Jose Álvaro Balvin who is known professionally as J Balvin is a renowned Colombia reggaeton singer. Balvin was born in Colombia in a place referred to as Colombia. At a tender age of seventeen years, he migrated to the United States of America. He migrated to Oklahoma and New York to be able to learn English, and the influence of music started from here.
Later on, that was when he returned to the Medellin and was able to gain popularity as he always performed at the clubs in the city. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and earnings of J Balvin in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Jose was born in the year 1985 on May 7th into a middle-class family. His father was working as an economist and also as a business owner. He spent a large portion of his time in the large home that was in hills outside the city. When he was growing up, he listened to rock groups including Metallica and Nirvana. His interest grew after he listened to Daddy Yankee and recalled that he was in love with the way he was performing in the stage.
J Balvin has come out to speak about economic crisis and situation that was occurring at the Colombia border. He has described the situation to be deplorable and went on to create an online campaign. In the year 2016, that was when he was involved in the plane crash while he was leaving the Bahamas. Luckily, nobody was injured during the accident as the plane crashed into the bushes. He has been known for the many tattoos that he has, and the first tattoo that he got was when he was only twelve years old.
Career, Awards & Nominations
J Balvin was able to record his first tape, and it had different mix hit songs in the year 2012 in Colombia. This mixtape included Como Un Animal and En Lo Oscuro’ that have become very popular among many people. After one year of release, the mixtape got viral in the United States and made Jose capable of working as a DJ and radars.
The year that followed, Balvin was able to release the trap song that had the title ‘6 AM’ that featured song of Puerto Rican, and this song was played in most of the radio stations of the United States of America, Europe and also in Latin America. The second track that he released was titled ‘Ay Vamos’ which was very popular especially in the Latin Urban. This made more people love to listen to Latin Music and any other music that was related to this. In the year 2015, he canceled his performance that was scheduled to be televised on Miss USA.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of J Balvin is estimated to be over $20 million. This wealth has been generated from his career as a musician. He has successfully been able to release a mixtape that was launched in the year 2013, and this mixtape was able to achieve massive sales. Also, it was able to reach top 10 while his album ‘Yo Te Lo Diji’ ranked number one in Mexico. He has also performed in multiple concert and shows.
Jose has been able to create an excellent platform that has proved that he is a hard worker. The effort he puts when it comes to his music is a test of his passion for the music industry. He has been described as an excellent performer. Later, he was able to work as a DJ, and he continues to balance all these careers excellently.