J Balvin is the reggaeton singer as well as songwriter from Colombia who became famous for his songs like “Ay Vamos”, “6 AM”, and “Mi Gente”. The singer’s discography also includes albums like La Familia from 2013 and Energia from 2016. It was back in 1985 when Jose Balvin was born in Medellin, Colombia to Alba Mery Vasquez and Alvaro Osorio. He is brother to a sister named Carolina. The popular singer moved to the USA when he was just 17 years of age and he studied both music and English here in New York City and Oklahoma. Some of the early performances of Balvin include Gigs from the Urban clubs of Medellin. Through all his work that he has done to date, he’s managed to build a net worth of $6 million.
Balvin released his first album in 2010 with the name Real and then continued his art with the release of El Negocio in 2011. Both these albums were released under the banner of EMI Colombia. He also featured on Colombian version of “Blurred Lines”, the popular single from Robin Thicke. The 3rd studio album of Balvin came out in 2013 by the name LA Famillia and was released under Capitol Latin banner. The album was good enough to top Colombian Albums chart. This very album gave four amazing singles titled “Tranquila”, “Yo Te Lo Dije”, “6 AM” and “Sola” which all featured Farruko. The album was nominated for three Latin Grammy Awards which included best urban music album among others. This very album saw a reissue in 2014, September, with the title ‘La Famillia B Sides’. It came with another single titled “Ay Vamos” that managed to win Latin Grammy award for the best urban song. Furthermore, Balvin also secured a couple of Premios Nuestra Tierra Awards back in 2014 as well. In addition, he got nominated for “Best Latin America Central Act” at MTV Europe Music Awards in 2015. He also made headlines with La Famillia Tour alongside Becky G.
The next album of Balvin, named Energia, came out in 2016 and it was released by the Capitol Latin Records & Universal Music Group. It was the first release from Balvin that debuted at the top spot on Billboard Top Latin Albums chart. This new album from him featured three amazing singles “Bobo”, “Ginza”, and “Safari” that featured Pharrell Williams, Sky and BIA. There were some other guest artists who featured in this project including Yandel, Fuego and Daddy Yankee. Energia Tour (2016-2017) was also introduced to support this album from J Balvin. Balvin also made an appearance in the track titled “Hey MA” that was for soundtrack album released in 2017 with the title “The Fate of the Furious”. He worked in collaboration with a DJ from France who goes by the name Willy William for the single “Mi Gente” which made headlines in 2017. The official song video has scored above 1 billion views on YouTube which certainly is a massive figure. That song’s remix also came out in the month of September in 2017 and it featured the popular star Beyonce.
J Balvin is around 5ft and 8in in height and comes from the Colombian descent. His $6 million net worth is often linked to his amazing following on social media with in excess of 40m fans on platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram combined. With more than 7 Bn YouTube views and above 11M subscribers over there, he really is a star and his net worth is well justified.