He released his second album, Future History, in 2011 and it reached #1 on the UK R&B Charts.
He was in a long-term relationship with Jordin Sparks but the couple separated in 2014. He later began dating social media star Jena Frumes. Their son, Jason King Derulo, was born May 8, 2021. In September Derulo and Frumes ended their relationship.
He earned his first opportunity in the music industry by writing and producing songs for Lil Wayne's record label.