Originally posted on October 15, 2020 @ 12:31 pm
Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez is a 43-year old rapper and record producer. He was born on the 3rd of February 1977 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Most people know him by his stage name, ‘Daddy Yankee.’ In that persona, he has released several top-charting tracks.
These include tracks such as Soltera, Dura, and Rompe. Presently, Ramón remains one of the most prominent musicians in the industry. He was named as the most influential Hispanic musician by both Time Magazine and CNN. Let’s explore several fascinating facts about Daddy Yankee’s net worth and income.
Net worth and Income sources.
To date, Ramón Luis has released over 11 million studio albums. Popular tracks like Despacito, Shaky Shaky, and Gasolina generate about 44,735,586 viewers every month on Spotify and other platforms. This earned Daddy Yankee a lucrative $20 million deal with Interscope records.
After his album ‘Barrio Fino’ sold over 2 million copies, Ramón got endorsed by Pepsi. Other than music, Daddy Yankee has also generated additional income from his business exploits. He is the proprietor of El Cartel Records, a company that has produced several Billboard Latin toping tracks. As of 2020, Daddy Yankee’s net worth is $40 million.
House, cars, property, and lifestyle.
Daddy Yankee used part of his wealth to purchase a beautiful home in Carolina, Puerto Rico. Sources say that he acquired the home back in 2012 for a reported $3.2 million. The property is expansive and comes with its own lavish outdoor pool.
Ramón does not use his wealth just to purchase luxury items. Back in 2017, Hurricane Maria rocked Puerto Rico, causing a great deal of damage.
Daddy Yankee took it upon himself to donate $100,000, which helped feed more than 9,000 families on the island. Since then, he has reportedly donated more than $1 million to aid in reconstruction exploits. This speaks volumes of R Ramón’s philanthropy.
Ramón started his journey in music when he was just 13 years old. Eight years on, and Daddy Yankee had launched his very own record label. Ramón would eventually break into the mainstream with the release of the track Gasolina in 2004.
2006 marked another major milestone in his career as Ramón earned a place in the list of top 100 influencers worldwide. A decade on and his popularity would still prove to be intact. Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi made a song called Despacito. To date, it remains the most viewed video on YouTube.