Jena Frumes is a model and fitness enthusiast from New Jersey, but perhaps best known for being Jason Derulo’s ex-girlfriend, and the mother of his child. Keep reading to find out more about her personal life and career.
Early Life, Family, Educational Background
Jena Frumes was born on 21 September 1993 under the zodiac sign of Virgo, in the United States of America. She has a mixed ethnicity of native American, African and French, but she holds American nationality.
Not much is known of her early life but Frumes in a 2018 tweet, shared that she was raised in foster care; there are currently no details of her adoptive family. Upon her matriculation from high school, Jena Frumes landed a full scholarship to North Carolina Central University, where he studied English and Criminal Justice, but dropped out after three years and has yet to complete her degree.
Social Media Personality
Jena Frumes started her path to fame as a fitness model on Instagram. As her audience grew, she began to partner with high-end fashion brands, and become popular among B-list celebrities.
She also joined TikTok (@jena), creating and uploading short clips consistently during the 2020 lockdown – she now has 10.4 million followers and 208.4 million total likes. She regularly shares videos of her son, and her friends.
Jena’s Instagram page (@jenafrumes) has 4.6 million followers who keep up with her celebrity-mom lifestyle.
Jena Frumes created her eponymous YouTube channel on 16 November 2013, however, she didn’t upload her first video, “Honduras Swimming with Jaguars” until 22 June 2018. At the start, she focused on creating travel vlogs and beauty tutorials – some of her earliest are “Skydiving With Lolo” (2018), “Sliced My Foot Open in Thailand” (2019), and “How to Install Lace Wig with Lala Milan” (2019).
Frumes started her foray into fitness vlogs with her “Vlogmas Day 3 Booty Building Workout” on 10 December 2019. Subsequently, she became known as a fitness vlogger and model, and some of her most popular videos are “Life Update” (2020), which features Jason Derulo, “He Surprised Me With My Dream Car” (2021), and “At Home Thigh/Butt Workout” (2020), having 577,000, 512,000, and 118,000 views respectively.
Jena Frumes YouTube channel currently has 43 videos, 176,000 subscribers, and 4.8 million total views.
Jena got into acting through her popularity on social media, appearing in music videos and low-budget movies, but made her TV debut as a guest in the American game show, “Wild ‘N Out” from 2015 through 2017.
Subsequently, she played Mango in the short film, “Mango & Guava” (2016), and she was then the lead in Jeremih’s “I Think of You” music video, released in 2017.
She played the role of the birthday girl in “Light It Up” (2019), the video for Marshmello’s song featuring Tyga and Chris Brown, and later that year guest-starred as Kimberly in the series, “King’s Bachelor’s Pad”. In 2020, she played Kisha in “She Ball”, and Bunny in “The House Next Door: Meet the Blacks 2”.
Personal Life, Relationship
Jena Frumes dated the Manchester United player, Jesse Lingard, but they broke up in 2018. She met Jason Derulo at the gym, shortly before the lockdown of 2020, and they started dating shortly afterwards. Their relationship progressed as she moved in to his $3 million California mansion. At the age of 27, Jena gave birth to her son, Jason King Derulo on 8 May 2021, but Frumes and Derulo broke up in September. She’s single as of early 2022.
Appearance, Clothing Style
Jena Frumes is 5ft 4ins (1.64m) tall, and weighs around 125lbs (57kgs). She has curly blonde hair and blue eyes. Being a fitness model, Jena loves flaunting her body – you can find her in sexy dresses, or skinny tank tops and ripped jeans.
Hobbies, Favorite Things and Interesting Facts
- Jena loves to travel – Hawaii is one of her favorite places in the world, but she hopes to visit Switzerland and some countries in Africa.
- She loves French fries.
- She’s all about ‘Netflix and Chill’.
- She admires Jennifer Lopez’s versatility.
Net Worth and Salary
Who is Jason Derulo?
Jason Derulo is an American singer and songwriter, possibly best known for his hit songs “Savage Love” and “Swalla”. Jason Joel Desrouleaux was born on 21 September 1989, in Miramar, Florida USA, to Haitian parents; he’s of African-Caribbean ethnicity, and holds American nationality.
Jason discovered his love for music early in life, and wrote his first song at age eight. He attended a Performing Arts school in Florida, however, he achieved fame when he was a teenager, as he wrote songs for various celebrity artists such as Lil Wayne, Diddy, and Sean Kingston among others; at this time, he stylized his professional/stage name as Jason Derulo.
He dreamt of becoming a solo performer, until he was discovered by the music producer, J. R. Rotem, who signed Derulo to Beluga Heights Records and Warner Bros Records. Jason released his debut single “Whatcha Say” on 4 August 2009, which debuted at number 54 on the Billboard Hot 100, and reached number one on the charts by November 2009.
A few months later in 2010, his self-titled debut album was released, and it performed well on the Irish and UK album charts. The lead single from Derulo’s sophomore album, named “Don’t Wanna Go Home”, was released in May 2011, and peaked at number one on the UK Charts.
Jason Derulo released his second studio album, “Future History” on 27 September 2011, then
in February 2012, Jason planned an eight-date tour in the UK to promote the album, which included a show at the Wembley Arena, but he had a severe accident which resulted in a neck injury, and as a result, the tour was scrapped.
Derulo’s third album – “Tattoos” – was released in September 2013, and its second single “Talk Dirty” peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100.
The following year, the singer announced that he would release a deluxe version of his third album, having different artwork and renamed as “Talk Dirty” in the US.
On 22 January 2015, Dick Clark Productions announced that Jason Derulo, alongside Paula Abdul and Nigel Lythgoe would judge the 12th season of, “So You Think You Can Dance, an American reality TV dance competition”.
Derulo’s fourth studio album, “Everything Is 4” was released on 29 May 2015 by Beluga Heights Records and Warner Bros. Subsequently, he released his first ‘greatest hits album’, which contained 11 of his platinum-certified singles, and a new song called “Kiss The Sky”.
In February of 2017, Jason Derulo released the new single “Swalla”, featuring Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign, and a few months later at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, Jason announced that his new album would be named “777”.
However, he renamed it to “2Sides” because ‘I think the album exudes the light and dark side of who I am.’ Derulo later released the album in parts; “Side 1” was released in 2019.
In May 2020, Jason Derulo announced that he had left Warner Bros Records due to creative differences. Subsequently Derulo and New Zealand music producer Jawsh 685 released “Savage Love” (2020), which went viral on TikTok, and peaked at number one in the UK.
In May 2021, he was featured on the remix of Tesher’s “Jalebi Baby”, followed by Jason’s newest single, “Acapulco” on 3 September 2021.
He often names the late pop icon, Michael Jackson as his major inspiration.
Jason Derulo dated singer Jordin Sparks for three years, but they broke up in 2014. Then he dated swimsuit model Daphne Joy briefly, and supermodel Ragon Miller, before he started seeing Jena Frumes in 2020. Speaking to People about his co-parenting situation with Jena, he said, ‘we love our son very much and his well-being is really important to us. We have an amazing relationship, contrary to a lot of people’s beliefs.’