Hardship often makes a man or breaks him. Antony Santos overcame the hard times and embedded his name in the history books of Latin Tropical music.
Known by his stage name Romeo Santos, Antony's success story is one of a kind.
His Bio (Family)
Son to a Dominican father, who worked in a construction site, and a Puerto-Rican mother, Romeo Santos was born on 21 July 1981 in the Bronx. He has an elder sister Laura, who has worked for him as his personal manager.
With the poor economic condition of the family and insufficient means to survive in the family, Santos joined a church choir at the age of 13 and discovered his vocal skills. He gradually started singing in streets and became popular among the Dominican-American Youths.
Eventually, he became the lead vocalist of the band Aventura. In 2002, one of their song from the album Obsession'broke the charts and turned them into one of the most celebrated young ensembles in New York. Later, in 2009, the band was also called to perform in the White House for U.S. President Barack Obama.
However, the band dismantled in 2011, and Romeo started his solo career. At present, he has got 4 albums to his name, including Formula,Vol.1( topped Hot Latin Songs and Tropical songs charts, 2012), Formula, Vol. 2 (best selling Latin album, 2014), Golden (2017) and Utopia (reached no.1 in US Latin charts 2019).
Wife & Kids (Romeo Santos)
Romeo Santos has been a secretive person outside of his professional life. He has said that he doesn't want to expose his loved ones in the media and wants to protect them and focus more on selling his albums, not anything else.
However, It is no secret Romeo has two children, a son named Alex and a newborn boy born in March 2019.
It is said that his first-born child, Alex, was born from Romeo's relationship with a woman named Samantha Madina. Several Latin sources have reported that the famous singer got married to her when they were still teenagers.
Similarly, Romeo hasn't publicly disclosed about the mother of his second baby.
Romeo Santos Net Worth
Being crowned as the King of Bachata, Romeo Santos has gained a vast reputation. With his unique genre and love for tropical music, he has made the people fall in love with him.
After success in the musical arena, Romeo also showcased his acting skills for the first time in 2007 in a Dominican film Sanky Panky and since then has acted in movies like The Angry Bird and Furious 7.
At present, his net worth is speculated to be around $30 million.