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Luis Fonsi Bio, Childhood, Family, and Education
Luis Fonsi was born on 15th April 1978 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His father name is Alfonso Rodriguez and his mother name is Delia Lopez-Cepero aka Tata. His mother was a singer. He was raised along with his two younger siblings named, Tatiana Rodriguez, and Jean Rodriguez. Likewise, he attended the school vocal group called Big Guys who sang at school parties and local music festivals. Studying there, he met Joey Fatone and they became a former member of N’SYNC. Then in the year 1995, he receives a full scholarship to the Florida State University School of Music and cleared majored in Vocal Performance. Being a member of the university’s choir, he traveled in various places and then he received a chance to perform with the City Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in England.
Luis holds American and Puerto Ricann nationality and belongs to Latino/ Hispanic ethnicity. He has 5 feet 7 inches height and has 66 Kg weight. Similarly, he has black hair colour and has dark brown eye colour. His zodiac sign is Aries.
Luis Fonsi Career
Luis Fonsi began his career, when he first produced his singles “Perdóname”, “Si Tú Quisieras”, “Dime Como”, and “Me Iré”. He then was well known as a popular singer. On 20th June 2000, he released his second studio album “Eterno”. It gains much success than other song and peaked at number 6 on Billboard Top Latin Albums. His single, “Imaginame Sin Ti” also peaked at number 1 on Billboard Hot Latin Tracks. The singer performed at the Great Jubilee Concert for a Debt-Free World on May 1, 2000. The same year, Fonsi composed a song for Puerto Rican singer Ednita Nazario, and he also won a Latin Grammy Award for that song.
Then, he released his third album on March 12, 2002, “Amor Secreto” (Secret Love). It was the same year when he released his first English album “Fight the Feeling” and also performed the opening act at Britney Spears” Dream within a Dream concerts in the US and Mexico. Additionally, he releases his fifth album “Abrazar la Vida” on October 28, 2003. This album also was commercially good and was at number 3 on Billboard Top Latin Albums. Then he was also certified platinum (Latin) by RIAA. He performs at Miss World 2003 in China. He worked along with British singer Emma Bunton of the band Spice Girl for her album “Free Me”, released in 2004. They work along for album, “Amazing”. He also gets featured in the Mexican television serial drama, “Corazones al límite”. No sooner his album “Paso a Paso” was launched in 2005.
Then 2017 year became one of his greatest breakthrough years when he released his single “Despacito” which featured Daddy Yankee. It was initially released entirely in Spanish. the song was a major hit in countries where Spanish is the predominant language and also in other various countries after the remix. In April 2017, Canadian singer Justin Bieber remix his song singing in both English and Spanish. When the song releases, it initially began to climb up the charts in the US, the UK, and many other nations. It became the number 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 for the week. Moreover, it also became Fonsi”s first number 1 on the chart.
And talking about his latest works, he released a new song “Échame la Culpa”, which debuted at number 3 on the Hot Latin chart.
Luis Fonsi Relationship
The 40 years old, Luis Fonsi was dating Spanish model Agueda Lopez. The couple tied their knot on 10th September 2014. Together, the couple has a daughter Mikaela in December 2011 and a son Rocco on December 20, 2016. In the year 2003, Luis started liking the actress Adamari Lopez, who was also a Puerto Rican. They accept their relation in 2004. Then they went off for an international tour. However, he canceled his tour mid-way in 2005 as his girlfriend was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Likewise, Luis was committed to supporting her through this difficult time. They went to Mexico, Miami, and Puerto Rico for Adamari’s cancer treatment and balancing their professional commitments alongside. And then she is in remission since 2006. The couple got married in a lavish, religious ceremony organized in Guaynabo in June 2006. Their marriage was attended by several celebrities such as Joey Fatone, Charytín Goyco, Ednita Nazario, and Carlos Ponce to name a few. But it didn’t last long as it officially ended in divorce in November 2010.
Luis Fonsi Net Worth and Online Presence
The Singer, Songwriter, and actor, Luis Fonsi has earned the decent income from his career. He has a net worth of $16 million USD. Luis 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.