Victor Mambo Santiago was the father of Victor Santiago Jr popularly known as N.O.R.E. He is an American pop artist who has given many superhit rap songs like “Superthug” and “Oye Mi Canto”. He has popularized reggaeton music to a vast extent. Victor Mambo Santiago died of a heart attack in 1998.
He was a supportive father to N.O.R.E. and always helped him. N.O.R.E. even acknowledged his grief over the death of his father. In this article, you will learn everything about Victor Mambo Santiago in detail. You will learn about his personal life, career and, net worth.
Victor Mambo Santiago was from Puerta Rica. Here, he married an Afro American girl. They had N.O.R.E. in 1997. His wife and other children are unknown till date because N.O.R.E. is a highly private person and doesn’t talk about his family. However, he mentioned his childhood where he was into little thefts and such acts leading him to prison. He also mentioned his father providing him the first gun. There he found few good musician Kiam Holley, better known as pseudonym Capone. Once N.O.R.E. was out of prison, he kickstarted his music career. He with a pseudonym Noreaga started working with his friend from the prison Capone-N-Noreaga, known as C-N-N. In 1997, N.O.R.E. was jailed again and when he came out, he launched a solo album because his partners were under trial or were in jail. Victor Mambo Santiago has a grandchild, Noah who is 11 years old and his son N.O.R.E. is married since 2009.
Victor Mambo Santiago was an amateur boxer, but he was not as famous as his son N.O.R.E. but N.O.R.E. said that his father was the only role model in his life. He never looked up to be like Michael Jordon, he always wanted to be like his father. This shows his affection towards his father. Victor Mambo Santiago was unable to build a huge career for himself, but was successful in inspiring his son to do something huge for himself so that his grandchildren have a happy and safer life as compared to his son, N.O.R.E.
Victor Mambo Santiago’s son N.O.R.E. has a net worth of $4 million as estimated in 2022. He has worked hard to have this net worth. His father’s net worth is unknown till today, but N.O.R.E. is a successful rapper and was at the peak of his career in 90s. His initial years of life were tough, but later, after coming out of prison, he was able to manage his career and this led to flow of income. He released many solo and duet albums and earned $4million till today which is still increasing. He did some poor performance in some albums, but this didn’t stop him. He kept on working hard and released more albums. Some of them were the topper in the charts.
Victor Mambo Santiago was a nice human with dreams. He died of a heart attack, otherwise, you never know he could be as famous as his son. N.O.R.E. He always aspires to be like his father because he must have taught him the value of hard work and this also shows the affectionate bond between him and his father. He called his father as the executive producer of his life because he has learnt a lot from his father. He even made an album where he has rapped about his father and said how his father is a special one in his life. Victor Mambo Santiago must be a proud father and has a great son who acknowledges his efforts of being a great father.