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Sean Paul Henriques (Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques)

Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques is a Jamaican Grammy-winning dancehall and reggae artist.

Background

  • Ethnicity: Sean Paul's paternal grandfather was a Sephardic Jew whose family emigrated from Portugal, and his paternal grandmother was Afro-Caribbean; his mother is of English and Chinese Jamaican descent.

  • Sean Paul was born in Kingston and spent his early years in Upper Saint Andrew Parish, a few miles north of Kingston.

  • Education

    • He attended the Wolmers High School for Boys, Belair School, Hillel Academy High School

      the University of Technology, where he was trained in commerce with a view to pursuing an occupation in hotel management.

    Career

    • Sean Paul played for the national water polo team from the age of thirteen to twenty-one, when he gave up the sport in order to launch his musical career.

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Connections

    • Sean Paul's parents were both talented athletes, and his mother is a well-known painter. Many members of his family are swimmers. His grandfather was on the first Jamaican men's national water polo team. His father also played water polo for the team in the 1960s, and competed in long-distance swimming, while Sean Paul's mother was a backstroke swimmer.
    • father: Garth
    • mother: Frances
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    • 2000 - 2000
      University of Technology Jamaica

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