In the last few years Pitbull, aka Mr. Worldwide become immensely popular in the United States and all over the world. With him being famous all over the globe and releasing many top chart hits, his net worth was bound to go up. Since his early days, Pitbull wanted to become a musician, and he got more interested in rap while he was still in school.
Armando Christian Perez, or as we better know, Pitbull, was born on January 15, 1981, in Miami, Florida. His parents are from Cuba and he has one sister Jennifer Betances. After his parent’s divorce, he lived with his mother but later on ended in a foster family. Armando studied at the South Miami High School and transferred to the Miami Coral Park High School.
Pitbull Net Worth 2018
According to latest estimations, Pitbull net worth for 2018 is $85 million, and most of that money comes from sales of his albums and tours. It all started with an album called M.I.A.M.I. that had more than a few songs present on various top lists for several weeks and months. Consequently, this launched him to stardom.
Net Worth 2017
When we say that Pitbull’s net worth for 2017 was at about $65 million we can clearly see that he managed to raise that figure for about $20 million in just one year to $85 million in 2018. This trend will definitely continue as his revenues are only increasing year in year out.
When it comes to love life of a famous rapper, there isn’t much info. What we know is that he was in a relationship with Barbara Alba with whom he has two kids, daughter Destiny Perez and Bryce Perez. Rumors were circling around that Pitbull dated Olga Loera, also a celebrity. On top of that, we could hear that he and Jennifer Lopez had a thing.
As we already mentioned, he started working on his career during high school and his first big break was the cooperation with Lil Jon and the East Side Boyz. Pitbull released a song titled “Oye” that we could hear in the movie “2 Fast 2 Furious.” This certainly helped a lot to him in gaining popularity.
In 2004, after he signed with TVT Records, debut album M.I.A.M.I. was launched, and on it, famous rapper worked with colleagues like Fat Joe, Trick Daddy, Mr. Vegas, and Lil Jon. This was a highly successful album, and it went to the first position on the Independent Albums chart in the US while it took second place on the Rap Albums chart in America.
The second album, El Mariel, also managed to attract a lot of attention and had a great amount of success. During the next few years, we could see him launching records and winning few quite prestigious awards in the music industry. Names like Jennifer Lopez, Jason Derulo, and Enrique Iglesias, are just some of the people he worked with.
A fruitful career that Pitbull has brought him many awards and nominations, he managed to amass more than 175 of those. Among the most important are 1 Grammy Award, 2 ALMA Awards, 4 Billboard Music Awards, 1 Latin Grammy Award and many more.