Big Sean, real name Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, is a popular American rapper, songwriter, and record producer. Since 2007, he has been producing records and gained popularity through his mixtape Finally Famous Vol. 3: Big in 2010. He had debuted his musical career with his first official mixtape Finally Famous: The Mixtape and released his first studio album Finally Famous in 2011.
At the time, he signed a recording contract with GOOD Music and Def Jam Recordings. Furthermore, he has collaborated with several singers including Nipsey Hussle in Deep Reverence and Queen Naija in Hate Our Love. Besides that, he had also associated with his girlfriend Jhené Aiko, Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, and Ariana Grande. Let us scroll over to know more information on the American rapper.
Caption: The musical personality, Big Sean.
Big Sean: Bio, Family, & Career
The rapper was born on 16 March 1988 as Sean Michael Leonard Anderson under the zodiac sign, Pisces. He was born as the son of his parents Myra and James Anderson. However, he was brought by her mother and grandparents at the age of three months after his mother moved to Detroit, Michigan. His mother worked as a school teacher whereas no information on his father. Moreover, his grandmother Mildred Leonard had served in World War II becoming one of the first-ever black female captains in the US Army.
Further, he holds the nationality of America and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. Regarding his education, he attended the Detroit Waldorf School till 8th Grade where he was exposed to a wide range of art and culture. After that, he joined Cass Technical High School where he expanded his music career. He later graduated from the school with a 3.7 GPA. During his high school later years, he had participated in a weekly based rap battle in WHTD.
He then signed with Kanye West in 2007 after he gave his demo tape in 2005 when Kanye gave him 16 bars to rap met Kanye during his interview at 102.7 FM. He then officially released his first mixtape Finally Famous: The Mixtape. Since then he has been producing several mixtapes as well as studio albums including Hall of Fame (2013), I DEcided (2017), and Detroit 2 (2020). He recently collaborated with singer Queen Naija to release a single Hate Our Love in February 2022.
Big Sean: Personal Life & Girlfriend
The rapper has dated a few beautiful ladies before dating a singer Jhené Aiko. The couple first met on Big Sean and Lil Wayne’s single Beware and started dating in 2016. The duo had temporarily split up in late 2018 and again a year later reconciled with each other. Moreover, his girlfriend married Oladipo “Dot da Genius” Omishore were married on 16 March 2016. In August 2016, she filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences and their divorce was finalized in October 2017.
Following her divorce from Oladipo, the duo announced their relationship after three years of their relationship. He later revealed that his girlfriend Aiko had a miscarriage with him. Additionally, the two attended the 2021 Grammy Awards together where they were both nominees, and have been together ever since. He previously dated his high school sweetheart Ashley Marie and break up in early 2013. He had met her at the age of sixteen and started dating at nineteen.
After the separation from Ashley, he moved on to actress Naya Rivera in 2013. After some months, they were engaged in October 2013 but called off their engagement in April 2014. He then started dating singer Ariana Grande in October 2014 ending their relationship just eight months later in April 2015.
Caption: Big Sean and Jhené Aiko.
Big Sean: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
He has been making a good income from his musical journey. Further, he has an estimated net worth of above $20 million. He has also purchased a few properties including his 11,000-square-foot home in Beverly Hills in 2017. Also, he has a good collection of automobiles including his Mercedes-Benz Maybach, Lamborghini Aventador, and red Rolls-Royce.
He is highly active on different social media platforms with verified accounts. He has an account @bigsean on Instagram with more than 14.6 million followers. On Twitter, he has an account @uknowbigsean with 8 million followers. Also, he has a Facebook account under his name with 14.2 million followers.
Big Sean: Body Measurements
The rapper has a slim and fit body type that stands to a tall height of 5 feet 7½ inches or 1.715 meters. His body weighs around 70 kg with 14 inches of biceps and 38 inches of chest size. He has black hair color as well as the same eyes color.