Bertucci was born in Guanare, state of Portuguesa, in western Venezuela. He was
raised by his grandparents, and has humble origin. From a very young age, since
he grew up in the Venezuelan plains and because of his family influence, he was
involved in cultivation lands. His first steps as a pastor began in Tinaquillo.
Then, he moved to Valencia where he founded the Maranatha Church in Venezuela
and later on the association of The Gospel Changes. He is married to Rebeca
Barrios, also a pastor, and they have three children. His family and his wife’s
are both involved -in one way or another- with the Church. Rebeca and Javier are
called "mommy" and "daddy" by their followers. And in their social networks they
show to be a united, affectionate family and, above all, devoted to Jesus.
However, the other family businesses are not mentioned.
is, along with his preaching, an entrepreneur, a facet that he developed after
becoming a pastor in 1999. He is involved in the construction business in the
country. He owns Construction
Company Constructora Bertucci C.A,
shares the company's management with his brother-in-law and pastor, Francisco
Barrios, and is located in San Diego, state of Carabobo, in central Venezuela.
According to the National Registry of Contractors, the National Glass
Corporation C.A. and the Maranatha Foundation itself appear among its clients.
Therefore, if there is a problem of masonry in the headquarters of the Church,
the construction company takes over.
also appears as director of company Biometrix-Med
Equipment Corp, created
in June 2013 with headquarters in Florida, engaged in buying and selling goods
and services. He runs this company with Nicolás E. Aular, a Venezuelan
businessman, president of the business companies Gallery Aviation INC and Luxury
Auto Sales USA INC, who was detained in 1998 and involved - according to the
newspaper Notitarde published at the time - in a case of trading imported
vehicles "of doubtful origin" in Venezuelan territory.
an official statement, after the publication of the report, Bertucci denied any
connection with the company in Florida. "The participation never materialized.
It was aimed to be used to acquire a series of second-hand dialysis equipment to
import it from the United States of America to Venezuela and then refurbish it.
After being repaired, it would be donated to the communities for the use of
patients suffering from kidney diseases in general," says the
to the records of Import
of the largest port traffic databases in the world, Bertucci has imported
products from the United States of America to Venezuela. The last import
registered in his name was made in January 2015, when he received the
manufacture of ceramics in Puerto Cabello by Port Everglades vessel. Previously,
he had imported microwave ovens, blenders, furniture, taps or faucets for
domestic use, refrigerator units, among others.