Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin

Puerto Rican singer (born 1971)
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Enrique Martín Morales (born December 24, 1971), better known as Ricky Martin, is a Puerto Rican singer, actor, and author who is known as the "King of Latin Pop". He holds dual American and Spanish citizenship, and began his career at age 12 with the all-boy pop group Menudo. After five years with the group, he released several Spanish-language solo albums throughout the 1990s. Since the beginning of his solo career in 1991, Ricky Martin has sold over 70 million records making him one of the best-selling Latin music artists of all time. He also acted on stage and on TV in Mexico, where he achieved modest stardom. In 1994, he appeared on the US TV soap opera General Hospital, playing a Puerto Rican singer. He also ranks among the most influential Latin artists of all time.

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Ricky Martin was born on Friday, 24 December 1971 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His full name at birth was Enrique José Martín Morales. He is best known as a singer. Martin's country of citizenship (nationality) is Puerto Rican. His religion is listed as Roman Catholic. He is 6' 2" (188 cm) tall and weighs 179 lbs (81 kg) with an athletic build. He has light brown eyes and dark brown hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $60,000,000 US dollars. Ricky Martin is 52 years old and his zodiac star sign is Capricorn.

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Enrique José Martín Morales
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Livin' la Vida Loca
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Date of birth
24 December 1971
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Actor, Author
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6' 2" (188 cm)
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179 lbs (81 kg)
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Residence
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
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Net worth
$60,000,000 USD
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I don`t want to dream anymore, I want my life to be real!
  • Had a cameo in the film "Idle Hands", but the scene was deleted. He can still be seen in the background at the Burger Jungle carpark.
  • Is a vegetarian.
  • Sings the Spanish version of "Go the distance", main theme of Hercules (1997)
  • Speaks 5 languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese, French & Italian.
  • His song, "The Cup of Life" was the official theme of the World Cup in France, for 1998.

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