Rauw is the professional name of Raul Alejandro Ocasio Ruiz. He is a popular Puerto Rican rapper and also a singer. The artist is considered a part of the ‘new generation’ of Puerto Rican musicians (urban). He has been given the title of ‘King of modern Reggaeton’ by people.
He started with SoundCloud uploads, however, the real fame and exposure to the public came after he took part in a musical project. The project was called ‘Los Proximos’ and was being produced by the label ‘Sony Latin Music’. Sony Latin Music label chose various artists or young talents to be a part of the project. Through this project, Rauw got noticed by several other big and notable artists. Seeing Rauw’s talent other big artists approached him and he got the opportunity to collab with other artists such as Ozuna. Kevin Roldan etc. Rauw’s first single which was released at the end of 2017 titled ‘Toda’ reached no.29 on the ‘Billboard Hot Latin songs chart the next year. The remix of the song was even more successful with the music video that got 1 billion views in 2 years on YouTube.
In 2021, Rauw got nominated in 4 categories in the Latin Grammy awards. He won in the ‘Best Urban Fusion/performance’ category for his song ‘Tattoo’ remix. And later that year, his first debut album ‘Afrodisíaco’ got nominated in the 64th Annual Grammy Awards for Best Música Urbana Album category. Unfortunately, Rauw did not win this one. Apart from the Grammy Rauw has several awards under his belt including ‘MTV awards’ and ‘People’s choice awards’ etc. We hope to see more of the artist and his songs. The fans are waiting for his new album.
Rauw Alejandro Net Worth
Rauw’s salary is estimated to be about 2 million dollars per annum and his net worth as of 2022 is estimated to be 15 million dollars. They are primarily from his music videos.
Read on if you are interested in the singer’s life.
Rauw Alejandro Early Life
Rauw Alejandro was born on the 10th of January, 1993. This makes him 29 years old at the moment. He Puerto Rican and was born in San Juan in Puerto Rico. His musical interest and influence come from his parents. Rauw’s father,(Raul Ocasio) is a guitarist while his mother (Maria Nelly Ruiz)is a backing vocalist. They introduced Rauw to artists such as Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, etc.
While growing he lived with his father mostly in Miami and New York. Besides singing, Rauw also is a great dancer, he used to take part in talent shows while he was a child at school, where he danced. Also starting when he was 6 years old and extending to some of his time at college (University of Puerto Rico), he played soccer. He had to quit Soccer at 20 when suffered an injury. This injury and quitting of football led him into depression as he thought it was his career. To get out of the depression, he finally decided to change his career, and there on he pursued music as his new career. He was introduced to R&B and dancehall genres while growing up in Miami and New York City.
Rauw Alejandro Personal Life
There is not any information regarding his love life previous to his current relationship with Rosalía, but it has been reported by some sites that he may have had one previous relationship and that Rosalía is not the first one in his life. Keeping that aside, Rauw and Rosalía announced their relationship to the public in 2021, 1 month before the announcement, there were already rumors making the rounds about their relationship. They made their debut as a couple on the red carpet. In his interview for ‘Rolling Stone En Español ‘, he shared how happy and lucky he feels having his girlfriend.
He even said that the thing that attracted him to Rosalía was that she was perfect and beautiful and not only that he said he was a proud man due to her. According to Rauw, Rosalía is an amazing and hard-working woman, who deserves everything she earned. The couple has shared their flirty pictures from their vacation on the internet. This has made people and fans all warm inside.