Don Omar Net Worth (Updated 2023) – Bio Overview
Don Omar is a Puerto Rican reggaeton singer-songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actor, who has a net worth of $6 million US as of 2023. In Latin America, he is best recognized as one of the most widespread musical artists.
Don rose to fame after releasing his debut studio album The Last Don in 2003 which was certified platinum by RIIA. Later his breakthrough moment came when Omar’s 2006 album, King of Kings was released, becoming the highest-ranking reggaeton album in the top 10 U.S. charts in history.
His real name is William Omar Landrón Rivera, better known by his stage name Don Omar or El Rey (Spanish for The King). So today we are going to discuss the total net worth of Don Omar his salary, income sources, career, biography, luxurious lifestyle, and a lot more.
Net Worth 2023:
|Net Worth 2022||$6 Million|
|Annual Salary||$1 Million|
Don Omar was born William Omar Landrón Rivera on the 10th of February 1978, in Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he grew up. Omar is the oldest son of his parents William Landrón and Luz Antonia Rivera. His younger brother’s name is Luis Landrón who is not famous on social media.
Omar discovered his passion and began taking interest in the music of Brewley MC and Vico C for music at an early age. While growing up he decided to become a member of an Iglesia Evangélica Restauración en Cristo Protestant church in Bayamón, Puerto Rico. He used to offer sermons there for almost four years before finally leaving the church to start a professional singing career.
Omar made his first public appearance in a nightclub for which he performed as an accompaniment with disc jockey Eliel Lind Osorio. Shortly after he began appearing on compilation albums from popular DJs and artists such as Luny Tunes, DJ Eric, and Noriega. He then came up as a backup singer for the pair Héctor & Tito. To produce his first solo álbum, he got help from one of the members, Héctor Delgado.
Omar came to the limelight when he dropped his first studio album titled The Last Don with the help of Frankie Needles. According to the Recording Industry Association of America, the studio version and its live edition both have been certified platinum. As per his website, the album The Last Don: Live [CD & DVD] has managed to sell more than 1 million copies worldwide.
Omar’s debut project earned him a 2003 Billboard Latin Music Awards in the category of Latin Pop Album of the Year as well as the New Artist & Latin Rap/Hip-Hop Album of the Year. Moreover, the album also received the 2005 Latin Grammy Awards nomination for Urban Music Album.
Don Omar gained further recognition in the industry after releasing his second studio album, King of Kings in 2006. The project became a massive success becoming the highest-ranking reggaeton LP in history and peaked at #1 on the Latin sales charts. He won the Reggaeton Album of the Year award at the Billboard Latin Music Awards for his outstanding work.
On April 28, 2009, Omar dropped his third studio album iDon, which is of sold more than 2.5 million copies. In July of that year, his second hit single Sexy Robotica was released.
In the following year his fourth studio album, Meet The Orphans was released and featured popular artists including, Kendo Kaponi, Syko, Plan B, Zion & Lennox, Yaga & Mackie, and Danny Fornaris, as well as it was released under the label Don Omar’s Orfanato Music Group.
The lead single “Danza Kuduro” ft Lucenzo came from the album. The song became was featured in the Fast Five soundtrack and played at the climax of the film. He then got a chance to sign a deal with VI Music and Machete Music via Universal Music Latino. Furthermore, it album sold over 3 million.
Don Omar then continued to release his fifth album MTO²: New Generation which was released under Orfanato Music Group Natti Natasha on May 1, 2012. The album features hit singles Hasta Que Salga El Sol and Dutty Love ft Natti Natasha for which he won Latin Grammy Awards for Best Urban Song.
Omar earned more popularity when he collaborated with fellow Puerto Rican singer Daddy Yankee and they performed a concert series called The Kingdom World Tour together. Within a few minutes of its announcement, the tickets were sold in different cities including, New York, Las Vegas, Orlando, and Los Angeles. In 2015 Omar dropped another album called The Last Don II which also became successful.
Apart from having success in the music world, he also earned fame in the acting field. Don became the cast member of the four movies in the Fast & Furious franchise, in which she played the role of Rico Santos. His first appearance in Fast & Furious was in 2009 and then he came back in 2011s Fast Five. He repeated his role in The Fate of the Furious (2017) and F9 (2021).
In July 2007 Don Omar started dating Jackie Guerrido who is a Puerto Rican TV weather forecaster and journalist. In the very next year, they got engaged and married on the 19th of April 2007.
The marriage ceremony was held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico. In March 2011 it was announced by the couple that they got divorced.
In 2003, Omar was in a relationship with Melissa Del Valle with whom he has a son named Nicolas Valle Gomez.
Aside from a successful singing career, Don Omar has also faced some controversies throughout his life. In September 2007 when Omar call of a show designed for earlier that year in La Paz then a promoter of the concert trial against him and his colleagues after that due to legal controversy he was under custody.
Due to the cancellation, the organization claimed they were defrauded to the tune of 70,000 dollars. Omar stated that the company did not provide air tickets in time so he canceled the show. Both parties contacted an agreement after the case was delivered to a local judge. Omar was allowed to leave the country to yield to an earlier scheduled appearance in Buenos Aires on Argentine TV the next day.
|Real Name||William Omar Landrón Rivera|
|Nickname||Don, D. O., El Rey|
|Age||44 years old|
|Date Of Birth||February 10, 1978|
|Birth Place||Santurce, San Juan,
|Height||6 ft (183 cm)|
|Weight||85 kg (187.5 lbs)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Mother||Luz Antonia Rivera|
|Son||Daniel and Dereck Omar|
Don Omar Net Worth:
As of 2023, Don Omar Net Worth is roughly $6 million. He is one of the most popular Puerto Rican singers and songwriters in the music world and has released multiple hit singles as well as albums. Omar is one of the most influential people in the world who has not made a name and fame in the music industry but also in Hollywood films.
On top of that, he is one of the most listened to Latin artists on Spotify with more than 21 million monthly listeners on the app. The major source of his wealth comes from the music industry such as album sales, live shows, streams, and his YouTube channel where he amassed Billions of views. The singer has managed to gather more than 9 million subscribers on YouTube which is growing regularly.
Omar gained a lot of stardom after dropping his hit single “Danza Kuduro” ft Lucenzo. The music video of the song has more than 1.2 billion views on YouTube. Don Omar’s annual income is roughly $1 million and his net worth is increasing day by day. According to some sources, Omar’s last year net worth was $5 million. In his career, he has sold more than 70 million albums which is a great achievement for him.
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