Maluma, pseudonym of Juan Luis Londoño Arias, is a Colombian singer. He was born in Medellín on 28 January 1994 to Marlli Arias and Luis Londoño. Maluma is the acronym for the names of his family members Ma(rlli), Lu(is), Ma(nuela), to whom the singer is very attached, and records his first song at the age of 16: it is a gift from his uncle for his birthday. Initially, however, Maluma did not want to devote himself to music. He preferred to play sports such as football, volleyball and table tennis. Before dedicating himself to music, Maluma works as a cook. Maluma has several tattoos. The first one, made at the age of 14, is on his left leg and is simply his stage name. On his right arm, next to the name of his first album Magia, appears a large tattoo of Buddha. On the right arm stands the tattoo of his horse Hercules, a rose as a sign of respect for women and four elephants (symbol of his family). Maluma was engaged for two years to Belinda, then to Camila Fernandez. In 2018 he began a relationship with the model Natalia Barulich, who, in a certain sense, was discovered by his uncle, and Maluma achieved success with the songs Farandulera and Obsesión. Famous first in Colombia, then throughout Latin America, his first album, Magia, is a success.Among his most famous collaborations are Ricky Martin and Shakira. His next two albums are Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy and F.A.M.E. In 2018 he was chosen to play the Spanish version of the World Cup anthem.On television, Maluma was the judge of The Voice Kids in 2014.
Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy (2015)