Who Is Pitbull and What Is Net Worth Of him? ‘Mr. Worldwide’ is a popular American rapper, who also known for his Spanish songs. He released his first album ‘M.I.A.M.I’ in 2004 with TVT Records. He gained success with ‘Rebelution’ his fourth album, with the song ‘I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)’, held at the spot on US Billboard’s Hot 100. He has worked with some musical stars including Enrique Iglesias, Chris Brown, Akon, T-Pain, Ne-Yo and many more.
He is known for creating mainly hip hop and pop music. His song ‘We are One (Ola Ola)’ which also features Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte, became the anthem for 2014’s FIFA World Cup. He is the recipient of several American Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards for his work in English as well as in Latin music industry. The rapper is highly influenced by Willy Chirino and Celia Cruz and brought to Miami Bass genre of pop music known as Crunk.
Armando Christian Perez was born in 1981 on 15th January to a Cuban family, living in Miami. Growing up, he loved the Miami bass centric pop music. His was very young when his parents separated, and he was left with his mother, Alysha Acosta. He has also spent a few years living at a foster home in Georgia. He considers Celia Cruz and Willy Chirino, as his musical inspirations.
Pitbull has two children, a daughter named Destiny Perez and a son, Bryce Perez.
Education: He completed his schooling from South Miami Senior High School. Later he attended Miami Coral Park High School, to complete his education. During his college years, he completely focused his attention towards music and rapping.
Pitbull started off his career in 2001. He made his studio album debut in 2004 with ‘M.I.A.M.I’. Since then he has launched several albums including ‘El Mariel’, ‘The Boatlift’, ‘Rebelution’, ‘Armando’, ‘Planet Pit’, ‘Global Warming’, ‘Globalization’ and ‘Dale’.
He is also known for hitting the road from time to time, some of his tours include ‘Rebelution Tour’ which he went on to, celebrate the success of the album, ‘Planet Pit World Tour’, ‘2013 North American Tour (with Kesha)’ and ‘Pitbull: Time of Our Lives’. In addition to these works, he has also launched several mix-tapes, which include remixes of popular main stream songs and freestyles. He has also been a part of few films which include ‘La Gasolina: Reggaeton Explosion’ in 2012, which was made as a documentary. In 2013, he gave his voice in an animated movie ‘Epic’. He also gave his voice in a video game ‘Surface: The World Is Yours’.
He has collaborated with various musical legends like Jennifer Lopez, Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Enrique Iglesias, Neyo, T-Pain and many more. The famous rapper repeats the number 305 in his concerts and songs.
Pitbull Net Worth
He has been making music in the entertainment business since 2001, and still holds the same relevance and fan following. He is an active product endorser and makes millions out of each deal. He has been associated with brands like Kodak , Armado, Dr. Pepper, Walmart etc, in the past. He is also active on his road trips and makes thousands of dollars with each show. He is also known for appearing in several Hollywood shows and television series. The net worth of Pitbull is estimated to be worth $70 million.
In 2011, charges were filed against NeYo and Pitbull by Lindsay Lohan, as the singer used her name, explicitly in one of their songs without her permission. Lohan was offended by the negative connotation that was added with her name, and wanted it removed. However, the case was dismissed by First Amendment, which states that lyrics can be made with the freedom of speech and considered creative expression, which cannot be restricted by the court.
Pitbull is a well recognised face of the rapping world, who has a unique rapping style which includes pinches of pop culture in it. He is often criticised for his rapping style as it is unconventional from the fast rhythmic old school structure used by other rappers. He has been in the industry for over a decade and still manages to hold his relevance and reputation.