The Venezuelan singer Jose Luis Rodriguez, who is heading to turn 80, is one of the great references of Latin music worldwide and he achieved this throughout his more than five decades of career. In 2017 he was removed from the stage for a while because he had to undergo a lung transplant, which had him on the verge of death.
Over time and with the support of family and friends, Jose Luis Rodriguez he got ahead, he recovered, he sang again, even in delicate health conditions and to have contact with his audience that never leaves him alone. The Puma is grateful for life and a very believing human being who thanks God for this new opportunity.
The singer born in Caracas, is a complete artist since he is also an actor. In the beginning he participated in an infinity of Venezuelan soap operas with great figures from the artistic world and that led him to fame. Also in this time of artist his nickname was born “The Puma” that has made him travel the world with his profession.
It was the year 1972 when Jose Luis Rodriguez He appeared in the Venezuelan telenovela “A girl named Milagros”, there he gave life to a character called “El Puma” and from then on he carried that artistic nickname with which he achieved fame.
In 2004, El Puma settled in Miami and lives in a spacious and luxurious mansion with his second wife Carolina Pérez and until a few years ago, with his youngest daughter, Genesis Rodriguezwho left the family home when she decided to succeed as an actress in Hollywood.