Fernando Martinez

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Fernando Martinez
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Fernando Martinez in 1986
Appearances [[Appearance::Grand Theft Auto III
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories
GTA IV Episodes]]
Full Name Fernando Martinez
Gender Gender::Male
Place of Birth Upstate Liberty
Nationality [[Latin|Latin]]
Home Vice City
San Andreas
Liberty City
Upstate Liberty
Main Affiliations Christy MacIntyre
Lazlow Jones
Lionel Makepeace
Businesses Emotion 98.3
Fernando's New Beginnings
Voiced by Frank Chavez

Fernando Martinez is a recurring radio personality in many Grand Theft Auto games, starting with Grand Theft Auto III.

His career dates back to 1984, as the co-host of Emotion 98.3. He originally shared the show with Lionel Makepeace, who was often at odds with him and did not understand Fernando's poetic monologues about passion and lust. He hosted the show himself by 1986. Martinez also does commercials for Medallion Man in Vice City.

He was forced out of Vice City for some reason, and moved to San Andreas where he became the improvised host of Lonely Hearts on WCTR in 1992.

In Grand Theft Auto III, he runs a programs called Fernando's New Beginnings, where husbands relieve the stress of married life by getting a mistress. He is interviewed on Chatterbox FM by Lazlow - when asked about his background, he says he is "Latin" but later admits that he is from Upstate Liberty. Lazlow ends the show by yelling "You're just a cheap pimp from Upstate, get out of my studio!".

In 2008, he is the host of Episodes from Liberty City exclusive radio station Vice City FM. He admits that he has several children, he is a registered sex offender not allowed within 200 yards of a school, and has a sexually transmitted infection.


  • Fernando Martinez is the second most heard DJ in the GTA III and IV era games, only to be beaten by Lazlow.
  • It is unknown if Fernando is related to Jerry Martinez, because they have the same last name.