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There is no secret to success, it is the result of hard work, preparation, and consistency, this line has been very well proved by Nicky Jam who is a highly acclaimed American urban music singer and songwriter. Moreover, he is widely known for hits such as “X”, “Travesuras”, “Te Busco”, “En la Cama”, “Hasta el Amanecer”, and “El Amante”.
Besides this, Jam also captured huge popularity in March 2020 when he was honored with the annual Career Achievement Award at the Premios Tu Música Urbano 2020 hosted by Telemundo.
This handsome hunk also rose to huge fame by winning 110 nominations and 37 awards including Billboard Music Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, Latin American Music Awards, Latin Grammy Awards, and many more.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 17 March 1981, this handsome singer has turned 42 years old. He seems enough tall with his height which is 180 centimeters and he is 5’11” in feet & inches. He maintains himself very fit and healthy with a weight of 75 kilograms and 165 lbs in pounds.
Moreover, he is very conscious about his physique and follows a regular and healthy diet in order to keep himself fit as a fiddle with body measurements of 44 inches chest, 32 inches waist, and 38 inches hips approximately. His biceps size is 15 inches while his shoe size is 10 (UK).
Nicky earns a very decent amount of net worth and fame through his profession in the field of the music industry. Having started his career at a very young age, he has managed to establish himself as one of the eminent singers in the music industry.
According to the sources, Jam’s estimated net worth is $8 million approximately. He lives a very lavish and luxurious lifestyle through his earnings.
Education / Family
Born and grew up in Baston, Massachusetts, the United States, Nicky belongs to the White ethnicity. He is the loving and talented son of Jose Rivero (Father) and Ysabel Caminero Madera (Mother). His father, Jose Rivero was Puerto Rican while his mother, Ysabel Caminero Madera was Dominican.
Moreover, he grew up with his sister named Stephanie Rivera Caminero. Besides this, Nicky started working illegally in the grocery store for the support of his family. However, he never disclosed any information about his educational background.
|Birth Place||Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States of America|
|Date of birth||17 March 1981|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’11”
In centimeters: 180 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 75 kg
In pounds: 165 lbs
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|Home town||Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States|
|Fathers name||Jose Rivero
|Mothers name||Ysabel Caminero Madera
|Sisters||Stephanie Rivera Caminero|
Career / Fashion and Style
Moving towards his career, Nicky took the first step towards his career at the young age of fourteen by recording his first album titled ‘Distinto A Los Demás’. Although the album was not a hit, it helped Jam to gain recognition in the field of music. Later, in the year 1990, Jam met the Reggaetonero Daddy Yankee, with whom he felt much admiration and respect.
In fact, Yankee also offered Nicky to work with him as a hype man in a concert which he would perform in the Dominican Republic. After the concert and thanks to the excellent performance, Nicky Jam and Daddy Yankee formed a group named ‘Los Cangris’.
The duo then released several successful singles such as “En la cama”, ‘Guayando’, ‘Sentirte’ and many others. Furthermore, he also got huge popularity by releasing many successful singles, such as ‘Tu Primera Vez’, ‘Haciendo Escante’, ‘Salón de La Fama’ and ‘Vida Escante’.
Later, Yankee found that Nicky used alcohol and drugs and even tried to help him to get rid of this problem, but after not getting positive results and receiving a tuneful song by Nicky Jam, they separated in the year 2004.
Other than this, in December 2007, Jam returned to music with the release of his album “The Black Carpet” with which he reached position 24 of the Top Latin Albums of the United States. In fact, after facing a struggling time in music, he persisted and decided to start his career again and also traveled in 2007 to Medellín, Colombia, where he performed at several concerts. Moreover, between 2007 and 2010, he appeared in other Colombian cities where he was very well received, motivating him to continue on the path to success.
Further, this new mentality of Nicky influenced him to leave the past problems with Daddy Yankee with whom he recorded the song “The party calls me” in the year 2012. In the following year, the singer released his single “Voy a Beber” with which he achieved great popularity in Latin America and was placed in the top positions of several Billboard music charts.
Thereafter, Jam released the song “Travesuras” with which he reached the number four position on the Hot Latin Songs list of Billboard. Apart from that, he signed a contract with Sony Music Latin and with SESAC Latina in the year 2015 and launched the song “El Perdón” which also included a remix in collaboration with Enrique Iglesias.
This superhit song became so popular worldwide that it reached the first position in several singles lists of France, Spain, Holland, Portugal, and Switzerland. It reached the 65th position of the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States and the 82nd of the Canadian Hot 100.
In addition to this, he previewed the release of his documentary, Behind Nicky Jam’s Intimo in the year 2019 which was produced through Apple Music. After that, on November 1st, 2019, he released the album Íntimo. Besides this, Nicky has also worked in movies. He made his appearance as Lazarus in the film ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’.
Later, he was featured in the biographical television series ‘El Ganador’ as well. Additionally, Jam played villain Zway-Lo in the film Bad Boys for Life, released on January 17th, 2020. Later, Nicky got appeared on Bad Bunny’s surprise album Las que no iban a salir, released in May 2020.
Recently, he announced in August 2021 that his first official post-pandemic tour will kick off in early 2022. This ‘Infinity’ Tour will visit major cities across Canada and the US, starting Feb. 3, 2022, at Boston’s Agganis Arena.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
As of his relationship status, Nicky was a married man who tied the sacred knot of marriage with Angelica Cruz in February 2017 in Medellin, Colombia. Moreover, the couple was dating each other for about 2 years and finally became life partners. However, their relation couldn’t last long and came to an end in August 2018.
Thereafter, he got engaged to model Cydney Moreau on Valentine’s Day 2020. The duo first met on the set of his music video for “Atrévete”, an encounter which the singer described as “love at first sight”. Besides this, Nicky confirmed that he and Moreau are no longer together after posting a photo alone on Valentine’s Day 2021.
Other than this, he has also dated Livia Rici, Nati Torres, and Paulina Cruz. In fact, Jam also has four children from his past relationships, 3 daughters named Alyssa Rivera, Luciana Rivera, Yarimar Rivera, and 1 son named Joe Martin Rivera.
|Wife||Angelica Cruz (2017-2018)
|Children||Daughters: Alyssa Rivera, Luciana Rivera, Yarimar Rivera
Son: Joe Martin Rivera
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Some Interesting Facts About Nicky Jam
- He is considered “one of the architects of the Latino urban music movement”.
- In the year 2015, Nicky won the Grammy Award in the category of Best Urban Performance, for his song “El Perdón”.
- His Zodiac sign is Pisces.
- When he was ten years old, his family moved to the Río Hondo suburb of San Juan, Puerto Rico in order to reconnect with the family’s Puerto Rican roots.
- Jam purchased a house in the Palm Island area of Miami Beach for US$3.4 million in August 2018.
- He is also very popular on Instagram has more than 41.5 million followers.
- Nicky became a fan of the Mexican rock band Maná in 1992 during the beginning stage of his career and describes the members of the group as his “idols”.
- He has done endorsement work for brands like Xfinity. In the year 2018, he became the brand ambassador for Hublot Watches.
- During the closing ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia, Jam performed the official song ‘Live It Up‘ alongside Kosovar singer Era Istrefi and American actor and rapper Will Smith.
- He starred in Nicky Jam: El Ganador, a biographical television series on his life that was produced by Netflix in the year 2018.