Nicky Jam Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

Nicky Jam Biography
  • Name: Nicky Jam
  • Age: 37 years old
  • Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
  • Occupation: Singer
  • Net Worth: US $5 Million
  • Status: Alive

Nicky Jam is one of reggaeton’s most dynamic artists. An American singer, songwriter, and actor, his career took roots back in the early 90s. He first received worldwide attention with the release of his albums “Vida Escante” (2004) and “The Black Carpet” (2007). In 2015, Nicky Jam alongside Enrique Iglesias released “El Perdon” scoring his first number one hit single on the Latin charts. Performing outside his niche, he appeared has Lazarus in action film “xXx: Return of Xander Cage.” Real name Nick Rivera Caminero, he was born on March 17, 1981 in Boston, Massachusetts. His mother is Dominican and his father is Puerto Rican. At the age of 10, his family relocated to Barrio Obrero, Puerto Rico. His stage name was given to him by a street wonder. Coming from a low income household, he illegally worked in a supermarket as a minor to help support his family. Around that time, young Nicky Jam started rapping and developed a love for reggaeton music. His talent eventually caught the ear of a music executive who in turn signed him.

As a young teen, Nicky Jam released his first album titled “Distinto A Los Demas.” Despite not performing successful, it did garner the attention of music producers such as Dj Playero, Dj Joe, and Dj Chiklin. As his reputation grew, Nicky Jam’s talent did not go unnoticed. He successfully connected with Daddy Yankee and the two formed a duo called Los Cangris. From the Early 90s to the turn of the century, the two produced a number of successful hits. Hit singles included the likes of “Sabanas Blancas,” “Guayando,” “Sentirte,” and others. Due to personal problems, the two stopped working together and parted ways in 2004. They would eventually settle their differences and link up back in 2012 on the track “El Party Me Llama.”

Away from group projects, Nicky Jam was very active as a solo artist. In 2001, he released solo album “Haciendo Escante. It quickly established him as a rising star. However, in 2004, “Vida Escante” elevated his career to new heights. The album proved commercially successful exposing him to a wider range of mainstream listeners. He followed up with “The Black Carpet” in 2007. Like its predecessor, it too was very successful. The album featured one of his biggest hit “Gas Pela” featuring RKM. Throughout the process, he collaborated with artist like Ken-Y, Big Boy, Lito & Polaco, Hector & Tito, and others.

In 2010, Nicky Jam moved to Medellin, Colombia to rejuvenate his career. Greeted by a warm embrace, his career once again took off. In the coming years, he released a number of hit singles. Such singles included the likes of “Tu Primera Vez,” “Curiosidad,” and “Voy a Beber.” In 2015, Nicky Jam was awarded a Latin Grammy Award for Best Urban Performance. That year, he alongside Enrique Iglesias dropped the single “El Perdon.” It became one of his most successful tracks to date. Capturing the #1 spot on the Latin charts for several weeks, the song rewarded him with various accolades. In 2017, Nicky Jam released another album “Fenix” under Sony Music. The project featured a number of notable singles. In recent work, Nicky Jam partnered with J Balvin on single “X.” In less than 3 weeks, the video has established over 300 million views on YouTube.

Nicky Jam’s height is 5ft 9in. He has an estimated net worth of $5 Million USD. He is married to Angelica Cruz. Jam admitted that he met his wife online. Throughout his career, he worked with a host of record labels including Sony Music, Pina Records, Picoll Records, Machete Music, and others. He is a small time actor and currently has a Bio-Series called “Nicky Jam: El Ganador.” He is very active on social media. His YouTube channel boasts over 12 million subscribers while his Instagram has another 22 million followers.

Nicky Jam Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Nicky Jam Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Nick Rivera Caminero
  • Birthday: March 17, 1981
  • How Old : Age: 37 years old
  • Place of Birth: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Pisces
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 9in (176 cm)
  • Occupation: Singer, Songwriter
  • Years Active: 1994-present
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $5 Million
  • Marriage(s): Angelica Cruz
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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