Arnel Pineda is a Filipino singer; In addition to that, he is also a songwriter. He has composed some of the best songs. His talent for songwriting has been shown by the songs and albums he has released. His career as a singer kick-started in his early days. To be exact, his parents noticed his talent as a singer and decided to enroll him in several competitions. He majorly focused on rock songs. Now let’s have a close look on Arnel Pineda’s net worth in 2018.
Arnel Pineda Early Life
Arnel Pineda was born in 1967 on 5th September. His birthplace was in Tondo, Manila, Philippines. His parents were Restituto Lising Pineda and Josefina Manansala Campaner.
For the last couple of years, Arnel has been married to one wife. The wife’s name is Cherry Pineda. They are blessed with two kids. The gender of the kids is a male and a female. The son is named Cherub, and the daughter is named Thea Chenelle Pineda. Before Arnel got married, he had two sons from the relationships he had. The sons’ names are Matthew and Angelo.
Arnel Pineda Career
Arnel singing career started at a very tender age. His parents were a force that encouraged him to continue to engage in music. They registered him in several competitions. That majorly grew his talent as a singer.
His career had a shot in the arm when his mother laid to rest. Arnel then was aged thirteen years. After his mother died, it was the beginning of ups and downs in his life. These problems forced him to live in the streets. This was because he lacked money, food and proper housing. He survived by the taking the simple jobs that were available.
Arnel gathered himself together. In the year 1982, he joined a group as a lead singer. The group was named Ijos. In the year 1986, Ijos rebranded to Amo. This is the group that went ahead to join a competition and won. The competition was called ‘the Rock Wars contest in the Philippines’.
In the year 1988, Imo group also won another award. This was the Philippines leg of the Yamaha World Band Explosion. Amo majorly performed in some of the biggest clubs, especially in the Philippines.
In the year 1990, five members of Amo, teamed up together, to form a new group called Intensity Five. They joined Yamaha World Band Explosion competition again. They successfully finished the race as first runners-up. Pineda was awarded as the Best Vocalist in the competition.
Amo group broke up in the year 1990. Pineda went ahead to join a new group by the name New Age. They majorly sang and performed in the Makati City. In the year 1991, they moved to Hong Kong as a result of an invitation by a talent agent. In the year 1994, Pineda had some serious health complications that almost destroyed his voice. He went back to the Philippines. After six months, he got better and went back to Hong Kong where they continued to perform.
In 1999, it is when he recorded his first solo project. The title of the album was called Arnel Pineda. In 2001, Pineda collaborated with a band based in the Filipino. The band was called South Border. One year earlier, he created a band called 9mm.In the year 2005, he was contracted to record a theme song for a radio show. Over the successive years, Pineda has had a successful career both as an artist and as a songwriter.
Awards and Achievements
In the year 2009, Pineda was awarded ‘Outstanding Global Achievement by a Filipino Artist.’ This award was awarded by GMMSF Box Office Entertainment Awards.
Net Worth of Arnel Pineda
Arnel Pineda has a net worth of more than $16 million. His main source of income has mainly been generated from Music. This is from both, being a singer and a songwriter. Despite having a very dark past, Arnel has beaten all the odds and hurdles that have come his way. In the Philippines, he is a model for several agencies. He is also a frequent visitor to Television shows. All this has contributed to his current net worth.
It is right to say that Arnel is a successful Musician despite all the odds. His star has grown not only in the Philippines but also in the world. This has led him being hosted by International television shows. Among the shows include: ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ and ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ among others.