What’s rapper Pitbull net worth in 2018? Well, Pitbull or rather Mr Worldwide is a household name in the rap industry, he is also a singer, record producer and he has got some acting skills too. Some of his hits which have topped the charts are “I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)”, “Give Me Everything”, “Timber”, “Hey Baby (Drop It to the Floor)”, among others. His track “We Are One (Ole Ola)” was the official theme of 2014 FIFA World Cup and topped over 20 countries charts in the world.
As of today, Pitbull has released ten studio albums, 35 music videos, four mixtapes, four compilation albums and 80 singles. Now let’s get down to Pitbull net worth as of 2018 and also expose a few things you probably don’t know about Pitbull.
Born 1981 Armando Christian Perez who goes by his professional name Pitbull hails from Miami, Florida. He was raised by his mother since his folks divorced while he was still young. He pursued his education at South Miami Senior High School and later attended Miami Coral Park High School. After his school, he followed his passion for music and rapping.
Pitbull is currently single however he has four kids from his past relationships. He bore two of them with Barbara Alba who he broke up in 2011. He likes to keep his personal life low key. Therefore, there is no much information about his other children.
Pitbull’s career kicked off while he was still a minor but we can say that it started professionally in 2001 when he was signed to Luke Studios owned by Luther Campbell. After being introduced to Lil Jon, they launched the song Pitbull’s Cuban Ride Out which made him rise to prominence. What followed after his success was launching his initial mixtape in 2004 dubbed M.I.A.M.I. The album debuted with most of its songs such as Culo which was ranked at no.32 on the Billboard Charts. In 2005, he launched a remix mixtape called Money Is Still a Major Issue where he collaborated with the Pretty Ricky troop. After being signed to many labels, he launched his studio called Bad Boy Records together with Diddy.
During his career, he has managed to increase his brand by going to concert gigs like the 2012 Planet Pitbull World Tour and the 2015 Pitbull Live in Hong Kong. He has also signed lucrative deals with big companies such as Kodak, Dr.Pepper, Walmart and many more.
To date, Pitbull has released ten studio albums which are 2004: M.I.A.M.I., 2006: El Mariel, 2007: The Boatlift, 2009: Rebelution, 2010: Armando, 2011: Planet Pit, 2012: Global Warming, 2014: Globalization, 2015: Dale, 2017: Climate Change. He launched his latest compilation; Pitbull Greatest Hits in 2017 which became an international hit. Pitbull has built a name for himself as a musician and a rapper and collaborated with several notable names in the music industry such as Akon, Jennifer Lopez, T-Pain, Chris Brown, Robin Thicket, among others.
On his acting career, he made his acting debut with films and TV shows like Blood Money (2013), Epic (2013), Shark Tank (2012) and Empire (2015). He also started a radio program dubbed Pitbull’s Globalization Radio on Sirius XM radio in 2015. He is currently devising to start various schemes in digital TV with Endemol media.
On awards and achievements: For his work in music and film Pitbull has been awarded dozens of awards totalling to 35 and received 142 nominations. Some of these accolades he has won are 1 Grammy Award, 4 Billboard Music Awards, 2 Latin Grammy Awards, 3 MTV Video Music Awards, 7 Premios Juventud and many more.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Pitbull net worth currently stands at $75 million. The source of Pitbull wealth is his music sales where many of his songs have either received Gold certification or Platinum certification in several countries. The total number of singles sales of Pitbull’s music totals around 70 million singles. Another of Pitbull net worth revenue stream is his concert tours where in a year Pitbull can perform in 25 countries and hold more than 150 shows. Its reported in a year Pitbull gets around $11 million from tours alone. While music and tours may contribute nearly half of Pitbull net worth but the bigger chunk of his net worth fortune has been amassed from endorsement deals. Some of the companies he has done product endorsement with are Kodak, Bud Light,, Dr Pepper, Pepsi, Voli Vodka, Walmart, and several others.
8 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Pitbull
Even though Pitbull has all been over the media and nearly everyone in the world knows him, and his charting topping hits you will be surprised at how little you know Pitbull. Here are some things you probably don’t know about Pitbull.
1. He was raised by a foster family in Roswell, Georgia after his mother was unable to take care of him.
2. He loves to party a lot but not at clubs but in a private controlled environment.
3. His stage name came from the Pitbull dog after fighting with it.
4. In most of his songs, he yells out his hood code, 305 before starting to sing.
5. His dress code is influenced by his father who consistently dressed well and smelled good.
6. Did you know that he actually laughs at his own jokes?
7. He supports upcoming artists and wants them to be like him.
8. He did not acquire adequate credits to earn his high school Diploma, therefore, he didn’t actually graduate, but the school principal gave him the diploma to keep him out of coming back school next year.
Pitbull worth is a reflection of his success as an artist. He has been nearly every continent on earth holding shows and entertaining his fans. We do look forward to more of his music.