Anuel AA

Anuel AA

Reggaeton Singer

Emmanuel Gazmey Santiago, known professionally as Anuel AA, is a Puerto Rican rapper and singer. His music often contains samples and interpolations of songs that were popular during his youth.

Full Name
Emmanuel Gazmey Santiago
Nov 26, 1992
6' 1"
Net Worth


Emmanuel Gazmey Santiago, known professionally as Anuel AA, is a Puerto Rican singer and songwriter born in Carolina, Puerto Rico on November 26, 1992. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius and his ethnicity is Latino. Anuel's mother was a teacher and his father was an attorney. He grew up listening to rap music, which he credits for influencing him musically.

Anuel started releasing mixtapes at the age of 16 with his friend DJ Luian under the name Emmanuell Aa. In 2012 he released his first solo mixtape titled Real G4 Life with over 1 million downloads within 24 hours. This project propelled him into fame throughout Latin America and eventually the United States. From there he released several albums including Real Hasta la Muerte in 2016 and Emmanuel in 2018, which had five singles that reached number one on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart. 

Anuel has collaborated with some of today’s most popular reggaeton artists such as J Balvin, Ozuna, Bad Bunny, Karol G, Daddy Yankee, Nicky Jam and more. He has also worked with some of the biggest names in hip hop like Drake and Travis Scott. Additionally he has received numerous awards including seven Latin Grammy nominations and four MTV Video Music Awards nominations for his hit single “China” featuring Karol G and J Balvin.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1992</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Anuel AA is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On November 26, 1992, Anuel AA (real name Emmanuel Gazmey Santiago) was born in Carolina, Puerto Rico.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Begins Music Career</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Begins his music career with the release of his first mixtape, "Real Hasta La Muerte".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Release First Single</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his first single "Sola" featuring Daddy Yankee and Farruko, which quickly becomes a hit.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2016</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Signs with Sony Music Latin</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Signs with Sony Music Latin and releases his debut studio album "Real Hasta La Muerte".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Collaboration with Ozuna</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases the collaboration single "Criminal" with Ozuna, which becomes an instant hit.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Performs at 2019 Latin Grammys</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Performs the hit single "China" with Karol G at the 2019 Latin Grammy Awards.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Third Studio Album</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Releases his third studio album "Emmanuel" on April 3, 2020.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> His Music Is Iconic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anuel AA has created some of the most iconic reggaeton songs of our generation. His unique blend of Latin trap, reggaeton, and rap has made him a global sensation in the music industry.</p></div>

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Performer</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anuel AA is an incredible performer with tons of energy and charisma. He always puts on a great show whether it's on stage or screen and his fans always have a great time.</p></div>

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He Uses His Platform to Make Change</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Anuel AA is using his platform to make positive change in the world. He has spoken out against racism, poverty, and gun violence, showing that art can be used to create social awareness and effect real change.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Reggaeton Artist to Reach Number One on Billboard 200</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anuel AA became the first reggaeton artist to reach number one on the Billboard 200 with his debut album, Real Hasta La Muerte.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Released Two Albums in 2019</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anuel AA released two full-length albums in 2019, Real Hasta La Muerte and Emmanuel.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Collaborated with International Stars</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anuel AA has collaborated with international stars like Drake, J Balvin, Karol G, Daddy Yankee, Ozuna, and Bad Bunny.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anuel AA was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2020 in recognition of his contributions to Latin music.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Released a Children's Book</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Anuel AA released a children's book in 2020 titled ¡Vamos a la Playa! which tells the story of a young girl who dreams of becoming a singer.</p></div>


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