Ozuna may not be a household name yet, but he is certainly well on his way. The singer/songwriter has mesmerized people all over the world with his eclectic blend of Latina music. He has also dropped several hit singles, and won numerous awards, all in the course of a relatively short career. Ozuna also holds the record for the artist with the most one billion-views videos on YouTube, and was named on Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential individuals in the world in 2019. Would you like to know more about this global superstar? Then, you are in the right place.
Ozuna’s Background – Where Is From and How Old Is He
Juan Carlos Ozuna Rosado was born on the 13th of March 1992 in San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico. His nationality is Puerto Rican while his ethnicity is Latina. The singer has a Puerto Rican mother, Yomary Rosado, and a father who is from the Dominican Republic. Ozuna’s dad was murdered when he was just three and the young lad subsequently grew up with his paternal grandmother.
Ozuna spent his formative years in Puerto Rico and started composing music when he was just 12. He later moved to New York to pursue his music career but did not make much headway. The young man moved back to his homeland and dropped his first single, Imaginado, in 2012. He followed it up with other hot tracks, such as Si No Te Quiere and La Occasion, and his fame spread throughout Latin America.
Why Is He Famous?
Ozuna has since become an international superstar thanks to chart-topping tracks such as El Farsante, Escapate Conmigo, La Modelo, Taki Taki, China, Baila, Baila, Baila, Te Vesa, Tu Foto, and Se Prepare. He has also collaborated with big names, such as Cardi B, Selena Gomez, and Daddy Yankee, and has headlined several tours including Odisea Tour (2017), Odisea World Tour (2017), and Aura Tour (2018). What makes the Puerto Rican singer stand out is his catchy and sexy lyrics, his sweet and nimble voice, as well as the ease with which he switches between rap, trap, and R&B.
Ozuna has thus far received numerous accolades in the course of his career. They include best Latin artist at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards; top Latin artist and top Latin album at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards; album of the year, favourite urban artist, favourite urban album at the 2018 Latin America Music Awards; streaming song of the year, top Latin album of the year, top male artist of the year, Latin pop song of the year, tropical song of the year, Latin R&B album of the year at the 2019 Billboard Latin Music Awards; as well as top Latin song at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards. This magnificent exploits earned the Puerto Rican singer a place on Time Magazine list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2019.
How Tall Is Ozuna?
Ozuna boasts of a medium-sized frame. He is 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65 m tall and his weight is given as 60 kg or 132.5 lbs. His hair colour is black while his eye colour is brown. The Puerto Rican singer may not be tall in terms of physical attributes but he is certainly a giant in terms of his achievements. Ozuna was honoured with four Guinness World Records titles in September 2019. They include most weeks spent by a male artists at No 1 on Billboard top Latin albums chart (46 non-consecutive weeks); most wins by a single artiste in a single year at the Billboard Latin Music Awards (11); most Billboard Latin Music Awards nominations for a single artiste in a single year (23); and the artiste with the most videos to reach one billion views on YouTube (7). The singer-cum-rapper dedicated his titles to God, as well as his fans who have supported him from day one.
Ozuna’s success has not come without some hiccups. The singer-cum-rapper has been involved in several controversies including a blackmail scandal. In 2017, a blackmailer, who had a video of a 16-year-old Ozuna performing a sex act, extorted $50,000 from the singer. The singer and his management later reported the whole matter to the FBI as well as Miami PD. The blackmailer turned out to be Kevin Fret, an openly gay trap artist from Puerto Rico. Ozuna later apologised to his family and fans for any embarrassment that his actions may have caused.