Karol G Net Worth
Colombian reggaeton artist and songwriter Karol G is worth $8 million, according to Forbes. The Colombian version of “The X Factor” saw Karol G as a teen participant, and he quickly became a household name.
“Ahora Me Llama,” a collaboration with Puerto Rican musician Bad Bunny, was her breakout success in 2017. China, Tusa, and Mamiii have been among Karol G’s most popular international hits.
Karol G Early Life
Carolina Giraldo Navarro was the youngest of three children born to her parents on February 14, 1991 in Medellin, Colombia. She was given the name Karol G. She made her debut on national television at the age of 14, when she took part in the Colombian adaptation of “The X Factor.” This was her first taste of fame on a national level.
A few years later, she signed her first record deal with Flamingo Records and Diamond Music, and she used the stage name Karol G to represent herself professionally after making the deal.
Karol G Career Beginnings
After agreeing to terms with the record label, Karol G issued singles such as “En La Playa,” “Por Ti,” “Dime Que Si,” and “Mil Maneras.” During her time at the University of Antioquia, she sang background vocals for a variety of other musicians, the most notable of whom being the reggaeton performer Reykon.
After that, Karol G made the trip to Miami, Florida, in order to have a meeting with Universal Records. Unfortunately, the label did not want to sign her since they believed that a female artist doing reggaeton would not be successful in the genre.
After this, Karol G made the decision to promote herself by going on tour across Colombia, stopping at various festivals, colleges, and clubs. Due to the attention she received, she eventually worked with the rapper Nicky Jam on a collaborative project in the year 2013.
In the year 2014, Karol G made the move to New York City and began taking classes in the management of the music business. In that same year, she released the song “Ricos Besos,” which became quite popular in Colombia. After that, in 2016, she got a contract with Universal Music Latin Entertainment and released the singles “Mueco de Lego,” “Hello,” and “Casi Nada.”
Karol G Career Breakthroughs
When she collaborated with the Puerto Rican musician Bad Bunny on the song “Ahora Me Llama” in May of 2017, Karol G experienced a major breakthrough in her career. In addition to amassing over 700 million views on YouTube, the single reached its highest position on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart at number 10.
Karol G’s first studio album, titled “Unstoppable,” was released in October of 2017, and “Ahora Me Llama” served as the album’s lead single. The album made its debut on the Top Latin Albums list at position number two. In 2018, Karol G achieved additional success with the singles “Mi Cama” and “Culpables.” The latter of these tracks featured the Puerto Rican rapper Anuel AA.
Karol G Further Releases
In the beginning of 2019, Karol G collaborated with the rapper Anuel AA on the song “Secreto.” The track ended up peaking at number 68 on the Billboard Hot 100 list and number five on the Hot Latin Songs chart. Ocean, Karol G’s second album recorded in a studio, was released a few months later in May.
Singles such as “Pineapple,” “Culpables,” “Mi Cama,” “Punto G,” and “Créeme” served as promotional material for the album, which made its debut at position number 54 on the Billboard 200 chart. After that, Karol G went on to collaborate with Anuel AA, Ozuna, J Balvin, and Daddy Yankee to record the song “China.”
A massive success, “China” started off at position number two on the Hot Latin Songs list before eventually climbing all the way to the top spot in late 2019. Also in the latter half of 2019, Karol G issued the “Tusa” single, which is the first track to be taken from her upcoming third studio album titled “KG0516.” After its release, the song, which featured Nicki Minaj, was considered for nominations for the Latin Grammy Awards in the categories of Record of the Year and Song of the Year.
The year 2020 saw the debut of Karol G’s track “Follow,” and the same year also saw her work with the Jonas Brothers on their song “X.” In the latter part of the year, she issued “Bichota,” which served as the debut single for her future album.
In March of 2021, she at long last published that album, which was titled “KG0516.” Karol G scored her biggest hit to date with the song “Mamiii,” which was a collaboration with American singer Becky G and made it into the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100. The song was released almost a year later.
Karol G Style And Influences
People usually put Karol G’s music in the reggaeton and Latin trap categories. At the same time, she has tried out many other types of music, such as the Brazilian sertaneja. On the song “La Vida Continuó,” which Karol G made with the Brazilian duo Simone & Simaria, you can hear hints of sertaneja.
When asked about the musicians who have most influenced her, Selena Gomez, Shakira, and Beyoncé have all been mentioned. She has also listed artists like Spice Girls, Backstreet Boys, Christina Aguilera, Jerry Rivera, and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers as sources of inspiration.
Karol G Personal Life
During the summer of 2018, while Karol G and Anuel AA were shooting the music video for their song “Culpables,” Karol G had the opportunity to meet Puerto Rican rapper Anuel AA. At the beginning of the following year, the two individuals disclosed that they were involved in a love partnership.
When Karol G turned up to the Billboard Latin Music Awards in April of 2019, wearing a diamond wedding ring, it was revealed that the couple had gotten engaged, and it was verified that they were planning to marry. However, in April of 2021, Anuel AA made the announcement that he and Karol G were no longer together in a romantic capacity.