Wyclef Jean


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Wyclef Jean was born on October 17, 1969 in La Plaine, Haiti as Nell Wyclef Jean. He has been married to Marie Claudinette since 1994. They have one child. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 10 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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Hotel Rwanda Soundtrack
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(2004)
Quantum of Solace Soundtrack
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 2020 Little America (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Jaguar (2020) ... (writer: "Ready or Not")
  Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2019) (writer - 1 episode, 2019)
- Sharon Osbourne/Bill Burr/Fall Out Boy (2019) ... (performer: "Dear Future Self (Hands Up)") / (writer: "Dear Future Self (Hands Up)")
 2019 Shaft (performer: "You Know What It Is") / (writer: "You Know What It Is")
 2018 Whitney (Documentary) (lyrics: "My Love Is Your Love") / (music: "My Love Is Your Love")
 2017-2018 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Alicia Keys/Darren Criss/Rudy Francisco (2018) ... (writer: "Hips Don't Lie" - uncredited)
- Kevin James/Ilana Glazer/Rudimental feat. James Arthur (2017) ... (writer: "Wild Thoughts" - uncredited)
 2018 Good Morning Britain (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 January 2018 (2018) ... (writer: "Wild Thoughts" - uncredited)
 2018 The 60th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Wild Thoughts")
 2017 Star Trek: Discovery (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Magic to Make the Sanest Man Go Mad (2017) ... ("We Trying To Stay Alive") / (performer: "We Trying To Stay Alive")
 2017 Großstadtrevier (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Auf Leben und Tod (2017) ... (performer: "911" - uncredited)
 2017 Carpool Karaoke (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Trevor Noah and Shakira (2017) ... (writer: "Hips Don't Lie")
  Beat Shazam (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode #1.14 (2017) ... (performer: "Hips Don't Lie") / (writer: "Hips Don't Lie")
 2017 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets ("We Trying To Stay Alive") / (performer: "We Trying To Stay Alive")
  Car Share (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode #2.3 (2017) ... (performer: "Hips Don't Lie") / (writer: "Hips Don't Lie")
  Shameless (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Requiem for a Slut (2016) ... (performer: "We Tryin To Stay Alive") / (writer: "We Tryin To Stay Alive")
  Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (performer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Week Six Results (2016) ... (writer: "Ready or Not")
- Week 5 (2014) ... (performer: "Hips Don't Lie" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hips Don't Lie" - uncredited)
 2016 Madden NFL 17 (Video Game) (performer: "Kiss The Sky")
 2016 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Frank Falls Out the Window (2016) ... (performer: "Gone Til November" - uncredited)
  Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (performer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2015) (writer - 2 episodes, 2010 - 2015)
- "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa Ft. Charlie Puth (2015) ... (performer: "It Doesn't Matter") / (writer: "It Doesn't Matter")
- We Are the World 25 (2010) ... (performer: "Kidney Now!")
- Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2009 (2010) ... (writer: "Killing Them Softly")
 2015/III Amy (Documentary) (writer: "Maria Maria")
 2015 Secrets and Lies (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Mother (2015) ... (performer: "911" - uncredited)
 2014 American Music Awards 2014 (TV Special) (performer: "Rude")
 2014 East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem (Documentary) (lyrics: "East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem") / (music: "East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem") / (performer: "East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem") / (writer: "East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem")
  2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Final: Germany vs. Argentina (2014) ... (performer: "Dar um Jeito (We Will Find a Way)") / (writer: "Dar um Jeito (We Will Find a Way)")
  Silicon Valley (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Optimal Tip-To-Tip Efficiency (2014) ... (performer: "Hips Don't Lie" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hips Don't Lie" - uncredited)
  Coronation Street (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Episode #1.8395 (2014) ... (performer: "Hips Don't Lie" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hips Don't Lie" - uncredited)
  One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Ghetto Supastar by Pras (2014) ... (performer: "Gone till November", "We Trying to Stay Alive", "Hips Don't Lie", "We Are the World 25 for Haiti") / (writer: "Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)", "Ready or Not", "Fu-Gee-La", "Gone till November", "Boof Baf", "How Many Mics", "We Trying to Stay Alive", "Hips Don't Lie")
