Malu Trevejo (born on October 15, 2002) is a Cuban-born singer, songwriter, and social media personality known for her vibrant music and captivating voice. She became famous for her videos on the Musical.ly app. With a blend of Reggaeton, Latin pop, and hip-hop influences, Malu's infectious energy and relatable lyrics have garnered her 11.3M Instagram followers. From her debut single "Luna Llena" to her empowering anthems, Trevejo continues to make waves in the music industry, inspiring others to embrace their individuality and pursue their dreams.
Birth and Family
María Luisa Trevejo, popularly known as Malu Trevejo, was born in Havana, Cuba on October 15, 2002. Her mother, Leti is Cuban and her father, Horan is Spanish. When she was a baby, she moved to Madrid, Spain with her father where they lived for 12 years. While in Spain, Trevejo enjoyed acting and made funny videos with her friends, which her parents recorded. She also started belly dancing at a young age and shared videos of her dancing on the internet. These videos helped her to gain her first public attention. When she turned 13, she moved to Miami, Florida with her mother.
In Spain, María Luisa Trevejo went to a regular school but had to leave because she was being bullied. After that, she started homeschooling instead. Academics didn't interest her much when she was young, she preferred dancing and doing other activities outside of school. She told Yahoo, “I’m homeschooled because I cannot go to school. There are too many people coming up to me and asking dumb questions. I can’t be a normal teen, to be honest. If I want to sing, then I have to live this life.”
Rise to Stardom
Trevejo gained popularity through her Musical.ly app, which is now known as TikTok. After creating her account, she started sharing videos of herself lip-syncing. This attracted millions of followers, and eventually, her account became verified on the platform.
In 2016 when Trevejo was at the age of 14 years old, she signed a recording and co-management agreement with In-Tu Linea and Universal Music Latin. The following year, in 2017, she released her debut single called "Luna Llena." This song was produced by the Fliptones and gained popularity, reaching 100 million views on YouTube as of November 2019. The song made its debut on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart at position 27. It sold over 2,000 downloads and a remake of the song titled "Luna Llena (English Version)" was released. Because of this, Malu Trevejo was recognized as one of Pandora Radio's Latin Artists to Watch in 2018. She mentioned that her album would have songs in both English and Spanish languages.
In August 2019, Trevejo released a four-track EP called "Una Vez Más." Her single "Luna Llena" achieved success by reaching number 18 on the Hot Latin Songs chart for two consecutive weeks. Within a month of release, it received both gold and platinum certifications.
Moving forward to October 2020, Trevejo signed with a new management team and relocated to the Los Angeles area. In October 2021, Trevejo made an announcement on social media stating that she had signed with rapper Travis Scott's record label, Cactus Jack Records, as well as Atlantic Records. As part of this new venture, she released her debut single, a song titled "Complicado," featuring Luar La L, which came out under the Cactus Jack and Atlantic labels. However, she was later dropped from Cactus Jack.
Malu Trevejo has become widely popular across social media as a singer and dancer. Her Instagram boasts millions of followers, reaching an impressive 11.3 million.
Additionally, her YouTube channel has garnered over 1.57 million subscribers. Her debut single "Luna Llena'' has been a massive hit, with the music video accumulating an impressive 129 million views on YouTube as of today. While her Facebook and Twitter accounts may appear inactive, her Malu Trevejo OnlyFans actively engages with her fans, where she responds to messages online. When she turned 18, she made an OnlyFans account. Malu Trevejo OnlyFans gained more than 37,000 subscribers in just one week.
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Malu Trevejo was in a confirmed relationship with rapper NBA Youngboy in 2017. However, their relationship ended amidst intense arguments between Trevejo and Danielle Bregoli, also known as 'Bhad Bhabie'. They exchanged heated remarks on Instagram during that time. In response, Trevejo went on Instagram Live to assure her fans that nobody had broken her heart.
By the year 2020, she was dating Danny Alfonso, known as thatboiipapii. In June 2021, Trevejo was seen together with rapper Swae Lee from Rae Sremmurd. They shared photos and videos on their Instagram stories, showing them looking close while in a swimming pool. Shortly after, they practically confirmed their rumored relationship with affectionate pictures taken at a club. In the photos, Swae Lee can be seen wrapping his arms around Malu, and he captioned the images with "Delicioso." Malu responded with a simple smiley-face emoji in the comments.
In January 2022, Malu Trevejo faced a lawsuit from her former employees in Miami, Florida, who accused her of battery, defamation, sexual misconduct, and emotional abuse. However, Trevejo's attorney denied the allegations, and the claims were later voluntarily withdrawn. The claims were dismissed with prejudice, offering protection from future filing.
It was later revealed that Trevejo had paid the claimants $100,000 in cash as part of their agreement, although this detail was not initially disclosed by her lawyer to protect her client.
Trevejo's lawyer confirmed the payment, stating that it was a confidential amount intended to resolve the baseless claim made by her former employees.
Criticism arose over Trevejo's team's handling of the alleged deal, accusing them of distorting the terms and suggesting that the claimants had admitted to lying or exaggerating the allegations by stating that they "volunteered" to withdraw them.
The singer's picture was shared with the public after she got arrested in Miami for a traffic violation. She received a bench warrant because she didn't appear in court for a hearing related to another non-moving traffic violation.
- Since she was young, Trevejo wanted to become a singer, but she struggled with self-confidence.
- Trevejo opened up about being a target of bullying when she relocated to the U.S. due to her distinctive appearance and accent.
- Following an insensitive comment made during her Instagram Live, Trevejo faced accusations of racism.
- While Trevejo may confidently perform in song in front of crowds, she is actually quite shy in person.
- Her biological father is currently serving a 122-year prison sentence for crimes such as killing people, including police officers, and car theft.
- She has tattoos on her body.
Who is Malu Trevejo?
Trevejo is a Cuban-born singer, songwriter, and social media personality known for her vibrant music and captivating voice. She became famous for her content on Musical.ly, now TikTok.
When was Trevejo born?
Trevejo was born on October 15, 2002 in Cuba. Her age will be 21 year old on October 2023
How Did Trevejo Get Rich?
Trevejo went viral through her belly dancing video. She makes a good amount of money from her social media page where she has shared many videos where she lip-syncs to songs.
Does Trevejo have a Medusa tattoo?
Yes, she has got a Medusa head tattooed on her hand. She also has a tiger and lotus tattoo.
What happened to Malu and her parents?
The singer claims that her father is addicted to drugs and her mother is an alcoholic. She shared her sentiments on Instagram Live after a confrontation with her mother.
What is Malu Trevejo's networth?
As of January 2023, Malu's career has led her to accumulate a net worth of approximately $200 thousand
How tall is Malu Trevejo?
She is 5 feet and 4 inches tall.
What is Malu Trevejo's nationality?
She is American and Cuban.
What is Malu Trevejo's star sign?
Malu's star sign is Libra.
Has Malu Trevejo featured in any films?
Yes, she appeared in Wolf Mountain as Emma.
What Record Label is Malu Trevejo with?
She is with Atlantic but formerly she was with Universal music.