Maluma born as Juan Luis Londono Arias is an award-winning singer. The Columbian reggaeton artist is also a talented songwriter. He is well-known for his tenor style as well as his expertise as far as the pop and reggae genres are concerned. Maluma rose to fame after the release of his debut album, Magia. It had many hits including Obsessed where he featured a famous model called Lina Posada. Its video has over 184 million views. Let us unveil the mystery of Maluma’s net worth in 2018, early life, career, awards, and achievements.
Maluma Early Life
Maluma was born in 1994 on 28th January to Marlli Arias as well as Luis Londono. His birthplace was Medellin, Colombia. He was born together with his sister Manuel Londono Arias who is older than him. The origin of his name is the first syllables of his family members. The order of those of his mom’s, dad’s and sister’s names. It is a gesture of his appreciation because of how they inspire him when it comes to his career and the fact that they have been with him since the beginning.
He is a graduate of Hontaranes School, El Retiro. Back there, people were aware of his capabilities when it came to music. He had started showing music’s interest that early.
At an interview held in January 2018 on Al Rojo Vivo of Telemundo, Maluma clarified his love life to his fans. He has a romantic relationship with Natalia Barulich. He met the Cuban-Croatian model during the Felices Los 4 music video’s recording, and according to his words, they enjoy their dating life.
In 2010, Maluma’s music career began with him recording songs. The hit ‘Farandulera’ caught the attention of Sony Music and Sony Music Columbia label hence decided to sign him. After the agreement, the label released his single by the name Loco.
The release of his debut studio album which he gave the name Magia was in 2012. One of its single Obsession featuring Lina music video has 184 million views on YouTube. Others include Miss Independent and Primer Amor. Then he released a mixtape titled PB.DB The Mixtape which contained the hit LA Temperature. Maluma featured Eli Palacios who is a great singer hailing from Puerto Rican.
He and Elvis Crespo recorded the 2014 FIFA World theme song titled Ole Brazil. That same year, he, Andres Cepeda and Fanny Lu were the judges of The Voice Kids of Caracol Television and also hosted the Kids’ Choice Awards Columbia.
He released both PB.DB The Mixtape and Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy in 2015. The latter’s hit singles included El Perdedor, Borro Cassette and the Sin Contrato. The three were on the Hot Latin Songs chart.
Maluma has collaborated with artists such as Thalia, Shakira, Ricky Martin and a band called Piso 21. The single Felices Los 4 also clinched a position, 5, on the Hot Latin Songs chart.
Awards & Achievements
Maluma has been a nominee of several awards including the MTV Europe Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards and the Latin Grammy Award. Besides that, he won a Shock Award in 2013.
Net Worth of Maluma
Maluma net worth is estimated to be over $14 million. His main source of income is his music career because he is not only a singer but also a songwriter. He has also acted as himself thus earning from his appearances. With all those activities, he has amassed the wealth mentioned above.
Maluma is an award-winning musician who has three studio album in less than a decade since his break into the music career. They include F.A.M.E. (2018), Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy (2015) as well as Mafia (2012). That and his film appearances have earned him a lot including money, fame, and awards. He is an excellent example of rags to riches as well.