Wyclef Jean

With a Grammy in hand, Wyclef Jean been honored by his peers as a commendable talent in the music industry. Jean worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Bulworth" (1998), "Deuce ... Read more »
Born: 10/17/1969

Filmography

Actor (75)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Late Show With Stephen Colbert 2016 (Tv Show)

Performer

Black November 2015 (Movie)

Timi Gabriel (Actor)

Sweet Micky For President 2015 (Movie)

(Himself)

If I Was President 2014 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Nashville 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Nickelodeon Mega Music Fest 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

The TeenNick Halo Awards 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

SOS Saving OurSelves: Help for Haiti 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

The 41st NAACP Image Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards 2009 - 2010 (TV Show)

Actor

100 Greatest Hip Hop Songs 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

2009 BET Awards 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

30 Rock 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 2009 ESPY Awards 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2008 2008 - 2009 (TV Show)

Actor

The BET Honors 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Vibe Awards Special 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Celia the Queen 2007 (Movie)

(Actor)

The 49th Annual Grammy Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

The BRICK Awards 2006 - 2007 (TV Show)

Actor

American Idol 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dave Chappelle's Block Party 2006 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Dirty 2006 (Movie)

Baine (Actor)

One Last Thing 2006 (Movie)

Emmett Ducasse (Actor)

Shottas 2006 (Movie)

(Actor)

Storytellers 1996 - 2006 (TV Show)

Actor

Be Cool 2005 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

Politics: A Pop Culture History 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry 2003 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Apprentice 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Third Watch 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

VH1 Hip Hop Honors 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Actor

Chappelle's Show 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

MTV Soundtrack: Tupac: Resurrection 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Michael Jackson Number Ones 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Playa's Guide to Scarface 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

Actor

Ride With Funkmaster Flex 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Wendy Williams Is On Fire 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

Actor

Letter to the President 2003 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

The 2002 MTV Europe Music Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Presenter

The 2003 Essence Awards 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Actor

2001 MTV Video Music Awards Opening Act 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Performer

2001: The Year in Music 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

America: A Tribute to Heroes 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The Country Bears 2002 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

100 Greatest Pop Songs 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

2001 ALMA Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Performer

Destiny's Child Live 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Hip Hopera: Carmen 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The 15th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Performer

The 2000 MTV Europe Music Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Host

The 2000 MTV Video Music Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Presenter

NetAid 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

NetAid: A Concert Special 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1999 MTV Video Music Awards 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Performer

The Source Hip-Hop Music Awards 2000 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Performer

An All-Star Tribute to Johnny Cash 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1998 MTV Video Music Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Performer

The 26th Annual American Music Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Performer

The Rock to Erase MS Concert 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Actor

Live From the 10 Spot 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

Savion Glover's Nu York 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The 29th NAACP Image Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Performer

The 40th Annual Grammy Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Performer

Being Mick (TV Show)

Actor

Woodstock 99 (TV Show)

Actor
Music (48)

Venus & Serena 2011 (Movie)

(Music)

Brooklyn's Finest 2010 (Movie)

("Informer") (Song)

The Other Guys 2010 (Movie)

("We Trying To Stay Alive") (Song)

The Other Guys 2010 (Movie)

("We Trying To Stay Alive") (Song Performer)

Obsessed 2009 (Movie)

("Any Other Day") (Song Performer)

Obsessed 2009 (Movie)

("Any Other Day") (Song)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2008 - 2009 (Tv Show)

Performer

BET Hip Hop Awards 2007 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Performer

Quantum of Solace 2008 (Movie)

("24 É Tan Pou Viv") (Song)

Quantum of Solace 2008 (Movie)

("24 É Tan Pou Viv") (Song Performer)

Tila Tequila's New Years Eve Masquerade 2008 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Performer

Feel The Noise 2007 (Movie)

("Coqui") (Song)

Feel The Noise 2007 (Movie)

("Coqui") (Music Producer)

Ghosts of Cite Soleil 2007 (Movie)

Music (Original Music)

Dave Chappelle's Block Party 2006 (Movie)

