Tego Calderon Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Wife, Career, and Net Worth 

Tego Calderon

Calderon, Tegui Tego Calderon, better known as Rosario, is a Puerto Rican actor and hip-hop artist. Tego Calderon became known to the world in 2003, when his newly released album, El Abayarde, became an international success, selling over 300,000 copies. He was nominated for a Latin Grammy Award for the album. Tego Calderon was featured in Eddie Dee’s 12 Discpulos album the same year due to his fame in reggae town music.

Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Calderon was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, on February 1, 1972. Pilar Rosario Parilla and Esteban Calderon Illaraza gave birth to him. His father worked in the health department, and his mother was a teacher. His parents moved from Puerto Rico to Miami. He attended Miami Beach Senior High.

He interacted with people from various cultures while in high school. He then began working as a drummer in rock bands. When he realized his parents were fans of Ismail Rivera, he included them in his music. He introduced a musical style that combined dancehall, hip hop, salsa, and plena.

Tego Calderon’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

Tego Calderon, who was born on February 1, 1972, will be 50 years old on June 26, 2022. He stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 83 kg.

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Tego Calderon posing for a photograph(source Instagram)

Tego Calderon’s Profession & Career

Tego Calderon began his career in the 1990s when he competed in a Puerto Rican hip-hop competition. Several contemporary artists, including Eddie Dee and Wisin Y Yandel, were discovered. Following the competition,

Tego Calderon became friends with DJ Adam and Eddie Dee, with whom he wrote several songs. Despite this, many DJs and producers refused to work with Tego Calderon. In an interview with Chente Ydrach, a podcaster and YouTube personality, DJ Adam stated that it would appear on his Mad Jam album, a seminal classic. However, he was cut from the final tracklist because his styles were simply out of date.

Tego Calderon worked as a mechanic during his learning years in order to support himself. His partnership with Eddie Dee was crucial. Eddie Dee became the most well-known and successful Puerto Rican rapper in 1999. He gave Tego Calderon a second chance when he signed him to his (Eddie’s) label alongside a fabled Boricua Guerrero entity. The company is co-run by Elias De Leon, who is known for being the first hip-hop/reggaeton label to collaborate with well-known American hip-hop artists such as Big Punisher, Nas, and Busta Rhymes. After its release in 2000, the song became Tego Calderon’s first hit and one of the reggaeton/classic hip hop songs of the time.

When reggaeton began to spread beyond its borders and become popular in the market, Eddie and Elias tasked Tego Calderon with putting together all-island albums. Among them are The Majestic, Kilates, Volume 1&2 of Mission, and Cosa Buena from Planet Reggae, to name a few.

Tego Calderon was involved in the production of albums such as Maestro’s ‘The Movie’ and Yaga Y Mackie’s ‘Sonando Diferente’ in addition to his work in album compilations.

In 2002, he released El Abayarde, which became a hit and generated a lot of buzz about his fame. The song broke down barriers by becoming popular in the Dominican Republic and parts of the United States. The song was released on an independent label and became a commercial success, selling over 75,000 units in just seven days. Tego Calderon’s celebrity grew between 2003 and 2005.

Tego Calderon made an outstanding reggaeton performance at New York’s Madison Square Garden in 2003. Tego Calderon’s shows were mostly redirected to Miami, and he liked to incorporate dancehalls into his music.

Tego Calderon released another album, El Enemy De Los Guasibri, in 2004, which included a mix of urban genres. He never accepted the approval of the Guasibri album, however, because it contains many old songs that should not be included in his discography. Following the release of his album, the reggaeton gained popularity among New York artists. He has appeared in songs by 50 Cent, Fat Joe, and Usher, among others.

Tego Calderon was among those performing after his appearance in the Puerto Rican Day Parade. He was the only Latin American artist to be featured on New York’s Power 105. He received votes for introducing Latin American youth to American pop.

Tego Calderon is still a well-known artist among other artists in the entertainment industry. He still performs in various shows and releases music.

Achievements and Awards

He won the Al Natural Award for Hip Hop/Reggaeton Song of the Year in 2004. He was nominated for Best Latin Rock by EI Subestimado in 2007. He won the El Que Sabe award for Best Music Album in 2012.

Tego Calderon’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship

Tego Calderon married his sweetheart Michelle Peterbauer in 2006. Ebony and Malcolm X are the couple’s two children. Tego Calderon and his family currently live in the Puerto Rican towns of Turismo and Santurce.

Tego Calderon’s Salary and Net Worth

Tego Calderon’s net worth is estimated to be more than $5 million as of June 2022. His net worth has grown as a result of his career as a musician. His various best-selling albums have also contributed significantly to his earnings.

Tego Calderon deserves a standing ovation for his perseverance in achieving success. His accomplishments in his career are well worth his efforts.

Quick Facts

Celebrated NameTego Calderon
Real Name/Full NameTegui Calderon Rosario
Age50 years old
Birth Date1 February 1972
Birth PlaceSanturce, Puerto Rico
NationalityPuerto Rican
Height5 feet 9 inches
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/Spouse (Name)Michelle Peterbauer
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter)Yes (Ebony and Malcolm X)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name)N/A
Is Tego Calderon Gay?NO
ProfessionActor, Singer
Net Worth$5 million