Benito Antonio Martinez Ocasio, who is popularly known by his stage name, Bad Bunny, is one of the world’s most famous artists regarded in 2020. He is a popular rapper, composer, record producer, and singer-songwriter. He is well-known for his Puerto Rican Latin trap and Reggaeton style of singing. Besides this, he is famous for giving hits in various other genres such as bachata, rock, and soul. His albums, including ‘YHLQMDLG,’ ‘EI Ultimo Tour Del Mundo,’ have gained him worldwide fame. His latest album has proved to be a big success and has become the first to top on the US Billboard 200 in Spanish. In addition to this, his single titled ‘Dakiti’ has gained him massive popularity of ‘EI Ultimo Tour Del Mundo.’ He has amassed a net worth of $8 million as of 2021.
|Net Worth:||$8 Million|
|Born:||March 10, 1994|
|Profession:||Rapper, Composer, Record Producer, and Singer-Songwriter|
|Birthplace:||Almirante Sur, Puerto Rico|
Early Life and Education
Bad Bunny was born on 10th March 1994 in Almirante Sur, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. He was raised by his father, Benito Martinez, and his mother, lysaurie Ocasio Declet, who used to play salsa, meringue, and ballads. Bunny got the inspiration to work as a musician from her mother and started working on himself at a young age. Bunny belongs to the American ethnicity, who spent his childhood with two young brothers. According to Bunny, he preferred to stay indoors and spend some time with his family instead of hanging out with friends.
His love for music made him sing at the strict catholic household in the choir until the age of thirteen. Later on, he left chorus and shifted his focus towards singing. He considers Daddy Yankee to be his biggest motivation. Bunny started his professional music career during middle school. After completing high school, Bunny began studying audiovisual communication at the University of Puerto Rico. Besides music, he was also inclined towards skateboarding and wrestling. Being a shy person, Bunny created freestyle and played them as a joke in front of his colleagues.
Like everyone out there, Bad Bunny also kick-started his career through online platforms. In 2016, he started creating and uploading his music on the SoundCloud platform while he was studying. One of his songs named ‘Diles’ got recognized by DJ Luciano, who later offered him a contract. Bunny’s impressive style and sound have a good impression on the Mambo Kingz production team, who later collaborated on a song.
Bunny released a series of top ten hit songs that successfully ranked on the Latin Charts. Gradually, he became one of the hottest Latin American Trap-scene artists. His songs, including Soy Peor, Krippy Kush, Ahora Me Llama, were fed by millions of YouTube views and massive popularity. In 2017, Bunny started making television appearances. Moreover, Bunny collaborated with various renowned artists such as Prince Royce, J Balvin, and Ozuna.
In 2018, Bunny released his first studio album titled ‘Hear This Music.’ However, shortly after signing a contract with Rimas Entertainment, Bunny took a break from releasing any album, as his last record label didn’t contribute to the production process. In 2019, Bad Bunny collaborated with J Balvin to work on another track titled ‘Oasis.’ In 2020, he appeared on the Super Bowl halftime show, which the critics appreciated. Afterward, in 2020, Bunny came up with a third album, which revolved around isolation, quarantine, and feat during the COVID-19 crises.
- Bad Bunny earns his fortune as a rapper, composer, record producer, and singer-songwriter throughout his professional career.
- His estimated net worth stands at $8 million as of 2021.
Bad Bunny’s career has been a journey of immense success where he has been nominated for 190 awards and won a total of 72 awards to date. The list of awards include:
- American Music Awards
- El Premio ASCAP
- ASCAP Pop Music Awards
- ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards
- Billboard Latin Music Awards
- Billboard Music Awards
- iHeart Radio Music Awards
- Premios Juventud
- Latin American Music Awards
- Latin Grammy Awards
- Premios Lo Nuestro
- MTV Video Music Awards
- Spotify Awards
- Telmundo’s Tu Musica Urban Awards
- Urban Music Awards
As of 2021, Bad Bunny’s net worth is $8 million.
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