Roberto Cantoral was a Mexican musician and singer born on June 7, 1935, in Ciudad Madero, Tamaulipas, Mexico City, Mexico.
Cantoral went to
City to attend college, but dropped out to be the bandleader.
Roberto Cantoral began his career at the age of 15 when he and his brother Antonio formed the duet "Hermanos Cantoral" ("Cantoral Brothers").
Net worth and salary
According to various sources, Roberto Cantoral had an estimated net worth of $89 million at the time of his death.
He was known as a great
, guitarist, singer, poet, activist and composer.
Soundtracked an emerging era of romantic Latin pop with beloved ballads such as "La Barca" ("The Watch") ("The Boat") and "El Reloz".
He was married to Mexican actress Itati Zucchi. With Juchi, Roberto Cantoral had three sons, Roberto, Carlos and José.
Standard of living
Roberto Cantoral lived in Rancho Viejo, Texas, across the border from Mexico. His house caught fire in 2006 but was later renovated.
In 2009, Cantoral was awarded the Latin Recording Academy Trustees Award at the 10th Latin Grammy Awards for his dedication to community and music.
Roberto Cantoral died in 2010 at the age of 75 after suffering a heart attack on a flight from Brownsville, Texas to Ciudad de Mexico.