Tego Calderon
Tego Calderon
Celebrated Name: Tego Calderon
Real Name/Full Name: Tegui Calderon Rosario
Gender: Male
Age: 52 years old
Birth Date: 1 February 1972
Birth Place: Santurce, Puerto Rico
Nationality: Puerto Rican
Height: 5 feet 9 inches
Weight: 83kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Michelle Peterbauer
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Ebony and Malcolm X)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Tego Calderon Gay? NO
Profession: Actor, Singer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in [current date format=’Y’]: $5 million
Last Updated: [current date format=’F Y’]

Tegui Calderon Rosario, better known by his stage name as Tego Calderon, is a Puerto Rican actor and a hip hop artist. In 2003, the world came to know Tego Calderon when his newly released album, known as El Abayarde, attained an international success when it sold over 300,000 copies. The album earned him Latin Grammy Award Nomination. The same year, Tego Calderon featured in Eddie Dee’s 12 Discípulos album because of his fame in reggae town music.

Most themes in Tego’s songs contain lyrics that condemn the government of Puerto Rican, pointing out corruption cases.

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Early Life & Biography

Calderon was born on 1 February 1972 in Santurce, Puerto Rico. He was born to Pilar Rosario Parilla and Esteban Calderon Illaraza. His father worked in the department of health while his mother was a school teacher. His parents relocated to Miami from Puerto Rico. He went to Miami Beach Senior High school.

While in High school, he interacted with a variety of cultures. He then started to work in rock bands as a drummer. Coming to realize that his parents loved Ismail Rivera, he included them in his music. He came with a style of music that incorporated dancehall, hip hop, salsa, and plena.

Personal Life

In 2006, Tego Calderon tied a knot with his sweetheart Michelle Peterbauer. The couple has two children, namely Ebony and Malcolm X. Tego Calderon and his family currently reside in Turismo end Santurce in Puerto Rico.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 1 February 1972, Tego Calderon is 52 years old as of today’s date 25th May 2024. His height is5 feet 9 inches tall, and his weight is 83 kg.


Tego Calderon started his career in the 90s when he participated in a Puerto Rican hip hop contest. Several modern artists like Eddie Dee, Wisin Y Yandel were discovered. After the contest,

Tego Calderon became friends with DJ Adam and Eddie Dee, with whom he collaborated in a number of his songs. Still and all, many DJs and producers did not accept Tego Calderon. In one of the interviews conducted by Chente Ydrach, a podcaster and a YouTube personality, DJ Adam said that was to feature in his Mad Jam album, a seminal classic album. However, he was chopped out from the final tracklist because his styles were just outdated.

During his learning years, Tego Calderon did many jobs to sustain his life, including working as a mechanic. His duo with Eddie Dee was of great importance. In 1999, Eddie Dee became the most renowned and successful Puerto Rican rapper. He granted Tego Calderon a second chance by signing him to his (Eddie’s) label together with a fabled Boricua Guerrero entity. The firm is co-run by Elias De Leon, known to be the first hip hop/reggaeton label to make collaboration with famous American hip hop artists like Big Punisher, Nas, and Busta Rhymes. After the release of the song in 2000, it became the first hit of Tego Calderon and one of the reggaeton/classic hip hop of the time.

When reggaeton started to go beyond its walls and became familiar in the market, Eddie and Elias gave Tego Calderon the work of putting together all-island albums.

Some of them include; The Majestic, Kilates, Volume 1&2 of Mission, and Cosa Buena from Planet Reggae, among many more.

Apart from his work in compiling albums, Tego Calderon participated in the production of albums such as Maestro’s ‘The Movie’ and Yaga Y Mackie ‘Sonando Diferente.’

In 2002, he released El Abayarde that became a hit bringing a lot of hype concerning his fame. The song broke the bars by becoming known in the Dominican Republic and some sections of America. The song was an independent label that received commercial success by selling over 75,000 units in just seven days. Tego Calderon’s fame elevated between 2003 and 2005.

Tego Calderon performed at New York’s Madison Square Garden in 2003, where he made an outstanding show of reggaeton.

Most of Tego Calderon’s shows redirected him to Miami, and he liked to include dancehalls in his music.

Tego Calderon released another album called El Enemy De Los Guasibíri in 2004, where it entailed a mix of urban categories. However, he never accepted the approval of the Guasibíri album because it contains many old songs, and it should not include in his discography. After releasing his album, the reggaeton acquired popularity in artists from New York. He has featured in songs of artists like 50 Cent, Fat Joe, and Usher, among others.

Following his performance during the Puerto Rican Day Parade, Tego Calderon was among those performing.

He became the only Latin American artist featured in the Power 105 of New York. He received votes because of exposing Latin American youths to American pop.

Until today, Tego Calderon remains a renowned artist among other artists in the entertainment sector. He still performs in various shows, as well as releasing songs.

Awards & Achievements

In 2004, he received Al Natural Award for Hip Hop/Reggaeton Song of the year.

In 2007, he received the EI Subestimado Nomination for Best Latin Rock.

In 2012, he won the El Que Sabe award for Best Music Album.

Net Worth & Salary of Tego Calderon in [current date format=’Y’]

Tego Calderon Net Worth
Tego Calderon Net Worth

As of May 2024, Tego Calderon has an estimated net worth of more than $5 million. He has amassed such value of net worth from his career as a musician. His various bestselling albums have as well contributed well to his income.

Tego Calderon deserves a clap as he has endured a lot in his journey of achieving success. His fruits are worth his efforts he applies in his career.


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