 2014 2014 FIFA World Cup: Brazil (Video Game) (performer: "Dar um Jeito (We Will Find a Way)") / (writer: "Dar um Jeito (We Will Find a Way)")
 2014 21 Coolest Collabs of the 21st Century (TV Movie) (performer: "Hips Don't Lie") / (writer: "Hips Don't Lie")
  Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes, 2009 - 2013) (performer - 1 episode, 2007)
- The Finals (2013) ... ("Hips Don't Lie") / (writer: "Hips Don't Lie")
- Week 7: Latin Night (2013) ... (writer: "Maria Maria")
- Round Four: Results Show (2009) ... (writer: "Hips Don't Lie")
- Round Eight: Results (2009) ... (writer: "Hips Don't Lie" - uncredited)
- Round 5 (2007) ... (performer: "Dance Like This")
 2013 Stevie Wonder with Friends: Celebrating a Message of Peace (TV Special) (performer: "Master Blaster (Jammin')")
 2013 My Mad Fat Diary (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Don't Ever Tell Anybody Anything (2013) ... (writer: "Fu-Gee-La" - uncredited)
 2012 Venus and Serena (Documentary) (performer: "I'm Ready") / (writer: "I'm Ready" - as Nel Wyclef Jean)
 2012 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dance with Somebody (2012) ... (writer: "My Love is Your Love" - uncredited)
 2012 Dancing Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.6 (2012) ... (writer: "My Love Is Your Love")
 2011 My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- My Big Fat Royal Gypsy Wedding (2011) ... (writer: "My Love Is Your Love" - uncredited)
  20 to 1 (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Adults Only 20 to 1: Naughty Trends (2011) ... (performer: "Hips Don't Lie" - uncredited) / (writer: "Hips Don't Lie" - uncredited)
 2010 X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 4. Live Show (2010) ... (writer: "My Love Is Your Love")
 2010 The Other Guys (performer: "We Trying to Stay Alive") / (writer: "We Trying to Stay Alive")
 2010 Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief (TV Special documentary) (performer: "Rivers Of Babylon / Yele") / (writer: "Rivers Of Babylon / Yele")
 2009 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Top 12 Perform (2009) ... (performer: "Hips Don't Lie")
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #17.45 (2009) ... (performer: "Slumdog Millionaire" - uncredited) / (writer: "Slumdog Millionaire" - uncredited)
  The New Paul O'Grady Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode dated 5 November 2009 (2009) ... (performer: "Hips Don't Lie") / (writer: "Hips Don't Lie")
  Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2009)
- Episode #17.4 (2009) ... (performer: "Hips Don't Lie") / (writer: "Hips Don't Lie")
 2009 30 Rock (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Kidney Now! (2009) ... (performer: "He Needs a Kidney")
 2009 Soundtrack for a Revolution (Documentary) (performer: "Here's to the State of Mississippi") / (producer: "Here's to the State of Mississippi")
 2009 Obsessed (performer: "Any Other Day") / (writer: "Any Other Day")
 2009 Brooklyn's Finest (performer: "Informer") / (writer: "Informer")
 2008 Quantum of Solace (performer: "24 é tan pou viv") / (writer: "24 é tan pou viv")
 2008 Lakeview Terrace (performer: "No, No, No Part 2")
 2008 27 Dresses (writer: "Hips Don't Lie")
 2007 Feel the Noise (producer: "Coqui", "Coqui: The Re-Mix") / (writer: "Coqui", "Coqui: The Re-Mix")
 2005-2007 Entourage (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Sorry, Harvey (2007) ... ("You Know What It Is")
- Chinatown (2005) ... ("24 E Tan Pou Viv", uncredited)
 2007 The Vicar of Dibley (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Vicar in White (2007) ... (writer: "Hips Don't Lie" - uncredited)
 2006 Ugly Betty (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Queens for a Day (2006) ... (performer: " Hips Don't Lie" - uncredited)
 2006 Everyone's Hero (performer: "What You Do") / (producer: "What You Do") / (writer: "What You Do")
 2006 Step Up (producer: "Step Up") / (writer: "Step Up")
 2006 Idols! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow #7 - Love Songs (2006) ... (writer: "My Love Is Your Love")
 2005 Come Together Now (Video documentary short) (performer: "Come Together Now")
 2005 Animal (Video) (performer: "President") / (writer: "President")
 2005 Dave Chappelle's Block Party (Documentary) (performer: "President") / (writer: "Nappy Heads", "President")
 2005 One Last Thing... (performer: "Heaven's In New York") / (producer: "Heaven's In New York") / (writer: "Heaven's In New York")
 2005 Rock the Paint (writer: "Hip-Hop In The Morning")
 2005 Forsthaus Falkenau (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Giftmüll (2005) ... (performer: "Maria Maria" - uncredited)
 2005 I Love the '90s: Part Deux (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- 1998 (2005) ... (writer: "Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)")
 2004 Slovensko hladá SuperStar (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tretí semifinále (2004) ... (writer: "My Love Is Your Love")
