A Puerto Rican singer and composer, Luis Fonsi has an estimated net worth of $20 million. The hit song Daddy Yankee, featuring Fonsi, won four Latin Grammys and five Billboard Music Awards as his biggest ever success.
He’s known for such hits as “Here I Am,” “Échame la Culpa,” and “Despacito.” A music video for the song became the most-watched YouTube video ever with over 11 million views.
|Real Name||Luis Alfonso Rodriguez Lopez-Cepero|
|Stage Name||Luis Fonsi|
|Age||43 years old|
|Date of Birth||April-15-1978|
|Place of Birth||San Juan, Puerto Rico|
|Profession||Singer, Actor, Composer|
|Net Worth||$20 Million|
Early Life of Luis
Delia Lopez-Cepero and Alfonso Rodriguez gave Luis birth to him in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The couple had three children, but he is their firstborn.
Tatiana Rodriguez and Jean Rodriguez, who are both singers, are the other two. A big fan of the San Juan Children’s Choir as well as the Menudo music group, Luis attended many performances of both groups when he was young.
Luis attended Dr. Philips High School in Orlando, Florida, for his early education. His involvement with the Big Guys group allowed him to sing at school parties and local festivals during this time.
Florida University enrolled him in 1995, and he became a member of the university’s choir. At the university, he studied Vocal Performance and was awarded a full scholarship. His music career led him to drop out of university after a short time.
Education Of Luis
Dr. Phillips High School was where Luis completed his education. His school had a music group called ‘Big Guys’ that used to perform at events.
A scholarship to Florida State University’s School of Music was his reward for his hard work and dedication. During his education, he was in a cappella group and performed throughout the university.
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Luis’ love affair with a Univision artist, Adamari Lopez, was quite popular with the public. Neither of them was born in the United States.
Having been seen together in public places after Lopez released her album and Abrazar la Vida, their love story was quite famous. However, Lopez developed cancer after which Luis canceled his scheduled international tours with Lopez.
Her treatment took place in Miami. In a religious ceremony held in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, they were married on June 3, 2006. Their wedding was attended by many celebrities.
Their divorce was finalized on November 8, 2010, as a result of personal problems. Agueda Lopez, a Spanish model, wed Luis on September 10, 2014. The couple had a daughter named Mikaela in 2011 and a son named Rocco in 2012.
On today’s date 16th September 2021, Luis Fonsi will be 43 years old. He was born 15 April 1978. A 1.73m tall man, he weighs 65 kilograms.
Luis made his music industry debut in 1998. Compare, which means To Begin, was his first album, released in 1998. By becoming the number 11 Latin Album on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart, his album created history.
Pope John Paul II attended the Great Jubilee Concert for Debt-free World, in which he performed.
As part of the new menus band jury in 2007, he was part of jury. In 2008, he made his first appearance on the Billboard Hot 100. “No me Give Pr Due” was his song that entered the Billboard charts.
Daddy Yankee was featured together with him in the song Despacito in 2017. Many people around the world enjoyed this. YouTube’s most viewed video song was this one.
The song remained at the top of the US Billboard chart for several weeks. Several of his compositions proved to be successful as well.
Awards and Achievements
Numerous awards have been bestowed upon Luis Fonsi in recognition of his amazing career. The American Music Award was presented to him in 2017 for the song Despacito.
Among the other awards he has been recognized with are the ASCAP Award, the Billboard Music Award, the Billboard Latin Music Award, the Premis Juventud Award, the Swiss Music Award, and the MTV Europe Music Award.
Some of his popular awards are:
- Grammy [song of the year 2017] for Despacito.
- Diamond Creator Award (2017).
- LOS40 Music Awards (The international theme of the year 2017).
- Male Artist of the year (2006).
- BMI Award (President’s award) in 2018.
Net Worth of Luis Fonsi
The music career of Luis Fonsi accounts for most of his net worth, which is $20 million as of September 2021. He has sold millions of albums worldwide and several hit songs.
He made additional money from his hit song Despacito, which was viewed the most on YouTube in April 2018.
The hit song Despacito was composed by Luis, who is the mind behind it. He has always made good music, and he is becoming more and more famous all the time.
Also, he tried acting, but so far, music is what he thrives on. Still, he should continue helping other people through his music.