Nicky Jam

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Full Name Nicky Jam
Age 39 Years Old
Nick Name Nicky
Gender Male
Famous As Songwriter
Birth Date March 17th, 1981
Birth Place Lawrence, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Nicky Jam is an American singer and songwriter of the genres Latin trap and reggaeton. He is the recipient of Billboard Music Awards,  Billboard Latin Music Awards, Latin American Music Awards, Latin Grammy Awards, and many more. He is an Urbano music performer and superstar. He is known for making romantic songs within the reggaeton genre. He has frequently collaborated with other Latin artists such as Daddy Yankee, J Balvin, Ozuna, and Anuel AA. He has also established worked as an actor in few box office hit films. His official Instagram account is @nickyjampr and has massive 37.1m followers. Scroll down to know more information regarding his full biography including his family details, facts, birthday, wiki, net worth, career, wife, girlfriend, news, and many more. 

Famous For 

  • For hit songs such as "X", "Travesuras", "Te Busco", "El Perdón", "Hasta el Amanecer", and "El Amante", the latter three from his 2017 album "Fénix".
  • For his appearance in the films "XXX: Return of Xander Cage" (2017) and "Bad Boys for Life" (2020).

Nicky Jam in Netflix Biographical serie El Ganador

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Early Life of Nicky Jam

Nicky Jam was born on March 17, 1981, in Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA. His birth name/real name is Nick Rivera Caminero. He holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity (half Puerto Rican and half Dominican). His birthday falls on March 17th of every year. His Zodiac sign is Pisces. He was born to Puerto Rican father Jose Rivero and Dominican mother Ysabel Caminero Madera. He has a sister named Stephanie Rivera Caminero. He was grown up in a poor family. His family moved to the capital of Puerto Rica when he was ten years old and attended the local school. After spending time in the streets as a middle schooler, Nicky Jam was inspired to pursue a musical career. He is a follower of Christianity.  

Career of Nicky Jam

  • Nicky Jam began recording music at age fourteen as his rap impressed a customer who invited him to record with a local indie label. 
  • Despite his drug use at the age of 15, Nicky Jam managed to gain popularity in Puerto Rico as a hip-hop artist, and eventually met his idol, Daddy Yankee and they formed a duo called "Los Cangris" in the early 1990s. 
  • The duo achieved success in Puerto Rico through hit singles such as "En la Cama" and "Guayando".
  • While in the group, he continued to release the solo albums Haciendo Escante (2001) and Vida Escante (2004).
  • However, Nicky Jam struggled to adjust to his new lifestyle and began using drugs and alcohol to an extent that concerned his musical partner separated in 2004 after a falling out between the two musicians. 
  • Then Nicky Jam's career quickly took a sharp decline, followed by a period of legal struggles and substance abuse. 
  • In 2007, he moved to Medellin, Colombia, in an attempt to stop using drugs and focus on music. He was well-received by the people in Medellin.
  • In 2010, Nicky Jam suffered a nearly fatal overdose that served as the impetus for him to quit using drugs completely.
  • Artistically, he drew influence from the romanticism of Colombian music, in particular the genre of vallenato. 
  • He also amended his friendship with Daddy Yankee after encountering him on a flight, where the two apologized to each other and soon after began touring together at the end of 2014.
  • His songs "Voy a Beber" and "Travesuras" reinvigorated his career and led to his signing with Sony U.S. Latin.
  • On January 20, 2017, he released the album Fénix. The same year, he made his acting debut in the big screen movie "XXX: Return of Xander Cage", acting alongside Vin Diesel. 
  • In 2018 his collaboration with J Balvin, "X" peaked at number 41 on the Billboard Hot 100. The music video for "X" debuted at the number one spot on Youtube's global music chart and amassed more than 200 million views in two weeks.
  • Nicky Jam starred in the Netflix biographical series Nicky Jam: El Ganador, which explored the artist's struggles with drug addiction and his rise to fame and premiered in November 2018.
  • Nicky Jam collaborated with Will Smith, Diplo, and Era Istrefi for the official 2018 FIFA World Cup anthem, "Live It Up".
  • Nicky Jam starred in the Netflix biographical series Nicky Jam: El Ganador, which explored the artist's struggles with drug addiction and his rise to fame and premiered in November 2018.
  • In October 2019, Nicky Jam previewed the release of his documentary, Behind Nicky Jam's Intimo, which was produced through Apple Music.
  • He released the album Íntimo on November 1, 2019.
  • In November 2019, he renewed his contract with Sony Music Latin. He collaborated with Daddy Yankee on the song "Muévelo".
  • In 2020, Nicky Jam played villain Zway-Lo in the film "Bad Boys for Life", released on January 17, 2020. It will finally be available to Netflix members in the US on Tuesday, April 21. 

Achievement and Awards

  • Nicky Jam has received a total of 110 nominations and won 37 awards in his music career.  
  • In 2015 Nicky Jam won his first Latin Grammy for Best Urban Performance for the song "El Perdón" Long with the Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias. 
  • Nicky Jam has won 3 Latin American Music Awards from 21 nominations. He has won one Latin Grammy Awards from 7 nominations. 
  • In 2019 he won one Telemundo's Tu Musica Urban Awards from 8 nominations. 

Personal Life of Nicky Jam

Nicky Jam Engaged To His Girlfriend, Cydney Moreau

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Nicky Jam is a married man. He was previously married to Angelica Cruz who is a well-celebrated Instagram star. They first met in 2015 and dated for 2 years. After 2 years of a love relationship, Nicky Jam and Angelica Cruz married in February 2017 in Medellin, Colombia. The couples have two daughters named Yarimar Rivera and Alyssa Rivera. However, they got divorced on 21st August 2018 shortly after one and half years of their marriage relationship. Recently he is having an affair with a model named Cydney Moreau. The two got engagement on 14th February 2020 and are going to married soon. They first met in 2019 while making Nicky's "Atrevete" music video and made their relationship official on Instagram in December 2019. Her sexual orientation is straight.  

Net Worth of Nicky Jam

As being one of the popular Latin trap and reggaeton singer, Nicky Jam has managed to accumulate a mass fortune from his singing and Rapping career. He earns most of his income by selling albums, through video songs, advertisement on social media, tours, Concerts, Endorsements, etc. He has endorsed a brand like Xfinity. He has also earned a decent amount of salary as being an actor. He was paid handsome salary fro his role in the 2017 box office hit movie "XXX: Return of Xander Cage" which grossed 346.1 million USD  worldwide. He also played in 2020 hit movie "Bad Boys for Life" which grossed $419.1 million USD WorldWide. As of 2020, the net worth of Nicky Jam is estimated to be $8 million and has an average monthly salary of US $87,666 from youtube. His TV earnings are estimated to be the US $158K in January 2020, $83.8K in February, and $39.5K in March 2020. He bought his mansion on Palm Island of Miami during August of 2018 for a cost price of $3 million and is now selling it for almost $4 million in 2020. He also has a number of car collection which includes an expensive car like Red Ferrari, Range Rover, Audi.        

Body Measurement of Nicky Jam

Nicky Jam is a good looking man with a well-maintained body physique. He stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs 80 kg. His body measurement is under review.  His eye color is black and hair color is Brown. His shoe size is 10(US). Overall, he has got a healthy body with a charming smile and a glowing face.