Luis Fonsi is one of the professional singers and also have a good career working as a Latin pop singer. He was a well-known artist and was already a major star in all Spanish speaking countries. However, Despacito’s release in January 2017 which brought him unprecedented worldwide cross-over success that broke all language barriers. Scroll down to know about his bio, Age, education, career, Relationship, and Social media.
Luis Fonsi Age and bio
Born on April 15, 1978, he is now 40 yrs old. His birthplace is in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His father’s name is Alfonso Rodríguez. And his mother Delia López-Cepero aka Tata is also a singer. He also has Tatiana Rodríguez, and Jean Rodríguez, two siblings in his family. They both are also singer now. He beholds American nationality and Latino and Hispanic ethnicity.
Luis Fonsi Education
In 1989, the Rodríguez family relocated to Florida, USA and Luis were enrolled in Dr. Philips High School in Orlando.
After it, he went to join the school vocal group called Big Guys. They used to sing at school parties and at different local music festivals. Working there, he met his befriended Joey Fatone. They are now good friends and also a former member of NYNC.
Likewise, in the year 1995, he received the full scholarship to the Florida State University School of Music. He studied there and finished majored in Vocal Performance. Being one of the members of the university’s choir, he has traveled at different places in the world. In that, he gets the chance to perform with the City Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in England.
Luis Fonsi Relationship and Children
He had a relation with Adamari López Torres. She was a Puerto Rican telenovela/soap opera actress. They met each other on the work of Univision. They also accepted their relation and went on an international tour. But the tour was canceled mid-way in 2005 when his girlfriend was diagnosed with breast cancer. They went to a different method and places for the cure. And she is in remission since 2006. The couple also got married in June 2006. It was a lavish, religious ceremony organized in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico attended by several celebrities. But they get separated after their official divorce in November 2010.
And talking about his current relationship, he is married to Águeda López. They were dating each other. Lopez also gave birth to his first child, a daughter named Mikaela in December 2011. After living together for three years, Luis took Águeda to Paris and proposed. Then they tied their knot in an intimate ceremony organized in a vineyard at Napa Valley, California and get married on September 10, 2014. In December 2016, they welcome their second child, a son named Rocco. And they are now living happily.
Luis Fonsi Career and Profesional life
He debuts in his English album in 2002 “Fight The Feeling” trying to do a crossover with “Secret” featuring Joey Fatone in the first single video. They opened new markets in Europe because he sold his fifth CD, Abrazar la Vida, very well. He becomes a part of the jury of the new version of the Latino boy Famous band Menudo (band) in 2007. Luis was awarded a “Song of the Year” Latin Grammy Award for his composition “Aquí Estoy Yo. In 2017, he breaks all of the records in singing history by his worldwide hit song Despacito on October 14, 2017. This song reached Billions of views on Youtube and the song was given an English remix featuring Canadian singer Justin Bieber.
Fonsi talking about his musical career, to etonline, he says:
“I’ve done music all my life, To me, this is more than a job. It was never about being famous, it was about my passion for music.”
Luis Fonsi Net worth and Social Media
Fonsi is one of the popular Puerto Rican singer and composer. His song receives a great hit and he must have good earning. His net worth is $16 million.
The singer has maintained a good athletic built body standing with a height of 5 ft 7 in or 170 cm. And he weighs 66 kg or 145.5 lbs. Likewise, he has black colored hair and dark brown colored eyes.
Fonsi is active on different social media and keeps on updating them with his latest work and photos. He is active on Instagram with more than 8.1M followers. Likely he is also active on Twitter and has 9.3M followers. He also has more than 12M followers on his Facebook page.