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American Singer Nicky Jam's Career Achievement and Net Worth: His Journey as a Singer

Updated On 23 Jul, 2018 Published On

The 2018 FIFA World Cup official song Live It Up singer Nicky Rivera Caminero is known by his stage name Nicky Jam. Nicky is an American singer and songwriter. He is best known for his prolonged hits like Travesuras, Te Busco, El Perdon, Hasta el Amanecer, and El Amante. Nicky, who was born and raised up in Boston, came from a lower class family. However, despite all, the way this man has coped up with every situation in his life is remarkable. And not to mention, but the man has also accumulated a huge net worth and thereby financial stability.

Previously, Nicky did illegal works in a grocery store to help his family. He was very much interested in singing. Copping up with various challenges right from his childhood, Nicky has managed to acquire a life full of fame love and support. Well, here, we have all about his career, and his struggle for success.

How Much is the Net Worth of Nicky Jam?

American rapper and singer Nicky Jam has a net worth of around $5 million. Nicky has managed to grab up this worth with his career at singing. In 2015, Nicky Jam collaborated with artist Enrique Iglesias and gave his hit single El Perdon.

The single managed at the top in US music charts. The song alone added up $30,000 royalties to his earnings. The following year, he released his another hit Hasta el Amanecer which peaked at 73 on Billboard 200. The same song managed to earn him an amount of $39,000 alone.

So far since 2012, the artist’s fortune has experienced a gradual increase. According to the reports, his total assets in 2012 was close to $189,000.

However, over the years, with his continuous effort in the field, the fortune has rocketed to $500,000. As far as 2016 is concerned, he was calculated to own a worth of around $426k.

Well, his net worth must have increased following the release of the official song for FIFA World Cup 2018 along with Will Smith and Diplo.  Now, let's move on to learn about his career and his journey to success.

Nicky's Career Journey

Nicky's interest in singing was recognized by one of the music executives, thereby, he signed a contract with him at the young age of fourteen. At the small age, he got a chance of recording his first album, ...Distinto A Los Demas.

Although the album was not successful, it helped him to get popular. He managed to get the attention of popular music producers like DJ JoeDJ Playero, and DJ Chiklin.

Nicky's Musical Career

Los Cangris

After his very first album, Nicky continued his journey in the music industry. He met Daddy Yankee, a singer-songwriter, during the record of a song which featured the singers like Guatauba and DJ Playero. After that Daddy Yankee asked Rivera to work with him.

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During the late 1990s and early 2000s, the duo became very close to each other. Together they formed unofficial Daddy Yankee and Nicky Jam duo, also known as Los Cangris.

With this, they created various commercially successful singles like Sabanas Blancas, Guayando, and Sentirte, thereby gaining financial stability and net worth.

 

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In 2000, they worked together on the album Los Super Amigos. In 2001, Nicky also appeared in Daddy Yankee album El Cartel II: Los Cangris.  Later in 2004, they ended up their friendship due to personal issues and stopped working together.

However, Rivera continued working as a solo artist and started creating various commercially successful singles. In the year 2012, after many years of staying apart from each other, the duo recorded the song El Party Me Llama from the album Prestige.

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Solo career

In 2001 Rivera released his album Haciendo Escante in 2001, and he also managed to release his another album Vida Escante in 2004. After several years, in 2007, he released his another album The Black Carpet

Throughout his career, he has managed to work with celebrities like R.K.M & Ken-Y, Héctor & Tito, Lito & Polaco, Big Boy, and Magnate & Valentino.

Similarly, in 2010, he released singles like Tu Primera Vez, Piensas en Mi, Curiosidad, Juegos Prohibidos and Voy A Beber. In the year 2015, Nicky Jam won a Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Performance. 

He released his another album Hasta el Amanecer on January 15, 2016, through the help of the U.S. radio stations.

Well, these are all great accomplishments as a singer. And it is quite likely that the singer might someday make it to be one of the highest paid singers with a huge net worth in his bucket.