 2004 Alfie (performer: "Baby" (2003)) / (writer: "Baby" (2003))
 2004 Hotel Rwanda (performer: "Million Voices") / (producer: "Million Voices") / (writer: "Million Voices")
 2004 The Manchurian Candidate ("Who to Believe") / (performer: "Fortunate Son") / (producer: "Fortunate Son")
 2004 Chappelle's Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Oprah's Baby Daddy & Jury Duty (2004) ... (performer: "If I Was President " - uncredited)
 2004 Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (performer: "Dance Like This") / (producer: "Dance Like This") / (writer: "Dance Like This")
 2002-2004 Deutschland sucht den Superstar (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Mottoshow #9 - Songs der Jury (2004) ... (writer: "Maria Maria")
- Dritte Top 30 Show (2002) ... (writer: "My Love Is Your Love")
 2004 50 First Dates (performer: "Your Love (L.O.V.E. Reggae Mix)", "Baby") / (producer: "Your Love (L.O.V.E. Reggae Mix)") / (writer: "Baby")
 2003 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.11 (2003) ... (writer: "Maria Maria")
 2003 Love Actually (as Jean, "Take Me as I Am" (2003)) / (performer: "Take Me as I Am" (2003))
 2003 Australian Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wildcard Performance Show (2003) ... (writer: "Maria Maria")
 2003 JFK II: The Bush Connection (Video documentary) (writer: "If I was president" (excerpt from "The Preacher's Son"))
 2003 Idool 2003 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Liveshow 7 - Latino (2003) ... (writer: "Maria Maria")
 2003 Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Topp 10 - Ditt idol (2003) ... (writer: "Maria Maria")
 2002 Friday After Next (writer: "911")
 2002 Berlin, Berlin (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Lesbe sein dagegen sehr (2002) ... (writer: "My Love Is Your Love")
- Dr. Strangelove (2002) ... (writer: "My Love Is Your Love")
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 (performer: "Cluck Cluck" - as Wyclef) / (writer: "Cluck Cluck")
  Daria (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2001) (performer - 1 episode, 2001)
- Prize Fighters (2001) ... (writer: "Perfect Gentleman")
- Fizz Ed (2001) ... (performer: "911")
 2001 Carmen: A Hip Hopera (TV Movie) (performer: "Death Song")
  Top of the Pops (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes, 1996 - 2000) (performer - 3 episodes, 1998 - 2000)
- Episode dated 15 December 2000 (2000) ... (performer: "999")
- Episode dated 15 September 2000 (2000) ... (performer: "It Doesn't Matter") / (writer: "It Doesn't Matter")
- Episode dated 4 August 2000 (2000) ... (writer: "Maria Maria")
- Episode dated 16 July 1999 (1999) ... (writer: "My Love Is Your Love")
- Episode dated 31 July 1998 (1998) ... (writer: "Ghetto Supastar")
 2000 Rugrats in Paris (producer: "When You Love")
 2000 Little Nicky (writer: "Dancing Lessons")
 2000 Whitney Houston: The Greatest Hits (Video documentary) (writer: "My Love is Your Love")
 2000 Next Friday (performer: "Low Income") / (producer: "Low Income") / (writer: "Low Income")
 1999 Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo (performer: "We Trying To Stay Alive")
 1999/I Life (performer: "New Day") / (producer: "Wake Up Everybody", "New Day", "What Would You Do?") / (writer: "New Day")
 1998 Il mio West (performer: "Everyone Wants to Be" - as Wycleff)
 1998 Spice Girls: Live in Your Living Room (TV Special) (writer: "Ghetto Superstar")
 1998 Free Tibet (Documentary) (writer: "Fu-Gee-La" - as N. Jean)
 1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back (performer: "Mastablasta '98") / (producer: "Mastablasta '98") / (writer: "Mastablasta '98")
 1998 Small Soldiers ("Another One Bites The Dust (Small Soldiers Remix)") / (performer: "Another One Bites The Dust (Small Soldiers Remix)")
 1998 Bulworth (producer: "Ghetto Supastar", "How Come") / (writer: "Ghetto Supastar", "How Come" - as W. Jean)
 1997 Tibetan Freedom Concert (TV Special) (writer: "Fu Gee La")
 1996 The Score... Bootleg Versions (Video) (writer: "Boof Baf", "Fu-gee-La", "Cowboys", "Ready or Not ")
 1996 Later... With Jools Holland (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.5 (1996) ... (writer: "Fu-Gee-La")
 1996 Saturday Night Special (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.4 (1996) ... (writer: "Fu-Gee-La" - uncredited)
 1996 When We Were Kings (Documentary) (producer: "Rumble In The Jungle") / (writer: "Rumble In The Jungle")
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Other Works:

Music video for Shakira: "Hips Don't Lie" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

The Fugees | Fugees | Nelust Wyclef Jean | Wyclef

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

We showed the world that kids like us could sing passionate songs. We could smile, make love, be happy. Hip-hop didn't have to be about thug life. It could be just about life. See more »

Trivia:

With his cousin Pras Michel and Lauryn Hill, formed a group called the Tranzlator Crew before becoming Fugees. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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