Jena Frumes is a popular American Instagram star, TV personality, fashion model, and entrepreneur, most famous for her appearance in the reality TV show “Wild ‘N Out.”
Age, Early Life, and Education Background
Jena Frumes was born under the Virgo zodiac sign on 21 September 1993, in Union County, New Jersey, and is 29 years old as of 2022. She was brought up in Cranford together with her younger sister, by her Afro-American father who is a businessman, and her Caucasian mother who is an entrepreneur – she hasn’t revealed their names. She was very interested in modeling when she was growing up, and liked reading girly magazines.
Jena went to Scotland High School and matriculated to North Carolina Central University (NCCU), which is situated in Durham. After her graduation, she relocated to Los Angeles, California, to pursue her childhood career dream: modeling.
Hobbies and Interests
Jena is an avid animal lover, and likes posting photos of her dog, Yoda, on Instagram. She has also posted photos posing with pigs, monkeys, and pythons.
As seen on her Instagram page, Jena enjoys traveling and has toured many American and African destinations, and European such as Spain, Italy, and Greece.
She spends her spare time watching films – her favorites are “Sleepless in Seattle,” “Lost in Translation,” and “When Harry Met Sally”, and her best-loved actors are Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks.
She is also physically active and hits the gym at least five times a week to maintain her curvy body.
Jena is very active on Instagram, and likes posting workout videos and pictures taken during photoshoots. She rose to prominence when she appeared in the comedian, rapper and actor Nick Cannon’s show, “Wild n’ Out,” which premiered on MTV in July 2005. She became more popular when she was invited to the baby shower of Brittany Dailey, who starred in the aforementioned show. In 2016, she played Mango in the short sports film “Mango & Guava”, and in the year that followed, she appeared in “Jeremiah: I Miss You” as the lead girl. In 2019, she played Kimberly in the TV series “King Bachelor’s Pad,” then in “She Ball” in 2020, and later portrayed Bunny in the comedy-horror film “The House Next Door: Meet the Blacks 2” in 2022, sharing the screen with Katt Williams and Mike Epps. Jena is also credited with her appearance in Jacob Latimore’s music video, “Ay Yeah.”
Social Media Presence
Apart from Instagram – on which she now has over 3.8 million followers – Frumes is also active on Facebook – @jenafrumes – with more than 130,000 followers. She also tweets regularly, and her Twitter account has around 160,000 followers. She also launched her self-titled YouTube channel in November 2013, and has now amassed over 56,000 followers. Her YouTube description reads, ‘I live life for a living. SUBSCRIBE & see what the hype is about.’ She likes uploading videos showcasing her daily workout routine and diet plans; two of her most viewed are “Lingerie Try on Haul | Jena Frumes,” which was uploaded in August 2019 and has been viewed more than 100,000 times, and “How to Save Your Curly Hair Tutorial (Before & After Pics) | Jena Frumes,” which was posted in September 2019 and has now been viewed over 150,000 times.
Jena was in a relationship with the acclaimed singer Jason Joel Desrouleaux, professionally known as Jason Derulo. They reportedly met at a gym, began dating in early 2020, and made their relationship known to the public in August that year. Jena announced that she was expecting a baby on Instagram, and she welcomed a son, Jason King Derulo, in May 2021. However, their relationship ended shortly afterwards, and Jason announced the news on Twitter on 23 September 2021, writing that “Jena and I have decided to part ways…She is an amazing mother but we feel being apart at this time will allow us to be the best versions of ourselves and the best parents we could be.’
Jena briefly dated the American footballer Antonio Brown from April to August 2017 -there were allegations that Antonio was cheating on his longtime girlfriend, Chelsie Kyriss, with her, which resulted in their break-up. Antonio has two children with Chelsie.
In 2016 and 2017, Jena was alleged to be romantically involved with the American actor Nick Cannon, who was previously married to the acclaimed singer, Mariah Carey, but they didn’t confirm the rumors. Their fans began speculating that they were dating because Jena liked posting their photos together on Instagram, and they were also spotted attending several celebrity events together. The duo broke up in March 2017, and Jena began seeing the English soccer player, Jesse Lingard. The duo often found time to attend celebrity events together, and were spotted spending a romantic week together in Barcelona, Spain, in mid-2017. However, the couple’s relationship was also short-lived, and they parted ways in May 2018.
Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance
Frumes is of French, African and Native American ethnicity, and has blue eyes and long blonde hair. She weighs approximately 120lbs (54kgs) and is 5ft 4ins (1.62m) tall, with vital statistics of 34-25-38. She wears shoe size 8(US).
Jena has made a name for herself and accumulated a decent net worth from her multi-faceted career – she has endorsed many brands such as Fashion Nova and Pretty Little Things, and has featured in several music videos, films and TV series. She is authoritatively worth around $250,000 as of 2022.
Who Is Jena Frumes’ Son’s Father Jason Derulo? Brief Biography
Jason ‘Derulo’ Desrouleaux was born on 21 September 1989, in Miami, Florida, to Haitian parents. He began performing at the age of five, and wrote his first song, “Crush on You” when he was only eight years old. He grew up listening to and studying Michael Jackson’s songs, and also loved listening to Justin Timberlake and Usher. Jason attended American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York, and later began writing songs with several renowned singer-songwriters, such as Lil’ Mama, P. Diddy, Sean Kingston, and many more.
Derulo later inked a joint venture deal with Warner Bros, Beluga Heights, the famous “American Idol” judge Kara DioGuardi, and in 2009 released his single “Whatcha Say” which became a hit, topping the Billboard Hot 100 three months later. He then released a self-titled album, in March 2010, which was produced by the acclaimed American producer J.R. Rotem. Jason released his second album “Future History” in 2011, with the lead single “Don’t Wanna Go Home”, and later released the album “Tattoos” in 2013. Some of his next hit songs include “Want to Want Me” and “Everything is 4.” He has partnered with many popular singers such as Jordin Sparks, Jennifer Lopez, Adam Levin, and 2 Chainz. Jason has a net worth of approximately $16 million as of 2022.