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Julion Alvarez: Bio, Wife, Career, Net worth & more

Who Is Julion Alvarez?

Julion Alvarez is a Mexican singer widely known for his amazing songs such as Ni Diablo Ni Santo, Mis Idolos, Hoy Mis Amigos, and many more.

Due to his outstanding voice and love from the fans, this singer has been getting a lot of awards and recognition. Julion Alvarez was once nominated for reputed awards such as the Grammy and Latin Grammy Awards.

Julion Alvarez Biography
Julion Alvarez Biography

Today we are going to take a glance at Julion Alvarez’s life. Before starting the artist, let’s get to know him better through some quick facts;

Some Quick Facts

Full NameJulio Cesar Alvarez
NicknameJulion Alvarez
BirthdateApril 11, 1983
Age 39 years old
Sun SignAries
TraitsPositive: Leader, confident, and generous
Negative: Attention seeker, arrogant, and stubborn
BirthplaceLa Concordia, Chiapas, Mexico
Currently residingMexico
NationalityMexican
Height5 feet 11 inches
Hair colorBlack
Eyes colorBlack
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse Name Nathaly Fernandez (wife)
Profession Singer
Net Worth$5 million (approx.)
Social mediaTwitter

Early Life and Childhood

This famous singer was born Julio Cesar Alvarez. His name originated in Mexico and translated to Jove’s child.

Julio Cesar childhood photo
Julion Alvarez childhood photo

Julio was raised in the famous place of La Concordia, Chiapas, Mexico. He was born in the year of 1983.

Every year Alvarez celebrates his birthday on the 11th day of April. Therefore this singer falls under the sun sign of Aries.

According to this sign, Julio is an attention seeker and likes to be on the top. However, sometimes, they can be stubborn and stick to the way of doing things they desire.

Julion Alvarez Wife

This famous singer is a married man. He walked down the aisle in 2011 with beautiful Nathaly Fernandez.

Julion Alvarez and Nathaly Fernandez wedding picture collage
Julion Alvarez and Nathaly Fernandez’s wedding picture collage

Similarly, Nathaly was previously married to another singer Oro Valentin Elizalde. He is recognized as El Gallo de Oro and was murdered at the age of 27 in an ambush by a drug trafficking gang, Los Zetas.

Julion Alvarez Banda MS

Back in 2003, Julion worked as a vocalist for the Banda MS. After being on the team until 2007, the singer ventured out to initiate his career as a solo artist.

Banda MS is also known as Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga. The MS in the name stands for Mazatlan Sinaloa. The group was first discovered by brothers Alberto Lizarraga and Sergio.

The band has succeeded in releasing No podrás (2004), Mi Mayor Anhelo (2005), La Raza Contenta (2006), Ecuela de Rancho, and many more.

The band is still releasing new hits in the music industry, but the member has been changing drastically. Now, the band is handled by talented personnel.

Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga
Banda Sinaloense MS de Sergio Lizárraga

Some of them are Alan Ramizrez, Oswaldo Silvas (Walo), Jairo Osuna, Pavel Ocampo, Elías Nordahl Piña, David Castro Lejarza, Ricardo Nordahl Piña, Nicolás Tiznado, José Osuna, Armonía, Francisco Hernández, José Viera, José Rojas, Roberto Frausto, Christian Osuna and Luis Fernando Osuna.

List of Songs

SongsYear
Corazón mágico2007
En Vivo Desde Mazatlan2008
Cumbia del río2009
Corridos Privados2009
Corridos2009
Corridos Con Banda2010
Ni Lo Intentes 2010
Ni Lo Intentes 2010
Ni lo intentes2010
Vive Grupero, El Concierto Julián Álvarez Y Su Norteño Banda2011
Márchate y olvídame 2012
Tu amigo nada más2013
Soy Lo Que Quiero:…Indispensable2014
El aferrado 2015
La Más Completa Collecion2015
Mis Ídolos, Hoy Mis Amigos!!! 2015
Ni Diablo, Ni Santo 2017
Este Soy Yo2019
Incomparable2021

Career

After leaving Band MS, Julion started his band Julion Alvarez Y Su Norteño Banda. In 2014, he was delighted to be selected by Miguel Anger fox.

