The Colombian pop singer, songwriter, and rapper, Juan Luis Londoño Arias has gone by his stage name Maluma. The pop Urbano quickly established himself as one of the leading faces in industry with his sweet and grainy tenor voice, thanks to most hit early singles like Obsesión and Miss Independent.
The Colombian singer, Juan Luis Londoño Arias is better known as Maluma was born on 28th January 1994, in Medellín, Colombia. He is the son of Marlli Arias and Luis Fernando Londono. He grew up with his sister named Manuela Londoño Arias.
Maluma had a vocation to be a footballer as a teenager and played football for eight-year, attracting enough local fame in his native Medellin. He graduated from Hontaranes School in El Retiro.
Maluma became interested in inking tattoos since his early teens and has gotten 24 tattoos to date. At the age of 14, then-footballer inked the first tattoo of his now-famous stage name (Maluma) on his left leg. His name is the tribute to his family as he made the name taking the initial syllable of the mother's name Marlli, his father' Luis, and his sister Manuela's.
Furthermore, the artist has inked the name of his first album, Magia, on his left forearm and Four Elephants on his right forearm. He has tattooed the face of Buddha on his left forearm.
Maluma also inked many other tattoos on his body such as a horse on his right elbow, an Owl on his left shoulder, Lion on his left side of the chest, and more.
Maluma previously dated Natalia Barulich, a Cuban-Croatian model. The couple initially clandestine their relationship before the singer admitted to being in a relationship with Natalia in an interview with Telemundo's Al Rojo Vivo in January 2018. He said,
We have a great time together, we have fun, we love each other, and we also support each other...I think those are the fundamentals. It's the most important thing. Right now, we're dating. We like what we have, I like her company, and she supports me and loves me, so you're all seeing me like never before
Maluma's former girlfriend Barulich also appeared in his music video for Felices Ios 4. The couple, however, broke up in 2019.
In October of that year, the artist was also rumored to have linked to Winnie Harlow, a Canadian fashion model.
Maluma possesses $12 million net worth, according to celebrity net worth in 2020. The singer has mainly racked the fortune as a singer, songwriter, and actor.
Maluma also has made a large portion of his wealth from his most successful eponymous YouTube Channel. As of Feb 2020, the artist has over 22.9 million subscribers on his channel. As per Socialblade, he can command in between of $2.9k - $46.5k per month i,e $34.9k - $558.3k a year.
The singer is also the proud owner of many exotic cars that include Audi A7 ($83,900 to $89,500), Mercedes-AMG G 63 ($147,500), and more.
Dabbling into the music world by 16, Maluma released his debut album, Magia and gained rave attention after coming with his major hit album Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy. In 2018, the singer released his third studio album F.A.M.E., followed by 11:11 released the next year.
Maluma also has received two Latin Grammy Award and twp Latin American Music Award. He also got a Grammy Awad for Best Latin Pop Album.