2019 was simply Ozuna’s year. The Puerto Rican crooner garnered four Guinness world records including most weeks spent atop the Billboard Latin albums chart as well as the artiste with the most videos to reach one billion views on YouTube. The singer also made it to Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world, joining the likes of Michelle Obama, Dwayne Johnson, and Taylor Swift. Through his musical prowess, Ozuna has made fortune in his career and his net worth currently runs in millions of dollars.
Born as Juan Carlos Ozuna Rosado in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the singer first came into this world on the 13th day of March 1993. His mother, Yomary Rosado Marrero, is Puerto Rican while his father was from the Dominican Republic. Sadly, Ozuna lost his dad when he was just a child and as a result, he grew up with his paternal grandparents. Having spent his formative years in Puerto Rico, the young Ozuna dabbled into music at the age of 12.
While pursuing his passion and also looking for better opportunities, the singer decided to move to the United States of America in 2010. There, he spent three years in New York City before returning to Puerto Rico in 2013. He continued working on his music and started posting his songs online. These tracks became modest hits and Ozuna was soon tapped to feature on the songs of several popular artists. Today, he has become one of the sought after Puerto Rican music stars and has made huge wealth for himself. So, what has Ozuna got to show for all his exploits, what is his net worth and how did he make his fortune?
Ozuna’s Net Worth
Ozuna has a net worth running into millions of dollars. While some sources say he is worth as much as $15 million, others estimate Ozuna’s net worth at $3 million. A significant portion of this sum stems from his flourishing music career. The Puerto Rican singer became an international star after featuring reggaeton master, Daddy Yankee, on the 2016 remix of his song, No Quiere Enamorarse.
Here Is How He Made His Money
Since that breakthrough, Ozuna has not relented but has dropped several successful albums including Odisea and Aura. Odisea was released in August 2017 and featured the likes of J Balvin, De La Ghetto, Nicky Jam, and Anuel AA. It also contained several hit songs including Tu Foto, Bebe, El Farsante, Se Preparo, and Siguelo Bailando. Odisea topped the Billboard top Latin albums charts and reached number 22 on the US Billboard 200 music chart. The album also sold millions of copies and has been certified 11x platinum.
Ozuna followed up the success of Odisea with his sophomore album, Aura. The album was released in August 2018 and featured collaborations with J Balvin, Romeo Santos, Akon, and Cardi B. It spurned several hit tracks such as La Modelo, Unica, Me Dijeron, Comentale and received a four-star rating from Rolling Stone. Commercially, Aura topped the Billboard Latin albums chart and reached number 7 on the US Billboard 200 chart. It has also got a diamond certification, meaning that it sold millions of copies as well. The proceeds of these sales have furthered increased Ozuna’s net worth.
Concerts and Tours
Asides from recording music, Ozuna has also made money from several lucrative tours. One of them is the 2018 Aura tour which took him to 29 American cities. Some of these cities include Miami, Orlando, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Boston, Nashville, San Antonio, Las Vegas, and San Jose. The crooner also embarked on an Odisea worldwide tour in 2017. The tour saw him play an astonishing 100 dates across several countries including the United States, Chile, Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, Costa Rica, Peru, and Panama. There is no doubt that the takings from concert tickets, as well as merchandise sales, has further grown the Ozuna’s net worth.
Odisea Children Charity
Ozuna fervently believes in using the blessings that God has bestowed on him to help others. Hence, he founded a charity known as the Odisea Children Charity. The non-profit organization distributes hot meals and gifts to less privileged children. They also provide clothing and shoes to other needy members of society. Asides his work with the Odisea Children Charity, Ozuna relies on his personal network of friends, as well as social media, to help people that are in dire straits. The singer also assisted several persons after Hurricane Maria devastated parts of Puerto Rico in 2018. Ozuna has revealed that his passion for charity stems from the lifelong lessons that his grandmother instilled in him.
A Recap of Why Ozuna Is Famous
Ozuna’s made his professional debut as a singer in 2012, with the stage name ‘J Oz’. He was twenty years old when he released the song titled Imaginado with the Puerto Rican two-man group – Musicologo and Menes. His efforts in the song got him signed with Golden Family record label in 2014. Shortly after, he set up his Youtube channel where he gradually started uploading his songs.
After he dropped his collaborative song with D Ozi, Si No Te Quire, his account started gaining traction and the song became a hit across the Latin American countries. With time, the young musician gave superlative performances in shows in different countries in Southern and Latin America. This move brought him much-needed international attention and fame.
As 2016 began, Ozuna became more famous as he appeared with other known acts like DJ Luian, Arcangel, De La Ghetto, Anuel AA, Mambo Kingz and others in the song, La Ocasión which became a success, finding its place on the 22nd spot of the Hot Latin Songs chart.
By end of 2016, his hard work paid off when some of his new singles, remixes were well received enjoying considerable successes. Songs like No Quiere Enamorarse, Dile Que Tu Me Quieres, Si Tu Marido No Te, and En La Intimad made it into the Billboard Latin charts. Dile Que Tu Me Quieres entered the 13th position of Billboard Latin Music Chart while Si Tu Marido No Te Quiere and En La Intimidad slipped into the top 30 of the Billboard Latin music chart.
The father of two began to enjoy more international success in 2017 when his first solo studio album Odisea was released. Many of his newly released singles in 2017 became massive hits racking up millions of views on the video-sharing website, YouTube.
Top on the list is Te Vas, which had more than 710 million views on YouTube. His hit song, Tu Foto had over 780 million views and was also spotted on the 10th place on the Billboard Latin Music chart. Ozuna’s song, Se Preparó, which dropped in August 2017 amassed over 1.1 billion views. The Odisea album had a 30 week run in the number 1 spot of the Billboard Latin Top album charts breaking Luis Miguel’s record of 29 weeks.
Indeed, Ozuna is famous for his albums Odisea and Aura (2018), both of which were certified platinum by RIAA. Many are eager to see the fluidity with which he would deliver his third studio album Nibiru in 2019.
With these enviable achievements that Juan Carlos Ozuna Rosado has garnered many established Reggaeton musicians agree that the talented Ozuna is one of the best new-generation reggae stars the genre has produced.
The evidential success of the music star in the competitive industry paved way for the crooner of Dile Que Tu Me Quieres to collaborate with other top industry stars like Cardi B, Selena Gomez, DJ Snake in 2018.
His stylish music and vibrant lyrics have earned Ozuna the title of New King of Reggaeton. His talent has been reflected in over 52 singles and three studio albums, and there is absolutely more to come from the new king.
How Long Has He Been Popular?
Ozuna has been famous since 2016, after the success of La Ocasión. His popularity grew like wildfire across the internet and his songs trended, racking up more views by the day on his YouTube account.
Ten of his songs released between 2016 and 2018 have gotten more than 200 million views on the video app while more than 26 million fans have subscribed to his channel. His content has also been viewed over 12 billion times. With his outstanding level of success, it is easy to see why Ozuna is famous. It’s no he has won multiple Billboard Latin Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Latin American music awards, and several other notable awards.