J Balvin is a multi-awarded Reggaeton singer who hails from Medellin, Colombia. He has collaborated with the music industry’s greats in the United States and in his home country. His songs have made it to top Billboard charts and one music video has 600 million views. How much has this added to J Balvin’s net worth in 2018?Image Credit: Instagram post by J Balvin • Nov 5, 2017 at 4:15pm UTC
So what is J Balvin net worth in 2018? What are J Balvin’s salary/earnings? Read on…
J Balvin was born on May 7, 1985 in Medellin, Colombia. He moved to Oklahoma in the United States when he was 17 to learn English and later moved to New York City. His career over the next ten years has been divided between Colombia and the United States. J Balvin released a mixtape in 2012 including his songs En Lo Oscuro and Como un Animal, later released a single titled, Yo Te Lo Dije. The following year, the song made an impact in the United States along with a performance at the 2013 Premios Juventud.
J Balvin released 6 AM, featuring singer Farruko. This track cemented his presence in the United States, Latin America and Europe. Along with the rise of J Balvin, Reggaeton was in the limelight. The track was number 2 on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart. His album, La Familia was on top of the Billboard Top Latin Albums chart. His second track, Ay Vamos, made J Balvin a mainstay in the Latin urban market. The music video had over one billion views. In 2018, the song was number one on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart. A remix of the song was part of the Furious 7 soundtrack. J Balvin sang the song at the 2018 Premios Lo Nuestro and at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. J Balvin also featured on song remixes by well-known performers such as Arian Grande, Maroon 5, Prince Royce and Robin Thicke.
J Balvin won several awards at the 2018 Premios Lo Nuestro. J Balvin was nominated 13 times at the Billboard Latin Music Awards. In the same year, J Balvin cancelled his performance on the Miss USA 2018 in protest of Donald Trump’s inflammatory comments against illegal immigrants. J Balvin’s #LatinosSomosUnidos movement brought awareness to the problems in the Venezuelan-Colombian border. Another single titled, Ginza had more than two million views in the first 24 hours. It eventually reached 600 million views and was number one on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs for the week of October 17, 2018. J Balvin got a diamond certification from RIAA for the 600,000 units of digital sales of his songs, 6 AM and Ay Vamos.
J Balvin released his fourth studio album, Energia on June 24, 2018 with three songs, Bobo, Safari and Sigo Extranandote, reaching Latin charts’ top 10. His single, Mi Gente, came out in the market on June 30, 2018. This single became the number 1 song in the world according to Global Top 50 on Spotify. Beyonce was part of the remix last September. Other remixes included collaboration with other stars in the music industry including Steve Aoki, Cedric Gervais, Alesso, Sunnery James and many more. J Balvin went on tour in the United States and Canada with Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias. His Energia tour brought him to different countries around the world.
J Balvin’s music career has brought him popularity not just in Colombia but also in other countries around the world. His songs and his collaborations with other big names in the industry has proven that he is here to stay. How much is J Balvin’s net worth in 2018 after launching successful songs and albums?
In all, we estimate J Balvin net worth in 2018 at $10-15 million.