Jeremih Biography and Wiki
Jeremy Philip Felton or famously known as Jeremih is an American singer, rapper, and record producer who signed a record deal with Def Jam Records in 2009. As of November 2020, Jeremih was hospitalized and on a ventilator in the ICU due to COVID-19.
Philip’s commercial debut single, “Birthday Sex”, peaked at number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart—leading his self-titled debut album released in June that year, reaching number six on the US Billboard 200 chart.
His success continued with the release of his second album, All About You, led by the single “Down on Me”, which also reached the top five of the Billboard Hot 100. In 2014, his single “Don’t Tell ‘Em” with YG became his third top-ten hit on the Billboard Hot 100.
After multiple delays, Jeremih released his third studio album, Late Nights in 2015. Jeremih’s latest project, a collab album with Ty Dolla Sign titled MihTy was released on August 24, 2018.
Jeremih Age and Birthday, How Old is Jeremih?
Jeremih is 33 years old as of 2020, he was born on July 17, 1987, in Chicago, Illinois. He celebrates his birthday on July 17.
Jeremih Height and Weight
Jeremih stands at a tall height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.88m) with a moderate weight. He seems rather tall by the stature of his photos.
Jeremih Parents and Family
Philip was born in Chicago, Illinois, and raised by his loving parents. He began playing drums at the age of three and is able to play the saxophone, several percussion instruments, and piano/keyboards.
Jeremy attended Morgan Park High School, where he was part of the marching band as well as a Latin jazz band, where he learned to play percussion instruments like congas and timbales. He was a good student and earned academic honors at Morgan Park High School.
His strong academic performance enabled him to graduate from high school a year early. He enrolled at the University of Illinois as well as Parkland College in Urbana-Champaign.
After spending a semester at the university studying engineering science, he wanted to change his education to something related to music. He transferred to Columbia College Chicago in 2007 to pursue a degree in the music business.
Jeremih Wife and Girlfriend, Is Jeremih Married?
Jeremih likes to keep his personal life private hence information about his dating life is not available. It is therefore not known whether he is married or has any children. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Other Personalities Include;
- Kelly Cunningham
- Vincent Marcus
- Nesta Howells
- Megan Thee Stallion
- King Combs (P Diddy’s Son)
- Maxo Kream
Jeremih has been hospitalized with COVID-19, according to TMZ and social media messages from his friends and past collaborators. 50 Cent, who featured on Jeremih’s “Down on Me” in 2010, asked fans to pray for the singer on Instagram. “He’s not doing good this covid shit is real,” the post reads. “He’s in ICU in Chicago.” Chance the Rapper, Big Sean, longtime producer Mick Schultz, and other artists have also extended their support for Jeremih.
Jeremih Net Worth
Jeremih has an estimated net worth f $2 million as of 2020, He has amassed this amount from his career as a singer, rapper, and record producer. Philip’s commercial debut single, “Birthday Sex”, peaked at number four on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart—leading his self-titled debut album released in June that year, reaching number six on the US Billboard 200 chart.
Jeremih Songs, Albums and Wikipedia
While attending Columbia College Chicago, Jeremih collaborated with record producer Mick Schultz. Together, they recorded a song, titled “My Ride”. Jeremih received guidance from his cousin, Day26 group member, Willie Taylor.
In February 2009, Jeremih met with Def Jam’s CEO Russell Simmons, and executive vice president of A&R Karen Kwak. After performing for the two, Jeremih signed a recording contract with Def Jam that same day.
In 2009, Jeremih released his debut single, “Birthday Sex”. The song later peaked at number 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100. In June 2009, Jeremih released his eponymous self-titled debut studio album, Jeremih. The album debuted at number 6 on the US Billboard 200, selling 59,000 copies in its first week.
In promotion of the album, Jeremih took part in America’s Most Wanted Tour, alongside Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy and Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em. The second single, “Imma Star (Everywhere We Are)”, peaked at number 51 on the Billboard Hot 100.
In August 2009, Jeremih was selected by Ron Huberman and Mayor Richard M. Daley of the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) to campaign children to return to school. Community activists protested and demanded CPS undo their decision, claiming that Jeremih’s music was “not appropriate for students” and “promotes teen sex”.
Huberman argued that “school officials would be naive to pretend students don’t listen to Felton’s music already”. Daley also argued that recording artists have the freedom of speech, noting that Jeremih was “a young man, [with a] back-to-school message, a young man who has had great success recording, producer, going to school, went to public school”.
In September 2009, Jeremih performed on ABC Daytime’s soap opera One Life to Live, alongside recording artist Lionel Richie. The two performed “Just Go”, a song from Richie’s album with the same title.
On June 1, 2010, Jeremih released the first single for his second studio album All About You, titled “I Like” featuring Ludacris. “Down on Me” featuring rapper 50 Cent, was confirmed to be the second single from the album. “Down on Me” charted on the number-one position for eight weeks total on the Rhythmic Billboard chart.
All About You was released on September 28, 2010. The following year, Jeremih and Rick Ross were featured on the song, which was performed by Wale, titled “That Way” from the compilation album Self Made Vol. 1.
In December 2011, Jeremih confirmed he had been working on his third studio album which was originally titled, Thumpy Johnson. He announced plans from a summer 2012 release under Def Jam. However, the album was not released. Instead, Jeremih released his first mixtape titled Late Nights with Jeremih on August 7, 2012.
“All the Time” is a song that originally appeared on his mixtape Late Nights with Jeremih but was re-released with an additional verse by rapper Lil Wayne as a single. The song was released on April 16, 2013, as a digital download.
On July 17, 2014, Jeremih formally released his collaborative EP “No More” with Shlohmo through his Twitter account. The first single off Jeremih’s third studio album (retitled Late Nights: The Album), “Don’t Tell ‘Em” featuring YG, was released on June 6, 2014.
The second single, “Planes” featuring J. Cole was released on January 22, 2015. The first promotional single “Tonight Belongs to U!” featuring Flo Rida was released on April 21, 2015. The third single, “Oui” was released on October 30, 2015. The second promotional single, “Royalty” featuring Big Sean and Future, was released on October 29, 2015.
The third promotional single “Peace Sign” featuring Fabolous and Red Cafe was released on November 18, 2015. The fourth single, “Pass Dat” was released on December 1, 2015. On December 4, Jeremih finally released the album to critical acclaim. To promote the album, Jeremih embarked on his Late Nights Uncut Tour.
On February 7, 2016, Jeremih revealed his fourth studio album will be called, Later That Night in an interview with Billboard. Aside from his own work, Jeremih has recently been working alongside Kanye West and Nicki Minaj, both of whom he revealed he has been writing for.
He was unsure about whether anything he has done with West will end up on his seventh studio album, The Life of Pablo. On June 8, 2018, Jeremih released “The Light” as the lead single from their collaboration album MihTy with Ty Dolla Sign, released on October 26 of that year.