J Balvin (born 7 May 1985) is a singer from Colombia who settled in the USA. He is a hit singer in America as well at his home country. Born in Colombia his English was not very good which is why he moved to New York to learn English.
He has achieved a lot in the music industry and some of his songs ranked in the top place in Billboard 200 list. He also does music tours around the world. He has worked with many English singers like Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams, Cardi B etc.
He sings in both languages English as well as Spanish. The singer has a very different fashion sense. J Balvin is also a bike lover and you can see many images on his account with Ducatti bikes.
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Education
The singer José Álvaro Osorio Balvín took birth in a Spanish family in Medellín, Colombia in the year 1985 (age 34 years, as in 2019). His father’s name is Jose Alvaro Osorio and his mother is Alba Mery Balvin. J Balvin has a sibling also and her name is Carolina Balvin.
Growing in Colombia he used to speak Spanish right from childhood. Still, he sings majorly sings in his native language. In Medellín, he attended a local high school along with his sister. He did his graduation from a local university.
At the age of 17, José Balvín came to the USA to learn English and as he completed his learning he went back to his home.
Physical Stats, Height, Weight & Appearance
In the Hollywood industry, he is famous for his weird and colorful styling. He wears very vibrant clothes. His whole body is filled with tattoos. He wears a lot of jewelry and also he wears a headband. J Balvin is proud of his tall height of 5 feet 10 inches and his weight is 174 lbs.
He is a skinny guy who wears loose branded clothes. Originally his hairs are of brown color but he dyes them in blonde color and in pink color sometimes. Balvin is famous for wearing weird glasses during his live performances.
Personal Life, Girlfriend & Spouse
The guy keeps his personal life very secret and private. J Balvin has not posted an image on his Instagram account with his girlfriend. There is a lot of confusion about him being single. Sources say that he is currently not married.
People back in the last year were attaching her name to Karol G but he made a statement that he is just a friend to her. José Balvín has not revealed whether he is in a relationship with any girl or not.
Balvin is a social media freak. He is present on almost social media platforms. His Instagram account has 36.2 million followers. On his Twitter account, he has 6.9 million fans. He is very interactive with his followers and shares his updates about daily life with them.
Some Lesser Known Facts about J Balvin
|Real Full Birth Name||José Álvaro Osorio Balvín.
|Stage Name||J Balvin.
|Age (As of 2019)||34 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||May 7, 1985.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||Taurus.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5'10".
Centimeters: 178 cm.
Meters: 1.78 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 79 Kg.
Pounds: 174 lbs.
|Eye Color||Dark brown.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: Jose Alvaro Osorio.
Mother: Alba Mery Balvin.
|Siblings||Carolina Balvin (sister).
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Not married.|
|Social media||Instagram: jbalvin (36.2 m follower).
Facebook: @JBalvinOficial 19 million likes).
Twitter: @JBALVIN (6.9 M fans).
YouTube: J Balvin (23.6 million subscribers).
|School||Local High school.|
|Highest Qualification||College Degree Completed.|
|Discography||1. Real (2010).
2. El Negocio (2011).
3. La Familia (2013).
4. Energía (2016).
5. Vibras (2018).
6. Oasis (2019).
7. Colores (2020).
|Net worth||$ 16 million USD (As in 2020).|
Songs, Music Career & Net worth
José Álvaro Osorio Balvín is a kind of singer who wants to create a mix of both Spanish and English music. When Balvin was a younger he used to listen to pop music. In his successful career, he has created many hit albums.
In the year 2010, he released his first album named “Real”. It got very famous and people loved it very much. The very next year released another album named “El Negocio” again it received a good response from the audience.
Jose was doing good but his albums were not taking him to a place where wanted to be. In the year 2014, he appeared in the song named “6 AM”. The song got very popular and ranked at number 2 on the Billboard. His album “La Familia” also got very famous.
As in December 2019, J Balvin has an estimated net worth of $16 million US dollars.
Over the years he earned a lot of name and fame. He has done many music tours also like “La Familia Tour with Becky G”, “Energía Tour” and “Vibras Tour”.
He has worked with many hit Hollywood artists. He is a Grammy award winner also. In his career, he has worked for labels like Capitol Latin, Universal and Infinity.
Currently, he resides in California because of his work. He has all the luxuries of life. There is a fleet of luxury cars at his home.
- José has won 2 Grammy awards in the year 2019.
- It is safe to say that he is a bike lover as he has posted many images on his Instagram page with Ducatti bikes.
- He wants to spread a mixture of Spanish and English music around the world.
- In the year 2019, he won the award for the most favorite Latin artist.
- Jose Balvin belongs to a rich background. His father is a businessman and he grew up in a very big house in his homeland.
- He is a very good friend of Michael Jordan and Late Kobe Bryant.
- This singer is known to paint in different colors like blue, yellow, etc.
- J Balvin has a fan base of 86 million people on his social media handles.