Enrique José Martín Morales says Ricky Martin ( ), is a Puerto Rican singer and actor, naturalized Spanish >>>, born December 24, 1971 in San Juan.
Ricky Martin was born on December 24, 1971 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He is the son of Nereida Morales, accountant >>>, and Enrique Martín Negroni (son of Enrique Martín and Iraida Negroni Arizmendi), psychologist >>>>>>>. Ricky Martin describes his origins as Spanish, with Basque ancestry of his great-grandparents, and corsican of his paternal grandmother >>>>>>>.
His parents divorced when he was two years old and Ricky Martin spent much of his childhood moving between his father's home on the outskirts of University Gardens, a middle-class neighborhood of San Juan and his grandfather's father's home. -mother>.
At six, he appears in advertisements. Passionate about comedy and music, he took singing lessons with Gus Schwarz, drama and joined in 1984 a "boyband" named "Menudo < span class = "flag-language" title = "Equivalent of the article" Menudo (group) "in another language"> (en) ". Although Ricky Martin enjoyed traveling and performing on stage with Menudo, he found busy schedules and strict and exhausting group management; he will later say that the experience with Menudo "cost him his childhood" .