What’s Don Omar net worth in 2018? How much has his prowess in Reggaeton amounted to? A background and familiarity would be satisfying before analyzing in full his net worth. Just going through this article you’ll be able to get the required answers to ease down your curiosity.
Don Omar Net Worth 2018
Well, time and again you may have heard a reggaeton track from Don Omar and you kept on wondering how much has he made? If you didn’t think of that, then I’m pretty sure that one of his songs really got your attention it gave you the need to look up Don Omar. Don Omar is a Puerto Rican singer who has specialized in Reggaeton. He is also nicknamed El Rey in Spanish which is interpreted to King of Kings in Reggaeton music. Don Omar also has his own music label “Orfanto Music Group” which is signing young talented artists. To make things interesting, it is important to note that Don Omar has appeared several times on The Fast and Furious. Yes, he played the role of Rico Santos. His passion is also directed towards the filming industry, so he is diversified.
Biography & Wiki
William Omar Landrón Rivera was born on 10th February, 1978, in Carolina Puerto Rico. His is the son to Luz Antonia Rivera and William Landrón. Straight from a tender age he started showing interest in music this is evident from how he was an active member of the church. Later, with the help of his DJ friend Eliel Lind Osorio he started performing in night clubs. DJs got interested in his music and it did not take long before he appeared in compilations made by popular DJs.
Don Omar’s first studio album was released in 2003. Ironically, it was titled “The Last Don” whereas it was his first album. The album was a major success. In a worldwide scope, the album had over one million sales and it was certified platinum by RIAA. In 2006, Don Omar released another record-breaking album, “King of Kings”. It broke a record since it became the highest rated Reggaeton album in U.S top 10. 3 years later, in 2009, Don Omar released his 3rd album which was titled “iDon” dedicated to his cousin.
In addition to that, Don Omar has his own music label “Orfanto Music Group” that often signs and welcomes new talented artists. It gets better, in 2010 Don Omar released “The Orphans” it was an album to promote and elevate the artists under his music label to the lime light. Still, driven by the passion brought by the new artists he released another album. “Don Omar Presents MTO2” was released in 2012, it was a continuation to the first artist introductory album.
Switching the attention to Don Omar’s personal life, it is important to note that he has been married and divorced. He got one child from that marriage.
How much is Don Omar Net Worth? How much is his income?
Don Omar’s net worth in 2018 is $5 million. This is kind of net worth is linked and gained from his music especially his albums.
How did Don Omar amass his wealth?
Straight from his first album, Don Omar’s Album sales were good and great. With more than one million sales in his debut studio album, Don Omar’s wealth started accumulating right from the beginning. His second album “King of Kings” which topped the US Billboard Latin category was certified gold by the RIAA. This means that the album got over 500,000 unit sales.
Singles such as the “Angelito” track which had more than 27 million views in YouTube is a boost to his wealth. Furthermore, Don Omar has also been featured in filming of some movies. He plays the role of Rico Santos in Fast and Furious movie series. In 2017, the Fate of The Furious grossed a total of $1.06 billion so it is pretty obvious that Don Omar profited from that.
Awards & Achievements
Don Omar’s albums are commendable since they brought about opportunities. Right from the start he was making achievements. “Last Don” which was his first album got nominated in the 2005 Latin Grammy awards. Still, Don Omar got awarded multiple times for the best Latin upcoming artist.
In addition to that, his album “King of kings” which was released in 2006 was an opening for more and more awards. This album which was placed number 1 on the U.S. Billboard Top Rap Albums and U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums got an award for Don. He was awarded a Billboard Latin Music Award for Reggaeton Album of the Year.
In 2012, an album by Don Omar “Don Omar presents OMT2” also got an award for being the best Urban Latin Album. The award was received during 2012 Latin Grammy Awards. In addition to that, a song from that album titled “Hasta Que Salga El Sol” got an award for being the Best Latin song in that year.
Interesting things that you need to know about Don Omar
1. He was a preacher in Iglesia Evangélica Restauración en Cristo which is located in Bayamó. As an active member he frequently interpreted the Holy Scripture to the mass.
2. He got married to a very beautiful woman, Jackie Guerrido, who is a weather journalist. In 2011 the two got divorced.
3. Don Omar’s nickname is in Spanish, El Ray, it means king of kings. Coincidentally, it matches with his second album’s name but in a different language0
4. Don Omar’s hair color is black.
5. Don Omar is 40 years despite the fact that fact that he looks young.
6. Don Omar is multiracial.
7. He is a father to Nicolas Valle Gomez who he got while he was still married to Jackie Gueriddo.
8. He had beef with Daddy Yankee which ended when the two surprised their fans by saying they will be sharing a stage. This was to happen during the “The Kingdom World Tour”
9. He was detained for legal dispute in 2007.
10. He has his own music label.
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