Maluma is a Colombian singer, songwriter, and actor. He is currently signed to such labels as Sony Music Colombia, Fox Music, and Sony Latin. Maluma started dealing in music at a very early age, in fact, he began recording songs when he was only 16 years old. His debuting album “Magia” was released in 2012, but really made a breakthrough with “Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy” released in 2015.
Maluma has had a number of hit singles that have reached the top 10 of Billboard Hot Latin Songs. During his career, he has already collaborated with a number of famous artists. Maluma recorded songs with the likes of Shakira, Madonna, Thalia, and Ricky Martin.
In his trophy cabinet, you can find such awards as a Latin Grammy Award and two Latin American Music Awards.
Maluma’s singing range is tenor and he describes his style of music as urban pop. As his closest influences, he cites Justin Timberlake, Michael Jackson, and Hector Lavoe.
Maluma Net Worth
Being as famous as Maluma does not only bring you recognition but money as well. With four studio albums, a number of TV roles, and a plethora of tours where he was booked to perform, Maluma has already added a lot of cash to his name. As reports say, Maluma net worth at the moment is around $12 million.
Maluma was born in the Colombian capital of Medellin on 28 January 1994, making him currently 26 years old. His real name is Juan Luis Londono Arias.
Maluma Height & Weight
Maluma is actually considered quite handsome by the opposite sex. Girls love him and it is a part of his style that brought him the fame that he enjoys now. He is 5’10” (178 cm) tall and weighs about 155 lbs (70 kg). He has brown eyes and black hair.
Maluma’s mother and father are Marlli Arias and Luis Londono. He also has an older sister named Manuela with who he grew up. While growing up in Medellin, he took an early interest in playing soccer as most kids of his age did. Even though he was good at it he soon developed an interest in music.
He graduated from Hontaranes School in El Retiro and even then people started to recognize his talent for music and a great singing voice. They prompted him to enter singing competitions and he even managed to write his own song at the age of 15. He would then, with the help of his uncle, go on to record in a real studio as a birthday present when he was 16 years old.
Who is Maluma Dating?
As things appear now, Maluma is single and enjoys his time of dating. However, he does keep his personal and especially dating life a secret and there is no telling how long will he remain single.
In the past, he had a heated relationship with the Cuban-Croatian model Natalia Barulich. He even went on the public to say how great they were together and that he was enjoying his time with her. Unfortunately, things didn’t last so long as one would expect and the pair broke up recently in 2019. Since then Maluma has been spotted with another model. Vivien Rubin. However, there was no confirmation of what kind of relationship did the pair have nor how long it lasted.
Maluma also admitted that he has a celebrity crush, but did not say exactly who. However, he did say that it was from a show “Keeping up with the Kardashians” so it is safe to say that he has an eye on one of the Kardashian sisters.
After Maluma’s first recorded single, “Farandulera,” became a hit in 2010 he was quickly signed by Sony Music Colombia to record an album with the titular artist. He would first record his second single “Loco” under this label after which he went on to make his debuting studio album titled “Magia.” The music video for the song “Taboo” from the album quickly received 185 million views on YouTube.
But it was with his second studio album that he was launched into started. The album titled “Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy” was released in 2014. In the same year, Maluma collaborated with Elvis Crespo to make the theme song for the 2014 FIFA World Cup titled “Ole Brazil.”
Maluma’s third studio album was released in 2018 and was called F.A.M.E. which is an abbreviation for Faith, Alma, Music & Essence. He would then make a quick turnaround and release his fourth studio album in just a year. “11:11” was released in 2019 and it was supported by the hit single called “HP” which preceded the album. Immediately after the release. Maluma went on a world tour to promote his latest work as he had booked gigs in various places around the globe.