Daddy Yankee
Daddy Yankee

Daddy Yankee is a performing name of an outstanding rapper Ramon Luis Ayala Rodriguez. He is one of the most popular reggaeton specialists of this period. He has driven the flood of this Puerto Rican music style in popular culture. Daddy Yankee is as of now the co-proprietor of a record name named “El Cartel Records,” in which he started his useful melodic voyage.

Quick Biography

Daddy Yankee’s genuine name is Ramon Luis, Ayala Rodriguez. He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on February 3, 1977. His dad was a salsa percussionist, and his mom was a manicurist who originated from a performer family. Since youth, he discovered enthusiasm for music in the wake of watching his dad’s presentation regularly.

When he was 13 years of age, Yankee started rapping and singing. At that point, he wound up intrigued by the reggaeton kind. That sort of class was not well known around then. Along these lines, the nearby specialists would make their music by consolidating or blending hip-bounce, dancehall, and free-form rap.

When he was young people, Yankee always longed for being an expert baseball player. Be that as it may, he was hit by a stray shot from a weapon fight before he could seek after the fantasy. He released his universal hit single “Gasolina” in 2004 to present Reggaeton around the world.

That music sort turned into a worldwide marvel from that point forward. The global sensation “Despacito” picked up him increasingly more prominence close by Latin pop artist Luis Fonsi. In his melodic profession, Daddy Yankee has gotten numerous honors and selections since 2004.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Daddy Yankee (Ramon Luis, Ayala Rodriguez)
Age: 43 years old
Birth Date: February 3, 1977
Birth Place: Puerto Rico
Nationality: Puerto Rican
Religion: Christian Roman Catholic
Parents: Ramón Ayala and Rosa Rodríguez
Spouse: Mireddys González (m. 1994)
Children: Yamilet Ayala González, Jesaeelys Ayala González, Jeremy Ayala González
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 78 Kg
Profession: reggaeton specialists
Net Worth in 2020: $35 million

Age, Height, Weight, and Body Measurements

Daddy is 43 years old, has a height of 1.7 m. Additionally, his weight is 78 Kg. Whereas, his chest, waist, and biceps sizes are 42-35-15 inches.

Education, School, College/University

He also went to college, and earned an associate’s degree in accounting in 1998, in order to help himself better navigate the music business

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, and Political Views

His parents are 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.

Married, Relationship, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Daddy Yankee With Wife Mireddys González
Daddy Yankee With Wife Mireddys González

Daddy Yankee’s wife is Mireddys Gonzalez, who he married in 1994 when he was seventeen years old. He became a father when he was 18 years old. It was a hard experience for him. The couple has three children named Yamilette Ayala Gonzalez, Jessealy Ayala Gonzalez, and Jeremy Ayala Gonzalez. As of this year, Daddy Yankee’s age is 42 years old

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 1994
Does he have any relationship affair? Mireddys Gonzalez
Is Daddy Yankee Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Mireddys Gonzalez
Kids: Yamilet Ayala González, Jesaeelys Ayala González, Jeremy Ayala González

Professional Life and Career

Daddy Yankee began his career when he became interested in reggaeton, 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. Likewise, he got the opportunity to focus on his music career fully.

On 2nd April 1995, with the help of Playero, he released his first mixtape as a solo artist, “No Mercy,” from White Lion Records and BM Records.  During 2001, he 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.

Awards and Nominations

Throughout his career as a rapper, Daddy Yankee has received a total of 120 Award Winnings, and 335 nominations such as:

  • He was honored as a recipient of the Puerto Rican Walk of Fame Star in 2017.
  • In the 2017’s American Music Awards, he won collaboration of the year and favorite pop/Rock Song for the single “Despacito” shared with Luis Fonsi.
  • Yankee received Billboard Music Awards in 2005 as Latin Albums Artist of the Year.
  • ASCAP Awards gave him an award as the Voice of Music Award in 2014.

Daddy Yankee Net Worth, Income and Salary In 2020

Daddy Yankee Net Worth
Daddy Yankee Net Worth

Daddy Yankee has earned a decent income from his career. As of October 2020, He has a net worth of $35 million. It is estimated that Daddy Yankee’s income or salary is approximately $4.95 million per year, $412,500 per month, and $95,192.31 every week.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There was a rumor that he is gay. Currently, there is no such rumors and controversies.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

He has 28.1M followers on Facebook. Likewise, he has 11.6M followers on Twitter. Similarly, he has 38M followers on Instagram and 24m subscribers on YouTube.

Daddy Yankee is known for being one of the pioneers of the music style reggaetón. He worked hard to share his talent with the world and is now recognized worldwide for his accomplishments.

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