Jay Sean

Birth Name: Kamaljit Singh Jhooti

Place of Birth: Hillingdon, Middlesex, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 26 March, 1979

Ethnicity: Punjabi Indian

Jay Sean is a British singer and songwriter.

He was born to Punjabi Sikh parents from India. Jay has said that for his stage name, he chose Jay, as it is a common Indian name, and Sean, as it means shining in Punjabi.

Jay has been described as “the first Indian artist to break the American pop scene.”

Jay is married to American R&B singer and model Thara Prashad, with whom he has a daughter. Thara is of Indo-Guyanese, Irish, and African-American descent.

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34 Responses

  1. ihatemostpeople says:

    Lmfao and here I thought he was Puerto Rican this whole time. He looks hella Puerto Rican!!

  2. Humma says:

    Straight up Punjabi!!!!!!!!

  3. Grace says:

    That is very racist, Indian men are fine and many are considered some of the hottest in the world. I like them more than Latinos/Brazilains for sure :))

  4. priya says:

    I don’t really care were he is from just kitting i do care (cant you understand that way he speak way he look way he act just like Indian people and i was born in Australia and i don’t even know how too spake Hindi but people still call me you are Indian i don’t even look like Indian and people say you are Indian).

  5. Aadith says:

    In the uk,where indians are well-represented and perhaps the most visible minority-If you asked any white british man or woman what race is jay ean,they would all say South Asian.
    You yanks are deluded.
    Mexicans have looked like this for how long?
    Indians have looked like this for millenia.
    Some mexicans look like idnians,not the other way around.
    We came first.
    And again,he looks bloody punjabi.

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