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Happy Birthday To Saddle River's Wyclef Jean

Wyclef Jean turned 46 on Oct. 17.
Wyclef Jean turned 46 on Oct. 17. Photo Credit: Seher Sikandar via Wikipedia

SADDLE RIVER, N.J. -- Happy Birthday to Saddle River's Wyclef Jean!

Wyclef Jean, a resident of Saddle River, turned 46 today.

Jean, a rapper, musician and actor, was born Oct. 17. 1969 in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti.

Jean formed the hip hop group the Tranzlator Crew in the 1980s before they changed their name to Fugees. Under the Fugees monoker, Jean recorded the albums "Blunted on Reality" and the multi-platinum hit "The Score" with Lauryn Hill and Pras Michel.

After the Fugees disbanded, Jean released six solo albums and produced hits such as Pras' "Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)." His seventh solo album "Clefication" is in the works.

He has acted in television shows such as "Third Watch" and "Nashville" and films including "Be Cool" and "Black November."

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