Rafael Antonio Pina Nieves, also known as Raphy Pina, is a well-known record producer. He founded Pina Records, the most successful reggaeton label in the world. Rafael also made headlines when he proposed to Natti Natasha. He recently came into the limelight after being sentenced to three years in prison for illegal gun possession.
Raphy Pina was born on July 4, 1978, on the Puerto Rican island of Isla Del Encanto. The musician comes from a well-established family. Rafael Pina, his father is a well-known music producer and businessman while his mother is a housewife. Raphy decided early on to follow in his father’s footsteps.
Raphy is the eldest child of his parents. He also has two siblings: Victor Pina, a brother, and Maria Fernanda Pina, a sister. Pina received decent grades and graduated from high school, showing that he was a bright student in high school. Despite his fame, the name of the high school he attended is unknown. He then enrolled at a public university in the United States and earned a bachelor’s degree.
Raphy Pina career
Raphy decided to enter the music industry at the age of 16 and has since produced numerous songs. In reality, his father was his idol, and it was only through him that he began to be interested in music. Raphy resumed all his commitments after his death and also runs his music company.
He also founded his own record label, Pina Records, in 1996 and Natti is now one of the company’s members. Not only did he work with and sign Natti, but he also worked with Nicky Jam, Don Chezina, Zion & Lennox and others.
Despite the fact that he had a number of hits like Illimunatti, Vida Escante: Special Edition, Los Nenes Del Blin Blin, La Melodia De La Calle: Updated and others, he didn’t have much success.
Raphy was charged in August 2020 with illegally carrying two firearms and hundreds of rounds of ammunition, although he was barred from doing so at the federal level following his 2016 arrest on fraud and money laundering charges.
Raphy was sentenced to prison by a federal judge in Puerto Rico. They also asked him to pay a $150,000 fine for his illegal gun possession conviction.
Raphy Pina Social media
Raphy Pina is currently active on Instagram as @raphypina, with 2.9 million followers and 3,137 posts. He is also on Twitter, but mainly for commercial purposes since 2009 under the name @PINARECORDS1 with 578.7k followers.
Raphy Pina biography
|Real name||Rafael Antonio Pina Nieves|
|Date of birth||July 4, 1978|
|Age (as of 2022)||43 years|
|Place of birth||Puerto Rico|
|Height||in feet inches – 5′ 10” – in centimeters – 177 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 87kg – in pounds – 191 pounds|
|eye color||dark brown|
Raphy Pina Family
|Who is Raphy Pina’s wife?||Natti Natascha|
Raphy Pina was previously married to Carolina Aristizabal, a well-known entrepreneur. Despite having three children with his ex-partner, two sons, and a girl named Mtia Pina, Chingui Pina and his ex-partner separated in mid-2019. They lived a wonderful life until they got separated due to personal reasons.
Meanwhile, reports circulated that Raphy and Natti Natasha became closer and were dating since 2017. This may have been the spark for their divorce. Natti is a singer and member of the Pina Records label. Although the couple became the talk of the town after announcing their engagement in 2021.
Raphy Pina net worth
Raphy Pina is a businessman who owns the yacht company Pinarazzi alongside Pina Records. He has a net worth of $12 million solely from his talent, love, and dedication to Pina Record. Pina Records prospered as a result of his efforts.