Rauw Alejandro

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Updated On January 12, 2023

Nieuwegein, Netherlands
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Rauw Alejandro is a popular singer and songwriter from Puerto Rico.  Rauw Alejandro is a member of “the new generation” of urban Puerto Rican musicians.

Early Life and Childhood

Rauw Alejandro was born on 10 January 1993, in Nieuwegein, Netherlands. Currently, he is 29 years old. His nickname is Rauw Alejandro and his birth name is Raul Alejandro Ocasio Ruiz.

Rauw is the son of guitarist Raul Ocasio and Backing Vocalist María Nelly Ruiz. He is from a musical background family and he has been interested in music since childhood. And, he has one sister named Paola Ocasio and she is a Customer Service Specialist.

He was raised with his sister and their bond is amazing. Due to the help of his parents, he began his career in music. Rauw Alejandro started his career at an early age. He was interested in dancing and singing since childhood and made his career as a singer.

And, he played soccer from the age of six to twenty, but he later stopped because he “could not perform as he anticipated to” and got hurt. He relocated to Orlando, Florida to be noticed by scouts for the Premier Development League (PDL), but ultimately failed.

Nothing is known about his upbringing, or how he spent his formative years. He hasn’t revealed it in the media. Maybe in the future, he will explain it to the public at that moment we will update here. Rauw is Puerto Rican by nationality and follows Christianity. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.


Alejandro participated in school talent competitions since he loves to dance, but the school where he attended is unknown. He studied at Puerto Rico University after finishing high school. He was very talented in his school days and an active student of the school.

Career and Professional Life

Initially interested in football, but was unable to play due to injury, Rauw decided to pursue his interest in music instead. He started his career by writing songs and publishing songs through SoundCloud in the year 2014.

In 2016, he released his debut mixtape called Punto de Equilibrio. In 2017, The well-known music label Duars Entertainment signed him. He gained notoriety after Sony Music Latin chose him to join the Los Proximos.

His songs, such as Toda, Fantasias, and Que le de, have received more than one billion views. He released his debut album in the year of 2020, and he has also been a recipient of various awards. In his seven years of singing, he has collaborated with numerous bands, recorded multiple albums, attended various events, and uploaded several songs to Spotify and YouTube.

Rauw Alejandro during his concert (Source WLRN)

Caption: Rauw Alejandro during his concert (Source WLRN)

Brand Endorsements

It is said on many websites that he has endorsed many brands and collaborated with many singers like Wisin, Yandel, Zion y Lennox but the name of the brands he endorsed is not publicly mentioned anywhere.

We looked up his accounts on numerous websites, but the names of the brands remain unknown.  All his information related to brand endorsement is private. Sony Music Entertainment sponsored him, and as a result, he made money off of the partnership.

Awards and Nomination

Rauw has won lots of awards till now and the awards he has won are “The American Music Award” for Favorite Male Artist, Favourite Album, ” ASCAP Latin Music Award” for winning the song “Tattoo“, and “The Berlin Commercial Award” for Best Music Video, Artist of the Year, Latin Pop Song of the Year.

Moreover, he has also won Top Latin Albums Male Artist of the Year, “Billboard Latin Music Awards” for Airplay Song of the Year, Latin Pop Song of the Year,” Bousnid Awards “, “E40 Music Awards”, “FM Like Los+Likeados”.

Additionally, “The Grammy Awards” for Best Música Urbana Album, “Heat Latin Music Awards”, “iHeartRadio Music Awards” where he won Best New Latin Artist, New Artist of the Year, “Latin Grammy Awards”, “Latin Music Official Italian Awards”, “Latino Music Awards”, “LOS40 Music Awards”, “Lo Mas Escuchados”, “M-V-F Awards”.

Likewise, he has also won “Master FM Awards”, “MTV Millennial Awards”, “Noise Colectivo Awards”, “Premios Billboard Argentina”, “Premios Charts Ecuador”, “Premios DeGira”, “Premios MUSA”, “Premios Tu Música Urbano”, “Radio La Zona Awards”, “SESAC Latina Music Awards”.

Net Worth

He has earned lots of money from his singing career and he has collaborated with numerous bands, recorded multiple albums, attended various events, and uploaded several songs to Spotify and YouTube. Most of his songs are blockbusters.

Over a billion people have listened to his music; this all contributes to his success in earning a good living. His net worth is $ 15 Million. And, his weekly, monthly, and yearly salaries are unknown.

Relationship Status

Rauw is in a relationship with Rosalia and they made it public through Instagram. They saw publicly together on the red carpet. They do not have children together and there is no information available about his past relationship.

Also, they are focusing on their careers right now so they haven’t planned their marriage and engagements. He is straight.

Rauw Alejandro with his girlfriend (Source Twitter)

Caption: Rauw Alejandro with his girlfriend (Source Twitter)


Since both vocalists were included in a remix of Ankhal’s “Si Pepe,” there has been a smoldering argument between Cortez and Alejandro for the past two weeks. In response to what he considered as a slight towards his girlfriend Rosala, Alejandro tweeted that Cortez disrespects women and refers to him as a lechón (pig).

Rauw Alejandro – Body Measurements

Rauw has brown colored eyes and black colored hair as well as he is 5 feet and 8 inches tall. The weight of Rauw is 72 kg. He has clear skin and to maintain his skin, he takes care of it and does massage his face and body.

To maintain his body, he does exercises and a proper balance diet. He is very choosy in outfits and loves to wear stylish clothes.  His shoe size is 8.5 (US) and his dress size is 9 (US), his bust size is 41 inches, his waist size is 33 inches and his biceps size is 14 inches.

Rauw Alejandro posing for a photo (Source Instagram)

Caption: Rauw Alejandro posing for a photo (Source Instagram)

Rauw Alejandro – Social Media

Rauw is very active on social media and on Instagram, he has 15.2 Million followers and has followed 684 people there, and has posted 13 posts. On Facebook, he has 6347784 likes and 8.6 Million followers and has followed 2 people there.

All his accounts are marked with a blue checkmark. The accounts with blue checkmarks mean it is the official account of the celebrity. He is also active on Twitter, where he has 2.2 Million followers.

He has followed 28 people and joined Twitter in April 2013 and his Twitter account is also marked with a blue checkmark. Rauw has his own official website and he has his own YouTube channel where he has 12.1 Million subscribers.