Maluma's 2021 concert cover

5 surprising facts about Maluma

Maluma is one of the best voices of his generation and also one of the most handsome faces in the industry. From his humble beginnings to being a worldwide star, his life has been a roller coaster full of emotions, women and money. Watch the video below to find out more about the Colombian star!

  • Juan Luis Londoño Arias was born 26 years ago in Medellín, Colombia.
  • He found success with his second studio album "Pretty Boy Dirty Boy" from 2015, which brought him to world fame even getting a Grammy Award for "Best Contemporary Pop Album" in 2018.
  • Maluma has an estimated net worth of $12 million.

We all know his latest hit "Hawaii" and we know he is one of the most handsome in music, but there are many things to discover about the 26-year-old artist.

Maluma and his mother.

Here are some of the most curious facts about Maluma.

Juan Luis was the name that his parents gave him, but he chose to present himself as an artist with one that means a lot to him.

Maluma is the conjunction of the first two letters of the names of the three most important people in the life of the singer of "Felices Los 4".

Ma for his mother Marlli, Lu for his father Luis and Ma for his sister Manuela. Aww!

Maluma for Calvin Klein.

And so much so that the artist decided a long time ago that the most comfortable way to face his daily life was not wearing underwear. OMG!


In his high school years, Juan Luis was popular with girls for writing romantic poems to win their hearts.

In fact, he wrote his first song when he was 15 years old titled "No Quiero"( I Don't Want To) You can listen to it below.

Maluma in "Felices Los 4".

The 26-year-old singer is a superstitious person and likes to carry lucky charms with him.

He also has a number that he considers lucky, and it is 4.

His favorite color is red and his favorite food is sushi. Although he'd never decline a traditional stew from his grandmother.

Maluma, Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson

In addition to singing, Maluma has shown that the camera adores him when he participated as coach of the Colombian version of The Voice in the 2014 and 2015 seasons.

Now it is the turn of the big screen and, he will do it  in very good company.

His co-star in the romantic comedy that began filming in 2019 is Jennifer Lopez herself.


Unfortunately, the movie titled "Marry Me" does not have a release date yet, since filming has become difficult due to the pandemic.

We know that some scenes have already been filmed remotely from the respective confinement of both protagonists.

Owen Wilson will also be in the film, so it will surely be a lot of fun.

Extra fact:

Kendall Jenner.

Did you know that Maluma has a crush on Kendall Jenner?

He revealed it in an interview for Access Hollywood after participating in the Calvin Klein campaign together with the model.

Kelsey Miller

Certified English teacher by the University of Cambridge. Wine enjoyer, writing lover and cute Hollywood actors expert.+ info

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