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William Omar Landrón Rivera was born on the 10th February 1978, in Santurce, Puerto Rico, and as Don Omar or El Rey, he is known as a singer and songwriter of reggaeton music as well as an actor. His musical career is the major source of Don Omar’s net worth. He has been active in the entertainment industry since 1999.

Is Don Omar rich? During his career of more than 15 years, Omar has accumulated the net worth of $22.5 million. It should be noted that he earned $4.7 million just from his debut studio album “The Last Don” (2003).

Don Omar Net Worth $22.5 Million

To begin with, his career started performing alongside disc jockey Eliel Lind Osorio. Then, while working as a backup singer, he met Hector Delgado who helped him to pursue a career as a solo artist and sign a contract with the VI Music record label. Omar gained worldwide recognition with the release of his debut studio album entitled “The Last Don” (2003) which reached second position of the Billboard Latin Top 100 and was twice certified platinum. This not only added financially to the net worth of Don Omar, but also inspired him to develop further. To tell the truth the second album of the artist was way better, as “King of Kings” (2006) topped the Billboard Latin Top 100 and was certified four times platinum in the USA. The album has sold more than five million copies worldwide. In fact, two more studio albums topped the above mentioned music chart: “iDon” (2009) and “The Last Don 2” (2015). It should be noted that certifications to be multi-platinum were received by the live album “The Last Don Live” (2004) as well as two video albums “The Last Don: Live” (2004) and “King of Kings: Live” (2007). Clearly these albums are a major source of Omar’s net worth.

Among all the successful recordings is one song which is known by almost everyone in the world, is “Danza Kuduro” (2010) featuring Lucenzo listed in the studio album “Don Omar Presents: Meet the Orphans” (2010). The song topped the music charts almost all over the world including Australia, Germany, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, USA and many other countries, and in almost every previously mentioned country the song was certified multi platinum. The song conquered the hearts of almost everyone on the planet, and helped boost Omar’s net worth too.

It is worth mentioning that Omar has been nominated for 59 awards and 20 of them were won. He has won 14 Latin Billboard Music Awards, two Latin Grammy Awards, three Premios Lo Nuestro and the Billboard Music Award. It is clear why music is the major source of Don Omar net worth.

More, Don Omar debuted as an actor in the short film directed, produced and written by Vin Diesel “Los Bandoleros” (2009), in which Omar has been starring alongside Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez. Later, he landed the role of Rico Santos in the “Fast & Furious” (2009, 2011 and 2015) franchise films. This has also added sums to Don Omar’s net worth.

Finally, in his private life Omar has been married once. In 2008, he married the journalist and forecaster Jackie Guerrido, but the two divorced in 2011.

Quick Facts

Birth date: February 10, 1978
Birth place: Villa Palmeras
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.82 m)
Profession:Composer, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Rapper, Singer, Music artist
Nationality:Puerto Rico
Spouse:Jackie Guerrido (m. 2008–2013)
Children:Diana Omar, Daniel Omar, Dereck Omar
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Founded All-Star Records.
2(2/07) Together with Latino celebrities, including Frankie J., Paola Turbay, Edgar Lopez, Miguel Varoni, Leti Coo and Mary GamarraTazón, he played in the National Football League (NFL) Latino I, or Latin Bowl I. This was the first nationally televised flag-football game between ex-NFL players and Latino celebrities. The game was filmed during Super Bowl week in Miami.
3He has built a barber shop in the basement of his house, complete with a vintage barber's chair.
4Has a daughter named Diana.
5He lost 70 pound within 2 years.
6He has four children from previous relationships.
7He has several tattoos. For example, a totem pole on his right forearm and the coat of arms of Puerto Rico on his left arm.


Quotes

#Quote
1I would rather be hated honest, as to be loved by hypocrites.


Pictures

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Latino Artist
2011VMAMTV Video Music Awards (VMA)Best Latino Artist· Lucenzo


Filmography

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Zero Valued2015TV Movie performer: "How we Roll" / writer: "How we Roll" filming
Fast & Furious 62013performer: "Bandoleros" / writer: "Bandoleros" - as William Omar Landron
Dancing with the Stars2013TV Series writer - 1 episode
No me la puc treure del cap2012TV Series performer - 1 episode
Fast Five2011performer: "How We Roll", "Taboo Lambada Interpolation", "Danza Kuduro", "How We Roll Fast Five Mix" / writer: "How We Roll", "Taboo Lambada Interpolation", "Danza Kuduro", "How We Roll Fast Five Mix" - as William Landrón Rivera
Grand Theft Auto IV: The Ballad of Gay Tony2009Video Game performer: "Virtual Diva" / writer: "Virtual Diva" - as William Landron
Los Bandoleros2009Video short performer: "Bandoleros" / writer: "Bandoleros" - as William Omar Landron
Fast & Furious2009performer: "Virtual Diva", "Anda Sola", "Bandoleros" / writer: "Virtual Diva", "Anda Sola", "Bandoleros" - as William Omar Landron
Grand Theft Auto IV2008Video Game performer: "Salió El Sol" / writer: "Salió El Sol" - as William Landron
Illegal Tender2007performer: "Dale Don Dale" / writer: "Dale Don Dale"
Tracks of Color2007Short "Raggaeton Latino", "Bandoleros"
The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift2006performer: "Bandoleros", "Conteo" / writer: "Bandoleros", "Conteo" - as William Omar Landron

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fast Five2011Santos
Los Bandoleros2009Video shortSantos
Fast & Furious2009Don Omar
Don Omar: King of Kings Concert2006TV MoviePerformer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
DUB Latino2013TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Legendários2011TV SeriesHimself
Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar2007-2010TV SeriesHimself - Performer
E.S.L.: Entertainment as a Second Language2009TV SeriesHimself
Straight Outta Puerto Rico: Reggaeton's Rough Road to Glory2008VideoHimself
Teletón2007TV SeriesHimself - Performer
Susana Giménez2007TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
2007 Billboard Latin Music Awards2007TV SpecialHimself
Premio lo Nuestro a la música latina 20072007TV SpecialHimself
Super Bowl XLI Pre-Game Show2007TV MovieHimself
Boost Mobile Rockcorps2006TV MovieHimself
Premios juventud 20062006TV SpecialHimself
My Block: Puerto Rico2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Sábado gigante2005TV SeriesHimself
Pa'lante con Cristina2005TV SeriesHimself
Don Francisco presenta2005TV SeriesHimself
Lo que no vio de Premio lo Nuestro 20052005TV MovieHimself
Premio lo Nuestro a la música latina 20052005TV MovieHimself
El quinto elemento2005TV SeriesHimself
Chosen few: El documental2004Video documentaryHimself
2004 Billboard Latin Music Awards2004TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tu cara me suena - Argentina2014TV SeriesHimself
No me la puc treure del cap2012TV SeriesHimself

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