Celebrated Name: Yandel
Real Name/Full Name: Lionel Veguilla Malave
Gender: Male
Age: 47 years old
Birth Date: January 14, 1977
Birth Place: Cayey, Puerto Rico
Nationality: Puerto Rico
Height: 5 feet 7 inch
Weight: 60kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Edneris Espada Figueroa
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Dereck Malave and Adrian Malave)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Yandel Gay?: No
Profession: Singer and Record Producer
Salary: No
Net Worth in 2024: $50 million
Last Updated: February 2024

Yandel is a talented Puerto Rican singer born on 14 January 1977. The real name of the singer is Liandel Veguilla Malave. The songwriter is known as a member of duo Wisin & Yandel. The songwriter receives success through Pa’s Mundo. Malave is a successful songwriter, musician, and record producer.  Before entering into music fields, Yadel was a barber. The name Yandel based on the phonetic spelling of Lionel. In 1995, the singer started making his name in the music industry. The solo album of the singer released in 2003.

He was known by other nicknames like Yandel, El Capitan Yandel, and La Leyenda. He performed with artists like Wisin, Jennifer Lopez, Gadiel, and Catalina.

Maybe you know about Yandel 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 Yandel’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

Lionel Veguilla Malave was born to parents Julio Veguilla and Lucy Malave. The musician has a younger brother named Gadiel and sister Linnette.  The brother of Yandel is a singer.  Before becoming a singer, he worked as a barber.

Personal Life

The songwriter married Edneris Espada Figueroa in July 2004. Before marriage, they dated for several years. The couple blesses with two children. On 25 January 2001, the couple’s first son Adrian Yandel Veguilla was born, whereas their second son Dereck Adrain Veguilla was born on 27 May 2005.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on January 14 1977, Yandel is 47 years old as of today’s date 25th February 2024. His height is 5 feet, 7 inches tall, and his weight is 60 kg.


The singer met his future partner Wisin in school. Yandel earns money as a bartender to support himself in the early days. Wisin and artist together form duo Wisin and Yandel.  In 2000, the duo released their first album with Los Reyes Del Nuevo Milenio. In 2003, they released their third album named Mi Vida… My Life with Fresh Productions, which is a subsidiary of the Universal. The album ranked #19 on the Latin Pop Album.

In 2005, the fifth album of the duo released in November 2005. It big commercial success and sold more than 1 million units sold. The pair founded its own record label WY Records. The first album of the duo was Los Vaqueros in 2006. The next collection of the duo was Wisin vs. Yandel: Los Extraterrestres. In 2011, they released Los Vaqueros: El Regreso. After one year, the duo released Lideres. Yandel collaborated with several artists like Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez, and Chris Brown.

The singer started his solo career with album Quine Contre Mi in September 2003. The album has production from Luny Ines, Fido, DJ Joe, and DJ Sonic. In November 2013, the singer released his sophomore project. Sony Music Latin released the project. The album became successful and reached #1 at the top of the Latin Albums Chart. The collections have songs like Hable de Ti, Hasta Abajo, and Moviendo Caderas, which features Daddy Yankee.  It also has guests like Don Omar and J Alvarez.

In 2014 August, the singer released his EP Legacy: De Liber, a Leyenda Tour. The third album of the singer released in 2015 November. The collection includes songs like Encantadora, Nunca Me Olvides, and Loba. The fourth album singer was Update released in September 2017.

Awards & Achievements

The album received several awards for his performance. The singer received 51 nominations and won 7 awards in his career.  The singer was nominated seven times for Billboard Latin Music Awards. In 2017, he got nominated for iHeartRadio Music Awards. He got nominated for the International Dance Music Awards in 2014. He won Later American Music Awards in 2016 for his album Dangerous.

The singer received two Latin Grammy Awards from five nominations. He won Latin Music Italian Awards in 2015.

Net Worth& Salary of Yandel in 2024

Yandel Net Worth
Yandel Net Worth

The net worth of Yandel is $50 million as of February 2024. The singer created his net worth from his music activates. Yandel several ranked #1 on the top chart. The singer released five studio albums as a solo.

Yandel & Wisin released several albums together. They are currently on a hiatus. Yandel is focusing on his solo career, which is quite successful. He perfumed in two tours named De Lider a Leyenda VIP Tour and Dangerous Tour.

Llandel Veguilla Malavé works hard to enter into the music industry. He did several odd jobs to support himself in the bad time. Then he met Wisin, which is life-changing. They together reach the heights of success. The singer is currently focusing on his career.


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