Rauw Alejandro Bio, Wife, Height, Career, Net Worth
Rauw Alejandro, who is also known by the monikers El Zorro and Rauleeto is a Puerto-Rican singer-songwriter and actor who has taken the music world by storm with his unique blend of reggaeton, trap, and R&B. With his smooth vocals and infectious beats, he has quickly risen to fame and is often referred to as the “King of Modern Reggaeton”. He is known as a member of the “new generation” of Puerto Rican urban music. He is a versatile artiste who is known to incorporate other art forms such as choreography in his music visualizers. In 2022, he was adjudged the 10th most streamed artist of the year. He has been active since 2014 and his rise to stardom has been nothing short of meteoric, and he shows no signs of slowing down. He is currently signed to Sony Latin.
In this article, we will take a closer look at the life and career of Rauw Alejandro, and explore what sets him apart as a true rising star in the world of Latin music.
Rauw Alejandro Bio.
Raúl Alejandro Ocasio Ruiz who goes by the stage name Rauw Alejandro and by the monikers “El Zorro” and “Rauleeto” is a Puerto Rican singer-songwriter who was born in the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan but was raised in the town of Canóvanas and also in the city of Carolina all in Puerto Rico and also in Miami and New York with his father. He was born on January 10, 1993 and is currently 30 years old. He is a Capricorn, an accounting factor for his determined and perseverant nature. Growing up as the son of guitarist, Raúl Ocasio and backing vocalist, Maria Nelly Ruiz, Rauw found his basic influence and passion to pursue music from his parents. As a child, he competed in school talent shows due to his passion for dancing. He also wanted to be a professional soccer player but his dream was curtailed due to an injury he suffered when he was 20 years old. He was subjected to depression after quitting soccer and he decided to resort to music as a source of solace. He draws inspiration from musicians like Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Ricky Martin, Daddy Yankee and Chris Brown who he was introduced to by his father during their stay in the United States. Per reports, he was childhood friends with fellow Puerto Rapper, Anuel AA and was even in the same class as him. He specialises in the Latin R&B, reggaeton, rhythmic pop. He is very popular on social media, especially on Instagram where he has over 19 million followers. He is a of mixed-ethnicity, predominantly Latin and hails from a Christian home.
He attended a local high school in San Juan, Puerto Rico alongside popular Puerto Rican rapper Anuel AA. After his high school graduation, he enrolled at the University of Puerto Rico where he played soccer.
Parents & Siblings.
He is the son of Puerto Rican guitarist, Raúl Ocasio and backing vocalist, Maria Nelly Ruiz. He drew his inspiration to pursue music from his parents. He is not an only child. He reportedly has two sisters by the names of Gabriela and Andrea.
He is engaged to Spanish singer, Rosalía. The couple have been together since 2019 and on March 26, 2023, they announced their engagement and on July 25, 2023, they announced the end of their engagement. The couple worked together on his debut studio album “Afrodisíaco” in November 2020 and are set to release a joint EP.
The singer-songwriter stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall and has a body weight of 75 kilograms. He embraces alternative forms of self-expression such as tattoos. He has dark-brown hair and dark-brown iris.
Growing up, he was inspired by his parents but he didn’t have the passion to pursue music yet as he was an aspiring footballer who wanted to go professional and play in Europe but his dream was curtailed due to an injury that he suffered when he was 20 years that left him dormant and eventually quitting football as he failed to be scouted for the Premier Development League. He fell into depression due to this and to find solace, he turned to music. In 2014, he started to upload songs on Soundcloud. He released a couple of songs in 2014 and 2015 and in November, 2016, he released his debut mixtape titled “Punto de Equilibrio”. Due to the recognition he gained from his mixtape, he earned a record label contract at Duars Entertainment. In 2018, he signed another contract with Sony Latin and he was enlisted to be part of their “Los Próximos”project, which sought to enlist new musical talents. This gave him massive recognition and he was featured on projects such as Ozuna’s “Luz Apaga”. In 2017, he released his first single as a lead artiste entitled “Toda” which he collaborated with Alex Rose. In 2018, he released a remix of “Toda” which he featured Cazzu, Lenny Tavárez and Lyanno. The song received major traction and even amassed over 1 billion views on YouTube. He released a number of songs over the subsequent year and in November 2020, he released his debut studio album ““Afrodisíaco” which was nominated as “Best Música Urbana Album at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards. He also released a number of songs such as “Reloj” which he featured Anuel AA. On June 25, 2021, he released his album “Vice Versa” through Sony Music Latin.
In January, 2023, he appeared as a cast of Sky Rojo, a Spanish black action comedy action drama television series. In March that same year, he announced that he will release a joint EP with his partner, Rosalía.
His hard work and dedication have paid off, as he has amassed an impressive net worth of $20 million. His success is a testament to his talent and passion for his craft. He amassed his net worth over the course of his career as an artiste and also from private investments.
|Raúl Alejandro Ocasio Ruiz
|Date of Birth
|January 10, 1993
|5 feet 8 inches