Gerardo Mejia Biography
Gerardo born in Ecuadorian as Gerardo Mejía is an American rapper, singer, pastor, actor, and recording industry executive in the United States of America.
His first big role was as Ricky in 1987 in the show business feature film Can’t Buy Me, Love. In the 1988 film Colors, he was cast as the character Bird. In Color’s role, his dance skills were recognized in one of the party scenes, although he didn’t sing in the film.
How old is Gerardo mejja ?- Age
The Ecuadorian-born minister is 55 years old as of April 16, 2020. He was born on April 16, 1965, in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Gerardo Mejia Husband-Kids
He is married to Kathy Eicher. Kathy was a beauty queen who was Miss West Virginia USA 1989. They are parents of three children: Nadia Mejía, Bianca Mejía, and Jaden Mejía. Their daughter Nadia is a model who became the Miss California USA in 2016. They are grandparents to Lily.
Gerardo Mejia -We Want the Funk
His single we want the funk was produced under his album Mo’ Ritmo. It was released in 1991. Its cover was written by Mejia, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, and Jerome Brailey.
Gerardo Mejia-Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $6 million. His primary source of income is through his music career.
GerardoMejia Mo’ Ritmo
His debut album Mo’ Ritmo was released on January 29, 1991, by Interscope Records. It was also the first such album to be released by the record company. By breaking into the top-50 on the Billboard 200 and the top-75 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, Mo ‘Ritmo achieved success, making Gerardo a summer hit in 1991.
Gerardo Katie Couric’s show
After being ordained as a pastor at Kansas City’s Praise Chapel and now ministers at the House of Grace church in Ashland, Kentucky, Gerardo addressed his newest focus on life as a Christian youth minister in a 2013 appearance on Katie Couric ‘s show Katie.
♦ Rico Suave
♦ Ven Michu Michu
♦ Rico Sauve
♦ María Elisa
♦ Yo Soy Aquel
♦ No me podran vencer
♦ “Rico Suave” Live
♦ Busco un País
♦ En Tiempo de Escasez
♦ La Iglesia De La Calle
♦ O el Cielo o El Infierno
♦ Que Es Lo Que Pasa Aqui?
Gerardo made his film debut as Ricky in the 1987 feature film Can’t Buy Me, Love. He was later cast as the character Bird in the 1988 film Colors, which was about gang violence in South Central Los Angeles. This was also the first time he showed off his dancing abilities, in one of the party scenes; however, he did not sing at any point in the film.
On the 1991 debut album, Mo’ Ritmo, his hit track “Rico Suave” came out. The album debuted at #36 on the Billboard 200 list in June 1991, while the single peaked at #7 in April. This song, like some of Gerardo’s others, has verses with lines in both English and Spanish. Although his subsequent single “We Want the Funk” (a semi-remake of Parliament’s “Give Up the Funk”) peaked at #16, the popularity of “Rico Suave” has rendered Gerardo known as a one-hit-wonder by sources such as MTV, VH1, Synthesis, and even Gerardo himself.
Gerardo was now an A&R manager at Interscope Records who brought Enrique Iglesias to the attention of the Executives of the label at the beginning of 1999. Bubba Sparxxx was also a rapper. Recently, Gerardo discussed his latest topic on life as a Christian young pastor in an appearance at Katie Couric’s show Katie 2013. He has just been ordained a Pastor in Kansas City’s Praise Chapel.