Pitbull Net Worth 2019, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Pitbull Net Worth – Pitbull is an American rapper, who has given many singles and albums that have topped numerous music charts across the globe. His original name is Armando Christian Perez.
He chose Pitbull as his stage name, inspired by Pitbull terrier that locks jaws during fights, never loses, does everything it can to win, and is even outlawed in certain counties.
Early Life, Family, and Education
Pitbull was born Armando Christian Pérez on January 15, 1981, in Miami, Florida. His parents separated when he was very young, and he was raised by his mother alone.
During his teenage, his mother threw him out of the house because he got involved in drug dealing like his father, and he had to spend life in a foster family in Georgia.
He started showing tendencies towards poetry at the age of 3 when he could recite Cuba’s national hero and poet, José Martí’s works in Spanish. While attending Miami Coral Park High School, Pitbull began to focus more on rap.
The rapper has no wife but has four children from different women. Two of his children are from Barbara Alba, his former girlfriend.
Pitbull has not disclosed any information about his other children. He always stays mute whenever he is asked about his kids and hardly makes comments about his love life.
Even though he and Barbara are no longer together the duo are still in joint tutelage of their children
In the year 2001, Pitbull got signed by Julian Boothe to Luther Campbell’s Luke Records. In that same year, he got introduced to Robert Fernandez of the popular artist music and organization.
Robert’s organization was an autonomous label and management company that specializes in developing talented artists. The Diaz brothers are the producers signed to the label to produce the music of any newly signed artist.
Fernandez saw the talent in Pitbull and helped him to attain stardom. When the deal with Luke Records came to an abrupt end, Fernandez started working with Pitbull so he could produce creative music. The duo coalesced in order to produce a radio-friendly sound.
Later on, He was introduced to Lil Jon by Fernandez, hoping to help the rapper secure an introduction spot on King of Crunks; Lil Jon’s forthcoming album.
On seeing Pitbull, Lil Jon developed an interest in his talent, and featured him in one of the tracks on the album; Pitbull’s Cuban Ride Out. The opportunity given to Pitbull raised the profile of the young rapper.
Achievement and Net Worth of Pitbull
Pitbull is a Cuban-American rapper and songwriter who has a net worth of $80 million. Pitbull was born Armando Christian Perez on January 15, 1981, in Miami, Florida to Cuban expatriates.
His parents separated when he was young, and he was raised by his mother who kicked him out of their house when he was 16. Pitbull then became a drug dealer, just like his father.
He attended South Miami Senior High School before graduating from Miami Coral Park High School. In 2001 he was signed to Luther Campbell’s Luke Records. When his deal with Luke ended, Pitbull began working with Lil Jon.
His first recorded mainstream performance was on a solo track from Lil Jon’s 2002 album “Kings of Crunk”, which featured Pitbull rapping over Jon.
In 2004, Pitbull released his debut album, “M.I.A.M.I.”, which is short for Money Is A Major Issue. The album reached #2 on the US Rap chart and #14 on the Billboard 200 chart.
He released his second album, El Mariel, in 2006. That album also reached #2 on the US Rap chart. Pitbull released the album The Boatlift in 2007 and his album Pitbull Starring in Rebelution was released in 2009 and reached #1 on the US Rap chart.
In 2010 he released the album Armando and had success with the album Planet Pit in 2011. His 2012 album Global Warming once again reached #1 on the US Rap chart. He has also released the albums Globalization in 2014, Dale in 2015, and Climate Change in 2017.