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.
- Ranked #42 on VH1's 100 Sexiest Artists.
- Jon Secada, Desmond Child and Emilio Estefan have all been his music producers for his self-titled album.
- Opened a restaurant in Miami beach, 'Casa Salsa' in 1999. The restaurant was later closed.
- Is the sponsor of three children in India.
- Speaks 5 languages: Spanish, English, Portuguese, French & Italian.
- (1999) Named one of "People" magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People
- His nickname among his immediate family members is Kiki.
- 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.