About Jaci Velasquez
Jaci Velasquez is a popular singer, songwriter, actor, and morning radio host from America.
Jaci was born in Houston and she grew up always wanting to become a singer ever since childhood. Jaci Velasquez started with three independent records before getting noticed.
Since 1996, she became a well-known English and Latin singer. She has been successful in her career journey with numerous gold and platinum-certified albums, and 'Imagine Me Without You' is her most popular song. This Latin singer has been awarded numerous Dove Awards and has been honored with a few Latin Grammy, and Grammy awards too.
Jaci Velasquez’s Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Jaci Velasquez’s net worth?
With almost more than three decades in the singing and acting field, Jaci Velasquez has achieved a net worth of approximately $8.5 million.
How much does Jaci Velasquez earn per year?
Specific details about Jaci Velasquez's earnings per year are not available.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Jaci Velasquez?
Jaci Velasquez has a height of 5 ft 6 in (168 cm).
How old is Jaci Velasquez?
Being born in October 1979, Jaci Velasquez is 42 years old as of 2022.
Childhood And Education
Jacquelyn Davette Velasquez was born in the city of Houston located in the US state of Texas on October 15, 1979. Her father David Velazquez, and her mother Diana Velasquez were both singers and pastors in an Evangelical church. She grew up along with her four siblings, Dion Velazquez, Julian Velazquez, Mindy Velasquez, and Mario Velazquez. There is not much information known about her education but she used to constantly travel with her father from a very young age as a backup singer, and later as a solo singer.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Jaci Velasquez’s partner?
Jaci Velasquez and Darren Potuck married in 2003 but their marriage did not last, and they parted ways in 2005. Later, in 2006 Jaci Velasquez married Nic Gonzales. Nic Gonzales is a singer in a Christian band. Jaci and Nic Gonzales have been blessed with two children, Soren Arthur Gonzáles, and Zealand David Gonzalez. Not much is known about Jaci's family life but she does post a lot of pictures with her husband, Soren Arthur Gonzáles, and Zealand on her social media accounts.
Career And Professional Highlights3
Best Known For…
Jaci Velasquez independently recorded and released her first three songs from the year 1990 to 1994. She made her professional singing debut album in 1996, named 'Heavenly Place', and this album is one of her Platinum-certified albums. Since then, she has released around seven English albums, five Latin albums, and one Spanish lullaby album.
In 2003, she made her acting debut with 'Chasing Papi' alongside Roselyn Sanchez and a few others. Since then, she has been in multiple other movies like 'Los Reyes Magos', 'The Encounter', and more. Jaci Velasquez has also been working as a co-host with Doug Griffin on a morning radio show.
Jaci Velasquez has three platinum-certified albums namely, 'Heavenly place', 'Llegar A Ti', and 'Mi Corazon', and she has also recorded three gold albums.
She is the first solo artist with the fastest reaching gold debut album, and the fastest-selling solo debut artist in Christian music.
Jaci Velasquez is actively connected, and a sponsor for One Child Foundation. This foundation is known to collect money from sponsors and help children in need by providing education, health necessities, and a chance to grow equally with other people in society.
What awards has Jaci Velasquez won?
Jaci Velasquez is a talented singer, songwriter, and actor. She has been awarded nine Dove Awards including 'New Artist', 'Female vocalist of the year', 'Special Event Album of the Year', 'Spanish-language Album of the Year', and the 'album of the year' awards. She has also won a Billboard Latin Music Award, one Premio Lo Nuestro, and a Premios Arpa. Other than this she is a three-time nominee for a Latin Grammy, a Grammy Award nomination for Latin pop album, and a one-time nominee for the American Music Awards.
Jaci Velasquez’s Hobbies And Interests
Whenever possible Jaci Velasquez is known to travel with her family.
Other Interesting Jaci Velasquez Facts And Trivia
- Jaci Velasquez considers herself to be a non-denominational woman.
- 'Renovation Realities', a TV show about home remodeling once featured Jaci Velasquez and her husband, Nic Gonzales in one of the episodes.
- Jaci Velasquez is active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
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