Father: his father’s name is Ramon Ayala.
Mother: his mother's name is Rosa Rodriguez Ayala.
Siblings: he has two brothers, Nomar and Melvin.
Wives and kids: he is married and has three kids.
Sexual orientation: straight.
He was dating shortly an American singer and actress Paula DeAnda.
His wife’s name is Mireddys González. They have been happily married since 1994 and have two children – a daughter Jesaaelys and a son Jeremy. He also has a daughter Yamilette from his first relationship.
His estimated net worth is $15 million.
Place of living: his family’s house is in Carolina, Puerto Rico.
Cars: he loves his comfortable car BMW X6.
What is the story behind his choice of career?
At the age of 15–16 he had a career choice between baseball and music but an accidental gunshot wound made him forget about sport and get fully dedicated to his songs. After the accident the young man tried his best to recover soon in order to graduate from high school together with his friends.
Why does he keep his family life private?
Daddy Yankee says it’s because he wants to avoid any kind of rumors. His family is very united and loving. The musician has a daughter and a son in his marriage. And his elder daughter Yamilette was born when he was only 17. He says it was difficult to become a father at such a young age but he loves her daughter and is proud of her. The singer calls his children and family the ‘little treasure’.
How was his stage name created?
The nickname ‘Daddy Yankee’ comes from the English affectionate word for ‘dad’ and from Puerto Rican slang word ‘Yankee’ which means ‘tall’ or ‘professional’. Without doubt, such a good stage name suits this loving father and respectable musician.