Jon Secada Net Worth

Jon Secada Net Worth:

Jon Secada Net Worth

$6 Million

Net worth:

$6 Million

Date of birth:

Oct 4, 1961 (61 Years Old)




Singer-songwriter, Singer


United States of America

What’s Jon Secada’s net worth?

Jon Secada, a Cuban-American singer/songwriter with a net worth of $6 million, is known for his songs. Jon Secada has been nominated for two Grammy Awards and has sold more than 15 million records in his career. Secada is one of the most successful Latin music artists. Secada has recorded hits for Gloria Estefan Jennifer Lopez, and Ricky Martin.

Early Life

Jon Secada was born in Havana on October 4, 1961. He was given the name Juan Francisco Secada Remirez. Jose Secada, his father, was a political prisoner under the Communist Cuban government for three years. The Secada family was allowed to emigrate in 1971 and moved to Miami, Florida. His parents then opened a coffee shop. Secada spent most of his childhood in Hialeah (Florida). He was a graduate of Hialeah Senior High and participated in musical theatre. After being encouraged by his parents, he discovered he had strong musical talents and decided to pursue music as a career.

He attended high school and then went to the Frost School of Music, University of Miami. He received a Bachelor of Music degree in 1983 and a Master of Music degree in jazz vocal performance in 1987. He was awarded the cum-laude award upon graduation and later inducted into the Iron Arrow Honor Society. This is the University of Miami’s highest honor.


Jon Secada Net Worth

Secada graduated from university in 1985 and became a Miami Dade College teacher. He was also introduced to Emilio Estefan by friends, who were the husband of Gloria Estefan and a member of the band Miami Sound Machine. Estefan was able to listen to one Secada demo, which he enjoyed. Secada asked Estefan to be their mentor and music manager. Secada was also a backup singer to Miami Sound Machine.

Secada resigned from his position at Miami Dade College in 1991. He also co-wrote the song, “Coming Out of the Dark”, which Gloria Estefan ranked as the number-one song. He sang backing vocals on the song. Secada gained more popularity due to the song’s success. Secada released his self-titled debut album, which sold seven million copies. In 1992, he released “Otra Dia Mas Sin Verte”, a second album, and “Heart, Soul & a Voice” in 1994. He also released “Si Te Vas” in the same year. These albums were all well-received and “Otra Dia Mas Sin Verte”, his 1992 Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop Album, was awarded to him.

Secada worked on many different projects with other artists during this period. In 1994, he performed a duet alongside Frank Sinatra. The duet “The Best is Yet to Come” was re-recorded by Sinatra and released on Sinatra’s album “Duets II”. In 1994, he was also Miss Venezuela’s performer. Secada was also a performer at Miss Venezuela in 1994. In 1995, he performed on Broadway in “Grease”. Secada was also a presenter at 49 th Tony Awards. He co-wrote the song “If I Never Knew you” with Shanice, which was featured in Pocahontas’ film. He co-wrote and produced “She’s all I ever had” with Ricky Martin in 1999.

In the second half of 1990, he released three albums: “Amor,” Secada, and “Better Part of Me.” “Amor” was nominated for the Grammy Award in 1996 for Best Latin Pop Album. He released “The Gift,” his eighth album in 2001. Then, he released “Amanecer”, his ninth album in 2002. He performed in “Cabaret” in 2003. Ricky Martin also reconnected with him, and he co-wrote “Juramento.”

He released “Same Dream” in 2005. Secada was invited to judge “Latin American Idol” during its four-season run. He released “A Christmas Fiesta”, a Christmas album, during his time on the show. He released “Expressions” in 2009. In 2010, he released “Classics”, an album featuring some of his classic sons. He then released “Otra Vez,” his fourteenth album, in 2011. He released a tribute album, in 2017 which featured songs by Benny More (another popular Cuban singer). The Latin Grammy Award for Best Traditional Tropical Album was given to the album.

Personal life

Secada was married to Jo Pat Cafro in 1988. However, the couple split in 1993. He began dating Maritere Vialar in 1995, just a few years later. They were married in 1997 and had two children together. The entire family lives in the same large house near the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida.

Secada created the Jon Secada Music Scholarship at The University of Miami because of his connections with the university. Secada also raised funds for The Recording Academy’s “Keeping Music in Schools” initiative which supports public school music programs. He also supports a variety of music and arts-related initiatives, as well as other philanthropic endeavors like the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Girls and Boys Clubs of America.

Real Estate

Jon bought a Miami home for $975,000 in 2003. This home was sold by Jon in August 2021 at $2.85million.

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