Victor Manuel Ruiz Velasquez, better known as Victor Manuelle, is a Puerto Rican singer of salsa as well as romantic ballads who has a net worth of $ 20 million. He was born in New York, United States, on September 27, 1968. Although born in New York, he grew up in Puerto Rico, where he developed his interest in Caribbean music.
Victor Manuelle’s childhood and beginnings
Victor Manuelle is the son of Victor Ruiz and Jenny Velasquez, both Puerto Ricans. From little Victor Manuelle is influenced by the music of great ones of the salsa like Ismael Rivera, Cheo Feliciano, and Gilberto Santa Rosa. It is precisely Santa Rosa who made him known as a singer in 1985 at a concert that he offered in Puerto Rico, where Victor Manuelle was in the audience.
Musical trajectory of Victor Manuelle
Víctor Manuelle’s debut album, “Just In Time,” appeared on June 1, 1993. Since then, he has released 19 more albums with a total in sales of over 10,000,000 albums, earning the title “Youth Sonero. His albums ” a pesar de todo ” (1997) and” Ironias “(1998) reached gold status, while his self-titled album” Víctor Manuelle “(1996) won the triple gold category.
In addition to reaching the top on the Billboard charts many times, Víctor Manuelle has also won several awards including Best Song (in Ecuador), ACE Award, Tu Música and ASCAP Award. In 1999, he won the “Young Distinguished in Music” award from the Puerto Rico Senate.
2012 launched the production titled ” Busco un pueblo “. His first single “si tu me besas”, by Oscarcito’s authors, has captured the typical style of Víctor Manuelle, fused with traditional and current elements. The second single released is titled “Ella lo que quiere es salsa” and has the collaboration of Julio Voltio and Jowell and Randy.
In 2013 he released his production titled ” Me llamaré tuyo “. At the end of April 2015 he released his new production titled “Que suenen los tambores,” which has gained a place in the Top Latin Songs charts – where it has been held for 19 weeks, The album ” Que suenen los tambores ” begins with the simple “Agua bendita “, followed by themes with a romantic tone like “Pecado perfecto”, “Si tú te dejas querer”, “Por qué te llaman amor”, “Cuando ya no me acuerde de ti”, are songs where the artist manages to mix his personal lyrics with rhythms moved.
Victor Manuelle’s Personal Life
Characterized by keeping his personal life apart from the press, Victor Manuelle is the father of two girls and a boy Kinaysha Mar, Yanishka and Victor Manuelle. It’s romance more sounded was with its compatriot, the actress Roselyn Sanchez after being known in the recording of a video clip. The relationship lasted two years and then separated in November 2005. Still considered friends.
His family life was affected when his father is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. For what he writes the song “Algo le pasa a mi héroe “, a theme that he dedicates to his father, who for years has suffered from Alzheimer’s.