Romeo Santos is an American singer, actor, songwriter and record producer. He was known as ex- lead singer of an American bachata band named Aventura. His band’s song “Obsesión” was a successful hit in many countries. It was placed at #1 on the “Eurochart Hot 100” for sixteen weeks repeatedly.
After many successful albums with Aventure, Santos left the band to try his luck in solo career. His debut album “Formula, Vol. 1” turns out to be commercially successful hit. As a result, he was rewarded with many nominations and awards. He made his Hollywood debut with the super hit film series Furious 7 in 2015. Keep reading to know more about Romeo Santos’s net worth in 2018.
Romeo Santos Early Life
Anthony Santos was born on July 21, 1981 in The Bronx, New York City. He is the son of Dominican ancestry father where his mother was Puerto Ricans. His father used to work at construction site and his mother was a housewife. Santos has one sister named Laura Santos. Santos formed a musical group named “Los Tinellers” with his cousins Henry, Max and Lenny in 1990. They also released a album with the name of “Trampa de Amor”. After that they changed their band name to Aventura.
Santos is 36 years old and still single. According to media, he is dating his long time girlfriend Francelys as many people saw him with a Francelys during his vacation in Los Cabos, Mexico. He has a great fan following around the world. People loved him so much that he has around 11.1 million followers on Instagram.
Romeo Santos Career, Awards & Achievement
Romeo Santos started his music career as a song writer and lead singer of Aventura band, which was mainly formed by him in 1997. This band is known for their Bachata, tropical and Latin pop music Genres. This band gives the new hope to bachata traditional music and blends it with music forms like hip hop, R&B and pop music. Their debut album’s song “Obsesión” was a sensational hit of 2004. It was placed at no.1 position in several top charts like Ö3 Austria Top 40, Belgium’s Ultratop 50 Flanders, France’s SNEP, Official German Charts, Italy’s FIMI and Schweizer Hitparade. Later, Aventura released their five successful albums. After splitting apart from Aventura, Santos starts working on his solo career. In 2011, he released his debut album “Formula, Vol. 1”, which was again turn out to be a successful hit of the year. His album’s single “You” was placed at no.1 on the list of Hot Latin Songs and Tropical Songscharts. His other album Formula, Vol. 2 gained positive reviews from music critics.
Awards & Achievements
Romeo Santos awards cabinet is pretty striking. By the age of 36, he already had bagged 56 awards for his terrific music. He was nominated 149 times for the prominent awards. Santos had bagged awards like two “Billboard Music Awards”, seventeen “Billboard Latin Music Awards”, two “Premios Juventud”, twenty two “ASCAP Awards” and many more. His song “Obsesión” was rewarded with gold and diamond certification by Austria and France. Belgium certified this song with Platinum certification in 2004. He also had lent his voice for the cartoon character Early Bird in The Angry Birds Movie.
Net Worth of Romeo Santos
Romeo Santos has gained huge popularity in the world of music. Romeo Santos current net worth is estimated to be $35 millions. Santos’s major source of income is his singing career. His debut album sold 65,000 copies on its first week and earned him $375,000. His Formula, Vol. 2 album’s sold over 270,000 copies and its gross income was $3 million. In addition, Santos has won several awards for his super hit albums, which also add to his Net Worth. His highly appreciated cameo roles in movies like Sanky Panky and Furious 7 also contribute to his Net Worth. According to “People With Money” magazine, he is listed at no.1 position on the list of top ten highest paid singers in the world.
Romeo Santos has become popular in a very little span of time. After the success of his debut album, he rose to fame and become one of the highly paid singers in the music world. But, he never have been in any kind of controversies and lived his life in a very simple manner. He has the huge fan following around the world. He also got the chance to sing for the ex-President of the United States Barack Obama.