87 Facts About Ricky Martin

1. Ricky Martin is an American—Spanish singer, actor and author.

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2. Ricky Martin is a two-time Grammy winner and has earned seven nominations in total.

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3. Ricky Martin is an American—Spanish singer, actor and author.

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4. Ricky Martin started her interview saying, "I want to let everybody know I mean no disrespect to the victim's family.

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5. Ricky Martin is an American—Spanish singer, actor and author.

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6. Ricky Martin started her interview saying, "I want to let everybody know I mean no disrespect to the victim's family.

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7. Ricky Martin has the marriage license and clergy to perform the vows.

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8. Ricky Martin is the father of 10-year-old twins Matteo and Valentino.

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9. Ricky Martin is an American—Spanish singer, actor and author.

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10. Ricky Martin is an American—Spanish singer, actor and author.

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11. Ricky Martin had a relationship with a Mexican TV presenter, but the relationship ended in 2005 after 15 years.

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12. Ricky Martin has numerous awards and achievements to his name.

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13. Ricky Martin went back to school, finish both his university and secondary school education.

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14. Ricky Martin was born December 24, 1971, in San Juan, Puerto Rico to Enrique Martin, who was a Psychologist and Nereida Morales, an accountant.

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15. Ricky Martin successfully put the Latin pop genre on the map of the world.

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16. Ricky Martin is a singer who ruled the Latin and American pop scene during the 1990s.

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17. Ricky Martin recently opened a Puerto Rican restuaranct, Casa Salsa, in Southbeach.

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18. Ricky Martin was a coach on The Voice Australia for three seasons from 2013 through 2015.

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19. Ricky Martin tried out for Menudo twice unsuccessfully, mainly because of his height.

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20. Ricky Martin broke out on the music scene as one of the youngest members of Puerto Rican boy band, Menudo.

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21. In 1994, Ricky Martin starred on the American TV soap opera General Hospital, where he played a Puerto Rican singer.

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22. Ricky Martin began with his singing career at the age of 12 with the all-boy pop group Menudo.

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23. Ricky Martin won a Mexican Academy Award for his role in the film version of the Mexican soap opera Alcanzar Una Estrella II, in 1988 and in 1992 signed a deal with Sony Records, which released his self-titled debut that year.

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24. Ricky Martin continued to record music and in 1995 released his third album, A Medio Vivir.

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25. In 1992, Ricky Martin moved again, this time to Mexico City where he restarted his acting.

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26. In 1988, Ricky Martin left Menudo, graduated high school, and moved to New York City.

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27. Ricky Martin explained in USA Today, "I will never stop singing in Spanish, but this a communications business, and it's all about getting closer to cultures.

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28. Ricky Martin said in People, "When my dreams started coming true, my parents started fighting.

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29. Ricky Martin was already a superstar entertainer in Latin and South American nations, beginning with his stint in the hugely popular group, Menudo.

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30. Ricky Martin felt that he lacked chemistry with the rest of the General Hospital cast, and observed that people treated him differently because of his Puerto Rican accent.

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31. Ricky Martin is of Spanish ancestry from his Basque great-grandparents, plus some Corsican through his paternal grandmother.

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32. Ricky Martin began his career at age twelve with the all-boy pop group Menudo.

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33. Ricky Martin endorsed President Barack Obama for his reelection campaign by hosting a fundraiser with the President in New York on May 21, 2012.

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34. Ricky Martin delivered a speech at the UN homophobia conference on November 12, 2012.

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35. Ricky Martin announced on The Oprah Winfrey Show that he was in a relationship.

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36. On March 29, 2010, Ricky Martin publicly acknowledged his homosexuality in a post on his official website.

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37. Ricky Martin was in an on-off relationship with Mexican TV host Rebecca de Alba for more than 14 years.

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38. Ricky Martin has two maternal half-brothers, Fernando and Angel Fernandez, and two paternal half-brothers, Eric and Daniel Martin, and a paternal half-sister Vanessa Martin.

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39. Ricky Martin is an American—Spanish singer, actor and author.

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40. In 2006, Ricky Martin spoke in support of a United Nations effort to improve the rights of children worldwide in front of the US House International Relations Committee.

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41. Ricky Martin is the father to two twin boys, Matteo and Valentino, born in 2008 to a surrogate.

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42. In 2012, Ricky Martin made a guest appearance on the high school musical series Glee.

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43. Ricky Martin published his autobiography Me in 2010, which quickly turned into a best-seller.

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44. Ricky Martin traveled to Mexico to appear in a stage musical; the gig led to a role as a singer on the 1992 Spanish-language telenovela, Alcanzar una Estrella, or To Reach a Star.

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45. Ricky Martin was featured on the cover of Time magazine and credited with helping to bring a growing Latin cultural influence into the mainstream of American pop music.

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46. Ricky Martin is dad to three beautiful kids with partner Jwan Yosef.

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47. In January 2018, Ricky Martin announced that he and Yosef are married.

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48. Ricky Martin delivered a speech at the United Nations Homophobia Conference on November 12, 2012.

