Tito Puente is a popular American Songwriter, record producer, Musician, and bandleader of Puerto Rican descent and he was well known for dance-oriented mambo and Latin jazz compositions that endured an overseas 50-plus year career. Tito Puente gained popularity after Google Doodle honored him. Tito Puente is mainly popular among the people of the United States. Tito Puente passed away on June 1st, 2000 in New York and he was 77 years old when he died. 

Tito Puente
Tito Puente

Who is Tito Puente?

Tito Puente is a popular American Songwriter, record producer, Musician, and bandleader of Puerto Rican descent and he was well known for dance-oriented mambo and Latin jazz compositions that endured an overseas 50-plus year career. Tito Puente and his music have appeared in many movies such as Calle 54 & The Mambo Kings and he guest starred on several television shows like, Who shot Mr Burns? , Sesame Street, and The Simpsons.

Tito Puente served in the American Navy for 3 years during world war II & he was discharged with a presidential Unit Citation for serving in one battle on the escort carrier USS Santee. Tito Puente was at the height of his popularity during the 1950’s and he helped to bring Afro-Cuban and Caribbean sounds like Son, Mambo, and Cha Cha Cha to the audiences.

Tito Puente was so successful playing popular Afro-Cuban rhythms that many people mistakenly identified him as a Cuban citizen & then he released ‘Dane Mania’, possibly his most well-known album which he released in 1958. Tito Puente’s name is frequently mentioned in the Television production La Epoca and the film discusses many of Tito Puente’s contributions & also features interviews with some of the musicians that Tito Puente recorded with. Tito Puente’s famous songs are, Mambos Vol 1-5, Mambrama, Cha cha cha’s for lovers, Puente in Percussion, Cuban carnival, and Dancing under Latin skies.

Tito Puente  Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Zodiac Sign, Nationality, and More

As per reports  Tito Puente’s Nationality is American and Tito Puente’s zodiac sign is not disclosed and Tito Puente’s ethnicity is not known. Tito Puente was born on 20th April 1923 and as of his birthday he is 99 years old, he was born in New York City, New York, United States and as per his birthplace, his nationality is American.

Tito Puente Wiki, Age, Early Life, Education, and Biography

Tito Puente is a popular American Songwriter, record producer, Musician, and bandleader of Puerto Rican descent he was well known for dance-oriented mambo and Latin jazz compositions that endured an overseas 50-plus year career. Tito Puente was born and raised in New York City, New York, United States with his family and he was living in New York City, New York, United States. Tito Puente was born to Puerto Rican parents residing in New York & he spent his childhood in Spanish Harlem. Tito Puente went to Norman Thomas High School and The Juilliard School.

Tito Puente Wiki/Biography, Bio, Birthday, Date Of Birth

Full Name Ernest Anthony Puente Jr
Nick Name Not Known
Popular As Tito Puente
Birthday 20th April
Date Of Birth 20th April 1923
Age 99 years Old.
Birthplace New York City, New York, United States
Hometown New York City, New York, United States
Nationality American
Profession Singer, songwriter, and record producer
Education Graduate

Tito Puente Education (School & College)

School Name                   Norman Thomas High School and The Juilliard School
College Name                   Private Colleges of New York
Education Qualification   Graduate

 

 Tito Puente Height & Weight (Physical Stats)

Height  5 feet 8 inches (172cm, 1.72m) approx.

 

In Inches: 5’8

In Centimetres: 172cm

In Metres: 1.72m

Weight  In Kg: 70 kg approx. 

 

In Pounds:  154Lbs

Eye Color Not Known
Hair Color  Not Known

 

Tito Puente Parents and Siblings

Father Name               Ernest Puente
Mother Name               Ercilla Puente
Siblings                  Anna Puente and Alberto Puente

 

Who is Tito Puente’s Wife?

Tito Puente’s marital status is married, Tito Puente’s wife’s name was Margaret Asencio and their children’s names are Richard Puente, Audrey Puente, and Tito Puente Jr.

Marital Status Married
Wife/Partner Margaret Asencio
Children           Richard Puente, Audrey Puente and Tito Puente Jr 

 

Tito Puente Net Worth & Income 

Tito Puente is a popular American Songwriter, record producer, Musician, and bandleader of Puerto Rican descent and his estimated net worth is Not Known.

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Tito Puente Instagram, Twitter & Other Social Media Accounts

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Twitter Not Known
Facebook Not Known
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Some Lesser-known Facts about Tito Puente 

  •  Tito Puente’s birthplace is in New York City, New York, United States.
  •  Tito Puente is from New York City, New York, United States.
  •  Tito Puente’s birthday is 20th April 1923.
  •  Tito Puente is 99 years old.
  •  Tito Puente celebrates his birthday on; the 20th of April.
  •  Tito Puente’s wife’s name is Margaret Asencio.
  •  Tito Puente’s sibling’s name is Anna Puente and Alberto Puente.

FAQs (Tito Puente Frequently Asked Questions)

  1. Who is Tito Puente?

    Tito Puente is a popular American Songwriter, record producer, Musician, and bandleader of Puerto Rican descent and he is well-known after he was honored by Google Doodle.

  2. How old is Tito Puente?

    Tito Puente is 99 year old.

  3. Where is Tito Puente from?

    Tito Puente is from New York City, New York, United States.

Disclaimer: This Above Information is taken from some media reports.

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