Daddy Yankee
Daddy Yankee
Celebrated Name: Daddy Yankee
Real Name/Full Name: Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez
Gender: Male
Age: 47 years old
Birth Date: 3 February 1977
Birth Place: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Nationality: American
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 79 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Mireddys González (m. 1994)
Children: Yes (Yamilet Ayala González, Jeremy Ayala González, Jesaeelys Ayala González)
Profession: Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, rapper, actor and record producer
Net Worth in 2024: $40 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Daddy Yankee is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, actor, record producer and rapper. According to the New York Times, he is known as the “King of Reggaeton” however he aspired to become a professional baseball player.

Maybe you know about Daddy Yankee 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 Daddy Yankee’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

Daddy Yankee was born on 3rd February 1977 in San Juan, Puerto Rica in the name Ramon Luis Ayala. Daddy Yankee keeps his personal life very secretive as he considers it to be a great treasure.

In one of the interviews, he stated that he and his wife are friends above anything and he avoided many temptations which he underwent his way and tried to resist in such situation feeling that these temptations are the main reason for the downfall of any artists. It is astonishing to know that they had their first daughter when he was 17 years old, and they faced many challenges to raise the baby at that age.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 3 February 1977, Daddy Yankee is 47 years old as of today’s date 21st July 2024. His height is 1.7 m tall, and weight is 79 kg.


Ayala was originally going to become a professional baseball player, but he was shot in his leg while taking a break from a studio recording session. The bullet was never removed from his leg, and this infused him to divert his full attention to his musical career. He performed in a number of the project earlier, his first official project as a solo artist was ‘No Mercy’, and it was released on April 2, 1995.

By imitating many rappers at the beginning of his career, he adopted the traditional style of rap and became the first artist to perform reggaeton. In 2002, EL became Ayala’s first album with international success. Daddy Yankee’s ‘Barrio Fino’ was the most highly anticipated album in the reggaeton community.

Awards & Achievements

Since Daddy Yankee’s inception to the music industry, his awards and achievements are he comparatively. He has received 14 Billboard Latin Music Awards in the year 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014 and 2016. He is the recipient of 2 Latin American Music Awards in 2015 and 6 ASCAP Awards in the years 2006, 2014 and 2017. He has received 1 Grammy Award in the year 2005 and 1 MTV Video Music Award in 2013.

He is the recipient of 2 Billboard Music Awards in the year 2005 and 8 Lo Nuestro Awards in the years 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2012 and 2013. He has also received 15 Premios Juventud Awards in the Year 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2017.

Net Worth & Salary of Daddy Yankee in 2024

Daddy Yankee Net Worth
Daddy Yankee Net Worth

As of July 2024, The estimated net worth of Daddy Yankee is $40 million. It was recorded that his earning for the year 2010 was $20,000, which drastically increased to $500,000 in 2012. This augmentation is pure because of his recognition and fame, which led his chance in the radio and television industry as well. Daddy Yankee was among the 100 most influential people listed by the by Time magazine in the year 2006. It was because more than 2 million copies of Barrio Fino was sold along with signing a $20 million contract with Interscope records and Pepsi endorsement.

Ayala’s never dying passion for music gave him the stage name ‘Daddy Yankee’. He is one of the rappers who created a number of fans in a very short span of time. He is best known in his times as well as now for his sincere attitude and extraordinary passion towards music and occults.


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