Prince Royce, born on May 11, 1989, is an American-Dominican singer, songwriter, and poet. He went from being a middle school chorister and poet to one of the world’s most celebrated Latin musicians. He observed the decline of the reggaeton subgenre in Latin music and focused on the bachata subgenre instead. Since launching his first album, he has headlined multiple tours and won numerous awards and nominations. He also participates in music-themed reality television shows. Join us to celebrate this fantastic singer’s big day right here.
Prince Royce has his fan base on lockdown. His wonderful personality, singing skills, and handsome looks have made him the poster boy of Latin music. Life can be challenging, but Prince Royce has kept his head and remained professional despite his challenges. Geoffrey Royce Rojas was born on May 11, 1989, in The Bronx, Bronx County, New York, and his zodiac sign is Taurus. His parents are Ramon Royce and Angela Rojas. His father was a taxi driver, while his mother worked at a beauty salon. He started singing and performing in his early teens, but by the age of 16, he began pursuing music as a career. He studied how Gloria Estefan, Enrique Iglesias, and Jennifer Lopez fused American culture with Latin music to make an impact.
In 2010, Prince Royce released his self-titled album, marking the beginning of his career as a professional musician. It was his first published work and it had two successful singles, ‘Stand by Me’ and ‘Corazón Sin Cara.’ The album also reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums and Tropical Albums charts and earned him three awards in 2011. He released a second album titled “Phase II” in 2012, and it has both English and Spanish songs. Prince Royce would later release “Soy el Mismo” (2013), which also had a favorable reception.
His fourth album, “Double Vision” (2015), was his first album produced exclusively in English, which is his first language, and it featured one of his best-performing singles ever. The album’s first single, ‘Stuck on a Feeling’ (2015), featured Snoop Dogg and became Prince Royce’s best-performing single. He dropped his fifth album, “Five,” in 2017 and his sixth album, “Alter Ego,” in 2020. He got married to Emeraude Toubia in 2018. However, the pair announced recently that they were in the process of getting a divorce.
Prince Royce signs a deal with Sergio George's Top Stop music label.
The 21-year-old Prince Royce launches his music career by releasing a self-titled album.
He drops another album two years after his first one, and it reaches the pinnacle of the U.S. Billboard Top Latin Albums and Tropical Albums charts.
He drops an English album, and its first single, ‘Stuck on a Feeling,’ featuring Snoop Dogg, becomes his most famous song.
Prince Royce marries his long-time girlfriend, Toubia.
Why We Love Prince Royce
He followed his dream
Prince Royce was interested in becoming a music star when he was little. True enough, he became a pop music superstar. We love it when people do the work needed to achieve their goals.
He is confident in his abilities
Prince Royce does not doubt himself and he once tweeted, "I am a legend, and you know it, and I know it." Confidence will help you bet on yourself.
He is a mental health advocate
Prince Royce contributes large sums of money to the National Alliance for Mental Health. Everyone should pay attention to their own mental health, as well as to that of others.
5 Surprising Facts
His favorite food
His favorite meal is sancocho, a Dominican staple.
He can't cook
Prince Royce can't cook but he is willing to learn.
His favorite songs
He likes all his songs but 'Lucky One,' 'Dangerous,' and 'Handcuffs' are his favorite ones.
He is a gamer
He enjoys playing video games on a computer, Xbox, and PlayStation; his favorite games are “Call of Duty” and “Destiny.”
His best vacation location
Prince Royce loved being in Italy, and he said it was terrific to see the historical locations in person.
Prince Royce FAQs
Is Prince Royce still married?
Prince Royce has parted ways with his wife. They were married for only three years.
Does Prince Royce have a tattoo?
Prince Royce has a few tattoos on his body. Two of his tattoos depict a compass and a lion’s head.
Does Prince Royce have a kid?
No, Prince Royce doesn’t have any children yet. However, he said he is open to having kids in the future.
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