Darío Gómez Net Worth: Cause Of Death


Darío Gómez whose birth name is Darío de Jesús Gómez Zapata, was born on February 6, 1951 until his death on July 26, 2022). Darío Gómez was a singer and composer of Música popular, known by the nickname El Rey del Despecho (lit. “King of Spite”).

Darío Gómez

Darío Gómez
Darío Gómez
NameDarío Gómez
Net Worth$5 million
OccupationSinger, Composer
Age71 years

His initiation interpreting happened with a group called Los Legendarios, until getting to form its own disk seal. His artistic career has given him more than six million albums sold in national and international markets. He has successfully performed “Nadie es eterno” (Nobody is eternal), perhaps the greatest success of his artistic career and that gave him the title of El Rey del Despecho (The king of spite). He also composed songs like La oveja negra (The black sheep), Tú y la gente (You and the people), El hijo del amor (The son of love), El rey del despecho (The king of spite) and Corazón resentido (Resentful heart). He had also interpreted songs such as Sobreviviré.


Darío De Jesus Gómez Zapata began writing verses at age 14 and seeking support while working as a mechanic and farmer. While in Medellín, on the recommendation of a friend, he came to Codiscos, where his musical production was announced. In 1977 Gómez already worked as artistic director in this company. In his notes were highlighted themes of December, the picaresque tone, vallenatos and dance. It was then when he decided to integrate with his brother Heriberto Gómez in the group “Los Legendarios”. His first great success is “Ángel perdido”, he was inspired by the death of his sister Rosangela, on October 31, 1978.

In 1985, Darío Gómez made his debut as a soloist and scored a new triumph when he performed “Decidelo (Decide it)”; then he released his first full length with the name of Así se le canta al despecho (So it is sung to spite).

On May 14, 2015, Gómez released the video of “me voy a casar (I’m going to marry)” next to the King of Popular Music Jhonny Rivera. On August 11, he would release the remix of No Hay Razón Para Odiarte (There’s no reason to hate you) in collaboration with Yelsid and Andy Rivera recording a reggaeton for the first time.

What Is Darío Gómez Cause of death?

Gómez died at the age of 71 at Clínica Las Américas in the city of Medellín at 19:31 (COT), after being sent having fallen unconscious. When he arrived at the clinic, he showed no vital signs. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation attempts were made with no success. His death cause has not been revealed.

Darío Gómez net worth

How much was Darío Gómez worth? Darío Gómez net worth was estimated at around $5 million. His main source of income was from his career as a singer and composer. His successful career earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and influential singers in Columbia.