|Celebrated Name:||Luis Fonsi|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Luis Alfonso Rodriguez Lopez-Cepero|
|Age:||42 years old|
|Birth Date:||April 15, 1978|
|Birth Place:||San Juan, Puerto Rico|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Adamari Lopez (m. 2006; div. 2010), Agueda Lopez (m. 2014)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes 2 (Mikaela, Rocco)|
|Is Luis Fonsi Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Singer, actor, songwriter|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$20 million|
|Last Updated:||November 2020|
Most of us are conversant with the song “Despacito,” but we don’t know the brain behind the hit song. Luis Alfonso Rodriguez Lopez-Cepero, known by the stage name Luis Fonsi is a Puerto Rican singer famous for the hit song Desacito, featuring Daddy Yankee. The song is Fonsi’s biggest success, and it has won several awards so far. It was the most-watched video on YouTube as of October 2019.
Maybe you know about Luis Fonsi very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2020? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Luis Fonsi’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
Luis was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Delia Lopez-Cepero, and Alfonso Rodriguez. He is the firstborn child of the couple who had three children. The other two are Tatiana Rodriguez and Jean Rodriguez, who I also a singer. When he was growing up, Luis was a big fan of the San Juan Children’s Choir as well as the Menudo music group.
For his early education, Luis went to Dr. Philips High School, Orlando, Florida. During this time, he participated in the Big Guys music group, where they sang at school parties and local festivals. He enrolled at Florida University in 1995, and he was a member of the university’s choir. At the university, he was on a full scholarship, and he majored in Vocal Performance. He dropped out of the university after a while to pursue a music career.
Fonsi has been married twice in his lifetime. He first met Adamari Lopez in 2003, and they began to date. In 2005 when Fonsi on an international tour, he received news that Adamari has been diagnosed with cancer, and he canceled the tour to be with her. In June 2006, Adamari and Fonsi tied the knot, but their union did not last for long as they divorced in November 2010.
On September 10, 2014, Fonsi married Agueda Lopez, who is a Spanish model. The two were blessed with a child in December 2011 and another one in December 2016. Their children are named Mikaela and Rocco. Luis has been an ambassador of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospitals since 2008. He was honored with the Global Gift Philanthropy Award, in 2017, for his contribution in helping the Hurricane Maria victims.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 15 April 1978, Luis Fonsi is 42 years old as of today’s date 26th November 2020. His height is 1.73m tall, and his weight is 65 kg.
Luis recorded his debut album called Comenzare, in 1998. The record peaked at number 11 on the Latin Albums Billboard chart. His album not only became famous in Latin America but also in countries like Venezuela, Colombia, El Salvador, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic. Fonsi even received more success with the release of his next album, which was titled Eterno, released in 2000.
Fonsi collaborated with artists like Christina Aguilera, Ednita Nazario, and Britney Spears, among others. In 2002 released his debut English called Fight The Feeling. He performed at the 2003 Miss World in China. He also went on several international tours throughout his career and also performed on different occasions.
Luis released his most successful song titled Despacito in January 2017. The album featured rapper Daddy Yankee, and it experienced huge success. As of April 2018, the song had more than five billion views on YouTube, becoming the most viewed video in the world. He released his 10th studio album called Vida, in February 2019.
As an actor, Luis first appeared in the romance film Como Agua Para Chocolate in 1992. In 2004 he appeared on the telenovela titled Corazones al limite. Fonsi had a special appearance in the series Taina, on Nickelodeon, in 2001.
Awards & Achievements
The amazing career of Luis Fonsi has been severally honored in various ways. He was awarded the American Music Award in 2017 for Despacito. Other awards that he has won are ASCAP Award, Billboard Music Award, Billboard Latin Music Award, Premis Juventud Award, Swiss Music Award, and MTV Europe Music Awards, among many others.
Net Worth & Salary of Luis Fonsi in 2020
As of November 2020, Luis Fonsi has a net value of $20 million, with his music career being his primary source. He has made several hit songs and sold millions of records all over the world. His hit song Despacito was the most viewed on YouTube in April 2018, and with the increased views comes extra cash.
Luis is the brains behind the hit song Despacito which is like an anthem. He has been making good music all along, and his famed is global as we speak. He also tried his hand into acting, but so far, music is his thing, and he should continue with it.