Nicky Jam is a singer and songwriter from the United States of America. He has released a lot of great solo and collaboration hits; he collaborated with Daddy Yankee, Enrique Iglesias, Plan B, and others. Nicky Jam released his latest album in 2017, and it’s called Fénix. Let’s find out how much is Nicky Jam’s net worth in 2018.
Nicky Jam Early Life
Nick Rivera Caminero was born on March 17, 1981, in the United States. Not much information on his parents just that his father is from Puerto Rico and his mother is from the Dominican Republic.
Nicky Jam lived in a very hard and low-income environment where he had to work when he was a minor to support his family. He got his name from a homeless man that he was joking with.
In 2017, Nicky Jam married Angélica Cruz. Information says that he has 2 daughters, and their names are Alyssa Rivera and Yarimar Rivera.
Nicky Jam Career
During his childhood, Nicky Jam had to work in a grocery in order to support his family. He recorded and released his first album in 1994, called …Distinto A Los Demás. The album didn’t really hit a lot, but he gained a little recognition in the music industry and got a few producer’s attention.
Later, Nicky Jam met Daddy Yankee, they became friends, formed a duo together, and they recorded and released an album called Los Super Amigos. The album was successful. Nicky and Daddy Yankee worked on another album called El Cartel II: Los Cangris, Nicky had a small part of it. After that work, they ended their friendship and worked for around 7 years, then got back together releasing a song called El Party Me Llama.
Nicky Jam recorded and released several albums. Haciendo Escante is considered as his second album which was released in 2001. Nicky Jam’s third album was released in 2003, called Salón de La Fama with around 16 main songs in it, and a few of them were commercially successful. His fourth album, Vida Escante, had great hits including Chambonea, Me Estoy Muriendo, Va Pasando el Tiempo, and I’m not your Husband. Nicky Jam continued releasing other albums including The Black Carpet which had a collaboration with R.K.M & Ken-Y, and other mixtape and compilation albums.
Nicky Jam released in 2017 his seventh album called Fénix. The album includes 26 songs, some of the songs are collaborations with Kid Ink, Enrique Iglesias, Daddy Yankee, Magnate & Valentino, Arcángel, Cosculluela, Sean Paul and Konshens. His El Perdón song with Enrique Iglesias has more than 1 billion views, and Hasta el Amanecer song has more than 1.2 billion views on YouTube. Fénix album ranked 1st on Top Latin Albums chart in the United States and 5th on Swiss Albums charts.
Awards & Achievements
Nicky Jam has been receiving a lot of award winnings and nominations. His award winnings includes a Party-Starting Song award (El Perdón), Urban Artist of the Year award (2016), Lo Nuestro Award for Collaboration of the Year (El Perdón, 2016), Lo Nuestro Award for Urban Song of the Year (El Perdón, 2016), Voz del Momento (2016), Mi Artista Urbano (2016), and iHeartRadio Music Award for Latin song of the year (El Perdón, 2016).
In 2017, Nicky Jam won the iHeartRadio Music Award for Latin Artist of the year, Urban Song of the Year award (Hasta el Amanecer), the Billboard Music Award for Top Latin Song (Hasta el Amanecer), and he might be winning a few more awards for El Amante song.
Net Worth of Nicky Jam
Nicky Jam has an estimated net worth of more than $7.5 million. He made his fortune from the great song albums and singles he’s been releasing and selling, and from the tours and concerts, he’s been going on. Nicky Jam appeared in the 2017 action film xXx: Return of Xander Cage, which he also provided soundtracks for.
Nicky Jam is one of the few singers who started releasing albums at 13-14 years old. His 2017 album, Fénix, ranked 1st on Top Latin Albums chart in the United States. Nicky Jam had a great hit with Enrique Iglesias called El Perdón. Nicky Jam married Angélica Cruz in 2017, and they are happily living together.