Dec. 24th, 1971
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Ricky Martin's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2004 - Fahrenheit 9/11
1999 - Idle Hands
Guest TV Roles
Himself - Guest
Himself - Member of Menudo
Himself - Musical Guest
Himself - Special Guest
Ricky Martin initiated his singing career in the Latin all boy-band group 'Menudo". After leaving the group, he moved to New York to study acting. After finishing his studies, he relocated to Mexico where he performed as an actor in "Mama ama el Rock", "Alcanzar una Estrella II". In 1991, he began to focus his career as a soloist singer, eventually becoming an international superstar with the release of his self-titled English language album in 1996.
- (1999) Named one of "People" magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People
- He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6901 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
- His nickname among his immediate family members is Kiki.
- His song, "The Cup of Life" was the official theme of the World Cup in France, for 1998.
- Opened a restaurant in Miami beach, 'Casa Salsa' in 1999. The restaurant was later closed.
- Sons, Valentino and Matteo.
- 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.
- Jon Secada, Desmond Child and Emilio Estefan have all been his music producers for his self-titled album.