Who is Jae Lin?
Jae Lin was born in South Korea – her exact birth date and birthplace hasn’t been revealed since she prefers to keep her private life a secret; she holds Korean nationality, and her ethnicity is Asian. She is only known as the wife of the singer-songwriter and rapper Anderson PAAK, known for hit songs such as “Tints”, “Come Down”, and “The Bird”, among others.
Early life, education, and career
As mentioned, Jae Lin hasn’t disclosed information about her childhood, parents or any siblings.
It’s assumed that she attended a local high school in her home country, and upon matriculating, she moved to Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, where she enrolled at the Musician Institute, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Music theory.
Lin hasn’t disclosed anything about her occupation, but one thing is known about her is that she’s a big fan of the Korean boy band BTS (Bulletproof Boy Scouts) – Anderson took her to their concert, and as a surprise, they went backstage and Jae Lin took a picture with Jin, her favorite member of the band.
Marriage with Anderson PAAK
According to sources, Jae Lin and Anderson PAAK met while she was at the college, and he worked at a marijuana farm in Santa Barbara, California; the precise year of their meeting isn’t revealed, however, it’s known that they dated for a couple of years before they married.
Sometime in 2011, the two married in a private ceremony, in the presence of their families and closest friends; at the time when they married, Anderson lived with roommates and was broke, telling Forbes magazine: ‘My wife is all the way team player.
When I didn’t have anything she would get a little job at the sushi place, do whatever it took so I could go play my gigs and do what I needed to do.’
In 2011, Jae Lin gave birth to their first son Soul Rasheed, and in 2017, they welcomed their second son, Shine; as of late 2021, the family of four lives a happy life in their residence in Los Angeles, California.
Age, height, and net worth
Jae Lin’s age stays unrevealed, but talking about her appearance, she has black hair and brown eyes, weighs around 127lbs (58kgs) and is 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall.
As of December 2021, her net worth hasn’t been estimated, but that of her husband is estimated at over $4 million.
Who is Anderson PAAK?
Brandon Paak Anderson, known better as Anderson PAAK, was born under the zodiac sign of Aquarius on 8 February 1986, in Oxnard, California USA; he holds American nationality and his ethnicity is of mixed Korean and African-American descent. He’s a rapper, singer-songwriter, drummer, and record producer.
Anderson was raised in Oxnard by his mother and his step-father alongside his youngest sister; when he was seven. his step-father attacked his mother, so was arrested, and Anderson has never seen him again.
His mother was born in South Korea, and was adopted when she was a baby by a family from Los Angeles, California. When Anderson was in high school, his mother was arrested too, for deceiving investors of her distribution company.
Anderson attended Foothill Technology High School, and upon matriculating in 2004, didn’t enroll at college but pursued his music career.
While he was a teenager, he performed as a drummer in his family’s church, and dreamed of becoming a successful musician; after marrying, he started working on his debut album.
He released his first mix-tape “O. B. E. Vol. 1” on 30 June 2012 and decided to use Anderson PAAK as his stage name; his debut album “Venice” was released on 28 October 2014, followed by his album (second as Anderson. Paak) “Malibu” on 15 January 2016, which was nominated for Grammy Award Best Urban Contemporary Album.
On 16 November 2018, he released the album “Oxnard” in collaboration with famous rappers such as J. Cole, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, and Pusha T, which was produced by Dr. Dre. After that, he released his album “Ventura” on 12 April 2019, which brought him the Grammy Award for Best R&B Album, however, this wasn’t his first Grammy – his first was for Best Rap Performance at the 61st Grammy Awards, for the song “Bubblin”.
In June 2020, Anderson released the single “Lockdown”, and in the following year formed the band Silk Sonic with famous singer Bruno Mars – their debut album “An Evening with Silk Sonic” was released on 12 November 2021.
One of the most popular singles is “Leave the Door Open”, which reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100, and the single “Smokin’ Out the Window” which reached the top 10.
There were various rumors concerning Anderson’s love life; it’s widely known that marriage with his now-wife Jae Lin, isn’t his first. When he was 21, he married his then-girlfriend, but as he said: ‘the first one was a shotgun marriage, I didn’t know what to think. I was just a kid and we just went to the court, did it, an hour later it was like- Just kidding. I don’t think this is a good idea’, so this marriage ended as quickly as it began.
Anderson is active on social media platforms – his Instagram account has been followed by nearly three million people, and his Twitter has over 600,000 followers. His YouTube channel launched on 3 January 2012, it’s today subscribed to over 700,000 people, and all of his videos combined have amassed over 250 million views; the official music video for the song “Smokin Out The Window” has alone been viewed nearly 65 million times. His official Facebook page has gained over 700,000 fans.
Anderson is 35 years old, has short, black hair and dark brown eyes, weighs around 156lbs (71kgs), and is 5ft 7ins (1.76m) tall.