Johnny Ventura net worth

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Johnny Ventura (born Juan de Dios Ventura Soriano, March 8, 1940, La Romana, Dominican Republic) is a Dominican merengue composer and singer who had a net worth of $6 million at the time of his death. However, it is not possible to make an exact calculation about the fortune of this great singer. We have estimated Johnny Ventura’s net worth, salary, money,  income, and assets.



NameJuan de Dios Ventura Soriano
Net Worth:$6 Million
Date of Birth:
March 8, 1940
Instruments:Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Origin:Vocals
Profession:Singer, bandleader, lawyer, politician, author
Nationality:Dominican
Johnny Ventura Died
Johnny Ventura / Photo

Johnny Ventura Death

Juan de Dios Ventura Soriano, better known as Johnny Ventura, died of a heart attack this Wednesday afternoon.

His death occurred in the emergency room of the Clínica Unión Médica del Norte, in the city of Santiago de los Caballeros, where he was taken after feeling ailments. The same was confirmed by his son, Jandy Ventura.

It turned out that Ventura was in a restaurant in Santiago with the teacher Jochy Sánchez when he began to present health problems. Immediately, he was taken to the Unión Médica del Norte clinic, where he received urgent attention which could not revive him.

Ventura was the most popular merenguero of all time. Also known as the «Caballo Mayor» he innovated with his catchy rhythm accompanied by his group El Combo-Show.

He was a deputy and mayor of Santo Domingo, with Peggy Cabral as vice-president, in the period 1998-2002, nominated on both occasions by the Dominican Revolutionary Party.

At the end of March 2020, Ventura, who unsuccessfully ran for mayor of the Dominican capital in the last municipal elections, remained hospitalized for three days after testing positive for covid-19, a disease from which he recovered satisfactorily.

“It is important that all the people who have been in contact with me in recent days take prevention and isolation measures to avoid the spread,” says the statement, in which he appreciates “the expressions of affection received.”

The contagion of the artist and politician has become known a few hours after the announcement of the death of Ambassador Antonio Vargas due to heart failure last morning, and that he was admitted to the Dr. Ramón de Lara Hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus.

Johnny Ventura Dies
Johnny Ventura / Photo

History & Musical Career

The artist, popularly called “El Caballo Mayor”, was a prominent Dominican merenguero who was born on March 8, 1940, in Santo Domingo . From an early age he longed to become the best architect in the country without ever imagining that the low income would prevent him from entering the university.

Later he enrolled at the Ercina Chevalier Commercial Institute, where he became a Commercial Secretary, based on typing, shorthand, accounting and filing, which allowed him to integrate into the labor market.

In this institute he had his beginnings in music, since after having participated in various cultural activities as a singer, dancer, declaimer, and entertainer, he appeared, on June 2, 1956, in the program La Voz de la Alegría was achieved first place.

During his ascent in music, Johnny Ventura took singing and music courses at the school of the Dominican Voice, in the radio and television company, where the school of announcers received the name of Héctor J. Díaz, who came out as a professional microphone.

His music came to cross the border, making himself known in several countries of the world such as Haiti, Aruba, Puerto Rico, Canada, Jamaica, Venezuela, Curaçao, Panama, Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Saint Croix, Mexico, Sain Marteen, Saint Thomas, Martiniqués, Guadalupe, Tortola, Vieques, Nicaragua, Nassau, El Salvador, Europe, in the same way in most of the continent, in the United States, and many of its states.

In the 60’s he began his career studying music and speech with scholarships that he had won in several musical competitions, he was nicknamed with the stage name Johnny Ventura to avoid confusion with the anti-Trujilliasta pilot Juan de Dios Ventura Simó, who participated in the June 14 Movement in Constanza in 1959.

Amelia Warner– After graduating from NYU with a master's degree in history, She was also a columnist for many local newspapers. Amelia Warner mostly covers Entertainment topics, but at times loves to write about movie reviews as well.

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