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Anuel AA Net Worth, Age, Biography, Wife, Children, Family & More

Anuel AA Net Worth, Age, Biography, Wife, Children, Family & More
Image: @anuel / Instagram

Emmanuel Gazmey Santiago, known by his stage name, Anuel AA, is a Puerto Rican rapper and singer. In 2018, he came into the limelight after he released his Spanish language music album, Real Hasta La Muerte; the album was a critical and commercial success.


Emmanuel Gazmey Santiago was born on November 26, 1992 (age 31 years; as of 2023) in Carolina, Puerto Rico. For his schooling, Anuel AA attended María Auxiliadora School, in Carolina. Meanwhile, there are not many details available about his formal education.

Exposed to the musical industry since childhood, his father worked in the studio with Salsa artists such as Hector Lavoe and Fania All-Stars. Meanwhile, growing up, Anuel idolised the American rapper, Tupac Shakur. Despite a troubled life in growing years, Anuel often participated in several events in his college.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 6″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown


Anuel AA follows Christianity.

Parents & Siblings

Anuel AA’s father, Josè Gazmey, was vice president of the Puerto Rican division of Sony Music Entertainment’s A&R department. Meanwhile, his mother, Nilda Santiago, is a homemaker. In addition, Anuel AA has two siblings, a brother named Frabìan Eli and a sister.

Wife & Children

Initially, he married Astrid Cuevas. However, owing to differences, the couple announced their separation. Meanwhile, the former couple has a son, Pablo Anuel. Later on, he started dating a Colombian model, Melissa Vallecilla and had a daughter with her, Gianella. He also has a daughter with his ex-spouse, Yailin La Màs Viral, named Cattleya.

In August 2018, Anuel met a Colombian singer, Karol G, and started dating the same year. Nevertheless, in 2021, the couple ended their relationship after two years of dating.

A year later, he confirmed his relationship with the rapper Yailin La Màs Viral and in June 2022, the couple entered into a marriage. Nevertheless, the couple announced their separation in less than a year.

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Fascinated by music since childhood, Anuel began recording music at fourteen. When he turned eighteen, he started posting it online at age eighteen. Following his music went online, it gained millions of likes. Later, Anuel’s music came across the American rapper Rick Ross who signed him to the Latin division of Maybach Music Group.

In 2018, following his release from prison, he released his debut album, Real Hasta La Muerte. With several accolades, the album peaked at number 42 on Billboard 200 and topped the US Top Latin Charts. Subsequently, has lent his voice to many albums including Emmanuel (2020), Las Leyendas Nunca Mueren (2021), and LVM2 (2022).

Subsequently, he has also been part of many tours including Real Hasta La Muerte Tour (2018-19), Culpables Tour (with Karol G) (2019), Emmanuel Tour (2019-20), Las Leyendas Nunca Mueren Tour (2022-23), and Rompecorazones Tour (2023).

Car Collection

Besides his music career, Anuel often makes headlines for his love for cars. With an exceptional car collection, he has made his name among famous car enthusiasts. Meanwhile, his collection includes,

Cars of Anuel AAPrice (USD)
Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport$3 million
Lamborghini Aventador SVJ$500,000
Lamborghini Urus$245,000
Hummer H2$85,000
Rolls Royce Ghost$267,000
Rolls Royce Wraith$400,000
Polaris Slingshot$30,000

Anuel AA Net Worth

As of 2023, Anuel AA has an estimated net worth of $25 million. Meanwhile, several factors including music albums and tours contribute to the towering net worth of Anuel AA.

NameAnuel AA
Net Worth$25 Million
ProfessionPuerto Rican Rapper
Salary$2 Million +
Monthly Income$1,50,000 +
Last Updated2024

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Arrested for Illegal Possession of Firearms

In 2016, two years after Anuel stepped into the musical industry, a case was filed against Anuel for illegal possession of three firearms. After he was found guilty, he was arrested in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico and was sentenced to thirty months in prison.

Criticised for Diss Track, Intocable

In 2018, Anuel released a diss track, Intocable which was aimed at the famous rapper, Cosculluela. Nevertheless, soon after its release, it was heavily criticised owing to its derogatory remarks about HIV patients and homosexuality. While in the song, he was heard referring to model La Taina as a pig for her HIV-positive status. Nevertheless, owing to controversy, Anuel’s concert at Coliseo de Puerto Rico was cancelled. Subsequently, Anuel issued an apology for the same, “It is the worst mistake of my career. I do not need this and I apologise to all the people I offended. To homosexuals, to people with AIDS, to La Taína [the model] and to those who lost everything after Hurricane Maria … My fans deserve me to be a better person, and I apologise to everyone in Puerto Rico.

Anuel AA Net Worth, Age, Biography, Wife, Children, Family & More
Image: @anuel / Instagram

Awards, Honours, Achievements

  • In 2019, he won Artist of the Year, Favourite Male Artist, Favorite Urban Artist, Album of the Year, and Favourite Urban Album at the Latin American Music Awards, respectively.
  • In the same year, he won the New Artist of the Year Award at the Billboard Latin Music Awards.
  • The same year, he won several awards and nominations for his contribution at Premios Juventud, Premio Lo Nuestro, and MTV Videos Music Awards,
  • In 2021, he won the Remix of the Year award for La Jeepeta at Premio Lo Nuestro.


  • Although his real name is Emmanuel Gazmey Santiago, he took the stage name “Anuel AA.” Meanwhile, it was a combination of his middle name and his father’s name Nuel.
  • He has collaborated with several artists including Bad Bunny, J Balvin, and Nicky Jam.
  • Anuel AA often treats his social media followers with posts related to his lifestyle. Meanwhile, he has followers in millions.
  • Apart from being a highly talented musician, this individual is also known for his philanthropic work and has been actively involved in supporting several charitable causes. His dedication to social causes is highly commendable, and he is a well-known advocate for mental health awareness. 
  • Through his music and social media presence, he has been a strong voice in promoting the importance of mental well-being and encouraging his fans to speak up about their struggles and seek help when needed. His efforts have helped raise awareness about mental health issues and have inspired many to take action towards improving their mental health.

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