New York native Andy Mineo is a Christian hip-hop rapper, producer, and video director. His studio album ‘Uncomfortable’ debuted at No. 10 on the US Billboard 200 chart. His song You Can’t Stop Me was certified gold by RIAA on 17 January 2018 and also won an ESPN Whammy Award for MLB’s Top Walk Up Song. He has created a 4 season webseries on YouTube channel titled Saturday Morning Car-Tunez which accumulated more than 1 million views.
Who is Andy Mineo?
Andy Mineo was born as Andrew Aaron Mineo on 17 April 1988, in Syracuse, New York and raised in a single parent home. He studied at Henninger High School. He has a sister who worked as a counselor at Summer Camp. During his summer holidays, he went to a Summer Camp. Before he was entering the eight level, he exposed to Gospel, and his life had changed.
After high school, Andy attended The City College of New York. At the time, Andy joined a rap group named Fat Camp along with his friend, Leonard. The two alos recorded a song together in 2001. Fat Camp won a song conest for WJPZ-FM and signed tp Syracuse University’s Marshall Street Records.
Andy Mineo’s mother, Fran Mineo Passed Away
Andy Mineo’s mother Fran Mineo passed away from Leukemia on 28 August 2018. Andy shared the sad news via his Instagram. In the statement, he wrote, his mother on Tuesday. She was battling with leukemia from the past year and was upswing after her stem cell transplant. Unfortunately, there was a complication, and she went home to be with the lord.
Mineo continued, “He had the gift of sitting by her bedside as she passed, to hold her, read scripture and pray over her. She died surrounded by family and her children.”
He posted a picture of his mom in the hospital which was shot in the earlier year. Mineo wrote in the caption that his mom was diagnosed with cancer and looking for a stem cells donor. Despite his mom’s untimely health, Mineo praised for her.
He added, “She’s in good spirits and trusting God. She wanted me to share this with you.”
Andy Mineo’s Musical Journey
Andy Mineo worked as a producer while he was at Henninger High School at Upstate New York. During he first year of college, Andy met the producer Alex Medina. Mineo moved to New oirk City to pursue his career in the music industry. Later he re-dedicated to his to Christ and decided to shut down his studio and also the left the Fat Camp.
Andy Mineo released his mixtape Sin is Wack in 2009 and joined a community outreached program organised by Nicky Cruz. In 2010, he sang on the Lecrae song Background from Rehab. In 2011, Mineo released a song In My City along with Efrain. On July 28, 2011, Mineo signed a deal with Reach Records. On 29 September, he released his debut mixtape Formerly Known through Reach records. In May 2012, he released 4-episode web series titled Saturday Morning Car-Tubbez.
On 16 April 2013, rapper Mineo released his debut studio album Heroes for Sales featuring Lecrae, KB, Christon Gray, Krizz Kaliko, and Trip Lee. Three singles; AYO, Bitter and You Will were released from the album. His album debuted at number 11 on the US Billboard 200, number 4 on Top Rap Albums and number 2 on the US Top Christian Albums. The album had sold 32,000 copies in the USA.
On January 28, 2014, Christian hip hop artist Andy Mineo released his first EP titled Never Land. It follows up to his 2013 studio album Heroes for Sale. The extended play had a total of seven tracks and debuted debuted at number 13 on the US Billboard 200, and by the September 2015, the album had sold 72,000 copies in the US. Minoe released a single Lay Up which reached at number 19 on the US Top Christian Albums featuring with Wordsplayed.
In September 2015, the rapper released his second studio album Uncomfortable by Reach Records. The album peaked at number 10 on the Billboard 200 and sold 35,000 copies in its first week. The albums have tracks like Uptown, Now I Know, Vendetta, Ghost and more. Andy founded Miner League and released a collaborative mixtape tittled Andy Mineo & Wordsplayed Present Magic & Bird in August 2017, peaked at number 1 on Top Chirstian Albums and number 3 on Rap Album Sales. In April 27, 2018, Andy Mineo released his another extended play titled I: the Arrow. The EP debuted at No. 2 on Billboard Top Chirstian Albums chart and sold 6,000 copies in its first week.
Who is Andy Mineo’s Wife?
Andy Mineo is a married man and living happily together with his wife, Cristina Luz Delgado. Andy Mineo and Cristina Delgado dot married on 23rd August 2014. The duo got engaged in April 2014 and decided to take their relationship another level. Currently, the rapper resides in Washington Heights.
Andy Mineo took Instagram to wish a happy birthday to his wife, Cristina. He shared a lovely photo with his wife, and in the caption, he wrote,
“Happy birthday to the greatest human I’ve ever met, @cristinamineo.
You love your family, God, your friends and myself with a fierceness and vulnerability that I admire so much. You’re a leader, a thinker, a lifelong learner and I can’t wait to see what else the future has for you. I’m here for all of it ♥️. In our home, we exercise “birthday dominance” – for 24 hours, whatever that person says, goes. Thank u for not abusing your power this year.”
There is not much information about his love life. Andy and Cristina have no children yet.
What is the Net Worth of Andy Mineo?
Andy Mineo is a rapper, producer and video director. He earns a hefty amount of money through his music sales and tours. He toured as a member of the 116 Clique on the Unashamed 2012: Come Alive tour from October to November. Throughout his career, he has released numerous single, mixtape and EP. The actual net worth and salary of Andy Mineo are still under review. Besides his music albums, Mineo has his own merch, where he sells jacket, t-shirts and sweatshirts.
Andy Mineo’s Social Profile
Christian rapper is active on all over the social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and Spotify. He has amassed over 531k followers on Instagram and 256k on Twitter. He keeps updating his day-to-day activities and also shared several photos with his wife.