Don Omar is a famous singer from Puerto Rico who specializes in reggaeton. He has released many albums and is also an actor. He is known as “King of Kings of Reggaeton Music”. In 2017, he announced that he will retire after in many concerts. Some of his popular singles include “Dale Don Dale”, “Reggaeton Latino”, “Angelito”, “Virtual Diva”, “Danza Kuduro”, “Taboo”, Dutty Love”, and “Hasta Que Salga El Sol”. Here is a quick summary of net worth, career and earnings of Don Omar in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
William Omar Landron Rivera, better known as Don Omar was born in February 1978, in Carolina, Puerto Rico. His parents are Luz Antonia Rivera and William Landron. He grew up in Puerto Rico and was interested in music from a young age. He was influenced to music by Brewley MC and Vico C.
During his youth, Omar joined the Protestant Church in Bayamon. However, he later left it to dedicate himself more in music. It has not been known about the educational details of the singer, but it has been reported that he was a student of high school.
Don Omar married Jackie Guerrido, who is a journalist in 2008. The couple has a son named Nicolas Valle Gomez. They divorced in 2011. He was previously in a relationship with Dominican singer Natti Natasha. He has also dated Rebeca Lopez in the past. In 2007, he was detained in Bolivia due to a legal dispute. In 2014, he was arrested on charges of domestic violence.
Career, Award & Nominations
In 2003, Don Omar released his first album entitled, ‘The Last Don’ on VI Music. He then released ‘King of Kings’ in 2006. It sold over six million albums across the world. In 2009, the reggae artist came up with ‘iDon’. This was released on Universal Music. His fourth album called ‘Meet the Orphans’ became available from November 2010. The singer’s most recent studio album was ‘The Last Don II’ and was released in 2015. The album was released on Orfanato Music Group.
Omar has released many singles like “Soledad”, “Perdido en Tus Ojos”, “Zumba”, “Dutty Love”, “Taboo”, “Danza Kuduro”, “Virtual Diva”, and “Angelito”. In the course of his career, he has gone on to win many awards like the Latin Grammy Awards, Latin Billboard Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and Premios Lo Nuestro. He has also received nominations for the American Music Awards and International Dance Music Awards.
In 2012, he released the reissued album ‘Don Omar Presents MTO² New Generation’. Don has released the compilation albums ‘Los Bandoleros’, ‘Da Hitman Presents Reggaeton Latino’, ‘Los Bandoleros: Reloaded’, ‘Don Omar Presenta: El Pentagono’, and ‘El Pentagono: The Return’. He has also released the video albums ‘The Last Don’, ‘King of Kings’, and ‘The Don Omar All Star Video’. His live albums are ‘The Last Don Live’ and ‘Ling of Kings: Live’.
Net Worth & Earnings
Guessing how much would be the net worth of a person who has released many hit singles in his career? Apart from releasing music, he has also appeared in films like ‘’Fast & Furious’, ‘Los Bandoleros’, ‘Fast Five’ and ‘The Fate of the Furious’. The singer has gone on to amass a net worth of over $6.5 million. Thanks to the sale of his albums that he has been able to make this money. He has performed as a featured artist for Daddy Yankee, Cuban Link, Hakim, Victor Manuelle, Wisin, and Fifth Harmony.
Don Omar is a brilliant performer. He is very popular with the nickname of “El Ray”. He has sold many albums and has got a considerable number of fans across the world. He has also successfully acted in movies.