Jose Alvaro Osorio Balvin known by his stage name as J Balvin is a Colombian singer. Balvin was born in Medellin and began his career singing at the age of 14. By the time, he was 17 he moved with his best friend to learn English in United States. For the next 10 years, he often travelled to United States and Colombia to find the style that would define his career.
Balvin gained international fame when he released single “6 AM” in 2014. The song got hit in United States, Latin American and Europe. It peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart. His next song “Ay Vamos” was also popular and went to number one on Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart in 2015. The remix featuring Nicky Jam and French Montana was used in the soundtrack of Furious 7 movie. Balvin has won several awards like Urban Artists of the Year, Urban Album of the Year, Urban Song of the Year and Urban Collaboration of the Year.
Full Name: José Álvaro Osorio Balvin
Nick Name: J Balvin, El Negocio, The Business, The Businessman
Born Place: Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
Date of Birth: May 07, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Occupation: Singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer
Race/ Ethnicity: Mixed
J Balvin Family
Father: José Álvaro Osorio Balvin
Mother: Alba Balvin
Siblings: Caroline Balvin (Younger Sister)
J Balvin Height Weight and Body Details
J Balvin Height: 5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
Weight: 79 kg or 174 pounds
Chest size: 41 in or 104 cm
Waist Size: 33 inches or 84 cm
Biceps /Arms size: 14 in or 35.5 cm
Tattoos: He has tattoos on his both hands and in chest.
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
J Balvin Net Worth: J Balvin Net Worth is estimated to be around $3 million.
Wife /Girlfriend: Balvin might be currently single. He was once dating Diana Osorio. Diana is an Colombian actress and they met in 2003 through mutual friend. In 2011 they broke up but they reconciled once again after two months. Balvin and Diana got engaged but they had not set a wedding date. It is unclear whether they are still together or not.
His previous relationships: None
When J Balvin was 17, he moved United States with his best friend Jesus Marulanda, to learn English.
Balvin became the first artist to receive a diamond certification in the Latin field from the RIAA, denoting digital sales of 600,000 units for his songs “6 AM” and “Ay Vamos”.
His song 6 AM also amazed superstars like Nicky Jam, Maluma, Farruko, Daddy Yankee and Don Omar.