Luis Fonsi Net worth 2020, Biography, Education, Career and Award
Luis Fonsi Net worth 2020 – Luis Fonsi is one of the most popular Latino-American singers who attracts listeners from all over the world with his touching and romantic songs.
Fonsi became famous due to the single “Despacito” recorded with Daddy Yankee.
Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero was born on April 15, 1978, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. From early childhood, the boy was interested in the world of art. When Luis was six, his parents took him to the local children’s choir where he participated for four years. Later, the family moved to Orlando. By that time, the would-be singer spoke no English, but he mastered the language in a month.
At school, Luis was the member of the group The Big Guys; he and his three friends created it to perform in front of students, teachers, and parents at various events.
Talking about his education history, he joined the school vocal group called Big Guys who sang at school parties and local music festivals. Studying there, he met Joey Fatone and they became a former member of N’SYNC.
Then in the year 1995, he receives a full scholarship to the Florida State University School of Music and cleared majored in Vocal Performance. Being a member of the university’s choir, he traveled in various places and then he received a chance to perform with the City Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in England.
Talking about his professional life, he first produced his singles ‘Perdóname’, ‘Si Tú Quisieras’, ‘Dime Como’, and ‘Me Iré’. He then was well known as a popular singer. Likewise, on June 20, 2000, he released his second studio album ‘Eterno’. It gains much success than other song and peaked at number 6 on Billboard Top Latin Albums. His single, ‘Imaginame Sin Ti’ also peaked at number 1 on Billboard Hot Latin Tracks.
The singer performed at the Great Jubilee Concert for a Debt-Free World on May 1, 2000. The same year, Fonsi composed a song for Puerto Rican singer Ednita Nazario, and he also won a Latin Grammy Award for that song.
He released his third album on March 12, 2002, ‘Amor Secreto’ (Secret Love). It was the same year when he released his first English album ‘Fight the Feeling’ and also performed the opening act at Britney Spears’ Dream Within a Dream concert in the US and Mexico.
And soon he releases his fifth album ‘Abrazar la Vida’ on October 28, 2003. This album also was commercially good and was at number 3 on Billboard Top Latin Albums. Then he was also certified platinum (Latin) by RIAA.
He performs at Miss World 2003 in China. He worked along with British singer Emma Bunton of the band Spice Girl for her album ‘Free Me’, released in 2004. They work along for album, “Amazing”. He also gets featured in the Mexican television serial drama, ‘Corazones al límite’. No sooner his album ‘Paso a Paso’ was launched in 2005.
He has receives different awards as he has also released different hit songs. Likewise, in iHeartRadio Music Awards, 2018, he won Latin Artist of the Year Award. Moreover, he also receives the President’s Award, Contemporary Latin Song of the Year, Award-Winning Songs awards in BMI Awards, 2018.
Likewise, he has won other different other awards for his song, Despacito. In the year, 2007, he won. Male Artist of the Year (Pop) and likewise, in 2009, he was Male Artist of the Year (Pop). Again he becomes Male Artist of the Year (Pop) in the year 2010.
Fonsi is one of the popular Puerto Rican singer and composer. His song receives a great hit and he must have good earning. His net worth is $16 million.