Don Omar

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Don Omar
Don Omar with his sunglasses.jpg
Background information
Birth nameWilliam Omar Landrón Rivera
Also known asEl Rey
Born (1978-02-10) February 10, 1978 (age 40)
OriginPuerto Rico
GenresReggaeton, latin pop, latin hip hop
OccupationsSinger-songwriter, composer, CEO, actor
Years active1996–present
LabelsOrfanato Music Group (His Label)
VI Music
Universal Music Latino
Machete Music
WebsiteDon Omar

Don Omar (born William Omar Landrón Rivera; February 10, 1978 in Puerto Rico [1]), is a reggaeton singer, composer, actor and producer, and a Puerto Rican businessman.. He is believed to be one of the best reggaeton artists in Puerto Rico and all of Latin America by many music critics and fans alike. Omar is best known for his songs "Dile" and "Dale Don Dale" from his first album The Last Don and "Reggaeton Latino". His songs are mostly about life and love; some examples of these would be "La Recompenza" (The Reward) and "Aunque te Fuiste" (Even Though You Left Me).

Biography[change | change source]

He started his career after many obstacles when Héctor Delgado (from the duo Héctor & Tito) gave him an opportunity to be a backup singer for them. After that, he sang in a live concert with Héctor & Tito in 2003, which was released later as a CD and DVD, which included the songs that became instant hits, Baila Morena and Amor de Colegio (School Love). He is currently signed to VI Music through Universal Music Latino.

Discography[change | change source]

  • 2003 The Last Don
  • 2004 The Last Don LIVE
  • 2004 The Last Don LIVE (DVD)
  • 2005 Los Bandoleros (A various-artist CD produced by Don Omar and released by his own record label, All-Star Records).
  • 2008 I Don
  • 2011 Meet The Orphans
  • 2015 The Last Don 2
  • 2018 Societad Secreta

Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role
2009 Los Bandoleros Omar Santos
2009 Fast & Furious[2][3] Omar Santos
2011 Fast Five Omar Santos
2013 Fast Six Omar Santos

References[change | change source]

  1. Don Omar at AOL Music. Music.aol.com. Retrieved on 2012-01-29.
  2. Brunton, Richard. (2006-05-26) Don Omar in new Fast and the Furious film. Filmstalker.co.uk. Retrieved on 2012-01-29.
  3. Don Omar starring alongside Vin Diesel

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