November 29, 2023

Ricky Martin Biography, Age, Height, Affairs, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : July 16, 2022

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Short Biography

Ricky Martin was born on 24-12-1971 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Enrique Martín Morales. He is a Puerto Rican Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Recording Artist, Activist, Philanthropist, Writer, Author, Soap Opera Actor, Theatre Actor & Film Actor.

Ricky Martin Complete Bio & Career

Enrique Martín Morales, popularly recognized as Ricky Martin, is an actor, singer, and author of Puerto Rico. He began singing when he was 5 years old. He used to use spoons as a virtual microphone. He received inspiration from his maternal family as they were having an inclination toward music and had a maternal grandfather who was a poet. He started featuring in commercials for Puerto Rican television for products such as toothpaste, soft drinks, and fast-food restaurants when he was just 9 years old.
He started his career at the very young age of 12 years with ‘Menudo’ which was an all-boy pop group. He performed at  Luis A. Ferré Performing Arts Center for the first time with the group. He worked with the group for 5 years and left it when he was 17. He later performed in ‘ Mama Ama el Rock’.His acting skills were noticed by one of the producers and he was offered a role in the Mexican telenovela ‘Alcanzar Una Estrella ‘.He signed Sony Music Entertainment's Latin imprint ‘Sony Discos’ in 1990 and released his 1st solo album ‘Ricky Martin’.The album gave him a successful entry into the world of music. He worked in ‘General Hospital’ which was a US TV soap featuring him as a Puerto Rican singer in 1994.
He later released several albums and was seen at the 41st Annual Grammy Awards show. He performed on "The Cup of Life" there. He received worldwide success with the release of ‘Livin' La Vida Loca’.It is considered a transition of entry for Spanish-speaking artists to the English-speaking market. The album became one of the best-selling albums. His other studio albums include A Medio Vivir, Life, Me Amarás, Música + Alma + Sexo, Vuelve, Almas del Silencio, Sound Loaded and A Quien Quiera Escuchar.
He headlined the inauguration celebration held for President George W. Bush in 2001. While working with the Menudo group when the group was a UNICEF ambassador, he started showing interest in philanthropy. He worked for the good of impoverished children. This gave him inspiration and he continued working for the social cause and worked for charities at later times as well. He founded ‘Fundación Ricky Martin ‘which is a non-profit organization. He collaborated on the’ Llama y Vive’  campaign with  International Organization for Migration. The campaign was aimed to prevent human trafficking, protect the child trafficking victims, and stop the prosecution of the victims.

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Ricky Martin Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Enrique Martin Negroni
Mother Nereida Morales
Half-brothers Angel Fernandez, Fernando Fernandez, Eric Martin, Daniel Martin
Half-sister Vanessa Martin
Affairs Rebecca de Alba, Lilly Melgar, Ines Misan, Maital Sabban, Adriana Biega
Spouse Jwan Yosef
Sons Matteo Martin, Valentino Martin, Renn Martin-Yosef
Daughters Lucia Martin-Yosef 

He was born to a psychologist father Enrique Martin Negroni and an accountant mother Nereida Morales. Iraida Negroni Arizmendi and Enrique Martin are his grandparents. Angel Fernandez, Fernando Fernandez, Eric Martin, and Daniel Martin are his half-brothers from the maternal and paternal sides. Vanessa Martin is his paternal half-sister. From 1994 to 2006, he was in a relationship with Rebecca de Alba, a Mexican Model & TV Host. He later confirmed that he is homosexual and then he married a Syrian Swedish painter Jwan Yosef in 2017. He has also dated Lilly Melgar, Ines Misan, Maital Sabban & Adriana Biega

He is proud to be a father of twin boys Valentino Martin & Matteo Martin, both were born in Aug 2008 by surrogacy. On 24-12-2018 on the day of his 47th birthday, Ricky Martin and Jwan Yosef welcomed their first child, a daughter named Lucia Martin-Yosef born by surrogacy. On 29-10-2019, he announced the birth of his fourth child, a son named Renn Martin-Yosef born by surrogacy.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 43
Biceps Size 15
Waist Size 33
Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Personal Info

Home Town San Juan, Puerto Rico
Nationality Puerto Rican
Religion Christian
Address Los Angeles, California, USA
School N/A
College New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, New York
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Singing and Playing Musical Instruments
Marital Status Married
Debut Solo Album - Ricky Martin (1991)
TV Show - The Love Boat (1985)
Film - Más que alcanzar una Estrella (1992)
Salary N/A
Net Worth $60 Million
Official Website


Car Collections Mercedes Benz SUV


Favorite Color Blue
Favorite Brand Giorgio Armani
Favorite Actor Robert De Niro
Favorite Movie The Godfather (1972)
Favorite Singer Enrique Iglesias
Favorite Song Fragile by Sting
Favorite Food Mango Chutney Salad

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Ricky Martin

  • He is a gay and was in a relationship with an economist Carlos González Abella.
  • He finds inspiration from Fania All-Stars, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, Celia Cruz, and Gilberto Santa Rosa.

Ricky Martin Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

51 years, 11months, 5 days old age Ricky Martin will turn 52 on 24 December, 2023. Only 24 days, 8 hours,21 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Ricky Martin has celebrated the total number of 52 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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