Karol G, a reggaeton singer, and composer from Colombia has a $8 million fortune. As a young contestant on the Colombian edition of the television music competition program “The X Factor,” Karol G first attained widespread notoriety. She later achieved success in 2017 with the smash hit “Ahora Me Llama,” a joint effort with Puerto Rican musician Bad Bunny. Since then, Karol G has released such global hits as “China,” “Tusa,” and “Mamiii.”
Karol G Early
Carolina Giraldo Navarro, the youngest of three children, was born on February 14, 1991, in Medellin, Colombia, as Karol G. It was at the tender age of 14 that she made her debut appearance on the Colombian edition of “The X Factor.” She signed her first record deal with Flamingo Records and Diamond Music a few years later, and she began performing under the stage name Karol G.
Karol G Career Beginnings
After getting a record contract, Karol G released songs such as “En La Playa,” “Por Ti,” “Dime Que Si,” and “Mil Maneras.” Prior to that, she provided backup vocals for a number of other singers, the most notable of whom was the reggaeton star 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 and 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 the same year, she released the song “Ricos Besos,” which became a hit in Colombia. Subsequently, in 2016, she got a contract with Universal Music Latin Entertainment and released the songs “Hello,” “Casi Nada,” and “Marco de Lego.”
Karol G Career Breakthroughs
Karol G made a name for herself in May 2017 when she collaborated with Bad Bunny, a musician from Puerto Rico, on the song “Ahora Me Llama.” The song received over 700 million YouTube views while reaching its highest point at number 10 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs list.
The lead single from Karol G’s first studio album, “Unstoppable,” which was released in October 2017, was “Ahora Me Llama.” On the Top Latin Albums list, the album debuted at number two. With her songs “Mi Cama” and “Culpables,” the latter of which featured Puerto Rican rapper Anuel AA, Karol G scored more hits in 2018.
Karol G Further Releases
Early in 2019, Karol G and rapper Anuel AA collaborated once more on the song “Secreto,” which peaked at number five on the Hot Latin Songs list and number 68 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Karol G went on to record the song “China” with Anuel AA, Ozuna, J Balvin, and Daddy Yankee. A huge hit, “China” debuted at number two on the Hot Latin Songs chart before making it to number one in late 2019. Also in late 2019, Karol G released “Tusa,” the second single from her second studio album, “Ocean,” which debuted at number 54 on the Billboard 200.
Almost a year later, Karol G had her biggest hit with the song “Mamiii,” a collaboration with American singer Becky G that debuted in the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100. In 2020, Karol G released the single “Follow,” and she also worked with the Jonas Brothers on the song “X.” Later that year, she released “Bichota,” the lead single from her upcoming album, which she finally released in March of 2021.
Karol G Style And Influences
Latin trap and reggaeton have frequently been identified as the genres that Karol G’s music falls under. She has also dabbled with a wide range of other genres, such as sertaneja from Brazil. On the song “La Vida Continuó,” which Karol G co-wrote with the Brazilian pair Simone & Simaria, sertaneja influences may be detected.
Karol G has named Selena, Shakira, and Beyoncé as the three main musical artists who have influenced her. She has also spoken about the impact of a variety of musicians, including Jerry Rivera, Christina Aguilera, Backstreet Boys, Spice Girls, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Karol G Personal Life
In the summer of 2018, when they were making the music video for their song “Culpables,” Karol G met Puerto Rican rapper Anuel AA. Early the next year, they told everyone that they were seeing each other. A little while later, in April 2019, at the Billboard Latin Music Awards, Karol G showed up wearing a diamond wedding ring. This proved that the couple was engaged. In April 2021, however, Anuel AA said that he and Karol G were no longer together.