Pitbull

Pitbull

Biography

Pitbull (born Armando Christian Pérez; January 15th, 1981) Pitbull is an American rapper. Pitbull: Net worth Pitbull's net worth is $50 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth (2014).

Childhood: Pitbull was in Miami, Florida. His parents separated when he was still a child and he was brought up by his mother before living with a foster family in Roswell. At the age of 3, Pitbull could recite works of Cuban poet José Martí. His mother kicked him out at 16 after she discovered he was drug dealing. He attended South Miami Senior High School and later Miami Coral Park High School. After deciding to become a rapper, he chose the name 'Pitbull' because pitbulls 'bite to lock' and the fact that they are outlawed in Dade County.'

Musical Career: Pitbull was initially signed to Luke Records in 2001 before being taken on by independent label Famous Artist Music & Management who moulded Pitbull's sound to be more radio friendly. He was then introduced to Lil Jon resulting in Pitbull getting his own song, 'Pitbull's Cuban Ride Out' on Jon's album 'Kings Of Crunk', which helped Pitbull's career. Pitbull released his debut album, 'M.I.A.M.I.' in 2004. The title is an abbreviation for 'Money Is A Major Issue'. The album peaked at number fourteen in the US Billboard 200 albums charts.

Lil Jon featured on five of the album's tracks. Pitbull's second album 'El Mariel' came out in 2006. It debuted and peaked at number 17 on the Billboard 200, selling 48,000 copies in its first week. The album received mixed reviews. Pitbull's third album 'The Boatlift' in 2007. This album didn't do quite as well as his previous albums, debuting at number fifty selling 32,084 copies in its first two weeks.

Pitbull released his fourth album 'Rebelution' in 2009. This album was his most successful at the time, debuting at number eight in the Billboard 200 and selling 410,000 copies in its first week. The album's guests included Akon, B.oB, Ke$ha, Avery Storm, Nayer and Lil Jon. In 2010, Pitbull released his first Spanish language album, 'Armando'. The album was not as successful as 'Rebelution', as it peaked at number 65 in the Billboard 200, however Pitbull was one of the most nominated acts at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. 'Planet Pit', Pitbull's sixth album was released in 2011, debuting at number seven in the Billboard 200, selling 55,000 copies in its first week, making it Pitbull's highest charting album in the United States to date.

The album received generally positive reviews. The album featured Enrique Iglesias, T-Pain, Ne-Yo, Sean Paul and Jamie Foxx. Pitbull released his seventh album, 'Global Warming' in 2012. The album debuted at number fourteen in the Billboard 200. The album was met with generally positive reviews and included guests Christina Aguilera, Usher, The Wanted and Enrique Iglesias. Pitbull has featured on many other artists' songs such as Enrique Iglesias' 'I Like It', Usher's 'DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love' and Jennifer Lopez's 'On The Floor'.

Personal Life: Pitbull was the featured speaker at the opening of the new charter middle and high school Sports Leadership and Management, as he helped build it on August 19, 2013.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

‘Empire’ Season 2: Pitbull All Set To Make Cameo & Mariah Carey To Guest Star


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Pitbull and Mariah Carey will guest star in the upcoming season of Empire. The news about Carey’s role was revealed earlier this week at the unveiling of Carey's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame by the show’s creator, Lee Daniels. The network behind the show, Fox, made the announcement about Pitbull on Thursday morning (6th August) at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Los Angeles.

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Univision Premios Juventud 2015 - Show

Wisin, Mohombi and Pitbull - Univision Premios Juventud 2015 at BankUnited Center - Show at BankUnited Center - Coral Gables, Florida, United States - Friday 17th July 2015

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Univision Premios Juventud 2015 - Backstage

Pitbull - Univision Premios Juventud 2015 at BankUnited Center - Backstage at BankUnited Center - Coral Gables, Florida, United States - Friday 17th July 2015

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Samantha Jade - Shake That ft. Pitbull


'The X Factor Australia' winner Samantha Jade is joined by rapper Pitbull on her first single of 2015, 'Shake That', which is due to appear on her upcoming second album 'Angel' set for release later this year.

Pitbull - Fun ft. Chris Brown [Audio]


Pitbull unleashes an audio for his single 'Fun' featuring Chris Brown as he launches the singles remix collection. The song is from his 2014 album 'Globalization', and he is set to release another album entitled 'Dale'.

Prince Royce - Back It Up ft. Jennifer Lopez & Pitbull


Jennifer Lopez looks sun-kissed sensational in the video for Prince Royce's newest track 'Back It Up', also featuring Pitbull. Royce is currently working on his new album, though details surrounding it are yet to be announced.

Pitbull - Fun


Pitbull has released the official audio track for his song, 'Fun', featuring Chris Brown. The song appears as the second track on Pitbull's eleven-track album, 'Globalization', released on 21st November 2014.

Ricky Martin - Mr. Put It Down Ft. Pitbull [Lyric]


Acclaimed Latin singer/songwriter Ricky Martin has teamed up with rapper Pitbull to create the single 'Mr. Put It Down', set for release on 24th May 2015, with the official lyric video having been released.

Pitbull - Rain Over Me [Live]


While live on the Honda Stage, Pitbull gave a live performance of his song, 'Rain Over Me'. The song features Marc Anthony and appears as the third track on his album 'Planet Pit', released on 17th June 2011.

Pitbull - Feel This Moment [Live]


Pitbull gave a live performance of his single 'Feel This Moment' while live on the Honda Stage. The single was released on 18th January 2013 and featured the vocal performance of Christina Aguilera, appearing on the 'Global Warming' album from 16th Novemeber 2012.

Pitbull - Timber [Live]


Pittbull performed a live version of his 7th October 2013 single 'Timber', which featured Kesha and topped the Billboard Hot 100, and stayed there for three weeks, and appeared on the 22nd November 2013 EP, 'Meltdown'.

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Pitbull - Time Of Our Lives


Ne-Yo and Pitbull worked together on 'Time of Our Lives', for which the music video has been released. The single was released on 17th November 2014, and is due to appear on his upcoming sixth studio album, 'Non-Fiction', to be released on 27th January 2015.

Pitbull - Celebrate (Live on the Honda Stage at the iHeartRadio Theater LA)


Pitbull performs his single 'Celebrate' live on the Honda Stage at the iHeartRadio Theater in Los Angeles. The song, from his 2014 'Globalization' album, featured on the animated spin-off comedy 'Penguins of Madagascar'.

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NFL football: Dallas Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles

Pitbull - Pitbull performs with Ne-Yo on Thanksgiving during half-time of an NFL football game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Philadelphia Eagles - Arlington, Texas, United States - Thursday 27th November 2014

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Ne-Yo - Don't Stop The Party/Fireball/Time Of Our Lives (2014 American Music Awards)


Pitbull is joined on stage by Ne-Yo for his medley performance of hits 'Don't Stop The Party' (from album 'Global Warming'), 'Fireball' and 'Time Of Our Lives' (from 'Globalization') live at 2014 American Music Awards.

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Pitbull

Date of birth

15th January, 1981

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Male

Height

1.7