Carlos Santana Net Worth

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Carlos Santana Net Worth
Net Worth:
$40 Million
Date of Birth
July 20, 1947
Place of Birth
Autlán
Profession
Musician, Songwriter, Guitarist, Artist, Bandleader

Carlos Santana Net Worth: Carlos Santana is a Mexican and American musician who has a net worth of $40 million dollars. A songwriter and guitarist, Carlos Santana has won 10 Grammy Awards and 3 Latin Grammy Awards. He popularized the latin-fusion sound, a mixture of rock, salsa, and jazz in the late 60′s and 70′s with his band, Santana. He has released seven studio albums as a solo artist and twenty-one albums with his band.

Born Carlos Augusto Alves Santana on July 20, 1947, in San Francisco, California, he rose to fame in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana. Not only did he popularized the fusion of rock and Latin American music along with his band, but he also established himself as a guitar virtuoso. The Santana Blues Band made his debut performance in 1966, and he saw an enormous progress in a very short time as they were already playing at the legendary Woodstock festival by 1969. The quick popularity primarily came due to the unique sound they featured, i.e., melodic, blues-based guitar lines set against Latin and African rhythms accompanied by percussion instruments such as timbales and congas not heard in rock music. Santana released twenty-one studio albums with his band and seven more as a solo artist. Having continued to work in these forms over the following decades, he experienced a major resurgence of popularity and critical acclaim in the late 1990s. To date, he has won ten Grammy Awards and three Latin Grammy Awards. A naturalized American citizen since 1965, he spent most of his life being married to Deborah Santana who filed for divorce in October 19, 2007, after 34 years of marriage, citing "irreconcilable differences". Three years later, he tied the knots with Cindy Blackman, with whom he currently lives in Las Vegas.

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Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana

Carlos Augusto Alves Santana is a Mexican and American musician who first became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and Latin American music. The band's sound featured his melodic, blues-based guitar lines set ag...
Profession
Date of Birth
  • July 20, 1947
Nicknames
  • Devadip Carlos Santana
  • C. Santana
  • Carlos Augusto Santana Alves
  • Santana, Carlos
  • Carlos Augusto Alves Santana
  • Mr. Carlos Santana
  • Santana
Ethnicity
  • Mexicans
Height
  • 5 ft 9 in (1.77 m)
Nationality
  • Mexico
Country
  • Mexico
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