Jack Parow Biography: Age, Real Name, Net Worth, Wife, Daughter & Record Label

Basic Information

Stage Name: Jack Parow
Real Name: Zander Tyler
Occupation: Rapper, Recording Artist
Date Of Birth/Age: 22nd February, 1982 (38 years old)
Place of Birth: Cape Town, South
Gender: Male
Nationality: South African
Marital Status: Jenna Pietersen
Education: Durbanville High School


Zander Tyler professionally known as Jack Parow is a popular South African rapper famous for his collaborations with Die Heuwels Fantasties, Die Antwoord, and Francois Van Coke.

Jack Parow was born in a small suburb in Cape Town, Western Cape, known as Parow. There are speculations that it might be the inspiration for his stage name. Parow is the last of three siblings. He and his siblings grew up in the city. His father passed on in 2005, leaving behind his mother, was managing a decor shop at the time, and them.

He developed a passion for music at a young age, and bought his first CD at age 12. He was inspired to rap after listening to Dogg’s “Doggy Style” single. He started out writing English lyrics, and later switched to Afrikaans. This opened doors for him in the industry.

His debut release was a hit. His friends in the Die Heuwels Fantasties band helped popularize the song. His debut EP “Cooler Then Ek” was released in 2009. He collaborated with some famous rappers on the project. This helped market it. As at 2020, he had released a total of two EPs and 5 studio albums. They include;

  • Cooler Than EK EP (2009)
  • Jack Parow (2010)
  • Eksie Ou (2011)
  • Nag Van Die Lang Pette (2014)
  • Dis Hoe Ons Rol (2016)
  • From Parow with Love EP (2016)
  • Afrika 4 Beginners (2017)

He is also known for his lengthy catalogue of hits including;

  • Dis Befok
  • Hier’s Hy Nou
  • Army Of One
  • My Koningkryk
  • Farmhouse brekvis
  • Dans Met My
  • Byellville
  • Eksie Ou
  • Fok Fokkity, and more.


Jack Parow was born in Cape Town, South on the 22nd day of February, 1982. He is 38 years old.

Net Worth

Jack Parow has enjoyed a lot of success on the music scene. His wealth accumulates from Music and business dealings. While he has not revealed his actual worth, it is estimated to be between $1m to $5m.

Wife & Daughter

Jack Parow is married to Jenna Pietersen. She is the cousin to Joe Pietersen, the professional Rugby player. Jenna is a fashion Model who has graced the covers of Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, GQ, Shape, and more.

Jack Parow’s daughter, Ruby Tyler, was born in 2012. Parow has revealed she was the inspiration for his 2014 song “Dis Befok”. The video footage for the remix of the song (2016) was shot by her (via a chest-mounted camera).

Record Label

Jack Parow is the owner of the record label, Parlowphernalia. His second studio album “Eksie Ou” was released via the label. It features the singles “Hosh Tokolosh”, and “Hard Partyjie Hou”.

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