J Balvin Net Worth, Height, Bio, Facts

J Balvin Biography
  • Name: J Balvin
  • Age: 33 years old
  • Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
  • Occupation: Singer
  • Net Worth: US $6 Million
  • Status: Alive

J Balvin is a Colombian reggaeton singer and songwriter. He’s known for songs like “6 AM”, “Ay Vamos” and “Mi Gente”. His discography includes La Familia (2013) and Energia (2016). Jose Balvin was born on May 7, 1985 in Medellin, Colombia. His parents are Alvaro Osorio and Alba Mery Vasquez. He has a sister named Carolina. Balvin moved to the United States at age 17. He studied English and music in Oklahoma and New York City. His early performances include gigs at urban clubs in Medellin.

Balvin’s first two albums Real (2010) and El Negocio (2011) were released by EMI Colombia. He was featured on the Colombian version of Robin Thicke’s single “Blurred Lines”. His third studio album, La Familia, was released in October 2013 by Capitol Latin. It topped the Colombian Albums chart. The album produced four singles “Yo Te Lo Dije”, “Tranquila”, “Sola” and “6 AM” featuring Farruko. It was nominated for 3 Latin Grammy Awards, including best urban music album. The album was reissued as ‘La Familia B Sides’ in September 2014. It produced one additional single “Ay Vamos”, which won a Latin Grammy for best urban song. Balvin won 2 Premios Nuestra Tierra Awards in 2014. He was named Best Latin America Central Act at the 2015 MTV Europe Music Awards. He headlined the 2015 La Familia Tour with Becky G.

Balvin’s fourth album, Energia, was released in June 2016 by Capitol Latin and Universal Music Group. It became his first release to debut at #1 on the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart. The album spawned 3 singles “Ginza”, “Bobo” and “Safari” featuring Pharrell Williams, BIA and Sky. Other guest artists on the project include Daddy Yankee, Yandel and Fuego. The album was supported by the Energia Tour (2016-17). Balvin was featured on the track “Hey Ma” for the soundtrack album, The Fate of the Furious (2017). He collaborated with French DJ Willy William on the 2017 single “Mi Gente”. The official video for Mi Gente has been viewed more than 1 billion times on YouTube. A remixed version of the song featuring Beyonce was released in September 2017.

J Balvin is about 5ft 8in tall and he’s of Colombian descent. His net worth is estimated at $6 million. Balvin has a strong social media presence. He has more than 40 million fans across Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. He has 11+ million subscribers on YouTube and more than 7 billion video views.

J Balvin Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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J Balvin Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki

  • Birth Name: Jose Alvaro Osorio Balvin
  • Birthday: May 7, 1985
  • How Old : Age: 33 years old
  • Place of Birth: Medellin, Colombia
  • Zodiac Sign: Taurus
  • How Tall : Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
  • Occupation: Singer
  • Years Active: 2004-present
  • Net Worth & Salary: US $6 Million
  • Marriage(s):
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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