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Daddy Yankee Net Worth

Daddy Yankee Net Worth 2021

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Daddy Yankee Net Worth

Daddy Yankee is a Puerto Rican rapper, actor, songwriter, singer, and record producer.

He was the one that helped to establish reggaetón as a mainstream market music style.

He combined various music styles to create and generalize new genres in music.

Furthermore, Daddy Yankee got named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people.

Continue reading to get to know more about Daddy Yankee Net Worth, childhood, career, and awards.

Daddy Yankee Net Worth: $40 Million
Date of Birth: Feb 3, 1977 (44 years old)
Gender: Male
Height: 5 ft 7 in (1.702 m)
Profession: Singer, Rapper, Songwriter, Music Artist, Actor, Singer-songwriter
Nationality: Puerto Rico
Last Updated: 2021


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In this detailed overview we’ll check:

  • Birth & Family
  • Age, Weight, Height & Appearance
  • Education
  • Career & Job
  • Nationality & Religion
  • Relationship & Children
  • Daddy Yankee Job
  • Awards/Accomplishments
  • Daddy Yankee Net Worth
  • Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram


Daddy Yankee’s name is Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez

He was born on February 3, 1977, in San Huan, Puerto Rico.

His father, Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez, was a salsa Percussionist.

His mother, Rosa Rodríguez, was a manicurist and her family was full of musicians.

He has two brothers.

His younger brother is Melvin, who is a Christian rapper in Puerto Rico.

His older brother is Nomar, and he used to be Daddy Yankee’s manager.

Daddy Yankee and his siblings got exposed to music since their childhood.

At the age of 13, Daddy Yankee started rapping especially focusing on lyrical improvisation.

He then became interested in reggaetón.

As a teenager, he wanted to become a League Baseball player. However, he got caught in the crossfire, where he got two bullet injuries from an AK-47.

Age, Weight, Height & Appearance

Daddy Yankee is 45 years old.

He is 1.7m tall (that’s around 5 feet and 5 inches).

He weighs around 78 Kg.

Daddy Yankee has light brown eyes and black hair color.


Daddy Yankee likes to keep his personal life a secret. That is why no one knows whether he went to college or not has not gotten known.

Nationality, Ethnicity, Zodiac, Religion

Nick Cannon is a Puerto Rican National.

He is a Puerto Rican.

Daddy Yankee is a Christian.

His Zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Relationship & Children

Daddy Yankee is married. He got married to Mireddys in 1994. They were only 17 when they tied the knot.

He openly praises his wife and says that she has been with him since his “zero days.”

Together they have three children.

They have a daughter who is 26 years old named Jesaaelys Gonzalez. She is pursuing a career in skincare, fashion, and makeup.

In 1998, they had another daughter, Yamilette.

Lastly, they had a son Jeremy Ayala, who looks exactly like his father.

Daddy Yankee’s Career

  • When he was recovering from his bullet wounds, he got the chance to put all his focus on his music career. At the time the accident occurred, he was collaborating with DJ Playero.
  • In 1992 he got featured as an artist in DJ Playero’s mixtape Playero 37.
  • In 1995, DJ Playero helped Daddy Yankee to release his first-ever mixtape as an individual artist from White Lion Records and BM Records called No Mercy. However, the album got banned even though the language was something his audience could relate to because it included rebel lyrics.
  • In 1997, his compilation album El Cartel got released independently.
  • Furthermore, in the same year, he collaborated with Nas, the fellow rapper in The Profecy song.
  • In 2001, he released El Cartel II, another independent release. This release was more successful in Puerto Rico than in Latin America.
  • He got well-known in Miami and New York among urban music fans because of EI Cangri.com, his second studio album releases in 2002.  Latigazo, the single reached 43 on Top Latin Albums Chart Billboards.
  • After his first success internationally, in 2003, he collaborated with Luny Tunes, the renowned reggaeton singers and producers in the Mas Flow album.
  • In 2004, he released Barrio Fino, this third studio album, in which he co-wrote the lyrics and got credited as an executive producer also. Gasolina, one of the single is said to be the best example of reggaeton music.
  • In 2005, he signed a record deal with Interscope Records, when the president of the label, Jimmy Lovine met him in Puerto Rico.
  • In 2007 he released El Cartel: The Big Boss, a studio album from Interscope.
  • In 2004, in the movie Vampiros, Daddy Yankee played an extra.
  • He then played a lead role in Talento De Barrio, the movie, and in 2008 released its soundtrack album.
  • In 2010, he released Mundial, another studio album that Grito Mundial led.
  • Prestige, his sixth studio album was set to release in 2011. However, it got delayed to 2012 as El Cartel Records got damaged because of a hurricane, which destroyed half of his album.
  • King Daddy, his next album got released in 2013 and got the support he needed for when he covered his Kind Daddy tour in various American and European cities.
  • In 2017, he produced Desacito, the hit single that he made in collaboration with Luis Fonsi, the Latin pop singer.
  • The most recent album that he released was El Disco Duro.


Daddy Yankee won 151 awards and got 313 nominations.

Some of the awards he received included:

  • 29 Billboard Latin Music Awards
  • 4 Grammy Awards
  • 29 Billboard Latin Music Awards
  • 8 Billboard Music Awards
  • 6 Latin Grammy Awards
  • 4 Latin American Music Awards
  • 3 American Music Awards

Furthermore, his nominations included:

  • 78 Billboard Latin Music Awards
  • 28 Latin Grammy Awards
  • 22 Latin American Music Awards
  • 15 Billboard Music Awards
  • 9 American Music Awards
  • 4 Grammy Awards

Daddy Yankee Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, the Latin hip hop artist Daddy Yankee Net Worth is $40 million.

Daddy Yankee comes in as one of the most well-known and successful music artists in the industry.

He is a hardworking person and put as much as he could to release music that is record-breaking and award-winning.

He has bagged endorsements for various brands like Pepsi and Reebok. Furthermore, with Interscope, he signed a $20 million contract.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

You can find Daddy Yankee on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

On Instagram, his ID is @daddyyankee and he has 42.7 million followers.

His Facebook account is Daddy Yankee and on there, he has around 29 million followers.

His Twitter account is @daddy_yankee, and he has around 14.4 million followers.

What did Daddy Yankee want to be when going up?

He wanted to become a professional baseball player and even did a try-out with the Seattle Mariners Major League baseball team.

What made Daddy Yankee turn to a music career?

He went for a music career when he got shot from an AK-47 Rifle, making him stay at the hospital for more than a year.

How many albums has Daddy Yankee sold?

He has sold more than 18 million albums.

How did Daddy Yankee get his stage name “Daddy Yankee”?

Yankee in Puerto Rican Spanish slang means big shot, which is why Daddy Yankee chose it when he was rising to his fame.

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