs and rapping at a radio station, when one of the DJs advised him to ''go out and holler'' at the 'Famous' hitmaker.

And Sean seized his chance when they came face-to-face in 2005, with Kanye consenting to listen to his rhymes, even though he was running late.

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Big Sean at Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival 2017 held at Jones Beach - New York, United States - Friday 18th August 2017

Big Sean and Jhene Aiko at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 7th May 2017

Big Sean and MadeinTYO performs during the 'Big Sean: I Decided Tour 2017' held at Fillmore at Jackie Gleason Theater at Fillmore Miami Beach - Miami Beach, Florida, United States - Thursday 20th April 2017

Big Sean, Chase Knowles, Morgan Dior and Kameron Drake at Nickelodeon's 2017 Kids' Choice Awards held at the Galen Center - Los Angeles, California

Eminem Makes His Feelings On Donald Trump Very Clear

By Stephanie Chase in Music / Festivals on 04 February 2017

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The rapper has once again hit out at the new President.

Eminem is taking aim at Donald Trump again and he’s not holding back.

The rapper appears on Big Sean’s new track ‘No Favors’ and uses his verse to make his feelings on the POTUS very clear, calling him a ‘b**ch’.

Image caption Eminem has spoken out against Donald Trump again

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Ariana Grande Slams Double Standards With Epic Feminist Essay

By Stephanie Chase in Music / Festivals on 07 June 2015

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Grande is fed up with questions about her personal life and she’s letting the world know.

Singer Ariana Grande won the internet this weekend, when she hit out against the media’s double standards by posting a lengthly feminist message on Instagram. The singer, who recently split from rapper Big Sean, has had to deal with being repeatedly asked about her love life in recent interviews, as well as rumours she’s now dating One Direction’s Niall Horan.

Image caption Justin Bieber got a little handsy with Ariana Grande whilst they were performing together in Los Angeles.

Read More: Justin Bieber Draws Inspiration From Selena Gomez "Heartbreak".

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Big Sean Scores First Number 1 With Album 'Dark Sky Paradise'

By Ed Biggs in Music / Festivals on 04 March 2015

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The rapper's third album 'Dark Sky Paradise' features contributions from Kanye and John Legend, and has made Big Sean a chart topper for the first time.

Rapper Big Sean has claimed his first Billboard chart topper with his new album Dark Sky Paradise. His third album beat Kid Rock’s latest offering First Kiss to the top spot by 27,000 units in the week ending March 1st, according to figures by Nielsen SoundScan.

Dark Sky Paradise moved 173,000 units in its first week on sale, a combination of traditional physical sales and track and streaming equivalents. Both of his previous albums, 2011’s Finally Famous and 2013’s Hall of Fame, both entered at Number 3.

Image caption Rapper Big Sean has the U.S. Number 1 selling album this week 

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Big Sean Is Joined By Kanye West And John Legend On Upcoming Album 'Dark Sky Paradise'

By Ruth Buxton-Cook in Music / Festivals on 11 February 2015

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'Dark Sky Paradise' set for February release, featuring some exciting guests.

Big Sean has announced that his new album 'Dark Sky Paradise', produced by Sean Anderson and Kanye West, is to be released later this month (February 2015) through G.O.O.D music and Def Jam.

Image caption Big Sean is on the way with his third album

The highly anticipated new release features some of the best artists in hip-hop including Kanye West, Chris Brown, Drake, Lil Wayne, Ty Dolla Sign and E-40, as well as recent Golden Globe winner John Legend and, in the deluxe edition's bonus tracks, pop songstress Ariana Grande and newcomer PARTYNEXTDOOR.

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Big Sean Says Ariana Grande Is "Supercool," And Talks 'I Don't F**K With You'

By Nick Hill in Music / Festivals on 09 February 2015

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The 26-year-old rapper recently discussed his new girlfriend, who "I Don't F**K With You' is about and the death of his grandmother.

After months of speculation towards the end of last year, Big Sean and Ariana Grande have happily gone public with their relationship, and when he was recently asked about his new girlfriend, the Detroit-born rapper summed her up in a few simple words.

Image caption Big Sean has recently gone public with his relationship with Grande

"She's supercool-the coolest," Big Sean said in a recent interview with Billboard magazine.

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