10 things about Chayanne you might not know!

10 things about Chayanne that you might not know! (AFP)

10 things about Chayanne you might not know! | .

The interpreter of “Tiempo de Vals” Chayanne He is considered one of the most beloved artists in addition to being successful in the world, his popularity is international, so we bring you 10 things that maybe you did not know about him and that we are sure you will like.

Chayanne has a fairly wide audience among his shows that are really entertaining and special, we find audiences of all ages, which fascinates him because he admits that he has seen three generations in his concerts, his daughter, his mother and his grandmother.

Having a career of more than 40 years Chayanne He has managed to keep his name intact, his charisma and personality conquers not only the public but everyone who has contact with him not for nothing is also one of the favorite celebrities of the media because thanks to his natural talk the singer manages to win quickly the heart and affection of whoever talks to him in a short period of time, that alone is enough.

Until now Chayanne He is an artist who has kept his career intact, we mean that on few occasions or perhaps none has been involved in conflicts, something that is highly valued, he is a man who manages to balance work with family.

Here we share a list of 10 things you probably did not know about him:


Personal information

Chayanne’s full name is Elmer Figueroa Arce. He was born on June 28, 1968 in the municipality of Río Piedras, Puerto Rico. He is the fourth of five siblings who were called “El Negro” from childhood.


His nickname

His pseudonym is due to his mother, because she was a fan of an American series called “Cheyenne” so she decided as a baby to baptize her little one with a small modification, a nickname that millions thank her for immediately identifying the singer thanks to his name artistic.


the beginning

Chayanne had his beginnings when he was just a five-year-old boy, he sang in the church choir of his hometown, later he had the opportunity to dabble in music as part of the group “Los Chicos” he always knew that his path it would be the music.



One of the first auditions in which Chayanne participated was to be part of the also international group called “Menudo” when he was only nine years old, however he did not do well at all due to his young age was that they decided not to give him a chance .



After the group “Los Chicos” disintegrated Chayanne began his solo career in 1984 debuting with his first album “Chayanne is my name”, it was from that moment that his career as a singer has not had a pause, on the contrary this keep growing.


Memory dance

Chayanne does not consider himself a good dancer so he tends to learn his dances by heart as well as the choreographies, even though his movements seem so natural, he admits not being a good dancer so he does not like dancing, for sure It is a surprise that it left more than one shocked.


His dream

In some interviews Chayanne has managed to admit that if he had not been a singer and a celebrity, he would have liked to dedicate himself to taking care of the planet, which is why his career in marine biology always caught his attention.



Maybe he didn’t know it but Chayanne had an actor’s side, playing soap operas, series and even movies in Hollywood, he even auditioned for the role of “El Zorro” starring Antonio Banderas, he stopped acting in 2010 when he lent his way to play Flynn in the movie “Tangled”.


Other successes

In addition to being a successful singer, the singer of “Provocame” starred in the first commercial in Spanish that was shared in the United States, he also has a star on the Puerto Rico walk of fame.

Chayanne has performed on 8 occasions at the Viña del Mar festival, also being one of the most awarded.



Since 1989 he has been married to the former beauty queen and also a lawyer Marilisa Maronesse with whom he has two children just as handsome as him, with more than 30 years of marriage they are considered one of the most beloved couples in the world.