Bad Bunny, whose real name is Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, is a Puerto Rican rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor and occasional professional wrestler.
He was born on March 10, 1994, in Puerto Rico, and began his career writing songs at the age of 14.
Bad Bunny rose to prominence in 2016 with his song Diles, which led to a deal with Hear This Music, per Billboard.
His musical style is primarily defined as Latin trap and reggaeton, although his music also incorporates various other elements from other genres.
Bad Bunny is popularly recognized as the King of Latin Trap, and has continued gaining traction with songs such as Soy Peor and collaborations with Farruko, Karol G, Ozuna and J Balvin.
His major breakthrough came in 2018 with his feature on Cardi B’s number-one song I Like It, alongside J Balvin.
Bad Bunny career
Bad Bunny first gained popularity in 2017 with his debut single, Soy Peor, and since then, he has released multiple hit songs and albums that have topped charts around the world.
His music is known for its fusion of reggaeton, Latin trap, and other genres, as well as its socially conscious lyrics that address issues such as poverty, inequality and mental health.
He has collaborated with many other popular artists, including J Balvin, Cardi B, and Drake, and has won numerous awards, including several Latin Grammy Awards.
In addition to his music career, Bad Bunny has also made appearances in movies and TV shows, including the 2021 film The Suicide Squad and the 2020 season of Narcos: Mexico.
He has also been involved in various philanthropic efforts, including donating money to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria in 2017.
Bad Bunny net worth
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Bad Bunny has an estimated net worth of $40 million.
How does Bad Bunny make his money?
Bad Bunny earns his money primarily through his music career, including album sales, streaming royalties and touring.
Most of his 2022 income came from two tours: El Último Tour Del Mundo and The World’s Hottest Tour.
His fourth studio album, Un Verano Sin Ti, released in May 2022, sold 3.8 million copies through January 2023.
Bad Bunny also has lucrative endorsement deals with brands such as Corona, Cheetos, and Adidas, among others.
Additionally, he has a WWE contract and starred in the movie Bullet Train alongside Brad Pitt.
From his tours alone, Bad Bunny made an estimated $30 million.
The high-flying musician invests his net worth in luxury cars, prime real estate and ventures beyond the music industry.