Marlli Arias, the mother of Colombian singer and songwriter Maluma, is a businesswoman. She is the mother of two children, a daughter, and a son with her husband Luis Fernando Londono. 

Her son Maluma became popular after releasing his album Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy in 2015. His singles “Felices los 4”, “Borró Cassette”, and “Corazón” charted within the top ten on Billboard Hot Latin Songs

Marlli Arias Age and Family: Who is her Husband

Marlli was born in 1969 in Medellín, Colombia. She is 53 years old and holds Colombian nationality.

Born in a middle-class family, she hasn’t shared information about her family.

Arias still looks amazingly beautiful even in her fifties.

She is married to her husband Luis Fernando Londono with whom she shares two children.

Marlli Arias and her husband
Source: Instagram@mar_ariasg

They got married in the early 1990s and have been married for more than three decades.

She has a daughter named Manuela and a son named Juan Luis Londoño Arias popular as Maluma.

Marlli Arias with her daughter Manuela andand son Juan Luis Londoño Arias popular as Maluma.

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Who is her Son, Maluma?

Her son Maluma is a Colombian singer, songwriter, and actor. He was born Juan Luis Londoño Arias on 28 January 1994, in Medellín, Colombia.

He chose his stage name Maluma in honor to his family. Maluma is composed of the first two letters of his family members: Marlli his mother; Luis his father and Manuela his older sister

He played soccer in his school and also played in the lower divisions in the teams Atletico Nacional and Equidad Sports Club.

While studying at Hontanares School in El Retiro, he was interested in singing and also took part in several competitions.

Maluma’s Professional Career

At the age of 16, he recorded his first single “Farandulera” which became a hit, and then signed with Sony Music Colombia to record an album.

Maluma released his first album Magia in 2012 but came into the limelight after releasing his second album Pretty Boy, Dirty Boy in 2015.\

His other albums are .A.M.E. (2018) 11:11 (2019) Papi Juancho (2020).

He has released several top 10 Billboard Hot Latin Songs including “Borró Cassette”, “El Perdedor” and “Sin Contrato”.


  • El Premio ASCAP for Songwriter of the Year (2019)
  • MTV Video Music Award for Best Latin (2020)
  • Nominated for Best Latin America Central Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards (2013)
  • Best New Artist at the Latin Grammy Awards (2013)

Marlli Arias’ Relationship with son Maluma

Marlli is closest to her son Maluma than other family members. The mother and son share a beautiful bonding.

The Colombian often mentions his mother as the most important person in his life. Marlli frequently travels with her son during his world tour and concerts.

Marlli Arias with her son Maluma in Miami

Her Instagram @mar_ariasg has pictures of her son and family shared among 335K followers.

She has a huge fan following on her Instagram where she shares personal moments with her son during tours and concerts.

Maluma’s Relationship History and Girlfriend

Marlli’s son was reportedly dating Russian supermodel Vivien Rubin since 2019.

Their affair became public after they were spotted spending time together on New Year in Aspen. However, the couple has stopped spending time and might have broken up.

Maluma and his girlfriend Vivien Rubin
Source: Hola

Earlier, Maluma opened up about his affair with Cuban-Croatian model Natalia Barulich in January 2018.

Taling about their relationship in an interview, the 28-year-old singer said:

“We have a great time together, we have fun, we love each other, and we also support each other…I think those are the fundamentals. It’s the most important thing. Right now, we’re dating. We like what we have, I like her company, and she supports me and loves me, so you’re all seeing me like never before.”

The couple later separated in 2019.

Marlli and Maluma Criticized for Kissing

In May 2014, Marlli and her son became the center of criticism after Maluma shared a photo of him kissing his mother on the lips.

In the photo shared on Mother’s Day, the Colombian can be seen sharing a smooch as he holds his mother’s face.

Maluma captioned the photo “Feliz día amor de mi vida, FELIZ DÍA MADRE.” which translates to “Happy day love of my life, Happy Mother’s Day.”

Marlli Arias sharing a kiss with her son Maluma
Source: Instagram@maluma

Some of the fans supported the singer and his mother saying that it was a part of Latin culture while several fans criticized them saying it was way too passionate.

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