Ricky Martin is a beloved Puerto Rican singer and actor, who began his musical career in the 1980s. As a solo artist, Ricky accumulated 10 studio albums, and as of 2020, he has sold more than 60 million albums worldwide. His music awards include two Grammys and five Latin Grammys, as well as three Billboard awards.
Enrique Martín Morales was born on December 24, 1971 in San Juan Puerto Rico. However, he rose to fame after joining the group Menudo in 1984. Later in 1991, he participated in the Mexican telenovela Alcanzar una Estrella II, which allowed him to increase his popularity, and that same year he released his debut solo material, titled Ricky Martin, with which he reached position 5 on the list from Billboard Latin Pop Albums.
Ricky Martin's success continued to grow during the 1990s with his songs gaining attention in both Latin America and Europe. His song "Livin' La Vida Loca" became a worldwide hit. He has been able to maintain his international success since then, touring the entire world and starring in hits like The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.
He is easily one of the most successful Latin singers in history. His coming-out story was a huge influence for his LGBTQ+ fans everywhere!