Romeo Santos is an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and the lead vocalist of the bachata band Aventura. He is one of the most internationally recognized Latin artists of the decade. Romeo is also known as the "King of Bachata".
He has several albums with Aventura among which "Obsesion" reached number one in Italy for 16 weeks. Let's know more about his personal life, Career, albums, and net worth through our article.
Early Life & Nationality
Romeo Santos was born on 21st July 1981, in The Bronx, New York City. Anthony Santos is his birth name. His father was a Dominican and his mother was a Puerto Rican. His mother was a housewife and his father was a construction worker.
An American by nationality, Santos comes from a mixed ethnic background. Romeo was exposed to the Latin genres at a young age due to his parents. He came up singing in a church choir at a young age.
Is Romeo Santos Married Or Dating?
Santos is not married currently or has been officially so far; however, he reportedly had relationships in the past. Even more, the American singer is the father of two children from his past relationship.
Most famously, he had a short-lived relationship with Samantha Medina; they even reportedly welcomed a son named Alex Damian Santos. As of 2022, Romeo Santos is alleged to be single.
And in 2019, the 'You' singer became the father of another son named Valentino Santos. Though, he didn't reveal much about his baby mama.
Other relationships with Romeo include Vicky Xipolitakis, Amelia Vega (2006-07), and Alexandra Cheron (2007- 2008).
Romeo Santos started his career officially being the main singer, songwriter, and co-producer of Aventura. Aventura was formed by Romeo with a group of his friends and cousins. They gave a lot of hit albums together including the song "Obsesion" with was an international hit ranking at the top.
They released five studio albums in a decade, spawning many top 10 hits like internationally famous "Obsesion", "Cuando Volveras", "Un Beso", "Amor de Madre", "Los Infieles", "E1 Perdedor", "Por Un Segundo", "Dile A1 Amor", and Many others.
His first solo Album
Later, in April 2011, Romeo announced he was leaving the band and will pursue a solo career. He signed with Sony records on 7th April 2011.
He released his 1st solo album Formula, Vol. 1, called "You". It went on to become number one on the Hot Latin Songs and Tropical Songs charts.
Romeo appeared in the 2007 Dominican film "Sanky Panky" for the first time with his fellow band members from Aventura.
He made his Hollywood debut in the film Furious 7, which was released in April 2015, alongside Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, and Paul Walker.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Santos has an estimated net worth of $30 million as of 2022. Most of his income came through his music venture; formerly with his band Aventura (before it disbanded in 2011) and later as a solo artist.
Moreover, he runs a self-titled YouTube channel since October 7, 2005, with more than 19 million subscribers & 14.183 billion views. As per Social Blade, Romeo's YouTube channel can earn in the range of $522.1K - $8.4 million annually.
Earnings from Album
Since his debut solo album Formula, Vol. 1 on November 8, 2011, the singer has released further 4 albums, totaling 5. All of them are RIAA certified Multi-Platinum:
1) Formula, Vol. 1- 3 times Platinum
2) Formula, Vol. 2- 11 times Platinum
3) Golden- 11 times Platinum
4) Utopía- 4 times Platinum
As per The Richest, the earnings of his first two albums were around $1 million.
by navinn, 29 Sep, 2022