Anuel AA is a rapper and singer from the Caribbean island Puerto Rico. He is the pioneer of the Latin Trap movement. He owns a net worth of $6 million.
Emmanuel Gazmey Santiago is professionally known as Anuel AA. His songs discuss crime and the urban life of Puerto Rico. Besides, he has been a controversial figure in the world of Latin Music for his troubles with some Puerto Rican rappers.
However, this young new artist has won the 2019 Billboard Latin Music Award. His debut album “Real Hasta La Muerte” gained critical and commercial success. Besides, his released song “China” was a global success.
Anuel earned accolades and remarkable rank in numerous countries for his singles like “Sola’, “Culpables”, “Quiere Beber”, and so on. His position as #2 in Spain and US Latin Chart is noteworthy.
Anuel AA: At a Glance
|Real Name||Emmanuel Gazmey Santiago|
|Date of Birth||26 November 1992|
|Birth Place||Carolina, Puerto Rico|
|Height||5ft 6in (1.68m)|
|Spouse||Astrid Cuevas (div.)|
|Net Worth||$6 million|
On November 26, 1992, this young rapper was born in the Caribbean island Carolina, Puerto Rico. His father Jose Gazmey is of Afro-Puerto Rican descent where his mother belongs to White Puerto Rican. Since an early age, Anuel has experienced racism for his mixed-race.
Talk about education, he went to Catholic School Colegio & Maria Auxiliadora School in Carolina. He has to undergo a hard time as his father lost his job when Anuel was fifteen.
Anuel started recording music when he was fourteen. Four years later he posted his recorded music online. His songs gained highness and caught the attention of American rapper Rick Ross. Eventually, Anuel signed with the record label “Maybach Music Group” founded by Rick Ross.
Anuel’s music raises awareness against racial injustice, crime, and the urban life of Puerto Rico. He stated, “My Music is My Soul Speaking”.
In July 2018, he released his debut album “Real Hasta La Muerte”. The American monthly magazine Rolling Stone listed the album on the Best Latin Album 2018 list. Besides, his second studio album “Emmanuel” was released in 2020.
Anuel listed as #15 in Spain for his first single “Sola”. In 2016, he was #6 and #11 on the Spain and American Latin Chart list for his popular single “Quiere Beber”. Besides, his other popular singles are “Ella Quiere Beber”, “Adictiva”, “Secreto”, and so on.
In 2019, he has won numerous awards like “Billboard Latin Music Award”, “Heat Latin Music Award”, and “Billboard Music Award”.
This Puerto Rican rapper married Astrid Cuevas. But the couple divorced. He has a son Pablo Anuel. Now, Anuel is dating the Colombian singer Karol G. They met during the music video of Anuel’s “Culpable” song.
In 2016, Anuel’s revenue was $55.2k. In the following year, the revenue became $271.1k. The approx. range of his yearly income is $268k to $429k.
Anuel was jailed in federal prison due to unlawful possession of firearm charges in Puerto Rico. In April 2016, he was arrested and sentenced to 30 months in federal prison