Ricky Martin Biography

Ricky Martin (born Enrique Jos� Mart�n Morales in San Juan, Puerto Rico on December 24, 1971) is a popular music singer, who rose to fame, first as a member of the Latin boy band Menudo, then as a solo artist since 1990.

He has sold over 40 million records since the start of his career. Martin has achieved worldwide success, starting with his selection to substitute Ricky Melendez in Latin boy band Menudo from 1984 until 1989. He signed with Sony in 1990. His career continued after he left Menudo. He participated in soap operas like Alcanzar Una Estrella II and performed in the music group Munecos De Papel. Later, in Hollywood he played Miguel Morez on General Hospital.

It was in Mexico where he met Rebecca de Alba, a Mexican model turned TV presenter with whom he has had an on-and-off relationship for several years. Ricky established himself in Miami and connected with music creator Desmond Child and Puerto Rican agent Angelo Medina.

With these 2 in tow, Ricky created hits like "Maria," "The Cup Of Life," and "Livin' La Vida Loca." He sang "The Cup Of Life" during a World Cup broadcast that gave him worldwide exposure, but it was "Livin' La Vida Loca" which became a massive crossover summer hit, made him popular around the world.



Ricky Martin Image Gallery

Ricky Martin Picture Gallery Ricky Martin Picture Gallery

Ricky Martin Picture Gallery

Ricky Martin Picture Gallery

Ricky Martin News

Error, query failed