Born In: Almirante Sur, Puerto Rico
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 credited with making Latin trap popular among music lovers across the world. He gained prominence as a trap singer when his song ‘Diles’ caught the attention of DJ Luian of ‘Hear This Music.’ Through ‘Hear This Music,’ Bad Bunny started collaborating with other popular musicians and soon became a well-known artist. Many of his songs like ‘Sensualidad,’ ‘Soy Peor,’ and ‘Tú No Metes Cabra’ have made it to the list of ‘Hot Latin Songs’ chart. Bad Bunny is also famous on social media. While his official YouTube channel has more than 45.6 million subscribers, his official Twitter page has more than 10 million followers.
Also Known As: Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio
Born Country: Puerto Rico
Notable Alumni: University Of Puerto Rico
education: University Of Puerto Rico
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.
Bad Bunny had created a song called ‘Diles’ and had uploaded it on the online audio distribution platform, SoundCloud. The song was heard by many, including music producer DJ Luian. Luian was impressed with Bad Bunny’s singing skills and hence signed him. Bad Bunny became a regular artist for the record label ‘Hear this Music’ and also started collaborating with popular musicians.
In 2017, he joined hands with the Colombian singer J Balvin, and was featured in Balvin’s hit number ‘Si Tu Novio Te Deja Sola.’ Bad Bunny was also featured in Becky G's single, titled ‘Mayores.’ In the same year, Bad Bunny went on to sign a booking deal with ‘Cardenas Marketing Network' (CMN).
Bad Bunny’s collaboration with famous artists increased his popularity. He eventually became one of the most sought after trap artists and started acquiring international audiences. Bad Bunny also became an internet sensation with more than four billion views on YouTube. He has a massive fan following on his official Instagram account as well. On Spotify, Bad Bunny attracts 65 million listeners every month.
In 2017, he started dating Gabriela Berlingeri. He was romantically linked to Carliz de la Cruz for five years. In early 2023, he stated dating Kendall Jenner.
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