Maluma is a famous Colombian singer, songwriter, record producer and composer. Maluma’s music is used in television series, and movies include ‘E Fada!’, ‘Pasapalabra’ and ‘Waking Up with You.’ He has appeared in shows and movies like ‘Premios Juventud,’ ‘Susana Gimenez,’ ‘Festival International de la Cancion de Vina del Mar’ and ‘Extra.’Continue reading to find the net worth of Maluma as of 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Maluma (stage name of Juan Luis London Arias) was born on 28th January 1994 in Medellin, Colombia. The name ‘Maluma’ comes from the first two letters of names of his mother (Marllis Arias), father (Luis Londoño) and older sister (Manuela).
While in Hontaranes School, El Retiro, Maluma’s friends encouraged him to participate in music competitions. At age 15, Maluma with his close friend composed a song ‘No Quiero’. Following year, his uncle, Juan Parra, recorded the song as a birthday gift.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Maluma released single 2011s ‘Farandulera’ drawing Sony Music with whom he signed record releasing contract. Maluma released 2-studio albums, 1-mixtape, and many singles. Via Imprint, Maluma released first studio album 2012s ‘Magia’ highlighting Dylan & Lenny and PISO 21 and nineteen Spanish tracks.
In 2013, Maluma released three singles (‘Magia,’ ‘Miss Independent’ and ‘Pasarla Bien’) that were not recognized but, promoted sale of album ‘Magia’ (sold over 50,000 copies and gold certified). In 2014, Maluma released singles – ‘Addicted,’ ‘Carnaval,’ ‘Intentalo,’ ‘La Curiosidad,’ and ‘La Temperatura.’ The last single ranked no.7 in Columbia and was certified platinum by PROMUSICAE.
In 2015, Maluma released digitally downloadable mix-tape ‘PB.DB’ highlighting Lui-G21 Plus and Pipe Bueno. Tracks include ‘Duele Tanto,’ ‘El Punto,’ ‘La Invitacion,’ ‘Me Gustas Tanto,’ and ‘Tus Besos Remix.’ This sold over 100,000 copies in Colombia and was certified Diamond. Maluma’s ‘Borro Cassette’ ranked on top of Colombian record chart and in the US, it ranked no.3 on Hot Latin Song, no.2 on Pop Songs and no.1 on Tropical Airplay charts.
Sony’s Latin Music Label released Maluma’s second album 2016s ‘Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy’ with 16 titles. Guest artists included Alexis & Fido, Arangel, Cosculluela, Farruko, and Leslie Grace. This album sold over 3,000 copies in first-week ranking no.1 on Top Latin Album charts in the US. Also, it was on the music charts of Argentina, Mexico, Spain, and Uruguay. Maluma promoted this album during his world tour. He sold over 200,000 copies in Columbia and got diamond certified by ASINCOL. Three hit singles were ‘Borro Cassette’ (2x Platinum), ‘El Perdedor’ (no.1 in Columbia), and ‘Sin Contrato’ (Platinum certified; no.3).
Maluma and others (Danny Romero, Elvis Crespo, Leslie Grace, Maia, Thalia, Villamizar), recorded albums. These include ‘Bandida,’ ‘Chantaje’ (3x Platinum Certified), and ‘Desda Esa Noche’ (3x Platinum Certified).
Net Worth & Earnings:
As of now, the net worth of Maluma is $15 million. Most of Maluma’s wealth comes from the sale of his albums, singles, and mix-tape. He earns from performing in world tour concerts. Maluma features other artists in his solo albums and joins other famous musicians to create records. His music is used in television series and movies. Also, Maluma earns the salary from appearing on television episodes and movies. Maluma owns ‘Vevo channel’ attracting several subscribers and views; YouTube pays $15,000 per 1,000,000 streams.
Maluma’s released single ‘Felices Los 4’ is platinum certified, ranked no.1 on Argentina, Colombia, Spain, and Venezuela music charts and ranked no.2 on the US Latin Songs chart.