Jason Derulo

by ethnic on December 3, 2009

Birth Name: Jason Joel Desrouleaux

Place of Birth: Miramar, Florida, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 21, 1989

Ethnicity: Afro-Haitian

Jason Derulo is an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. His debut single was Whatcha Say. His parents, Jocelyn and Joel Desrouleaux, are from Haiti.

Source: http://www.billboard.com

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Mixed Kidd July 12, 2018 at 7:41 am

His parents are Jocelyne F Desrouleaux and Joel Y Desrouleaux.

Kimmel June 9, 2016 at 9:20 am

That’s one hell of a surname. I always thought he was Portuguese.

Adrian1Cram February 12, 2016 at 10:37 pm

He’s whats wrong with music if you ask me.

Ethereal October 11, 2015 at 6:40 pm

His eyes are creepy

cwm85 July 21, 2015 at 3:43 pm

I know a Haitian person who looks just like him. wow..

aaa June 26, 2014 at 3:58 pm

I thought he was part mexican. His surname sounds spanish

Bow Down Bitches July 26, 2015 at 8:47 pm

i thought he had some latino in him too

super360 August 16, 2015 at 11:10 pm

Bow Down Bitches nice name lol

Jason derulo is latino

Haitian are considered latino

Since they come from latin america

Speak a latin based language .

Colonized by a latin country which is spain and france

super360 August 16, 2015 at 11:10 pm

And latino is not a race

slowdive January 31, 2016 at 3:06 pm

Haitians are Latinos.

dashari123 June 9, 2014 at 8:30 pm

Just because someone of African descent or Haitian descent has a French last name, does not make that person French.. Slaves were given last names and stripped of their identity, including Haitians. My last name for instance, Lanier, is French and I’m clearly not French.

J.J. June 4, 2014 at 4:06 am

correction: his birthplace is Miami, Florida


J.J. June 4, 2014 at 1:26 am

correction: unless his parents were native haitian people living in the USA for several generation then his ethnicity is listed wrong, haitian is not an ethnicity unless it were indigenous and judging by his appearance he looks like he’d have obvious african ancestry and likely some european. his birth name is not jason derulo it’s Jason Joel Desrouleaux and desrouleaux is a french surname. and not that it’s that important but i wouldn’t say he’s best known for his single watcha say that was just his debut. this entry is poorly listed

tinasheeeee June 3, 2014 at 9:51 pm

So, he’s Haitian with French & African ancestry?

pamela November 18, 2011 at 4:16 am

hes stil cute thou and he’s 4rm haiti read hs biography

Merly-love September 20, 2011 at 7:50 pm

dats my bb rite dere….

danaeSUCKS February 11, 2011 at 8:52 pm

Obviously the person who posted this doesn’t even know a thing about Jason. I’m not even a fan of his but I checked his IMDb profile a while ago (and obviously checked again now) and he is not from “Miramar, Florida” he is from MIAMI, FLORIDA and his last name is NOT derulo, it is PRONOUNCED derulo but his real last name is Desrouleaux. Meaning he’s got French ancestry (too, I don’t know about the Haitian-American thing) I hope someone fixed this cause it’s wrong.

LetmeEducateU March 27, 2011 at 2:31 am

He is haitian his last name is desrouleaux ur right that is a french name but dont forget haiti was a french colony everyone in haiti have french last names I would know cuz im haitian and part cubian and I have a french last name from my dad but my mom has a spanish one

danaesucks May 30, 2011 at 9:56 pm

thank you for clearing it up for me! (: still, a lot of the information the person left there is wrong. The birthplace and last name.

JusssMee & Youu January 19, 2011 at 7:41 am

I Thought He Was Spanishh . He’s Sooo Finee <3

Lindsay August 19, 2011 at 7:37 am

Well some haitians have some spanish blood he might one of them

super360 August 16, 2015 at 11:13 pm

true , haiti has been colonized by the french and spanish

madd gurl October 30, 2010 at 6:27 pm

AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH, no offense but i hate jason derulo

michael October 30, 2010 at 11:37 am

he is my favorite star.

kenza September 30, 2010 at 10:34 am

nazi girl!

fuzzybear September 29, 2010 at 6:47 pm

Well haiti is poor because they wanted to be free,then they were backstabbed by the U.s.a.Also the haitians people are no different than anyone else in the world.you have what people see as pretty and you have those who are not.i just looked at everyone of those countries you listed.i founded just as many ugly people as i founded pretty,and it wasn’t hard to do.i don’t know what you look like,but i can tell your an ugly person on the insides

bombpants September 30, 2010 at 2:32 am

word up man.

whteva September 19, 2010 at 12:27 pm

sexi guy. damn

myspace celebrity August 6, 2010 at 4:02 pm

He’s Haitian? Interesting. I love most of his music, but Whatcha Say hits too close to home for me.

young jack July 18, 2010 at 2:26 pm

dat’s a zoe right there

jenni July 17, 2010 at 3:32 pm

Jason Erulo is seexxxyyy!!!

Anonymous April 30, 2010 at 8:20 pm

love himmmm!!!!!

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