Daddy Yankee Biography

Daddy Yankee originally Ramon Luis Ayala Rodriguez was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the United States on 3rd February 1977.

Daddy Yankee is the artist, musician, rapper, performing artist and record maker Ramón Ayala, who is one of the spearheading reggaetón specialists who set up a standard market for the music style.

Impacted by customary hip-bounce, just as Spanish-language dancehall reggae, he is one of the performers who previously intertwined distinctive styles of music to make and advance another type of music.

From humble beginnings with freely discharged mixtapes that he delivered, he proceeded to turn into the co-proprietor of the record organization ‘El Cartel Records.’

The organization likewise discharged his first industrially effective global collection ‘Barrio Fino,’ which made him a worldwide star following a time of the battle. Daddy Yankee became the winner of the ‘Latin Grammy Award‘ for the collection, which additionally incorporated his best known single ‘Gasolina.’

Following his worldwide achievement, he was named among 100 most compelling individuals by ‘Time’ magazine, stowed supports for brands like Reebok and Pepsi, and marked a $20 million contract with Interscope Records. He later extended into acting and creating, and is known for the film ‘Talento de Barrio.’


Daddy Yankee Songs

Con Calma (2019), Gasolina (2004), Boom Boom (2017), Vuelve (2017), Zum Zum (2018), Limbo (2012), Shaky Shaky (2017), Made for Now (2018), Descontrol (2010), Otro Cosa (2016), …

Daddy Yankee Age

42 years old (as of 2019)

Daddy Yankee Family

Mireddys González (spouse), Yamilet Ayala González (daughter), Jeremy Ayala González (son), Ramon Ayala (father), Rosa Rodriguez (mother), Melvin Ayala (brother)

Daddy Yankee Height

5 feet 7 inch

Daddy Yankee Wife

Mireddys González

Quick Facts

Birth Date 3rd February 1977
Nickname Daddy Yankee
Birth Place San Juan, Puerto Rico United States
Zodiac Aquarius
Profession Songwriter, Singer, Rapper, Producer
Active Year 1991-Present
Marital Status Married
Nationality Puerto Rican
Ethnicity Mixed
Religion Not Specified
Height 5 feet 7 inch
Weight 78 kg
Eye Color Light Brown
Hair Color Black
Relationship Married
Spouse Mireddys Gonzalez

Daddy Yankee Early Life

Daddy Yankee was conceived as Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez on February 3, 1977, in Río Piedras, the most significant area of San Juan, Puerto Rico. His dad was a salsa percussionist, also called bongosero, and keeping in mind that his mom was a manicurist, she originated from a group of performers.

Daddy Yankee and his sibling, Nomar, had been presented to music since they were youngsters, as their dad would frequently perform before them. Daddy Yankee began singing and rapping at 13 years old, with the different spotlight on expressive ad lib.

He later ended up keen on reggaetón, Spanish-language dancehall reggae, and was colossally affected by the style of Vico C, and frequently imitated craftsmen like DJ Playero, DJ Nelson, and DJ Drako.

While this sort of music was not generally prevalent around then, San Juan DJs used to blend hip-jump, dancehall, and free-form rap, which was especially cherished by the neighborhood gathering of people.

As a young person, he tried to be an expert Major League Baseball player and was good to go to get marked by the Seattle Mariners. In any case, his baseball dreams were broken after he continued two slug wounds from an AK-47 in the wake of being gotten in the crossfire of a barrio firearm fight.

Daddy Yankee Career

While recouping from the projectile injuries, Daddy Yankee got the chance to concentrate on his music vocation entirely. When the mishap occurred, he was at that point working together with DJ Playero and was a highlighted craftsman in his 1992 mixtape Playero 37‘.

On April 2, 1995, with the assistance of Playero, he discharged his first mixtape as a performance craftsman, ‘No Mercy,’ from White Lion Records and BM Records.

The lawmakers forced a restriction on him as the collection contained dissident verses, yet the nearby group of onlookers could identify with the language which made it a moderate achievement.

In August 1997, he discharged the accumulation collection ‘El Cartel‘ freely, and soon after that worked together with individual rapper Nas in tune ‘The Profecy.’ In 2001, he caught up with another autonomous discharge, ‘El Cartel II‘; while both the collections were fruitful in Puerto Rico, they neglected to establish a connection in Latin America.