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49. Ricky Martin replied: "I don't think I should have to tell anyone if I am gay or not, or who I've slept with or not.

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50. Ricky Martin was raised Catholic but says he is open to all sorts of religious beliefs, especially the Buddhist philosophy.

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51. In 2018, Ricky Martin portrayed Antonio D'Amico, partner of fashion designer Gianni Versace, in the second season of the true crime television series American Crime Story, subtitled The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.

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52. In November 2016, Ricky Martin announced a Las Vegas residency show, All In, which began on April 4, 2017.

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53. Ricky Martin commented on the album: "I was really in touch with my emotions.

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54. Ricky Martin embarked on the 2013 Australian Tour in October 2013.

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55. Ricky Martin became Runner-up losing to eventual winner Harrison Craig.

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56. Ricky Martin guest-starred as a Spanish teacher on the Fox TV show Glee episode "The Spanish Teacher" on February 7, 2012.

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57. Ricky Martin recorded a duet with Eros Ramazzotti, "Non siamo soli" which topped the Italian chart for eleven consecutive weeks.

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58. On February 19, 2007, Ricky Martin began his worldwide Black and White Tour which started with a performance at the Jose Miguel Agrelot Coliseum in Puerto Rico and concluded with a presentation at the Madison Square Garden in New York City on October 14, 2007.

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59. Ricky Martin said of the new album: "I really needed to go back to focus, to my center, to the beginning.

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60. Ricky Martin became one of the top-selling albums of 1999, and was certified 7× platinum in the United States, selling over 15 million copies worldwide.

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61. Ricky Martin performed the song at the World Cup final in the Stade de France on July 12, 1998.

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62. In 1995, Ricky Martin refocused on his music career, and began work on his third album, A Medio Vivir.

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63. Ricky Martin felt he lacked chemistry with the rest of the General Hospital cast and observed that people treated him differently because of his Puerto Rican accent.

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64. Ricky Martin was accepted into New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, but months before classes began, Martin dropped out and moved to Mexico City to perform in the play Mama Ama el Rock.

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65. Ricky Martin developed an interest in philanthropy when the group became UNICEF ambassadors, often working with impoverished children in third world countries.

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66. Ricky Martin began singing at age 6, using wooden kitchen spoons as pretend microphones; he often interpreted songs by Menudo as well as English-language rock groups such as Led Zeppelin, Journey, and REO Speedwagon.

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67. Ricky Martin has some Corsican heritage through his paternal grandmother.

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68. Ricky Martin has two older maternal half-brothers, Fernando and Angel Fernandez, two older paternal half-brothers, Eric and Daniel Martin, and a younger paternal half-sister, Vanessa Martin.

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69. Ricky Martin was born on December 24, 1971, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, to Nereida Morales, an accountant, and Enrique Martin Negroni, a psychologist.

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70. Ricky Martin acted on stage and on TV in Mexico, where he achieved modest stardom.

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71. Ricky Martin began his career at age 12 with the all-boy pop group Menudo.

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72. Ricky Martin likely picked up the minor injury during Thursday's with only the occasional target due to the presence of pass-catching TE Ricky Seals-Jones.

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73. Ricky Martin is "termed out" and could not seek re-election but threw her support behind Waters' candidacy this time and has been critical of Ozawa on several fronts.

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74. Ricky Martin scored one goal each in the second half to lead the Eagles, the No 8 team in the.

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75. Ricky Martin received some assistance who captured his maiden world crown in Glasgow when defeating Ricky Burns for his WBO lightweight strap in 2014.

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76. Ricky Martin has collaborated with the International Organization for Migration on the Llama y Vive, a campaign which is aimed to facilitate prevention of human trafficking, protection of the youngest victims of child trafficking, and prosecution of the traffickers.

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77. Ricky Martin credits these musicians with helping him "appreciate the richness of [his] island's culture.

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78. On September 22, 2016, Ricky Martin released a new song "Vente Pa' Ca" with Colombian singer, Maluma.

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79. In July 2014, Ricky Martin was announced as a coach on The Voice Mexico.

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80. In November 2012, Ricky Martin was announced as a coach on The Voice Australia and debuted in the first episode of season two, on April 7, 2013.

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81. Ricky Martin was playing Che in the Broadway revival of the show Evita, scheduled to begin previews on Broadway in March 2012, ahead of an opening in April 2012.

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82. In May 2003 Ricky Martin released a new Spanish album Almas del Silencio.

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83. In October 1999, Ricky Martin embarked on a very successful year-long Livin' la Vida Loca Tour.

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84. Ricky Martin became one of the top-selling albums of 1999, and was certified 7× platinum in the United States, selling over 22 million copies worldwide.

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85. Ricky Martin was nominated for his first Grammy Award for Vuelve in the category of Best Latin Pop Album, and was booked to sing on the 41st Annual Grammy Awards live TV broadcast.

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86. In 1997, Ricky Martin was invited to the prestigious Sanremo Music Festival in Sanremo, Italy.

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87. In a 1996 interview with The Miami Herald, Ricky Martin expressed an interest in performing on Broadway.

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