Luis Fonsi

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Full Name Luis Fonsi
Age 42 Years Old
Nick Name N/A
Gender Male
Famous As Singer
Birth Date April 15th, 1978
Birth Place San Juan, Puerto Rico, U.S.

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Luis Alfonso Rodriguez Lopez-Cepero famed as Luis Fonsi is a Puerto Rican singer, songwriter, and actor. He rose into fame after his hit song "Despacito". His some of the hits albums include, ‘Abrazar la Vida’, ‘Fight the Feeling’, ‘Secret’. He received his first Latin Grammy Award nominations in Record of the Year category and won Song of the Year thanks to the song "Aqui Estoy Yo". As of 2018 he has broken six Guinness World Records and sold more than 11 million records with "Despacito". He is a very talented singer.

Early Life, Family, Birthday, Education, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Wikipedia, Bio of Luis Fonsi

Luis Fonsi was born on 15th April 1978, in San Juan, Puerto Rico with the real name of Luis Alfonso Rodrguez Lopez-Cepero. He was born to his parents; Alfonso Rodriguez, his father, and Delia Lopez-Cepero aka Tata, his mother. His mother was also a singer. Regarding his siblings, he has two younger siblings in his family named, Tatiana Rodriguez, and Jean Rodriguez, who is also a singer now. At present, his age is 40 but his age will be 41 on his upcoming birthday in April as of 2019. His nationality is Puerto Rican-American. His ethnicity is Hispanic. His religion is Christiana and his horoscope sign is Aries. His other early life background will be updated soon. 

Regarding his education, he joined 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. In 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.

Height, Weight and Other Body Measurement

Luis Fonsi is a very handsome singer with a cool attitude. His personality is very attractive. He well-maintained his body with a tall height of 5 ft 7 in or 170 cm. And he weighs around 66 kg or 145.5 lbs. He has black colored hair and dark brown colored eyes. He has a very charming face with an attractive smile on his lips. His other body measurement will be updated soon.

How Luis Fonsi Began His Career?

  • Luis began his career by recording his debut album, Comenzare (I Will Begin) in 1998.
  • Later, the record peaked at number 11 on Billboard's Top Latin Albums chart and contained the singles "Si Tu Quisieras," "Perdoname," "Dime Como," and "Me Ire".
  • On June 20, 2000, he released his second studio album ‘Eterno’ which gains much success than other song and peaked at number 6 on Billboard Top Latin Albums. 
  • His other single, ‘Imaginame Sin Ti’ also peaked at number 1 on Billboard Hot Latin Tracks.
  • After that, he performed at the Great Jubilee Concert for a Debt-Free World on May 1, 2000. 
  • He then composed a song for Puerto Rican singer Ednita Nazario, and he also won a Latin Grammy Award for that song in 2000. 
  • He released his third album on 12th March 2002, ‘Amor Secreto’ (Secret Love). 
  • He also released his first English album ‘Fight the Feeling’.
  • His fifth album ‘Abrazar la Vida’ was released on 28th October 2003 which was at number 3 on Billboard Top Latin Albums.
  • He was also certified platinum (Latin) by RIAA. 
  •  He worked along with British singer Emma Bunton of the band Spice Girl for her album ‘Free Me’, released in the year 2004. 
  • His seventh CD, Palabras del Silencio, debuted and stayed in the number one position for many weeks. 
  • In November 2009, he was awarded a Latin Grammy Award for "Song of the Year" for his composition "Aqui Estoy Yo".
  • He performed at the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, honoring recipient President Barack Obama on 11th December 2009. 
  • He then released the album Tierra Firme and went on tour to promote it throughout Latin America in 2011. 
  • In the year 2014, Fonsi released his album "8", a reference to his eighth career album.
  • 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 ‘Echame la Culpa’, which debuted at number 3 on the Hot Latin chart which won Song of the Year at the Latin American Music Awards of 2018 and received one nomination for Best Latin at the MTV Video Music Awards.
  • In June 2018, he released the single "Calypso", with Steffan Don.
  • On 13th January 2019, he joined with Wisin, Alejandra Guzman, and Carlos Vives as coaches of the first Spanish season of La Voz by Telemundo.
  • On 1st February 2019, his 10th studio album "Vida" was released. 

The Albums of Luis Fonsi are:

  • Comenzare (1998)
  • Eterno (2000)
  • Amor Secreto (2002)
  • Fight the Feeling (2002)
  • Abrazar la Vida (2003)
  • Paso a Paso (2005)
  • Palabras del Silencio (2008)
  • Tierra Firme (2011)
  • 8 (2014)
  • Vida (2019)

Achievements and Awards

In iHeartRadio Music Awards, 2018, he won Latin Artist of the Year Award, he receives President’s Award, Contemporary Latin Song of the Year, Award Winning Songs awards in BMI Awards, 2018, Despacito in 2007, Male Artist of the Year (Pop) and in 2009, he was Male Artist of the Year (Pop). 

Marital Status, Affairs, Children's, Sexual Orientation

Luis Fonsi is a married person. As of today, he is dating Agueda Lopez. They were spotted together in different place and also welcomed their first child daughter Mikaela in December 2011. The couple tied their knot on September 10, 2014, after living together for three years. They also welcome their son Rocco on December 20, 2016. At present, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Previously, in 2003, Fonsi dated Adamari Lopez, who is a Puerto Rican actress. The couple also went off for an international tour. Later, her girlfriend was diagnosed with breast cancer. He 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. But it didn’t last long as it officially ended in divorce in November 2010.

Who is Agueda Lopez?

Agueda Lopez is a famous Spanish model. 

Net Worth, Salary and Source of Income

The net worth of this famous singer, Fonsi is estimated to have $16 million as of 2019. His exact salary has not been revealed yet but there is no doubt in the mind of his follower that he is making a good amount of salary from his present work. He is satisfied with his earnings. His major source of earning is from his singing career. 

Social Media Platform

Luis Fonsi is very active on social media. He keeps on updating them with his latest work and photos. He is active on Instagram with more than 8M followers, on Twitter more than 9M followers and in Facebook Page more than 12M followers.

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