- Name: Pitbull
- Age: 37 years old
- Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
- Occupation: Rapper
- Net Worth: US $65 Million
- Status: Alive
Pitbull (Mr. Worldwide) is an American rapper, singer/songwriter, record producer and businessman. He’s released 10 studio albums including M.I.A.M.I. (2004), Planet Pit (2011) and Global Warming (2012). His standout singles include “I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)”, “Give Me Everything” and “Timber”. Pitbull was born Armando Christian Perez on January 15, 1981 in Miami, Florida. His parents Alysha Acosta and Armando Perez separated when he was child. He attended South Miami Senior High School followed by Miami Coral Park High School.
Growing up, Pitbull read and memorized the works of Cuban poet Jose Marti. He also cites Poison Clan, Celia Cruz and Luther Campbell as early influences. In 2001, he appeared on Luther Campbell’s single “Lollipop”. The following year he was featured on the track “Pitbulls Cuban Rideout” from Lil Jon‘s Kings of Crunk (2002). Pitbull’s 2003 track “Oye” was featured on the 2 Fast 2 Furious soundtrack. His debut studio album, M.I.A.M.I., followed in August 2004. It was released on the label TVT Records. The album featured production by Lil Jon, The Diaz Brothers, Bigg D and others. It produced 5 singles include “Culo”, “That’s Nasty” and “Back Up”. Pitbull dropped his first compilation album, Money Is Still a Major Issue, in November 2015. It featured guest artists like Daddy Yankee, Elephant Man and Ivy Queen. His follow up projects were El Mariel (2006), The Boatlift (2007) and Rebelution (2009). The latter spawned the hit single “I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)” which peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. His 5th album, Armando (2010), was recorded entirely in Spanish.
Pitbull’s bestselling album, Planet Pit, arrived in June 2011. It sold 55,000 copies during the first week. The album peaked at #7 on the Billboard 200 and #2 on the Top Rap Albums chart. It produced the singles “Hey Baby (Drop It to the Floor)” featuring T-Pain, “Rain Over Me” with Marc Anthony, and “Give Me Everything” featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer. Pitbull’s other albums include Global Warming (2012), Globalization (2014), Dale (2015) and Climate Change (2017). His EP, Meltdown (2013), was spearheaded by the single “Timber” featuring Kesha. Pitbull won a Latin Grammy Award (2013) for best urban performance, and a Grammy Award (2016) for best Latin rock, urban or alternative album. His accolades include multiple Billboard Music Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, and Latin Music Italian Awards. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2016.
In addition to music, Pitbull is an actor and businessman. His acting credits include Blood Money (2013) and the documentary La Gasolina: Reggaeton Explosion (2012). He voiced the character “Bufo” for the animated film Epic (2013). Pitbull appeared in a 2015 episode of the Fox drama series ‘Empire’. He co-wrote and served as an executive producer for the TV program La Esquina (2007-08). He was a featured guest on the shows Shark Tank (2012) and Dancing with the Stars (2012). Pitbull’s business ventures include a fragrance line, and a development pact with Endemol North America. He owns stake in Voli Vodka and Miami Subs Pizza and Grill. He’s also worked with brands like Kodak, Dr Pepper and Budweiser.PERSONAL
Pitbull’s height is 5ft 7in and he’s of Cuban descent. He’s fluent in both English and Spanish. His personal net worth is around $65 million. He helped build the Sports Leadership and Management Academy (SLAM) in Little Havana, Miami. Pitbull has two children, Destiny and Bryce Perez. He has been linked to Barbara Alba and Olga Loera.
Pitbull Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Armando Christian Perez
- Birthday: January 15, 1981
- How Old : Age: 37 years old
- Place of Birth: Miami, Florida, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 7in (171 cm)
- Occupation: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Music Producer
- Years Active: 2001-present
- Net Worth & Salary: US $65 Million
- Death-O-Meter: Alive