Capleton Net Worth, Age, Family, Career, Biography & More

Capleton Net Worth and Bio
Capleton Net Worth and Bio

Capleton is a Jamaican-born reggae and dancehall musician who is also a singer. He is best known for the Rastafari influence in his songs. In this article, we will know in detail about Capleton’s net worth, salary, and all the information related to his life.

Capleton has given many hit songs to the music industry, due to which he has a huge fan following among people all over the world. whenever any of his new songs or albums are about to be released, there is always curiosity among his fans.

What is Capleton Net Worth?

Capleton’s exact net worth is difficult to ascertain, but considering all his income sources, his net worth is estimated to be around $8 million as of 2023. Furthermore, the way his songs and albums become hits and a large number of audiences love to listen to his songs, we can estimate that his net worth is estimated to be around Rs 8.5 million by 2024.

Net Worth 2023$8 Million (estimated)
Net Worth 2022$7.5 Million (estimated)
Anoual Income$450K To $500K (estimated)
Monthly Earnings$54K To $60K (estimated)
Daily Income$16.25K To $18K (estimated)

Income Sources

Capleton has many sources of income but his main income sources are mostly music, singing, and various social media platforms, from where he generates the most income.

In his career spanning three decades, he has recorded more than 25 albums and more than 100 super hit singles like “Bad Mind“, “Jah Jah City” and “Who Dem“, which are still heard today through various online music platforms, from where they earn a good amount of money.

Social Media

Apart from this, social media platforms are also a medium to increase their income, among which are Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook, where they promote their songs or also get a good amount of money from sponsorship posts.


His songs are also available on many audio streaming platforms like Apple Music and Spotify, from where he earns a lot of money and one of his songs has been streamed more than 25 million times.

Tour And Live Events

One of his sources of income is his tours and live shows where he has thousands of fans who love his voice and music. He keeps sharing information about his tour and live programs on his social media.

Capleton Early Life and Biography

Capleton was born on April 13, 1967, in Islington, Jamaica to a Jamaican family and currently, he is 56 years old. He is of Black African Descent.

When he was 18 he moved to Kingston to pursue his music career, and currently, he lives in Jamaica. He belongs to the Rastafarian religion and his nationality is Jamaican.

His birthday is on April 13 every year and his birth name is Clifton George Bailey III, also known by the stage name Capleton, a name given to him by his relatives and friends since he distanced himself from his birth name.

Apart from this, he is also known as King Shango, King David, The Fireman, and The Prophet. Apart from this, he told through a video that he is a vegetarian.

Birth NameClifton George Bailey III
Stage Name(s)Capleton
Other Name(s)King Shango, The Fireman, and The Prophet
ProfessionMusician and Singer
Years active1985 – Present
Date of BirthApril 13, 1967 (Thursday)
Age (as of 2024)56 Years Old
Birth Sign/Zodiac SignAries
Ethnicity/RaceBlack African
Raised InKingston

Educational Qualification

Capleton completed his early education in a local school in Jamaica, although he has not shared much information about his educational background.

Apart from this, we could not find any information about Capleton’s school, college, or university.

Relationships, and Family Background

ParentsMother Name: Mabel Downer-Forbes
Father Name: Not Known
SiblingsSister Name: Aleen Bailey (retired Jamaican track and field sprinter)
Girlfriend/WifeNot Known
Children(s)Not Known

Career Timeline

Capleton began his career as a musician, known for the Rastafari influences expressed in his songs. In 1989, he got his first big international break, when he traveled to Canada to perform a stage show with Ninjaman and Flourgon.

His first break was given to him by Stewart Brown, owner of a Toronto-based sound called African Star. He also has a record label named David House Productions.

When Capleton first came on the scene in the late 1980s, slackness and gun talk were prominent songs in the dancehall music genre, ranging from “Bumbo Red” to “Number One on the Look Good Chart” and “No Lotion Man“.

After that, he recorded a song called “Alms House” in 1992, which established his important position in the dancehall genre, the tune became a major hit, soon followed by several songs such as “Music is a Mission” and “Tour“.

Apart from music and singing, his (@capletonmusic) Instagram account has more than 550,000 followers and his (capleton) Facebook page has more than 920,000 followers.

Additionally, he has over 110,000 followers on his (@capletonmusic) Twitter handle, where he is active daily and keeps updating fans about his tours and live events.

He has over 62,000 subscribers on his @capletonVEVO YouTube channel where he uploads his official music videos. One of his most popular videos is titled “Capleton – Nuh Fear Dem (Official Music Video)“.

His songs are also available on platforms like Spotify and Apple Music and his verified Spotify account has more than 11 lakh monthly listeners.

His song “That Day Will Come” has received over 33 million streams and “Mount Zion Medley” has received over 25 million streams on Spotify.


Some critics have once accused him of using anti-gay lyrics in some of his songs. but his manager has explained that some of the controversial lyrics were mistranslated and do not refer to homosexuals.

He admitted that through his Rastafari faith, he believes that the homosexual lifestyle is not right.

However, he continued to sing such songs, which caused him to cancel a concert in Switzerland in 2008 and a tour in the United States in 2010.

FAQs about Capleton

Answer: Considering All Income Sources, His Net Worth is Estimated to Be Around $8 Million.

Answer: He is also a reggae and dancehall musician and singer.

Answer: He Was Born on April 13, 1967, and Currently, He is 56 Years Old.

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