Luis Fonsi is a renowned Puerto Rican musician, singer as well as a songwriter who boasts a net worth of $20 million. Fonsi is widely popular for his song “Despacito” featuring another Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee. He even achieved several awards for the song.
Basically, Luis Fonsi got his first Latin Grammy Award nominations for the song “Aquí Estoy Yo”. He also won another 3 Billboard Latin Music Awards for the song. Apart from that, he gained several awards and achievements.
How much money does Luis Fonsi make?
The popular musician owns a net wealth of $20 million. Let’s see the summary of his earning and salary.
- Hourly: $211
- Daily: $5060
- Weekly: $35417
- Monthly: $141667
- Yearly: $1.7 million
How much money did Luis Fonsi make from Despacito?
Well, you know “Despacito” is the most popular song by Luis Fonsi. Basically, he released the song from his album, Veda. And it is the most successful song by Luis Fonsi both in terms of popularity, and commercially. He made around $10 million just from YouTube revenue. However, the song, Despacito worths more than $40 million so far.
How does Luis Fonsi make money?
Luis Fonsi mostly makes money through selling albums. Apart from that, he makes money through his YouTube channel. Let’s have a look more in detail…
Basically, Luis Fonsi earns through the following sources.
- Earning Through Selling Albums
- Earning Through His YouTube Channel
Earning Through Selling Albums
Luis Fonsi released his first album, Comenzaré in 1998. With the sales copies of 100,000, the album was certified Platinum by RIAA. The album has 10 tracks. He released his second studio album, Eterno on June 20, 2000. The second album contains 13 songs. And the album was also certified Platinum by RIAA, and it was sold more than 100,000 copies.
Then in 2002, he came with his 3rd album, Amor Secreto, which was also certified Platinum by RIAA with sales of over 100,000 copies in the United States. It was also a commercially successful album. Well, Amor Secreto contains 12 tracks. In that same year, he released his 4th studio album, Fight the Feeling. One of the interesting things is that it is the only English album by Luis Fonsi. The English album contains 11 songs.
Abrazar la Vida is the 5th studio album by Luis Fonsi, which he released on October 28, 2003. With over 100,000 copies of sales, the album was also certified Platinum (Latin) by RIAA. Then in the year 2005, he released his 6th album titled “Paso a Paso”, which was also a commercially successful album as it was certified Platinum (Latin).
Well, his 7th album, Palabras del Silencio is one of the most successful albums. In fact, it was certified Platinum as it sold over 250,000 copies in the United States. Moreover, the album was certified gold in Argentina and Mexico. With the sales of over 80,000 copies, it was also certified Platinum in Spain. The album took the #15 position on Billboard 200 as it was sold over 30,000 within the first week.
In the year 2011, Luis Fonsi released his 8th studio album, Tierra Firme, which includes 15 tracks. Then he released his 9th studio album titled “8” on May 19, 2014. Vida is the 10th album by Luis Fonsi. In fact, it is the most popular album by Luis Fonsi. The album contains some of the great songs including “Despacito”, “Sola” and so on. Sola has both Latin and English versions.
Vida was certified Platinum in the United States with sales of 1,320,000. And it was a certified diamond in Brazil. Moreover, it was also certified Platinum in Singapore. Alright, Luis Fonsi earns more than $18 million by selling his albums.
Earning Through His YouTube Channel
Luis Fonsi joined YouTube on Feb 25, 2014. Now the channel has 29.4M subscribers, as of today May 1, 2021. Well, here are some of his most-viewed YouTube videos below.
|Titles of Videos||Views and Estimated Earning|
|Luis Fonsi – Despacito ft. Daddy Yankee||7.3 billion | $10 million|
|Luis Fonsi, Demi Lovato – Échame La Culpa (Video Oficial)||2.1 billion | $5 million|
|Luis Fonsi, Ozuna – Imposible (Official Video)||424 million | $1 million|
|Luis Fonsi, Stefflon Don – Calypso||411 million | $990 k|
|Luis Fonsi – Aqui Estoy Yo ft. Aleks Syntek, Noel Schajris, David Bisbal||384 million | $800 k|
|Luis Fonsi, Juan Luis Guerra – Llegaste Tú (Video Oficial)||273 million | $600 k|
|Luis Fonsi – No Me Doy Por Vencido||242 million | $580 k|
|Luis Fonsi, Sebastián Yatra, Nicky Jam – Date La Vuelta||137 million | $495 k|
|Luis Fonsi – Sola||114 million | $465 k|
|Luis Fonsi – Corazón En La Maleta (Video Oficial)||112 million | $435 k|
|Luis Fonsi – Que Quieres De Mi (Official Music Video)||112 million | $435 k|
How does Luis Fonsi spend his time and money?
Luis Fonsi owns a house in an exclusive neighborhood of Miami, Florida that worth $5 million. Apart from that, he owns several expensive cars. Basically, he spends his time and money by leading a happy and luxurious life with his wife and children.
Luis Fonsi: Overview
|Real Name:||Luis Alfonso Rodríguez López-Cepero|
|Celebrated Name:||Luis Fonsi|
|Born:||April 15, 1978|
|Birth Place:||San Juan, Puerto Rico|
|Nationality:||Puerto Rican, American|
|Spouse:||Adamari López (married: 2006; divorced: 2010)Águeda López (married: 2014)|
|Profession:||Singer, Actor, and Songwriter|
|Net Worth:||$20 million|
Early Life & Personal Life
Luis Fonsi was born on April 15, 1978. He grew up with his 2 siblings. Luis Fonsi completed his high school education in Orlando, Florida. In the year 1995, he attended FSU (Florida State University). However, he couldn’t complete his education due to his early involvement in his music career.
Luis Fonsi started off his professional career in the year 1998. In fact, he released his first album on September 15, 1998. Since then he has been doing great. So far he has released 10 studio albums. His popular song, Despacito hits the world in the year 2017. You know how popular the song is. He even became popular due to the popularity of Despacito.
Well, he has released a variety of hit songs with his 10 albums. As a young musician, he did well so far. It is expected that he will do great in the future.
Despacito is the most popular song by Luis Fonsi.
Well, Luis Fonsi himself wrote the popular song Despacito.
- https://open.spotify.com/artist/4V8Sr092TqfHkfAA5fXXqG – Luis Fonsi | Spotify
- https://www.billboard.com/music/luis-fonsi – Luis Fonsi | Billboard
- https://www.grammy.com/grammys/artists/luis-fonsi/3346 – Luis Fonsi | Grammy
- https://music.apple.com/ca/artist/luis-fonsi/102834 – Luis Fonsi | Apple Music
- https://www.miamiherald.com/miami-com/miami-com-news/article225807520.html – Luis Fonsi House