About Jay Perez
Jay Perez is an expert on Tejano music.
Tejano is also known as Tex-Mex music. Musicians mix the Mexican and US influences and create Tejano music.
Jay Perez is known to fuse Mexican and US music styles very well. He has won many Tejano music awards and has numerous hit solo albums. He uses traditional Tejano music in his songs.
Jay Perez's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Jay Perez's net worth?
According to sources, the estimated net worth of the exceptional musician named Jay Perez is around $10 million. Most of his net worth is gained from his career as a leading vocalist and from creating songs out of Tejano music. He also earns from the endorsements that he does.
How much does Jay Perez earn per year?
The estimated annual salary of Jay Perez is between $10,000-$50,000, but the exact amount that he earns per year is unknown.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Jay Perez?
Details about Jay Perez's height are not yet known to the public.
How old is Jay Perez?
Jay Perez is an exceptionally great drummer and musician born on September 23, 1963. As of May 2022, Jay Perez is 58 years old.
Childhood And Education
Jay Perez is an incredible vocalist who hails from San Antonio. This exceptional drummer named Jay Perez was born on September 23, 1963, in San Antonio, Texas. Jay celebrates his birthday every year on September 23. An interesting thing about San Antonio is that it is the seventh most populous city in the United States of America.
Janie Narranjo, Jay Perez's mother, raised him. Janie Narranjo was a single mother with three children (two sons and one daughter). As a child, Jay Perez attended schooling at John Jay high school. But in his junior year, Jay Perez dropped out of John Jay high school to provide for his sister and brother.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Jay Perez's partner?
Jay Perez is happily married to the love of his life, Roxane Perez. Roxane Perez appeared in one of Jay Perez's songs named 'Tú Y Yo'. Information about the couple's children is not known to the public yet.
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For…
After Jay Perez dropped out of high school to provide for his siblings, Jay Perez began his career as a drummer for a band named Mysterio band. He worked in this band along with Albert Castaneda. He then worked as a lead vocalist for a music band called the Latin Breed. Latin Breed was a band that created music from various influences like Jazz, R&B, etc. Some of their radio hit singles are Que Chulos Ojos, El Tejano Enamorado, Don Luis El Tejano and Todos Dicen. This band is based in San Antonio, Texas, but they perform across America.
Jay Perez soon became the lead vocalist for another David Lee Garza and Los Musicales. This band is also known as David Lee Garza y Los Musicales.
In the early '90s, Jay Perez left the band and embarked upon the journey of being a solo artist. He has worked on fusing the Tejano music rhythm and blues with US influence and released several solo albums of these creations. His fans call him 'El Hijo De San Antonio' and 'The Voice'.
Some of his famous songs are 'Breakin' The Rules' (which he created with Latin Breed in 1989), 'Con El Tiempo' (which he started with David Lee Garza y Los Musicales in 1991), 'Steel Rain' which was released in 1994, 'The Voice' which was released in 1995, 'Always And Forever' which was released in 2000, 'De Mi Cora Soul' which was released in 2001, and 'Jay Perez Christmas' which was released in 2004.
His career started in the early '90s, and 'Breakin' The Rules' in 1989 was one of his first albums.
Jay Perez is an artist who understands how to create a rhythm very well and the importance of giving back to society. He hence supports various charity events and foundations. He strongly supports the Lone Star Tejano Foundation. The main aim of the Lone Star Tejano Foundation is to make education available to Hispanic students. They raise scholarship money for the Hispanic students who cannot afford the fees.
What awards has Jay Perez won?
Throughout his career, Jay Perez has won numerous awards. Some of them are mentioned below. He has won the award for Tejano Music for Vocalist of the Year for many years.
In 2008, he also won the award of Tejano Music for Entertainer of the Year.
Jay Perez bagged the Tejano Music Award for Male Vocalist of the Year again in 2010.
Jay Perez won so many awards for Tejano Music that he received the Vocalist of the Decade Award for his wins over the decade of the year 2000 to the year 2010.
Other Interesting Jay Perez Facts And Trivia
- Jay Perez's birthday falls on September 23 of every year. His birth sign or zodiac sign is Libra.
- One of his bandmates was Oscar Montemayor.
- 'Hombre En La Luna', released in 2002, was a hit song.
- 'Lo Que Yo Tengo' by Jay Perez, has over 1.5 million views on YouTube.
- The estimated net worth of Jay Perez is around $10 million.
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