Celebrated Name: Chayanne
Real Name/Full Name: Elmer Figueroa Arce
Gender: Male
Age: 55 years old
Birth Date: June 28, 1968
Birth Place: Río Piedras, Puerto Rico
Nationality: Peurto Rico
Height: 1.93m
Weight: 84kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Marilisa Maronese (m 1989)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (son-Lorenzo Valentino Figueroa, a daughter-Isadora Sofia)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A/Yes (name)
Is Chayanne Gay?: No
Profession: Singer, Actor, Composer
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $50 Million
Last Updated: May 2024

Elmer Figueroa Arce, popularly known as Chayanne, is a Latin actor and pop singer. He works as a solo artist and has released around twenty-one solo albums and has sold more than fifteen million albums throughout the world. This Puerto Rican singer and actor have been considered as a highly representative figure of Pop music of the 1980s and 1990s. He has participated in two popular Puerto Rican telenovels as “Sombras del Pasado,” and “Tormento” that was broadcasted by the recognized WAPA-TV television station in the 1980s.

Maybe you know about Chayanne very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Chayanne’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Chayanne was born in Río Piedras, Puerto Rico. His real name is Elmer Figueroa Arce. His father, named “Quintino Figueroa,” has been a sales manager. His mother named Irma Luz Arce worked as a teacher.

Chayanne has five siblings. He got his nickname “Chayanne” from his mother for the 1950’s US TV series, “Cheyenne.” He was interested in music from an early age and got a lot of support from his parents in this direction.

After one year of his birth, he moved to San Lorenzo with his family. When he was ten years old, he entered into the field of music, with his group Chayanne. The group gained a lot of popularity in the 1980s and began knowing for themes as It Will Be Because I Love You, Thinking About You, and Dancing at the Rhythm of Rain and Dancing.

Personal Life

Chyanne got married to an attorney and retired Venezuelan beauty queen named “Marilisa Maronese” in 1989. The couple is blessed with two children, a daughter named “Isadora Sofia,” and a son named “Lorenzo Valentino Figueroa.”

His niece, “Lele Pons,” is a social media influencer. Presently, Chayanne lives his wife and children in Miami, Florida, USA.

His mother was the one who created his stage name” Chayanne“ after being inspired by the top-rated TV series Cheyenne (1950). She died from cancer on April 17, 2014. She had cancer for several years.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 28 June 1968, Chayanne is 55 years old as of today’s date 28th May 2024. His height is 1.93m tall, and his weight is 84 kg.


In 1984, Chayanne made his debut as a solo artist. He signed a contract of three years with RCA Víctor and launched his album debut, as “Chayanne es mi Nombre.” He released his second album in 1986, “Sangre Latina,” with RCA Víctor.

In 1987, he joined “Sony Music” and released his album that featured a fine blend of dance tracks and ballads. His self-titled music album became a formula that made Chayanne famous. It featured several blockbuster-hit songs as “Tu Pirata Soy Yo,” “Este Ritmo Se Baila Así,” and “Fuiste un Trozo de Hielo en la Escarcha” that cemented Chayanne as an overall performer.

Chayanne also served as a spokesperson for “Pepsi” during the Grammy Awards telecast in 1989.

On August 7, 1990, Chayanne released another album as Tiempo de Vals, that featured best-selling singles. Its hit song El Centro de mi Corazón got nominated for Pop Song of the Year category.

In 1998, his album “Atado a Tu Amor” got his second Grammy nomination. It featured his No.1 hit “Dejaria Todo” that occupied the top positions of US BIllBoard Charts for a longer time.

This success was continued with a few other successful music albums as “Simplemente” (2000), “Grandes Exitos”(2002), “Desde Siempre” (2005), “Mi Tiempo” (2007).

Awards & Achievements

In 1988, Chayanne received his second nomination for Grammy awards with the music album “Atado a Tu Amor” that featured the first and long-lasting hit single “Dejaria Todo” in 1992.

In the 2000s, he released another music album named “Simplemente” that comprise of the top-ten hit single as “Candela” and the No. 1 hit single “Yo Te Amo.”

This most excellent hit album, “Grandes Exitos” came on March 19, 2002, with some new tracks. One of these tracks, “Y Tu Te Vas,” stood at No. 1 position. The success trend was followed by the “Sincero” album that featured two new No.1 songs as “Cuidarte el Alma” and “Un Siglo Sin Ti.”

In 2005, he released his second greatest hit music album, “Desde Siempre” that featured new songs as “Contra Vientos y Mareas”, “Te Echo de Menos”, “No Te Preocupes Por Mi”, and “No Se Por Que”.

On April 10, 2007, his thirteenth album, “Mi Tiempo” was released. Ranked on the No. 2 position on the Top Latin Album chart, it sold 17,000 copies in just the first week of its release. One of the singles off the album as “Si Nos Quedara Poco Tiempo” made its way to the Hot Latin Tracks chart.

Net Worth & Salary of Chayanne in 2024

Chayanne Net Worth
Chayanne Net Worth

Chayanne is a popular actor, music composer, and pop singer who has made a net worth of $50 million as of May 2024. He has released 21 solo albums in his career and sold more than thirty million albums worldwide. Some of the highest-grossing music albums include “Atado a Tu Amor,” “Simplemente,” “Grandes Exitos,” “Desde Siempre,” “Mi Tiempo.”

He holds the record for selling the maximum album in Spain. In addition to his incredible music albums, he has also acted in various television shows that include Amor Inmortal (2008), Volver (1994). He also did a guest role in the US TV series “Ally McBeal.” He appeared on the big screen in the 1998 movie “Dance with Me.”

Looking at his numerous successful albums and performances in TV shows, Chayanne has been a boon to the American music and acting industry. He has entertained countless people all over the globe and has created a respectable and honorable place for himself in the industry.


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