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Shaggy Biography

Shaggy
Shaggy
Full Name/Real Name: Orville Richard Burrell
Age: 51 years
Birth Date: 22 October 1968
Birth Place: Kingston, Jamaica
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 72 kg
Nationality: Jamaican
Spouse: Rebecca Packer (m. 2014)
Children: Robb Banks, Sydney Burrell
Dating: N/A
Profession: Musician, singer, DJ, and actor
Net Worth in 2019: $15 million

Originally known as Orville Richard Burrell, Shaggy is the former United States Marine, musician, DJ as well as the singer. His name ‘Shaggy’ came from the famous TV show “Scooby Do”. His songs such as ‘Oh Carolina’, ‘It Wasn’t Me’, ‘Angel’ as well as ‘Boombastic’ became so famous that everyone started knowing him.

But do you know how much is Shaggy’s net worth in 2019 and how old is he? If you do not know, we have prepared the following article in which you can find everything that interests you about Shaggy’s life and career. We have prepared this article for you not only about details of Shaggy’s career, professional life, and personal life but also about his net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

As of 2019, Shaggy has a net worth of $15 million.

Early Life & Biography

Born in the year 1968 on 22nd October, Shaggy was brought in his hometown Kingston in Jamaica. He used to sing in the streets and from there, his career in the field of music started. He also took music classes to enhance his voice. Richard O’Neil Burrell, his dearest son became a rapper and is now popularly known as Robb Banks.

Shaggy’s Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Shaggy was born on 22 October 1968 and currently as of 2019, he is 51 years old. Statistics put Shaggy height as 1.8 m. and weight 72 kg.

Shaggy Personal Life: Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife, Family & Children

Relationship Statistics of Shaggy

What is Shaggy marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
Is Shaggy having any relationship affair? N/A
Is Shaggy Lesbian/Gay? No
Who is Shaggy’s Spouse? (name): Rebecca Packer (m. 2014)
Does Shaggy Have Any Kids? Robb Banks, Sydney Burrell

Shaggy is married to Rebecca Parker and is a father of two children. One of his two children, Richard O’Neil Burrell, is a rapper and is loved by people from all over the world. He is better known by his stage name, Robb Banks.

Career, Awards & Nominations

Shaggy’s career started in the year 1988 when he was a part of the United States Marine Corps. At the time of the Persian Gulf War, he had served Field Artillery Battery, and Lance Corporal was the highest rank that he had achieved to date. He then decided to go for singing, and his songs started becoming hits and blockbusters.

He has many hit tracks under his names including “Boombastic” which was known for the famous Levi’s theme tune and “Oh Carolina”, which was his first hit in the year 1993 and because of this song his career was incepted. His 2000s hit “Angel” and “It Wasn’t Me” in the album Hot Shot got him a 6x Platinum certificate. His song “Boombastic” became a super hit and was ranked 3rd in the Billboard chart out of 100 hit songs.

Shaggy owns a Grammy Award which he won for Best Reggae Album in 1996. His songs got nominated for various awards in all the years like Internet Fans Award and many more.

Shaggy Net Worth & Earnings in 2019

Shaggy Net Worth
Shaggy Net Worth

Shaggy being a musician, DJ, singer as well as a songwriter has earned a good fortune and alone has a net worth of $15 million as of 2019. All the albums that he has released till now have been a great hit and popular among the youth. However, three of these albums have achieved certified Platinum. He has launched a total of 12 studio albums and various albums released to date. He was very much passionate about his career, and his hit singles and studio albums made him very famous worldwide. His songs made his worth so high.

Shaggy is a very determined and passionate individual. His career took such a great chance that he became a singer rather than being in the corps. The song which started his career became such a hit that since then, he never failed and achieved more than what he had expected in his career. Everyone should learn from him, see his life experiments and see where he and his children stand today.