Luis Fonsi Net Worth – How Rich is the Puerto Rican Singer?

Luis Fonsi is a Puerto Rican singer and composer. He is most known for his song “Despacito” which features the rapper Daddy Yankee.

Luis Fonsi Net Worth

Luis Fonsi’s net worth is known to be $20 million USD. His earnings are from his successful music career which includes concerts, album sales, guestings, and more.

Despacito” is arguably his biggest song which four Latin Grammy Awards, five Billboard Music Awards, and three Grammy Music Awards nominations. The hit also sold over 11 million records, and its music video became the most-watched YouTube video of all time until November 2020, with over 7 billion views.

Personal Life

Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero, professionally known as Luis Fonsi, was born on April 15, 1978 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is the oldest child of Alfonso Rodríguez and Delia López-Cepero. He has two younger siblings named Jean Rodríguez, who also is a singer, and Tatiana Rodríguez.

While he was growing up, he idolized a popular Puerto Rican boy band called “Menudo,” which was one of the biggest Latin boy bands in history.

When he was 10 years old, his family moved to Orlando, Florida. He studied at Westridge Middle School and Dr. Phillips High Schoo. When he was in high school, he joined an a cappella group called “The Big Guys”. They sang at school parties and local festivals. One of the members, Joey Fatone, later joined the famous group NSYNC.

In 1995, Fonsi got a full scholarship to Florida State University. While at the university, he was part of the school choir and sang with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. He then dropped out to pursue his music career. He was offered a recording contract by Universal Music Latin.

Professional Career

In 1998, Luis Fonsi recorded his first album entitled “Comenzaré.” It contained the singles “Si Tú Quisieras,” “Dime Como,” “Perdóname,” and “Me Iré.” the album was a huge success not only in Puerto Rico but also throughout Latin America, peaking at number 11 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart.

 In 2000, he released his second album “Eterno.” In the same year, he did a duet with Christina Aguilera for her Spanish-language album called “Mi Reflejo.” 

In 2002, Luis was the opening act for Britney Spears’ Dream Within a Dream Tour in the US and Mexico. He also released “Amor Secreto” and debuted his English album “Fight The Feeling” in this year.

“Abrazar la vida”  was Fonsi’s gift album. It opened new markets for him in Europe and it contains the hit single “¿Quién Te Dijo Eso?” His sixth album “Paso a Paso,” helped him to achieve more prominence. The song “Nada Es Para Siempre” in the album placed #1 on various music charts and was nominated for a Latin Grammy Award. His seventh album “Palabras del Silencio” was certified Platinum in US and Spain. In 2011, Luis Fonsi released his eighth album, “Tierra Firme,”

In 2017, his greatest single “Despacito,” topped the charts in 47 countries. It also remained at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 16 weeks and was on the Hot Latin Songs chart for 56 weeks.

Luis Fonsi Dating History

In 2005, Fonsi was romantically linked to the Puerto Rican actress Adamari Lopez. Lopez was diagnosed with cancer but was in remission in 2006. They got married on June 3, 2006, but divorced in 2010.

In 2014, Fonsi married the Spanish model Agueda Lopez. The couple has two children together. 

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