Gerardo Ortíz Medína, simply known as Gerardo Ortíz, is a Mexican singer-songwriter and record producer in the region. He grew up in Pasadena, California, where he attended Blair High School. In 2010, he won a Grammy nomination for Best Norteño Album for his debut album Ni Hoy Ni Mañana. At the 2013 Mexican Billboard Music Awards, he received four awards: Male Artist of the Year, Norteño Album of the Year, Norteño Artist of the Year and Artist of the Year, Song. He was also nominated for a Grammy Award for the best Mexican album in the region in 2013, for his album El Primer Ministro. On March 20, 2011, Ortíz survived an ambush in Mexico that killed his cousin and business manager. In July 2014, Ortíz joined Latin Grammy winner Ana Bárbara as a judge for the eleventh season of Estrella TV's Tengo Talento talent search competition, Mucho Talento airing from September to November 2014
|Birth name||Gerardo Ortíz Medína|
|Born||October 05, 1989, Pasadena, California, United States|
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, record producer, actor|
|Labels||DEL Records, Sony Music Latin|
|Associated acts||Regulo Caro|
|Website||Gerardo Ortiz's Official site|
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Regional Mexican music star who earned a Grammy nomination for his 2010 debut album Ni Hoy Ni Mañana. He has won several Premio Lo Nuestro awards including Norteño Artist in 2013 and both Regional Mexican Album and Song in 2015.
He started making his first public performances at age eight.
He survived a violent kidnapping attempt in 2011.
He has four brothers: William, Kevin, Anthony and Oscar. His brother Kevin is also a pop singer. He grew up in Sinaloa which is his parents' birthplace.
He followed in the footsteps of Larry Hernandez to become a top Mexican-American artist.
- American musician Norteño
- American banda musicians
- Musicians from Pasadena, California
- Latin artists of Sony Music
- Spanish-speaking singer from the United States
- Musicians of Hispanic and Latin American descent
- Latin musician
Latest information about Gerardo Ortiz updated on June 20 2021.