Romeo Santos is a 1.85 m tall American singer. He has gained a massive success in a very short time. In fact, he is regarded as one of the highest-paid singers in the world. As per the reports by mediamass, his combined earning alone in 2017-2018 was around $58 million. And when it comes to his net worth, different sources claim different data.
Well, let's jump on to finding in detail about his professional accomplishments, his annual income and his growth as a singer over the period of time.
Romeo Santos Net Worth
As we have already mentioned, there are varied data when it comes to his fortune. As per the reports by Celebritynetworth, his net worth is around $30 million, but at the same time, The Richest claims his total assets to be worth $15.5 million.
Similarly, Mediamass has a totally contradictory claim about his fortune compared with the above-mentioned sources. As per Mediamass, his total worth marks up to be at $285 million. Well, the confusion is bound to remain until and unless the singer on his own come up to rescue.
Talking about his income sources, Santos’ major contributor to his net worth is his singing profession. His debut album sold 65,000 copies on its first week and grossed a net sum of $375,000.
Romeo’s 2011 album Formula, Vol. 1 sold over 363,000 copies and earned him a total of about $375,000. His 2012 album, The King Stays King: Sold Out at Madison Square Garden sold over 30,000 copies, but wasn’t much of success like its predecessors and only bagged about $35,000.
Romeo’s 2014 album Formula, Vol 2 sold about 270,000 copies and was successful enough to bag an estimated sum of $300,000.
He also owns several restaurants like the Fat Santos Burger, a chain restaurant in Washington, a football team called the New York Angels.
He owns a brand of Vodka which he named Pure Wondersantos. Romeo has also made some investments in the fashion sphere where he has launched his brand of perfume called With Love from Romeo and fashion line named Romeo Santos Seduction.
He has around 200 subscribers on his YouTube channel and one of his songs has been viewed more than 350 million times.
Romeo Santos’s Profession
Romeo started his career early when he started singing at a church choir, and he was just 12 at the time.
Romeo is widely known for his band, The Aventura. Romeo started this band with his cousin and two friends in the early 90’s. Its early members were Romeo Santos, Anthony Santos, Henry Santos, Lenny Santos and Max Santos.
The band launched an album Trampa De Amor, and after its launch, the band officially changed its name to Aventura.
Romeo was the lead vocalist and the main songwriter for this American based Bachata band. The band gained fame in the year 1999 and was recognized for their abilities to blend Bachata music into hip-hop or pop.
The band gave their hit in the year 2004 with their song Obsession. Sadly the band disbanded in 2011. They later reunited in February 2016 for a series of concerts.
After the band's break-up, Romeo went on to pursue a solo career all by himself. He released his debut single “You” on May 9, 2011. This was his first single from his debut album Formula that was released in 2011.
A second single from the debut album “Promis” was released featuring Usher. This single peaked at number one on both the Tropical Songs chart and the Hot Latin Songs chart.
In July 2014, Santos became one of the few musicals acts who successfully sold out two shows at Yankee Stadium’s 50,000 seats for a concert. That's a feat which has still not been achieved even by big bands like Pink Floyd, Metallica or even by the singers like Jay Z.
Romeo Santos released his third studio album Golden on July 21, 2017, which had hit singles like Imitadora, Heroe Favorito, and Sobredosis.
Hollywood Acting Career
In 2015, the world saw the acting side of Romeo Santos in the action thriller Furious Seven along with actors like late Paul Walker and Vin Diesel. Likewise, he is also a voice actor and has lent his voice to Early Bird in the animated movie Angry Movie in 2016.
Talking about television, Romeo has been featured in a number of shows over the years including Today, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Celebrity Page, Susana Gimenez, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Sesame Street, among many others.