Gerardo Mejía


Gerardo Mejía Bio

Who is Gerardo Mejía

Gerardo Mejía better known by his mononym Gerardo, is an Ecuadorian rapper and singer who later became a recording industry executive, and more recently a youth pastor.

Early Life (Childhood)

Gerardo was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador. He moved with his family to Glendale, California, when he was 12 years old. His nick name is Rico Suave.

Interesting Facts

He signed/introduced Enrique Iglesias to EMI Records in 1998 and also signed rapper Bubba Sparxxx. He execute with EMI Latin in Los Angeles on September 2002. He is also an actor.

Personal Life

Gerardo has been married to Kathy Eicher, Miss West Virginia USA 1989, since July 15, 1994. They have three children named Bianca Mejía, Nadia Mejía and Jaden Mejía.


Gerardo music video Rico Suave (song) was nominated for two MTV Video Music Awards; Best Music Video and Best New Artist.


'Suave Says' star Gerardo Mejia admitted to sleeping with 500-600 women while still married to his wife, Kathy.