|Real Name/Full Name
|Andrew Hugh Sutherland
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|St. Thomas, Jamaica
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|19 July 1988
|35 years old
|In Centimetres – 165 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
|In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165.3 lbs
|Happy Grove High School
|Singer, Song writer
Andre Hugh Sutherland is an American singer and songwriter. He is popularly known by his stage name, ‘Popcaan’. He has amazed his audience on different platforms and has won awards in different categories.
His career started back in high school with his performance even in local gatherings. He was noticed by ‘Vybz Kartel’ who introduced him to his record label and fathered him into music. At 29 years he had taken root in music and set an empire for himself. In 2015, Popcaan secretly married Kavell Keir, and they live together with no children yet.
Well, how well do you know about Popcaan? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Popcaan’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Popcaan to date.
Biography and Early Life
Popcaan was born in St, Thomas Jamaica on 15th July 1991. He was brought up by his mother in a violent city he refers to as ‘Gangsta City’. His mother relocated from St. Thomas to Portmore Streets in St. Catherine.
Popcaan grew up in a very unfriendly environment which was troublesome to him as a child. He joined the school at a young age but struggled with concentrating on his studies. From a tender age, Popcaan loved music since he participated in his hometown concerts and school talent shows at 7 years old.
Popcaan embraced Sizzla and Buju Banton as his role models. He originally wanted to be a police officer so that he would protect his people due to insecurity. The thought was overpowered by his love for music during his high school time.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Popcaan in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Popcaan’s age is 35 years old as of today’s date 4th March 2024 having been born on 19 July 1988. Though, he is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 165 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165.3 lbs in Pound and 75 kg in Kilograms.
Popcaan attended Happy Grove High School. He was an average performer in academics. Most of his focus in school was on music rather than classwork. His passion for dancehall music was passionately expressed through stage performances to fellow students and on local grounds for his hometown people.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Popcaan grew up with an original interest in becoming a policeman. The idea was inspired by his childhood experiences of violence in his hometown. He lost most of his friends to drug addiction and others were murdered. Popcaan struggled with his studies due to the unfriendly environment. Since he was not a good academic performer, his idea of becoming a police officer was overpowered by his great love for dancehall music.
In 2015, Popcaan met Kavel Keir, the ex-wife to Machel Montano, and they started dating. Along the way, they privately got married and they currently live together happily with no children yet.
Is Popcaan Gay?
Popcaan’s sexual orientation is straight. He is neither gay nor bisexual. In 2015, he got involved with Kavell keir and they secretly got married. They both live happily together and there are no controversial rumors regarding their relationship towards separation.
In 2008, Vybz Kartek noticed Popcaan at a party and recruited him to his Gaza Music Empire. Popcaan together with Vybz Kartel released an album, ‘Clarks’ in 2010. For Popcaan, the album was his first debut in music ever since.
Popcaan got a chance to sign up with Mixpark Records in 2014. In the same year, they release an album.’ Where We Come From’. The record gave him a chance to perform with Drake, a Canadian rapper. Drake’s record label was well known as ‘Warmer Records’ and ‘Ovo Sound’ and they released an album in 2016.
Popcaan has widely collaborated with musicians at international levels including; Giggs, Pusha, Wale, The Gorillas, Davido, Drake Jammie XX, and many others. He has also done his singles namely; ‘Only Man She Want’ in 2011, In 2014, he did ‘Everything Nice’ and in 2017, he did ‘Family’ and ‘El Chapo’ which sold massively.
Popcaan was featured in the film ‘The Intent 2: The Come Up’ in 2018. The film was well-received by his fans which resulted to his rise in fame and income.
- He was honored in three categories by the ‘Youth View Award’.
- He was awarded ‘Excellence in Music and Entertainment Award’ for ‘Best New Artist’ in 2011.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Popcaan in 2024
As of 2024, Popcaan’s Net worth is estimated to be $2 million. His wealth can be established mainly from his career as a musician and songwriter. He is also a well-known Deejay and has perfected in different studios. He has released songs such as ‘Where We Come From’ and has also collaborated with well-established artists like Drake, Melissa Steel, Sparta, Jimmie XX in the production of albums that sold widely among their audience. As a result, his earnings have accumulated handsomely.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Popcaan as a child, wanted to be a policeman and serve his country in the maintenance of law and order on the contrary he ended up becoming a musician.
- Popcaan frequently picks issues with his mom about the second coming of Jesus which they never agree.
Popcaan is a popularly known Jamaican musician, and songwriter. His Major genres are reggae and dancehall music. He has collaborated with different artists like Vybz Kartel, Tommy Lee, Drake, and many others which have contributed to his rise. Popcaan has won several awards which have merited his hard work.