Ivy Queen Wiki, Height, Weight, Career, Net Worth and Married
Ivy Queen, often referred to as the queen of reggaeton, is a Puerto Rican singer, rapper, songwriter, and actress who has made a significant impact on the music industry. As one of the pioneers of reggaeton, Ivy Queen has helped shape and define the genre, earning her a well-deserved reputation as a trailblazer in the music world. With her powerful lyrics, dynamic performances, and fearless attitude, Ivy Queen has become a symbol of strength and empowerment for women in the male-dominated reggaeton scene. She began her career as a member of the male-dominated collective, “The Noise” in San Juan and later went solo in 1996. She is currently signed to Ivy Queen Musa Sound, a multi-genre record label that was founded by her and José Guadalupe. She is not limited to only music but she is also an actress who has starred in a number of documentaries and television series as herself.
In this article, we will take a closer look at the life and career of Ivy Queen, and explore the impact she has had on the music industry.
Ivy Queen Wiki.
Martha Ivelisse Pesante Rodriguez, who is professionally known as Ivy Queen is a multi-faceted Puerto Rican singer, rapper, songwriter, actress, entrepreneur, podcast host and author who was born on March 4, 1972 in the town of Anasco but grew up in New York City. She is currently 51 years old and bears the Pisces Zodiac sign. She is generally regarded as the queen of reggaeton due to her inspiring pioneering works to bring about the genre of Reggaeton. Growing up she had the passion to pursue music and eventually went on to study music at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Her music revolves around the themes of female empowerment, socio-political issues, relationships among others, with roots in Latin and Caribbean music. She is also known for her Spotify Podcast, Loud, where she shares the history of reggaeton alongside prominent Latin artistes. She is a Hispanic woman who is believed to be from a Christian household.
Ivy Queen’s Educational Background.
She dropped out of high school in the eleventh grade and after much consideration, she enrolled at the New Jersey Performing Arts center where she studied music.
Parents & Siblings.
She was born to Francisco Pesante and Santa Rodriguez. She revealed her parents moved to New York City when she was a young and grew up there. In 2016, her father, Francisco Pesante, died of pulmonary cancer. She has not revealed any adequate information regarding her siblings which has led many to believe she is an only child.
Was Ivy Queen married to Gran Omar?
Ivy Queen was married to fellow reggaeton singer, Gran Omar. The couple got married in 1994 and after 9 years of marriage, the couple divorced in 2005. Ivy attributed Omar’s extensive travels and absence in her life to their divorce. Omar however, attributed their divorce to Queen’s infidelity which she denied the claims.
Who is Queen Ivy currently married to?
She is currently married to Puerto Rican choreographer, Xavier Sánchez. The couple got married in 2012 and have been together ever since.
How many children does Ivy Queen have?
She is the mother of three kids: two adopted and one biological. She adopted two children whilst she was with her ex-husband, Omar Navarro and shares a biological daughter by the name of Naiovy Kháli Star Sánchez with her 2nd husband, Xavier Sánchez. Her daughter was born November 25, 2013 and is currently 9 years old.
Ivy Queen’s Height and Weight.
According to the latest research by a reliable source, Ivy Queen stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (163 centimetres) tall and has a body weight of 57 kilograms (125 pounds). Her height and weight contribute to her having a lean yet voluptuous stature.
With a career spanning over a decade, the reggaeton pioneer and legend’s career has been nothing short of remarkable. She began her career as a member of the male-dominated collective of DJs, rappers and singers known as “The Noise”. The Noise mainly performed at the Noise Club in San Juan and there, Ivy performed her first song “Somos Raperos Pero No Delincuentes (We are Rappers, Not Delinquents). In 1996, she broke from the group and went solo, eleasing her first studio album, “En Mi Imperio (In My Empire). The album gained major traction and in 1997, Sony Discos offered to distribute the album. She went ahead to release her second studio album “The Original Rude Girl” under Sony and even generated a hit song “In the Zone”. However, despite all releases, she found fame under an independent record label in 2003 when she released her third studio “Diva”. The album received critical acclaim and is currently even Gold and Platinum certified. She went on to release a number hit singles and albums over the subsequent years and in 2010, she released her seventh studio album “Drama Queen” which generated a hit single “La Vida es Asi”. In 2012, she released her album, “Musa”, which was nominated for Grammy’s.
She is not limited to only music, she is also a podcast host who shares the history of Reggaeton alongside popular Latin legends. She is also an author who is working on her autobiography. Her autobiography will reflect on her childhood and the difficulties, she passed through in music career.
She is also an actress who has starred in a number of documentaries and television shows as herself.
How much is Ivy Queen worth?
She is one of the wealthiest reggaeton artistes and as of November 2023, she boasts of over $10 million, a testament to her hard work, perseverance and unwavering determination. She earned her net worth from her careers as a singer, rapper, actress and other private investments.
|Martha Ivelisse Pesante Rodriguez
|Singer, rapper, actress, songwriter, author
|Date of Birth
|March 4, 1972
|5 feet 4 inches