Bad Bunny is officially the best Latin singer in the world

7 surprising facts about Bad Bunny: origin, secrets, and a liturgical gesture

Bad Bunny won his first Grammy and even he can't believe how quickly he rose to stardom! The Puerto Rican is 27 years old and officially the best Latin singer in the world, but there are many unknown facts for fans, and today we want to share them. Keep reading to know more about the trap singer's life.

  • Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the same city as many Latin music singers such as Luis Fonsi, Ozuna, Ricky Martin, and Daddy Yankee.
  • Bad Bunny is the oldest of three brothers.
  • The Puerto Rican is considered a pioneer of the Latin trap.

1-Why is he called Bad Bunny?

Bad Bunny was a dreamer.

The origin of his stage name is inspired by a childhood memory. Benito dressed up as a rabbit for a performance at his school. According to the legend that the child in the picture appears smiling, but deep down he was upset to wear that costume, and that boy, many years later, would use that memory as a muse to nickname himself the Bad Bunny.

2- He dropped out of college to become a singer

Bad Bunny is at his best!

"All my life I have loved music. I sang many songs since I was 5 years old."

Benito was the ultimate fan of Daddy Yankee. At the age of 13, he began to create his own music while studying Social Communication at the University of Puerto Rico. At the same time he worked as a packer in a supermarket called Econo. He shared his songs Soundcloud, and in 2016 he signed the contract with Mambo Kingz. He quit his job at the supermarket and drop out of college to pursue his dream. It was worth it!

3-His large collection of luxury cars

Bad Bunny in the video "Yo perreo sola".

Bad Bunny enjoys having high-end vehicles and the Lamborghini Urus was his first luxury car. The Puerto Rican has invested his fortune in an incredible collection that includes a Bugatti Chiron 110. The vehicle is worth 3 million dollars. Fun fact:Puerto Rico doesn't allow this type of vehicle to circulate on the streets. The car is still on his garage! He also has a Ferrari Testarossa, valued at 8 million dollars. The singer loves the Italian firm and used his car for his video "Te gustó". 

The Bunny also owns a Mercedes Benz G-Class and a Pontiac GTO, a 1964 classic.

4-Pinky symbol

The singer sees music as religion he represents it with his pinky. For him, rap could be considered "liturgical”. Benito appreciates the support of his audience and considers his gesture as a legacy for the future.

5-Uses his music to fight for social causes

Bad Bunny wants to make history. Source: (Getty)

The Puerto Rican has joined the fight for equality. Bad Bunny found that his music can become the best speaker to share problems that still go unnoticed. The singer revealed for Time magazine his support for the BLM movement.

"At least I will know that I have helped future generations who, with faith, will enjoy freedom and justice."

6- The woman of his dreams

Bad Bunny and Gabriela Berlingeri. Source: (Getty)

Her name is Gabriela Berlingeri and she is also from Puerto Rico. The young woman is 27 years old, works as a model, has an accessories company, and is Bad Bunny's girlfriend since 2018.

7-The first urban Latin singer to be the cover of Rolling Stone

The cover of Rolling Stone Magazine was published in May 2020. The singer thanked his followers for this achievement, reminding them that “YHLQMDLG”, "Yo hago lo que me da la gana", means that no one will tell him what to do, because he will always do what he wants.

"And since I was a child, I wanted to be big, wanted to pursue and work for my dreams."

Bad Bunny's career continues rising and we'll follow each of the steps of the best Latin artist of the moment. What do you think about Bad Bunny? Leave your comments below!

Sindy Macero

Journalist with some Caribbean flavor. Curious and waiting for good stories.+ info

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