|Real Name/Full Name
|Jose Alvaro Osorio Balvin
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|38 years old
|In Centimetres – 170cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
|In Kilograms – 73 Kg
In Pounds – 160 lbs
|Father –Jose Alvaro Osorio
Mother –Alba Mery
Jose Alvaro Osorio Balvin most commonly known as J Balvin is a Colombian reggaeton singer. He becomes one of the best –selling Latin music artist who has sales of more than 35 million copies worldwide. One of his popular song is named “6 AM” which he featured a Puerto Rican singer Farruko. His other popular songs are such like “Ay Vamos and “Mi gente”.
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Biography and Early Life
Balvin was born in Medellín Columbia on May 7, 1985 to a middle class family. His father owned a business and was also an economist. He grew up listening to rock groups like Nirvana and Metalica. Then his music was highly influenced by Daddy Yankee who is his role model. At the age of 17 he moved to New York City to study English and music.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is J Balvin in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, J Balvin’s age is 38 years old as of today’s date 20th February 2024 having been born on 7 May 1985. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 160 lbs in Pound and 73 kg in Kilograms.
Not much information is on the public portal in regard to his junior years but we are certain that Balvin participated in an English exchange program in Oklahoma. Shortly after, he moved to New York City so that he could sharpen his skills in English and music. Then he enrolled in EAFIT University in Medellín studying international business for seven semesters.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Balvin had a relationship with a woman called Ana Bekoa in 2016 things dint work out and they split up the following year. Then he found love again and this time he dated a lady by the name Karol G a famous Spanish singer but their relationship ended after some personal differences. He has not been in another relationship since then.
Is J Balvin Gay?
Balvin has made it clear on his Instagram page that he is not gay this is after he was asked the question when he was receiving artist of the year award at Premios Los Nuestro. He stated clearly that he is a straight guy.
Balvin had worked for various jobs in New York, Miami and Medellin. But he decided to move back to his home town where he began performing in various clubs and this increased his social media presence. In 2009 He got signed to EMI Columbia which released his first single “Ella me Cautivo” and was ranked #35 on the tropical songs billboard charts and was #10 on US latin charts. No sooner had he released the first music than he released his second single “Ay Vamos”. The song was received well in the Latin markets that it even won an award for best urban song. The songs video has over 1 billion views.
One of his popular song is named “6 AM” which he featured a Puerto Rican singer Farruko. this song launched his breakthrough and broke all his previous singing records to become a massive hit in Latin America, Europe and United States. He then launched his debut album “real” in 2010. The album gave him a fair share of exposure, and then in 2011 he released his next album “El Negotio”. On October 29, 2013 Balvin launched his third album “La familia” which was produced by Capital Latin Records.
The album was such an achievement for Balvin for it was nominated for the best urban albums. In 2016, he released his fourth album “energia” the album constituted inspirational music such as “Ginza”, ”bobo”, safari and “sigo extranandote”. Then in June 2017 he released his single “Mi Gente” which he featured French Dj and record producer. The song was from his fifth album “vibras” it became a tremendous hit of the year.
Balvin exemplary performance has made him received numerous accolades and achievements. His collaborations with Rosalia Con altura won a Latin Grammy award the best urban song in 2019. Balvin other song with Major Lazer and EL Alfa “Que Calor” won MTV Europe Music Awards and two Latin Grammy Awards. His album “Oasis” was named one of best Latin albums of 2019, it was also nominated for the best Latin rock, Urban or Alternative Album at the prestigious 2020 Grammy Awards.
His album “Ay Vamos” won a Latin Grammy Award for the best urban song. Balvin also was listed in the Guinness world of records in 2020 with the most Latin Grammy nominations in a single year (13 nominations). HE has also set the record as the first Latin artist on Apple music to hit 1 billion views.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of J Balvin in 2024
Balvin has a very successful career in the music industry. He has sold millions of copies of his songs worldwide. His primary source of income still stands as his music which has classified him as one of the highest paid Latino artist in the world. As of 2024, he has an estimated worth of $25 million.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Balvin has a Nirvana tattoo on his knee.
- Balvin was involved in a plane crash in August 2016 while he was leaving the Bahamas with his family after a vacation. He stated that the plane failed to take off in the expected way and it crushed near a bush shortly after takeoff.
- Balvin has over one billion views on YouTube.
Blavin has had a very successful career as a singer. He has made music that has influenced people with his music all over the world. He has won many awards as a result of his hard work and also has done collaborations with celebrities who went before him. He has garnered a huge following all over the world across all social media platforms.