He earned acknowledgment from urban music fans in Miami and New York with his second studio collection ‘El,’ which discharged on June 20, 2002, and addressed issues like psychological warfare, debasement, and religion. The single ‘Latigazo‘ was played at Spanish-language radio stations in the US, while the collection topped at 43 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums graph.

Following his first global achievement, he worked together with eminent reggaeton vocalists and makers Luny Tunes in the collection ‘Mas Flow‘ in 2003. That year, he discharged the main ten assemblage collection ‘Los Homerun-es.’

In 2004, he raged into the standard market with the arrival of his third studio collection, ‘Barrio Fino,’ for which he co-composed the verses, and is likewise credited as an official maker.

The collection’s lead single, ‘Gasolina,’ is viewed as a standout amongst the best instances of reggaeton music and positioned ninth on the ’50 Greatest Latin Songs of All Time’ list by Billboard.

He marked a record manage Interscope Records in 2005, after Jimmy Iovine, the leader of the name, met him face to face in Puerto Rico. He discharged his next studio collection, ‘El Cartel: The Big Boss,’ from Interscope on June 5, 2007.

The group united various pop-rap hit-creators including Scott Storch, will.i. Am, Luny Tunes, Tainy, Akon and Mr. Collipark. Daddy Yankee, who had played an additional in the 2004 film Vampiros, acted in the number one spot job of the movie ‘Talento De Barrio‘ and discharged its soundtrack collection in 2008.

He discharged his next studio collection ‘Mundial‘ on April 27, 2010, driven by the single ‘Grito Mundial.’

The arrival of his 6th studio collection, ‘Esteem’ was postponed by right around a year, to September 11, 2012, after a typhoon harmed El Cartel Records, decimating half of the collection.

His next collection ‘Lord Daddy’ was discharged on October 29, 2013, and was upheld by his ‘Ruler Daddy Tour‘ covering a few European and American urban areas.

In 2017, he worked together with Latin pop-vocalist Luis Fonsi to deliver the hit single ‘Despacito,‘ which bested the ‘Announcement Hot 100‘ as the main Spanish-language tune since ‘Macarena‘ in 1996.

In mid-2018, Daddy Yankee discharged his first Latin device singles with the melody “Hielo,” and on the single “Vuelve” on which he worked together with Bad Bunny. In August 2018, Daddy Yankee worked together with Janet Jackson on her arrival to music on the melody “Made For Now.”

Highlights and Achievements

Since his global presentation in 2004, Daddy Yankee has won 82 grants from 270 assignments. Eminently, he has won one ‘Latin Grammy Award,’ two ‘Board Music Awards,’ 14 ‘Bulletin Latin Music Awards,’ 2 ‘Latin American Music Awards,’ 6 ‘ASCAP Awards,’ 8 ‘Lo Nuestro Awards,’ and one ‘MTV Video Music Award.’

Daddy Yankee’s first universal discharge, ‘Barrio Fino‘, turned out to be tremendously fruitful and is considered as a standout amongst the best collections for presentation into the reggaeton style. The collection remained over the Latin collections outline for about a year and sold over a million duplicates in the only us.

His much-anticipated collection ‘El Cartel: The Big Boss‘ was effective both economically and basically. It appeared at No.9 on the ‘US Billboard 200′ and got a Latin collection triple platinum accreditation from RIAA.

Daddy Yankee Relationship

Daddy Yankee wedded Mireddys Gonzalez in 1994, at seventeen years old, and turned into a dad when he was eighteen. As indicated by him, it was a befuddling and hard experience.

While he cherishes the mystery of his private life, he opened up to the media out of the blue amid a meeting with María Celeste Arrarás on Al Rojo Vivo.

He referenced that kinship has kept his marriage stable throughout the years and that he maintains a strategic distance from allurement seeing the ruin of numerous kindred craftsmen.

Daddy Yankee and Mireddys Gonzalez have three youngsters together: Yamilette, Jessealy, and Jeremy. He is a committed dad who imparts a nearby cling to his kids and frequently illuminates them against medications and other social wrongs.

Daddy Yankee Net Worth

The net worth of Daddy Yankee is $30 million.

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