Ricky Martin Age, Net Worth, Wiki, Height, Wife

Ricky Martin, born Enrique Martin Morales, is a Puerto Rican vocalist, musician, composer, singer, music producer, and actor. He is well known by his stage name, Ricky Martin. The singer Ricky Martin has a net worth of $130 million as of the year 2022. As a singer, songwriter, actor, and music producer, he was able to build up his wealth during the course of his career.

Because of his groundbreaking work in this area of music and his role in introducing people all over the globe to this kind of music, Ricky Martin is often referred to as the “King of Latin Pop” or “the Latin Pop God.”

After beginning his music career as a member of the all-boy Latin pop band “Menudo,” he eventually moved on to seek a career as a solo artist. Before he was selected to create “La Copa de la Vida” (The Cup of Life) as the official theme of the 1998 “FIFA World Cup,” he published a few of albums in Spanish. These albums were released before he was chosen.

Ricky Martin

After that, he repeated the performance at the 41st Annual Grammy Awards. It was the massive success of his song “Livin’ la Vida Loca” that catapulted him to the status of an international celebrity and gained him notoriety all over the globe.

As one of the most famous Latin pop singers, he was instrumental in bringing the music genre to the attention of audiences throughout the globe. As a result, he paved the way for other notable Latin singers, such as Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, and Enrique Iglesias.

In addition to recording records in Spanish, he also released albums in English, which contributed to a rise in his fame. His albums titled “A Medio Vivir,” “Sound Loaded,” “Vuelve,” “Me Amaras,” “La Historia,” and “Musica + Alma + Sexo” are among his most commercially successful works.

It is estimated that more than 85 million records bear his name somewhere in the globe. In addition, he has given performances in concerts located in every region of the globe.

Ricky Martin Wiki

Ricky Martin was born on the 24th of December 1971, making him 50 years old as of the year 2022. He was born and raised in San Juan, which is located in Puerto Rico. In the present day, he divides his time between residing in New York City, New York, and Puerto Rico. Ricky has a citizenship from the island of Puerto Rico. As he claimed that he was brought up with similar ideas when he was a child, it is reasonable to assume that he is a Christian.

After his parents had a divorce when he was only two years old, he split his childhood time between his father’s house and the residence of his paternal grandparents. He is now living with his father again.

Ricky Martin
At the age of six, he began taking voice and acting training, and soon after, he began appearing in school choirs and plays. At the age of nine, he was already making appearances in television ads for products such as toothpaste, fast food restaurants, and soft beverages.

Career

In 1984, he was given the opportunity to become a member of the popular Latin boy band Menudo. One month later, he performed his first performance in what is now known as the “Luis A. Ferre Performing Arts Center” in San Juan.

During the next five years, he was the main vocalist for the band and went all over the globe, singing in a variety of languages.

After releasing 11 albums with the band, he decided to leave them in 1989, when he was just 17 years old, and go back to Puerto Rico to finish his high school education there. After that, he decided to pursue a career in acting and singing, so he enrolled at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University in New York City.

He left college and relocated to Mexico in order to pursue a career as a musician with the band Mama Ama el Rock. In addition, he appeared in the Mexican telenovela “Alcanzar una Estrella” as a character.

In 1991, he made his debut as a solo artist with the album Ricky Martin, which was recorded in Spanish and distributed by Sony Discos. The album achieved widespread success and was featured prominently on Latin chart positions. The following year, in 1993, he released his second solo album titled “Me Amaras.”

In 1994, he made his first appearance on American television in the NBC comedy “Getting By.” After that, in 1995, he appeared as an actor on the ABC soap series ‘General Hospital.’ He had a role in the 1996 version of “Les Miserables” that was staged on Broadway.

Ricky Martin

The release of his third album, titled “A Medio Vivir,” in 1995 marked a significant turning point in his career. The record went on to sell more than three million copies all over the globe. After those two years, he provided his voice to the Spanish version of the animated picture ‘Hercules,’ which was produced by Disney.
In 1998, he recorded his fourth album, which was titled “Vuelve,” and it quickly rose to the top of the “Billboard Top Latin Albums” chart. Additionally, it was the first album of his to break into the top 40 of the ‘US Billboard 200’ chart.

In 1999, he released his first album in the English language under the title Ricky Martin, which quickly rose to the top of the Billboard 200 album list upon its first release. The CD was hailed as “the most successful by a Hispanic musician,” according to the announcement.

In the year 2000, he laid the groundwork for what would later become known as the Ricky Martin Foundation, an organisation that advocates for children and works to protect them from exploitation and trafficking.

In 2001, he released his album titled “La Historia,” which was a collection of his most successful songs performed in Spanish. After that, he went on to make a new Spanish album that he named “Almas del Silencio.” This album had hits that topped the charts in Spain, such as “Tal Vez,” “Jaleo,” and “Y Todo Queda en Nada,” among others.

With the release of his album titled “Life” in 2005, he made his comeback to the English-language pop genre. The French-speaking countries, most notably France, contributed far more to the album’s overall popularity.
During his “One Night Only with Ricky Martin” tour in 2006, he performed in countries all over the world, including those in Latin America, the United States of America, Europe, and Africa.

During this time, he was also a performer in the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Turin, which took place in 2006.

In 2006, he had a record-breaking performance at the “MTV Unplugged” event, which was later made available on both CD and DVD.

In 2007, he began his “Black and White Tour,” which took him all over the globe. Another compilation album with the title “17” was issued by him in the year 2008. In 2011, he released the compilation album titled “17: Greatest Hits” in the UK. The album titled “Greatest Hits: Souvenir Edition” was issued by him in Australia in the year 2013.

In the meanwhile, he released his autobiography in 2010, which was titled “Me,” and it was placed on the list of Best Sellers published in “The New York Times.”

In 2011, he released the album “Musica + Alma + Sexo,” which went on to become a huge success and reached the top spot on the “Billboard Top Latin Albums” list.

In 2012, he appeared in a special episode of the television programme ‘Glee,’ which is shown on Fox. After the release of his English album “Come with Me” in 2013, Ricky Martin embarked on his “Ricky Martin Live” concert tour.

In 2013, he published the first edition of his children’s book titled “Santiago the Dreamer in Land Among the Stars.”

The year 2014 saw the beginning of his “Mexican One World Tour.” After giving a performance during the opening ceremony of the 22nd ‘Central American Caribbean Games,’ he decided to call an end to the tour.
2015 saw the release of his album titled “A Quien Quiera Escuchar,” which was recorded in Spanish. The album achieved the number one spot on the “Billboard Best Latin Pop Albums” chart. The record was well received, and he ended up being nominated for many prizes and winning a few of them.
In 2016, the song “Vente Pa’ Ca,” which was recorded in conjunction with the Colombian singer Maluma, attracted the attention of listeners all over the globe and fared well on music charts in a variety of countries. After that, in 2017, he began performing in a residency in Las Vegas.
In 2018, he received his first nomination for a “Primetime Emmy Award” in the category of “Outstanding Supporting Actor” for his performance as “Antonio D’Amico,” the partner of fashion designer Gianni Versace, in an episode of the American television series “American Crime Story.” The episode aired in 2018.
In February of 2018, Martin released the first track, titled “Fiebre,” from the new musical project he had been working on. The musician kicked off his “Movimiento Tour” on February 7, 2020, marking the beginning of his globe tour.

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