J Balvin

Net Worth

$35 Million


May 07, 1985



39 years old

Birth Sign

He’s a global sensation in reggaeton, urban music, and Latin pop. You might know him from the chart-topping hits “Ay Vamos” and “6 AM” in his multi-platinum album La Familia. And let’s not forget “Mi Gente” featuring Willy William and Beyoncé, a mega-hit that went 68x-platinum in the US.

Before Fame

He got into urban music at 14 and even won two freestyle championships. In high school, he rocked out in rock bands covering Nirvana, Metallica, and Enanitos Verdes. Later, he studied International Business and Communication at Universidad EAFIT.


In the summer of 2018, he out-streamed Drake on Spotify with a whopping 48 million monthly listeners. By the following summer, he ruled YouTube as the most-viewed artist worldwide for over six weeks. Time magazine even named him one of the 100 Most Influential People of 2020.


Meet José Álvaro Osorio Balvín, or just Balvin for short. His parents, José Álvaro and Alba Mery, blessed him with a younger sister named Carolina, who’s rocking it as a model. Recently, he and his girlfriend Valentina Ferrer celebrated the arrival of their first child in June 2021. Fun fact: he was previously in a relationship with TV presenter María “Mona” Osorio from 2002 to 2012.

Associated With

He’s teamed up with some big names in Latin music, like Nicky Jam, Bad Bunny, Maluma, Ozuna, Rosalía, Cardi B, and Anitta, to create chart-topping hits.

J Balvin