To those who do not know him, he is the producer of the Mexican talent show La Voz… Mexico. He got his work as a coach in the fourth edition and won the show with Guido Rochin.

Julion Alvarez Awards and recognition

In 2015, Julion Alvarez Y Su Norteño Banda and Y fue Asi won Latin American Music Awards for Favorite Reginal Mexican Band, Duo, or Group and Favorite Regional Mexican Song.

Julion Alvarez Y Su Norteño Banda
Julion Alvarez Y Su Norteño Banda

Later in 2017, Julion Alvarez won Lo Nuestro Award for Banda Artist of the Year and Regional Mexican Male Artist of the Year.

Similar to 2016, Y Fue Asi won the Lo Nuestro Award for Regional Mexican Song of the Year.

Moreover, this singer’s Ni Diablo Ni Santo was nominated for Grammy Awards in the Best Regional Mexican Music Album category.

Julion Alvarez was Involved in Drug Trafficking.

In 2017 the singer was accused of having ties with drug Kingpin Raul Flores Hernandez and the Flores Drug trafficking organizations.

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) identified Alvarez as a significant foreign trafficker under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act).

Along with him, 21 others, including soccer player Rafael Marquez, were convicted. According to sources, it is the largest single Kingpin Act action agast Mexican drug cartel network until now.

Regarding this, the singer confessed that it had nothing to do with him. However, Alvarez once encountered Raul in La Camella, now a club in Guadalajara.

Alvarez also claimed that he did not know Raul was a drug dealer at that time ad met him as a concert promoter. He also said that the Kingpin was not his business partner and did not need him in any way.

Why is Julion Alvarez not available on YouTube and Spotify?

Due to drug accusations, Julion is struggling to convince his fans. Also, the singer is having difficulty distributing his music on several platforms.

Surprisingly the most popular digital platforms, YouTube and Spotify, have decided to cancel their official account on the platform. That is why there is no official page of Julion on such a platform.

Julion Alvarez singing
Julion Alvarez singing

Unfortunately, it appears that the singer can’t advertise his talent and creativity on this platform for a long time.

Julion Alvarez is banned in the USA

The United States Department of the Treasury accused the Mexican singer of drug money laundering, which has greatly impacted his career. Unfortunately, one of them happens to be getting banned in the U.S.

Julion revealed that he wanted to get even and hired an officer to investigate the person who denounced him. Due to his accusation, Alvarez lost his friendship with Christian Nodal Y Saul “Canelo” Alvarez.

He also maintained a distance from the boxer not to harm his image. Although the issue is resolved in his homeland, another country is not ready to accept him.

Julion Alvarez’s net worth

Julion makes a huge amount of money from his career, working hard to produce amazing songs one after another. Also, Julion often travels to fancy destinations for concerts.

According to sources, Alvarez’s net worth in 2022 is approximately $5 million.

Social media presence

Julion Alvarez Twitter

Alvarez joined the Twitter platform in February of 2013. Until now, this singer has gathered more than 928.3k flowers in his account.

You can follow him on the link below.

Twitter: 928.3k followers

FAQs

Why does Spotify not have Julion Alvarez?

Because of alleged drug money laundering, Spotify and YouTube have decided to ban the singer on these platforms. 

Why did Julion Alvarez get Canceled?

Due to alleged tyes with drug Kingpin Raul Flores Hernandez, Julion is getting canceled.

Where is Julion Alvarez from?

This renonwed singer is from La Concordia, Chiapas, Mexico.

Does Julion Alvarez have Instagram?

He used to have Instagram, but Julión Álvarez has kept his distance from social media platforms due to the controversy.

How old is Julio Alvarez?

In 2022, Julión Álvarez is 39 years old as he was born on 11 April 1983.

Is Julión Álvarez married?

Yes, this singer is happily married to Nathaly Fernandez. 

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