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Daddy Yankee


Daddy Yankee was born Ramon Ayala on February 3, 1976, in Villa Kennedy, Santruce, Puerto Rico. One of the top reggaetón (Spanish-language dancehall reggae) artists, he started to rhyme and sing at the age of 13. One of his first major appearances on record was on DJ Tony Touch's album "The Piece-Maker." Daddy not only sings and rhymes, he has his... See full bio »
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Known For

The Do-Over
The Do-Over Soundtrack
(2016)
The Benchwarmers
The Benchwarmers Soundtrack
(2006)
Fast Food Nation
Fast Food Nation Soundtrack
(2006)
Cuban Fury
Cuban Fury Soundtrack
(2014)

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 2018 Mar del Plata Moda Show 2018 (TV Movie) (performer: "Despacito") / (writer: "Despacito")
  Hoy nos toca (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2018) (writer - 1 episode, 2018)
- Episode dated 10 January 2018 (2018) ... (performer: "La Rompe Corazones") / (writer: "La Rompe Corazones")
 2017 Golic and Wingo (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.25 (2017) ... (writer: "Despacito")
 2017 Los40 Music Awards 2017 (TV Movie) (writer: "Despacito")
 2017 Condorito: The Movie (performer: "Moviendo Caderas")
 2017 Tähdet, tähdet (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Tanssipop (2017) ... (writer: "Despacito")
 2017 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Kevin James/Ilana Glazer/Rudimental feat. James Arthur (2017) ... (writer: "Despacito" - uncredited)
- Sarah Paulson/Tig Notaro/Luis Fonsi (2017) ... (writer: "Despacito")
- Anthony Anderson/Terry Gross/Kesha (2017) ... (writer: "Despacito")
  GMB Today (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... (performer: "Despacito" - uncredited) / (writer: "Despacito" - uncredited)
  Ataktoulis & Borat's Vlogokatastaseis (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2017) (writer - 2 episodes, 2017)
- Despacito Fast Borat of Heraklion (2017) ... (performer: "Despacito") / (writer: "Despacito")
- Despacito-Flute by Borat of Heraklion (2017) ... (performer: "Despacito") / (writer: "Despacito")
 2017 Cortá por Lozano (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 12 June 2017 (2017) ... (writer: "Despacito")
 2017 Tu cara no me suena todavía (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.12 (2017) ... (writer: "Despacito")
 2017 Bailando por un sueño (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 29 May 2017 (2017) ... (writer: "Despacito")
  La Viola (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode dated 27 May 2017 (2017) ... (performer: "Despacito") / (writer: "Despacito")
 2017 Pasapalabra (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Julián Serrano/Julián Weich/Sandra Borghi/Luis Bremer (2017) ... (performer: "Despacito")
 2017 A Força do Querer (TV Series) (performer: "Despacito")
  Morfi, todos a la mesa (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2017) (writer - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode dated 3 February 2017 (2017) ... (performer: "Shaky Shaky") / (writer: "Shaky Shaky")
 2016 The Do-Over (performer: "Plane to PR") / (writer: "Plane to PR" - as Ramon Ayala)
 2012-2016 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Semifinal 2 (2016) ... (writer: "La nueva y la ex")
- Tu cara más solidaria II (2013) ... (writer: "Gasolina")
- Episode #2.3 (2012) ... (writer: "Gasolina")
  The Voice Brasil (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Semifinal (2015) ... (performer: "Corazón") / (writer: "Corazón" - as Raymond Ayala)
 2015 Huevos: Little Rooster's Egg-cellent Adventure (performer: "La Nueva Y La Ex")
 2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Latin Night (2014) ... ("Gasolina") / (writer: "Gasolina")
 2014 Cuban Fury (performer: "Gasolina")
 2013 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (writer: "Llamado de emergencia")
 2012 No me la puc treure del cap (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Festa i ball (2012) ... (performer: "Ella me levantó")
 2011 Dance Central 2 (Video Game) (performer: "Impacto" (remix))
  Los nuevos y clásicos bloopers (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2011) (writer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode dated 22 August 2011 (2011) ... (performer: "Llamado de emergencia") / (writer: "Llamado de emergencia")
 2011 El puntero (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (2011) ... (performer: "Llamado de emergencia" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... (performer: "Salgo pa' la calle" - uncredited)
  The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series) (performer - 13 episodes, 2010) (writer - 8 episodes, 2010)
- Episode #1.5875 (2010) ... (performer: "Pose" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.5874 (2010) ... (performer: "Gasolina" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.5850 (2010) ... (performer: "Pose" - uncredited) / (writer: "Pose" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.5845 (2010) ... (performer: "Pose" - uncredited) / (writer: "Pose" - uncredited)
- Episode #1.5844 (2010) ... (performer: "Pose" - uncredited) / (writer: "Pose" - uncredited)
 2010 Feroz (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Leo supo que mató a Laura (2010) ... (performer: "Grito Mundial" - uncredited)
 2008 Grand Theft Auto IV (Video Game) ("Impacto", uncredited)
  So You Think You Can Dance Australia (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Top 18 Perform (2008) ... (performer: "Gasolina") / (writer: "Gasolina")
 2007 So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 18 Results (2007) ... (performer: "Impacto")
  The Sopranos (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Chasing It (2007) ... (performer: "Rompe") / (writer: "Rompe")
 2006 MTV Video Music Awards Latinoamérica 2006 (TV Special) (performer: "Me voy / ¿A dónde van los muertos? / Eres para mí" - uncredited)
 2006 Entourage (TV Series) (1 episode)
- One Day in the Valley (2006) ... ("Rompe")
 2006 Fast Food Nation (performer: "Gasolina") / (writer: "Gasolina" - as Ramon Ayala)
 2006 The Benchwarmers (performer: "Gasolina") / (writer: "Gasolina" - as Ramon Ayala)
 2006 CSI: NY (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Cool Hunter (2006) ... (performer: "Rompe")
 2005 2005 Radio Music Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Drop It on Me")
 2005 The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "Drop it on Me")
  Veronica Mars (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- My Mother, the Fiend (2005) ... (performer: "Gasolina" - uncredited) / (writer: "Gasolina" - uncredited)
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Alternate Names:

Raymond Ayala

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I would rather be the tail of a lion than the head of a mouse

Trivia:

Made it on Time Magazine's list of the 100 most influential people who are shaping the world (2006). He was cited for being one of Reggaeton's pioneers in the music industry. See more »

Nickname:

The Big Boss See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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