Luis Fonsi Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education, and Career.
Luis Fonsi Net Worth 2020 – Luis Fonsi was largely an unknown personality except in his homeland of Puerto Rico and the rest of the Spanish speaking world before 2017.
The success of his ultra-successful 2017 single Despacito changed all that.
The song did more than bring him international success.
Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero is the first child of his parents Alfonso Rodríguez and Delia López-Cepero.
He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on April 15, 1978. His parents also had two other children, two girls Jean and Tatiana.
Fonsi has always had his mind set on music. In his childhood years, he tried to tailor his singing so he could sound like the popular Puerto Rican singing group Menudo.
During this period of his life, he was also an active member of the San Juan Children’s Choir.
For his high school education, Luis moved to Florida where he enrolled at Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando.
Here he met a few friends, including singer Joey Fatone, and together they formed a popular local singing group known as “Big Guys”.
Moving on from high school, he gained admission into Florida State University on a full scholarship to pursue a degree in vocal performance. Again, Luis was involved in singing groups.
He performed with the University’s choir and also with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
Despite, the scholarship ride, he later dropped out of school to start his music career. Not long after his quitting school, Universal Music Latin offered him his first music contract.
Luis Fonsi’s debut album was a hit. In 1998, he released his first project Comenzaré, which translates to “I Will Begin”.
It was a massive success across Latin America, Colombia, El Salvador, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and other Spanish speaking markets.
It also charted on various Latin music charts including Billboard’s Top Latin Albums chart.
His follow-up album in 2000 was even more successful. By this time, he had attained celebrity status in the Spanish music market, even featuring a song by Christina Aguilera.
In 2002, Luis Fonsi released his first English album Fight The Feeling. He featured his high school friend Joey Fatone in the music video for the track “Secrets”.
His fifth album Abrazar la Vida peaked at the top spot on the Billboard Latin charts. During this period he worked with the former Spice Girl, Emma Bunton on her 2004 album.
Fonsi’s next two albums, Paso a Paso and Nada Es Para Siempre made it to the top of the charts, with the latter gaining a Latin Grammy nomination.
Luis’s single “No Me Doy por Vencido” from his 2008 album Palabras del Silencio saw make his debut on the US Billboard Hot 100, peaking at No. 92.
The single was eventually tagged Billboard’s Latin Pop Song of the Decade.
Luis Fonsi Net Worth
Luis Fonsi a Puerto Rican singer and composer who has a net worth of $16 million.