Nicky Rivera Caminero is a popular singer and songwriter in the American music industry. He is nicknamed Nicky Jam on the stage and released many beautiful & hit songs like El Amante, Travesuras, and El Perdon among others. His album “Fenix” was a blockbuster hit. Jam has worked with many hit artists like Enrique Iglesias, Daddy Yankee, Mana, and Polaco. Have you thought what the net worth of Nick Jam is in 2018? If yes, then check this complete post and you will know it in detail.
Early Life & Biography
This award-winning artist was born on 17th March 1981 in the home of a Puerto Rican father and a Dominican mother in the beautiful city of Boston. At the age of 10, Nicky moved to the Barrio Obrero that located in Puerto Rico. His family was very poor, and that’s why he has to work in the grocery store even as a minor illegally for supporting them.
He was founded by a music executive who helps him recording his first album with the name Distinto A Los Demas, but it was a huge flop among the audience. He was only 14 years at that time. This album gave him recognition among well-known music producers like DJ Chilklin, DJ Joe, and DJ Playero.
There is a great myth among the people that Jam is married to the Filipino actress Angelika Dela Cruz due to the similarity in the names of her and Jam’s wife.
He was in a relationship with a TV host and model Angelica Cruz for many years. The couple met online and married each other in February 2017 in a quiet ceremony. There is no detailed information available about the parent’s names and siblings of Nicky available.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Jam didn’t lose confidence after the failure of his first album and continue working in the industry and met Daddy Yankee. Later they became friends and formed a duo with the name Los Cangris. Together, they release many hit singles like Sentirte, Sabanas Blancas, and many more. They even created an album “Los Super Amigos,” but it never gets released.
Instead, a different album with the name El Cartel II: Los Cangris released by the Daddy Yankee in which Nicky contributed to some extent. Soon they ended their relationship and Jam start working as a solo artist. In 2001, he released Haciendo Escante and then Vida Escante in 2004. He releases his studio album “The Black Carpet” in 2007 that was a hit among the audience. In the next few years, he worked with plenty of artists like Lito & Polaco, Hector & Tito, RKM & Ken-Y, and Big Boy. His latest album Fenix released in 2017.
Nicky has also appeared in some movies like XXX: Return of Xander Cage, El Ganador, and All I Want for Christmas is You. He is the winner of 13 Billboard Latin Music Awards, 1 Latin Grammy Award, four Premio Lo Nuestro Awards, and one Billboard Music Awards.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Nicky Jam is $6 million. He is in this industry for more than two decades and released many singles as well as albums. The sales of those records are the biggest contributor to his net worth. Also, Nicky is performing on the stage all over the world for which he charges a hefty amount of money.
Nicky Jam is the perfect example of how hard work and dedication help a person in becoming famous. He has earned fame only due to this despite his low-income family background.