What is Saad Lamjarred?
Saad Lamjarred (born 1985, April 7) is a Moroccan pop singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, dancer, record producer, and also actor. He was raised in an artist family.
He became famous after his songs broke YouTube audience records, making him the main figure in Amazigh (Berber) and Arabic pop, and also the first singer to popularize Moroccan pop.
|Real Name||Saad Lamjarred|
|Date of Birth||born 1985, April 7|
|Birth Place||Rabat, Morocco|
|Age||35 years old|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Net Worth||$4.2 Million|
Where was Saad Lamjarred born?
Saad was born in Rabat, Morocco. Saad’s father’s name is Bachir Abdou, he is a Moroccan classical singer and his mother’s name is Nezha Regragui, who is an actress and comedian.
He loves and respects his parents very much. Most of his inspiration is from his parents. From a very early age, Saad was interested in playing the piano. He was also passionate about singing when he was just four years old.
Saad went to study at the Conservatory of Music in Rabat. He started studying art theory, dance, and music. He would even perform many productions where he would collaborate with his father.
In 2001, Saad moved to the United States. The USA was and still is also one of his greatest sources of inspiration for his music.
It credited the experience for exposing him to western music and having a different effect on his style and the type of artist he was recognized as.
Why was Saad Lamjarred famous for?
Saad took part in a widely popular Arab talent show titled ‘Super Star’ in 2007 and placed second. His participation in the show earned him fame.
Saad also started his acting career in 2011 as playing the main lean in one of the Moroccan soap operas titled ‘Ahlam Nassim’. In 2013, he released an album named Wala Aalik.
He released two more EPs in the same year titles ‘Salina’ and ‘Entry. The title song of the ‘Entry became one of the biggest hits which earned him an award at the Meditel Morocco Music Awards 2014 as well as the Best Middle East Act at 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards.
Saad was also nominated as the Best Middle East Act at the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards. He also won the Murex d’Or in the category of Best Arabic Song for his 2014 song ‘Enty’.
One of his greatest 2015 hit single music video titled ‘Lm3allem’ earned a Guinness World Record achievement after garnering 856 million views on YouTube after its 3 months of release.
As of February 2021, the video is also the most viewed Arabic video on YouTube, garnering 900 million views.
After a year, Saad released another single titled ‘Ana Machi Sachel’ which he soon followed with the black and white music video which was released on YouTube featuring millions of his fans singing along to his song at home, in cars, or different places.
He didn’t wait too long to release another single by the name of ‘Ghaltana’ in the form of a video clip directed by Amr Rouani. The video caught a lot of eyes because of its Wild West, gritty feel, which was inspired by Rouani’s childhood love of Mad Max films.
Along with his success, Saad’s music production took a brief gap while he was in Paris, he was on trial for ‘sexual assault’ but he soon made a come-back with his August 2017 song titled ‘Let Go’.
It was another hit song. The song earned about half a million views on YouTube within an hour of its release.
After that, Saad released another hit song titled ‘Ghazali’.
This was another big hit and earned more than half a million views only minutes after the video went live at an average of 50 thousand views every five minutes.
After that, he released another song called ‘Casablanca’. The song was in French.
Saad was incarcerated once more in Saint Tropez in August 2018, halting his music career again in December 2018, in which he released another single titled ‘Baddek Eih’.
Within its four hours of publication, the video got a million views on YouTube.
Saad also performed and released a duet titled ‘Ensay’ with Egyptian actor and fellow singer Mohamed Ramadan in July 2019, which gained over 100 million views within a month of its release.
Saad reached 10 million subscribers on his official YouTube channel on June 10, 2020, and also the first Arab African singer to get the Diamond Button.
What is the height of Saad Lamjarred?
Saad stands at the height of 5ft. 11 inches tall and weighs around 75 kg. He is 36 years old as of 2021 and his zodiac sign is Aries.
Saad has black hair color and his eye color is dark brown. He belongs to the Islam religion and his nationality is Moroccan.
His every song is a big hit and he loves dancing acting besides singing. He has more than 10 million followers on his social media handles.
Who is Saad Lamjarred dating now?
Saad has a very private love life, but there is a rumor which was confirmed that he was once married and got divorced around the year 2015.
But when the same thing was asked in the media, he simply denied it and claimed that it could “really destroy lives”, since he works in the entertainment field.
Saad’s father’s name is Bachir Abdou, who is a Moroccan classical singer and his mother’s name is Nezha Regragui, who is an actress and comedian.
He loves and respects his parents very much and believes that they are the inspiration in his life. According to him, he got most of his talent from his parents.
Besides his parents, he even shared a photo with his grandmother and other family members, though we don’t have any information on them. But it seems like he loves his family and is very close to them.
What is the net worth of Saad Lamjarred?
Saad has a net worth estimated to be approximately $4.2 million. He has made such a huge amount of wealth from his primary career as a World music singer.
- He attempted suicide in prison in France in 2016.
- There were 3 allegations of rape charges against him.
- Moroccan media had stopped broadcasting his songs from September 2018.
- He has over 11.9 million Instagram followers and 12.5 million subscribers on his YouTube channel.
- His concert in Egypt got canceled because of rape allegations.