Birth Name (real name):
José Álvaro Osorio Balvin
5′ 9″ (1.75 m)
Biography, Facts, Family
Colombian reggaeton singer, J Balvin was born in Medellín, Colombia on May 7th, 1985. He showed interest in hip hop, dancehall, champeta and bachata music at an early age and when he was seventeen years old, moved to Oklahoma where he started to learn English in a high school student exchange program. He later made a move to New York City to pursue a career in music and further his education in the English language. He stated that singer Ricky Martin had a great influence of his life and career as a musical artist. Gis dream is to become as popular as Pitbull or Iglesias. Now Balvin spends most of his time traveling between the US and Colombia.
$6.5 million in 2016
Age – Date of Birth:
May 7, 1985
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High School: He went to school in New York.
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Family / Parents:
Mother name – Alba Mery Balvin
Father name – José Álvaro Osorio
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Associates and Friends:
He is associated with Sofia Carson, Pharrell, Arcangel, Ariana Grande, Farruko, Kendall Jenner, Sean Paul, Jhonny Rivera, Nicky Jam and Daddy Yankee.
Reggaeton, Hip hop music
His body type is athletic and well toned.
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He has tattoos on his body.
Style, makeup, Dress and hair style:
He like to get dressed up in formal dress wear, like a full suit and tie.
His first album is entitled El negocio.
El Negocio (2011)
J Balvin Mix Tape (2012)
La Familia (2013)
La Familia B Sides (2014)
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His favorite artist is The Weeknd or Cultura Profetica.
List tour dates for the year:
Saturday 05 November 2016
with Enrique Iglesias
AmericanAirlines Arena, Miami, FL, US
List of Facts / Trivia:
1. He said his most prized possession is his dog, Enzo.
2. His father gave him a guitar as a Christmas gift and he still remember and cherish it today.
3. He has a sister name Carolina Balvin.
4. In the latter part of August a small private plane that Balvin was traveling in, crashed in the Bahamas. The singer survived and later called it a miracle that he is still alive.
5. In 2015 Balvin won the “Ay Vamos” award for “Best Urban Song”.