Bad Bunny born, Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, is a Puerto Rican rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and occasional professional wrestler.
His musical style is primarily defined as Latin trap and reggaeton, although his music also incorporates various other elements from other genres.
He rose to prominence in 2016 with his song “Diles”, which led to a deal with Hear This Music. He continued gaining traction with songs such as “Soy Peor” and collaborations with Farruko, Karol G, Ozuna, J Balvin, and more during the next few years.
His major breakthrough came in 2018 with his feature on Cardi B’s number-one song “I Like It” alongside J Balvin, and his top-10 song “Mia” featuring Drake.
His debut album X 100pre was released in December 2018 by Rimas Entertainment, which peaked at number 11 on the US Billboard 200. He then released his collaborative album Oasis with J Balvin in June 2019, reaching number nine on the Billboard 200.
His second album YHLQMDLG was released on February 29, 2020, and became the highest charting all-Spanish album, reaching number two on the Billboard 200.
It was followed up with the compilation album Las que no iban a salir in May, which reached number seven on the chart. In November 2020, Bad Bunny released his fourth album El Último Tour Del Mundo, combining his reggaeton and Latin trap sound with rock music.
The album became the first all-Spanish-language album to reach number one on the Billboard 200 and its lead single “Dákiti” debuted in the top ten on the US Billboard Hot 100.
In May 2022, his fifth album Un Verano Sin Ti was released and spent 13 weeks atop the Billboard 200, while four of the album’s singles peaked in the top ten on the Billboard Hot 100. Un Verano Sin Ti was also the first Spanish-language album to earn a Grammy nomination for Album of the Year.
Bad Bunny is credited with helping Spanish-language music achieve mainstream popularity in the worldwide market. In 2020, he became the first non-English language act to be Spotify’s most streamed artist of the year and achieved the same record again in 2021.
He then had the biggest streaming year for any artist on Spotify in 2022. Bad Bunny has earned three Grammy Awards, four Latin Grammy Awards, eight Billboard Music Awards, and thirteen Lo Nuestro Awards. He was crowned Artist of the Year at the Apple Music Awards 2022.
Outside of music, Bad Bunny has ventured into professional wrestling in the American promotion WWE, making several non-wrestling appearances as well as wrestling in matches at WrestleMania 37 in 2021 and Backlash in 2023. He is also a one-time WWE 24/7 Champion.
Who is Bad Bunny?
Bad Bunny was born as Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio on March 10, 1994, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Bad Bunny was raised by his parents Benito Martínez and Lysaurie Ocasio Declet.
While his father Martínez works as a truck driver, his mother Lysaurie works as a school teacher. Bad Bunny spent his childhood in Vega Baja, along with his two younger brothers.
He started singing at a very young age after listening to an album of the famous reggaeton rapper, Vico C. By the time he was 5, Bad Bunny had decided that he wanted to be a singer.
At the age of thirteen, he started writing songs and even produced some of his own songs.
He attended ‘The University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo’ and studied audiovisual communication. However, he dropped out of the university to focus solely on his musical career. In order to take care of his expense, he started working as a bagger at a local supermarket. At the same time, he was also focusing on creating music.
Bad Bunny Net worth
Bad Bunny has raked in a lot of cash in recent years, with experts estimating his net worth at about $88million.
He makes about $4million each year, in addition to his annual salary.
The rapper has endorsements from Corona, Cheetos and Adidas.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much is Bad Bunny worth?
Bad Bunny’s net worth is estimated to be $88 Million.
How old is Bad Bunny?
He was born on March 10, 1994, and is currently 29 years old.
How tall is Bad Bunny?
Bunny’s height is 1.80 m, which is equal to 5 ft 11 in.
Bad Bunny is a famous Puerto Rican trap and reggaeton artist.
He is considered as the best trap artist of the current generation. Though his songs are predominantly in Latin or Spanish, world-renowned musicians like Enrique Iglesias have featured Bad Bunny in their respective songs.
Bad Bunny is also famous on social media.
As of August 2023, Bad Bunny’s net worth is roughly $88 Million.