Bernie Martínez Ocasio is a Puerto Rican who rose to prominence as the younger brother of famous Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny. Bad Bunny became famous following his feature on Cardi B’s 2018 hit track, “I Like It.”
Since he rose to fame, Bad Bunny has collaborated with several A-list artists, including Drake. He also became the first non-English language act to be Spotify’s most-streamed artist of the year in 2020 and 2021, and he had the most prominent streaming year for any artist in 2022. Bad Bunny has three Grammy Awards and eight Billboard Awards and was Artist of the Year at the Apple Music Awards in 2022.
Following his success, Bad Bunny has become a household name in the music industry. He is an outstanding artist who is known for his fashion style. However, this has made fans curious about his roots, especially his brother, Bernie Martínez Ocasio.
So, who is he?
Meet Bad Bunny’s Brother
Bernie Martínez Ocasio was born in 1997, in Almirante Sur, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico. Although his exact birthdate is unknown, he is the son of Tito Martínez Ocasio and Lysaurie Ocasio Declet. His father, Tito, was a truck driver, while his mother, Laurie, was a retired school teacher. Bernie was raised in a stable home with his parents and grew up alongside his siblings.
Although there is little information about most of his early days, Bernie Martínez Ocasio grew up in a family of devout Catholics. As a result, he attended church weekly with his mom and siblings. Bernie has two other brothers, Benito Antonio, his older brother, who is famous as Bad Bunny, and Bysael Martínez, his younger brother.
Despite being a celebrity sibling, Bernie is cagey about the details of his life. His educational background and achievements are unknown. He rose to fame solely as one of Bad Bunny’s siblings. He keeps a low profile and lives under the shadow of his famous brother.
What Does Bernie Martínez Ocasio Do?
Although Bernie has been in the spotlight since his brother’s rise to stardom, his profession is unknown. Some reports suggest he is a fashion designer, but the celebrity brother has not disclosed details about his educational achievements or career. Hence, no one knows what Bad Bunny’s brother does for a living.
However, Bernie Martínez Ocasio has become a part of Bad Bunny’s management team. He has accompanied the Puerto Rican artist on his tours on different occasions. He also appeared in Bad Bunny’s music video, “Yo Visto Asi,” alongside other Puerto Rican celebrities.
Bernie Has an Active Social Media Account
Bernie Martínez Ocasio has a large following on his Instagram. He has over 188k followers. However, he is low-key and mostly shares photos of himself or photos of himself and his friends having fun.
Bad Bunny, on the other hand, has a massive online presence across social media platforms. The “Mia” crooner has over 45 million followers on Instagram and over 31 million followers on his TikTok page.
Is Bad Bunny’s Brother Married?
Bernie Martínez Ocasio has not disclosed any detail whatsoever about his relationship status. The celebrity sibling has made it a point to keep the details about his relationships out of the media. Hence his marital status is unknown, along with the identity of any past partner he may have had.
On the other hand, his famous brother has been in the headlines for his high-profile relationships. Bad Bunny was formerly in a relationship with Gabriela Berlingeri; the now-separated couple became red-carpet official in 2020 after three years of secretly dating. The pair, however, quietly went their separate ways later in 2022.
Afterward, the Puerto Rican rapper made headlines for spending time with Kendall Jenner. Kendall Jenner and Bad Bunny’s relationship started as a rumor but seemed accurate as the pair have been together on different occasions. Although things are not official between them, they spend a lot of time together.
Bernie Martínez Ocasio’s Net Worth
Bernie’s net worth is unknown. The celebrity sibling has not shared the details of his professional career with the public, so his primary source of income is unknown. But Bad Bunny is estimated to have a net worth of $40,000,000. The Puerto Rican singer and rapper made a fortune for himself through his career as a successful artist.
Despite being famous as the brother of one of the most successful Latino artists ever, Bernie Martínez Ocasio keeps his life private. Fans want to know if he’ll follow in his brother’s footsteps as an artist. However, this remains to be seen.