|Pitbull Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7.5 in|
|Date of Birth||January 15, 1981|
Pitbull is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, brand ambassador, businessman, and philanthropist who has released albums and tracks such as M.I.A.M.I., Pitbull Starring in Rebelution, The Boatlift, Global Warming, Armando, Globalization, Climate Change, Planet Pit, I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho), Shut It Down (featuring Akon), Give Me Everything (featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack, and Nayer), Hey Baby (Drop It to the Floor) (featuring T-Pain), International Love (featuring Chris Brown), We Are One (Ole Ola) (featuring Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte), Timber (featuring Kesha), Hey Ma (with J Balvin featuring Camila Cabello), Dame Tu Cosita (with El Chombo and Karol G featuring Cutty Ranks), and No Lo Trates (with Natti Natasha and Daddy Yankee).
Armando Christian Pérez
Pitbull, Chris (his mother used to call him by this name)
Miami, Florida, United States
Miami, Florida, United States
Pitbull attended South Miami Senior High School and graduated from Miami Coral Park High School. After that, when he was 16, he was kicked out of his house as his mother found him selling drugs. So, homeless Pitbull focused on his singing career.
Singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer
- Father – José Antonio Armando Pérez Estades
- Mother – Alysha Ángela Acosta
- Others – José Antonio Cecilio Pérez Cruz (Paternal Grandfather), Teresa María Candelaria Estades Torres (Paternal Grandmother), Juan Antonio Reyes Acosta (Maternal Grandfather), Ana Alicia Dennis Figueredo (Maternal Grandmother)
He has been managed by Robert Fernandez, CEO of Famous Artist Music & Management.
Pitbull has also been signed to Island Management Company, Music Artist Management Company, Miami, Florida, United States.
Hip hop, Pop, House, Reggaeton
RCA Records, Polo Grounds, Mr. 305 Inc., Sony Latino, Radical by The Orchard, Poe Boy, Bad Boy Latino, Ultra, J Records, TVT Records, Luke Records
5 ft 7.5 in or 171.5 cm
78 kg or 172 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Pitbull has dated –
- Olga Loera (2012) – He hooked up with glamor model Olga Loera in May 2012.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Cuban descent.
- Shaved head
- Catchphrase “¡Dale!”
- He often uses the code 305, which is the area code of his hometown of Miami.
- He participated in the “So Kodak” campaign in 2010.
- He has served as the spokesperson for Voli Vodka, Budweiser’s Bud Light line of beer.
- Pitbull advertised for Walmart in 2012.
He does not believe in any religion, but he does believe in God. He probably grew up in a Catholic background with Cuban parents.
Best Known For
Pitbull was busy in 2012 in his concert tour Planet Pit World Tour.
On August 3, 2004, Pitbull released his debut studio album M.I.A.M.I. (an abbreviation of Money Is a Major Issue) via TVT. The album contains 16 songs with length, more than an hour long. The album peaked at number 14 on the US Billboard 200 chart. It was able to sell 644,000 album copies just in the U.S.
In 2012, he appeared as himself in the 2012 documentary film La Gasolina: Reggaeton Explosion.
First TV Show
In 2007, he appeared in an episode of the American hidden camera-practical joke reality television series Punk’d.
Pitbull Favorite Things
- Food – Pitbull reveals his favorite food, which is actually a Cuban dish.
Source – A Video
- On December 21, 2007, Pitbull was arrested for “drink and drive”. He gave $1000 for bail and was later freed of the charge.
- Pitbull has also given his voice to the 2006 18+ video game Scarface: The World Is Yours.
- In November 2013, Pitbull started a fragrance with Jacavi Worldwide and Parlux Ltd.
- He holds an equity stake in Miami Subs Pizza and Grill.
- Rapper Pitbull is fluent in both Spanish and English.
- His parents separated when he was young. So, Pitbull was raised mainly by his mother.
- After he turned 16, his mother kicked him out of the house because Pitbull started selling drugs.
- In June 2014, he performed at the opening ceremony of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
- In November 2014, he released his 8th studio album titled Globalization.
- In July 2015, Pitbull released his 9th studio album, Dale. For this album, he was honored with the Grammy Award in the category of “Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album”.
- In July 2016, Pitbull received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
- He released a new album titled Climate Change in March 2017.
- In April 2019, Pitbull teamed up with Indian singer-songwriter Guru Randhawa for a new song titled Slowly Slowly. The music video of the track gained 38 million views on YouTube within 24 hours and became one of the world’s all-time most-viewed music videos in 24 hours.
- His 11th studio album titled Libertad 548 was released in September 2019.
- In 2020, Pitbull invested in a fitness equipment startup, CLMBR just like many other celebrities including Jay-Z and Novak Djokovic.
- He performed for a crowd of first responders in Times Square during the COVID-19 pandemic for the famous New Years’ Eve celebration on December 31, 2020.
- In January 2021, he announced his partnership with the NASCAR racing team, Team Trackhouse, and owner Justin Marks.
- Visit his official website @ pitbullmusic.com.