Colombian singer Maluma was already an enormous hit within the Latin American music scene when he made a giant splash within the United States in 2015. His tour that yr, Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy, launched an entire new fan base to his attractive model and infectious music.
In 2016 he collaborated with Shakira on her music Chantaje (Blackmail), and he adopted that up with one of the crucial viral music movies of 2017, “Felices los 4.”
It turned out that the video for “Felices los 4” introduced him greater than only a hit. He additionally began courting the mannequin who starred in it, Natalia Barulích. Has their relationship lasted? Here’s the within scoop on Maluma and his love life.
He hadn’t deliberate on a music profession
Maluma grew up in Medellín, Colombia, and he didn’t initially intend to be a singer. He had his coronary heart set on taking part in soccer, and he pursued the game for eight years. He was so proficient that he even drew the eye of some native media.
At the identical time, he loved singing at celebrations reminiscent of weddings and birthday events. He grew to become so common that he ultimately reconsidered his profession path whereas he was nonetheless in his teenagers.
His given title is Juan Luis Londoño Aria, however even earlier than he began singing professionally he had a tattoo of his alternate title on his left leg. “Maluma” honors his household, utilizing the primary two letters of the names of his mom Marlli, his father Luis, and his sister Manuela.
When it was time to start out performing as a musician, he had his stage title able to go.
He’s had an lively love life.
Barulích wasn’t the one lady to search out Maluma irresistible. Before he met her he went out with different lovely girls, together with Mexican singer Belinda, Brazilian singer Anitta, and Venezuelan mannequin Yeinly Castro. None of these relationships lasted so long as his two years with Barulích, although.
During his time with Barulích, Maluma’s profession simply saved getting greater. After his scorching efficiency on the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards, Madonna discovered him backstage to inform him that she thought he was wonderful. The subsequent yr the 2 carried out collectively on the Billboard Music Awards.
Of course, through the 2018 MTV VMA efficiency, Maluma additionally kissed one in all his backup dancers, one thing that raised just a few eyebrows, contemplating the truth that he’d been courting Barulích for a few yr presently. She didn’t appear too apprehensive concerning the kiss, however she simply dismissed it as being part of his efficiency.
The rumors didn’t cease there
As lately as final August Barulích posted an image of her with Maluma, they usually gave the impression to be very completely happy collectively. But only a few months later he was noticed cozying as much as one other lady, mannequin Winnie Harlow. I
n October they have been seen collectively in New York, dancing at an evening membership and consuming out.
Apparently that was sufficient for Barulích, and shortly after that information got here out she introduced that they have been not courting.
Maluma is again available on the market
Despite the romantic vibe between Maluma and Harlow, sources declare that they’re simply shut buddies and that he’s single. Barulích additionally gave a press release on the time of the breakup saying that though she loves him very a lot, “right now we need to take time for ourselves and our careers so that we can continue to grow as artists and individuals.”
As lengthy as he’s not too busy rising as an artist thus far, it feels like Maluma is single once more.