Juan Gabriel was a well-known singer from Mexico. He was also a songwriter and was sometimes known as ‘Juanga.’ Gabriel is considered one of the best composers from Mexico of all times. He was a pop icon and had sold millions of records. Some of the popular songs are “No Tengo Dinero,” “De Mi Enamorate,” “Te Sigo Amando,” and “Hasta Que Te Conoci.” Now let’s have a close look on Juan Gabriel’s net worth.
Alberto Aguilera Valadez, better known as Juan Gabriel was born in Parácuaro, Michoacán, Mexico on January 7, 1950, to his parents Victoria Valadez Rojas and Gabriel Aguilera Rodríguez.
He began singing at a young age and composed his first song at the age of 13. He used to sing in the church choir and also assisted in cleaning the church.
Juan Gabriel has got six children but was never married. With Laura Salas, he has got four children named Jean Gabriel, Hans Gabriel, Joan Gabriel, and Ivan Gabriel. With Guadalupe Gonzalez, he had a child named Luis Alberto Aguilera. His sixth child named Joao Gabriel was born to Consuelo Rosales.
Juan Gabriel died on August 28, 2016, after getting a heart attack. He was 66 at the time of his death. He has also done a number of concerts for various charities. He is the founder of the orphaned house called ‘Semjase.’
Juan Gabriel was helped to get a recording contract at RCA Victor by La Prieta Linda. In 1971, he released his debut studio album called ‘El Alma Joven…’. It included the hit single “No Tengo Dinero.” This was followed by the albums ‘El Alma Joven Vol.II’, ‘El Alma Joven Vol.III’, and ‘10 Éxitos de Juan Gabriel’.
In the 1970s, he released the albums ‘’ A Mi Guitarra’, ‘Te Llegará Mi Olvido’, ‘Siempre en Mi Mente’, ‘Espectacular’, ‘Mis Ojos Tristes’, and ‘Me Gusta Bailar Contigo’. His albums from the 1980s include ‘Recuerdos’, ‘Ella’, ‘Con Tu Amor’, ‘Cosas De Enamorados’, ‘Todo’, and ‘Pensamientos’.
His other albums are ‘Gracias por Esperar’, ‘Abrázame Muy Fuerte’, ‘Juan Gabriel’, ‘Boleros’, and ‘Los Dúo’. Gabriel was scheduled to release his last studio album ‘Los Dúo, Vol. 3’.
He has also released three soundtrack albums and many compilations and live albums. His last album called ‘Mi Historia Musical’ was released in 2016.
Gabriel has also released many singles in his career like “Amor es Amor,” “Hasta Que te conocí,” “Amor Eterno,” “Muriendo de Amor,” “Yo te recuerdo,” and “Adorable mentirosa.”
Awards & Achievements
In 2002, Juan Gabriel received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2009, he won the Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year. At the Latin Grammy Awards in 2016, he won two Awards. He has also won the Billboard Latin Award in 2016 and 2017. In 2017, he won the Billboard Music Award as Top Latin Artist. In 1991, he won the Lo Nuestro Award’s Excellence Award.
Net Worth of Juan Gabriel
Juan Gabriel has an estimated net worth of more than $30 million. He made this fortune by releasing some albums in his career. He has also done many concert tours. Part of his wealth also comes by appearing in films and television like ‘Nobleza ranchera,’ ‘El Noa Noa,’ ‘¿Qué Le Dijiste A Dios?’, ‘Hasta Que te conocí,’ and ‘Noches Rancheras.’ He has sold more than 200 million records during his entire career.
Juan Gabriel is considered one of the most popular singers in the world. In 2005, he met with an accident and sustained injuries. He made a lot of contribution to orphans and children’s trust. He was known for his flamboyant style and had won many accolades in his career.