Alfredo Olivas

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Birthday
1, 1994
Birthplace
Ciudad Obregon, Mexico
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
1, 1994 (age 23)
Birthplace
Ciudad Obregon, Mexico

About

Famous for his albums Privilegio and El Patroncito, this Mexican singer and songwriter is known for his corridos, or Mexican regional ballads. Extremely popular on social media, he had attracted nearly 1.5 million Facebook likes; 90,000 Twitter fans; and 1.1 million Instagram followers.

Before Fame

His first album, released on iTunes in 2011, includes the singles "Autorizame" and "El Principio del Infierno."

Trivia

In February of 2015, during a live performance in Hildago del Parra, Chihuahua, Mexico, Olivas was shot by an audience member and subsequently hospitalized for his injuries.

Family Life

He spent his youth in Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico.

Associated With

Olivas and fellow singer Gerardo Ortiz both rose to fame for their Mexican regional music. Over the course of their careers, both men also survived extreme incidents of violence.