Most well known as a singer and tambourine player for the pagode band Sorriso Maroto. The group has gone on to release nearly half a dozen successful albums, an EP, and several live albums.
Sorriso Maroto was formed in 1997 when he and some friends from Grajaú began playing music together. He started as the group's lead singer.
The 2015 Sorriso Maroto album Sorriso Eu Gosto - Ao Vivo No Maracanãzinho was nominated for a Latin Grammy for Best Samba/Pagode Album.
He has one son named Lorenzo.