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.
The singer announced her split from the rapper yesterday.
Ariana Grande looks to be doing just fine following her break-up from boyfriend of eight months, rapper Big Sean. The 21 year old seems to be throwing herself into her work post-split and is currently filming her scenes for the upcoming Fox series ‘Scream Queens’, which stars Lea Michele and Emma Roberts.
Ariana is single again after splitting from her boyfriend of eight months.
Writing on Twitter Grande thanked her co-stars tweeting, ‘fun 1st day on set! thank u queens for making me feel so welcome. y'all are everything @RobertsEmma @msleamichele @billielourd @yoabbaabba.’
Continue reading: Ariana Grande Focusing On 'Scream Queens' After Big Sean Split
Justin Bieber joined Ariana Grande on stage in Los Angeles on Wednesday 8th April. Bieber got a little too close to Grande during their performance and Grande's boyfriend, Big Sean, isn't too happy about it.
Big Sean was not happy when Justin Bieber joined his girlfriend, Ariana Grande, on stage on Wednesday night (8th April). Bieber got a little bit too close to Grande whilst the two were performing at Grande's concert at the Forum in Los Angeles.
Justin Bieber got a little handsy with Ariana Grande whilst they were performing together in Los Angeles.
All of the Top Three albums in America are new entries, while Kelly Clarkson's Number 1 album from last week suffers a huge drop.
It’s been a big week for new music releases in the Billboard 200 albums chart, as all of top three positions are taken by new entries. The soundtrack to smash musical drama ‘Empire’ has edged out Madonna’s new album to claim the top spot in this week’s chart.
The Fox hit series been tearing up the music charts as well as the TV ratings, selling 130,000 units in the week ending March 15th, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It was also the third highest-rated primetime broadcast of the week, with last Wednesday’s episode attracting 14.9 million viewers.
Madonna's 'Rebel Heart' is her first album not to be US Number 1 in 17 years
Continue reading: Soundtrack To Fox's 'Empire' Beats Madonna To American Chart Top Spot
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.
Rapper Big Sean has the U.S. Number 1 selling album this week
Continue reading: Big Sean Scores First Number 1 With Album 'Dark Sky Paradise'
'Dark Sky Paradise' set for February release, featuring some exciting guests.
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.
Big Sean and Ariana Grande - A variety of stars from the music industry all turned out in style to attend the 57th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 9th February 2015
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.
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.
The 26-year-old rapper collaborates with the likes of Kanye West, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown on his upcoming third studio album.
Big Sean's highly anticipated album 'Dark Sky Paradise' will hit the shelves on February 24th, but the 26-year-old rap star recently teased fans by releasing its tracklist that includes collaborations with some of music's biggest stars.
DARK SKY PARADISE. rel="nofollow" pic.twitter.com/5k6decXLxF— Big Sean (@BigSean) rel="nofollow" January 31, 2015
While speaking about their messy breakup, the 26-year-old rapper adamantly denies stealing his former fiance's Rolex.
Big Sean didn't steal anything! The 26-year-old rap star has kept fairly quiet about his split from ex-fiancé Naya Rivera until recently when he felt obliged to address some claims the 'Glee' actress made following their breakup.
Big Sean And Naya Rivera called off their engagement in April 2014
While being interviewed by the February 2015 issue of Complex magazine, Big Sean finally set the record straight about a Rolex that Rivera said he stole from her home when they initially separated last April.
Continue reading: Big Sean "Wasn't Surprised" Ex-Fiancé Naya Rivera Claimed He Stole Rolex