Daddy Yankee's net worth 2023



€ 30 million





Country of origin:

Puerto Rico

Source of wealth:


Last updated:


Short introduction

Ramon Luis Ayala Rodriguez (born February 3, 1977 in San Juan, Puerto Rico), better known as Papa Yankee, is a singer, actor and music producer of Porto Rica. One of the most famous representatives of Reggaeton style.


Early life

Ramon was born in the city of San Juan in Puerto Rico. When he was young, he dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but because of an injury to the leg, he decided to devote his life to his other hobby for music. He initially signed with Dj Playero, but also worked with artists such as Snoop Dogg, Nicky Jam, Pitbull, Mey Vidal, Dj Blass, Eric Dj, Eliel, Nas, Tony Touch or Unit Members G, Lloyd Banks And Young male. He married Mikeis González at the age of 17 and they currently have two children: daughter Jessalis and his Jeremy. The singer also has an illegitimate girl, Jamette. Sales of the albums singers in the United States and Latin America reached nearly one million copies. Its most popular composition is "gasolina" ("essence"). Daddy Yankee has a strange look, his look is inspired by Gangster Culture Negro in the United States. He won the price of Lo Nuestus music and was named for a Grammy and MTV video music price. He played in the film "Guy Talentux" in 2008. 


Its Impacto song, published on the cartel: the Big Boss in 2007 appears on the San Juan Sounds reading list in Grand Theft Auto IV. In the Grand Theft Auto IV video game, Daddy Yankee broadcasts his voice in San Juan Sounds Radio Station, where he acts as the DJ of this resort of Reggeton. The Impacto song also appears. This is an open global adventure video game developed by Rockstar North. On November 29, 2013, he published his Trylogy game. Limbo 2012 song from the prestige album was presented to Just Dance 2014. As an actor, he plays in commemorative films and American television programs such as love, glory and beauty. On April 28, 2016, Daddy Yankee received the 2016 Industry Leader Award at the Awards Latin Panel Music. After a ten-year rivalry with Don Omar for the title of Reggae King, Daddy Yankee and Don Omar announced at a press conference in early 2016 they made together on stage in a series of concerts titled of the Kingdom. The tour is sold in minutes in large cities like Las Vegas, Orlando, Los Angeles, New York. The two artists exchanged music sessions during concerts organized as part of boxing games and the fans of each city voted for their loved ones with an app developed for the event. "Two kings, a throne," said the founder of Pina Records Rafael Pina, who had good relations with the artists and also developed the concept of tourism. About the tour and rivalry with Yankee's father, Don Omar said, "Let me clearly specify: I'm not his best friend and he's not my best friend, but we respect. The desire to be the best has made us better.  

Career highlights

In 2017, Daddy Yankee donated $ 100,000 to the Puerto Rico Food Bank after the damage caused by Hurricane Maria. About 9,000 families on the island received this money. Since October 2017, Barrio Fino and Directo have been the seventh and thirteenth bestsellers of Latin albums in the United States. During his career, 63 songs from Daddy Yankee were included in the graphics of hot Latin songs, including 24 in the top 10 and 5 of the top. Daddy Yankee is the ninth musician with the most singular hot Latin songs. It is also known for its song with Luis Fonsi called "Despacito", a clip that collected more than 6 billion views on YouTube videos hosting and is the number one of various music streaming services worldwide. On April 17, 2019, the singer announced that a remix of his success with Calma with American singer Katy Perry will be released shortly. You post the video on your Instagram account. In 2007, Daddy Yankee became the spokesperson for the Environmental Organization "Yo Limpio A Puerto Rico" founded by Ignacio Barsottelli. Yo Limpio A Puerto Rico, Pepsico and Wal-Mart announced a recycling competition between the public with the "Tómatelo Fr Serio, Recicla Por Puerto Rico" campaign (take it seriously, recycle for Puerto Rico), where Daddy Yankee was The main speaker and private schools on the island in the main, medium and secondary categories. In 2008, Ayala participated in a campaign to promote the vote in the 2008 Puerto Rico general elections. This initiative included a concert entitled "Vota O Quedate Callado" (vote or silence). On August 25, 2008, Ayala approved John McCain's candidacy as President of the United States in the 2008 elections, reporting McCain to be a "fighter for the Hispanic Community". As part of this campaign, Ayala hosted a debate entitled "Vota O Quédate Callado: Los Candidates replied to Los Jóvenes," which was broadcast on October 9, 2008.

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