• Manuel Turizo Zapata is a singer from Monteria, Colombia.
• He gained popularity with his hit single “Una Lady Como Tu”, which had over a billion views on YouTube.
• He has an estimated net worth of over $2 million.
• He collaborated with other reggaeton artists, and has been nominated for three MTV Millennial awards.
• He is highly active online through social media accounts and music sharing websites.
Who is Manuel Turizo?
Manuel Turizo Zapata was born on 12 April 2000, in Monteria, Colombia, and is a singer, best known for earning popularity in the music industry with his hit single “Una Lady Como Tu”, which also had a music video that was highly popular on the website YouTube, earning over a billion views.
The Wealth of Manuel Turizo
How rich is Manuel Turizo? As of early-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $2 million, earned through a successful career in the music industry, including collaborating with other popular reggaeton artists. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Music Beginnings,
Manuel grew up in a musical family, and had a lot of exposed to the music industry, thanks to his mother, older brother and his father who was a musician. Manuel mentioned in an interview that music was a compulsory thing in their household. At a young age, he started learning to play various musical instruments, including the piano, ukulele, guitar and saxophone. However, he never really thought about pursuing music as a profession.
He initially wanted to become a veterinarian thanks to his love for pets, but his brother convinced him to try his hand at music. He took singing lessons and discovered that he had a knack for singing. Realizing this, he changed the direction of his life towards a possible career in the music industry. Wanting to focus more on music, he took up education online, only studying through internet courses, while he could focus on several professional endeavors. This led to him making his own music, and he made his first professional releases in 2016.
Rise to Fame
His first two singles were self-released, and entitled “Vamonos” and “Baila Conmigo” were produced by his brother. Both gained positive attention from social media, and soon he was getting noticed by music industry journalists and insiders. The following year, he worked on the song entitled “Una Lady Como Tu”, which was accompanied with a music video, and both went viral, initially attracting 300 million views, and eventually over 1.2 billion on YouTube.
His sudden rise to fame led to him signing to the record label La Industria Inc. and their distributing partner Sony Music. His single reached the Top 40 of the Hot Latin Songs chart, and higher on several other charts. It was heavily featured on the YouTube trending category, Latin Pop Songs charts, and Digital Song Sales charts. He then went on tour as the opening act for Ozuna, performing at various locations, including to sold-out performances held at discos and clubs, starting his own run in the US.
Later in the year, Manuel collaborated with fellow reggaeton artist Valentino to release the song “Besame” in which he was heavily featured. The single gained 50 million views initially, and his fame started increasing internationally because of it. A few months later, he released a remix version of “Una Lady Como Tu” which featured Nicky Jam, which got a lot of airplay in the US and Latin America. Then in 2018 he collaborated with singer and songwriter Sebastian Yarra in touring the US together. He also released other singles including “Esperandote”, and “Dejala Que Valva”, plus being nominated for three MTV Millennial awards during the same year.
According to several sources, one of the reasons for his fame is due to the fact that his music is enjoyed by multiple demographics, and so caters to various audiences. He’s travelled around the world to perform his songs, and continues to be supported by his family – some of his recent projects have him travelling to various Latin countries. He’s also working on new singles and music videos, being showcased through several of his social media accounts.
Personal Life and Social Media
For his personal life, not much is known about any of Turizo’s romantic relationships. Many sources state that he is still young and likely focused on his music, not yet thinking too much about any serious romance. Similar to various singers, he is highly active online through accounts on social media – on Instagram he’s posted a lot of personal photos and videos, travelling, meeting with fans, performing, and previews of his upcoming projects. He also has a Facebook page which contains similar photos and videos to his Instagram account. It also acts as a personal account, posting some of his music and online content he finds entertaining.
His music is available through various platforms including music sharing websites such as Spotify, and others on which to purchase his music such as iTunes. Many of his videos and singles are available through the website YouTube, which was the conduit for his initial rise to fame. Some live performances and other videos can also be seen through the website. He does his best to remain active online, but does have moments when he goes inactive as he is a very busy person. He also does his best to communicate with his fans online.