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Who Is Panamanian Singer Rubén Blades? Explore About His Wife, Married & Net Worth

Ruben Blades

Ruben Blades is a Panamanian singer, musician, actor, and politician known for his work in the movies such as Color Of Night (1994), Once Upon A Time In Mexico (2003), Safe House (2012), and The Counselor (2013). Once Ruben was appointed as a minister of tourism by Panamanian President Martin Torrijos and worked as a tourism minister for a five-year term from 2004 until 2009. Ruben composed and sang Patria (Motherlands), which many Panamanian citizens consider their official second national anthem. He is also an award-winning singer who has won fourteen-time Grammy Awards and two Latin Grammy Awards.

Who Is Ruben Blades? How Old Is He?

Ruben Blades is a Panamanian salsa singer, songwriter, actor, and political activist born on 16 July 1948 in Panama City, Panama, later settling in New York City.

His full name is Ruben Blades Bellido de Luna, and he is currently 73-years-old having a Zodiac sign of Cancer.

The 73-years-old salsa singer was born into a musical family. His father’s name is Rubén Blades Sr., a bongo player, basketball player, and police detective. In contrast, his mother’s name is Anoland Diaz, who is a piano player and singer.

Ruben enrolled in the University of Panama and held a Bachelor of Arts’ Law degree and an LL.M in International Law from Harvard University.

Ruben Blades stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches or 1.78 m tall.

When Did Ruben Blades Get Married?

Ruben Blades married twice. He had previously married Lisa Lebenzon on 13 December 1986. Their relationship wasn’t last long and went on for divorce. There wasn’t valid information found about their divorce and the reason behind the divorced is still a mystery.

The Panamanian actor got married to his second wife named Luba Mason, on 4 August 2006. His wife, Luba Mason, is an American by nationality. She is a popular American actress known for her work on the movies such as Person of Interest (2011), Forever (2014), and Red Pill (2021).

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Ruben and his wife, Luba, have a massive age difference of 13-years. Both of them appeared together in different events and functions.

The couple is the parents of one child, a son named Joseph Verne.

How Much Is The Net Worth Of Ruben Blades? Career Overview

Ruben Blades has a massive net worth of $10 million. He has earned a huge amount of fortune from his professional career as a singer, musician, actor, politician, and social media influencer has more than 828k followers on Instagram.

As A Singer

Ruben is a professional singer and musician who has contributed to the music industry in the early 1970s.

Initially, Ruben loved playing guitar and used to sing North American rock and roll songs. Later he composed his own songs about social criticism and daily life collaboration with Pete Rodriguez, producing hits such as Descarga Caliente and De Panama a New York during the 1970s.

Some of his popular songs including Pedro Navaja, Te Estan Buscando, Amor y Control, Quitate Tu, Quiero Saber, Anacaona, Plastico, Ligia Elena, Sicarious, and others.

Movies & Tv Series

Additionally, Ruben Blades is also a successful actor. He made his first film debut as a leading role in The Last Fight in 1983 alongside Willie Colón and Fred Williamson.

Some of his Television films and movies include Crossover Dreams (1985), Critical Condition (1987), Dead Man Out (1989), Predator 2 (1990), Crazy from the Heart (1991), Assassination Tango (2002), The Maldonado Miracle (2003), Fear the Walking Dead (2015-2021), Red Pill (2021), and others.