Natalia Lafourcade is a Mexican rock singer and songwriter who has a net worth of $5 Million. She shot to fame with the release of her breakout song “Hasta la Raíz” in 2015. The track went viral and landed her as one of the most successful artists in Latin America.
Lafourcade has been making music since 1998 and has released 10 studio albums, an EP, as well as numerous tracks as of today. She has become an internet sensation thanks to her hit singles Tú Sí Sabes Quererme, Nunca es Suficiente, and Hasta la Raíz.
Natalia earned wide critical acclaim following the release of her two-part album, Musus in 2017 and 2018 respectively. The 13 Latin Grammy Award winner singer Natalia established herself as a successful singer, composer, and producer. In this post, we will discuss the career and biography of Natalia Lafourcade.
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|María Natalia Lafourcade Silva
María Natalia Lafourcade Silva was born on February 26, 1984, in Mexico City and was raised by her parents in Coatepec, Veracruz. Growing up, music was always in her blood as her father Gastón Lafourcade is a prominent Chilean musician.
Natalia’s mother María del Carmen Silva Contreras pursued a career as a pianist. Moreover, the entire family was in music such as her uncle Enrique Lafourcade was a Chilean writer. Natalia found a love for music and as a child, she began taking classes with her mother.
She crafted her musical skills by listening to artists like Fiona Apple, Gloria Trevi, Garibaldi, Julieta Venegas, and Ely Guerra. In terms of education, Natalia attended a Catholic middle school called Instituto Anglo Español. Upon her high school graduation, she enrolled at Academia de Música Fermatta.
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|Last 5 Years
Before launching her music career, she studied music, acting, singing, painting, and a handful of instruments such as flute, saxophone, guitar, and piano. She also got a chance to perform in a mariachi band when she was 10 years old.
Natalia began her professional career by joining “Twist” a pop musical group in 1998. She began performing at shows with other Twist members including Tabatha Vizuet and Ana Pamela Garcés. The following year, they parted ways after getting no traction.
While in college, she befriended Ximena Sariñana, Alonso Cortés, and Juan Manuel Torreblanca, who all became musicians later on. Her music eventually caught the attention of Sony Music with whom she signed and produced her debut LP in 2000.
Natalia Lafourcade had a big break when she launched her self-titled debut studio album in June 2002. It contains hit singles like Te Quiero Dar, En el 2000, Mírame, Mírate, and Busca un Problema. Two years later, Natalia earned a Latin Grammy nomination for Best New Artist for her first album.
Her second album “Casa” came out in August 2005 as a part of her band “La Forquetina”. The album featured a lead song “Ser Humano”. The following year, she began working as a solo artist and left La Forquetina group. The album won a Latin Grammy for Best Rock Album in September 2006.
Natalia released her first extended play “Las 4 Estaciones del Amor” in January 2008 under the Sony BMG label. The following year, her third album “HU HU HU” was released which wound up becoming Mexico’s top 10 album. It boasted features from the likes of Julieta Venegas and Juan Son. Natalia Lafourcade earned a net worth of 5 million US dollars.
In September 2012, Lafourcade dropped her fourth studio album “Mujer Divina – Homenaje a Agustín Lara” which sold over 94,000 copies as of December 2013. Moreover, she earned a platinum and gold record for the album’s commercial success.
After earning a good reputation in the music industry, Natalia continued to release more hit projects including her fifth album “Hasta La Raíz” in March 2015. The title track of the album blew up reaching number 5 on the Viral 50 Global Spotify Chart.
Natalia gained international success with her sixth studio album “Musas” released in May 2017. The album’s lead single “Tú Sí Sabes Quererme” earned a whopping 300 million views on YouTube and the album was certified gold in Mexico.
She followed this up by releasing her next album titled “Musas Volumen 2” in February 2018 and it also became a major hit. Natalia Lafourcade’s most popular songs include:
- Hasta la Raíz
- Tú sí sabes quererme
- Lo Que Construimos
- Amor, Amor de Mis Amores
- Nunca Es Suficiente
- En el 2000
As a featured artist, Natalia worked with many acts such as Liquits, Kalimba, Control Machete, and Reik. She teamed up with a former band on appeared on several compilation disks as well as songs like Y Todo Para Que, Piel Canela, etc.
In 2007, Natalia began collaborating with the People Project group after moving to Canada. Soon, she came back to her home country and started recording her album. In 2010, Natalia collaborated with numerous acts including El Canto del Loco, Los Daniels, Manolo García, Lunas del Auditorio, and Carla Morrison among others.
- 2020 Billboard Latin Music Awards – Regional Mexican Song of the Year _ Won
- Eight Grammy Award nominations Four of which Natalia won
- 2019 Latin American Music Awards – Favorite Female Artist _ Nomination
- 34 Latin Grammy Awards 17 of which she won
- 2004 and 2021 Lo Nuestro Awards – Rock New Artist of the Year – Video of the Year _ Nominations
- 2015 and 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards – Best Latin America North Act _ Nominations
- 2003 MTV Video Music Awards – Best Solo Artist – Best Pop Artist _ Won
- 2023 Rolling Stone en Español Awards -Album of the Year – Artist of the Year _ Won
Natalia Lafourcade Net Worth
Natalia Lafourcade has a net worth of $5 Million as of 2024. She is one of the most influential singers of the 2000s in Latin America. Her popularity grew when she dropped her hit single Tú Sí Sabes Quererme.
Natalia had a big break when two of her major hit albums Musus came out. Since then, she has been working with numerous high-profile artists and making thousands of dollars. Natalia Lafourcade’s annual income is roughly $600,000.