Maluma was born on January 28, 1994, and his original name is Juan Luis Londoño Arias. Maluma is his stage name as a Columbian singer and songwriter. His parents are Marlli Arias and Luis Londoño and he had an older sister called Manuela.
While growing up, Maluma played soccer for eight years and he was a player with the lower divisions of Atlético Nacional and Equidad Club Deportivo teams.
Apart from soccer, he was active so far as volleyball, ping pong, and chess tournaments were concerned. Even as a child, Maluma showed his love for music. He had his education at the Hontanares school in El Retiro. Maluma composed a song titled ‘I don’t Want ‘ with a relative when he was just fifteen years old.
Even though Maluma had not decided to take music as a career, he was offered the opportunity to record an album by a group of producers. It must be noted that in 2011 he became very popular after the release of “Farandulera”, “Obsesión”, and ” La temperatura “; and with ” Carnaval ” in 2014.
His debut album was De él Magia released in 2012. The album was quite successful in Columbia. In 2013, Maluma was nominated for Latin Grammy in the Best New Artist category.
His second album was Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy which was released in 2015. The album was ranked number one on the main Billboard Latin album chart.
It must be noted that Maluma served as a judge and coach in 2014 and 2015 on La voz kids. He launched his clothing line in October 2015.
A year later in 2016, he performed at the Lo Nuestro Awards ceremony on the American network Univisión. He performed with the likes of Mexican singer Thalía and J Balvin.
According to https://www.celebritynetworth.com/, the net worth of Malumais estimated to be $22 Million and amassed mainly through music and his clothing line.
He collaborated with the French luxury fashion house Balmain in 2021. Maluma dated Cuban-Croatian model Natalia Barulich, between 2017 and 2019.
The music of Maluma is influenced by American singers Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown, Jay Z, Daddy Yankee and Wisin & Yandel.
He is the Latin American artist with the most followers on Instagram and he is also popular on Facebook and Twitter.
He has been on the following tours; Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy World Tour (2016-2017), FAME (2018), 11:11 Maluma World Tour (2019-2020), Papi Juancho Tour (2021-2022) and Don Juan World Tour (2023).