Dominicano bachata singer and songwriter known for hits like "Maestra", "Tu Sabes Bien" and "Fabula de Amor".
He signed with Premium Latin Music in 1993, and released his first full-length solo album, Todo Se Paga, in 1998.
In 2007 he signed with Universal Music Group.
His parents are Juan Mateo Martínez and Hidalia González.
In September 2018 he performed the song "Pena Por Ti" live with Luis Alberto Segura.