Vicente Fernandez
Vicente Fernandez
Celebrated Name: Vicente Fernandez
Real Name/Full Name: Vicente “Chente” Fernández Gómez
Gender: Male
Age: 84 years old
Birth Date:  February 17, 1940
Birth Place: Jalisco, Mexico
Nationality: Mexican
Height: 1.7M
Weight: 78 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Maria del Refugio
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes ( (Alejandro, Alejandra, Vicente, and Gerardo)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is Vicente Fernandez Gay?: No
Profession: Singer, Actor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $30 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Vicente Fernandez is a Mexican World Music Singer, actor, and movie producer whose career has spanned more than fifty years. In 1976 he released his song ‘Volver, Volver,’ a rachera, which became a massive hit. Vicente released Los 2 Vicente’s, with his son Vincente Fernandez Jnr which was a duet album in 2012. Both his sons Vicente Fernandez Jr and Gerardo, Alejandro, are also very famous singers.

Maybe you know about Vicente Fernandez 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 Vicente Fernandez’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

Vicente Fernandez was born on February 17, 1940, in Huentitan el Alto, Jalisco, Mexico. He struggled in his early years, leading him to drop out of school while he was in fifth grade so that he can help his family earn a living.  He began to play guitar and sing at age eight, and this earned him win in amateur contests driven by determination he would stop cars at Guadalajara and offer to sing for the drivers for a few pesos. By the early ’60s, he had upgraded in his professional and started singing with local mariachi bands. When he moved to Mexico City, he joined Pepe Mendoza’s band.

Personal Life

Vicente Fernandez is married to Maria del Refugio Abarca Villasenor in 1963. They started dating when they were still neighbors. Together they have four children, one daughter named Alexandra and three sons named Gerardo, Alejandro, and Vicente Fernandez Jr. His sons Alejandro Fernandez and Vicente Fernandez Jr. have followed in his footsteps of being singers. They are also famous singers in their own rights. His father died in 1970 just when he was about to go on stage to perform.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on February 17 1940, Vicente Fernandez is 84 years old as of today’s date 12th June 2024. His height is 1.7M tall, and his weight is 78 kg.


Vicente Fernandez struggled through in his early recording years being rejected even by recording labels, in 1966 when Mexico’s most popular traditional singer, died CBS Mexico spotted his talent and offered him a recording contract. His big break came in 1976 with ‘Volver, Volver,’ a rachera, which became a massive hit. The made him popular not only in Mexico but in other Spanish-speaking populations around the globe, including the millions of Mexican-Americans in the U.S. The song made him a hit that even every other song and album became a hit.

He was the first player to sell out Mexico’s Plaza de Toros bullfighting stadium, he was singing to over 50,000 fans. He was performing to over 50,000 fans. KJ Apa has made great sales in the U.S as he has managed to sell out such large-capacity venues as New York’s Madison Square Garden, where he once shared a bill with his son, Alejandro Fernandez.

In July of 2015, the Fernandez distributed the pre-release single “No Vuelvas por Favor.” The song became the Top 20 on the Mexican Regional Songs chart. In October 2016, he released the album Muriendo de Amor Fernandez decided to retire, so he bid fans farewell with a final concert performance at Mexico City’s Estadio Azteca.

In 2008 after retiring from his performance, Fernandez continued to record new material, releasing the amorous ‘Mas romantic que Nunca, ‘which is a collection of nine boleros and three ranchers.

 Fernandez also was engaged with acting. He did the soundtrack of Tacos al carbon, which was his first movie acted in 1971. He stopped acting in 1991 and chose to maintain his ranchera tradition.

Awards & Achievements

Vicente Fernandez has earned him recognition in Mexico and all over the world for his melodious songs and acting skills. He has attracted a lot of nominations and has won several. He won Grammy award for the best regional Mexican music in 2015 and in 2017. In 1992 and 2002, Latin recording recognized him as ‘person of the year.’ He also won the Latin Grammy award for the best ranchero/mariachi album in 2002,2003,2004,2009 and 2011.

Vicente Fernandez y las clásicas de José Alfredo Jiménez, and The album earned him Billboard and Univision’s Latin Music Award for Mexican Regional Male Artist of the Year, which he won 5 times from 1989 to 1993

Net Worth & Salary of Vicente Fernandez in 2024

Vicente Fernandez Net Worth
Vicente Fernandez Net Worth

Vicente Fernandez is a legend. He has been in the industry long enough and has accumulated his income primarily from his many Latin films and his performances on stage as a singer, as well as his numerous recordings and tours. In 2007 para Siempre sold over two million copies globally and became the best-selling Regional Mexican album in the U.S. during the new century’s first. In his entire career, Vicente has sold over 50 million copies of his music.

As of June 2024, Vicente’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million, and being a legend, his music will continue to sell therefore increasing his income in the coming years.

Vicente Fernandez shows us the value of believing in one’s talent and pushing on through difficult times and also being consistent in whatever one puts his mind into. He came from the streets singing for pesos and stopping cars to offer to sing to them. Such a kind of persistence is what we should all emulate. He sets an example to even the young people to push on with life. He is a perfect role model.



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