Celebrated Name: Juanes
Real Name/Full Name: Juan Esteban Aristizábal Vásquez
Gender: Male
Age: 51 years old
Birth Date: 9 August 1972
Birth Place: Carolina del Príncipe, Colombia
Nationality: Colombian
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 83 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Karen Martínez (m. 2004)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes No(Paloma, Luna, and Dante)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Juanes Gay?: No
Profession: Musician and singer-songwriter
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $25 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Juanes is a popular Colombian musician and singer-songwriter whose real name is Juan Esteban Aristizábal Vásquez. He is popularly known as the former band member of Ekhymosis, which is a Colombian rock band. He has sold more than 15 million solo albums worldwide. He is also a Latin Grammy award winner, which he received for his debut album Fijate Bien.

Maybe you know about Juanes very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Juanes’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Juanes was born on 9 August 1972, in the city of Carolina del Principe, which is situated in Colombia itself. He was interested in music from an early age. His major source of inspiration was his father and his brothers, who first encouraged him to join the field. They were also the ones who taught him how to play the guitar. His view of music was so organic that it was very simple for him to learn to play other instruments such as tango and Vallenato.

He spent the majority of his childhood in Medellin, where Pablo Escobar used to reign during his prime days. The city had the highest homicide rate during that period. When Juanes was little, he witnessed a civil war. He was greatly inspired by The Beatles and Metallica during his childhood and thus thought of starting his band, which the group later named Ekhymosis.

Personal Life

Juanes is married to Karen Martinez, who is a Colombian actress and model. They first met during a video promotion of the single “Podemos Hacernos Daño.” Due to unfortunate incidents, the couple split up shortly after their marriage. Luckily, they reconciled after four months as well. They have three children together, named Luna Aristizábal Martínez (born September 6, 2003), Paloma Aristizábal Martínez (born June 2, 2005), and Dante Aristizábal Martínez (born September 12, 2009).

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 9 August 1972, Juanes is 51 years old as of today’s date 22nd June 2024. His height is 1.8 m tall, and his weight is 83 kg.


Juanes started his solo career during the 2000s when he released his debut album titled Fíjate Bien. The album was such a big hit in the music industry that it received three Grammy awards. The album was produced by the Argentine musician Gustavo Santaolalla. His next album Un Día Normal (A Normal Day) released in 2002, and it was also a major hit in Latin America. The album was certified gold.

His next super hit was titled Mi Sangre (My Blood), which released in 2004. The album topped the charts for several weeks, and it was also used in support of neo-fascism, stared by Benito Mussolini. In 2006, he released La Vida… Es Un Ratico during his separation with his wife, Karen.

Awards & Achievements

Juanes is one of the best Colombian singers of all time who was influenced by music during his childhood only. He has won several awards in his career of the best categories, some of which are reflected below:

  • Won Best Latin Pop AlbumAward for Juanes MTV Unplugged (2013)
  • Nominated in Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative AlbumAward for Un Día Normal (2003), Fíjate Bien (2002)
  • Won Latin Grammy Awards for Best New Artist(2001)
  • Won  Latin Grammy Awards for Best Rock Solo Vocal Album(2001)
  • Won Latin Grammy Awards for Album of the Year(2003)
  • Won Latin Grammy Awards for Record of the Year(2003)

Net Worth & Salary of Juanes in 2024

Juanes Net Worth
Juanes Net Worth

As of 2024, the net worth of Juanes is around $25 million. The primary source of income of Juanes is from the albums and singles he releases worldwide. He also earns a respective amount of money by performing in live concerts.

Juanes is one of the best Colombian singers of all time. He got the inspiration to join the field of music from his father and brothers, who taught him how to play the guitar. He formed a rock band in 1998 named Ekhymosis. His solo album, which released in 2000, was a blockbuster that received three Latin Grammy Awards. With time, his performance in the field of music improved, and he rose to become his fan’s favorite.


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