("Nappy Heads") (Song)

Dave Chappelle's Block Party 2006 (Movie)

("President") (Song Performer)

Everyone's Hero 2006 (Movie)

("What You Do") (Song)

Everyone's Hero 2006 (Movie)

("What You Do") (Song Performer)

Shottas 2006 (Movie)

(Original Music)

Step Up 2006 (Movie)

("Step Up") (Song)

50 First Dates 2004 (Movie)

("Your Love (L.O.V.E. Reggae Mix)") (Music Producer)

50 First Dates 2004 (Movie)

("Baby") (Song)

50 First Dates 2004 (Movie)

("Your Love (L.O.V.E. Reggae Mix)") (Song Performer)

Alfie 2004 (Movie)

("Baby") (Song)

Alfie 2004 (Movie)

("Baby") (Song Performer)

Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights 2004 (Movie)

("Dance Like This") (Music Producer)

Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights 2004 (Movie)

("Dance Like This") (Song)

Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights 2004 (Movie)

("Dance Like This") (Song Performer)

Rock the Paint 2004 (Movie)

(Original Score)

The Agronomist 2004 (Movie)

(Music)

The Manchurian Candidate 2004 (Movie)

(Music)

The Manchurian Candidate 2004 (Movie)

("Who To Believe") (Song)

The Manchurian Candidate 2004 (Movie)

("Fortunate Son") (Song Performer)

Love Actually 2003 (Movie)

("Take Me As I Am") (Song Performer)

Willie Nelson & Friends: Live and Kickin' 2002 - 2003 (TV Show)

Song Performer

The Murder of Stephen Lawrence 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Song

Disappearing Acts 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Performer

Little Nicky 2000 (Movie)

("Dancing Lessons") (Song)

Next Friday 2000 (Movie)

(Song)

Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo 1999 (Movie)

(Song)

Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo 1999 (Movie)

("We Trying to Stay Live (contains 'Stayin' Live')") (Song Performer)

Life 1999 (Movie)

(Original Score)

Life 1999 (Movie)

song producer/performer("What Would You Do?") (Song)

Bulworth 1998 (Movie)

song producer("Ghetto Supastar (contains 'Islands in the Stream')" "How Come") (Song)

How Stella Got Her Groove Back 1998 (Movie)

(Song)

How Stella Got Her Groove Back 1998 (Movie)

("Mastablasta '98 (contains 'Falling Like Dominoes')") (Song Performer)

Small Soldiers 1998 (Movie)

("Another One Bites the Dust (Small Soldiers Remix)") (Song Performer)

When We Were Kings 1996 (Movie)

song producer("Rumble in the Jungle (contains elements of 'The Name of the Game' and 'Angel of the Morning')") (Song)
Producer (2)

Ghosts of Cite Soleil 2007 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Shottas 2006 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Biography

With a Grammy in hand, Wyclef Jean been honored by his peers as a commendable talent in the music industry. Jean worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Bulworth" (1998), "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo" (1999) starring Rob Schneider, "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" with Angela Bassett (1998), "Life" (1999) starring Eddie Murphy, "Small Soldiers" with Denis Leary (1998) and "When We Were Kings" (1996). In the early 2000s, Jean devoted his time to various credits, such as "The Country Bears" with Christopher Walken (2002), "Love Actually" (2003) starring Alan Rickman, the Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore box office smash "50 First Dates" (2004) and "Letter to the President" (2004). Jean was nominated for a Best Original Song - Motion Picture Golden Globe Award for "Hotel Rwanda" in 2004. Jean continued to exercise his talent in the early 2000s, taking on a mix of projects like "Dirty" (2006), "Everyone's Hero" with Whoopi Goldberg (2006), "One Last Thing" (2006) starring Michael Angarano and "Step Up" (2006). Jean also appeared in "Sweet Micky For President."

Relationships

Lauryn Hill Actor

Companion
Dated through the majority of The Fugees early tenure No longer together

Milestones

Known for such albums as "The Carnival" and "The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II A Book"

Popular songs include "Divine Sorrow" and "Gone Till November".

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