Don Omar (born William Omar Landrón Rivera; February 10, 1978), is a Puerto Rican reggaeton singer and actor. He is sometimes referred to by his nickname El Rey (Spanish: "The King").
Omar is the youngest son of William Landrón and Luz Antonia Rivera. He was born and raised in Carolina, Puerto Rico. From an early age, he showed interest in the music of Vico C and Brewley MC. During his youth, he became an active member of a Protestant church, Iglesia Evangélica Restauración en Cristo in Bayamón where he occasionally offered sermons. However, after four years, he left the church to dedicate himself to singing.