things that you may not know about Ricky!
More things that
you may not know about Ricky
Enrique Jose Martin Morales IV
BIRTH DATE: December 24,
CUNTRY: Puerto Rico
HEIGHT: 6'1" OR 6'0"
MOTHER NAME: Nereida Morales
FATHER NAME: Enrique Martin
LAST FOOD: Sea food
FAVORITE ACTOR: Robert
FAVORITE MOVIE:THE Godfather
FAVORITE SONG: Fragile (Sting)
WORST FEAR: Snakes
Enrique got his first taste of performing in grade school..
He acted in school plays and sang in the choir. He
appeared in many television commercials as a small child
and he immersed himself in singing lessons.
At around age 10, Ricky Martin discovered the music of
the Latin boy group Menudo
and immediately gained an audition. We can say that he
had a fragile strat. It took him 3 auditions to earn his
place in the band. He got rejected after the first
audition because he was too young, the second was because
of his height. Ricky Martin finally join the group in
1984. For the next 5 years he did recording work and
tours all around the world. Ricky has said that he always
needed to be in the spolight.
In 1989, he left the group and he move to New York city
were he hoped to have a solo success. He was going only
for 10 days... his trip actually lasted 8 month.
In 1992, Ricky released his first album, on sony records,
called Ricky Martin.
This cd became one of the greatest latin recording album
over 10 years.
A year later he released is secod album called Me Amaras. This cd sees the
beggining of his success on the latin charts. He also
began acting on national television the same year. He got
the role of Miguel Morez
on the American soap opera General Hospital. He started
working on his third album, A
Medio Vivir, a year later.
In 1996, Ricky released A medio
Vivir. His popular single Maria became
one of the highest selling records in '97. Also that
year, he got awarded the prestigious role of Marius in
the Broadway production of Les
Miserables. He also found time to do the
Spanish version of the animated Disney film Hercules.
In 1998 Vuelve was
released. It debuted at 1st place on the billboards album
charts, and it stayed that position for 22 weeks. He also
sang the his song The Cup
Of Life for the soccer world cup '98.
Then in 1999 his Album Vuelve
was named Best Latin Pop Album at the Grammys. That day,
all of north america got their first taste of this
fabulous singer. He released is first english/spanish
album Ricky Martin
also in 1999.
November 14th 2000, Ricky released his second english/spanish
cd, Sound Loaded. Now
Ricky Martin is One of the most popular latin singer in
the entire world!