He has broken six Guinness World Records and sold over 11 million records with his song titled “Despacito”. He is a Puerto Rican singer and composer, who has a net worth of $16 million, as of 2019, according Celebrity Net Worth.
Luis Fonsi Personal Life:
Born Name: Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero
Nick Name: Luis Fonsi
Date of Birth: April 15, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Born Place: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Residence: Miami, Florida, U.S.
Nationality: American, Puerto Rican
Education: Dr. Philips High School in Orlando, Florida State University School of Music.
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Actor
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Race / Ethnicity: Latino / Hispanic
Genre: Reggaeton, Latin Pop
Instruments: Vocals, Piano, Guitar
Labels: Universal Music Latin Entertainment
Religion: Unknown, but he seems to be belongs to a Christian family as 85% of the Puerto Rican population is Roman Catholic.
Luis Fonsi Net Worth: $16 million, as of 2019, according Celebrity Net Worth.
Luis Fonsi Family:
Father: Alfonso Rodríguez
Mother: Delia López-Cepero aka Tata (Singer)
Siblings: Jean Rodríguez aka Jan (Younger Brother) (Singer), Tatiana Rodríguez (Younger Sister)
Luis Fonsi Manager:
Creative Artists Agency (CAA) Music
Tony Mojena, TM Entertainment, Puerto Rico, USA & Latin America
- Broad forehead and clear, tanned skin
- Lean and muscular build
- Deep set eyes with thick brows
Luis Fonsi Body Stats:
Height: 5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
Weight: 66 kg or 145.5 lbs
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Luis Fonsi Girlfriend / Spouse:
Puerto Rican Singer (2001–2002)
Adamari López Torres (2003–2010)
Águeda López (2011–Present)
He was born Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero on April 15, 1978 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States. He is the oldest child of Alfonso Rodríguez and Delia López-Cepero, who later on along with him moved to Orlando, Florida.
He has two younger siblings such as Jean Rodríguez (a singer) and Tatiana Rodríguez, though Fonsi’s inspiration come from the stars of the popular group Menudo, and the San Juan Children’s Choir.
He known by his stage recognition Luis Fonsi, is a Puerto Rican singer, actor, and songwriter. His prominence came from numerous songs, although “Despacito” is one of them being featuring Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee.
Fonsi attended Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando, Florida, and had been part of a group called “Big Guys.” The group sang at school parties and local festivals, while one of the members of the band, is Joey Fatone, who later associated with *NSYNC.
He attended at Florida State University to study music in 1995 where he has been part of the school’s choir, the Florida State University Singers, including the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
Fonsi made his studio debut with album, Comenzaré (I Will Begin) in 1998 that ranked at number 11 on Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart and included the singles like “Perdóname,” “Si Tú Quisieras,” “Dime Como,” and “Me Iré”.
In addition, Comenzaré not only became famous in Puerto Rico and across Latin America, including other markets such as the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Colombia, Mexico, and Venezuela.
Fonsi earned his first Latin Grammy Award nominations in Record of the Year category and recieved Song of the Year thanks to the song, Aquí Estoy Yo. The song also awarded by three Billboard Latin Music Awards.
When it comes to “Despacito,” emerged his biggest success attaining four seven Billboard Latin Music Awards, five Billboard Music Awards, Latin Grammy Awards, and three Grammy Awards nominations. One of the best Puerto Rican singers has named one Latin American Music Award for “Échame la Culpa” with singer Demi Lovato.
As of 2018, he has broken six Guinness World Records and sold more than 11 million records with “Despacito”. As of October 2019, “Despacito” is the most-watched YouTube video of all time, with over 6.5 billion views.