Photos

 

Pitbull

20 Things You Didn't Know

  •  
    Pitbull's real name is Armando Christian Perez.

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Splash News

  •  
    He played basketball in high school.

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Splash News/Shutterstock

  •  
    Some of Pitbull's influences include Notorious B.I.G., Big Pun, and Nas.

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Splash News/Everett Collection/Shutterstock/Getty Images/WireImage

  •  
    The 305 recited in many of Pit's songs stands for the area code in Miami-Dade County, Florida, where the rapper was born.

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Marquisphoto/Shutterstock

  •  
    His first mainstream song was 'Culo' featuring Lil' Jon.

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Getty Images

  •  
    He's collaborated with EVERYONE including Marc Anthony, Kelly Rowland, LMFAO, Ne-Yo, Sean Paul, Lil Jon, Pharrell, Shakira, Enrique Iglesias, Gloria Estefan, Daddy Yankee, Jennifer Lopez and Christina Aguilera.

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Splash News

  •  
    He decided on the name 'Pitbull' because 'they bite to lock. The dog is too stupid to lose. And they're outlawed in Dade County. They're basically everything that I am. It's been a constant fight.'

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Quicksnap Photo/Shutterstock

  •  
    He also goes by Lil' Chico or Mr. 305.

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Splash News

  •  
    He's always dressing to the nines!

    Photo: Splash News

  •  
    Lindsay Lohan tried to sue him over the lyrics in his song with Ne-Yo, 'Give me Everything.'

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Splash News

  •  
    Pitbull celebrates his birthday on January 14th, making him a Capricorn.

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Splash News

  •  
    He's an Obama supporter!

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Splash News

  •  
    Pitbull was the host of his own Spanish-language program on the cable channel Mun2 titled La Esquina.

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Mun2

  •  
    Pitbull and Diddy launched the clothing line Bad Boy Latino in 2005.

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Getty Images

  •  
    He has three kids...

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Getty Images

  •  
    ...one boy and two girls!

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Splash News

  •  
    He wants to be the next J-Lo! 'I'm not here to exploit our culture - I'm here to empower it, and I want to build a brand like Jennifer Lopez.'

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Getty Images

  •  
    He enjoyed getting slimed at the 2013 Kid's Choice Awards.

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Getty Images

  •  
    He's up for five Billboard Latin Music Awards!

    Click here for more info about Pitbull and Ke$ha's tour together this summer.

    Photo: Getty Images

  •  
    Pitbull's song "Oye" was featured on the soundtrack to the film 2 Fast 2 Furious.