Considered one of the most famous Dominican singers, Emanuel Harrera Batista, commonly known as “the boss” or “El Alfa El Jefe”, gained fame as an influential dembow artist. He has released about three dozen digital singles and videos and gained a lot of fame.
As of 2023, El Alfa's net worth is estimated to be $5 million.
|Emanuel Herrera Batista
|Source(s) of Fame
|Singer, Rapper, Songwriter
|Date of Birth
|December 18, 1990
|Place of Birth
|Bajos de Haina, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
|Married, Alba Rosa,
The birth name of El Alfa is Emmanuel Herrera Batista, and he was born on December 18, 1990, in the Dominican Republic. Emmanuel does not share information about his parents, siblings, or childhood days. It is known that he wanted to grow up and become a barber, but he gradually developed an interest in music. When El Alfa turned 17, he lived separately from his family and pursued a musical career.
El Alfa officially started his music career in 2008, when he formed a duo with Eddy Wilson, a fellow Dominican artist. This duo gained fame, and El Alfa sang many famous street-style dembow tracks such as ‘Conmigo No’ and ‘El Fogon.’ The duo broke just the following year, and both singers decided to pursue their solo careers. Then El Alfa got a chance to come up with his first song named ‘Conche Bomba,’ which made him famous and recognized in the Dominican urban scene.
The appreciation he got from his first solo made him sing again. He came up with his second solo song in 2010, titled ‘Coco Mordan.’ This song featured his high-pitched voice along with a hard-hitting beat. He continued on his way to success with more solo songs such as ‘Cacao,’ ‘Muevete Jevi,’ and ‘Con To Lo Cascabeles.’
Then came the turning point in the entire musical career of El Alfa. In 2010, he released his biggest hit track titled ‘Tarzan,’ which broke records and made him famous worldwide. After this popular song, El Alfa started to work with a famous Puerto Rican artist Nicky Jam. He thus got an opportunity to do great in the sub-genre of Dembow’ TrapBow’.
Continuing on his way to success, Alfa went on to the Europe tour in 2016 to create great success for Dominican artists. After that. El Alfa collaborated with many international singers, including Black Eyed Peas, Cardi B, J Balvin, Pitbull, and Tyga.
El Alfa got married to Alba Rosa with whom he shares two kids, Fendi and Emanuel. The couple dated for 17 years before they finally tied the knot on December 5, 2021.
El Alfa is a very generous person in his real life. He is well-known for his charity works. He donates toys, books, and funds to needy children of the Dominican Republic.
Around 9 million fans on Instagram are keen to watch El Alfa’s posts and videos. He is one of the most influential social media personalities in Latin America. He shares his fan moments, pet videos, and family photos on his social media accounts. He has over 14 million monthly Spotify listeners.
El Alfa currently represents the Dominican Republic in the entire world with his sensual voice. The fame has gained him a net worth of almost $5 million!