William Omar Landrón Rivera is a Puerto Rican reggaeton singer, record producer, rapper, and actor. He is well known by his stage name Don Omar. On February 10, 1978, he was born in Santurce, a barrio of San Juan, Puerto Rico, U.S. Sometimes, he is referred to by his nicknames El Rey and King of Kings. He performed first time publicly in a nightclub alongside disc jockey Eliel Lind Osorio.
Afterward, Don Omar appeared regularly on compilation albums from famous DJs and producers, including Luny Tunes, DJ Eric, and Noriega. Also, he worked for the duo Héctor & Tito as a backup singer. Héctor Delgado, one of the members, helped him produce his first solo album. His music career rose to glory after releasing his first studio album, The Last Don with Frankie Needles. The studio version and live edition of this album have been certified platinum by the RIAA.
Between 2003 and 2018, he released seven studio albums and received more than 14 awards, including the Latin Billboard Award and Latin Grammy Award. He announced that he would need a break after a series of concerts at the José Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in Puerto Rico on September 1, 2017. On April 20, 2019, he returned to the music industry with his song “Single Ramayama,” featuring Farruko.
Quick Facts About Don Omar
Full Name: William Omar Landrón Rivera
Age(in2021): 43 Years
Nationality: Puerto Rican
Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Record Producer, Actor.
Years Active: 1996-2017, 2019-present
Height: 5′ 11″ (1.82 m)
Weight: 81 kg; In pounds: 178 lbs.
Don Omar Net Worth and Source of Wealth
Don Omar has an estimated net worth of $6 million. He is a worldwide star and major figure in the reggaeton music scene. He earned money from the sales of hit music albums. According to his official website, his album The Last Don: Live [CD & DVD] has sold over one million copies worldwide. In addition, this album was nominated for Urban Music Album Latin Grammy Awards in 2005. His album King of Kings entered at #7 with 74,000 beatings, became history’s highest ranking reggaeton LP in the top ten US charts.
Moreover, Billboard stated that King of Kings was the most successful album of the decade in Latin America and the history of reggaeton. By the end of 2009, Billboard estimated that the album sold over 4.1 million copies. He was also beat the records of in-store appearance sales at Disney World’s Virgin music store previously set by pop star Britney Spears. His third studio album, iDon, Sold over 2.5 million. “Virtual Diva” became the most requested single on Latin radio stations.