Arelys Henao Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Kids, Net Worth, Songs, Biography & More

Born on December 3, 1976, Arelys Henao hails from Sabanalarga and is a renowned Colombian singer and songwriter in the realm of Colombian popular music. Her rich musical journey served as an inspiration for Caracol Television to create a biographical musical telenovela titled “Arelys Henao: I Sing, I Don’t Cry.”

Arelys Henao left a notable impact on both pop and ranchera music genres. Her albums “Por la Puerta grande” (2004), “Unica” (2011), “Reina sin Rey” and “Mujeres y despecho” (both in 2015) stand out as her renowned works. Notably, she also performed alongside the Mexican singer Ana Gabriel on stage.

Arelys Henao Biography, Age, and Wiki

Arelys Henao, born on December 3, 1976, in Sabanalarga, Antioquia, Colombia, prefers to commemorate her birthday on the 3rd of December annually, surrounded by her loved ones. Her complete name is Luz Arelys Henao Ruiz. She identifies as Colombian by nationality and holds the zodiac sign of Sagittarius. Currently, she resides in Medellin, Antioquia.

Arelys Henaos nationality is Colombian
Arelys Henao’s nationality is Colombian

From her early years, she has resided in Columbia, enjoying a wonderful upbringing there. Throughout her youth, she attended a nearby high school to fulfill her educational journey. Following this, Arelys successfully earned her bachelor’s degree. Since February 1996, she has been actively engaged as a vocalist and songwriter, crafting numerous individual albums and participating in collaborations with other renowned musicians.

Wikipedia / Bio
Full name Luz Arelys Henao Ruiz
Nickname Arelys
Stage name Arelys Henao
Profession Singer and songwriter
Birth Details
Birthday 3 December 1976
Age (as of January 2023) 46 years old
Hometown Sabanalarga, Antioquia, Colombia
Current residence Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia
Nationality Colombian
Ethnicity White
Zodiac sign Sagittarius
Religion Christian
Family Bio  
Parents Mother: Ana Maria Perez
Father: Don Alonso Henao
Siblings 13 (7 died)
Other family members / Relatives Not known
Education Details
School Local High School in Sabanalarga
University / College Private University
Qualifications Graduate with Bachelor’s degree
Relationship and Dating History
Marital Status Married
Husband Wilfredo Hurtado
Boyfriend None
Children 2 Sons (Esteban and Miguel Hurtado)
Body Stats & Looks  
Height In feet- 5 ft 9 in
In meters- 1.75 m
In cm- 175.2 cm
Weight In kg- 65 kg
In pounds- 143.3 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eyes Color Brown
Figure size 35-25-36
Tattoos None
Total Assets and Collection
Net Worth $30 million to $38 million
Monthly Revenue $70k – $90k
Cars BMW and Audi
House Luxurious house in Medellin
Other income sources Ad Sense, Advertisements, and stage shows
Hobbies / Favorites
Actor Will Smith
Food Pizza, Roasted Chicken, and Fries
Place Texas, Georgia, and New York
Color Black, blue, and red
Hobbies Reading books, listening to music, dancing, singing, fashion, makeup, and photography

Parents & Siblings

Born to her American parents, Don Alonso Henao and Ana Maria Perez, Arelys grew up in a financially secure and affectionate family. Throughout her early years, she shared a close bond with her parents.

Henao originates from a sizable family where she was brought up amidst 13 siblings. Regrettably, the present count stands at only 7 members, with Arelys included. The demise of her 7 brothers remains shrouded in mystery, and details regarding her siblings are presently unavailable.

Arelys Henao and her father Don Alonso Henao
Arelys Henao and her father Don Alonso Henao

Career / Songs / Albums

Arelys is a renowned pop singer and songwriter who embarked on her artistic journey, drawing inspiration from the iconic Colombian musician and songwriter Dario Gomez. Starting in 1996, she has released numerous solo albums and engaged in collaborations with fellow artists in the genre, including Giovanny Ayala, El Charrito Negro, Jimmy Gutierrez, and the aforementioned Dario Gomez.

