Daddy Yankee Bio
Facts of Daddy Yankee
|Age:||41 years 11 months|
|Birth Date:||February 03, 1977|
|Birth Place:||San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA|
|Father's Name:||Ramón Ayala|
|Mother's Name:||Rosa Rodríguez|
|Height:||5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)|
|Net Worth:||$ 30 million|
|Ethnicity:||Mixed (African- Scottish- Taino)|
|Eye Color:||Light Brown|
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Relationship Statistics of Daddy Yankee
|What is Daddy Yankee marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Daddy Yankee get married ? (married date):||, 1994|
|How many children does Daddy Yankee have ? (name):||Three ( Jeremy Rodriguez, Jesairis Rodriguez, Yamilette Rodriguez)|
|Is Daddy Yankee having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Daddy Yankee gay ?:||No|
|Who is Daddy Yankee wife ? (name):||Mirredys Gonzalez Ayala|
More about the relationship
Talking about his relationship, previously, he was in a relationship with Paula DeAnda. He married to the Puerto Rican girl Mirredys Gonzalez Ayala in 1994. They have 3 children, Yamilette, Jessaelyss, and Jeremy.
- 1 Who is Daddy Yankee?
- 2 Daddy Yankee: Childhood, Education, and Family
- 3 Daddy Yankee: Early Professional Career
- 4 Daddy Yankee: Lifetime Achievements and Awards
- 5 Daddy Yankee: Salary and Net Worth
- 6 Daddy Yankee: Rumors and Controversy
- 7 Daddy Yankee: Description of Body Measurements
- 8 Daddy Yankee: Social Media
Who is Daddy Yankee?
Daddy is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, rapper, actor, and record producer. He is well known as the “King of Reggaetón” by music critics and fans alike. Besides that, he is one of the musicians who first fused different styles of music to create and popularize a new genre of music.
Daddy Yankee: Childhood, Education, and Family
Daddy was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the United States on February 3, 1977, to parents Ramón Ayala and Rosa Rodríguez. His father was a salsa percussionist and his mother was a manicurist. He has two siblings namely, Melvin Ayala and Nomar Ayala. He belongs to Puerto Rican nationality and mixed (African- Scottish- Taino) ethnicity. His birth sign is Aquarius.
Eventually, his education and academic achievements are disclosed. Likewise, he started singing and rapping at the age of 13, with a special focus on lyrical improvisation.
Daddy Yankee: Early Professional Career
On talking about his profession, he became interested in reggaetón, Spanish-language dancehall reggae, and was immensely influenced by the style of Vico C, and often imitated artists like DJ Playero, DJ Nelson, and DJ Drako. Similarly, he got the opportunity to fully focus on his music career. On April 2, 1995, with the help of Playero, he also released his first mixtape as a solo artist, ‘No Mercy’, from White Lion Records and BM Records. During 2001, he also followed up with another independent release, ‘El Cartel II’. Similarly, as a teenager, he aspired to be a professional Major League Baseball player and was all set to get signed by the Seattle Mariners.
Likewise, he earned recognition from urban music fans in Miami and New York with his second studio album ‘El Cangri.com’, which released on June 20, 2002, and touched on issues like terrorism, corruption, and religion. Similarly, he followed his first international success, he collaborated with renowned reggaeton singers and producers Luny Tunes in the album ‘Mas Flow’ in 2003. On the same year, he also released the top-ten compilation album ‘Los Homerun-es’.
Besides that, he signed a record deal with Interscope Records in 2005, after Jimmy Iovine, the president of the label, met him in person in Puerto Rico. Similarly, he also released his next studio album, ‘El Cartel: The Big Boss’, from Interscope on June 5, 2007. The album brought together a number of pop-rap hit-makers including Scott Storch, William, Luny Tunes, Tainy, Akon and Mr. Collipark. Likewise, he also released his next studio album ‘Mundial’ on April 27, 2010, led by the single ‘Grito Mundial’. Currently, he is working on his next studio album ‘El Disco Duro’.
Daddy Yankee: Lifetime Achievements and Awards
On talking about his lifetime achievements and awards, he has won 82 awards from 270 nominations. Likewise, he has won one ‘Latin Grammy Award’, two ‘Billboard Music Awards’, 14 ‘Billboard Latin Music Awards’, 2 ‘Latin American Music Awards’, 6 ‘ASCAP Awards’, 8 ‘Lo Nuestro Awards’, and one ‘MTV Video Music Award’.
Daddy Yankee: Salary and Net Worth
There is no information about his salary. His net worth is around $ 30 million.
Daddy Yankee: Rumors and Controversy
There was a rumor that, he is gay. Currently, there is no such rumors and controversies.
Daddy Yankee: Description of Body Measurements
On talking about his body measurements, Daddy has a height of 5 feet 7 inches. Additionally, he weighs is 78Kg. Whereas, his chest, waist, and biceps sizes are 42-35-15 inches. Furthermore, his hair color is back and his eye color is light brown.
Daddy Yankee: Social Media
He has 28.1M followers on Facebook. Likewise, he has 11.6M followers on Twitter. Similarly, he has 23.6M followers on Instagram.