Ricky Martin biography

Ricky Martin profile

Birth NameEnrique Martín MoralesRicky Martin
BornEnrique Martín Morales
December 24, 1971 (age 43)
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Height5' 11¾" (1.82 m)
  • Singer
  • actor
  • author
Years active1984–present
  • Pop
  • Latin pop
  • dance-pop
  • urban pop
  • reggae
  • Columbia
  • Sony Music Latin
  • Sony Music Mexico
Associated actsMenudo, Christina Aguilera,Draco Rosa, Ednita Nazario,Luciano Pavarotti, Nina Moric

Ricky Martin biography 

Ricky Martin, is a Puerto Rican singer, actor, and author. Martin began his career at age twelve with the all-boy pop group Menudo. During his time in the group he had the opportunity to travel and record in various languages including Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and English. He went on to portray "Pablo" in the Mexican soap opera Alcanzar una estrella II (1991). He won an Mexican award heraldo his role in Más que alcanzar una estrella (1992).


His nickname among his immediate family members is Kiki.
His birth name is Enrique Martín Morales.
He Is the sponsor of three children in India.
his first album, "Ricky Martin" sold over 500,000 copies worldwide.
He  can Speaks 5 languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese, French & Italian.
His parents' divorce was anything but amicable: his dad once asked Ricky to choose between he and his mother.
From the beginning, Ricky loved to perform, becoming active in local plays and in  choir as a boy.
At the age of 6, he scored parts in commercials and became very comfortable in front  of the camera.
More than a billion viewers in 187 counties witnessed Ricky's electrifying performance of "La Copa de la Vida" at the 1999 Grammy Awards.


A lot of people say, 'Wow, you're a single father of twin boys, that's crazy!' Two toddlers can get hectic, but I wouldn't change it for anything. Every day they teach me different things. The love is there. When you have a two-year-old saying every other hour, 'Papi, te amo. Papi, I love you,' it can't get better.
I think religion is a bunch of hooey, and I think that the holidays are an opportunity for people to get stressed out, getting their rush to shop. It's so conformist.
When someone isn't ready we must not try to force them out. People are being bullied and committing suicide because they're gay and it's horrible.
I've performed in China, France, New Delhi, and Indianapolis, and everybody just allows themselves to go at it and have a good time. I think that's what I'm doing through music. It's not about 'I'm from

Every night, you fight for that standing ovation at the end of the night. And if you do something wrong, the domino effect is chaotic. And you must not allow yourself to make mistakes whatsoever. So in that case, theater, it's fascinating because of the discipline that you need.

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