Juan Luis Guerra Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family.
Juan Luis Guerra Seijas is a songwriter, producer, composer, and vocalist from the Dominican Republic. Guerra has sold over 30 million albums worldwide and has won numerous prizes, including two Grammy Awards, 18 Latin Grammy Awards, and two Billboard Music Awards.
He is also a well-known Latin artist on a global scale. Guerra’s unique Afro-Latin and meringue flair has made him a huge hit all across Latin America.
Juan Luis Guerra’s Childhood and Education
Juan Luis Guerra was born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, on June 7, 1957, to Gilberto Guerra and Olga Seijas. He is of Dominican descent and of Caucasian race.
Diego Esteban Guerra Seijas and Jose Gilberto Guerra Seijas are his two brothers.
Juan Guerra studied literature and philosophy at the Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo. Later, he attended the EL Conservatorio Nacional de Musica de Santo Domingo, where he studied music theory and guitar. Guerra attended Berklee College of Music in Boston after graduating from Conservatorio and received a diploma in jazz composition in 1982.
Guerra’s debut album, “Soplando,” was published with local musicians upon his return to the Dominican Republic. Later, they were dubbed Juan Luis Guerra y 400. The number relates to the normal tuning of A440, and the band’s name is Cuatro Cuarenta in Spanish.
Juan Luis Guerra’s Professional Life
Juan Luis Guerra was signed to Karen Records in 1984 after performing in front of Dominican entrepreneur Bienvenido Rodriguez.
440 released the album Bachata Rosa in 1990, which was a tremendous hit and earned Guerra his first Grammy prize. With over five million copies sold, the CD enabled Juan Guerra to continue their tour throughout Latin America, the United States, and Europe.
Juan Luis Guerra’s CD Areito, released in 1992, sparked controversy. “El Costo de la Vida,” a smash single from the album, also included (The Cost of Living). The album’s video sends a clear anti-capitalist message.
He released another album, Fogarate, in 1994. The album focuses on Dominican music from the countryside and lesser-known genres, such as Perico Ripiao.
Juan Luis Guerra’s Ni es lo Mismo ne es Igual won three Latin Grammy Awards in 1998 for Best Engineered Album, Best Merengue Performance, and Best Tropical Song for his album Ni es lo Mismo ne es Igual.
Guerra’s new album, Para, released in 2004 after a six-year hiatus. The songs on the albums are mostly for Christian audiences, and they have won two Billboard Music Awards in the categories of Gospel-Pop and Tropical-Merengue.
Guerra was also awarded by the Music Academy of Spain with the Latino Special Award for his contributions to Spanish and Caribbean music. Juan Guerra made records for the highest-grossing music tour when he opened for The Rolling Stones’ A Bigger Bang Tour in Puerto Rico in 2006.
Guerra received an honorary lifetime achievement award at the Premio Lo Nuestro awards the following year. He published his CD “La Leave De Mo Corazon” the same year. Six Premios Casandra awards, five Latin Grammy awards, four Billboard awards, one Grammy Award, and two lo Nuestro awards were among the many honors bestowed upon him by the album.
Juan Luis Guerra’s net worth
Juan Luis Guerra makes a nice living as a performer, producer, composer, and songwriter, among other things. Guerra’s overall net worth estimated to be $45 million as of 2018. Guerra has received numerous honors and nominations, including more than 15 Grammy nominations. After obtaining a Grammy award, a celebrity’s pay can climb by 100-300 percent.
Personal life of Juan Luis Guerra
Juan Luis Guerra is a husband and father. Guerra wed Nora Clementina Altagracia vega Rasuk in 1983. Paulina Guerra Vega and Jean Gabriel Guerra Vega are the couple’s two children. Guerra has also acted as a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador during an event called “Levantate y Actua contra la Pobreza y por los Objetivos de DEsarrollo del Milenio,” held in Bavaro, Dominican Republic.
SImilarly. he planned a concert on April 18, 2010, to raise money for Haiti’s earthquake victims. Guerra opened a children’s hospital in Haiti following the event’s success.
|Date of Birth:||1957, June-7|
|Age:||64 years old|
|Birth Nation:||Dominican Republic|