Arelys Henao is a popular singer and songwriter
Arelys Henao is a popular singer and songwriter

With a prolific musical journey, she has earned the title of The Queen of Popular Music. Spanning a career of more than 25 years, Henao has graced the stage alongside esteemed Colombian and global musicians like Ana Gabriel, Los Tigres del Norte, Maelo Ruiz, and Tormenta, among a host of other vocalists. In 2015, she collaborated with Dario Gomez to produce the track “La Reina y el Rey.”

Arelys Henao is known for her biography musical
Arelys Henao is known for her biography of musical

Argemiro Jaramillo’s creation garnered both commercial success and critical acclaim in Colombia. On February 23, 2018, Henao was among the artists present at the Teleton Colombia 2018 initiative. To date, Arelys has secured four nominations for the Nuestra Tierra Awards in categories such as best female performance and best female artist.

Height, Weight, and Physical Appearance

Arelys, an incredibly stunning songwriter, takes pleasure in sharing her exquisite photos across her social media accounts. Standing tall at 5 feet 9 inches, she maintains her graceful physique with a weight of approximately 65 kg. Henao’s luminous brown eyes and hair complement her facial beauty. Her commitment to fitness is evident through her regular exercise regimen and adherence to a nourishing, wholesome diet. Remarkably, Arelys boasts flawless, unadorned, fair skin without any tattoos or surgical alterations.

Arelys Henao is 5 ft 9 in tall
Arelys Henao is 5 ft 9 in tall


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Arelys Henao’s Spouse, Marriage, and Children

Arelys is a happily married woman to Wilfredo Hurtado, and their love has blessed them with two children. Their older son, Esteban Hurtado, is 24 years old, while their second son, Miguel Hurtado, is 18 years old.

Arelys Henao with her husband Wilfredo Hurtado
Arelys Henao with her husband Wilfredo Hurtado

Miguel thoroughly enjoys engaging in football and takes pleasure in showcasing his adept skills on his social media account. As for Henao, she has chosen not to disclose her dating history publicly at this point in time.

Arelys Henao and her sons Esteban and Miguel Hurtado
Arelys Henao and her sons Esteban and Miguel Hurtado

Approx Net Worth of Arelys Henao

Arelys, a wealthy woman, indulges in an opulent daily lifestyle, thanks to her career as a singer and songwriter. Her impressive assets range from approximately $30 million to $38 million.

With her skills and diligent efforts, Henao has the potential to generate a monthly income ranging from $70,000 to $90,000. In terms of possessions, she possesses high-end vehicles such as BMW and Audi, along with a lavish residence located in Medellin. Henao further supplements her earnings through sources like AdSense, advertising, and live performances.

Arelys Henao is a very rich singer
Arelys Henao is a very rich singer

7 Random Facts About Arelys Henao

  • Arelys is known for Arelys Henao: Canto para no llorar, a Colombian biographical musical anthology telenovela produced by Caracol Television, which is inspired by the life of Henao.
  • She joined YouTube on Feb 16, 2012, and gained over 1.29 million subscribers on her channel named ARELYS HENAO ‘LA REINA DE LA MUSICA POPULAR’.
  • Due to her love of music, the Colombian singer has faced many harsh situations from a very young age.

  • On her Instagram profile named @arelyshenao, she has earned more than 1.1 million followers.
  • She has garnered over 2.2 million followers on her Facebook account named Arelys Henao.
  • Arelys is also available on Twitter, with more than 57.2k followers on her profile named @ARELYSHENAO.
  • Henao’s hobbies are reading books, listening to music, dancing, singing, fashion, makeup, and photography.


  1. Who is Arelys Henao?

    She is a well-known Colombian singer and songwriter who is known for Arelys Henao: Canto para no llorar.

  2. How old is Arelys Henao?

    Arelys was born on 3 December 1976 and she is 46 years old (as of January 2023).

  3. Where is Arelys Henao from?

    Arelys is from Sabanalarga, Antioquia, Colombia.

  4. Where to watch Arelys Henao’s novela?

    Arelys Henao’s novela is available to watch on Netflix.

  5. What is Arelys Henao’s net worth?

    $30 million to $38 million

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