About Ricky Martin
Ricky Martin was brought up in Puerto Rico. He started showing his love for music at an early age, when he was just 12. He joined a music group in Puerto Rico. He learned a great deal of music while staying with that group which traveled many places and produced music for Spanish, Italian and English languages. Ricky Martin had to leave that group and went to New York for study purpose. But everything changed when he went to Mexico and got offer for a play, "Mama ama el Rock". He took part in Alcanzar una estrella II in 1991 which was a Mexican soap opera and Más que alcanzar una estrella in 1992. Martin won a Heraldo for his role in the play of 1992. Ricky Martin started to think about a career in music. In 1991, he initiated to be a solo artist. "Ricky Martin” was his first album which got huge popularity and sold more than 500,000 copies. After that he released another album, "Me Amaras". This album was also a very popular album in which he included romantic songs. This album became a hit in the billboard. His fame gave him "Best New Latin Artist". He was also interested to be an actor. He went to Los Angeles in late 1993. Ricky Martin was seen in the episodes of the NBC sitcom Getting By (1993). In 1994, Martin took part in soap opera General Hospital (1963), as "Miguel Morez".
Ricky Martin is a very kind man who always tries to work for the people. He is very active in his Humanitarian work. He likes to educate young people about the danger of drug abuse and AIDS. He
"The Cup of Life" and “Livin' la Vida Loca" are two of Martin’s popular songs. He is also seen in some music vedios. But "Livin 'La Vida Loca" and "She's All I Ever Had" were two great videos of Ricky Martin. He has been touring many places. Martin won several awards which include American Music Awards, World Music Awards, Grammy awards, Lifetime Achievement Award and other prestigious awards. He was one of the Latin pop artists who could become the best selling artist of all time. In 2008, Ricky Martin became a father of two children who were born by surrogacy.