Tego Calderon
Tego Calderon
Real Name/Full Name Tegui Calderon Rosario
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Tego Calderon
Birth Place: Santurce, Puerto Rico
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 1 February 1972
Age/How Old: 52 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 6″
Weight: In Kilograms – 74 Kg
In Pounds – 163 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Esteban Calderon Illaraza
Mother – Pilar Rosario Parilla
Siblings: Hilda Feliz Calderon Rosario.
School: Miami Beach Senior High School
College: Escuela Libre de Musica
Religion: Non- Religious
Nationality: Puerto Rican
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Michelle Peterbauer
Kids/Children Name: Malcolm X Calderon,  Ebony Nairobi Calderon
Profession: Actor and hip hop artist
Net Worth: $5 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Tegui Calderon Rosario is a Puerto Rican actor and hip-hop artist. He is best known by his stage name Tego Calderon. His rise to fame started when he released his album, El Abayarde, in 2003. The album was an international hit that sold over 300,000 copies. The album also made him get nominated for a Latin Grammy Award. The year 2003 was a splendid year for him as he featured in Eddie Dee’s 12 Discipulos album, which highly increased his fame among the reggaeton music community. Tego’s songs are always themed around condemning the Puerto Rican government for corruption.

Well, how well do you know about Tego Calderón? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Tego Calderón’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Tego Calderón to date.

Biography and Early Life

Tego was born to Pilar Rosario Parilla and Esteban Calderon Illaraza on 1 February 1972. He was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, but they relocated to Miami. Tego’s father worked in Puerto Rico’s government in health while his mother was a schoolteacher. While in school, Tego was introduced to various cultures and where he studied percussion. He has a sister by the name of Hilda Feliz Calderon Rosario.

He played as a drummer in a rock band. This band used to do covers of songs from various artists such as Ozzy Osbourne and Led Zeppelin. Calderon realized that his parents loved listening to Ismael Rivera and his father was also a jazz lover. He decided to incorporate the two genres into his music, including songs like Minnie the Moocher. Tego then came up with his style of music, which incorporated styles such as salsa, plena, hip-hop, and dancehall. Tego decided that he would focus on urban life, which is where his lyrics majored.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tego Calderón in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tego Calderón’s age is 52 years old as of today’s date 24th April 2024 having been born on 1 February 1972. Though, he is 5′ 6″ in feet and inches and 167 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 163 lbs in Pound and 74 kg in Kilograms.


Calderon attended Miami Beach Senior High School. He focused on percussion studies and learning lyrics and composition as he studied in the Escuela Libre de Musica in Puerto Rico.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Tego Calderon is not much of a social media personnel, and thus not much of his information concerning his life outside music is known. Despite that, he has over 11k followers on Twitter and over 2 million followers on Instagram. He got married to his darling Michelle Peterbauer in 2006. Together, the couple has two children, Ebony Nairobi Calderon and Malcolm X Calderon. He currently resides in Turismo end Santurce in Puerto Rico with his family.

Is Tego Calderon Gay?

Tego Calderon is of a straight sexual orientation. He got married in 2006, and there are no rumors of divorce. There also have been no rumors that could convict Tego of being gay or bisexual. He is happily married, and the relationship will last for a very long time.

Professional Career

Tego began his career in the 1990s as he participated in the Puerto Rican Hip Hop contest. There he met artists like Eddie Dee and DJ Adam. Tego was still not accepted by many producers as they considered his style of music and outdated.

In 1999 when Eddie Dee became very successful, he signed Tego into his (Eddie) label together with Boricua Guerrero. Tego released his first song in 2000, where it became a hit and was one of the reggaeton classics. Calderon released El Abayarde in 2002 and which brought him a lot of fame. The song was a commercial success, and it sold over 75,000 units in just a week. Tego remains one of the most renowned Puerto Rican artists, and he is still going higher in his career.

Tego is also an actor and has been featured in several high-grossing movies, including Fast & Furious and Fast Five.


Tego has been given a few awards. In 2004, he was given the Al Natural Award for Hip Hop/ Reggaeton song of the year. He was nominated for the category of Best Latin Rock in the EI Subestimado, and in 2012, he was the winner for the category of Best Music Album in the El Que Sabe Award.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tego Calderon in 2024

Tego Calderon Net Worth
Tego Calderon Net Worth

Tego has amassed much of his wealth from his career as a musician. He has had a good fortune selling his music albums which are a hit. As of 2024, his current estimated net worth stands at around $5 million.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Calderon’s favorite colors are blue and brown.
  • He has a favorite destination which is New York.
  • He stands tall at the height of 5 ft 6 inches and weighs 74 kg.
  • His eye color is black, and his eye color is also black.
  • Tego worked as a mechanic when he was still learning.

Tego Calderon is one person that deserves to be applauded. He has undergone a rough path, but he is now where he is now because of patience and endurance. Tego is an example of one who never gives up and reaps the seed that he sows. His success has not come easy, and we hope he goes on to become even better.


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