Birth Name: José Álvaro Osorio Balvín
Place of Birth: Medellín, Colombia
Date of Birth: May 7, 1985
Ethnicity: Colombian [Spanish, some African, possibly other]
J Balvin is a Colombian reggaeton singer. He is the son of Álvaro Osorio and Alba Mery Vásquez. He moved to the U.S. at around seventeen, living in Oklahoma on a student exchange and then New York City.