Height: 5'10"/178 cm
Weight: 174 lbs /79 kg
Shoe size: 7/40 (EU)
Measurements (chest-waist-biceps): 41-35-14 in / 104-89-35.5 cm
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
It was Reggaeton that made José Álvaro Osorio Balvin one of the world’s leading performers. But he is also a fan of Hip-hop and R&B. And, now, the energetic and incendiary dance moves of this handsome man drive people crazy.
From a very early age, El Negocio showed interest in music and loved watching video clips. According to his own words, they helped him to create a completely new style. His style.
Balvin’s career started in the clubs of his hometown of Medellín. At first, he sang hits of modern urban music. Then, at the age of 27 The Business released the first album, which included such hits as "En Lo Oscuro" and "Como un Animal".
A Colombian singer has been making albums and songs for quite a long time and he was known only at home. It was till 2013 when J skyrocketed after a successful debut of "Yo Te Lo Dije" and "6 AM".
You’ll never guess – but he even managed to get into the Guinness Book of Records. It happened because J Balvin held a leading position of the famous hit parade Hot Latin Songs in 2017. The composition, which got under the skin and did not leave the chart for twenty-two weeks was – "Ginza".
At present, he continues to make music, do duets with superstars and tour the states.
Name: José Álvaro Osorio Balvin
Nickname: J Balvin, El Negocio, The Business, The Businessman
Date of Birth: May 07, 1985
Place of Birth: Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
Place of Residence: Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia
Zodiac sign: Taurus
Education: High schools in Medellín and in the U.S. because of the school exchange program.
Relationships: It is known that J Balvin is not in favor of spreading information about his private life. They say, he’s still not married, but he’s probably dating someone. Maybe, this "someone" is Diana Osorio, a Colombian actress and his fiancé since 2011. Who knows?
Awards and Honors:
1) Billboard Latin Music Awards: Latin Rhythm Album of the Year (2017), Latin Rhythm Songs Artist of the Year (2017);
2) Heat Latin Music Awards: Best Music Video (2015), Best Male Artist (2015), Best Video (2017), Best Male Artist (2017), Best Urban Artist (2017);
3) iHeartRadio Music Awards: Latin Album of the Year (2017);
4) Latin Grammy Award: Best Urban Song (2015), Best Urban Music Album (2016);
5) MTV Europe Music Awards: Best Latin America Central Act (2015);
6) MTV Millennial Awards: Hit of the Year (2016);
7) Latin American Music Awards: New Artist of the Year (2015), Favorite Urban Artist (2016, 2017), Favorite Urban Song (2016);
8) Latin Music Italian Awards: Orgullo Latino (2016), Best Latin Urban Song of the Year (2017);
9) Nickelodeon Colombia Kids’ Choice Awards: Favorite Latin Song (2015), Favorite Collaboration (2017);
10) Nickelodeon Argentina Kids’ Choice Awards: Favorite Song (2017);
11) Premios Nuestra Tierra: Best Mainstream Artist (2014), Best Fun Club (2014);
12) Premio Lo Nuestro: Urban Artist of the Year (2015), Best Urban Song of the Year (2015), Best Urban Collaboration of the Year (2015), Urban Album of the Year (2015, 2016), Artist of the Year (2016, 2017), Male Artist of the Year (2017).