Daddy Yankee Net Worth
Who is Daddy Yankee?
Ramon Luis Ayala Rodriguez is best known by his stage name Daddy Yankee. He is a singer, actor, songwriter, rapper and record producer from Puerto Rico. He was born on 3rd February 1977. “King of Reggaeton” – is the title given to him by the music industry and his fans. In 2004, he has released his single “Gasolina” which was acclaimed by the audience and the critics internationally. Ayala Rodriguez grabbed the limelight just after the success of this single and his music genre became a global phenomenon. Daddy Yankee has won several nominations and awards throughout his musical career. As of now, he has won total 82 awards and 270 nominations since 2004. He has won 2 Billboard Music Awards, 5 Latin Grammy Awards, 14 Billboard Latin Music Award, 2 Latin American Music Awards, 1 MTV Video Music Award, 8 Lo Nuestro Awards and 6 ASCAP Awards. He received a “Walk of Fame Star” of Puerto Rico. He also received the Presencia Latina at Harvard University. In 2009, CNN has announced him as the “Most Influential Hispanic Artist”.
Daddy Yankee Net Worth
According to the celebrity reporters, Daddy Yankee won an approximate total worth of $15 million as of now. He is a multi-talented personality and made his huge earnings from his numerous songs and the sales of his musical records. Daddy Yankee has sold almost 20 million records worldwide. He has earned a lot from the sales of his albums internationally. His album entitled “Barrio Fino” created a history after becoming the highest-selling Latin musical album during 2000-2009. 2 million copies were sold worldwide and he made a $20 million contract with Interscope Records. On 28th April 2016, Daddy Yankee won the award “Industry Leader Award” in Latin Billboard Award, 2016.
Daddy Yankee Life History
Daddy Yankee was born in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. He was grown up in the neighboring area of Villa Kennedy Housing Projects. He wanted to be a professional baseball player and wished to sign with the “Seattle Mariners”. But before that, he was hit by AK-47 and had to spend more than a year to recover from the wound. During this time, he focused on his music career professionally.
Daddy Yankee – Known for
In 1992, Daddy Yankee has first appeared on a mixtape named “Playero 34” of DJ Playero. On 2nd April 1995, Daddy Yankee has released “No Mercy” which was his debut studio album as a solo. He then started a new style of rap abandoning the conventional rapping style and then he became the first reggaeton performing artist. In 2002, his album “El Cangri.com” gained huge international success. In 2003, he collaborated with the famous reggaeton producers Luny Tunes for his albums “Mas Flow” and “Mas Flow 2”. In 2004, Yankee was featured in a single “Oye Mi Canto” by N.O.R.E. It hit 12th rank in the “Billboard Hot 100” chart. On 30th April he was enlisted as one of the most influential people announced by “Times”.
Daddy Yankee Political/Business Affiliation
In 2008 Daddy Yankee has taken part in a campaign for the promotion of vote in Puerto Rico during the general election.
Daddy Yankee Bio Info
Full name: Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez
Born: 3 February 1977 (age 41 years), San Juan, Puerto Rico
Spouse: Mireddys González (m. 1994)
Children: Yamilet Ayala González, Jeremy Ayala González, Jesaeelys Ayala González
Parents: Ramón Ayala, Rosa Rodríguez
Genres: Reggaeton; hip hop; Latin pop
Labels: Dream Team Killer; El Cartel; Los Cangris; Machete; Universal; Interscope Geffen A&M; Capitol Latin
Daddy Yankee Quotes
- I’m not a machista that tells his girl what she has to put on. I let her be herself. – Daddy Yankee
- I would rather be the tail of a lion than the head of a mouse. – Daddy Yankee
- The best way to help the Latino community is to give back. I love giving back; I’m quiet about God and what I do, but we do a lot in the Dominican Republic. – Daddy Yankee
- Any club is important. All Latin music movements are born in clubs. There is no better research than going to a club. If your music works, it will bounce up. – Daddy Yankee
Daddy Yankee Videos on YouTube
Daddy Yankee’s life before fame and the path to it.